Wednesday, August 04, 2010

CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL FAMILY TREE - SHOWS LIST

This story is the work of Bruno Ceriotti. Help in putting this together has been provided by Ottmar Plewka, Robbie Stokes, Brett Champlin, Rock Tour Database, Greg Artlip, Robert Aerts, Michael Kregness, Tim Strawn, Merrill and Rich, to whom I'm most grateful.


THE PLAYBOYS (1958 - 1959)
1) Tom 'Tommy' Fogerty vocals, guitar
2) ???????? + other unknowns


SPIDER WEBB AND THE INSECTS (1959)
1) Tommy Fogerty vocals, guitar
2) Jeremy Levine guitar
3) ???????? + other unknowns 


UNNAMED REHEARSAL DUO (APR 1959 - SEPT 1959)
1) John Fogerty vocals, guitar
2) Doug 'Cosmo' Clifford drums


THE BLUE VELVETS (SEPT 1959 - 1960)
1) John Fogerty vocals, guitar, harmonica
2) Doug Clifford drums
3) Stu Cook piano


Fall 1959: Portola Junior High School, El Cerrito, CA "sock hops"
The Blue Velvets' debut.

Summer 1960: Alameda County Fairgrounds, Alameda, CA
The show was promoted by the local 'El Cerrito Boys' Club'.

Summer 1960: Sacramento County Fairgrounds, Sacramento, CA
The show was promoted by the local 'El Cerrito Boys' Club'.

Fall 1960: University of California, Berkeley, CA "frat parties"
The band was paid twenty bucks each plus all the beer they wants (!!).


TOMMY FOGERTY AND THE BLUE VELVETS (1960 - MAR 1964)
1) John Fogerty vocals, lead guitar, harmonica, Hammond organ
2) Tommy Fogerty vocals
3) Doug Clifford drums
4) Stu Cook rhythm guitar


1960 - 1963: El Cerrito High School, El Cerrito, CA "school dances"
The band played in all the dances held in this high school because they were the only rock band formed by students from this school exactly. In this occasions they played still as The Blue Velvets plus Tommy Fogerty that began to sings with them only for about five songs and then leave.


THE VISIONS (formerly TOMMY FOGERTY AND THE BLUE VELVETS) (MAR 1964 - NOV 1964)
1) John Fogerty
2) Tom Fogerty rhythm guitar
3) Doug Clifford
4) Stu Cook bass


Spring - Fall 1964: The Monkey Inn, 3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA


UNNAMED LIVE BAND (SEPT ?, 1964 - SEPT 1?, 1964)
1) John Fogerty vocals, lead guitar
2) Tom Fanning vocals, rhythm guitar
3) Mike Byrne vocals, Farfia organ
4) ? drums


September ? - September 1?, 1964: Town Mart, Portland, OR
The band played there five sets a night, six nights a week, for two weeks.


THE APOSTLES (SEPT 1?, 1964 - SEPT 2?, 1964)
1) John Fogerty vocals, lead guitar
2) Tom Fanning vocals, rhythm guitar
3) Mike Byrne vocals, Farfisa organ
4) Doug Clifford drums


September 1? - September 2?, 1964: The Monkey Inn, 3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA


THE GOLLIWOGS (formerly THE VISIONS) (NOV 1964 - DEC 1967)
1) John Fogerty
2) Tom Fogerty
3) Doug Clifford
4) Stu Cook


1964 - 1965: The Monkey Inn, 3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA

January 23, 1966: The Brass Rail, 160 Mountain View - Alviso Road, Sunnyvale, CA plus Guest Stars (aka The Nitecaps and possibly others)
The band was mis-pelled as 'The Goliwogs' on the poster. This gig was advertised as the band '1st Bay Area Performance'. 

1966: The Continental, South Bay, CA

1966: Civic Auditorium, Stockton, CA

1966: unknown venue, Hanford, CA

1966: unknown venue, Clear Lake, CA

1966: unknown venue, Santa Rosa, CA

1966: unknown venue, Marysville, CA

1966: unknown venue, Yuba City, CA

March or April 1966: Sacramento Civic Auditorium, Sacramento, CA

April 1966: American Legion Hall, Merced, CA with The Morelochs

July or August 1966: War Memorial Auditorium, Turlock, CA

October 28, 1966: Solano County Fairgrounds, Vallejo, CA with New Breed

November 23, 1966: Strand Theatre, Modesto, CA with Sir Douglas Quintet, The Weathervane

December 30, 1966: Fairfax Park Pavilion, Fairfax, CA with Overbrook Express "Dance" 
The band was mis-pelled as 'The Golli Wogs' on a local newspaper ad. 


CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL #1 (formerly THE GOLLIWOGS) (DEC 1967 - DEC 1970)
1) John Fogerty
2) Tom Fogerty
3) Doug Clifford
4) Stu Cook


December 24, 1967: unknown venue, unknown city, CA
Creedence Clearwater Revival's debut gig.

early - late 1968: Deno and Carlo's, 728 Vallejo Street, North Beach, San Francisco, CA
CCR's played in this bar (later well known as the Keystone Korner) each Monday or Tuesday during the year (it was pass the beer pitcher for pay) and many bands opened for them, like Devil's Kitchen and Santana during the summer.

March 18, 1968: back of a flatbed truck, 50 Green Street, San Francisco, CA "KMPX Strike Rally"

March 20, 1968: Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with Blue Cheer, All Men Joy, Black Swan, Ace Of Cups "KMPX Strike Fund Benefit"
The band was billed only as 'Creedence Clearwater' on the concert poster. KMPX-fm was the first underground rock station, but Tom Donahue and his staff went out on strike in protest of ownership's refusal to share the wealth (the staff later moved en masse to KSAN). Many other acts not shown on the concert poster may have actually played this benefit, including Santana Blues Band, Grateful Dead, Frumious Bandersnatch, Jeremy Steig and The Satyrs, Charlie Musselwhite, Clover and Kaleidoscope.


March 27, 1968: Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with It's A Beautiful Day, Sons Of Champlin, Jeremy and The Satyrs "KMPX Strike Fund Benefit"

April 14, 1968: Deno and Carlo's Naval Base (aka Muir Beach Lodge), Muir Beach, Western Marin County, CA with Buddha From Muir Beach (MC) "Play in the sand - dance groove (open free concert)"

May 1968 (approximate date): Cheetah, Los Angeles, CA "Fantasy Records' showcase"

May 31 - June 2, 1968: Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with Taj Mahal, Dave Van Ronk, Family Tree, AB Skhy Blues Band, Lights by Electroluminescence

July 2-4, 1968: Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA with Steppenwolf, It's A Beautiful Day, Lights by Holy See

July 12, 1968: Cow Palace, 2600 Geneva Avenue, Daly City, CA with Vanilla Fudge, Iron Butterfly, Canned Heat, Kai Moore, Sweet Rush, West, Sandy Bull, Wedge, Initial Shock "Harmony Benefit"
CCR filling in for Phoenix.

July 28, 1968: Frost Amphitheatre, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA with Quicksilver Messenger Service, Santana Blues Band, Country Weather, Chambers Brothers, Sons Of Champlin, Beggar's Opera (filled in for Morning Glory), Gypsum Heaps "The Flick presents Come! Summer Rock Concert! at Stanford" (afternoon show)

August 2-3, 1968: Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA with West (only 3), Martha's Laundry, Liberty Street Wedge, New Dehli River Band, Daemon Grass Hopper, Office, Bubble, The Bernard Barnch Memorial Jugband, Head, Orville Pinecones Contemporary Blues Band, The Fabulous Jets, Charey Nothing, Folk Singers, Tom Scribner & His Musical Saw, Family High Lights, Arts & Crafts, Silent Movies & Sights, and more local groups "Cuesta Folk-Rock Concerts"
CCR played only on August 2. 

August 3-4, 1968: The Cheetah, Los Angeles, CA with Howlin' Wolf, The Hook

August 11, 1968: private beach, Greyhound Rock County Park, Davenport, north Santa Cruz County, CA with Quicksilver Messenger Service, West, Phoenix, Charlie Musselwhite Blues Band, The Youngbloods, Flamin' Groovies "West Coast Watermelon Feed and Love-In"

August 16-18, 1968: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA with It's A Beautiful Day, Albert Collins, Lights by Holy See

August 24-25, 1968: Committee Theater, 836 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA with Country Weather

August 26-27, 1968: Cal Expo Hall, Sacramento, CA with Big Foot, Simultaneous Avalanche

Summer 1968: unknown venue, Stinson Beach, CA with Devil's Kitchen

September 14, 1968: Honolulu International Center, Honolulu, HI with Vanilla Fudge

September 19-21, 1968: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA with Albert King, Black Pearl, Lights by Brotherhood of Light

October 11-12, 1968: Fillmore East, 105 2nd Avenue, New York City, NY with Beach Boys (11), Turtles (12), New York Rock & Roll Ensemble (12), Lights by Joshua Light Show (11-12)

October 27, 1968: Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton, CA with Canned Heat, Chambers Brothers, Grass Roots, Deep Purple, Loading Zone, Womb, Spyders (uncertain) "San Francisco International Pop Festival"

November 9, 1968: Community Concourse, San Diego, CA

November 15-16, 1968: Sound Factory, Sacramento, CA with It's A Beautiful Day, Santana
The Saturday show also featured a jam between members of Santana and It's A Beautiful Day. 

November 16, 1968: Patio Gardens, Farmington, UT (cancelled?)

November 16, 1968: Terrace Ballroom, Salt Lake City, UT with Spirit Of Creation, Lights by Five Fingers On My Hand (CCR cancelled?)

November 22, 1968: Aragon Ballroom, 1106 West Lawrence Avenue, Chicago, IL with Jefferson Airplane, Blue Cheer

November 23, 1968: Kinetic Playground, 4812 N. Clark Avenue, Chicago, IL with Blue Cheer

December 6, 1968: The Spectrum, Phiadelphia, PA with Grateful Dead, Sly and The Family Stone, Steppenwolf , Al Kooper (MC and also sat-in with American Dream) "The 2nd Quaker City Rock Festival" (Creedence Clearwater Revival cancelled and were replaced by American Dream)

December 20-21, 1968: Fillmore East, 105 2nd Avenue, New York City, NY with Deep Purple, James Cotton Blues Band, Lights by Joshua Light Show

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

January 16-19, 1969: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA with Fleetwood Mac, Albert Collins

February 1, 1969: Swing Auditorium, San Bernardino, CA with Canned Heat

February 28, 1969: Convention Hall, Community Concourse, San Diego, CA with The Turtles

March 9, 1969: 'Ed Sullivan Show', CBS-TV Show, Ed Sullivan Theatre, Broadway, New York City, NY with The Association, Mickey Mantle, Jeannie C. Riley (broadcasting date)
CCR's perform: 'Proud Mary' and 'Good Golly Miss Molly'.

March 13-16, 1969: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA with Jethro Tull, Sanpaku, Lights by Holy See

March 21-22, 1969: Fillmore East, 105 2nd Avenue, New York City, NY with Aynsley Dunbar Retaliation, Spirit, Lights by Pablo

March 28, 1969: Exhibition Hall, Seattle Center, Seattle, WA

March 30 or 31 or April 1, 1969: Lockhart Park, Ft. Lauderdale, FL with Canned Heat, Strawberry Alarm Clock, MC5 (cancelled), Steve Miller Blues Band, Grass Roots, 3 Dog Night, Chuck Berry, Sweetwater, Morning Glory, Buffalo Springfield, Fruit Of The Loom, Tiny Tim, Pacific Gas & Electric, Super Session, Blood, Sweat & Tears (cancelled), Chambers Brothers (cancelled), Richie Havens (cancelled), Traffic (cancelled), Jeff Beck Group (cancelled), and many other groups "WSRF Surf-Radio Presents First Annual Fort Lauderdale Easter-Rock Festival"

April 11, 1969: Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, CA with Canned Heat, Cold Blood

April 18, 1969: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, CA with Sir Douglas Quintet

April 19, 1969: Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA with Jeff Beck Group (canceled), Grass Roots

April 25, 1969: Ice Palace, Las Vegas, NV

April 26, 1969: Santa Clara Fairgrounds, Santa Clara, CA with Smokestack Lightning, People, Wild Honey

May 2-3, 1969: Grande Ballroom, Detroit, MI with Churls, The Litter

May 4, 1969: Electric Circus, New York City, NY

May 10, 1969: The Rose Palace, 835 South Raymond, Pasadena, CA with Southwind, Kaleidoscope, the filmed farewell performance of Cream (Creedence Clearwater Revival cancelled and The Grateful Dead replaced them)

May 17, 1969: Salt Palace Assembly Hall, Salt Lake City, UT with Lee Michaels, Lights by Jerry Abrams Head Lights 

May 22, 1969: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA with Northern California State Youth Choir, Bangor Flying Circus, Lights by Little Princess #109

May 23-24, 1969: Winterland, San Francisco, CA with Northern California State Youth Choir, Bangor Flying Circus, Lights by Brotherhood of Light

May 25, 1969: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA with Northern California State Youth Choir, Bangor Flying Circus, Lights by Little Princess #109

May 28, 1969: Winterland, San Francisco, CA with Jefferson Airplane, Grateful Dead, Santana, Elvin Bishop, AUM, Bangor Flying Circus, Lights by Little Princess #109 "People's Park Bail Ball Benefit"

May 30, 1969: South Mountain Arena, West Orange, NJ with Chuck Berry "Garden State Rock Festival"

June 5, 1969: Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN with Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Phil Harris, Bobbi Martin
The show, hosted by Johnny Cash, was filmed and later broadcasted on September 27 on ABC-TV as 'The Johnny Cash Show'. Creedence Clearwater Revival perform: 'Bad Moon Rising' and 'Proud Mary'.

June 6, 1969: unknown venue, Memphis, TN with Butterscotch Caboose

June 7, 1969: unknown venue, Houston, TX with Butterscotch Caboose

June 8, 1969: unknown venue, Dallas, TX with Butterscotch Caboose

June 14, 1969: Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA with Lee Michaels, The Grass Roots, B. Mitchell Reed (MC)

June 21, 1969: Devonshire Downs (aka The Downs), southwest corner of Devonshire Street and Zelzah Avenue, east of Reseda Boulevard, Northridge, San Fernando Valley (aka The Valley), Los Angeles County, CA with Albert Collins, Sweetwater, Brenton Wood, Buffy Sainte-Matie, Charity, Jethro Tull, Steppenwolf, Eric Burdon & (maybe) The Blues Image, The Friends Of Distinction, Lee Michaels, Love "Newport '69"

June 27, 1969: Mile High Stadium, Denver, CO "Denver Pop Festival"

July 2, 1969: unknown venue, Fairfax, VA

July 4, 1969: Atlanta International Raceway, 1500 Tara Place, just outside Hampton, south of Atlanta, Fulton County, GA with Sweetwater, Ten Wheel Drive, Pacific, Gas & Electric, Dave Brubeck, Ian & Sylvia, Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Delaney, Bonnie & Friends, Johnny Rivers, Johnny Winter, Al Kooper, Canned Heat "1st Annual Atlanta International Pop Festival"

July 5, 1969: unknown venue, Mobile, AL

July 6, 1969: Curtis Hixon Hall, Tampa, FL with John Mayall & His Blues Crusade, Dion

July 11, 1969: Seattle Center Arena, Seattle, WA

July 12, 1969: PNE Agrodome, 2901 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada with Crome Syrcus

July 13, 1969: unknown venue, Portland, OR

July 18-19, 1969: Fillmore East, 105 2nd Avenue, New York City, NY with AUM, Terry Reid, Lights by Joshua Light Show

July 25, 1969: Cleveland Public Hall, Cleveland, OH with Johnny Winter

July 26, 1969: Olympia Auditorium, Olympia, WA with Box Tops, Savage Grace, Jethro Tull (cancelled), James Gang

August 2, 1969: Atlantic City Race Track, Atlantic City, NJ with Jefferson Airplane, Crazy World Of Arthur Brown, Tim Buckley, B.B. King, Butterfield Blues Band, The Byrds, Hugh Masekela, Lighthouse, American Dream "Atlantic City Pop Festival"

August 9, 1969: Singer Bowl Stadium, New York City, NY

August 16, 1969: Max Yasgur's dairy farm, White Lake, Bethel, Sullivan County, Woodstock Valley, NY with The Quill, Santana, Keef Hartley Band, Country Joe McDonald, John Sebastian, Canned Heat, Mountain, Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin & Her Kozmic Blues Band, Sly and The Family Stone, The Who, Jefferson Airplane "Woodstock Music & Art Fair presents An Aquarian Exposition - 3 Days Of Peace & Music' (aka Woodstock or Woodstock Festival)
CCR's performance was filmed and recorded but John Fogerty didn't give the permission to use this for the festival's movie and album soundtrack because their performance was a complete disaster due to various electric problems. However, a few years later, the record of their performance was released first as bootleg titled: 'Woodstock '69' and then (1994) officialy on the re-issued of the Woodstock album soundtrack.

August 24, 1969: Chicago Auditorium Theatre, Chicago, IL

September 1, 1969: Airline Highway Park and Fairgrounds, Prairieville, LA with Country Joe and The Fish, Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead, Canned Heat, Iron Butterfly "New Orleans Pop Festival"

September 19, 1969: Phoenix Memorial Coliseum, Phoenix, AZ with Poco

September 20, 1969: Swing Auditorium, San Bernardino, CA with Lee Michaels, Tom Becker (MC)

September 20, 1969: 'American Bandstand', ABC-TV Show, Los Angeles, CA (broadcasting date)
CCR perform: 'Down On The Corner', 'Commotion', 'Green River' and 'Bad Moon Rising'.

October 18, 1969: 'The Andy Williams Show', NBC-TV Show, Los Angeles, CA with Mama Cass Elliot, Ray Charles, Don Knotts, The Osmond Brothers, Mike Post Orchestra (broadcasting date)
CCR perform: 'Green River'.

November 15, 1969: Sherman Oaks Park, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, CA with The Leaves and "members from The Doors, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Moby Grape, Sweetwater"

November 16, 1969: 'Ed Sullivan Show', CBS-TV Show, Ed Sullivan Theatre, Broadway, New York City, NY with Jerry Lee Lewis, Carol Lawrence, Douglas Fairbanks, Jack Carter, Karen Wyman, Edward Villella, Patricia McBride, Moms Mabley (broadcasting date....rebroadcasted on August 16, 1970)
CCR perform: 'Fortunate Son' and 'Down On The Corner'.

November 28, 1969: San Diego Sports Arena, San Diego, CA with Poco, Roxy

November 29, 1969: Inglewood Forum, Inglewood, Los Angeles, CA with Southwind, Guess Who

December 3, 1969: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA with Billy Joe Becoat, Gary Wagner, Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen (filling in for Sanpaku), Clover, Flamin' Groovies, Joy Of Cooking "KPFA Benefit Show"

January 24, 1970: 'Get It Together', TV Show with Mel Carter, Seal & Crofts (broadcast date)

January 31, 1970: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland, CA
The show was recorded and later released on their album: 'The Concert' (1980). The show was also filmed.

April 9, 1970: 'Top Of The Pops', BBC-1 TV Show, London, UK (recording date...the show was broadcasted on July 10)

April 11, 1970: De Doelen, Rotterdam, Holland

April 12, 1970: Grugahalle, Essen, West Germany

April 14-15, 1970: Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
The second show (15) was recorded and later released posthumous on bootleg: 'Crackin' Up'.

April 17, 1970: Tennishalle, Stockholm, Sweden

April 20, 1970: KB-Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark

April 22, 1970: Sportpalast, East Berlin, West Germany

April 24, 1970: Olympia Theatre, Paris, France

May 1, 1970: Civic Coliseum, Vancouver, BC, Canada

May 2, 1970: Coliseum Center, Seattle, WA

May 13 1970: Madison Square Garden, New York City, NY with Booker T. and The MG's, Wilbert Harrison

May 15, 1970: unknown venue, Philadelphia, PA

May 23, 1970: Denver Coliseum, Denver, CO with Ike and Tina Turner, Wilbert Harrison 

July 10, 1970: Memorial Audiorium, Dallas, TX with Booker T. and The MG's, WIlbert Harrison

July 11, 1970: unknown venue, Houston, TX with Booker T. and The MG's, WIlbert Harrison

July 17, 1970: Public Auditorium, Cleveland, OH with Booker T. and The MG's, Wilbert Harrison

July 18, 1970: Cobo Arena, Detroit, MI with Booker T. and The MG's, Wilbert Harrison

August 1, 1970: unknown venue, Miami, FL

August 6, 1970: Shea Stadium, New York City, NY with Big Brother and The Holding Company (cancelled?), Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Al Kooper, Country Joe McDonald (cancelled), Hair, Richie Havens, James Gang, Mother Earth, Pacific Gas & Electric, Tom Paxton, Poco, The Rascals, John Sebastian, Sha Na Na, Paul Simon, Staple Singers, Steppenwolf, Dionne Warwick, Ten Wheel Drive, Janis Joplin, Johnny Winter, Miles Davis (cancelled), Herbie Hancock "Summer Festival for Peace - Benefit Concert"

August 9, 1970: J.F. Kennedy Stadium, Philadelphia, PA with Big Brother and The Holding Company, Judy Collins, Al Kooper, Country Joe McDonald, Miles Davis, Delaney & Bonnie, John Denver, Richie Havens, Janis Joplin, Mother Earth, Tom Paxton, Peter Paul & Mary, The Rascals, Seatrain, David Rea, Rotary Connection, Sha Na Na, Staple Singers, Rosalie Sorrels, Ten Wheel Drive "Summer Festival for Peace - Benefit Concert"

August 11, 1970: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA "Haight-Ashbury Medical Clinic Benefit"

August 14, 1970: unknown venue, Jacksonville, FL

August 15, 1970: Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami, FL

August 28, 1970: unknown venue, Las Vegas, NV

August 29, 1970: Inglewood Forum, Inglewood, Los Angeles, CA with Booker T. and The MG's, Wilbert Harrison

September 18, 1970: Boston Garden, Boston, MA with Booker T. and The MG's

September 19, 1970: Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON, Canada

October 3, 1970: 'Music Scene', TV Show, Honolulu, HI (recording date) 
CCR perform: 'Down On The Corner' and 'The Night Time Is The Right Time'.


unknown date 1970: 'Something Else', US TV Show
CCR perform: 'Get Back' and 'Lookin' Out My Backdoor'.


CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL #2 (formerly THE BLUE VELVETS) (DEC 1970 - JUL 1972)
1) John Fogerty
2) Doug Clifford
3) Stu Cook


December 12, 1970: Cosmo's Factory, Berkeley, CA
The band gives a party and concert at their rehearsal studio for the invited press to get more acquinted with the band. 

May 6, 1971: 'In Concert', TV Show (broadcast date)

May 29, 1971: 'In Concert', TV Show (broadcast date)
A one-hour special with the Creedence Clearwater Revival in concert at the Oakland Coliseum, at work, and in rehearsal immediately prior to the concert.  

June 21, 1971: 'The Big Record', TV Show with Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Steppenwolf, Ike & Tina Turner, Tony Joe White (broadcast date)

July 4, 1971: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA with Santana, Tower Of Power "Fillmore West Last Days - Closed Night"
The show was recorded and later released posthumous on bootleg: 'Recorded Live At Fillmore West'. The show was also filmed and released on the documentary film: 'Fillmore West - Last Days'.

July 5, 1971: International Amphitheatre, Chicago, IL with Bo Diddley, Tower Of Power

July 10, 1971: unknown venue, Chicago, IL with Bo Diddley, Tower Of Power

July 11, 1971: Cobo Arena, Detroit, MI with Bo Diddley, Tower Of Power

July 13, 1971: Cincinnati Gardens, Cincinnati, OH with Bo Diddley, Tower Of Power

July 14, 1971: unknown venue, Syracuse, NY with Bo Diddley, Tower Of Power

July 15, 1971: unknown venue, Providence, RI with Bo Diddley, Tower Of Power

July 16, 1971: Boston Garden, Boston, MA with Bo Diddley, Tower Of Power

July 17, 1971: Forest Hills Tennis Stadium, Forest Hills, NY "Forest Hills Music Festival"

July 19, 1971: Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, NC with Bo Diddley, Tower Of Power

July 21, 1971: Mid-South Coliseum, Memphis, TN with Bo Diddley, Tower Of Power

August 2, 1971: Assembly Center, Tulsa, OK with Bo Diddley, Tower Of Power

August 3, 1971: Hirsch Memorial Coliseum, Shreveport, LA with Bo Diddley, Tower Of Power

August 4, 1971: Loyola University, New Orleans, LO with Bo Diddley, Tower Of Power

August 5, 1971: Houston Coliseum, Houston, TX with Bo Diddley, Tower Of Power

August 6, 1971: Hemishphere Arena, San Antonio, TX with Bo Diddley, Tower Of Power

August 7, 1971: Wil Rogers Coloseum, Fort Worth, TX with Tower Of Power, Bo Diddley

August 8, 1971: Memorial Coliseum, Dallas, TX with Tower Of Power, Bo Diddley

August 10, 1971: Kiel Auditorium, St. Louis, MO with Tower Of Power, Bo Diddley

August 11, 1971: Coliseum, Wichita State University, 1845 Fairmount Street, Wichita, KS with Tower Of Power, Bo Diddley

August 12, 1971: Oklahoma State Fair Arena, 333 Gordon Cooper Boulevard, Oklahoma City, OK with Tower Of Power, Bo Diddley

September 1, 1971: Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England with Tony Joe White, Tower Of Power

September 10, 1971: Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Holland with Tony Joe White, Tower Of Power

September 13, 1971: Kongresshalle, Frankfurt, West Germany with Tony Joe White, Tower Of Power

September 14, 1971: 'unknown title', SFB Radio Show, Berlin, West Germany (only interview, not performed)

September 16, 1971: Deutschlandhalle, Berlin, West Germany with Tony Joe White, Tower Of Power

September 17, 1971: Ernst Meck Halle, Homburg, West Germany with Tony Joe White, Tower Of Power

September 18, 1971: 'American Bandstand', ABC-TV Show, Los Angeles, CA with Bobby Russell (broadcasting date)
CCR appeared only on film, performing 'Sweet Hitchhiker'.

September 19, 1971: KB Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark wth Tony Joe White, Tower Of Power

September 21, 1971: Tennishallen, Stockholm, Sweden with Tony Joe White, Tower Of Power

September 24, 1971: Sportpaleis, Antwerpen, Belgium with Tony Joe White, Tower Of Power

September 27-28, 1971: Royal Albert Hall, London, England with Tony Joe White, Tower Of Power

October 2, 1971: H.I.C. Auditorium, Honolulu, HI with Tony Joe White, Tower Of Power

October 15, 1971: Inglewood Forum, Inglewood, Los Angeles, CA wth Tony Joe White, Tower Of Power

October 16, 1971: Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, CA with Tony Joe White, Tower Of Power

October 21, 1971: Seattle Center Coliseum, Seattle, WA with Tony Joe White, Tower Of Power

October 22, 1971: Memorial Coliseum, Portland, OR with Tony Joe White, Tower Of Power

October 23, 1971: unknown venue, Vancouver, BC, Canada with Tony Joe White, Tower Of Power

October 24, 1971: Sports Arena, San Diego, CA with Tony Joe White, Tower Of Power

November 15, 1971: 'In Concert', TV Show with Booker T. and The MGs (broadcast date....rebroadcasted on July 29, 1972)
The show featured highlights of the band's last month gig at the L.A. Forum, plus rehearsals, jam sessions and comments of group members. Guesting on the show are Booker T. and The MGs.   

December 26, 1971: 'Big Record', TV Show with Jefferson Airplane, and others (broadcast date)

February 8, 1972: Western Spring Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand

February 11, 1972: unknown venue, Brisbane, Australia

February 13, 1972: Randwick Racecourse, Sydney, Australia

February 15-16, 1972: Festival Hall, Melbourne, Australia

February 17-18, 1972: Apollo Stadium, Adelaide, Australia

February 20, 1972: Subiaco Oval, Perth, Australia

February 25, 1972: Aichiken-Taikukan, Nagoya, Japan

February 28, 1972: Kaseinenkin Hall, Osaka, Japan

February 29, 1972: Budokan Hall, Tokyo, Japan

April 12, 1972: unknown venue, Cincinnati, OH with Tony Joe White, Freddie King

April 15, 1972: Hirsch Coliseum, Shreveport, LA wth Tony Joe White, Freddie King

April 16, 1972: unknown venue, Monroe, CA with Tony Joe White, Freddie King

April 18, 1972: unknown venue, Jacksonville, FL with Tony Joe White, Freddie King

April 19, 1972: unknown venue, Orlanda,FL with Tony Joe White, Freddie King

April 20, 1972: unknown venue, West Palm Beach, FL with Tony Joe White, Freddie King

April 21, 1972: unknown venue, Miami, FL with Tony Joe White, Freddie King

April 23, 1972: unknown venue, Winston-Salem, NC with Tony Joe White, Freddie King

April 24, 1972: unknown venue, Athens, GA with Tony Joe White, Freddie King

May 5, 1972: unknown venue, Minneapolis, MN with Tony Joe White, Freddie King

May 7, 1972: unknown venue, Duluth, MN with Tony Joe White, Freddie King

May 9, 1972: unknown venue, Des Moines, IA with Tony Joe White, Freddie King

May 10, 1972: unknown venue, Lincoln, NE with Tony Joe White, Freddie King

May 12, 1972: Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, MO with Tony Joe White, Freddie King

May 13, 1972: unknown venue, Little Rock, AR with Tony Joe White, Freddie King

May 15, 1972: unknown venue, Houston, TX with Tony Joe White, Freddie King

May 16, 1972: unknown venue, Dallas, TX with Tony Joe White, Freddie King

May 18, 1972: unknown venue, El Paso, TX with Tony Joe White. Freddie King

May 20, 1972: unknown venue, Salt Lake City, UT with Tony Joe White, Freddie King

May 22, 1972: Denver Coliseum, Denver, CO with Tony Joe White, Freddie King

FRUMIOUS BANDERSNATCH FAMILY TREE - SHOWS LIST

This story is the work of Bruno Ceriotti. Help in putting this together has been provided by David Denny, Brian Hough, Jack Notestein, Jack Duane, Brian Prindle, Brian Voorheis, Michael Parrish, Colin Hill, David L Mahler, Brad Vicknair, Josh Harris, and Mike Somavilla, to whom I'm most grateful.


ALL NIGHT FLIGHT #1 (SEPT 1966 - ca. FEB 1967) / FRUMIOUS BANDERSNATCH #1 (ca. FEB 1967 - APR 1967)
1) David Denny vocals, rhythm guitar
2) Brian Hough bass
3) Jim Fassio vocals, lead guitar
4) Jackson 'Jack' King Jr. lead vocals
5) Barry Woolf drums


March 19, 1967: Provo Park, Berkeley, CA with Loading Zone, Mad River, Blue Cheer, Soul Purpose, New Dehli River Band, Motor, Haymarket Riot, Ulysses S Crockett and The Afro Blues Persuasion "The Reversal Of Planet Earthquake Picnic"


FRUMIOUS BANDERSNATCH #2 (APR 1967 - JUL 1967)
1) David Denny
2) Brian Hough
3) Jack King
4) Barry Woolf
5) George Tickner lead guitar


June 23-24, 1967: New Orleans House, Berkeley, CA with Motor


FRUMIOUS BANDERSNATCH #3 (JUL 1967 - ca. NOV 1967)
1) Brian Hough
2) Jack King now also on drums
3) George Tickner
4) Kathy 'Kaja' Doria lead vocals
5) Bret Wilmot lead guitar


July 7, 1967: Lafayette Veterans Hall, Lafayette, CA with Beggars Opera, Blue Light District

July 14, 1967: Lafayette Veterans Hall, Lafayette, CA with Blue Messenger, The Sandwich

July 22, 1967: Casa Loma Swim Club, Springhill Road, Lafayette, CA with Steve Miller Blues Band (cancelled), Rodger Collins, Don Holland (uncertain), The Virtues, Country Joe and The Fish, New Salvation Army Band, Majestic Sound (uncertain), Clark Miller Trio (uncertain), Maggie's Farm (uncertain), Blue Union (uncertain), Opus Three (uncertain) "Fantastic Flight Of The Mystic Balloon"

September 1-2, 1967: Haight A Espresso Coffee House, 776 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA

September 24, 1967: Provo Park, Berkeley, CA with Initial Shock "free concert"
Frumious Bandersnatch played using Initial Shock's PA system.

September 29-30 and October 1, 1967: The Matrix, 3138 Fillmore Street, Marina District, San Francisco, CA with Other Half

October 6-7, 1967: Western Front, 895 O'Farrell Street at Polk Street, San Francisco, CA with Sons Of Champlin (6-7), Morning Glory (6), Dr. P.H. Martin's Magic Medicine Show (7; filled in for Initial Shock)

October 27-28, 1967: Western Front, 895 O'Farrell Street at Polk Street, San Francisco, CA with Charlatans, Anonymous Artists Of America

October 29, 1967: Provo Park, Berkeley, CA with Loading Zone, Mad River, Triple Chord Music Box "Berkeley Arts Festival"

October 29-30, 1967: The Matrix, 3138 Fillmor Street, Marina District, San Francisco, CA with Charlatans (29-30), Recurring Love Habit (29)


FRUMIOUS BANDERSNATCH #4 (ca. DEC 1967/JAN 1968 - ca. OCT 19, 1968)
1) David Denny now on lead guitar
2) Jack King 
3) Ross Valory vocals, bass
4) Jimmy Warner vocals, solo guitar
5) Robert 'Bobby' Winkelman vocals, rhythm guitar, bass


February 3, 1968: Las Lomas High School, Walnut Creek, CA

March 2, 1968: cafeteria, Berkeley High School, Berkeley, CA with Mad River

March 8-9, 1968: Straight Theatre, San Francisco, CA with Mad River, Curly Cook Blues Band

March 20, 1968: Avalon Ballroom, Sutter Street at Van Ness Street, San Francisco, CA with Blue Cheer, All Men Joy, Black Swan, Ace Of Cups, Creedence Clearwater (sic) "KMPX Strike Fund Benefit"
KMPX-fm was the first underground rock station, but Tom Donahue and his staff went out on strike in protest of ownership's refusal to share the wealth (the staff later moved en masse to KSAN). Many other acts not shown on the concert poster may have actually played this benefit, including Santana Blues Band and Grateful Dead and maybe Charley Musselwhite, Kaleidoscope, Jeremy Steig and The Satyrs, Clover and Frumious Bandersnatch.

March 31, 1968: New Orleans House, Berkeley, CA with Cleanliness and Godliness Skiffle Band, Mad River, Notes From The Underground "Benefit for Port Chicago Vigil"

April 19-21, 1968: Carousel Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with Santana Blues Band, Erma Franklin

May 3-4, 1968: Concord Coliseum, 1825 Salvio Street, Concord, CA with Archie Bell and The Drells, Overbrook Express

May 5, 1968: Straight Theatre, San Francisco, CA with Youngbloods, Country Weather, AB Skhy Blues Band

May 16-17, 1968: Straight Theatre, San Francisco, CA with Mad River

May 30, 1968: Acalanes High School, Lafayette, CA with Loading Zone, Steve Miller Band, Country Weather, (maybe) Beggars Opera "Teen Drop-In Center Benefit"

May 31 - June 1, 1968: Concord Coliseum, 1825 Salvio Street, Concord, CA with Country Weather

June 2, 1968: Provo Park, Berkeley, CA with Notes From The Underground, Daemon

June 14-16, 1968: Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with Clear Light, Buddy Guy, Lights by Electroluminescence

June 21-22, 1968: Kaleidoscope, 6230 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA with The Byrds, Crazy World Of Arthur Brown

July 7-10, 1968: The Sanctuary, South Lake Tahoe, NV with Queen Lily Soap, Chambers Bros., Lights by New Bop City

July 14, 1968: outdoor venue, Canyon, CA with Dancing, Food And Entertainment, Shiva's Headband, Country Weather, Curley Cooke's Hurdy Gurdy Band, A.B. Skhy, Lights by Midnight Supply Light Company

July 19-20, 1968: Hippodrome, San Diego, CA with Bo Diddley, Maya

July 21, 1968: Actor's Workshop, 55 Colton Street, San Francisco, CA with Tom Boo, Flamin' Groovies "Benefit"

August 11, 1968: Provo Park, Berkeley, CA with Charlie Musselwhite, Shiva's Headband

August 11, 1968: El Camino Park, 100 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA with Steve Miller Band (with guest Carlos Santana), Hydraulic Banana (uncertain), Phoenix, Freedom Highway "Free You Be-In"

August 31 - 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, Boogie, 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”

September 6-8, 1968: Retinal Circus, 1024 Davie at Burrard, Vancouver, BC, Canada (cancelled) 

September 25, 1968: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA with Santana, Steve Miller Blues Band, It's A Beautiful Day, The Womb, Clevelad Wrecking Company, Country Weather, Flamin' Groovies, Lights by The Garden of Delights "Peace & Freedom Benefit for Cabaret"

September 29, 1968: El Camino Park, 100 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA with The Steve Miller Band (with Carlos Santana as guest), Freedom Highway, Phoenix, Youngbloods (cancelled), Quicksilver Messenger Service (cancelled), Ace Of Cups (cancelled), Cold Blood (cancelled), Flamin' Groovies (cancelled) "Free You Be-In"

October 1, 1968: University Way NE (aka The Ave), University District, Seattle, WA with Santana, Youngbloods, Country Weather, Juggernaut, Mother Tucker's Yellow Duck, Congress Of Wonders, Alice Stewart, Cliff Wagner & The Second Coming, Floating Bridge, Caliope, and "the lovely Diane and her dance of death" "Love-U District Festival"

October 6, 1968: Provo Park, Berkeley, CA with Sons Of Champlin, Santana, Youngbloods
Supposedly Ross Valory's last gig with Frumious Bandersnatch. 


FRUMIOUS BANDERSNATCH #5 (ca. OCT 20, 1968 - ca. APR 1969)
1) David Denny
2) Jack King
3) Jimmy Warner
4) Bobby Winkelman
5) Jasper Benton 'Jack' Notestein vocals, bass


November 21-24, 1968: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA with Moody Blues, Chicago Transit Authority, Lights by Holy See
Supposedly Jack Notestein's first gigs with Frumious Bandersnatch. 

January 11, 1969: Veterans' Memorial Auditorium, Santa Rosa, CA with Youngbloods, Lights by Garden Of Delights "Dance Concert"

January 16, 1969: Pauley Ballroom, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA with Steve Miller Band, Sons Of Champlin, Mad River, Mint Tattoo, Cleanliness and Godliness Skiffle Band, All Men Joy, Other Half, Little John, The Lamb, Chet Helms (MC) "Support the Oakland 7 Benefit Dance"

January 31 and February 1, 1969: TNT-Alpine Meadows, South Squaw Valley, West Lake Tahoe, CA

February 24, 1969: The Matrix, 3138 Fillmore Street, Marina District, San Francisco, CA with Mickey Hart and The Heartbeats

March 1, 1969: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA with Grateful Dead, Pentangle
Frumious Bandersnatch filling in for the "illness" Sir Douglas Quintet.

March 14, 1969: Pavilion Building, Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, 144 Tully Road, San Jose, CA with Santana, It's A Beautiful Day, Stained Glass, Country Weather, Lights by Missionary Lights

March 28, 1969: Gym, Las Lomas High School, Walnut Creek, CA with Lights by Spectral Euphoria

March 29, 1969: Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with Clover, Shades Of Joy, Country Weather, Lights by Moly See "Rockarama!!! 5 Days Of Music At The Avalon Ballroom"

April 6, 1969: Provo Park, Berkeley, CA with Sons Of Champlin, Lamb, Ace Of Cups, All Spice Rhythm Band

April 11, 1969: UAW Hall, 45201 Fremont Boulevard, Fremont, CA with Loading Zone, Whytehaven


FRUMIOUS BANDERSNATCH #6 (ca. APR 1969 - SEPT or OCT 1969)
1) David Denny
2) Jack King
3) Bobby Winkelman
4) Jack Notestein


Spring 1969: Gym, San Ramon Valley High School, Danville, CA with Johnny Stallion, Lights by Spectral Euphoria
Frumious Bandersnatch also backed up Johnny Stallion tonight (Johnny was actually their former member Brian Hough). 

May 16, 1969: Campolindo High School, Moraga, CA with Grateful Dead, Velvet Hammer, Lights by Spectral Euphoria

May 23-25, 1969: Practice Field, San Jose State College, San Jose, CA "Aquarian Family Festival"

May 30-31, 1969: The Poppycock, 135 University Avenue, Palo Alto, CA with Beggars Opera

June 17-18, 1969: George's Log Cabin, 2629 Bayshore Boulevard, San Francisco, CA with Beggar's Opera

June 21, 1969: De La Salle High School, Concord, CA with Beggars Opera

July 4-5, 1969: The Barn, Rio Nido, CA with Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks

July 10, 1969: Gym, College of Marin, Kentfield, CA with Cold Blood, Sanpaku, Sweet Linda Divine, Country Weather, Clover, Transatlantic (Railroad), Katastahana "Black Students Union benefit for the San Francisco State Legal Defense Fund"

July 24, 1969: Gymnasium, St. Mary's College, Berkeley, CA with Cleanliness and Godliness Skiffle Band, The Minks, Paul Arnoldi

August 1-3, 1969: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA with Sons Of Champlin, Everly Brothers, Lights by Little Princess #109
Frumious Bandersnatch filled in for Baby Huey and The Baby Sitters.

August 9, 1969: Rock Stage, 7th Street and Market Street, Oakland, CA with Cleanliness and Godliness Skiffle Band, Marvin Gardens, VeeJays, Southern Comfort, Phananganang, Country Weather, Transatlantic Railroad, Synanon, Joy Of Cooking, Flamin' Groovies, Everyday People, Country Joe and The Fish, Morning Glory, Womb, The Crabs "3rd Annual Synanon Street Fair"

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


FRUMIOUS BANDERSNATCH #7 (SEPT or OCT 1969 - NOV 22, 1969)
1) David Denny
2) Jack King
3) Bobby Winkelman 


October 25, 1969: San Leandro High School, San Leandro, CA with Fillet of Soul, Battle of The Band Winner (unknown band), Lights by Abercrombe Lights    

November 22, 1969: Concord Armory, Concord, CA with Fox, Nino Ruggerello 
Frumious Bandersnatch's last gig.


FRUMIOUS BANDERSNATCH #8 (APR 30, 1994)
1) David Denny
2) Jack King now on guitar
3) Ross Valory
4) Jimmy Warner
5) Bobby Winkelman
6) Greg Errico drums


April 30, 1994: Maritime Hall, San Francisco, CA with with Country Joe McDonald, Steve Miller, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Gregg Allman, New Riders, Dan Hicks, Lee Michaels, Chris Solberg, Squid Vicious Orchestra, Peter Tork, Terry Dolan, Barry Melton, Boots Hughston, Starship, Harvey Mandel, Nick Gravenites, Greg Elmore, Mitchell Holman, Howard Wales, Darby Slick, Doug Sahm  and The Sir Douglas Quintet, Sky Saxon, Jerry Miller, Peter Lewis, Guy Allison, Caribbean Allstars, Wavy Gravy, Ken Kesey, Peter Coyote, Lenny Williams, Bill Ham "The Tribute To Chet Helms"
Frumious Bandersnatch play only a "two-songs set" that day, so maybe this is why their name wasn't billed on the poster.


FRUMIOUS BANDERSNATCH #9 (2004 - 2008)
1) David Denny
2) Jack King
3) Bobby Winkelman
4) Jimmy Warner
5) Ross Valory


ALL NIGHT FLIGHT #2 (2004 - PRESENT)
1) David Denny
2) Brian Hough
3) Jack King