The Tearjerker Show was first performed on October 12,1995 celebrating Aleister Crowley's birthday. The following night, Friday the 13th, celebrated Black Cat Friday.

Along with Cara Vida & piano accompianist Professor Keys were three guest performances by ukulele maestro Chris Ranjo & Jimez Smith & Joie Cook, two remarkable poets.

In 1996, The Tearjerker Show was also presented as a solo performance at Josie's Juice Joint & Cabaret & Cafe DuNord.