Note: Due to the large amount of new songs and locations, these lists aren't going to be updated anymore. But please enjoy these out-of-date versions all the same!

Places Ron Hawkins and the Rusty Nails have played:

Ontario - Toronto:

The Horseshoe
Gretzky's (1st 'Open Mike with Mike Bullard' appearance)
Masonic temple (2nd 'Open Mike with Mike Bullard' appearance)
Lee's Palace
The Warehouse (Opened for Cracker)
Cap's at Humber College
Rancho Relaxo
Ted's Wrecking Yard
Holy Joe's
The Gravel Pit (behind Ted's Wrecking Yard)
Yonge & Dundas stage at the Yonge Street Festival
Taste of the Danforth - Danforth & Logan Stage
Beerfest (Fort York)
Club Fiction

Ontario - Hamilton

Hamilton Place (Opening for Great Big Sea)
La Luna
The Hudson
Hamilton Streetfest '99 (stage on street behind the Hudson)

Ontario - Kitchener

Mrs. Robinson's
Kitchener City Hall (New Year's 1998)
The Lyric

Ontario - Guelph

Club Denim
Brass Taps at the University of Guelph
The Albion
Black Mustard (solo acoustic show w/Lawrence)

Ontario - London

Fanshaw College
Call the Office
The Grad Lounge, UWO
Centennial Hall

Ontario - Misc.

Fort Erie Friendship Festival
The Brig (Port Dover)
The Loop (Windsor)
Zaphod Beeblebrox (Ottawa)
Zaph's II (Ottawa)
Barrymore's (Ottawa)
Goodtime Charlie's (Woodstock)
Fratt House (St. Catharine's)
The Vault (St. Catharine's)
Front 54 - HTZ FM sponsored festival (Thorold)
Millenium Club (Thunder Bay)
Outpost (Thunder Bay)
The Bombshelter, University of Waterloo
Big Thunder (Sudbury)
Great Hall at Champlain College, Trent University


The Nickel - Buffalo
The Tralf - Buffalo
Milestones - Rochester
Lafayette Square - Buffalo
Barcade - Buffalo
Showplace - Buffalo
Star Bar - Buffalo


The Pyramid - Winnipeg
Royal Albert - Winnipeg
University - Winnipeg


The State - Regina
Sask Place - Regina
Amigo's - Saskatoon

Alberta - Edmonton

The Power Plant
Rebar - Edmonton
Rev - Edmonton
Mickey Finn's - Edmonton

Alberta - Calgary

Thirsty's at Mt. Royal College
Mission Bridge

Alberta - Misc.

Rose & Crown - Banff
Barbary Coast - Banff


The Gate - Vancouver
Town Pump - Vancouver
? - Nelson
University of British Columbia - Vancouver
? - Victoria
Richard's on Richards - Vancouver
Garfinkel's - Whistler

Songs Ron Hawkins has sung live during his career:

Social Insecurity:

Mirror Images
Not Programmed to Think
Chain Reaction
No White Men Allowed

Popular Front

World Weary
Living on the Line
The Taming of Carolyn
Marrow and Bone
When She Falls
Gerona Train
The Pressure Point
Something to Believe In

The Lowest of the Low

4 O'clock Stop
So Long Bernie
Just About 'The Only' Blues
Salesmen, Cheats and Liars
Rosy and Grey
Kinda the Lonely One
Eternal Fatalist
For the Hand of Magdalena
Bleed a Little While Tonight
St. Brendan's Way
Letter From Bilbao
Under the Carlaw Bridge
Gossip' Talkin' Blues
Henry Needs a New Pair of Shoes
That Song About Trees and Kites
City Full of Cowards
Eating the Rich
Black Monday
Beer, Graffiti, Walls
7th Birthday
Life Imitates Art
Last Lost Generation
Motel 30
Night of the Livinmg Assholes
Unbearable Lightness of Jean
Crying Like a Postacard
Take the Skinheads Bowling (Camper Van Beethoven cover)
Be My Alibi


Hey Valerie
Wrecking Wall
The Tame, the Half-born, the Wild, and You
Three Penny Operator
Brother My Cup is Empty (Nick Cave cover)
The Saturday Boy (Billy Bragg cover)
Casual Overdose (Note-Heard as a "Work in progress")
(The Angels Wanna Wear my) Red Shoes (Elvis Costello cover)
None of the Above (Weakerthans cover)
St. Swithin's Day (Billy Bragg cover)

Ron Hawkins and the Rusty Nails

Suffer Me
St. Valentine's Day Massacre
Someone Else's Baby Now
Venice (Cadillac Tramps cover)
Suffering in Mink
Patatas Bravas
(Waitin' on) My New Heart
Used (Rocket From The Crypt cover)
Partners in Crime
Small Victories
Who's Gonna Drop That Bomb
Airports of the World
Beat Me Senseless
Big Blue Devil
Terminal City
Guns of Navarrone (Sour Landslide cover)
Just What I Needed (Cars cover)
Ruby's Arms (Tom Waits cover) (solo acoustic)
Rumours & Whispers (solo acoustic)
The Warmest Room (Billy Bragg cover) (solo acoustic)
Levi Stubb's Tears(Billy Bragg cover) (solo acoustic)
A New England(Billy Bragg cover) (solo acoustic)
The Marriage(Billy Bragg cover) (solo acoustic)
Must I Paint You a Picture(Billy Bragg cover) (solo acoustic)
To Have and Have Not(Billy Bragg cover) (solo acoustic)
The Man in the Iron Mask(Billy Bragg cover) (solo acoustic)

Songs Lawrence Nichols has sang with the Rusty Nails

Another Nail for My Heart (Squeeze cover)
Dogs of February (Lowest of the Low cover)
Left and Leaving (Weakerthans cover) (solo acoustic w/Ron)
First Addiction (Temper cover) (solo acoustic w/Ron)
Crushed World (Temper cover) (solo acoustic w/Ron)

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