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 (ca. MAR 1968 – MAY 2, 1969)
1) John Barrett vocals, bass
2) Barry Bastian vocals, guitar
3) ‘Fuzzy John’ Oxendine vocals, drums


March 1968 (approximate date): The Ark, Gate 6, Sausalito, CA
Boogie's debut gig (without even rehearsal at all). 

Saturday, April 6 - Sunday, April 7, 1968: 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 

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: 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 

Tuesday, July 2 - Wednesday, July 3, 1968: Hippodrome, San Diego, CA with Sons Of Champlin

Sunday, 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”

unknown date, 1968: Deno and Carlo's Naval Base (aka Muir Beach Lodge), Muir Beach, Western Marin County, CA "open free concert"
Boogie played here a few times, including one with also on the bill Creedence Clearwater Revival, and Moon Rose Forest. 

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, (possibly) Alice Cooper, (possibly) Crazy Horse "free concert"

April 2?, 1969: unknown old movie theatre, South San Francisco, CA


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


Saturday, May 3, 1969: Dream Bowl, Vallejo, CA or The Pavilion, Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa, CA
Boogie’s last gig before broke up. The show was recorded.


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: unknown venue (basement blues club), Chicago, IL with The Steve Miller Band
The band was advertised as 'Moby Grape'. 

September 1969: Valley View Young Adults Club, Frankfort, IL (4-nights stand)
The band was advertised as 'Moby Grape'.

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”
Police closed this festival down after about 1 hour. The electric apple cider was causing casualties.

Sunday, November 9, 1969: The Poppypock, 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 Axulder Vault
The band was billed as ‘Rhythm Dukes with Jerry Miller’ on the poster.


THE RHYTHM DUKES #3 (aka MOBY GRAPE #5) (DECEMBER 1969 - JANUARY ?, 1970)
1) John Barrett
2) ‘Fuzzy John’ Oxendine
3) Jerry Miller
4) 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.

Wednesday, March 4, 1970: High Street Local, Santa Cruz, CA

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

Wednesday, March 11, 1970: High Street Local, Santa Cruz, CA

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

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 billed as ‘Rhythm Dukes with Jerry Miller and Bill Champlin’ on the poster.

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 - 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 Liberte, 22700 Old Santa Cruz Highway, Los Gatos, Santa Cruz Mountains, CA
The show was filmed.

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


THE RHYTHM DUKES #7 (aka #2, aka #5) (1971 - FALL 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.

late September 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

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 “Benefit for the Chosen Few”

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

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 Pit River Indian Legal Defense Fund”

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”

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

Friday, October 16 - Saturday, October 17, 1970: Pepperland, 737 East Francisco Boulevard, San Rafael, CA with Pink Floyd, 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, 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

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

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

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, 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

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

December 14, 1974: Capitol Theater, Passaic, NJ

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")


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

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

December 21, 1975: World Headquarters, Armadillo, TX

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


QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE #17 (JAN 1976 - 1979)
1) Gary Duncan
2) Dino Valenti
3) Greg Elmore
4) W. Michael Lewis
5) Skip Olsen bass


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

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

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

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

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


QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE #18 (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 #19 (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 #20 (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


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

February 3, 2000: McCades, Santa Monica, CA


QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE #21 (2006 - 2008)
1) Gary Duncan
2) David Freiberg
3) Linda Imperial
4) Chris Smith keyboards
5) John Ferenzik bass
6) Prairie Prince drums


QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE #22 (2008 - PRESENT)
1) Gary Duncan
2) David Freiberg
3) Linda Imperial
4) Chris Smith
5) John Ferenzik
6) Donnie Baldwin drums


Friday, March 04, 2011

OXFORD CIRCLE FAMILY TREE - SHOWS LIST


THE HIDE-A-WAYS #1 (1965)
1) Paul Whaley drums, vocals
2) Gary Lee Yoder 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

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 3-5, 1966: Avalon Ballroom, 1268 Sutter Street at Van Ness Street, San Francisco, CA with Grateful Dead

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


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

Friday, November 26, 2010

THE VEJTABLES FAMILY TREE


THE VEJTABLES #1 (1964 - JAN 1965)
1) Ned Hollis rhythm guitar, organ, backing vocals
2) Bob Bailey lead vocals, tambourine, harmonica, percussion
3) Jan Errico (aka Jan Ashton) drums, backing vocals
4) Rick Dey bass, backing vocals
5) Bob Cole lead guitar 


THE VEJTABLES #2 (JAN 1965 - 1965)
1) Ned Hollis
2) Bob Bailey
3) Jan Ashton
4) Bob Cole
5) Ron Drucker bass


THE VEJTABLES #3 (1965 - NOV 1965)
1) Ned Hollis
2) Jan Ashton
3) Bob Bailey
4) Reese Sheets lead guitar, backing vocals
5) 'Rank Frank' Smith bass


THE VEJTABLES #4 (NOV 1965 - MAY 1966)
1) Ned Hollis
2) Jan Ashton
3) Bob Bailey
4) 'Rank Frank' Smith
5) Jim Sawyers lead guitar


THE VEJTABLES #5 (MAY 1966)
1) Bob Bailey
2) 'Rank Frank' Smith
3) Jim Sawyers
4) Ned Hollis
5) James Robert 'Bob' Mosley rhythm guitar
6) Kristy drums


THE VEJTABLES #6 (MAY 1966)
1) Bob Bailey
2) 'Rank Frank' Smith
3) Jim Sawyers
4) Bob Mosley
5) Kristy


THE VEJTABLES #7 (MAY 1966 - JUN 1966)
1) Bob Bailey
2) 'Rank Frank' Smith
3) Bob Mosley
4) Kristy


THE VEJTABLES #8 (JUN 1966 - JAN 1967)
1) Bob Bailey
2) Rolland Oeller bass
3) Saul Lewis vocals, organ
4) Richard Fortunato vocals, guitar
5) Arthur Penthollow drums


THE BOOK OF CHANGES (JAN 1967 - 1967)
1) Bob Bailey
2) 'Rank Frank' Smith
3) Rolland Oeller
4) Saul Lewis
5) Richard Fortunato
6) Arthur Penthollow

Thursday, November 25, 2010

DAN HICKS & HIS HOT LICKS FAMILY TREE - SHOWS LIST

This story is the work of Bruno Ceriotti. Help in putting this together has been provided by Jaime Leopold, Naomi Ruth Eisenberg, Bob Scott, Maryann Price, Mike Somavilla and Greg Vick, to whom I'm most grateful.


DAN HICKS AND HIS HOT LICKS #1 (OCT 1967 - NOV or DEC 1967)
1) Daniel Ivan 'Dan' Hicks vocals, acoustic guitar, rhythm guitar, autoharp, banjo, harmonca, percussion
2) David LaFlamme violin
3) Jaime 'Himey' Leopold string bass


DAN HICKS AND HIS HOT LICKS #2 (JAN 1968 - MAR 1968)
1) Dan Hicks
2) David LaFlamme
3) Bill Douglas string bass
+
THE LICKETTES #1
1) Mitzi Douglas backing vocals (Bill's wife)
2) Patti Urban backing vocals


January 26-28, 1968: Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with Country Joe and The Fish, Charlatans
Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks #2 first gigs.


DAN HICKS AND HIS HOT LICKS #3 (MAR 1968 - SEPT 1968)
1) Dan Hicks
2) Bill Douglas
+
THE LICKETTES #1
1) Mitzi Douglas
2) Patti Urban


April 1, 1968: New Committee Theatre, 836 Montgomery Street, North Beach, San Francisco, CA with Cleveland Wrecking Company "April Fool's Day Dance"
Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks #3 first gig.

April 24, 1968: Carousel Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with Johnny Cash

May 16, 1968: California Hall, 625 Polk Street at Turk, San Francisco, CA with Sopwith Camel, Rejoice, Gale Garnett and The Gentle Reign, Peter Bowen and many surprise guests "Beilenson Be-In"

May 24-25, 1968: Straight Theater, San Francisco, CA with Charlie Musselwhite, Savage Resurrection

June 12, 1968: Carousel Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with Steve Miller Band, The Charlatans, Lights by Brotherhood of Light "Fire Dance - Alton Kelly Benefit"

June 16, 1968: Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA with Santana, Big Brother and The Holding Company, Steve Miller Band, Sandy Bull "Matrix Benefit"
The band was billed only as 'Dan Hicks' on the poster.

June 28-30, 1968: Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA with Ten Years After, Canned Heat

July 26-28, 1968: Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with Quicksilver Messenger Service, Howlin' Wolf


DAN HICKS AND HIS HOT LICKS #4 (SEPT 1968 - 1969)
1) Dan Hicks
2) Jaime Leopold
3) Jon Weber lead guitar
4) 'Symphony Sid' Page lead violin, mandolin
+
THE LICKETTES #2
1) Sherry Snow backing vocals
2) Christina Viola 'Tina' Gancher backing vocals, piano, celeste


DAN HICKS AND HIS HOT LICKS #5 (1969 - DEC 8, 1969)
1) Dan Hicks
2) Jon Weber
3) Jaime Leopold
4) Jon Weber
+
THE LICKETTES #3
1) Sherry Snow or Tina Gancher?
2) Nicolee Dukes backing vocals


April 1-4, 1969: Ash Grove, Los Angeles, CA with Doc Watson

April 11-13, 1969: Doug Weston's Troubadour Club, 9081 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA with Delaney and Bonnie and Friends

May 16-17, 1969: Freight and Salvage, Berkeley, CA

June 29, 1969: Frost Ampitheater, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA with Country Joe McDonald, The Lamb and many others "Festival of Green Grass"

July 30-31, 1969: New Orleans House, Berkeley, CA

August 20-23, 1969: Ledbetters, 1621 Westwood Boulevard, West Los Angeles, CA with Tim Williams

August 30 or September 1, 1969: Rainier Hereford Ranch, near Tenino, south of Olympia, WA "Second Sky River Rock Festival"

September 13, 1969: Balboa Park Bowl, San Diego, CA with Delaney & Bonnie & Friends, Love

September 19-20, 1969: Inn of the Beginning, 8201 Old Redwood Highway, Cotati, CA with Chris Kearney

October 23, 1969: Pauley Ballroom, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA with Country Joe and The Fish, Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen, Youngbloods, Vern and Ray, Jaet Smith, Jeffrey Cain "Berkeley Folk Festival"

November 2?, 1969: The Moonrose Forest (formerly George's Long Cabin), 2629 Bayshore Boulevard, San Francisco, CA with The Deviants, Life, 20 Dollar Friendship

November 29-30, 1969: Family Dog on the Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with Vern & Ray, Dr. Humbead's New Tranquility String Band (29-30), Floating Bridge (29), Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen (30)

December 5, 1969: The Bear's Lair, Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Union building, Lower Sproul Plaza, UC Berkeley campus, Berkeley, CA
Violinists Richard Greene and David LaFlamme played with the band tonight as guests.  


DAN HICKS AND HIS HOT LICKS #6 (DEC 9, 1969 - SEPT 1970)
1) Dan Hicks
2) Jaime Leopold
3) Sid Page
4) Jon Weber
+
THE LICKETTES #4
1) Nicolee Dukes
2) Maryann Price backing vocals


December ??, 1969: The Matrix, 3138 Fillmore Street, Marina District, San Francisco, CA
Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks #6 first gig.

January 16-17, 1970: Inn of the Beginning, 8201 Old Redwood Highway, Cotati, CA

February 13-14, 1970: Brown's Hall, Mill Valley, CA

February 23, 1970: Winterland, San Francisco, CA with Santana, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Jefferson Airplane, It's A Beautiful Day, Lights by Headlights "Grateful Dead Benefit"

March 13-14, 1970: Inn of the Beginning, 8201 Old Redwood Highway, Cotati, CA with Dave and Cici

May 16, 1970: Auditorium, Abraham Lincoln High School, San Francisco, CA with Vince Guaraldi, Terry Dolan

June 25-28, 1970: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA with Sha Na Na, Pacific Gas & Electric, Lights by Abercrombie


DAN HICKS AND HIS HOT LICKS #7 (SEPT 1970 - SPRING 1971)
1) Dan Hicks
2) Jaime Leopold
3) Sid Page
+
THE LICKETTES #5
1) Maryann Price
2) Naomi Ruth Eisenberg backing vocals, violin


September ?, 1970: Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA
Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks #7 first gig was a private party for the daughter of their new record company's president.  

September 20, 1970: New Orleans House, Berkeley, CA with Styx River Ferry

October 24-25, 1970: Pepperland, 737 E. Francisco Boulevard, San Rafael, CA with Steve Miller Band, Jerry Hahn Brotherhood

November 26, 1970: Family Dog at the Great Highway, 660 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with Vince Guaraldi "350th Mayflower Reunion Festival"

December 7, 1970: Family Dog at the Great Highway, 660 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen, Jeffrey Cain, Joe Ricco and Full Sack Jack, Snow "A Benefit For Establishment Of A Free Mobile Clinic"

December 21, 1970: Pacific High Recorders, San Francisco, CA with Country Joe McDonald, Cat Mother, Jamilla Salin-Tour and The Ball-Anat Dancers "Second Annual Christmas Celebrations"

February 11, 1971: Doug Weston's Troubadour Club, West Hollywood, CA with Emmit Rhodes
The show was recorded and later released that same year as their 2nd album: 'Where's The Money?'.

February 19-20, 1971: Inn of the Beginning, 8201 Old Redwood Highway, Cotati, CA

February 26-27, 1971: Pepperland, 737 East Francisco Boulevard, San Rafael, CA with Spencer Davis Group with Peter Jameson, Country Weather, Brotherhood of Light

April 9-10, 1971: Family Dog at the Great Highway, 660 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with Big Brother and The Holding Company, Gold
The band was billed only as 'Dan Hicks' on the poster.

April 19, 1971: Family Dog at the Great Highway, 660 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with Big Brother and The Holding Company, Gold
The band was billed only as 'Dan Hicks' on the poster.

May 28-29, 1971: Inn of the Beginning, 8201 Old Redwood Highway, Cotati, CA with Uncle Vinty


DAN HICKS AND HIS HOT LICKS #8 (SPRING 1971 - DEC ?, 1972)
1) Dan Hicks
2) Jaime Leopold
3) Sid Page
4) John L. 'Johnny' Girton lead guitar, dobro 
+
THE LICKETTES #5
1) Maryann Price
2) Naomi Ruth Eienberg


June 30 - July 4, 1971: The Boarding House, San Francisco, CA
One of the show was recorded and later released posthumously on their album: 'At The Boarding House' (1990).

September 2-6, 1971: The Main Point, 874 Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr, near Philadelphia, PA with Mike Nesmith

September 22-23, 1971: Inn of the Beginning, 8201 Old Redwood Highway, Cotati, CA with Dennis and Lola Kalfas

December 2, 1971: Berkeley Community Theatre, Berkeley, CA with The Doors, Albert King

December ??, 1971: Pacific High Recorders, San Francisco, CA with The Charlatans and plus extra added attractions "Third Annual Christmas Celebrations"

early 1972: Old Town Theatre, Los Gatos, CA

February 26, 1972: College of Marin, Kentfield, CA with Curly-Mack

April ?, 1972: Doug Weston's Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA

April 30, 1972: Winterland, San Francisco, CA with Hot Tuna, Copperhead, Stoneground "Legalize Pot Benefit"
The show was recorded and now released on-line on the "Wolfgang's Vault" website.

May 12, 1972: Winterland, San Francisco, CA with Cold Blood (cancelled)

July 1, 1972: Berkeley Community Theatre, Berkeley, CA with Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen, Asleep At The Wheel

July 3, 1972: 'The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson', NBC-TV Show, Los Angeles, CA with The Committee, Dave Megessey, Kenny Rankin, Debbie Reynolds (broadcast date)

July 8-9, 1972: Resurrection Ballroom, 10 South Van Ness Avenue at 1545 Market Street, San Francisco, CA with Stoneground, Luis Gasca, Sylvester and The Hot Band, Swanson Sound Service

July 28, 1972: unknown venue, Fresno, CA with Cheech & Chong

August 25-26, 1972: Tampa Jai Alai Fronton, Tampa, FL with Cheech & Chong, Whole Oats

September 21, 1972: Cowtown Ballroom, Kansas City, MO

September 28, 1972: 'The Flip Wilson Show', NBC-TV Show, Los Angeles, CA with Melba Moore, Don Knotts (broadcast date)
The band perform: 'Milk Shakin' Mama'.

November 5, 1972: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA with Batdorf & Rodney

November 8, 1972: Longshoremen's Hall, 400 North Point, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA with Jerry Garcia, Merl Saunders, Tom Fogerty, The Fletcher Bros., The Natural Act "A Benefit"

November 20-25, 1972: El Mocambo Club, Toronto, BC, Canada


DAN HICKS AND HIS HOT LICKS #9 (DEC ?, 1972 - FALL 1973)
1) Dan Hicks
2) Jaime Leopold
3) Johnny Girton
4) Sid Page
5) Bob Scott drums
+
THE LICKETTES #5
1) Maryann Price
2) Naomi Ruth Eisenberg


December ?, 1972: The Boarding House, San Francisco, CA
Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks #9 first gig.  

December ??, 1972: Palace Theater, New York City, NY with Marty Mull

unknown date, 1973: Vanderbuilt University, Nashville, TN

unknown date, 1973: unknown venue, Spokane, WA

February 14, 1973: The New Gym, Virginia Commonwealth, University, Richmond, VA with Bruce Springsteen

February 17, 1973: Masonic Temple Auditorium, Detroit, MI with Bob Seger

February 20, 1973: Max's Kansas City, New York City, NY

April 6, 1973: Lewis & Clark University, Portland, OR

April 7, 1973: Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

April 13-14, 1973: Winterland, San Francisco, CA with The Kinks, Mason Proffit

April 19, 1973: Doug Weston's Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA with Steve Martin

May 1, 1973: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, CA with Albert King, Dr. John, Miles Davis, Slade, Johnny Nash, T-Rex, John Kay, Grass Roots, Beck, Bogart & Appice
The event was filmed for broadcast on ABC-TV's series "In Concert". The Hot Licks performance was broadcasted on May 25 (episode #12).

September 13, 1973: Ebbets Field, Denver, CO

September 21, 1973: Cowtown Ballroom, Kansas City, MO with Billy Spears Band

Fall 1973: University of California (aka UC Davis), Davis, CA
The band last gig.


DAN HICKS AND HIS HOT LICKS #10 (SEPT 26, 1977)
1) Dan Hicks
2) ???????? + others unknown 


September 26, 1977: Old Mill Tavern, Mill Valley, CA


DAN HICKS AND HIS HOT LICKS #11 (OCT 3, 2001)
1) Dan Hicks
2) ???????? + others unknown


October 3, 2001: Higher Ground, Burlington, VT with Heather Eatman


DAN HICKS AND HIS HOT LICKS #12 (SEPT 2, 2007)
1) Dan Hicks
2) ???????? + others unknown


September 2, 2007: Speedway Meadows, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA with Moby Grape, The Charlatans, Taj Mahal, New Riders Of The Purple Sage, Canned Heat, Country Joe McDonald and others "40th Anniversary: Summer of Love"


DAN HICKS AND HIS HOT LICKS #13 (APR 6, 2012)
1) Dan Hicks
2) Sid Page
3) Jaime Leopold
4) Jon Weber
+
THE LICKETTES #5
1) Maryann Price
2) Naomi Ruth Eisenberg


April 6, 2012: Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, CA with Rickie Lee Jones, Tuck & Patti, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Harry Shearer, Maria Muldaur, John Hammond, Van Dyke Parks, Roy Rogers, Jim Kweskin, Ray Benson, Bruce Forman, The Hometown Homeboys, The K&K Dancers, The Hicksville Express Stage Band, The Millenium Hot Licks "Dan Hicks' 70th Birthday Bash"