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chronology - 1984

JAN 6-7,1984
NRBQ
THE INCREDIBLE CASUALS
All Seats $8.50

JAN 8-9,1984
JR. WALKER AND THE ALL STARS
DEZ DICKERSON
All Seats $8.50

JAN 12,1984
Private party for IBM

JAN 13-14,1984
KEN PAGE
THE SHIRELLES
All Seats $8.50

JAN 19-21,1984
"Leader of the Pack"
An evening of songs written by Ellie Greenwich
Performed by: KARLA DeVITO, RORY DODD,
ULA HEDWIG, BOBBY JAY, DARLENE LOVE,
HANK MARTIN and ELLIE GREENWICH
Musical consultant: Paul Shaffer
Conductor and arranger: Jimmy Vivino
Book by: Melanie Mintz
Set Design: Michael Anania
Lighting Design: Tina Charney
Costume Design: Edi Giguere
Production Stage Manager: Paul Kowal
Directed by Bill Partland
All Seats $11.00

JAN 23-24,1984
JONATHAN RICHMAN and THE MODERN LOVERS
THE LEGENDARY WID
All Seats $8.00

JAN 26,1984
BO DIDDLEY
RON DARIAN
All Seats $8.00

JAN 27,1984
BLOTTO
JAKE AND THE FAMILY JEWELS
All Seats $7.50

JAN 28,1984
The FAST FOLK MUSIC MAGAZINE
presents:
An Evening with "Coop" Records
Featuring:
FRANK CHRISTIAN, ERIK FRANDSEN, TOM INTONDI,
LUCY KAPLANSKY, ROD McDONALD, DAVID MASSENGILL
and GERMANA PUCCI
Hosted by JACK HARDY and CHRISTINE LAVIN
All Seats $7.00

JAN 29-31, 1984
An Evening With 
GATO BARBIERI
All Seats $10.00

FEB 2, 1984
An Evening With
TOWNER and ABERCROMBIE
All Seats $7.50

FEB 3-4, 1984
STEVE GOODMAN
THE WASHINGTON SQUARES
All Seats $8.50

FEB 10-11,1984
TOM BROWNE
NORMAN CONNERS and
THE STARSHIP ORCHESTRA
All Seats $8.50

FEB 12, 1984
The 10th Annual
DAVID BROMBERG-BOTTOM LINE
ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
All Seats $10.00

FEB 17,1984
An Evening With 
SONNY ROLLINS
All Seats $10.00

FEB 18,1984
RICHIE HAVENS
14 KARAT SOUL
All Seats $8.00

FEB 23,1984
JOHN PHILLIPS
FAT CITY
All Seats $7.50

FEB 24,1984
MOSE ALLISON
JOHN HAMMOND
EDGAR WINTER
All Seats $8.00

FEB 25,1984
NRBQ
OTIS BLACKWELL
All Seats $9.00

FEB 26,1984
An Evening With
SADAO WATANABE
All Seats $8.00

FEB 28,1984
JOHN HARTFORD
THE TANNAHILL WEAVERS
All Seats $8.00

MARCH 2,1984
THE WAITRESSES
FRANK MAYA

MARCH 3, 1984
BUDDY RICH and his BIG BAND
BARRY MITCHELL
All Seats $8.50

APRIL 4,1984
TOM PAXTON
CLAUDIA SCHMIDT
All Seats $8.00

APRIL 5-6, 1984
VAN DYKE PARKS 
MICHAEL O'DONOGHUE
All Seats $8.50

APRIL 7, 1984
SAM AND DAVE
THE NIGHTHAWKS
All Seats $7.50

APRIL 11, 1984
BO DIDDLEY
JOHN HAMMOND
All Seats $8.50

APRIL 13, 1984
BUDDY RICH and his BIG BAND
JOY BEHAR

APRIL 14, 1984
JULIE BUDD
CAROL SISKIND
All Seats $10.00

APRIL 18-19,1984
DAVID GRISMAN
JOHNNY COPELAND
All Seats $8.50

APRIL 20-21,1984
MAYNARD FERGUSON
RON DARIAN

APRIL 26,1984
An Evening With 
STEPHANE GRAPPELLI
All Seats $11.00

APRIL 27-29,1984
LEADER OF THE PACK
An evening of songs by Ellie Greenwich
as performed by:
JON FIORE, ANNIE GOLDEN, ULA HEDWIG,
BOBBY JAY, DARLENE LOVE, PETER NEPTUNE,
PAUL SHAFFER
with PATTI DARCY, CHRISSY FAITH, 
CHARLES PISTONE and ELLIE GREENWICH
Book by Melanie Mintz
Scenic design Michael Anania
Costumes Edi Giguere
Lighting Tina Charney
Sound Terry Gabis
Music conducted and arranged by Jimmy Vivino
Assistant Vocal Arranger Marc Shaiman
Musical consultant Paul Shaffer
Production stage manager Paul Kowal
Choreography Edward Love
Directed by Bill Partlan
All Seats $22.50

MAY 1-3,1984
LEADER OF THE PACK
All Seats:
May 1 - $15.00
May 2-3 -$17.50

MAY 4-6, 1984
An Evening With
STEELEYE SPAN
All Seats $10.00

MAY 8-13, 1984
LEADER OF THE PACK
All Seats:
May 8 - $15.00
May 9-10 - $17.50
May 11-13 - $22.50

MAY 15-20, 1984
LEADER OF THE PACK
All Seats:
May 15 -$15.00
May 16-17 -$17.50
May 18-20 -$22.50

MAY 22-27, 1984
LEADER OF THE PACK
All Seats:
May 22 - $15.00
May 23-24 - $17.50
May 25-27 - $22.50

MAY 29-30,1984
JONATHAN RICHMAN and THE MODERN LOVERS
RON DARIAN
All Seats $8.00

JUNE 1-2, 1984
NRBQ
JAKE AND THE FAMILY JEWELS
All Seats $8.50

JUNE 7, 1984
RALPH McTELL
SUZANNE VEGA
All Seats $8.00

JUNE 8-9,1984
An Evening With THE FUGS
With ED SANDERS AND TULI KUPFERBERG
All Seats $8.50


JUNE 13, 1984
THE BELLAMY BROTHERS
RON DARIAN
All Seats $8.00

JUNE 14, 1984
Music of the Americas 
Featuring:
FRANK FERRUCCI, RANDY BRECKER, 
SLIDE HAMPTON, DANIEL PONCE,
MARIO RIVERA and DAVE VALENTIN
All Seats $8.00

JUNE 15-16,1984
LONNIE LISTON SMITH
with special guest
TOM BROWN
All Seats $8.00

JUNE 20,1984
STEPS AHEAD
Featuring:
MICHAEL BRECKER, WARREN BERNHARDT,
PETER ERSKINE, TOM KENNEDY and MIKE MAINIERI
All Seats $8.00

JUNE 21-22,1984
TAJ MAHAL
RON DARIAN
All Seats $8.50

JUNE 23,1984
An Evening With
SOUPY SALES
plus rare clips and uncensored out takes
from the "Soupy Sales Show"
All Seats $8.00

JUNE 24,1984
BUDDY RICH AND HIS BIG BAND
RHONDA HANSOME
All Seats $8.50

JUNE 28, 1984
BO DIDDLEY
14 KARAT SOUL
All Seats $8.00

JUNE 29-30,1984
JOHN CAFFERTY 
and THE BEAVER BROWN BAND
All Seats $8.50

JULY 5,1984
LARRY CORYELL with VIC JURES
D.O.A. WORLD MUSIC ENSEMBLE
All Seats $7.50

JULY 6,1984
SAM AND DAVE
DARLENE LOVE and FRIENDS
Featuring:
LEO ADAMIAN, PATTI DARCY,
DENNIS ESPANTMAN, ULA HEDWIG,
ARTIE KAPLAN, PAUL SHAFFER,
JIMMY VIVINO
All Seats $8.00

JULY 7,1984
DOC WATSON
ERIK FRANDSEN
All Seats $8.00

JULY 11,1984
An Evening With
SANDRA BERNHARD
Featuring: BRIAN BLUGERMAN
All Seats $8.00

JULY 12,1984
ROOMFUL OF BLUES
FOURTEEN KARAT SOUL
All Seats $7.50

JULY 13, 1984
THE WAITRESSES
FOURTEEN KARAT SOUL
All Seats $8.00

JULY 14,1984
THE THIRD ANNUAL 
HARRY CHAPIN MEMORIAL CONCERT
FOR W.H.Y.
With:
LUCIE ARNAZ, BUSKIN and BATTEAU,
DAVID BROMBERG,TOM CHAPIN, 
STEVE CHAPIN, JONATHAN EDWARDS
and THE STEINETTES
All Seats $10.00

JULY 16-17, 1984
LEE RITENOUR
Canceled

JULY 18,1984
BOBBY HUMPHREY
NORMAN CONNERS
and the STARSHIP ORCHESTRA
All Seats $8.00
( KENNY G was originally scheduled but canceled.)

JULY 19,1984
BILL MONROE and THE BLUEGRASS BOYS
MARTY CUTLER and CHARGED PARTICLES
All Seats $8.00

JULY 20-21,1984
Please Stand By...
A celebration of 40 years of TV-stuff you loved,
stuff you missed, stuff they couldn't let you see!!
(footage provided by Lobster Entertainment)
All Seats $5.00

JULY 24-25,1984
JACK BRUCE AND FRIENDS
Featuring: CLEM CLEMSON,
BRUCE GARY and RONNIE LEAKY
All Seats $8.50

JULY 26,1984
ROBERT HUNTER
FOURTEEN KARAT SOUL
All Seats $8.00

JULY 27,1984
An Evening With
DAVID VAN TIEGHEM
All Seats $8.00

JULY 28,1984
An Evening With
Windham Hill Records
Featuring: the artistry of
ALEX DeGRASSI, DAROL ANGER,
AND BARBARA HIGBIE
with MIKE MARSHALL and TODD PHILLIPS
All Seats $8.00

JULY 29,1984
MOVING HEARTS
Featuring: DONAL LUNNY
GROUND PLAN
All Seats $7.50

JULY 30-31,1984
AL STEWART
CHRIS RUSH
All Seats $8.50

AUG 3,1984
THE NIGHTHAWKS
OTIS BLACKWELL
All Seats $8.00

AUG 8, 1984
LOCAL HEROES
8:30
THE FLESHTONES
SUZANNE VEGA
RICHARD HELL
11:30
THE FLESHTONES
CHRIS SPEDDING
JOHN CALE
All Seats $10.00
Hosted by Meg Griffin

AUG 9,1984
AL KOOPER
THE LENNY KAYE CONNECTION
All Seats $7.50

AUG 10-11,1984
An Evening of Standup
Featuring the Comedy of:
THE UNKNOWN COMIC
CHRIS RUSH 
BARRY MITCHELL
All Seats $8.00

AUG 15,1984
Private party for Maria Conchita Alonso

AUG 16,1984
JR. WALKER and THE ALL-STARS
DARLENE LOVE and FRIENDS
featuring: LEO ADAMIAN, DENNIS ESPANTMAN,
ULA HEDWIG,ARTIE KAPLAN, PAUL SHAFFER,
JERRY VIVINO, JIMMY VIVINO
All Seats $10.00

AUG 17,1984
JOHN HALL
SOOZIE
All Seats $7.50

AUG 18,1984
STAN GETZ
DANIEL PONCE AND JAZBATA
(canceled)

AUG 21-22,1984
An Evening With
STEVE MORSE
featuring:
ROD MORGANSTERN AND JERRY PEEK
All Seats $8.00

AUG 23,1984
BLOTTO
FOURTEEN KARAT SOUL

AUG 24-25,1984
WARREN ZEVON:
A Solo Recital
THE LEGENDARY WID
All Seats $10.00

AUG 29,1984
JOHNNY MAESTRO AND
THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE

AUG 30-SEPT 2,1984
An Evening With
TOWER OF POWER
All Seats $10.00

SEPT 4,1984
The 20th Anniversary of British Rock
Featuring:
GERRY AND THE PACEMAKERS
HERMAN'S HERMITS
THE TROGGS
BILLY J. KRAMER and THE DAKOTAS
BADFINGER featuring JOEY MOLLAND
All Seats $11.00

SEPT 5,1984
An Evening With
DE DANNAN
All Seats $8.50

SEPT 6,1984
BONNIE KOLOC
FRANK CHRISTIAN
All Seats $8.00

SEPT 7-8,1984
NRBQ
RON DARIAN
All Seats $8.50

SEPT 9-10,1984
LEE RITTENOUR
All Seats $9.00

SEPT 11,1984
ANDY FRASER
ULA HEDWIG
All Seats $7.50

SEPT 12, 1984
An Evening With 
JOHN CAFFERTY and the
BEAVER BROWN BAND
All Seats$ 8.50
*Show broadcast on WNEW FM

SEPT 13-15,1984
An Evening With
ALLAN HOLDSWORTH
and IOU
All Seats $8.50

SEPT 19,1984
THE TANNAHILL WEAVERS
JACK HARDY
All Seats $8.00

SEPT 21,1984
JONATHAN EDWARDS
CHRIS RUSH
All Seats $8.00

SEPT 22,1984
BO DIDDLEY
SCREAMIN' JAY HAWKINS
All Seats $8.00

SEPT 24,1984
The Legendary Ladies
Featuring:
RONNIE SPECTOR, SHIRLEY ALSTON
and DARLENE LOVE
With ULA HEDWIG, PATTI DARCY
Hosted by BOBBY JAY
All Seats $10.00

SEPT 28, 1984
An Evening With
DAVID VAN TIEGHEM
ERIC BOGOSIAN
All Seats $8.00

SEPT 29-30,1984
RENAISSANCE
RON DARIAN
All Seats $10.00

OCT 4, 1984
JAMES "BLOOD" ULMER
RONALD SHANNON JACKSON
and THE DECODING SOCIETY
All Seats $8.00

OCT 5-6,1984
An Evening With 
DE DANANN
All Seats $8.50

OCT 9,1984
THE LOUNGE LIZARDS
PHELSTON JONES

OCT 10-11,1984
An Evening With
THE CLAUDE BOLLING TRIO
With Special Guest Soloists
LARRY CORYELL on guitar
PAMELA SKLAR on flute
Selections include *Suite for Flute and 
Jazz Piano and Concerto for Classical Guitar and Jazz Piano
All Seats $8.50

OCT 12-14,1984
STANLEY CLARKE
PAT MARTINO
All Seats $10.00
*JACO PASTORIUS sits in and stirs it up with STANLEY

OCT 16,1984
FACE TO FACE
FOUR IN LEGION
All Seats $7.50

OCT 17,1984
An Evening of LOCAL HEROES
Featuring:
THE MOSQUITOS
THE SMITHEREENS
THE SCHEMERS
Hosted by Meg Griffin
All Seats $7.50

OCT 19-20,1984
An Evening With
BRUCE COCKBURN
All Seats $8.50

OCT 21,1984
An Evening of New Eclectic Music With
MICHAEL URBANIAK RECITAL 
D.O.A: WORLD MUSIC ENSEMBLE
MARTY CUTLER and CHARGED PARTICLES
All Seats $7.50

OCT 25,1984
SHERYL LEE RALPH
CAROL SISKIND
All Seats $7.50

OCT 26-27,1984
An Evening With
THE FUGS
Featuring: 
ED SANDERS AND TULI KUPFERBERG
All Seats $8.50

OCT 28,1984
"Promise Them Anything"
50 Years of Political Campaign Commercials
Featuring rare and extraordinary footage from 
campaign spots for FDR, Eisenhower, Stevenson,
JFK ... plus celebrity endorsements from 
JOHN WAYNE, BURT LANCASTER, 
CHUCK CONNERS AND JANET LEIGH ...
plus the first known political film ever made
(The presidential election of 1908
Hosted by JOHN HALL
All Seats $6.00

OCT 29,1984
An Evening With 
WYNTON MARSALIS QUINTET
All Seats $8.00

OCT 31,1984
ROBINSON'S MYSTERIES
An Evening of Psychic Illusion
All Seats $8.00

NOV 1-2,1984
MAYNARD FERGUSON
ALLAN HAVEY
All Seats $8.50

NOV 3,1984
BUSKIN AND BATTEAU
BONNIE KOLOC
All Seats $8.00

NOV 4,1984
JOHN CALE
FOURTEEN KARAT SOUL
All Seats $8.00

NOV 9,1984
JOHN HARTFORD
PETER ROWAN
All Seats $7.50

NOV 10,1984
An Evening With
DAVID JOHANSEN
All Seats $10.00

NOV 11,1984
THE NIGHTHAWKS
With Special Guest
TORU OKI
THE STYLERS
All Seats $8.00

NOV 14,1984
DOC WATSON
TONY TRISCHKA and SKYLINE

NOV 16-17,1984
An Evening With 
MORT SAHL
All Seats $10.00

NOV 18-20,1984
"Accentuate The Positive"
A Musical Entertainment featuring
The Lyrics of Johnny Mercer
and the Music of Harold Arlen, Hoagy Carmichael,
Jerome Kern, Henry Mancini and others
Musical Director: John Simon
Directed by: Robert Nigro
Choreography: David Fredericks
Starring: Scott Bakula, Beth McVey, 
Milton Craig Nealy, Mary Testa and Lillias White
All Seats $8.00

NOV 21, 1984
An Evening With 
DAVID JOHANSEN
All Seats $10.00

NOV 23-24,1984
AL STEWART
RON DARIAN
All Seats $8.50

NOV 26, 1984
GLENN JONES
THE STYLERS
All Seats $8.00

NOV 28-29,1984
RICHIE HAVENS
DARLENE LOVE
All Seats $10.00

NOV 30-DEC 1,1984
TAJ MAHAL
BO DIDDLEY
All Seats $10.00
*The audience gets a bonus when,
besides doing his own set, 
TAJ sits in with BO on his set as well.
All Seats $10.00

DEC 2,1984
ROBERT HUNTER
LIPS-O-FACTO
All Seats $8.00

DEC 5-6,1984
THE STRAWBS
*DEC 5- RON DARIAN
DEC 6- ROB BARTLETT
All Seats $8.00

DEC 7-8,1984
An Evening With
SANDRA BERNHARD
Featuring:
BRIAN BLUGERMAN
All Seats $10.00
*All the performances were
taped for home video.

DEC 10,1984
BUDDY RICH and his BIG BAND
ALLAN HAVEY

DEC 11,1984
THE STRAWBS
Featuring: DAVE COUSINS,
JOHN FORD, RICHARD HUDSON,
TONY HOOPER and BLUE WEAVER
THE BOBS
All Seats $8.00

DEC 13,1984
LOCAL HEROS
Featuring:
LEAP OF FAITH
FRANK MAYA
AKU AKU
Hosted by Meg Griffin
All Seats $7.50

DEC 14-15,1984
NRBQ
DUKE ROBILLARD and THE PLEASURE KINGS
All Seats $8.00

DEC 16,1984
THE MICHAL URBANIAK CONSTELLATION
Featuring:
AIRTO, MARCUS MILLER, LENNY WHITE,
and BERNARD WHITE
BASS DESIRES 
Featuring:
MARC JOHNSON, PETER ERSKINE,
BILL FRISELL and JOHN SCOFIELD
All Seats $7.50

DEC 18 1984
An Evening With Coyote Recording Artists
Featuring: CHRIS STAMEY, THE TRYPES,
JON KLAGES
All Seats $7.50

DEC 21-22,1984
TOM PAXTON
THE CAROLING CAROLERS
Adults $8.50
Under 13 $6.50

DEC 25,1984
ANDY STATMAN KLEZMER ORCHESTRA
All Seats $7.50

DEC 26,1984
BOBBI HUMPHREY
JIMMY MCGRIFF
All Seats $8.00
* A great gift arrives post Christmas when 
STEVIE WONDER jams with BOBBI HUMPHREY

DEC 27, 1984
THE TURTLES
Featuring FLO AND EDDIE
FOURTEEN KARAT SOUL
All Seats:
Dec.28-30 $11.00
Dec. 31 $15.00