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Insane 1994 Trocadero Lineup is a Nineties Rock Dream

The most batshit insane nineties rock lineup ever.

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Below is the October 1994 calendar from legendary Philadelphia rock venue the Trocadero. This single month’s lineup seems to embody the entirety of nineties music culture:

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October 1994 Trocadero Calendar

This one batshit insane month of performers includes the following shows:

  • Dead Milkmen
  • L7, Melvins
  • Pavement, Guided By Voices
  • The Jesus & Mary Chain, Mazzy Star
  • Sebadoh
  • Ween
  • Deee-Lite
  • Dinosaur Jr., Kyuss (featuring a young Josh Homme)
  • Superchunk, the Wedding Present
  • Offspring, Randid
  • Pigface
  • Beck
  • Killing Joke, Stabbing Westward
  • Velocity Girl

You may also remember the Trocadero from Pearl Jam’s video for ‘Even Flow,’ wherein Eddie Vedder scales the wall to drop into the crowd (watch below). I saw Deftones at the Troc in the late nineties and Chino Moreno did the same thing.

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