Tuesday, March 02, 2010

THE MYSTERY TREND FAMILY TREE - SHOWS LIST


THE TERRAZZO BROTHERS (ca. FEB 1965 - JUN 1965)
1) Ron Nagle lead vocals, piano, clavinet
2) Bob Cuff rhythm guitar, backing vocals
3) Larry Bennett lead vocals, tambourine
4) John Luby drums, backing vocals
5) Craig lead guitar


May 30, 1965: Primalon Ballroom, 1223 Fillmore Street, Fillmore District, San Francisco, CA
The Terrazzo Brothers's first gig. The group was paid only ten bucks for this gig. The Primalon Ballroom was an old rollerskate rink recently converted into a ballroom exactly.


THE MYSTERY TREND #1 (SEPT 1965 - 1966)
1) Ron Nagle
2) Bob Cuff
3) Larry Bennett now also on bass
4) John Luby
5) Larry Walorny (aka Larry West) lead guitar


September ??-??, 1965: The Matrix, 3138 Fillmore Street, Marina District, San Francisco with Bossa Nova - Coco De Velho Dae Brazil
Supposedly The Mystery Trend's first gigs. The band plays at this venue for five consecutive nights (Tuesday thru Sunday). Some sources erroneously claim that the exact month could be 'August' but the group was reformed only one month later exactly.

November 6, 1965: San Francisco Mime Troupe 'South Of Market' Loft Studio (aka Calliope Ballroom), 924 Howard Street, between 5th Street and 6th Street, San Francisco, CA with The Fugs, Sandy Bull, Jefferson Airplane, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, The Committee, The John Handy Quintet, Jeanne Brechan, The Family Dog, Sam Hanks, Jim Smith, Ullett & Hendra and “others who care” (aka Peter Orlovsky, Allen Ginsberg, The Mothers) "Benefit For San Francisco Mime Troupe - Appeal Party I
The band's name is not mentioned on the concert poster.

November 27, 1965: Peter Voulkos Art Studio, 1306 3rd Street at Gilman, Berkeley, CA
Peter Voulkos was an artist in Berkeley and this event was more like a private pary at his studio.

December 2, 1965: San Francisco Museum Of Art, San Francisco, CA 

December 10, 1965: Fillmore Auditorium, 1805 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco, CA with Jefferson Airplane, The Great Society, The John Handy Quintet, Sam Thomas And The Gentlemen's Band and "many others friends" (aka The Warlocks, The Vipers, Jeanne Brechan) "Benefit For San Francisco Mime Troupe - Appeal Party II, for Continued Artistic Freedom in the Parks"

January 14, 1966: Fillmore Auditorium, 1805 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco, CA with Grateful Dead 'formerly The Warlocks', The Great Society, Sam Thomas And The Gentlemen's Band and "many others friends" "Benefit For San Francisco Mime Troupe - Appeal Party III, Dance-Concert"

January 23, 1966: Gate Theater, Sausalito, CA with The Great Society

February 4-6, 1966: Fillmore Auditorium, 1805 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco, CA with Jefferson Airplane, Quicksilver Messenger Service and others "Sights and Sounds of The Trips Festival"
QMS and Mystery Trend is not listed on the poster.

February 11, 1966: Fillmore Auditorium, 1805 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco, CA with The Charlatans, The Great Society, The Skins, Family Tree

February 12, 1966: Fillmore Auditorium, 1805 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco, CA with The Great Society, Wildflower, Our Lost Souls, Big Brother And The Holding Company "Rock For Peace - Benefit for Democratic congressional candidates and the Viet Nam Study Group"
The band's presence is not confirmed.

February 21, 1966: California Hall, 625 Polk Street At Turk, San Francisco, CA with Hedds, Quicksilver Messenger Service (filled in for the advertised Butch Engle & The Styx) "The George Big Ball! - Dance!"

March 12, 1966: Fillmore Auditorium, 1805 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco, CA with Quicksilver Messenger Service, Family Tree, Third Rail, "The Great Blondin 2-day Dance Benefit"
A benefit for Canyon, CA filmmaker Robert Nelson whose film "The Great Blondino" was released in 1967.

March 18, 1966: Fillmore Auditorium, 1805 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco, CA with Big Brother And The Holding Company, Family Tree "Batman Dance And Film Festival"

March 25, 1966: Harmon Gym, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA with Jefferson Airplane, Morning Fog "Vietnam Day Committee Peace Trip"

April 5, 1966: Cow Palace, 2600 Geneva Avenue, Daily City, CA with The Sopwith Camel (?), Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs, The Turtles, The Charlatans, Bob Kuban & The In Men, Capt. Zoom, The Trolls, Avengers, Hedds, Baytovens, Benedict Arnold & The Traitors, Bittersweet, Chessmen, Inn Crowd, Just VI, Rogues, New Workmen, Butch Engle and the Styx, The Toads, The Zoo, The Vandals, Wayward Sound "Band Bash - A fund-raising bash for the benefit of the San Francisco Symphony" 

May 28, 1966: Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street, Santa Cruz, CA with Jefferson Airplane, The Flowers Of Evil

July 1, 1966: Petaluma Memorial Hall, 1094 Petaluma Boulevard Street, Petaluma, CA with The Thing, The Final Solution, The Shadows, Lights by Don Johns "Concert-Dance" 


THE MYSTERY TREND #2 (1966 - JUN 1967)
1) Ron Nagle
2) Bob Cuff now also on lead guitar
3) Larry Bennett
4) John Luby


March 28 - April 2, 1967: The Rock Garden, 4742 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA with The Grateful Dead, The Charles Lloyd Quartet

April 16, 1967: California Hall, San Francisco, CA with The Charlatans, Slaxon The Slight Of Head Magician, Vod-Vil Wanda and Her Birds, The Haight Street Jazz Band, Buddha (MC), Lights by Aurora Glory Alice

June 11, 1967: Sidney B. Cushing Memorial Amphitheatre, Mt. Tamalpais State Park, Marin County, CA with Jefferson Airplane, The Byrds with Hugh Masekela, P.F. Sloan, Country Joe and The Fish, The Grass Roots, The Lamp Of Childhood, The 5th Dimension, Penny Nichols, The Seeds, Captain Beefheart, Loading Zone, Tim Buckley, Every Mother's Son, Steve Miller Blues Band, Sons Of Champlin, The Merry-Go-Round, The New Salvation Army Banned "KFRC Fantasy Fair And Magic Mountain Music Festival - A Benefit for the Hunter's Point Child Care Center"

June 16-18, 1967: California Hall, 625 Polk Street At Turk, San Francisco, CA with Mt. Rushmore, Anonymous Artists Of America (AAA) "Ramlala"


THE MYSTERY TREND #3 (JUN 1967 - ca. NOV 1967) / THE TREND (ca. NOV 1967 - JAN 1968)
1) Ron Nagle
2) Larry Bennett
3) John Luby
4) John Gregory lead guitar, rhythm guitar


June 30, 1967: Longsheremen's Hall, 400 North Point Street, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA with Country Joe And The Fish, Sons Of Champlin

January 19, 1968: Gym, Hayward State College, 25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard, Hayward, CA with Country Joe And The Fish, Sopwith Camel


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