A Chronology of Appearances

This work-in-progress lists all currently known appearances, drawn from a variety of sources.
Researched, Compiled, and Maintained by Simon Montgomery, © 2001-2024.
Special thanks to Joel Bernstein for his contributions and assistance.
Latest Update: February 5, 2024
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A Chronology of Appearances by year - 1996


(Unconfirmed information is highlighted)

  • 1996.02.12 Pamela Wallin Live—CBC Newsworld Beverly Hills, CA

    A Conversation with Joni Mitchell. Recorded at The Four Seasons Hotel. Broadcast on Feb. 19, 1996

  • 1996.02.27 Hard Rock Cafe Los Angeles, CA

    Joni was presented with the Orville H. Gibson Award for
    best Female Acoustic Guitar Player. Other awards were
    presented to Eddie Van Halen and Emmylou Harris.

  • 1996.02.28 38th Annual Grammy Awards—Shrine Auditorium Los Angeles, CA

    Joni and co-producer Larry Klein received the ‘"Best Pop
    Album’" Grammy for the album Turbulent Indigo. Joni and
    art director Robbie Cavolina shared a Grammy for ‘Best
    Recording Package.’

  • 1996.03.02 The Gemini Award—Metro Toronto Convention Centre Toronto, ON

    The Gemini Awards were given by the Academy of Canadian
    Cinema & Television to recognize the achievements of Canada's
    television industry.

    Joni rec'd the Gemini Award in recognition of the MuchMusic
    television program Joni Mitchell: Intimate & Interactive.

    Best Performance in a Performing Arts Program or Series.

  • 1996.05.04 Interview—Channel 2 TV Stockholm, Sweden

    Joni was interviewed by Bjorn Carlgren.

  • 1996.05.06 Mixiland Stockholm, Sweden

    Sveriges Radio P2 broadcast a one-hour musical tribute to Joni.

  • 1996.05.07 Press Conference Stockholm, Sweden

    Joni and Pierre Boulez, co-recipients of
    Sweden’s Polar Prize, were interviewed.

  • 1996.05.08 Berwaldhallen Hall Stockholm, Sweden

    The Polar Prize award and a prize of one million Swedish kronor
    were presented to Joni by the King of Sweden. The ceremony
    was broadcast live on Swedish radio and later shown on TV.

  • 1996.08.05 Appointment With Music—The Hits & Misses PROMO Video Sechelt, BC

    During the 30-minute trip down memory lane, Mitchell explains
    that she was completely against the idea of having a greatest hits
    album since she believed most of her work "would be categorized
    as misses." Having a "Hits" and a "Misses" was her compromise,
    and a chance to reintroduce some songs that may have originally
    been overlooked. Broadcast by BRAVO! TV (Canada).

  • 1996.10   Vicki Gabereau Show—CBC Radio Vancouver, BC

    Broadcast on Oct. 9 and 10

  • 1996.10.14 Environmental Media Awards—The Beverly Hilton Hotel Los Angeles, CA

    Joni was the special musical guest at the sixth annual
    Environmental Media Awards ceremony.

  • 1996.10.18 Words + Music - Joni Mitchell & Morrissey Los Angeles, CA

    Joni was interviewed by Morrissey. An edited version was
    released to radio stations on a promotional CD by Reprise
    Records to promote her new releases Hits and Misses.

  • 1996.11.01 Governor-General's Performing Arts Award—Rideau Hall Ottawa, ON

    The awards recognize artists for their outstanding body of work
    and enduring contribution to the performing arts in Canada.

    These national awards are presented in the categories of theatre,
    dance, classical music, broadcasting, popular music and film.

  • 1996.11.02 National Arts Centre Ottawa, ON

    Joni and other recipients of The Governor-General's Performing
    Arts Award were celebrated at a tribute gala televised later by
    the English and French networks of CBC/Radio-Canada.

  • 1996.11.04 The Late Show with David Letterman—CBS TV New York, NY

  • 1996.11.07 CBS This Morning—CBS TV New York, NY

    Joni Mitchell - A Conversation with Mark McEwen.
    Broadcast on Nov. 8, 1996

  • 1996.11.08 The Rosie O'Donnell Show—NBC Television Studio New York, NY

    A syndicated U.S. TV talk and entertainment program.
    Joni was interviewed and performed one song.
    Broadcast on Nov. 29

  • 1996.12.11 Beverly Wilshire Hotel Los Angeles, CA

    Joni, Smokey Robinson and Lieber & Stoller were presented
    with Lifetime Achievement Awards from the National Academy
    of Songwriters. Joni also performed four songs accompanied
    by drummer Brian Blade (drums) and Daryl Johnson (bass).