10000 Maniacs - Greek Theatre 1993

This is 10000 Maniacs live at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, California, back on the 3rd June 1993.

This concert was recorded for the Westwood One Radio Networks 'In Concert' series and was subsequently broadcast on October 25th 1993 .

The band had already recorded the MTV Unplugged concert a couple of months earlier, and that was of course released as an album around the same time as this concert was originally broadcast.

As was mentioned in the last 10000 Maniacs feature, Natalie Merchant had already informed the band she was leaving. This concert was part of the 'Our Time In Eden' tour that concluded with Natalie's final performance in the band a few weeks later in New York on the 29th July.

Source: Soundboard (pre FM).

Sound Quality: Very good stereo mp3@160kbps.

Genre: Alternative Rock, Indie.

Set: Full set.

Set List:

1. These Are Days
2. If You Intend
3. What’s The Matter Here?
4. A Campfire Song
5. Like the Weather
6. How You’ve Grown
7. Jezebel
8. Eat for Two
9. Trouble Me
10. Gun Shy
11. Stockton Gala Days
12. Candy Everybody Wants
13. Hey Jack Kerouac
14. Few and Far Between
15. My Sister Rose
16. Everyday is Like Sunday
17. City of Angels
18. Let the Mystery Be

Links: Official site HERE. Natalie Merchant Site HERE.


The Greek Theatre concert was released on CD as a bootleg by various 'labels' and with Natalie departing the band these became a collectors item for many fans. This particular recording is from an Italian release that was titled 'Theme For Imaginary Canyon'.

Other CD titles of the same concert included, 'How You've Grown', 'Edens Children', 'Eat For Two', 'Our Time At The Greek', and a German record 'label' kept it simple with 'Live In Los Angeles'.

No doubt the bootleggers did quite well out of this CD with so many versions turning up in Europe and the USA. This is a good quality recording of a very good show, so enjoy (free of course).

Reloaded - 29/May/2015 - download link in comments.

Buy: Mp3's at Amazon.co.uk - 10,000 Maniacs


Anonymous said…
nice one.. kinda classy band that few pay attention to, bit like yo la tengo.. thanks for this, arwen
Beehive Candy said…
Download Link: http://www.mediafire.com/download/n4g7hwro3onelw7/BC10kMG93-0615.7z

Password: bigreup15-031#

Reloaded 29/May/2015

Beehive Candy
Unknown said…
Thanks a lot for this, Beehive! Can't say this enough : the Maniacs and Natalie are the BEST! Got this live performance downloaded and burnt, playing on my Philips micro system on a hot California afternoon caressed by the warm breeze? Memories of Natalie's tour de force performance at the Greek last Sunday still lingers.....this is what honest music and heartfelt writing do to you. Anybody interested in a copy of this 1993 performance can contact me, I'll burn you a copy for a small charge plus shipping.