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Date / City / Venue
 
  1986 - January 4th
  Hollywood, CA
  Troubadour 

 
Opening Act(s)
 
 

  Setlist
 
 

  Notes
 
 

  Media 
 
 
 
Audio :  No
 
Video :   No   

  flyer   newspaper ad

  ticket
 


 


  Date / City / Venue
 
  1986 - January 18th
  Hollywood, CA
  The Roxy 

  Opening Act(s)
 
 

  Setlist
 
 
  Reckless Life, Shadow Of Your Love, Welcome To The Jungle,
  Jumpin' Jack Flash, Think About You, Move To The City, Don't Cry,
  Nice Boys, Back Off Bitch, Rocket Queen, Nightrain, My Michelle,
  Paradise City, Anything Goes [Alt. Lyrics], Mama Kin, Heartbreak
  Hotel, Goodnight Tonight 
 

  Notes
 
  This was before GN'R recorded AFD, so some songs have different
  lyrics and music. Slash tells the crowd to buy the t-shirts they
  made.  The exact date of this show is not positively known. 

  Media 
 
 
 
Audio :  No
 
Video :  Has surfaced

  flyer 
 
 


 


  Date / City / Venue
 
  1986 - February 1st
  Hollywood, CA
  The Troubador 

 
Opening Act
 
  L.A. Guns 

  Setlist
 
 

  Notes
 
 

  Media 
 
  Audio :  No
 
Video :   No   


 


  Date / City / Venue
 
  1986 - February 28th
  Hollywood, CA
  Troubadour 

  Opening Act(s)
 
 

  Setlist
 
 
  Reckless Life, Out Ta Get Me, Welcome To The Jungle, Jumpin' Jack
  Flash, Think About You, Move To The City, Rocket Queen,
  Nightrain, My Michelle, Don't Cry, Back Off Bitch, Anything Goes
  [Diff. Lyrics] 
 

  Notes
 
 

  Media 
 

 
Audio : Yes, incomplete
 
Video : Possibly

  flyer   newspaper ad
 


 


  Date / City / Venue
 
  1986 - March 11th
  Los Angeles, CA
  Music Machine  

  Opening Act(s)
 
 

 
Setlist
 
  Welcome To The Jungle, Think About You, Mr. Brownstone, Rocket
  Queen, Nightrain, My Michelle, Sweet Child O' Mine, Paradise
  City, Mama Kin, Nice Boys

  Notes
 
  Setlist might be incomplete and it might not be the right date. Axl
  dedicates ' Nightrain' to Dizzy and his hand. 
  Dizzy Reed, who joined the band in 1990 and was a  friend in the
  club days. 

  Media 
 
  Audio :  No
 
Video :   Yes (probably incomplete)


 


  Date / City / Venue
 
  1986 - March 21st
  Long Beach, CA
  Fenders Ballroom 

  Opening For
 
  Johnny Thunders 
  (Jetboy played before GN'R's set.) 

  Setlist
 
  Out Ta Get Me, Welcome To The Jungle, Nightrain, My Michelle,
  Rocket Queen, Don't Cry, Back Off Bitch  

  Notes
 

  Setlist might be incomplete.
  At the start of 'Welcome To The Jungle,' Axl says, "Welcome to the
  fuckin' jungle, we're Guns N' Roses, remember that!" After
  'Nightrain,' Axl says that he  hasn't been asleep for 48 hours. Before
  'Rocket Queen,' Axl thanks Jetboy & Johnny Thunders and
  announces they'll be playing two shows at the Roxy on
  March 28th. The band stops playing after 'Don't Cry' so the
  soundmen can tune  the guitars. 
 

  Media 
 
 
 
Audio :  No
 
Video :   Yes (probably incomplete)
  
  flyer
 


 


  Date / City / Venue
 
  1986 - March 28th
  Hollywood, CA
  The Roxy 

  Opening Acts
 
   Carrera
   Lions & Ghosts 

  Setlist
 

  Set #1 : Out Ta Get Me, Welcome To The Jungle, Think About You,
  Rocket Queen, Nightrain, My Michelle, Don't Cry, Back Off Bitch,
  Paradise City
  Set #2 : Out Ta Get Me, Welcome To The Jungle, Think About You,
  Back Off Bitch, Nightrain, My Michelle, Paradise City, Mama Kin,
  Rocket Queen, Reckless Life, Anything Goes [Alt. Lyrics],
  Heartbreak Hotel, Don't Cry 
 

  Notes
 

  Two shows were played on this date.
 
First show : Before 'Out Ta Get Me,' Axl says that  they were pulled
  over by the police on  the way to the show and were searched for
  drugs.
  Second show : Axl grinds with a stripper onstage during 'Anything
  Goes.' Axl puts on Slash's top-hat during 'Heartbreak Hotel'.
 

  Media 
 
 
 
Audio :  Yes
 
Video :   Yes
    
 
  flyer   invitation

   


 


  Date / City / Venue
 
  1986 - March 29th
  Long Beach, CA
  Fenders Ballroom 

  Opening For
 
  The Lords Of The New Church 

  Setlist
 

  Set #1 : Out Ta Get Me, Welcome To The Jungle, Think About You,
  Rocket Queen, Nightrain, My Michelle, Don't Cry, Back Off Bitch,
  Paradise City
  Set #2 : Out Ta Get Me, Welcome To The Jungle, Think About You,
  Back Off Bitch, Nightrain, My Michelle, Paradise City, Mama Kin,
  Rocket Queen, Reckless Life, Anything Goes [Alt. Lyrics],
  Heartbreak Hotel, Don't Cry 
 

  Notes
 
 
  Another opening show for a GN'R idol, this is Stiv Bators' [Dead
  Boys] band.
  GN'R would later record the Dead Boys' 'Ain't It Fun' and dedicate
  it to Stiv's memory. The  quote 'Aint It Fun' also appeared in the
  liner notes in the Use Your Illusion CDs.
 

  Media 
 
 
 
Audio :  No
 
Video :   No

    poster

   


 


  Date / City / Venue
 
  1986 - April 5th
  Hollywood, CA
  Whisky A Go Go 

  Opening Acts
 
   Shanghai
   Angels In Vain
   Faster Pussycat 

  Setlist
 
 

  Notes
 
 

  Media 
 
 
 
Audio :  No
 
Video :   No

 
flyer 1   flyer 2
   


 


  Date / City / Venue
 
  1986 - May 3rd
  Hollywood, CA
  The Roxy 

  Opening Act(s)
 
 

  Setlist
 
 

  Notes
 
 

  Media 
 
  Audio :  No
 
Video :   No   


 


  Date / City / Venue
 
  1986 - July 11th
  Hollywood, CA
  Troubadour 

  Opening Act(s)
 
 

  Setlist
 
 
  Out Ta Get Me, Welcome To The Jungle, Think About You, Rocket
  Queen, Move To The City, Nightrain, My Michelle, Don't Cry,
  You're Crazy, Back Off Bitch, Anything Goes  [Alt. Lyrics], Mama
  Kin, Paradise City, Nice Boys, Heartbreak Hotel, Shadow Of Your
  Love, Jumpin' Jack Flash 
 

  Notes
 

  Axl thanks the crowd for helping them get signed to Geffen
  Records. Axl announces that they will be releasing 'Live Like A  
  Suicide' before the first album  [Appetite For Destruction] will be
  out. A saxophonist plays on 'Move To The City.'
  Izzy plays a little of  The Rolling Stones' 'Satisfaction' during
  introductions. 
 

  Media 
 
 
 
Audio :  No
 
Video :   Yes

  flyer   newspaper ad 1

  newspaper ad 2
 
   


 


  Date / City / Venue
 
  1986 - July 31st
  Glendora, CA
  Timbers Ballroom 

  Opening For
 
   The Lords Of The New Church

  Setlist
 
 
  Out Ta Get Me, Welcome To The Jungle, Think About You, Rocket
  Queen, Move To The  City, Nightrain, My Michelle, Don't Cry,
  You're Crazy, Back Off Bitch, Anything Goes  [Alt. Lyrics], Mama
  Kin, Paradise City, Nice Boys, Heartbreak Hotel, Shadow Of Your 
  Love, Jumpin' Jack Flash 
 

  Notes
 
 

  Media 
 
 
 
Audio :  No
 
Video :   No

 
flyer
   


 


  Date / City / Venue
 
  1986 - August 23rd
  West Hollywood, CA
  Whisky A Go Go  

  Opening Act(s)
 
 

  Setlist
 
 
  Instrumental Jam, Out Ta Get Me, Ain't Goin' Down, Think About
  You, Mr. Brownstone, Rocket Queen, Nightrain, My Michelle,
  Sweet Child O' Mine, You're Crazy, Welcome To  The Jungle,
  Anything Goes [Alt. Lyrics], Paradise City, Mama Kin, Jumpin' Jack
  Flash
  

  Notes
 
 

  Media 
 
 
 
Audio :  Yes
 
Video :   No

 
flyer
   


 


  Date / City / Venue
 
  1986 - August 30th
  Santa Monica, CA
  Santa Monica Civic Center 

  Opening For
 
  Ted Nugent 

  Setlist
 
 

  Notes
 
 

  Media 
 
  Audio :  No
 
Video :   No   


 


  Date / City / Venue
 
  1986 - August 31st
  Hollywood, CA
  The Roxy 

  Opening Act(s)
 
 

  Setlist
 
 

  Notes
 
 

  Media 
 
 
 
Audio :  No
 
Video :   No

  flyer 1  
flyer 2
 


 


  Date / City / Venue
 
  1986 - September 13th
  Los Angeles, CA
  Music Machine 

  On The Same Bill
 
  The Unforgiven
  Attack 

  Setlist
 
 

  Notes
 
 

  Media 
 
  
 
Audio :  No
 
Video :   No

 
flyer
   


 


  Date / City / Venue
 
  1986 - September 21st
  Los Angeles, CA
  Street Scene 

  Opening Act(s)
 
 

  Setlist
 
  Welcome To The Jungle, Out Ta Get Me, Think About You, Mr.
  Brownstone 

  Notes
 
   Outdoor LA festival. Show is stopped because Axl gets hit by a
  bottle. 

  Media 
 
  Audio :  No
 
Video :   No   


 


  Date / City / Venue
 
  1986 - October 31st
  Los Angeles, CA
  UCLA - Ackerman Hall 

  Opening For
 
   Red Hot Chili Peppers
   Dickies 

  Setlist
 
 

  Notes
 
  The annual Halloween show. 

  Media 
 
 
 
Audio :  No
 
Video :   No

  flyer  
photo 01
   


 


  Date / City / Venue
 
  1986 - November 15th
  Long Beach, CA
  Fenders Ballroom 

  Opening For
 
  Dead Boys 

  Setlist
 
 

  Notes
 
 

  Media 
 
 
 
Audio :  No
 
Video :   No   

  flyer
 


 


  Date / City / Venue
 
  1986 - December 21st
  Long Beach, CA
  Fenders Ballroom 

  Opening For
 
   Cheap Trick 

  Setlist
 
 

  Notes
 
 

  Media 
 
 
 
Audio :  No
 
Video :   No

 
flyer
   


 


  Date / City / Venue
 
  1986 - December 23rd
  Hollywood, CA
  The Cathouse 

  On The Same Bill
 
  Faster Pussycat
  Jet Boy
  LA Guns

  Setlist
 
 

  Notes
 
  GN'R played an all acoustic set at this show, which was actually a
  listening party for  the release of "Live Like A Suicide".

  Media 
 
 
 
Audio :  No
 
Video :   No

  invitation

   


 


  Date / City / Venue
 
  1986 - ??
  Hollywood, CA
  The Central 

  On The Same Bill
 
  Faster Pussycat
  Jet Boy
  LA Guns

  Setlist
 
  Move To The City, Don't Cry, Jumpin' Jack Flash 

  Notes
 
  The exact date of this show is unknown. This is an acoustic set,
  without Steven. 
  Axl mentions that this is the first time they've performed 'Don't Cry'
  acoustically.
  

  Media 
 
  Audio :  No
 
Video :   Yes   


 


  Date / City / Venue
 
  1986 - ??
  San Francisco, CA
  The Stone 

  Opening Act
 
  Jetboy 

  Setlist
 
  Move To The City, Don't Cry, Jumpin' Jack Flash 

  Notes
 

  The exact date of this show is unknown, the only thing that exists is
   the photo below.
 

  Media 
 
 
 
Audio :  No
 
Video :   No 

  photo 01

   
 
 


 

 

 
     

 

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