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chronology - 1978

JAN 4 - 5, 1978 
SAM RIVERS 
LEROY JENKINS TRIO 

JAN 6 - 7, 1978 
JOE FARRELL 
MICHAL URBANIAK - URSZULA DUDZIAK 
Featuring the first American appearance of ZBIGNIEV NAMYSLOUSKI 

JAN 8 - 10, 1978 
BUDDY GUY AND JUNIOR WELLS 
SUN SEALS BLUES BAND 

JAN 11-12, 1978 
CARLA BLEY BAND 
COLLIN WALCOTT - DON CHERRY and NANA 

JAN 16 - 18, 1978 
TOM RUSH 
ROBERT WUHL 

JAN 20 - 21, 1978 
HERBIE MANN and the NEW FAMILY OF MANN 

JAN 20 - BOB SHAW 

JAN 21 - INA MAY WOOL 

JAN 22 - 24, 1978 
CHARLES LUDLAM with BLACK EYED SUSAN and WALTER EGO in 
The Ventriloquist's Wife
STORMINÕ NORMAN and SUZY 

JAN 25 - 26, 1978 
DR.HOOK 
CHRIS RUSH 

JAN 27 - 28, 1978 
JOHN HAMMOND 
BOB DOROUGH - featuring Bill Takas 

JAN 29 - 30, 1978 
BUDDY RICH BIG BAND- 
featuring STEVE MARCUS 
CARL WAXMAN 

JAN 31, 1978 
RONNIE DYSON 
GERRI GRIFFIN 

FEB 3 - 4, 1978 
AZTEC TWO - STEP 
FRANKLIN MICARE 

FEB 6 - 9, 1978 
BETTY CARTER 
ROY HAYNES HIP ENSEMBLE 

FEB 10 - 11, 1978 
ANNE MURRAY 
LEW LONDON 

FEB 12, 1978 
The Fourth Annual 
DAVID BROMBERG - BOTTOM LINE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION 
All Seats $7.00 

FEB 13 - 15, 1978 
MUDDY WATERS 
ROOMFUL OF BLUES 

FEB 16, 1978 
An Evening With 
RICHIE HAVENS 
All seats $6.00 

FEB 17 - 18, 1978 
PATTI AUSTIN 
DOLLAR BRAND 

FEB 19 - 20. 1978 
An Evening With 
BILLY COBHAM 
All seats $6.00 

FEB 21, 1978 
HORSLIPS 
BILLY CONNOLLY 
* HORSLIPS show broadcast live on WNEW F.M. 

FEB 22 - 23, 1978 
YVONNE ELLIMAN 
BILLY FALCONÕS BURNING ROSE 

FEB 24 - 25, 1978 
ALESSI 
KARON BIHARI 

FEB 27, 1978 
JOHNNY PAYCHECK 
SUSAN TAYLOR 

FEB 28 - MARCH 1, 1978 
THE LENNY WHITE GROUP 
FRANKLYN AJAYE 

MARCH 2 - 3, 1978 
JAY FERGUSON 
ROBERT WUHL 

MARCH 4, 1978 
MONGO SANTAMARIA 
WALTER BISHOP, JR. QUINTET 

MARCH 5, 1978 
WARREN ZEVON 
TRAVIS AND SHOOK 

MARCH 6 - 7, 1978 
HAWKWIND 
JEFF SHERIDAN 

MARCH 8 - 9, 1978 
NRBQ 
OVERTON AND SULLIVAN 

MARCH 10 - 12, 1978 
LOU REED 
CAMILLE OÕGRADY 

MARCH 13 - 14, 1978 
KEITH CARRIDINE 
GROVER, MARGARET AND ZA ZU ZAZ 

MARCH 17 - 18, 1978 
FLYING BURRITO BROTHERS 
STORMINÕ NORMAN AND SUZY 

MARCH 19 - 20, 1978 
ROGER McGUINN AND GENE CLARKE - ACOUSTIC REUNION 
KEN BLOOM 

MARCH 21 - 22, 1978 
LONG JOHN BALDRY 
THE 24TH STREET BAND 

MARCH 24 - 25, 1978 
PHARAOH SANDERS 
JIMMY OWENS PLUS... 

MARCH 30, 1978 
CHARLES EARLAND 
DAVE MATTHEWS BIG BAND 

MARCH 31 - APRIL 1, 1978 
THE GOOD RATS 
BARRY DIAMOND 

APRIL 2, 1978 
CARLA BLEY BAND 
RYO KAWASAKI 

APRIL 6 - 8. 1978 
LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III 
SLOW TRAIN 

APRIL 11 - 12, 1978 
CRYSTAL GAYLE 
ROBERT WUHL 

APRIL 14 -15, 1978 
ANDREW GOLD 
KATY MOFFATT 

APRIL 16,1978 
ROBIN WILLIAMSON AND HIS MERRY BAND 
THE ROCHES 

APRIL 17 - 18, 1978 
JOHN HALL 
DAN DALEY 

APRIL 19, 1978 
HELEN SCHNEIDER 
GROVER, MARGARET AND ZA ZU ZAZ 

APRIL 21 -22, 1978 
RICHIE FURAY 
RICHARD BELZER 

APRIL 23 - 24, 1978 
RUPERT HOLMES 
DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER 

APRIL 25 - 26, 1978 
EARL KLUGH 
IDRIS MUHAMMAD 

APRIL 27, 1978 
CRACK THE SKY 
JIMMY MACK 

APRIL 28 - 29, 1978 
HERB ALPERT AND HUGH MASEKELA 
ELAYNE BOOSLER 

MAY 1, 1978 
BONNIE BRAMLETT 
COWBOY 

MAY 2 - 3, 1978 
IAN DURY AND THE BLOCKHEADS 
KOKO TAYLOR AND HER BLUES MACHINE 

MAY 4 - 6, 1978 
CARLY SIMON WITH JAMES TAYLOR 
All seats $8.00 

MAY 8, 1978 
RICKPILE 
With NICK LOWE, DAVE EDMUNDS, TERRY WILLIAMS AND BILLY BREMMER 
WILLIE ALEXANDER and the BOOM BOOM BAND 

MAY 9, 1978 
STANKY BROWN 
ELLEN McILWAINE 

MAY 10 - 14, 1978 
An Evening With 
TODD RUNDGREN 
featuring: THE HELLO PEOPLE, MOOGY KLINGMAN, 
JOHN SEIGLER, JOHN WILCOX 
All Seats $7.00 

MAY 15 - 16, 1978 
GARLAND JEFFREYS 
DIRK HAMILTON  

MAY 17 - 21, 1978 
An Evening With LOU REED 
All Seats $7.00 

MAY 22 - 24, 1978 
MICHAEL MURPHY 
JONATHAN EDWARDS 

MAY 25 - 28, 1978 
MOSE ALLISON 
BUDDY GUY AND JUNIOR WELLS 

MAY 29, 1978 
JOHN FAHEY 
EGBERTO GISMONTI with NANA 

MAY 30 - 31, 1978 
HENRY GROSS 
KARON BIHARI 

JUNE 1 - 4, 1978 
YUSEF LATEEF 
WOODY SHAW 

JUNE 5, 1978 
OBIE AWARDS 
presented by The Village Voice 
The presenters were: Dustin Hoffman, Colleen Dewhurst, 
Estelle Parsons, Tommy Tune, Edward Albee and Marilyn Sokol 

JUNE 6 - 7, 1978 
MARLENA SHAW with WEBSTER LEWIS 
GAP MANGIONE 

JUNE 8, 1978 
PROCTOR and BERGMAN 
GEORGE GERDES 

JUNE 9 - 10, 1978 
JOHN MILES 
LISA BURNS 

JUNE 11, 1978 
TELEVISION 
LISA BURNS 

JUNE 12 - 13, 1978 
CHEAP TRICK 
THE HEATERS 
* June 13 show canceled. 

JUNE 14, 1978 
PETER BROWN 
DAVID SAYH 

JUNE 15 - 16, 1978 
TOM ROBINSON BAND 
BOB SHAW 

JUNE 17, 1978 
FOTOMAKER 
THE HEATERS 

JUNE 19, 1978 
MARY McCASLIN and JIM RINGER 
THE ROCHES 

JUNE 20 - 22, 1978 
An evening with 
B.B. KING 
All seat $6.00 

JUNE 23 - 24, 1978 
DOC and MERLE WATSON 
GOVE SCRIVENOR 

JUNE 25, 1978 
RALPH McTELL 
BERT JANSCH 

JUNE 26 - 27, 1978 
FLO AND EDDIE 
RICHARD BELZER 

JUNE 28, 1978 
PAUL WINTER 
WARREN BERNHARDT 

JUNE 30 - JULY 2, 1978 
FORMERLY OF THE HARLETTES 
TRACEY BERG 

JULY 5, 1978 
LITTLE RIVER BAND 
AUGUST ROCK 

JULY 6, 1978 
An Evening With 
CHET ATKINS AND LES PAUL 

JULY 7 - 8, 1978 
JOHN HAMMOND 
SON SEALS BAND 

JULY 9, 1978 
LEE RITENOUR and FRIENDSHIP 
Featuring: Ernie Watts, Abraham Laboreal, 
Alex Acuna, Don Grusin, Steve Forman 
Also appearing: SCARLET RIVERA 

JULY 10 - 11, 1978 
An Evening With 
JOHN PRINE 

JULY 12 - 13, 1978 
LAURA NYRO 
BRYAN BOWERS 

JULY 14 -15, 1978 
HELEN SCHNEIDER 
MONTEITH and RAND 

JULY 17, 1978 
BONNIE TYLER 
RICK PODELL 

JULY 18 - 19, 1978 
CARLENE CARTER and the RUMOR 
PETER COEFIELD 

JULY 20 - 22, 1978 
An Evening With The 
DAVID JOHANSEN BAND 

JULY 24 -25, 1978 
MINK DEVILLE 
JAH MALLA 
MINK DEVILLEÕs 7-24 show was broadcast live on WNEW F.M. 

JULY 27 - 28, 1978 
TELEVISION 
TIN HUEY 
All Seats $6.00 

JULY 31, 1978 
SYLVIA SYMS 
GROVER, MARGARET AND ZA ZU ZAZ 

AUG 2 - 3, 1978 
GENYA RAVAN 
BENNY MARDONES 

AUG 4 - 5, 1978 
THE DRAMATICS 
MAXINE BROWN 

AUG 6, 1978 
An Evening With 
LOU REED 
All seats $7.00 

AUG 7, 1978 
JIMMIE MACK 
THE CARS 

AUG 10 - 12, 1978 
JESSE WINCHESTER 
RICH HALL 

AUG 13 - 14, 1978 
THE FLAMINÕ GROOVIES 
THE SHIRTS 

AUG 15-16, 1978 
JOHN HARTFORD 
GEORGE GERDES 

AUG 18 - 19, 1978 
PATTI AUSTIN 
MONTY ALEXANDER 

AUG 21, 1978 
ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL 
EDMUNDS AND CURLEY 

AUG 22, 1978 
JAMES COTTON 
EDMONDS AND CURLEY 

AUG 23 - 24, 1978 
NRBQ 
SNAIL 

AUG 25 - 26, 1978 
WENDY WALDMAN 
DEAN FRIEDMAN 

AUG 27 - 28, 1978 
LENNY WILLIAMS 
DAVID SAYH 

AUG 31, 1978 
An Evening With 
THE GOOD RATS 
All seats $6.00 

SEPT 1 - 2, 1978 
DEXTER WANSEL 
CHRIS RUSH 

SPET 4 - 5, 1978 
An Eventing With 
JOHNNY WINTER 
All seats $6.00 

SEPT 6, 1978 
RONNIE MILSAP 
RICH HALL 

SEPT 7, 1978 
An Evening With 
LEON REDBONE 

SEPT 8 - 9,1978 
GARY BURTON QUARTET 
SPYRO GYRA 

SEPT 10, 1978 
TRACY NELSON 
CLARENCE GATEMOUTH BROWN 

SEPT 11, 1978 
DION 
RICH HALL 

SEPT 12 - 14, 1978 
LONNIE LISTON SMITH 
JEFF SHERIDAN 

SEPT 15 - 16, 1978 
YUSEF LATEEF 
CHICO HAMILTON and the PLAYERS 

SEPT 21, 1978 
AZTEC TWO STEP 
GEORGE GERDES 

SEPT 22 - 23, 1978 
THE DRAMATICS 
THE McCRARYÕS 

SEPT 24, 1978 
THE GREG KIHN BAND 
JOANNE MACKEL 

SEPT 25, 1978 
PIERCE ARROW 
BILL CHINNOCK 

SEPT 26, 1978 
An Evening With 
THE PAT METHENY GROUP 

SEPT 27 - 28, 1978 
LARRY CARLTON 
RAUL DeSOUZA 

SEPT 29, 1978 
GARY BARTZ 
BOBBY LYLE 

SEPT 30, 1978 
TERUO NAKAMURA 
DAVID CHESKY BAND 

OCT 2, 1978 
BILL CHAMPLIN 
THE SHIRTS 

OCT 3, 1978 
JIM RINGER AND MARY McCASLIN 
ROBIN WILLIAMSON and his MERRY BAND 

OCT 4, 1978 
An Evening With 
PETER GABRIEL 
All seats $7.00 

OCT 6 - 7, 1978 
RAY BARRETTO 
SPYRO GYRA 

OCT 9 - 11, 1978 
An Evening With 
TIM CURRY 
All Seats $7.00 

OCT 13 - 14, 1978 
LES McCANN BAND 
EDDIE HARRIS BAND 

OCT 16, 1978 
An Evening With 
SANTANA 

OCT 17 - 18, 1978 
An Evening With 
DEVO 

OCT 19, 1978 
EDDIE HENDERSON 
TED CURSON 

OCT 20 - 21,1978 
THE DICTATORS 
DIRTY ANGELS 

OCT 22 - 23, 1978 
MICHAEL BLOOMFIELD 
JOHNNYÕS DANCE BAND 

OCT 24 - 25, 1978 
ROCKPILE featuring: DAVE EDMONDS, NICK LOWE, BILLY BREMMER 
and TERRY WILLIAMS 
JULES and the POLAR BEARS 

OCT 26, 1978 
THE ROCHES 
JACK TEMPCHIN 

OCT 27 - 28, 1978 
An Evening With ELIZABETH SWADOS 
and FRIENDS 

OCT 29, 1978 
CARL PERKINS 
THE NIGHT HAWKS 

OCT 30 - 31, 1978 
BRAND X 
ALAN HARRIS BAND 

NOV 1, 1978 
An Evening With 
VAN MORRISON 
All seats $10.00 

NOV 2 - 4, 1978 
An Evening With 
TOM SCOTT 

NOV 6, 1978 
MARK - ALMOND BAND 
DAVID SANCIOUS 
* MARK - ALMOND BAND was broadcast live on WNEW F.M. 

NOV 7 - 8, 1978 
DR JOHN 
ALICIA BRIDGES 

NOV 10 - 11, 1978 
RORY GALLAGHER 
GARY YUDMAN 
All seats $7.00 

NOV 12 - 13, 1978 
An Evening With 
CAPTAIN BEEFHEART 
All seats $6.00 

NOV 15 - 16, 1978 
KOOL AND THE GANG 
RAW SUGAR 

NOV 17 - 18, 1978 
WILLIE BOBO 
JEAN CARN 

NOV 19 - 20, 1978 
MONGO SANTAMARIA 
EGBERTO GISMONTI with NANA 

NOV 22 - 25, 1978 
HELEN SCHNEIDER 
RICHARD BELZER 

NOV 27 - 28, 1978 
SEA LEVEL 
ALBERT COLLINS 
All seats $6.00 

NOV 29, 1978 
CRAWLER 
THE MADCATS 

NOV 30, 1978 
JOHN FAHEY 
PAUL SIEBEL 

DEC 1 - 2, 1978 
JOHN HAMMOND 
PAUL SIEBEL 

DEC 3, 1978 
LARRY CORYELL - A Solo performance 
JACK WILKINS 

DEC 4 - 5, 1978 
JERRY JEFF WALKER 
GUY CLARK 
JAE MASON sits in with JERRY JEFF 
All seats $7.00 

DEC 7 - 9, 1978 
FLORA PURIM 
CHICO HAMILTON 

DEC 11 - 12, 1978 
KIKI DEE 
TONY BIRD 

DEC 13, 1978 
TANYA TUCKER 
GEORGE MILLER 

DEC 15 - 16, 1978 
ELVIN JONES 
JACK WILKINS 

DEC 17 - 20, 1978 
Be Stiff Route 78 Tour 
Featuring: 
Wreckless Eric, Jona Lewie, Lene Lovich, 
Rachel Sweet, The Records and the Cables 

DEC 22 - 23, 1978 
AZTEC TWO STEP 
RICHARD BELZER 

DEC 27 - 29, 1978 
GARY BURTON QUARTET 
DAVE VALENTIN 

DEC *Tic 29 - 31, 1978 
REDD, HEDWIG AND CROSSLEY: 
Formerly of the HARLETTES 
ROBERT KRAFT AND THE IVORY COAST 
Tickets on Dec 31 - New Years Eve - $15.00