The Original BLASTERS (Phil Alvin, Dave Alvin, John Bazz, Bill Bateman, Gene Taylor)
1979 (Phil Alvin, Dave Alvin, John Bazz, Bill Bateman, Frank Furillo)     (this list from 1979-95 is not complete)
3/17    Randy Colman's wedding
4/21    Huntington Beach CA at Mike George's wedding
10/31  Burbank CA at Golden Gate Motel
1980 (Phil Alvin, Dave Alvin, John Bazz, Bill Bateman)
1/12    San Diego CA at North Park Lions Club
1/13    N. Hollywood CA at The Palomino
1/24    Hollywood at The Whiskey A-Go-Go
1/26    Hollywood CA at Blackies
1/30    Los Angeles CA at Club 88
4/4      San Diego CA at North Park Lions Club ( with X)
7/1     Seattle WA at Seattle  Center Colesium (opening For Queen)
7/2     Portland OR at Portland Colesium (opening For Queen)
7/5     San Diego CA at San Diego Sports Arena (opening For Queen)
7/6     Phoenix AZ at Compton Terrace(opening For Queen)
7/8     Inglewood CA at The Forum (opening For Queen)
7/9     Inglewood CA at The Forum   (opening For Queen)
7/11   Inglewood CA at The Forum  (opening For Queen)
7/12   Inglewood CA at The Forum (opening For Queen)
7/13   Oakland CA at Colesium (opening For Queen)
7/14   Oakland CA at Colesium (opening For Queen)
8/2     Long Beach CA at Cal State
8/5     Memphis TN at Mid South Colesium (opening For Queen)
9/16   Hollywood CA at The Starwood
10/3    NYC at Danceteria
10/26  Resida CA at Country Club (opening for the Motels)
10/27  W. Hollywood CA at The Starwood
11/18  Los Angeles CA at Flippers
1981 (Phil Alvin, Dave Alvin, John Bazz, Bill Bateman, Gene Taylor)
4/         NYC at Peppermint Lounge
4/4       San Francisco CA at California Hall w/ X and Cramps
4/6       Hollywood CA at The Star wood
4/10-11 Hollywood CA at The Star wood (opening for the Ventures)
7/17     Hollywood at The Whiskey A Go Go
7/18     Hollywood at The Whiskey A Go Go
10/14   St Louis MO at Mississippi Nights
10/15   Kansas City MO at Parody Hall
10/16   Indianapolis IN at Crazy Al's
10/17   Detroit MI at Trax's
10/19   Anna Arbor MI at Second Chance
10/20   Columbus OH at Crazy Mama's
10/23   Milwaukee WI at Starship
10/24   Chicago IL at Misfits
10/27   Madison WI at Merlin's
10/29   Cincinatti OH at Bogarts
10/30   Pittsburgh PA at The Deacde
11/3     Hollywood CA at Whiskey A Go Go
11/4     Los Angeles CA at Ashgrove (Taping Evening at Improv TV show)
11/7     NYC at Mudd Club
11/13   Wash DC at The Bayou
11/14   Philadelphia PA at East Side
11/18   Concord NH at Concord Theatre
12/3     West Hollywood CA at The Improv
12/4     Santa Monica CA at McCabes (Phil and Gene solo acoustic)
12/28   Los Angeles CA at Al's
12/31   Los Angeles CA at New Olympic (w/ Black Flag, Fear)
1982 (Phil Alvin, Dave Alvin, John Bazz, Bill Bateman, Gene Taylor, Lee Allen, Steve Berlin)
1/7     Hollywood CA at The Roxy
1/21   Las Vegas NV at Desert Inn Hotel
1/23   Hollywood CA at The Starwood
1/14   Palo Alto CA at the Keystone
1/24   Hollywood CA at The Whiskey A Go Go
2/20   Resida CA at The Country Club
2/24   Chicago IL at The Metro (taping of PBS Soundstage TV special)
3/       Roslyn NY at My Fathers Place
3/11   NYC at Mudd Club
3/12   NYC at The Ritz
3/13   NYC at The Ritz
3/27   Hollywood CA at The Roxy
4/2     Fort Collins CO at Sam's Old Town Ballroom
4/3     Boulder CO at the Boulder Theater
5/22   London England at The Venue (recording of 'Live At The Venue' album)
5/24   Amsterdam Holland at Paradiso (with Bo Diddley)
7/10   Hollywood CA at Clun Lingerie (The Blasters backing Hank Ballard)
8/8     Santa Barbara CA
8/11  Fresno, CA at Fresno State University (opening for the Go-Gos )
8/12  Sacramento, CA at Sacramento Memorial Auditorium (opening for the Go-Gos )
8/14   Berkely CA at The Greek (opening for the Go-Gos )
8/21   San Pedro CA at Dancing Waters (Harbor Free Clinic Benefit)
8/25   Watsonville CA at Fairgrounds (opening for the Go Gos)
8/27   San Francisco CA at Kabuki
8/29   Los Angeles, CA at Hollywood Bowl (opening for the Go-Gos )
8/31  Tempe, AZ at Compton Terrace (opening for the Go-Gos )
9/2     Hollywood CA at Whiskey
9/9     NYC at Bottom Line
9/10   Philadelphia PA at Ripleys
9/24   NYC at Peppermint Lounge
9/25   NYC at Peppermint Lounge9/30 Leeds UK at Sheffield Polytechnic
11/4   Reseda CA at Rissmillers
12/11 San Francisco CA at Civic auditorium
1983 (Phil Alvin, Dave Alvin, John Bazz, Bill Bateman, Gene Taylor, Lee Allen, Steve Berlin)
3/13  Portland OR at Euphoria Tavern
3/17  Cotati CA at Cotati Caberet
3/18  Santa Cruz CA at Catalyst
3/21  San Jose CA at Saddlerock
4/1    Los Angeles CA at Universal Amphitheater
4/10  Main Gym Cal Poly at San Luis Opispo CA
4/12  Union ballroom at University of Utah
4/14 Denver CO at Rainbow
4/21  NYC at The Ritz
4/22  NYC at The Ritz
4/23  NYC at The Ritz
4/25  Boston MA at The Paradise Theater
4/26  Wash DC at The Bayou
4/28  Philadelphia PA at Ripleys
4/30  Toronto Ontario at El Macombo
5/2    Chicago at TBA
5/4-5 San Bernadino CA at Orange Fair
5/6    Orange County CA at Kingdom of Dancing Stallions
5/7-8 Huntington Beach CA at The Golden Bear
5/12-18 filming "Streets of Fire"
6/      tour opening for Eric Clapton
6/24   Hollywood CA at The Palace
7/6-7  Milwaukee WI at Summerfest
7/10   Milwaukee WI at Summerfest
8/6     Cleveland OH at Agora Ballroom
8/18   Vancouver BC at Commodore Ballroom
8/22   San Francisco CA at Kabuki
8/24   Santa Cruz CA at Catalyst
9/9     NYC at The Bottom Line
9/23   Los Angeles CA at Rainbow Cross Sq. Convention Center (co-headline with 'X')
10/15 Hollywood CA at Club Lingerie (The Blasters back up Big Joe Turner)
12/31 Santa Cruz CA at Catalyst
1984 (Phil Alvin, Dave Alvin, John Bazz, Bill Bateman, Gene Taylor, Lee Allen, Steve Berlin)
1/1    Los Angeles CA at Music Machine (with Los Lobos)
4/11  Santa Cruz CA at Catalyst
4/      Palo Alto CA at The Keystone
4/28  Portland OR at Pine Street Theater
7/1    Minneapolis MN at ?
7/4-5 Milwaukee WI at Summerfest
7/7    Hollywood CA at The Palace
8/11 Irvine, CA at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre (opening for the Go-Gos)
8/18  Santa Monica CA at McCabes (Phil and Bill acoustic)
9/      San Francisco CA at The Stone
9/12  Santa Cruz CA at Catalyst
9/30  Wash DC at The Bayou
10/5  NYC at The Ritz
10/6  NYC at The Ritz
10/11 Philadelphia PA at Chestnut Cabaret
10/13 Providence RI at The Living Room
10/14 Syracuse NY at The Metro
10/22 Columbus OH at Alrosa Villa
10/30  Milwaukee WI at U of Wisconsin
11/28 Austin TX at Steamboat
11/30  Houston TX at Fitzgeralds
12/31 Los Angeles CA at Music Machine
1985 (Phil Alvin, Dave Alvin, John Bazz, Bill Bateman, Gene Taylor, Lee Allen, Steve Berlin)
1/11  Hollywood CA at The Palace
1/12  Hollywood CA at The Palace
1/19  Long Beach CA at Fenders Ballroom
2/21  Los Angeles CA at Sports Arena (opening for the Kinks)
3/15  Palo Alto CA at The Keystone
3/27  NYC at Folk City (Phil solo, Dave  on 4 songs)
3/29  NYC at The Ritz (with Dwight Yokam)
3/30  NYC at The Ritz (with Dwight Yokam)
4/1    Philadelphia PA at The Spectrum (opening for George Thouroughgood)
4/2    Levittown NY at Spit
4/14  Milwaukee WI at Eagles Ballroom
4/26  Denver CO at Rainbow Music Hall
5/1    Seattle WA at Paramount Theater (opening for the Kinks)
5/22  Austin TX at Austin Opera House
5/27  Atlanta GA at Moonshadow
6/      NYC
6/5     Wash DC at Ontario Theatre
8/12   Finland
8/15   Leuven Belgium at Marktrock festival
8/17   Loreli Essen Germany at Rockpalast
9/11  Watsonville CA at Santa Cruz Fairgrounds
9/15   Long Beach CA at Bluesfest
9/19   Milwaukee WI at Univ. of Wisconsin
9/22   University of Illinois Farm Aid I
9/28   Los Angeles CA at L.A. Street Scene
10/5   Ballard WA at The Backstage
10/10 Calgary Alberta at MacEwan Hall
10/11 Edmonton Alberta at Sub Theater
10/12 Regina Saskatchewan at Student Union
10/14 Winnepeg Manitoba at Rendevous
10/23 Montreal Canada at Le Club Montreal
10/25 NYC at The Ritz
10/26 NYC at The Ritz
10/31 Philadelphia PA at Chestnut Cabaret
11/1   Boston MA at Paradise (Last show of tour)
1986 (Phil Alvin, Dave Alvin, John Bazz, Bill Bateman, Lee Allen)
1/ 15   Hollywood CA at Club Lingerie (Ricky Intveld and Patrick Woodward memorial concert)
2/14    San Juan Capistrano at The Coach House
2/22    Pomona CA at Pomona Valley Auditorium
2/24    Albuquerqe NM at Graham Central Station
2/26    Denver CO at The Rainbow
2/28    Overland Park KS at ?? ( 2 shows)
3/1      Oklahoma City OK at Doc Severinsen's
3/5      Dallas TX at Fast And Coo
3/6     Austin TX at Fast And Cool
3/7-8  Houston TX at Fitzgerald's.(w/Joe Ely)
3/11   New Orleans LA at Jimmy's
3/13   Cocoa Beach FL at Brassy's
3/15   Ft Lauderdale FL at. (rained Out)
3/18   Columbia SC at Rockefella's
3/19   Charlotte NC at Kidnappers
3/20   Richmond VA at Cellar Door
3/21   Charlottesville VA at Univ. of Virginia
3/23   Chicago IL at the Cellar Door
3/24   Wash DC at The Bayou  (2 shows)
3/25   Norfolk VA at King's Head Inn
3/28-29   New York City at The World (w/ Lee Allen and Steve Berlin) (Dave's last Blasters show)
12/26  Hollywood CA at The Palace
1987 (Phil Alvin, Dave Alvin, John Bazz, Bill Bateman, Lee Allen)
1/22    Arezzo Italy at Teatro Politeama
1/23    Modori Italy at Modone
1/25    Rimini Italy at Slego Club
1/28    Modena Italy
1/31    Naples Italy at Teatro Tenda Partenope Palatenda
2/2      Madrid Spain at Astoria Club
2/5      London UK at Mean Fiddler
2/7      Bremen Germany at Schauburg
1992 (Phil Alvin, Dave Alvin, John Bazz, Bill Bateman)
4/17     Los Angeles CA at Hollywood Palladium (Barbara Boxer benefit)
1993 (Phil Alvin, Dave Alvin, John Bazz, Dave Carrol, Rick Solem)
6/11     Long Beach CA at Bogarts
2002 (Phil Alvin, Dave Alvin, John Bazz, Bill Bateman, Gene Taylor)
3/6       San Diego CA at 4th And B
3/7       Santa Ana CA at Galaxy Theatre
3/8       Hollywood CA at House Of Blues
3/9       San Francisco CA at Slims
3/10     Petaluma CA at Mystic Theatre
6/11     Hollywood CA at House Of Blues (recording Trouble Bound Live album)
9/1       Norden CA( near Lake Tahoe NV) at Sugar Bowl Ski Resort
10/30   Downey CA at Rio Hondo Country Club Johnie's Broiler Benefit (Original Four Blasters)
11/6     Chicago IL at Fitzgeralds 
11/7     Chicago IL at Fitzgeralds     
11/8     Cleveland OH at Beachland Ballroom 
11/9     Cincinatti OH at Bogarts
11/11   Annapolis MD at Rams Head Tavern   
11/13   Alexandria VA at The Birchmere
11/14   Philadelphia PA at Theater of Living Arts
11/16   Boston MA at The Paradise  (Original Four Blasters)
11/18   New York City at BB Kings   
11/30   Petaluma, CA   at Mystic Theatre  
12/1     Santa Cruz CA at Catalyst     
12/2     Sacramento CA at Boardwalk  
12/04   San Francisco, CA  at Great American Music Hall   
12/05   Santa Ana, CA  at Galaxy Theatre  
12/06   Ventura, CA   at Ventura Theatre    
12/09   Vancouver, BC at Commodore Ballroom     
12/10   Seattle WA at Crocodile Cafe    
12/11   Portland, OR at Aladdin Theater    
12/13   San Diego CA at (cancelled)
12/14   West Hollywood, CA  at House Of Blues  
2003 (Phil Alvin, Dave Alvin, John Bazz, Bill Bateman, Gene Taylor)
7/17     Chiari (Brescia), Italy at Palasport (Palazzetto)
7/18     Lerici (La Spezia), Italy at Piazza Della Rotunda (SP)
7/20     Peer, Belgium at Belgium Rhythm & Blues Festival  
7/21     Amsterdam, The Netherlands at Paradiso Club 
7/24     Madrid Spain at El Sol
7/25     Bilboa, Spain at Azkena 
7/26     Gijon Spain at Teatro Albeniz
7/28     Glasgow Scotland at Renfrew Ferry 
7/29     London England at Dingwalls 
7/30     London England at Dingwalls
8/13     Santa Ana CA at Galaxy Theatre (taping for 'Going Home' DVD)
9/4       Long Beach CA at Blues fest (Original 4 Blasters and Keith Wyatt)
2010 (Phil Alvin, Dave Alvin, John Bazz, Bill Bateman)
4/12    Los Angeles CA at Redwood Bar and Grill
7/3-4   Berwyn IL at Fitzgerald's Amer Music fest w/special guest Dave Alvin
2013
8/28    Burbank CA at Viva Cantina (Steve Smith memorial)
11/14  Hollywood CA at Whiskey A Go-Go Blasters w/ special guest Dave Alvin w/ Los Lobos
2014
W. Covina CA at American Legion Hall (private party)