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chronology - 1983

JAN 6-8, 1983
An Evening with
McCOY TYNER
All Seats $8.00

JAN 9, 1983
JOHN CALE
THE VIOLENT FEMMES
All seats $7.50

JAN 14 - 15, 1983
An Evening of Doo Wop
Featuring: LEE ANDREWS AND THE HEARTS
SHEP'S LIMELITERS
THE AD-LIBS
THE LADDINS
Hosted by BOBBY JAY
All Seats $8.00

JAN 19,1983
JAMES "BLOOD" ULMER
RONALD SHANNON JACKSON and THE DECODING SOCIETY

JAN 21-22, 1983
ERIC GALE BAND
JOHNNY COPELAND

JAN 25, 1983
ROOMFUL OF BLUES
DOC PITMAN and THE INK SPOTS

JAN 27, 1983
ANDREW CYRILLE QUARTET
Featuring: DON MOYE, JOSEPH JARMAN and JIMMY LYONS
THE NEW YORK HOT TRUMPET REPERTORY COMPANY
Featuring: LESTER BOWIE, OLU DARA, STANTON DAVIS, 
BRUCE PRUSE, MALACHI THOMPSON

JAN 28-30, 1983
DICKEY BETTS, JIMMY HALL, CHUCK LEAVELL,
BUTCH TRUCKS AND FRIENDS
All seats $10.50

FEB 2, 1983
THE BONGOS
THE NAILS

FEB 3, 1983
NRBQ
FOURTEEN KARAT SOUL

FEB 4-5, 1983
ROBERT KRAFT
THE HIGH HEELED WOMEN

FEB 8,1983
"AMERICANA"
An evening of music by SAMUEL BARBER, SCOTT JOPLIN,
GEORGE GERSHWIN, LEONARD BERNSTEIN, DUKE ELLINGTON,
DAVID AMRAM AND THELONIUS MONK
Performed by a thirteen piece string orchestra and jazz quartet
Conducted by DAVID AMRAM
Special appearance by IDA KAVAFIAN

FEB 11-12,1983
THE NINTH ANNUAL
DAVID BROMBERG -BOTTOMLINE
Anniversary Celebration
All seats $9.00

FEB 13,1983
DOC & MERLE WATSON
SAVANNAH SHEIKS
(Canceled due to snow)
rescheduled - Feb 27,1983

FEB 14. 1983
THE FABULOUS THUNDERBIRDS
JOHNNY COPELAND

FEB 15, 1983
LONG JOHN BALDRY
B.WILLIE SMITH

FEB 18-19,1983
JOHNNY MAESTRO AND THE BROOKLN BRIDGE
FOURTEEN KARAT SOUL

FEB 20-21, 1983
DAVID LINDLEY AND EL RAYO-X
FEB 20 ERIK FRANDSEN
FEB 21 CHRIS RUSH

FEB 22 - 23, 1983
WARREN ZEVON: A solo recital
CHRIS RUSH

FEB 25-26, 1983
An Evening With
LOU REED
All Seats $12.50

FEB 27, 1983
DOC AND MERLE WATSON
SAVANNAH SHEIKS
All seats $8.00

MARCH 3-4,1983
THE UNCLE FLOYD SHOW
All Seats $8.00

MARCH 5-6,1983
PHOEBE SNOW
EDGAR WINTER
All seats $10.50

MARCH 9,1983
TOWER OF POWER
CHRIS RUSH
All seats $8.00

MARCH 10,1983
FIREFALL
LUKE FREDRICKS

MARCH 11-12,1983
BETTY CARTER AND HER TRIO
DAVID AMRAM
All seats $7.50

MARCH 13,1983
Wedding reception of Ira Mayer and Riva Bennett
Musical entertainment provided by Wretched Refuse Band,
Widespread Depression Orchestra and an unnamed Chamber music trio

MARCH 16-17,1983
BRYAN ADAMS
Canceled - rescheduled May

MARCH 18-19,1983
GARY BURTON QUARTET
DEWEY REDMAN QUARTET

MARCH 21-22, 1983
An Evening with
JORMA KAUKONEN
All Seats $10.00

MARCH 23-24,1983
STUFF featuring: CORNELL DUPREE, GORDON EDWARDS,
ERIC GALE, YOGI HORTON AND RICHARD TEE
also appearing
MICHAEL PEDICIN BAND
All Seats $7.50
*Saxophonist GEORGE YOUNG jams with his buddies in STUFF

MARCH 25,1983
DOUG AND THE SLUGS
THE UPTOWN HORNS
*Always looking for a party, PETER WOLF jams with THE UPTOWN HORN BAND

MARCH 26-27,1983
PAUL BARRERE AND FRIENDS
SADHU featuring L SHANKAR

MARCH 30,1983
ROBIN WILLIAMSON
THE BATTLEFIELD BAND

APRIL 1-2, 1983
TAJ MAHAL
THE DRIFTERS
All Seats $8.50

APRIL 6-7,1983
DONALD BYRD and THE 125th STREET NYC BAND
CARL ANDERSON

APRIL 8-9,1983
STEPS AHEAD featuring: MICHAEL BRECKER,
PETER ERSKINE, EDDIE GOMEZ, MIKE MANIERI
and ELIANE ELIAS
Also appearing:
LARRY CORYELL-BRIAN KEANE DUO

APRIL 10, 1983
"And the Winner is..."
An evening of Academy Award nominated songs that didn't win, including songs by Irving Berlin, George and Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter, Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer.
Performed by:
ROBERT KRAFT, PATTI LUPONE and KEN PAGE
...AND A COUPLE OF REEL SURPRISES
Musical director DAVID NICHTERN
Hosted by STUART SAMUELS
All Seats - $8.50

APRIL 14,1983
THE ROCKATS
JOHNNY COPELAND

APRIL 15,1983
PIECES OF A DREAM
THE MICHAEL URBANIAK RECITAL
All Seats $8.00

APRIL 16,1983
An Evening of Comedy
Featuring:
HENNY YOUNGMAN, THE HIGH HEELED WOMEN, BOB NELSON
All Seats $8.00

APRIL 17,1983
"Groucho: A comic in Three Acts"
A one man show performed by RON MAC CLOSKEY as GROUCHO MARX
Matinee at 3:00PM $5.00
Evening at 8:30PM $ 6.00

APRIL 19-20, 1983
KATE AND ANNA McGARRIGLE
April 19 - early show only LARRY AMOROS
April 19 - late show - ERIK FRANDSEN 
April 20 - ERIK FRANDSEN

APRIL 21-22, 1983
BUDDY RICH AND HIS BIG BAND
ROB BARTLETT

APRIL 23, 1983
RALPH TOWNER
Solo Performance

APRIL 24, 1983
MEG CHRISTIAN
JASMINE

APRIL 25, 1983
An Evening with
STEPHANE GRAPPELLI
with MARTIN TAYLOR, PATRICE CARATINI and MARC FOSSETT
All Seats $10.50

APRIL 26, 1983
"Go for Baroque"
An evening of classical hits by Bach, Handel
Pachelbel, Scarlatti and Vivaldi
performed by The New Chamber Music Orchestra
Conducted by DAVID AMRAM
All Seats $7.50

APRIL 29,1983
THE NIGHTHAWKS
JOHN HAMMOND
*BILLY JOEL comes by and jams with THE NIGHTHAWKS and JOHN HAMMOND
All Seats $7.50

APRIL 30, 1983
THE BIRDLAND SERIES
Featuring: LOU DONALDSON QUARTET
WOODY SHAW QUINTET
MICHAL URBANIAK QUARTET
Hosted by ED WILLIAMS
All seats $6.00

MAY 6-7, 1983
PHIL GARLAND
ART IN AMERICA

MAY 6-7,1983
An Evening With
THE DAVID GRISMAN QUARTET
All Seats $8.50

MAY 8, 1983
An Evening With
THE TURTLES
Featruing:
FLO AND EDDIE
ROB BARTLET
All Seats $8.00 

MAY 9-10, 1983
BRYAN ADAMS
STEVIE RAY VAUGHN and DOUBLE TROUBLE
All Seats $7.50
*RICK DERRINGER and JOHN WAITE jam with friend BRYAN ADAMS

MAY 11, 1983
THE INDIVIDUALS
THE NAILS

MAY 12, 1983
SAVOY BROWN featuring KIM SIMMONDS
PACIFIC ORCHESTRA

MAY 13, 1983
An Evening With
THE JOHN MARTYN BAND
All Seats $7.50

MAY 14, 1983
ARCHIE SHEPP 
LESTER BOWIE QUARTET
All seats $8.50

MAY 16-17,1983
"Britain Salutes New York"
16-17 RONNIE SCOTT
16 WIDE SPREAD JAZZ ORCHESTRA
17 JOE MORELLO QUINTET

MAY 18, 1983
LEVEL 42
RICH DEANS

MAY 19-20, 1983
JOHN HARTFORD
TOM PAXTON
All seats $8.00

MAY 21, 1983
An Evening of Dementia
with 
DR. DEMENTO AND
Special Guests:
"WEIRD" AL YANKOVIC
BENNY BELL and demented cartoons and short films
All Seats $7.50
*RICK DERRINGER joins the fun and sits in with "WEIRD" AL

MAY 22, 1983
THE TURTLES featuring:
FLO AND EDDIE
GARY YUDMAN
All Seats $8.00

MAY 24, 1983
THE TURTLES featuring:
FLO AND EDDIE
All Seats $8.00

MAY 25, 1983
LARRY CORYELL-MICHAL URBANIAK
JOE BECK TRIO

MAY 26, 1983
JOE "KING" CARRASCO
THE CHESTERFIELD KINGS

MAY 27-28
JON LUCIEN
TANIA MARIA
All Seats $8.50

JUNE 2, 1983
NORMAN CONNORS AND THE STARSHIP ORCHESTRA
TYRONE BRUNSON

JUNE 3-4, 1983
THE SHIRTS
June 3 CHUBBY CHECKER
June 4 RICH DEANS

JUNE 8, 1983
PIECES OF A DREAM
JOHN MENDOZA 
All Seats $8.00

JUNE 10-11, 1983
THE CRYSTALS
THE MARVELETTES
REPARATA AND THE DELRONS
Hosted by BOBBY JAY
All Seats $8.00

JUNE 14, 1983
PAPA JOHN CREACH
BLUES IS TRUTH featuring:
BROWNIE McGHEE
All seats $8.00

JUNE 17-18,1983
LONNIE LISTON SMITH
JAY HOGGARD

JUNE 21-23, 1983
An Evening With
GATO BARBIERI
All Seats $9.00

JUNE 23, 1983
AZYMUTH
ONAJE ALLEN GUMBS and SNOWFLIGHT

JUNE 24-26, 1983
An Evening With
GIL SCOTT-HERON
and THE MIDNIGHT BAND
All Seats $10.00

JUNE 27,1983
MOSE ALLISON
BONNIE KOLOC

JUNE 28,1983
NRBQ
FOURTEEN KARAT SOUL

JUNE 28, 1983
UNCLE FLOYD's very First One Man Show

JUNE 30, 1983
ELLY STONE
THE 104 BUS
All Seats $ 8.00

JULY 1-2,1983
"COMING DISTRACTIONS"
50 Years of movie trailers...
"Sometimes the coming attractions were better than the movies!"
Including such trailers as:
"Citizen Kane," "Rock Around The Clock," "Werewolves on Wheels,"
"The Giant Claw," "Psycho,"and many more.
From the collection of Lobster Entertainment
Hosted by Ken Dashow
All Seats $5.00

JULY 6-7,1983
JR. WALKER and THE ALL-STARS 
MARTHA REEVES WITH THE UPTOWN HORNS
All Seats $10.00

JULY 8-9,1983
An Evening With
FLORA PURIM AND AIRTO
All Seats $8.00

JULY 15, 1983
THE TEENAGERS
LUTHER "GUITAR JUNIOR" JOHNSON

JULY 16, 1983
HARRY CHAPIN Memorial Concert for W.H.Y.
Featuring: STEVE CHAPIN, TOM CHAPIN, JONATHAN EDWARDS, 
The Cast of Pump Boys and Dinettes, LIVINGSTON TAYLOR
and LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III
All Seats $10.00

JULY 19, 1983
PHIL WOODS QUARTET
PEPPER ADAMS-LOUIS HAYES QUARTET

JULY 20-21, 1983
DOUG and THE SLUGS
14 KARAT SOUL

JULY 22-23,1983
O'BRYAN
With special guest
MARSHA WARFIELD
Hosted by Don Cornelius

JULY 25-27, 1983
An Evening With
LINTON KWESI JOHNSON and DENNIS BOVELL 
and The DUBD BAND
All seats $10.00
(canceled)

JULY 28-30, 1983
An Evening of Dementia
with 
DR. DEMENTO and
Special Guests:
"WEIRD" AL YANKOVIC
BENNY BELL plus movies and cartoons from the dementonian archives
All Seats $8.00
*Special Saturday matinee at 3:00PM
All ages show: under 19 - $6.50
over 19 - $8.00

AUGUST 1, 1983
GARY PUCKETT
LUKE FREDRICKS


AUGUST 3, 1983
TAJ MAHAL
THE TANNAHILL WEAVERS
All Seats $8.00

AUGUST 4-5,1983
THE HEATH BROTHERS-Featuring:
JIMMY HEATH, PERCY HEATH, AL "TOOTIE" HEATH
and STANLEY COWELL
Also appearing
NORMAN CONNORS and THE STARSHIP ORCHESTRA
All Seats $8.00

AUGUST 6, 1983
An Evening of Comedy
featuring:
SOUPY SALES
ROB BARTLETT
BOB NELSON
All Seats $8.00

AUGUST 8-9,1983
BUDDY RICH and his BIG BAND
BILLIAM CORONEL
All Seats $8.50

AUGUST 10, 1983
ELLEN FOLEY
14 KARAT SOUL

AUGUST 11,1983
An Evening With
DE DANNAN
All Seats $8.50

AUGUST 12-13,1983
LEE DORSEY
CARLA THOMAS
All Seats $8.50

AUGUST 14,1983
LITTLE MILTON
* extra added attraction
special showing of the film"Wattstax"

AUGUST 18,1983
CHRIS RUSH 
BUSKIN and BATTEAU

AUGUST 19, 1983
UNCLE FLOYD'S ONE MAN SHOW
*With music by the VIVINO BROTHERS BAND
All Seats $7.50
*PHOEBE SNOW joins UNCLE FLOYD on stage with 
musical accompaniment by her New Jersey neighbors 
THE VIVINO BROTHERS'

AUGUST 20-21,1983
ROBERT GORDON
SAM and DAVE REVIEW
All seats $10.50

AUGUST 22, 1983
RUN D.M.C.
MARC WEINER
PACIFIC ORCHESTRA

AUGUST 23,1983
THE HOLLIES
CAROL SISKIND
All Seats $10.00

AUGUST 24-25,1983
AL KOOPER
EDGAR WINTER - solo
All seats $8.00

AUGUST 26-27,1983
An Evening With
ARLO GUTHRIE and SHENANDOAH
All seats $10.00

AUGUST 28,1983
DOC WATSON
JUDY RODERICK
All seats $8.00

AUGUST 30-31,1983
An Evening With
THE ART ENSEMBLE OF CHICAGO
All Seats $8.50

SEPT 1,1983
"Sight Gags" an evening of physical comedy
Featuring: THE BOND STREET COALITION, THE LEGENDARY WID,
BOB NELSON and KENNY WARREN and "LEROY COOL"
Plus classic film performances by Buster Keaton, 
Laurel and Hardy, and The Three Stooges
Hosted by Tim Settimi
All seats $7.50

SEPT 2, 1983
BILL MONROE and THE BLUEGRASS BOYS
THE JOHN HERALD BAND

SEPT 3-4, 1083
ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL
FINN AND THE SHARKS
All seats $8.00

SEPT 8-10,1983
MONTEITH AND RAND
BONNIE KOLOC
All seats $8.00

SEPT 12-13,1983
An evening of music for piano and drums with
PATRICK MORAZ AND BILL BRUFORD
All seats $8.00

SEPT 15,1983
ROGER McGUINN
SKYLINE with TONY TRISCHKA
All Seats $8.00

SEPT 16-17,1983
JON LUCIEN
FRANK FERRUCCI
All Seats $8.00

SEPT 18-19,1983
JR. WALKER and THE ALL STARS
THE MARVELETTES
All Seats $10.00

SEPT 20-21,1983
ADRIAN BELEW
JIM TURNER

SEPT 23-24,1983
An Evening With
TOWER OF POWER
All Seats $10.00
*Sept 23 AL KOOPER sits in with TOP
** Sept 24 LENNY PICKETT sits in with his old bandmates

SEPT 30 - OCT 1, 1983
NRBQ
Sept 30 CHARLIE BARNETT
*Sept 30 SKEETER DAVIS sits in with the Q
Oct 1- JAKE AND THE FAMILY JEWELS
All Seats $8.00

OCT 4,1983
An Evening With 
TOWER OF POWER
All Seats $10.00

OCT 7-9,1983
An Evening With
DICKEY BETTS, JIMMY HALL,
CHUCK LEAVELL and BUTCH TRUCKS
All Seats $10.00

OCT 10, 1983
THE ITALS
THE ROOTS RADICS
Al seats $7.50

OCT 11-12,1983
JONATHAN RICHMAN AND THE MODERN LOVERS
SLAPHAPPY
All seats $8.00

OCT 13-14,1983
PIECES OF A DREAM
TANIA MARIA
All seats $9.00

OCT 15-17,1983
An Evening With
NILS LOFGREN
All seats $10.00

OCT 18-19,1983
An Evening With
JACO PASTORIUS and WORD OF MOUTH
All seats $9.50

OCT 20,1983
THE BOSS BLUES BAND
with
BILLY COBHAM, CORNELL DUPREE, ERIC GALE,
RICHARD TEE, GEORGE YOUNG 
Also Appearing
STEVE SMITH and VITAL INFORMATION
All seats $10.00

OCT 21-22, 1983
PHOEBE SNOW
FOURTEEN KARAT SOUL
All seats
$10.00
*AL KOOPER comes by both nights to sit in with PHOEBE SNOW

OCT 24, 1983
THE JOE PERRY PROJECT
SIGHS FIVE
*THE JOE PERRY PROJECT broadcast on WNEW FM

OCT 26,1983
AL KOOPER
OTIS BLACKWELL

OCT 27,1983
DOC AND MERLE WATSON
JOSH WHITE, Jr.
All Seats
$8.00

OCT 28-29,1983
THE RICHARD THOMPSON "BIG BAND" TOUR
with: GERRY CONWAY, PAT DONALDSON, ALAN DUNN,
SIMON NICOL, PETE THOMAS and PETE ZORN
*Oct 28 - To make an incredible evening of music more magical, WARREN ZEVON sits in with his amigo, T-BONE BURNETT.
All seats $8.50

NOV 3-4, 1983
ROBERT GORDON
THE COASTERS
All seats $10.00

NOV 5, 1983
An Evening With
SONNY ROLLINS
All Seats $10.00

NOV 6, 1983
An Evening With
Windham Hill Records featuring:
SHADOWFAX
ALEX DEGRASSI
All Seats $7.00

NOV 7-8,1983
MAYNARD FERGUSON and his ORCHESTRA
Nov 7 THE LAUGHTER COMPANY
All seats $8.50

NOV 9.1983
MICK FLEETWOOD'S ZOO
ROB BARTLETT
All seats $10.00

NOV 10,1983
TOM PAXTON
CHRISTINE LAVIN
All seats $8.00

NOV 11, 1983
JAMES "BLOOD" ULMER
JAMAALADEEN TACUMA
All Seats $8.00

NOV 12, 1983
CHRIS RUSH
WASHINGTON SQUARES

NOV 14, 1983
BLUE MONDAY featuring:
OTIS BLACKWELL
SCREAMING JAY HAWKINS
ROOMFUL OF BLUES
All Seats $8.50

NOV 15,1983
PHIL WOODS QUINTET
JOE MORELLO QUINTET
All seats $7.50

NOV 16, 1983
An Evening of Acoustic Music
With: CHRIS HILLMAN, BERNIE LEADON,
AL PERKINS and JERRY SCHEFF
Also Appearing
HAL SPEAR

NOV 17,1983
FIREFALL
PHIL GARLAND
All Seats $8.00

NOV 18,1983
JOHNNY COPELAND
RONALD SHANNON JACKSON
All Seats $8.00

NOV 19,1983
THE WAITRESSES
X-DAVIS
All seats $8.00

NOV 23, 1983
THE ITALS
ROOTS RADICS
All seats $8.00

NOV 25-26,1983
LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III
SHAWN COLVIN
All Seats $ 8.50

NOV 27,1983
"SIGHT GAGS"
An Evening of Visual Comedy
Featuring: BOB NELSON, KEN LUCAS and CASEY DRAKE, 
THE LEGENDARY WID
Hosted by: Tim Settimi
*Special matinee at 3:00PM all ages show
Under 19 all seats $6.50
Over 19 all seats $7.50

DEC 1, 1983
GINGER BAKER BAND
CHRIS RUSH

DEC 2-3,1983
An Evening With
LONNIE LISTON SMITH
All seats $8.00

DEC 4-5,1983
An Evening With
KATE AND ANNA McGARIGGLE
All Seats $10.00

DEC 6,1983
Play Reading
"So Long on Lonely Street"

DEC 7-8,1983
An Evening of Acoustic Music with
NILS LOFGREN
All seats $8.00

DEC 9,1983
JOHN HARTFORD
TONY TRISCHKA and SKYLINE

DEC 10, 1983
PIECES OF A DREAM
JIMMY PONDER TRIO
All Seats $8.50

DEC 15,1983
BILL MONROE AND THE BLUEGRASS BOYS
THE DOUG DILLARD BAND
All Seats $7.50

DEC 15-17, 1983
CORYELL-MOUZON REUNION
With
LARRY CORYELL, ALPHONSE MOUZON, JOHN LEE,
MIKE MANDELL, and TERUMASA HINO
Also appearing
CHRIS RUSH

DEC 18-21,1983
The Original BLUES PROJECT 20TH Anniversary Tour
Featuring: ROY BLUMENFELD, DANNY KALB, STEVE KATZ, 
AL KOOPER and ANDY KULBERG
All Seats $10.00

DEC 23,1983
TOM PAXTON
THE CAROLLING CAROLLERS
All Ages Show
Under 19 $6.50
Over 19 $8.50

DEC 24,1983
ANDY STATMAN KLEZMER ORCHESTRA
All seats $7.50

DEC 27,1983
ELVIN JONES and THE JAZZ MACHINE
THE UN-NAMED BAND featuring:
LENNY WHITE - STEVE GROSSMAN
All seats $8.00

DEC 29, 1983
ERIC ANDERSEN
DAVE VAN RONK

DEC 29 - 30,1983
THE TURTLES -Featuring
FLO AND EDDIE
"WEIRD" AL YANKOVIC and his band
All Seats $11.00

DEC 31,1983 NEW YEAR'S EVE
With THE TURTLES featuring
FLO AND EDDIE
"WEIRD" AL YANKOVIC and his band
All seats $30.00
*New Year's Eve Show
Doors open 8:00
Show time 9:30 PM
Admission includes party hats, noise makers, favors and a glass of champagne.
Late Show-New Year's Eve breakfast show-doors open at 1:00am Showtime 1:30 am All seats $30.00
Admission includes-choice of Plain or Cheese omelet with sausage, French fries, breakfast roll, and a glass of champagne.