Monday, October 03, 2011

BOOGIE / THE RHYTHM DUKES FAMILY TREE - GIG LIST

This story is the work of Bruno Ceriotti. Help in putting this together has been provided by John Barrett, 'Fuzzy John' Oxendine, Dale Ockerman, Barry Bastian, Brian Voorheis, Michael Parrish, and Colin Hill, to whom I'm most grateful.


BOOGIE #1 (MAR 1968 – MAY 2, 1969)
1) John 'JB' Barrett vocals, bass
2) Barry Lowell 'The Bee' Bastian vocals, guitar
3) ‘Fuzzy John’ Oxendine vocals, drums


March ?, 1968: The Ark, Gate 6, Sausalito, CA
Boogie's debut gig. 

Saturday, April 6 - Sunday, April 7, 1968: parking lot outside The Ark, Gate 6, Sausalito, CA with Quicksilver Messenger Service, Ace of Cups, Freedom Highway, Phoenix, Pacific Flash, Morning Glory, The Smoke, Dino Valenti, Clover, Gail Garnett and Gentle Rain, and many more “A Benefit”

Friday, May 10 - Saturday, May 11, 1968: The Ark, Gate 6, Sausalito, CA with Day Blindness 

Sunday, May 19, 1968:  Deno and Carlo's Naval Base (aka Muir Beach Lodge), Muir Beach, Western Marin County, CA with Womb, Cleveland Wrecking Company "Play in the sand - dance groove (open free concert)"

Sunday, June 2, 1968:  Deno and Carlo's Naval Base (aka Muir Beach Lodge), Muir Beach, Western Marin County, CA with Womb, Cleveland Wrecking Company "Play in the sand - dance groove (open free concert)"

Friday, June 7 - Saturday, June 8, 1968: The Ark, Gate 6, Sausalito, CA with Flamin' Groovies, Transatlantic Railroad, Petrus "Dance Concert"

Sunday, June 16, 1968:  Deno and Carlo's Naval Base (aka Muir Beach Lodge), Muir Beach, Western Marin County, CA with Womb, Cleveland Wrecking Company "Play in the sand - dance groove (open free concert)"

Sunday, June 16, 1968: Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds, 2601 East Lake Avenue, Watsonville, CA with Chambers Brothers, Hourglass, Buddah “Summer Thing”

Friday, June 21 - Saturday, June 22, 1968: The Ark, Gate 6, Sausalito, CA with Chocolate Watchband, Morning Glory 

Saturday, July 13, 1968: Balconades Ballroom, Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA with Womb, Pure Funk, A.B. Skhy Blues Band, Day Blindness, Marble Farm, Marvin Gardens, Uncut Balloon 

Tuesday July 23 - Thursday, July 25, 1968: Avalon Ballroom, 1268 Sutter Street at Van Ness Street, Polk Gulch, San Francisco, CA with Country Joe and The Fish, Pacific Gas & Electric

Saturday, August 31 - Monday, September 2, 1968: Betty Nelson's Organic Raspberry Farm, Sultan, WA with All Men Joy, Buddha (MC), Congress of Wonders, Easy Chair, Freedom Highway, Gale Garnett, It’s A Beautiful Day, Muddy Waters, New Lost City Ramblers, Pink Floyd, Billy Roberts, San Francisco Mime Troupe Marching Band, Alice Stuart Thomas, Youngbloods, Country Weather, John Fahey, Marvin Gardens, Dr. Humbead’s New Tranquility String Band and Medicine Show, Mother Tucker’s Yellow Duck, Mystic Knights of The Sea, Peanut Butter Conspiracy, Richard Pryor, Santana, Steppenwolf, Buffy St. Marie, Cleanliness and Godliness Skiffle Band, Black Snake, Sandy Bull, Country Joe and The Fish, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Frumious Bandersnatch, Mitch Greenhill, Kaleidoscope, My Indole Ring, Nina and Kotana, Phoenix, Salvation, Sons of Champlin, Blues Feedback, Cleveland Wrecking Company, The Grateful Dead, Hank Bradley “1st Annual Sky River Rock Festival And Lighter Than Air Fair”

Thursday, October 31 - Saturday, November 2, 1968: The Ark, Gate 6, Sausalito, CA with Initial Shock, Devil’s Kitchen, White Lightning “Ball”

Thursday, November 7 - Saturday, November 9 or Thursday, November 14 - Saturday, November 16, 1968: The New Committee Theatre, 836 Montgomery, North Beach, San Francisco, CA

1968:  Deno and Carlo's Naval Base (aka Muir Beach Lodge), Muir Beach, Western Marin County, CA with Creedence Clearwater Revival, Moon Rose Forest "Play in the sand - dance groove (open free concert)"

Tuesday, January 7, 1969: Fillmore West, 10 South Van Ness Avenue at 1545 Market Street, San Francisco, CA with All Men Joy, Clover “Tuesday Night Audition”

Friday, February 28 - Saturday, March 1, 1969: The Poppycock, 135 University Avenue at High Street, Palo Alto, CA with Sons Of Champlin

Sunday, March 16, 1969: Speedway Meadows, Golden Gate Park, 25th Avenue at Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA with MC5, Sons Of Champlin, Birth, Last Mile, (possibly) Santana, (possibly) Morning Glory, Allman Joy, Alice Cooper, Crazy Horse "free concert from 12 noon to 5:00pm"

Thursday, April 3, 1969: Avenue Theatre, 2650 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco, CA with Lamb, Mint Tattoo 


BOOGIE #2 (MAY 3, 1969 - MAY 1?, 1969)
1) John Barrett
2) Barry Bastian
3) ‘Fuzzy John’ Oxendine
4) Henry F. ‘Rick’ Garcia (aka Rick Henry) tenor sax


Saturday, May 3, 1969: Dream Bowl, Vallejo, CA or The Pavilion, Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa, CA
The show was recorded.

Tuesday, May 6, 1969: Avenue Theatre, 2650 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco, CA with Phoenix, Freedom Highway
Boogie's last gig. The band split up a few days or one week later.  


THE RHYTHM DUKES #1 (JUNE 1969 - AUGUST 1969)
1) John Barrett vocals, bass
2) ‘Fuzzy John’ Oxendine vocals, drums
3) Jerry Miller vocals, lead guitar
4) Don Stevenson vocals, rhythm guitar


THE RHYTHM DUKES #2 (aka MOBY GRAPE #5) (AUGUST 1969 - DECEMBER 1969)
1) John Barrett
2) ‘Fuzzy John’ Oxendine
3) Jerry Miller


Monday, August 25, 1969: Teen Pavilion, C.N.E. (Canadian National Exhibition) Coliseum, 100 Princes' Boulevard, Toronto, ON, Canada
The band was billed as ‘Moby Grape’ on the poster. By the way, The Rhythm Dukes never went to Canada, so this show was cancelled or maybe these were a “fake” Moby Grape.

Saturday, August 30 - Monday, September 1, 1969: Rainier Hereford Ranch, near Tenino, south of Olympia, WA with Anonymous Artists of America, Black Snake, Blue Bird, Cleanliness and Godliness Skiffle Band, Collectors, Congress of Wonders, James Cotton, Country Weather, Country Joe and The Fish, Crome Syrcus, Crow, Dovetail, Floating Bridge, Flying Burrito Brothers, Frumious Bandersnatch, Grapefruit, Guitar Shorty, Buddy Guy, Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks, Dr. Humbead’s New Tranquility String Band and Medicine Show, Juggernaut, Kaleidoscope, Los Flamencos de Santa Lucia, Fred McDowell, Steve Miller Band, New Lost City Ramblers, Pacific Gas and Electric, Peter, Terry Reid, Mike Russo, Sons of Champlin, Mark Spoelstra, Alice Stuart, Yellowstone, Youngbloods, Dino Valenti, Elyse Weinberg “2nd Annual Sky River Rock Festival And Lighter Than Air Fair”
The festival was filmed.

Friday, September 5, 1969: Horse Show Arena, Monterey County Fairgrounds, 2004 Fairgrounds Road, Monterey, CA with Fields, Bycycle, Lights by Deadly Nightshade
The band was billed as ‘Moby Grape’ on the poster.

September 1969: Valley View Young Adults Club, Frankfort, IL (four nights)

September 1969: unknown venue (basement blues club/bar), Chicago, IL with The Steve Miller Band

September 1969: Gym, Urbana High School, Urbana, IL
A two-day rock festival (Friday and Saturday) with a lot of national acts, including Moby Grape, as the band was advertised, and local acts, including Uncle Meat, and Gold (or Mud; no one remember exactly how the band was called by then).  

September 1969: unknown (large) venue, St. Louis, MO
The bad was advertised as 'Moby Grape'. 

Friday, September 26 - Sunday, September 28, 1969: Family Dog On The Great Highway, 660 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with Floating Bridge, Rainbow Jam

Sunday, October 19, 1969: De Laveaga Park, 850 Branciforte Drive, Santa Cruz, CA with Silver Chalke, Brothers Day, Snail, Paw, 25th Century Ensemble, Field Machine and many more “The Happy Day Festival” (The Rhythm Dukes cancelled)
Police closed this festival down after about 1 hour and The Rhythm Dukes finally didn't play. The electric apple cider was causing casualties.

Sunday, November 9, 1969: The Poppycock, 135 University Avenue at High Street, Palo Alto, CA

Tuesday, November 25, 1969: Keystone Korner, 750 Vallejo Street, North Beach, San Francisco, CA

Thursday, December 4, 1969: The Matrix, 3138 Fillmore Street, Marina District, San Francisco, CA with Axunder Vault
The band was advertised as ‘Rhythm Dukes featuring Jerry Miller of Moby Grape’.


THE RHYTHM DUKES #3 (aka MOBY GRAPE #5) (DECEMBER 1969 - JANUARY ?, 1970)
1) John Barrett
2) ‘Fuzzy John’ Oxendine
3) Jerry Miller
4) Edward Johnston Torney III (aka Ned Torney) electric piano, rhythm guitar
5) Henry F. ‘Rick’ Garcia (aka Rick Henry) tenor sax


Friday, December 12 - Sunday, December 14, 1969: Family Dog On The Great Highway, 660 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with Canned Heat, Bob McPharlin
The band was billed as ‘Rhythm Dukes with Jerry Miller’ on the poster. The shows were recorded.

Friday, December 20 - Saturday, December 21, 1969: New Old Fillmore, 1805 Geary Boulevard at Fillmore Street, Fillmore District, San Francisco, CA with Grateful Dead, Osceola, Lightyear, Jef Jaisun
The band was billed as ‘Rhythm Dukes (Moby Grape)’ on the poster.

Tuesday, December 30 - Wednesday, December 31, 1969: The Matrix, 3138 Fillmore Street, Marina District, San Francisco, CA with John Hammond


THE RHYTHM DUKES #4 (JANUARY ?, 1970 - JUNE 1970)
1) John Barrett
2) ‘Fuzzy John’ Oxendine
3) Jerry Miller
4) Bill Champlin vocals, rhythm guitar, organ Hammond B-3


Wednesday, January 7, 1970: The Matrix, 3138 Fillmore Street, Marina District, San Francisco, CA
The band was billed as ‘Rhythm Dukes with Jerry Miller and Bill Champlin’ on the poster.

Friday, February 20 - Saturday, 21, 1970: Family Dog On The Great Highway, 660 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with Big Brother and The Holding Company with Nick Gravenites
The Rhythm Dukes were billed on the poster (as ‘Rhythm Dukes with Jerry Miller and Bill Champlin’) but were later replaced by Cat Mother and The All Night Newsboys.

Friday, March 6 - Sunday, March 8, 1970: Family Dog On The Great Highway, 660 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with Lee Michaels, Robert M Savage

Friday, March 20 - Saturday, March 21, 1970: New Orleans House, 1505 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA with Robert Savage Group
The band was advertised as ‘Rhythm Dukes (Bill Champlin and Jerry Miller)’.

March or April ?, 1970: rock quarry, University of California campus, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA

Friday, April 3, 1970: Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street, Santa Cruz, CA with Snail, Joint Possession

Friday, April 10 - Sunday, April 12, 1970: Family Dog On The Great Highway, 660 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with Albert Collins, A.B. Skhy

Thursday, April 23 - Saturday, April 25, 1970: The Matrix, 3138 Fillmore Street, Marina District, San Francisco, CA
The band was advertised as ‘Rhythm Dukes with Jerry Miller and Bill Champlin’. 

Friday, May 1, 1970: Gym, Monterey Peninsula College, 980 Fremont Street, Monterey, CA with Potters Wheel, Lights by Gods Eye

Friday, May 22 - Saturday, May 23, 1970: New Orleans House, 1505 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA with Nargul
The band was billed as ‘Rhythm Dukes with Bill Champlin’ on the poster.

Friday, June 12 - Saturday, June 13, 1970: The Matrix, 3138 Fillmore Street, Marina District, San Francisco, CA with Vince Guaraldi
The band was billed as ‘Rhythm Dukes with Jerry Miller and Bill Champlin’ on the poster.

Friday, June 19 - Sunday, June 21, 1970: Family Dog On The Great Highway, 660 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with Flying Burrito Brothers, Cat Mother and The All Night Newsboys
The band was billed as ‘Rhythm Dukes with Jerry Miller and Bill Champlin’ on the poster.

Saturday, June 27, 1970: Gym, Cabrillo College, 6500 Soquel Drive, Aptos, CA with Elvin Bishop, Snail

unknown date, 1970: The Catalyst, 821 Front Street, Santa Cruz, CA

unknown date, 1970: River West, San Anselmo, CA with Ace Of Cups

unknown date, 1970: Brookdale Lodge, 11570 Highway 9, Brookdale, CA with Peter Lewis Group
In the middle of the show Bill Champlin got up from the organ to play guitar, and their seventeen years old friend Dale Ockerman jumped up on stage and sat-in at the organ to play the cover of Tommy Tucker’s ‘High Heel Sneakers’.


THE RHYTHM DUKES #5 (aka #2) (JULY 1970 - SEPTEMBER 1970)
1) John Barrett
2) ‘Fuzzy John’ Oxendine
3) Jerry Miller


Friday, August 28 - Sunday, August 30 and Friday, September 4 - Sunday, September 6, 1970: Edwin Tate’s 160 acres farm, end of Keep Road, off Lehr Road, north of Washougal, Clark County, WA with The Youngbloods, Fox, Child, Gabriel, Good Clean Fun, Big Brother and The Holding Company (cancelled), Barry Melton & The Fish, Joy of Cooking, Music Projection Quartet, Dan Hicks and his Hot Licks, Kwane and the Kwan-Ditos, O.K. Rhythem Kings, Smith Bros., Wayne Silversonics, Boz Scaggs, A.B. Skye, Beggars Opera, Mike Atwood, Commander Cody and his Lost Planet Airmen, Aum, Red Bone, Luther Allison, Crystal Axe, 31st Street Blues Band, S.F. Mime Troupe, S.F. Mime Troupe Rock Band, Dry Creek Road, One Hand Clapping, Snail, Factory, Peece, Bluebird, Cannon Ball, Jeff Jaisun, Grizzly, Corky Segal's Happy Ear Band, High Voltage and many more. Light Shows: Retena Circus, Doctor Zarkov “3rd Annual Sky River Rock Festival And Lighter Than Air Fair”
The band was mispelled as ‘Rhythem Dukes’ on the poster. The festival was filmed.


THE RHYTHM DUKES #6 (SEPTEMBER 1970 - ca. AUG 1971)
1) John Barrett
2) ‘Fuzzy John’ Oxendine
3) Jerry Miller
4) Russell Dahneke (aka Russell Leon) rhythm guitar


Friday, September 25, 1970*: Agriculture Building, Monterey County Fairgrounds, 2004 Fairgrounds Road, Monterey, CA with Good Clean Fun, Fred Peterson Quartet “Boogie Golden Seal Award”
*Note: The poster has a date but no day of the week, leading to some confusion about the exact year of this show. Anyway, the touring schedule of The Rhythm Dukes suggests that the year was supposedly 1970.

Thursday, October 1, 1970: New Orleans House, 1505 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA with One Hand Clapping

Fall 1970: Chateau Libertè, 22700 Old Santa Cruz Highway, Los Gatos, Santa Cruz Mountains, CA with The Doobie Brothers
The gig was recorded by Columbia Records, although they never did anything with the recording, and they just put it into the vault.  

unknown date, 1970 and/or 1971: outside Chateau Libertè, 22700 Old Santa Cruz Highway, Los Gatos, Santa Cruz Mountains, CA
A friend of 'Fuzzy John' Oxendine had a video recording company called Video Rangers, from Berkeley, CA, and he video-taped some of The Rhythm Dukes shows, including this one. 

unknown date, 1970 and/or 1971: The Catalyst, 821 Front Street, Santa Cruz, CA

Tuesday, July 20, 1971: High Street Local, Santa Cruz, CA
The gig was recorded. 

Saturday, July 31, 1971: High Street Local, Santa Cruz, CA

Wednesday, August 4, 1971: High Street Local, Santa Cruz, CA

Wednesday, August 11, 1971: High Street Local, Santa Cruz, CA


THE RHYTHM DUKES #7 (aka #2, aka #5) (ca. AUG 1971 - ca. OCT 1971)
1) John Barrett
2) 'Fuzzy John' Oxendine
3) Jerry Miller


Thursday, September 2, 1971: Town & Country Lodge, Highway 9, Ben Lomond, Santa Cruz County, CA
The band was mispelled as ‘Rythmn Dukes’ on the poster.

September 2?, 1971: Cowell College Dining Hall, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA

OSCEOLA SHOWS LIST

This shows list is the work of Bruno Ceriotti. Help in putting this together has been provided by Alan Yott, to whom I'm most grateful.


Sunday, October 5, 1969: Provo Park, Berkeley, CA "free concert"

Tuesday, October 7 - Thursday, October 9, 1969: Family Dog On The Great Highway, 660 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with Phoenix, Steve Gaskin, Timothy Leary, Asoke Fakir, Mlachi, Alan Watts, Lazarus, Michael Lorimer, Master Choy, Schlomo, Reverend Henslee, Allen Noonan, Jim Kimmel, Golden Toad, Tup Fisher, It’s A Beautiful Day, Chiran Jeed, Garden of Delights, Sweet Misery, Jerry Abrams Headlights, The Holy Sea, Rainbow Gem, Sebastian Moon, Dr. Zarkov, May Flower, Adam "Holy Man Jam"

Friday, October 24 - Sunday, October 26, 1969: Family Dog On The Great Highway, 660 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with Barry McGuire & The Doctor, Shag (24-25 only), Missionary Light, Clover (25 only)

Tuesday, October 28, 1969: Family Dog On The Great Highway, 660 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with Occultist, Phoenix, Heavy Water, Beefy Red “The Cusp Night - Libra's and Scorpio's”

Friday, November 14 - Sunday, November 16, 1969: Family Dog On The Great Highway, 660 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with Apple Jam, Canterbury Faire

Friday, December 20 - Saturday, December 21, 1969: New Old Fillmore, 1805 Geary Boulevard at Fillmore Street, Fillmore District, San Francisco, CA with Grateful Dead, Rhythm Dukes (Moby Grape), Lightyear, Jef Jaisun

Friday, December 26 - Sunday, December 28, 1969: Family Dog On The Great Highway, 660 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with Lonnie Mack, A.B. Skhy

Thursday, January 1 - Saturday, January 3, 1970: Family Dog On The Great Highway, 660 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with Devil’s Kitchen, Cleveland Wrecking Company, Millard The Wonder Horse

Sunday, January 4, 1970: Family Dog On The Great Highway, 660 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with Cleveland Wrecking Company, Mendelbaum, Phoenix

Friday, January 30 - Saturday, January 31, 1970: Family Dog On The Great Highway, 660 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with Jefferson Airplane

Friday, February 20, 1970: Cotati Veterans Memorial Hall, 8505 Park Avenue, Cotati, Sonoma County, CA with Mendelbaum "A benefit for the Universal Life Church"

Sunday, February 22, 1970: Gymnasium, St. Anselm School, 40 Belle Avenue, San Anselmo, CA with Clover, Shades Of Joy, Thompson Brothers, Johnny Mars Blues Band, Lights by Pearl "Benefit Dance for Marin Musician Switchboard"

March 20, 1970: Merced Fairgrounds, Merced, CA with Crystal Syphon, R.G. Rythmn, Lights by Bayshore West 

Friday, April 24 - Saturday, April 25, 1970: Family Dog On The Great Highway, 660 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with Quicksilver Messenger Service, Robert Savage Group

Wednesday, May 6, 1970: Berkeley Community Theater, Berkeley, CA with Steppenwolf, Shades Of Joy, Lights by Holy See, General Hersheybar (MC) “Benefit concert for legal funds to fight the draft lottery"

Friday, May 8 - Sunday, May 10, 1970: Family Dog On The Great Highway, 660 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen, Southern Comfort

Friday, May 15 - Saturday, May 16, 1970: New Orleans House, 1505 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA with Robert Savage Group

Wednesday, June 3, 1970: New Old Fillmore, 1805 Geary Boulevard at Fillmore Street, Fillmore District, San Francisco, CA with Arizona, Country Weather "Benefit for the Bay Area Peace Action Council"

Saturday, June 13, 1970: New Old Fillmore, 1805 Geary Boulevard at Fillmore Street, Fillmore District, San Francisco, CA with Flamin' Groovies, Ice, Mendelbaum, Mt. Rushmore "Benefit for Peace"

Sunday, June 21, 1970: Pauley Ballroom, University of California, Bancroft Way at Sather Road, Berkeley, CA with The Grateful Dead, New Riders Of The Purple Sage, Sandy Bull, The Hog Farm, Indian Puddin and Pipe, Phananganang “Benefit for the Legal Defense Fund of the Pit River Indians"

Tuesday, June 30, 1970: Family Dog On The Great Highway, 660 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with The Kinks
The band was mispelled as 'Oceola' on the poster.

Friday, July 3 - Saturday, July 4, 1970: New Orleans House, 1505 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA with Elvin Bishop

Sunday, July 5, 1970: Provo Park, Berkeley, CA “free concert”

Monday, July 27, 1970: unknown venue, 1553 Almaden Expressway, San Jose, CA with Ice, Rude Awakening, David Anderson and Friends, tribal dancing by Pre-School children, Lights by Litestone, and surprise guest appearances "Benefit for the Indian Pre-School Center"

Wednesday, August 5, 1970: New Orleans House, 1505 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA with Brown Rice

Friday, August 14 - Sunday, August 16, 1970: Family Dog On The Great Highway, 660 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with It’s A Beautiful Day, Sawbuck, Temporary Optics

Saturday, August 22, 1970: private hall, San Francisco, CA with Rags, The Hots "Bacchanalia - The world's first Pan-Sexual Celebration-Nude-Acid-Rock-Dance-And-Party"

Friday, October 16 - Saturday, October 17, 1970: Pepperland, 737 East Francisco Boulevard, San Rafael, CA with Pink Floyd, Kimberly, Lights by Brotherhood of Light

Friday, October 30, 1970: Family Dog On The Great Highway, 660 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with Womb, Ice, Joe Riccio plus horror films “Transformation Witches Night”

Thursday, November 12, 1970: Inn Of The Beginning, 8201 Old Redway Highway, Cotati, CA “Benefit for the Redwood School Association”

Wednesday, June 16 - Thursday, June 17, 1971: Inn Of The Beginning, 8201 Old Redway Highway, Cotati, CA

Saturday, July 24, 1971: Civic Center, San Francisco, CA with Hot Tuna "Platypus Rug-In - open air musical event"

Saturday, August 7, 1971: Inn Of The Beginning, 8201 Old Redway Highway, Cotati, CA

Monday, October 11, 1971: New Monk, Universty and Shattuck, Berkeley, CA with Mike Finnigan

Sunday, February 6, 1972: In Your Ear, 135 University Avenue at High Street, Palo Alto, CA with Family Grace

Thursday, February 10, 1972: Inn Of The Beginning, 8201 Old Redway Highway, Cotati, CA

Sunday, February 13, 1972: Hayward Theater, Hayward, CA with John Lee Hooker, Jerhubeau Fatt, Children, Lights by Pneumatic Revenge

Saturday, February 19, 1972: Bermuda Palms, 737 East Francisco Boulevard, San Rafael, CA with Hot Tuna, Stoneground, (possibly) Copperhead

Sunday, February 20, 1972: North Beach Revival, 1024 Kearny Street, North Beach, San Francisco, CA with Full Moon

Sunday, April 9, 1972: North Beach Revival, 1024 Kearny Street, North Beach, San Francisco, CA

Sunday, April 30, 1972: Longbranch, 2504 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA

Friday, May 12, 1972: Bimbo's 365 Club, 1025 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA with Luis Gasca, IS, Bittersweet, and more "1st Annual musicians costume ball"

Friday, May 26 - Saturday, May 27, 1972: Inn Of The Beginning, 8201 Old Redway Highway, Cotati, CA with Star Mountain

Friday, June 16, 1972: Longbranch, 2504 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA with Fluid Drive


Friday, September 23, 2011

QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE FAMILY TREE - SHOWS LIST (PART 2 OF 2)

This story is the work of Bruno Ceriotti. Help in putting this together has been provided by Marc Skobac, Dale Ockerman, Mike Somavilla, Gerard Daily, Greg Vick, Steve Lyman, David Roberts, Joe Jupille, Joerg, Jonny Ace, The Concert Database, Michael Parrish, Mike Kolesar, and BugeyeTim, to whom I'm most grateful.


QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE #14 (JAN 1974 - FEB 1974)
1) Greg Elmore
2) Gary Duncan
3) Dino Valenti
4) Harold Aceves
5) Bob Hogins
6) Bob Fluire bass


January 18, 1974: unknown venue, Birmingham, AL

January 19, 1974: unknown venue, Jacksonville, FL

January 26, 1974: unknown venue, Fort Lauderdale, FL

January 30, 1974: unknown venue, Charlotte, NC

February 3, 1974: Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN with Country Joe And The Fish, Aerosmith


QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE #15 (FEB 1974 - MAR 1975)
1) Greg Elmore
2) Gary Duncan
3) Dino Valenti
4) Harold Aceves
5) Bob Hogins
6) Skip Olsen bass


February 23, 1974: Warehouse, New Orleans, LA with J.J Cale, Night Crawlers

May 4, 1974: Academy of Music, New York City, NY

May 26, 1974: Springfield Oaks County Park, Davisburg, MI with James Gang, Roy Buchanan, Strawbs

June 2, 1974: unknown venue, Davisburg, Springfield Township, Oakland County, MI with Spirit, James Gang, Raven Gallery, Gamble Rogers "Springfield Oaks Music Fair"

June 21, 1974: Allen Park Civic Arena, Allen Park, MI with Roger McGuinn, Mike Quatro

September 27, 1974: Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL with Roy Wood's Wizard

October 25-26, 1974: Tuesdays, San Diego, CA with Stoneground, Jo Joe Gunne

December 14, 1974: Capitol Theater, Passaic, NJ

December 21, 1974: The Savoy, Detroit, MI

December 31, 1974: New Fillmore East, New York City, NY


QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE #16 (MAR 1975 - DEC 28, 1975)
1) John Cipollina
2) Dino Valenti
3) David Freiberg
4) Gary Duncan
5) Greg Elmore
+
6) W. Michael Lewis keyboards ("guest member")


May 2, 1975: Saloon, Brisbane, CA with Valley Boys

June 6-8, 1975: Starwood, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA

July 1, 1975: Memorial Coliseum, San Francisco, CA

July 13, 1975: Civic Auditorium, San Jose, CA

October 25, 1975: Showcase Theatre, Detroit, MI with Frankie Miller Band, Salem Witchcraft 

December 21, 1975: World Headquarters, Armadillo, TX

December 28, 1975: Winterland, Post Street At Steiner Street, San Francisco, CA with Little Feat, Sound Hole
The show was filmed and later released on a John Cipollina's DVD.


QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE #17 (JAN 1976 - 1976 or 1977)
1) Gary Duncan
2) Dino Valenti
3) Greg Elmore
4) David Freiberg
5) Pete Sears keyboards


January 31, 1976: My Father’s Place, New York City, NY

February 4, 1976: Shaboo Inn, Willimantic, CT

February 22, 1976: David Lawrence Hall, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA with Barefoot Jerry

April 23, 1976: Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA

April 30 - May 1, 1976: Keystone, Berkeley, CA with The Runaways 

June 4, 1976: Stanford Music Hall, Palo Alto, CA


QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE #18 (1976 - 1976 or 1977)
1) Gary Duncan
2) Dino Valenti
3) Greg Elmore
4) Pete Sears
5) Skip Olsen bass


September 7-9, 1976: The Golden Bear, Huntington Beach, CA

September 17-19, 1976: Paradise Theater, Lonh Beach, CA



QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE #19 (1976 or 1977 - 1979)
1) Gary Duncan
2) Dino Valenti
3) Rick Wetzel bass
4) Chris Myers drums
5) 'Captain Kirk' keyboards


Summer 1977: Players Tavern, Westport, CT

July 26, 1977: Quarter Note Lounge, New Orleans, LA

August 10, 1977: The Other End, New York City, NY


QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE #20 (1980s)
1) Gary Duncan
2) ?????? + unknown musicians


June 12, 1981: Uptown Theatre, Kansas City, MO 


NICKSILVER formerly QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE (1983)
1) John Cipollina
2) Greg Elmore
3) Nicky Hopkins
4) Nick Gravenites
5) Al Staehely bass


September 26, 1983: Toad's Place, New Haven, CT 

September 28, 1983: Jonathan Swift's Pub, Cambridge, MA with Danny Kalb


QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE #21 (1986)
1) Gary Duncan
2) David Freiberg
3) Sammy Piazza drums
4) W. Michael Lewis
5) Kathi McDonald vocals
6) Jules Broussard sax
7) Raul Rekow percussion
8) Linda Imperial backround vocals
9) John Santos percussion
10) Steve Schuster sax
11) Martin Fierro sax
12) Jo Baker backround vocals, percussion


QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE #22 (1996 - 1996 or 1997)
1) Gary Duncan
2) W. Michael Lewis
3) David Freiberg
4) Raul Rekow
5) John Santos
6) Linda Imperial
7) Greg Errico drums
8) Kenny Williams drums
9) Bobby Vega bass
10) "Buster" Williams bass
11) Norbert Stachel sax
12) Tony Menjivar percussion
13) Lee Oscar harp
14) Kim Cataluna backround vocals
15) Ricky G. backround vocals
16) Dave 'Diamond' Somerville backround vocals


QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE #23 (1996 or 1997 - 2006)
1) Gary Duncan
2) W. Michael Lewis
3) Greg Errico
4) Bobby Vega
5) Tony Menjivar
6) John Bird vocals, guitar


October 24, 1997: Suwanee Music Park, Live Oak, FL

December 13, 1997: Sweetwater Saloon, Mill Valley, CA

July 27, 1999: The Bottom Line, New York City, NY

July 29, 1999: Westbuy Music Fair, Westbury, RI

July 30, 1999: Middle East, Cambridge, MA

August 7, 1999: Big Boulder Ski Resort, Blakeslee, PA

February 3, 2000: McCades, Santa Monica, CA

June 10, 2000: Six Rivers Brewery, McKinleyville, CA

July 25, 2000: Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel, Providence, RI

July 28, 2000: Comfort Zone, Toronto, ON, Canada

January 21, 2001: Sun Theatre, Anaheim, CA

June 9, 2001: The Last Day Saloon, San Francisco, CA

June 20, 2001: EMP, Seattle, WA

August 12, 2001: Big Boulder Ski Resort, Lake Harmony, PA "Gathering on the Mountain"

September 1, 2002: Pozo Saloon, Pozo, CA


QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE #24 (2006 - 2008)
1) Gary Duncan
2) David Freiberg
3) Linda Imperial
4) Chris Smith keyboards
5) John Ferenzik bass
6) Prairie Prince drums


June 7, 2006: Sweetwater, Mill Valley, CA

August 12, 2006: B.B. King's Bar and Grill, New York, NY

October 7, 2006: Creative Arts Building, Pittsburg High School, Pittsburg, CA

February 10, 2007: 8X10, Baltimore, MD "Trips Festival"

February 13, 2007: Tipitina's, New Orleans, LA

July 15, 2007: DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI with Jefferson Starship, Big Brother and The Holding Company "Summer Of Love Anniversary"


QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE #25 (2008 - PRESENT)
1) Gary Duncan
2) David Freiberg
3) Linda Imperial
4) Chris Smith
5) John Ferenzik
6) Donnie Baldwin drums


November 13, 2009: B.B. King's Bar and Grill, New York, NY

November 18, 2009: Electric Ballroom, Camden, London, UK

November 23, 2009: The Robin 2, Bilston, UK

November 26, 2009: The Max, Melkweg, Amsterdam, The Netherlands "High Times Cannabis Cup Awards"

April 29, 2010: The Grove Of Anaheim, Anaheim, CA


Friday, March 04, 2011

OXFORD CIRCLE FAMILY TREE - SHOWS LIST


THE HIDE-A-WAYS #1 (1964 - 1965)
1) Paul Whaley drums, vocals
2) Gary Lee Yoder lead vocals, harmonica, rhythm guitar
3) Jim Keylor bass, vocals
4) Bob Daigle lead guitar


THE HIDE-A-WAYS #2 (1965 - JAN 1966) / OXFORD CIRCLE #1 (JAN 1966 - MAR 1967)
1) Paul Whaley
2) Gary Lee Yoder
3) Jim Keylor
4) Dehner C. Patten lead guitar, vocals


May 30, 1965: Carpender's Hall, Roseville, CA with The Contenders

July 23, 1965: Native Son's Hall, Sacramento, CA with The Contenders, The Inlanders "Surfer's Night Out"

July 30, 1965: Governor's Hall, Old State Fairgrounds, Sacramento, CA with The Contenders, The Inlanders "Tidal Wave"

September 17, 1965: Governor's Hall, Old State Fairgrounds, Sacramento, CA with The Marauders, The New Breed, Group B, The Inlanders, Films

February 11, 1966: Fairfax Park Pavilion, Fairfax, CA with New Breed

May ?, 1966: The Door, Reno, NV

May 20, 1966: Governor's Hall, Old State Fairgrounds, Sacramento, CA with New Breed, Fugatives, The Concern 

June 17-18, 1966: Avalon Ballroom, 1268 Sutter Street at Van Ness Street, San Francisco, CA with Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band

June 23, 1966: Fillmore Auditorium, 1805 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco, CA with Them, Sons Of Champlin, New Tweedy Brothers

June 24, 1966: Fairfax Pavilion, Fairfax, CA with My Generation

July 6, 1966: Fillmore Auditorium, 1805 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco, CA with The Turtles, Sons Of Champlin

August 5, 1966: Avalon Ballroom, 1268 Sutter Street at Van Ness Street, San Francisco, CA with Big Brother And The Holding Company

September 1, 1966: Memorial Auditorium, Stockton, CA with The Yardbirds, New Breed, Boy Blues

September 9, 1966: Fillmore Auditorium, 1805 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco, CA with The Mothers

September 10, 1966: Scottish Rites Temple, 2850 19th Avenue, San Francisco, CA with The Mothers

September 16-17, 1966: Avalon Ballroom, 1268 Sutter Street at Van Ness Street, San Francisco, CA with Grateful Dead

November 4-5, 1966: Avalon Ballroom, 1268 Sutter Street at Van Ness Street, San Francisco, CA with Grateful Dead

November 26, 1966: Fairfax Park Pavilion, Fairfax, CA with Pullice

December 9-10, 1966: Avalon Ballroom, 1268 Sutter Street at Van Ness Street, San Francisco, CA with Big Brother And The Holding Company, Lee Michaels

January 27-28, 1967: Governor's Hall, Old State Fairgrounds, Sacramento, CA with New Breed, Free Love, Working Class, Milk, Psy-Kicks, Public Nuisance, Frankie & Bonnie

February 11, 1967: Governor's Hall, Old State Fairgrounds, Sacramento, CA with Country Joe and The Fish, Frankie and Bonnie, Working Class, Silver Bike, Andrew Staples, Psy-Kicks "8 Hour protest Dance Clark Kerr Memorial Ball" 

February 17-18, 1967: Avalon Ballroom, 1268 Sutter Street at Van Ness Street, San Francisco, CA with Big Brother and The Holding Company, Quicksilver Messenger Service

February 21, 1967: Governor's Hall, Old State Fairgrounds, Sacramento, CA with The Working Class, Free Love, Frankie & Bonnie

February 24, 1967: Smith Hall, City College of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA with Fate

March 3, 1967: Fairfax Park Pavilion, Fairfax, CA with The Mojo Men


OXFORD CIRCLE #2 (MAR 1967 - JUL 1967)
1) Gary Lee Yoder
3) Jim Keylor
3) Dehner C. Patten
4) ? drums


March 19, 1967: Pavilion, Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa, CA with Eric Burdon and The Animals, New Breed, Beat-Ables

March 28, 1967: Freeborn Hall, UC Davis, Davis, CA with Eric Burdon and The Animals

March 31, 1967: Grossmont College, San Diego, CA with Eric Burdon and The Animals

April 7, 1967: Governors Hall, Old State Fairgrounds, Sacramento, CA with Public Nuisance, Parish Hall Blues Band