1982 - Linford Detweiler enters school at Malone College
1984? - Karin Bergquist enters school at Malone College
198? - Sometime while at college, Linford meets fellow
student and guitar player, Ric Hordinski
1987? - Linford Detweiler plays piano for Karin's junior piano recital.
1987 - Linford Detweiler graduates with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Piano Performance.
A semester later, he earns his degree in Music Education
1988 - Karin Bergquist graduates with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Vocal Performance.
1988 - Linford and Ric tour with Brian Kelley in Owen and Sandie Brock's band, Servant
1988 - Linford Detweiler, Brian Kelley, and Ric Hordinski session
players in Nashville.
Aug 1988- Journal Entry By Linford
late 1988? - Linford Detweiler moves to his third-story apartment in
Feb. 1989- Linford Detweiler sees Karin Bergquist, a former
schoolmate perform a classical duet in Italian at a recital and approaches her
with the possibility of delving into pop music
April 1989- Over The Rhine formed when Karin Bergquist joins Linford, Ric,
and Brian to write "post-nuclear, pseudo-alternative,
April 1989 - First seven songs of _'Til We Have Faces_ recorded in Timothy
McAllister's basement on 8 Track
summer of 1990 - Rest of _'Til We Have Faces_ recorded in oversized Sunday
School room in Oakley using Akai 12 (!) track recorder.
Sept 1990 - OtR commences a long tradition of live performances by candlelight.
First concert at Sudsy Malone's Rock and Roll Laundry & Bar.
Nov 1990 - OtR is signed to a publishing deal by MCA music.
1990 - Review of 'Til We Have Faces
1991 - _'Til We Have Faces_ released.
March 1991 - Recording for _Patience_ begins in Linford's Apartment
3/1/1991 - Letter from Linford
July 1991 - Karin and Ric open for Bob Dylan in Cleveland
July 1991 - First performance at Cornerstone on New Band Stage
August 1991 - Recording for _Patience_ continues in Nashville.
Sept 1991 - Letter from Linford
10/2/1991 - Broadcast on WVXU
Nov 1991 - Letter from Linford
11/1/1991 - opening for Bob Dylan, Stephens Auditorium, Ames, IA
11/5/1991 - opening for Bob Dylan, Dane County Expo Center, Madison, WI