Literally everybody was on the guest list for the 1997 Radiohead show at Irving Plaza in NYC

on March 29, 2013, 6:08pm


Here are 10 things about this incredible guest list from Radiohead’s 1997 show at Irving Plaza in New York City (via The Fader):

1. Mike McCready and Eddie Vedder planned to arrive separately so the question is, “Who had to waste their +1 on Jeff Ament?”

2. It’s unclear if Brad Pitt had Gwyneth Paltrow or Claire Forlani as his +1 (Oh shit, what if it was Thandie Newton?)

3. Courtney Love may have brought Edward Norton as her +1.

4. The chances one of U2’s 17 guests hooking up with one of Marilyn Manson’s 14 guests is high — just purely based on numbers.

5. The chances of someone from Blur’s entourage handing either Rick Rubin or Russell Simmons a demo tape is probably pretty low. Edit: Since the name actually reads Russell Simmins of Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, the odds are even lower.

6. Jill Sobule was listed.

7. Lenny Kravitz was listed.

8. Fucking Kate Moss was listed.

9. John Wozniak, lead singer of Marcy Playground, is literally like the only person who didn’t get listed for this show.

10. And this was the setlist for the June 9th show at Irving Plaza, NYC (via

My Iron Lung
(Nice Dream)
Exit Music (for a Film)
Karma Police
Talk Show Host
Fake Plastic Trees
Paranoid Android
Climbing Up the Walls
No Surprises
The Bends
Planet Telex
Street Spirit (Fade Out)
The Tourist
Encore 2:
Black Star


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Billy Mungus
July 1, 2013 at 5:47 pm

The reasoning for this guest list is because the Tibetan Freedom Festival was the 2 nights prior at Randall’s island. I was backstage at the festival & I’ve got some amazing photos. Very cool that you saved & shared this guest list.

Alex Murphy
March 31, 2013 at 5:43 am

Oasis! Jesus I miss those guys

Philip Cosores
March 29, 2013 at 7:22 pm

Live from the 10 Spot

March 29, 2013 at 5:14 pm

I think you’ve confused the actress Kelly Curtis with the Kelly Curtis who is manager for Pearl Jam.

Alex Young
March 29, 2013 at 7:12 pm

Thanks, fixed!

Evan Bright
March 29, 2013 at 5:13 pm

minor note – Kelly Curtis is Pearl Jam’s manager, not the 1956 born actress. hence the other PJ dudes being on this list….


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