Friday, November 26, 2010

THE VEJTABLES FAMILY TREE


THE VEJTABLES #1 (1964 - JAN 1965)
1) Ned Hollis rhythm guitar, organ, backing vocals
2) Bob Bailey lead vocals, tambourine, harmonica, percussion
3) Jan Errico (aka Jan Ashton) drums, backing vocals
4) Rick Dey bass, backing vocals
5) Bob Cole lead guitar 


THE VEJTABLES #2 (JAN 1965 - 1965)
1) Ned Hollis
2) Bob Bailey
3) Jan Ashton
4) Bob Cole
5) Ron Drucker bass


THE VEJTABLES #3 (1965 - NOV 1965)
1) Ned Hollis
2) Jan Ashton
3) Bob Bailey
4) Reese Sheets lead guitar, backing vocals
5) 'Rank Frank' Smith bass


THE VEJTABLES #4 (NOV 1965 - MAY 1966)
1) Ned Hollis
2) Jan Ashton
3) Bob Bailey
4) 'Rank Frank' Smith
5) Jim Sawyers lead guitar


THE VEJTABLES #5 (MAY 1966)
1) Bob Bailey
2) 'Rank Frank' Smith
3) Jim Sawyers
4) Ned Hollis
5) James Robert 'Bob' Mosley rhythm guitar
6) Kristy drums


THE VEJTABLES #6 (MAY 1966)
1) Bob Bailey
2) 'Rank Frank' Smith
3) Jim Sawyers
4) Bob Mosley
5) Kristy


THE VEJTABLES #7 (MAY 1966 - JUN 1966)
1) Bob Bailey
2) 'Rank Frank' Smith
3) Bob Mosley
4) Kristy


THE VEJTABLES #8 (JUN 1966 - JAN 1967)
1) Bob Bailey
2) Rolland Oeller bass
3) Saul Lewis vocals, organ
4) Richard Fortunato vocals, guitar
5) Arthur Penthollow drums


THE BOOK OF CHANGES (JAN 1967 - 1967)
1) Bob Bailey
2) 'Rank Frank' Smith
3) Rolland Oeller
4) Saul Lewis
5) Richard Fortunato
6) Arthur Penthollow

Thursday, November 25, 2010

DAN HICKS & HIS HOT LICKS FAMILY TREE - SHOWS LIST

This story is the work of Bruno Ceriotti. Help in putting this together has been provided by Jaime Leopold, Naomi Ruth Eisenberg, Bob Scott, Maryann Price, Brian Voorheis, Mike Somavilla, Rob Branigin, Steve Hathaway, Rock Tour Database, The Concert Database, Greg Vick, Laurie Birdsall, Journeybear, Mike, and Dave C., to whom I'm most grateful.


DAN HICKS AND HIS HOT LICKS #1 (OCT 1967 - NOV 1967)
1) Daniel Ivan 'Dan' Hicks vocals, acoustic guitar, rhythm guitar, autoharp, banjo, harmonca, percussion
2) David LaFlamme violin
3) Jaime 'Himey' 'Skippy Sanchez' Leopold string bass


DAN HICKS AND HIS HOT LICKS #2 (JAN 1968 - MAR 1968)
1) Dan Hicks
2) David LaFlamme
3) Bill Douglas string bass
+
THE LICKETTES #1
1) Mitzi Douglas backing vocals (Bill's wife)
2) Patti Urban backing vocals


January 26-28, 1968: Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with Country Joe and The Fish, Charlatans
Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks #2 first gigs.


DAN HICKS AND HIS HOT LICKS #3 (MAR 1968 - SEPT 1968)
1) Dan Hicks
2) Bill Douglas
+
THE LICKETTES #1
1) Mitzi Douglas
2) Patti Urban


April 1, 1968: New Committee Theatre, 836 Montgomery Street, North Beach, San Francisco, CA with Cleveland Wrecking Company "April Fool's Day Dance"
Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks #3 first gig.

April 24, 1968: Carousel Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with Johnny Cash

May 8, 1968: Carousel Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with The Charlatans 

May 16, 1968: California Hall, 625 Polk Street at Turk, San Francisco, CA with Sopwith Camel, Rejoice, Gale Garnett and The Gentle Reign, Peter Bowen and many surprise guests "Beilenson Be-In"

May 24-25, 1968: Straight Theater, San Francisco, CA with Charlie Musselwhite, Savage Resurrection

June 12, 1968: Carousel Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with Steve Miller Band, The Charlatans, Lights by Brotherhood of Light "Fire Dance - Alton Kelly Benefit"

June 16, 1968: Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA with Santana, Big Brother and The Holding Company, Steve Miller Band, Sandy Bull "Matrix Benefit"
The band was billed only as 'Dan Hicks' on the poster.

June 28-30, 1968: Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA with Ten Years After, Canned Heat

July 19, 1968: Deno and Carlo's, 728 vallejo Street, North Beach, San Francisco, CA

July 26-28, 1968: Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with Quicksilver Messenger Service, Howlin' Wolf


DAN HICKS AND HIS HOT LICKS #4 (SEPT 1968 - DEC 2?, 1968)
1) Dan Hicks
2) Jaime Leopold
3) Jon Weber lead guitar
+
THE LICKETTES #2
1) Sherry Snow backing vocals
2) Christina Viola 'Tina' Gancher backing vocals, piano, celeste



December 8, 1968: Fairfax Park Pavilion, Fairfax, CA with Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Erik Frandsen, Mike and Debby, John Stewart and Buffy Ford, Michael Hunt, Gil Turner "2nd Phoenix Benefit for the Lion's Share to rise out of the ashes and into a new location" (from 2:00pm to 12 midnight)


DAN HICKS AND HIS HOT LICKS #5 (DEC 2?, 1968 - 1969)
1) Dan Hicks
2) Jaime Leopold
3) Jon Weber 
4) 'Symphony Sid' Page lead violin, mandolin
+
THE LICKETTES #2
1) Sherry Snow 
2) Tina Gancher



unknown date, 1969: Ice House, Pasadena, CA


DAN HICKS AND HIS HOT LICKS #6 (1969 - DEC 8, 1969)
1) Dan Hicks
2) Jon Weber
3) Jaime Leopold
4) Sid Page
+
THE LICKETTES #3
1) Sherry Snow or Tina Gancher?
2) Nicolee Dukes backing vocals


April 1-4, 1969: Ash Grove, Los Angeles, CA with Doc Watson

April 10-13, 1969: Doug Weston's Troubadour Club, 9081 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA with Delaney & Bonnie & Friends
The band was billed as 'Dan Hicks & His Authority' in a local newspaper ad. 

May 16-17, 1969: Freight and Salvage, Berkeley, CA

May 27-28, 1969: Mandrake's, 1048 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA "Mandrake's Blues Festival"

June 29, 1969: Frost Ampitheater, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA with Country Joe McDonald, The Lamb and many others "Festival of Green Grass"

July 4-5, 1969: New Orlenas House, Berkeley, CA with Flamin' Groovies (Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks and Flamin' Groovies cancelled and were replaced by Sweet Linda Devine on 4, and John Mahr Blues Band on 5)

July 4-5, 1969: The Barn, Rio Nido, CA with Frumious Bandersnatch

July 30-31, 1969: New Orleans House, Berkeley, CA

August 20-23, 1969: Ledbetters, 1621 Westwood Boulevard, West Los Angeles, CA with Tim Williams

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

September 13, 1969: Starlight Bowl, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA with Love, Aum, Lights by Electric Sams Lights, Sound by Bill Blue

September 19-20, 1969: Inn of the Beginning, 8201 Old Redwood Highway, Cotati, CA with Chris Kearney

October 23, 1969: Pauley Ballroom, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA with Country Joe and The Fish, Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen, Youngbloods, Vern and Ray, Jaet Smith, Jeffrey Cain "Berkeley Folk Festival"

November 21, 1969: The Moonrose Forest (formerly George's Long Cabin), 2629 Bayshore Boulevard, San Francisco, CA with The Deviants, Life, 20 Dollar Friendship "Grand Opening"

November 29-30, 1969: Family Dog on the Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with Vern & Ray, Dr. Humbead's New Tranquility String Band (29-30), Floating Bridge (29), Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen (30)

December 5, 1969: The Bear's Lair, Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Union building, Lower Sproul Plaza, UC Berkeley campus, Berkeley, CA
Violinists Richard Greene and David LaFlamme played with the band tonight as guests.  


DAN HICKS AND HIS HOT LICKS #7 (DEC 9, 1969 - SEPT 1970)
1) Dan Hicks
2) Jaime Leopold
3) Sid Page
4) Jon Weber
+
THE LICKETTES #4
1) Nicolee Dukes
2) Maryann Price backing vocals, percussion


December ??, 1969: The Matrix, 3138 Fillmore Street, Marina District, San Francisco, CA
Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks #6 first gig.

January 16-17, 1970: Inn of the Beginning, 8201 Old Redwood Highway, Cotati, CA

February 13-14, 1970: Brown's Hall, 390 Miller Avenue, Mill Valley, CA with Muskidine Blues Band

February 23, 1970: Winterland, San Francisco, CA with Santana, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Jefferson Airplane, It's A Beautiful Day, Lights by Glenn McKays Headlights "Grateful Dead Benefit"

March 13-14, 1970: Inn of the Beginning, 8201 Old Redwood Highway, Cotati, CA with Dave and Cici

April 12, 1970: Frost Amphitheatre, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA with Cold Blood, Elvin Bishop, Aum, Lamb, John Buckley "The First Annual Green Grass and Blue Sky Frolic and Concert"

May 16, 1970: Auditorium, A.P. Giannini Middle School, San Francisco, CA with Vince Guaraldi, Terry Dolan

June 25-28, 1970: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA with Sha Na Na, Pacific Gas & Electric, Lights by Abercrombie


DAN HICKS AND HIS HOT LICKS #8 (SEPT 1970 - ca. APR 1971)
1) Dan Hicks
2) Jaime Leopold
3) Sid Page
+
THE LICKETTES #5
1) Maryann Price
2) Naomi Ruth 'Miami' Eisenberg backing vocals, second violin, percussion


September ?, 1970: Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA
Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks #7 first gig was a private party for the daughter of their new record company's president.  

September 20, 1970: New Orleans House, 1505 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA with Styx River Ferry

October 24-25, 1970: Pepperland, 737 E. Francisco Boulevard, San Rafael, CA with Steve Miller Band, Jerry Hahn Brotherhood

November 26, 1970: Family Dog at the Great Highway, 660 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with Vince Guaraldi "350th Mayflower Reunion Festival"

December 7, 1970: Poor Richards (formerly Family Dog at the Great Highway), 660 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with Joy Of Cooking, Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen, Jeffrey Cain, Joe Ricco and Full Sack Jack, Snow, Travus T. Hipp (MC), Sound by Alembic, Lights by Gary Fisher's Lightest Show On Earth "A Benefit For Establishment Of A Free Mobile Clinic"

December 21, 1970: Pacific High Recorders, San Francisco, CA with Country Joe McDonald, Cat Mother, Jamilla Salin-Tour and The Ball-Anat Dancers "Second Annual Christmas Celebrations"

December 28, 1970 - January 2, 1971: Gastown Saloon Coffee Parlour, 137 Water Street, Gastown, Vancouver, BC, Canada 

February 11, 1971: Ackerman Union A-Level Patio, UCLA campus, Los Angeles, CA "free noon concert"

February 11-14, 1971: Doug Weston's Troubadour Club, West Hollywood, CA with Emmit Rhodes
The February 11 show was recorded and later released that same year as their 2nd album: 'Where's The Money?'.

February 19-20, 1971: Inn of the Beginning, 8201 Old Redwood Highway, Cotati, CA

February 26-27, 1971: Pepperland, 737 East Francisco Boulevard, San Rafael, CA with Spencer Davis Group with Peter Jameson, Country Weather, Brotherhood of Light

March 7, 1971: New Orleans House, 1505 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA with Chris Williamson, John Mewborn

March 19-21, 1971: Messiah's One World, Telegraph and Haste, Berkeley, CA with Cleveland Wrecking Company, Ali Akbar Khan School of Music, Krishna Society, Ishrani Indian Dancers, Integral Yoga, Mendelbaum, Gavin Arthur "Grand Opening"


DAN HICKS AND HIS HOT LICKS #9 (ca. APR 1971 - DEC 2?, 1972)
1) Dan Hicks
2) Jaime Leopold
3) Sid Page
4) John L. Girton (aka Johnny Guitar) lead guitar, dobro, flute 
+
THE LICKETTES #5
1) Maryann Price
2) Naomi Ruth Eienberg


April 2, 1971: Gymnasium, Contra Costa College, 2600 Mission Bell Drive, San Pablo, CA with Southbay Experimental Mash, Hades "Benefit, concert & dance for Coperative Babysitting Service"

April 9-10, 1971: Family Dog at the Great Highway, 660 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with Big Brother and The Holding Company, Gold
The band was billed only as 'Dan Hicks' on the poster.

April 19, 1971: Friends & Relations (formerly Family Dog at the Great Highway), 660 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with Big Brother and The Holding Company, Gold, Lights by Windows & Clouds "Benefit Reality House"

May 1, 1971: University of California (aka UC San Diego, aka UCSD), La Jolla, San Diego, CA with Jesse Ed Davis

May 28-29, 1971: Inn of the Beginning, 8201 Old Redwood Highway, Cotati, CA with Uncle Vinty

June 29 - July 4, 1971: The Boarding House, 960 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA
One of the shows was recorded and later released posthumously on their album: 'At The Boarding House' (1990).

July 23-25, 1971: Doug Weston's Troubadour Club, Los Angeles, CA with Joe Mama

July 28-30 and August 1, 1971: In The Alley, Escondido, San Diego County, CA with The Dillards

August 30, 1971: Milwaukee Auditorium, Milwaukee, WI with Elton John

September 2-6, 1971: The Main Point, 874 Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr, near Philadelphia, PA with Mike Nesmith

September 22-23, 1971: Inn of the Beginning, 8201 Old Redwood Highway, Cotati, CA with Dennis and Lola Kalfas

October 8, 1971: Memorial Auditorium, Stanford University campus, Stanford, CA with Country Joe McDonald

December 2, 1971: Berkeley Community Theatre, Berkeley, CA with The Doors, Albert King

December ??, 1971: Pacific High Recorders, San Francisco, CA with The Charlatans, Sopwith Camel, plus extra added attractions "Third Annual Christmas Celebrations"

February 26, 1972: College of Marin, Kentfield, CA with Curly-Mack

March 14-19, 1972: Old Town Theatre, Los Gatos, CA with Sid Clifford

March 28 - April 2, 1972: The Boarding House, 960 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA

April ??, 1972: Doug Weston's Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA

April 30, 1972: Winterland, San Francisco, CA with Hot Tuna, Copperhead, Stoneground, Wavy Gravy "Legalize Pot Benefit (aka CMI Benefit)"
The show was recorded and now released on-line on the "Wolfgang's Vault" website.

May 12, 1972: Winterland, San Francisco, CA with Cold Blood (cancelled)

July 1, 1972: Berkeley Community Theatre, Berkeley, CA with Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen, Asleep At The Wheel

July 3, 1972: 'The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson', NBC-TV Show, Los Angeles, CA with The Committee, Dave Megessey, Kenny Rankin, Debbie Reynolds (broadcast date)

July 8-9, 1972: Resurrection Cabaret, 10 South Van Ness Avenue at 1545 Market Street, San Francisco, CA with Stoneground, Luis Gasca, Sylvester and The Hot Band, Swanson Sound Service

July 28, 1972: unknown venue, Fresno, CA with Cheech & Chong

August 4-6, 1972: The Boarding House, 960 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA

August 25-26, 1972: Tampa Jai Alai Fronton, Tampa, FL with Cheech & Chong, Whole Oats

September 18-19, 1972: Armadillo World Headquarters, Austin, TX with Balcones Fault

September 21, 1972: Cowtown Ballroom, Kansas City, MO

September 28, 1972: 'The Flip Wilson Show', NBC-TV Show, Los Angeles, CA with Melba Moore, Don Knotts (broadcast date)
The band perform: 'Milk Shakin' Mama'.

November 5, 1972: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA with Flo & Eddie, Batdorf & Rodney

November 8, 1972: Longshoremen's Hall, 400 North Point, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA with Jerry Garcia, Merl Saunders, Tom Fogerty, The Fletcher Bros., The Natural Act "A Benefit"

November 18, 1972; 'Rollin', CFTO-TV Channel 9 (CTV Network), Scarborough, Toronto, BC, Canada with April Wine (broadcast date....rebroadcasted on January 8, 1973)

November 20-25, 1972: El Mocambo Club, Toronto, BC, Canada

November 26, 1972: Sacramento Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, CA with John Mayall, Delbert & Glenn

December 1972: Palace Theater, New York City, NY with Marty Mull


DAN HICKS AND HIS HOT LICKS #10 (DEC 2?, 1972 - MAY ?, 1973)
1) Dan Hicks
2) Jaime Leopold
3) Johnny Guitar
4) Sid Page
5) Bob Scott drums
+
THE LICKETTES #5
1) Maryann Price
2) Naomi Ruth Eisenberg


December 28-31, 1972: The Boarding House, 960 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA with Gerard Saxon
Bob Scott's first gigs with the band. The December 28 show was being broadcast over KPFA, a FM radio station located in Berkeley. 

1973: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

1973: unknown venue, Spokane, WA

1973: Catamaran Hotel, Pacific Beach, San Diego, CA

February 1973: Agora Theater, High Street, Columbus, OH

February 2, 1973: The Rivoli Theater, Indianapolis, IN with Limousine, Flash Gordon Episode *2 (tv show)

February 6, 1973: Eaton Chapel, Beloit College, Beloit, WI

February 14, 1973: The New Gym, Virginia Commonwealth, University, Richmond, VA with Bruce Springsteen

February 17, 1973: Masonic Temple Auditorium, Detroit, MI with Bob Seger

February 18, 1973: Irvine Auditorium, University of Pennsylvania campus, 3401 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA

February 20, 1973: Max's Kansas City, New York City, NY

April 6, 1973: Lewis & Clark University, Portland, OR

April 7, 1973: Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

April 13-14, 1973: Winterland, San Francisco, CA with The Kinks, Mason Proffit

April 19, 1973: Doug Weston's Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA with Steve Martin

April 22, 1973: 'One of a Kind', KCET-TV Channel 28, Los Angeles, CA (broadcast date....rebroadcasted on January 6, 1974)

May 1, 1973: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, CA with Albert King, Dr. John, Miles Davis, Slade, Johnny Nash, T. Rex, John Kay, Grass Roots, Beck, Bogart & Appice
The event was filmed for broadcast on ABC-TV's series "In Concert". The Hot Licks performance was broadcasted on May 25 at 11:30pm (episode #11) and then again on November 23 from 11:30pm to 1:00am (special first anniversary episode). 

May 1-5, 1973: The Boarding House, 960 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA with Jim Rinehart (juggler)



DAN HICKS AND HIS HOT LICKS #11 (MAY ?, 1973 - ca. JUL 1973)
1) Dan Hicks
2) Jaime Leopold
3) Johnny Guitar
4) Bob Scott 
+
THE LICKETTES #5
1) Maryann Price
2) Naomi Ruth Eisenberg


May 31-June 4, 1973: Tulagi, Boulder, CO

June 7, 1973: Memorial Auditorium, Stanford University campus, Stanford, CA with Pure Food featuring Harvey Mandel (cancelled)

June 11, 1973: Sacramento Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, CA with Tower of Power

ca. July 1973: University of California (UC Davis), Davis, CA
The band last gig.


DAN HICKS AND HIS HOT LICKS #12 (SEPT 26, 1977)
1) Dan Hicks
2) ???????? + others unknown 


September 26, 1977: Old Mill Tavern, Mill Valley, CA


DAN HICKS AND HIS HOT LICKS #13 (SEPT - OCT 2001)
1) Dan Hicks
2) ???????? + others unknown


September 13, 2001: Magic Bag, Ferndale, MI

October 3, 2001: Higher Ground, Burlington, VT with Heather Eatman

October 12, 2001: Magic Bad, Ferndale, MI


DAN HICKS AND HIS HOT LICKS #14 (SEPT 2, 2007)
1) Dan Hicks
2) ???????? + others unknown


September 2, 2007: Speedway Meadows, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA with Moby Grape, The Charlatans, Taj Mahal, New Riders Of The Purple Sage, Canned Heat, Country Joe McDonald and others "40th Anniversary: Summer of Love"



DAN HICKS AND HIS HOT LICKS #15 (APR 6, 2012)
1) Dan Hicks
2) Sid Page
3) Jaime Leopold
4) Jon Weber
+
THE LICKETTES #5
1) Maryann Price
2) Naomi Ruth Eisenberg


April 6, 2012: Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, CA with Rickie Lee Jones, Tuck & Patti, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Harry Shearer, Maria Muldaur, John Hammond, Van Dyke Parks, Roy Rogers, Jim Kweskin, Ray Benson, Bruce Forman, The Hometown Homeboys, The K&K Dancers, The Hicksville Express Stage Band, The Millenium Hot Licks "Dan Hicks' 70th Birthday Bash"

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

THE CHARLATANS FAMILY TREE - SHOWS LIST

This story is the work of Bruno Ceriotti. Help in putting this together has been provided by Michael Wilhelm, Brian Voorheis, Colin Hill, Michael Parrish, Gray Newell, Corky Meyers, and Phil Danner, to whom I'm most grateful. A gold star for the help goes to Mary Works, director of the Red Dog Saloon's documentary, that you can buy online here: RedDogSaloonFilm 


THE MAINLINERS #1 (SUMMER 1964 - AUTUMN 1964)
1) George L. L. Hunter vocals, tamburine, autoharp, percussion
2) Richard 'Richie' 'Rich' Olsen (aka Baby Face) vocals, bass, clarinet, woodwinds, percussion 
3) Byron Michael 'Mike' 'Fergy' Ferguson vocals, piano, drums
4) Michael Ray 'Mike' Wilhelm (aka Slim Pickens) vocals, lead guitar, percussion
5) Sam Linde drums


THE MAINLINERS #2 (AUTUMN 1964 (only for a couple of rehearsals))
1) George Hunter
2) Richie Olsen
3) Mike Ferguson
4) Mike Wilhelm
5) Ben Van Meter drums


THE CHARLATANS #1 (AUTUMN 1964 - NOV 1967)
1) George Hunter
2) Richie Olsen
3) Mike Ferguon
4) Mike Wilhelm
5) Daniel Ivan 'Dan' Hicks vocals, drums, rhythm guitar
+
6) Lynne Hughes lead vocals, guitar (occasional member from June 1965 to 1966)


June 21 - August 29, 1965: Red Dog Saloon, 76 North C Street, Virginia City, NV
The 'Amazing' Charlatans' first gigs. They played here as house band six days a week from Wednesday to Monday (Tuesday the saloon was closed), four sets a nights, from 9:00 to 2:00 on weeknighits, and from 9:00 to 3:00 on weekends, for 600 dollars per weekly period, no taxes withheld. George Hunter and Michael Ferguson designed the posters (two different versions exists). Lynne Hughes, the barmaid and book keeper of the saloon, sang with them at the Red Dog and occasionally thereafter for a year or so (and again four years later for their last gigs). 

August 30, 1965: The Committee Theater, 622 Broadway, North Beach, San Francisco, CA with Larry Hankin
The 'Amazing' Charlatans's first gig in San Francisco.

October 5-10, 1965: The Matrix, 3138 Fillmore Street, Marina District, San Francisco, CA with George Cordova
George Hunter designed (unsigned) the poster.

October 16, 1965: Longshoremen's Hall, 400 North Point, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA with Great Society, The Marbles, DJ Russ 'The Moose' Syracuse, Notes From The Underground, Jefferson Airplane "A Tribute To Dr. Strange"
Lynne Hughes sang with them tonight.

October ??-??, 1965: The Matrix, 3138 Fillmore Street, Marina District, San Francisco, CA with Jefferson Airplane

October 24, 1965: Longshoremen's Hall, 400 North Point, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA with DJ Russ 'The Moose' Syracuse, Lovin Spoonful, Larry Hankin "A Tribute To Sparkle Plenty"

November 6, 1965: Longshoremen's Hall, 400 North Point, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA with The Mothers, MC Don Sturdy "A Tribute To Ming The Merciless"

November 10, 1965: Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA (unconfirmed)

December 18, 1965: unknown rent hall, 2787 Folsom Street at 24th Street, Mission District, San Francisco, CA with J.C. Burris
The Charlatans played (unpaid) during the wedding party of Chet Helms and his wife Lori Hayman.

December 31, 1965 and January 1, 1966: The Matrix, 3138 Fillmore Street, Marina District, San Francisco, CA

January 8, 1966: California Hall, San Francisco, CA with Jefferson Airplane "Rock & Roll"
George Hunter designed the poster.

February 4, 1966: California Hall, San Francisco, CA with Electric Train "Rock n' Roll Ball"
The band was billed as 'The Amazing Charlatans'. George Hunter and Mike Ferguson designed the poster.

February 11, 1966: Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA with Great Society, Mistery Trend, The Skins, Family Tree

February 12, 1966: The Firehouse, 3767 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, CA with Sopwith Camel "Lincoln's Birthday Party"
The band was billed as 'The Amazing Charlatans'.

February 18, 1966: Fillmore Auditorium, 1805 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco, CA with Quicksilver Messenger Service, Sopwith Camel
The band was billed as 'The Amazing Charltans'.

March 5, 1966: The Firehouse, 3767 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, CA with Jesse Fuller One Man Band, The Wildflower "Dance"
The band was billed as 'The Amazing Charlatans'.

March 12, 1966: The Firehouse, 3767 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, CA with Sopwith Camel, Duncans Blue Boy and His Cosmic Yo-Yo, The Alligator Clip, Movies "Dance"

April 4-5, 1966: Cow Palace, 2600 Geneva Avenue, Daily City, CA with The Sopwith Camel (4 and/or 5), Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs (4-5), The Turtles (4-5), Bob Kuban & The In Men (4-5), Capt. Zoom (4-5), Bold Rebels (4), Anti (4), Big Red and the Rebels (4), Boys (4), Bricklayer Arms (4), Friendly Stranger (4), Profound Sound (4), Joyce Dunn and the Bradstreets (4), Shades Blue Ltd. (4), Rollix (4), Strangers (4), Shillings (4), Village of Blues (4), Virtues (4), Malibus (4), The Trolls (5), Avengers (5), Hedds (5), Baytovens (5), Benedict Arnold & The Traitors (5), Bittersweet (5), Chessmen (5), Inn Crowd (5), Mystery Trend (5), Just VI (5), Rogues (5), New Workmen (5), Butch Engle and the Styx (5), The Toads (5), The Zoo (5), The Vandals (5), Wayward Sound (5) "Band Bash - A fund-raising bash for the benefit of the San Francisco Symphony" 

April 8-9, 1966: Fillmore Auditorium, 1805 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco, CA with Love, Sons Of Adam

April 12-17, 1966: The Matrix, 3138 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, CA with Sopwith Camel (14-16)

April 23, 1966: Muir Beach Resort, Muir Beach, Maurin County, CA with Quicksilver Messenger Service (afternoon show)

May 7, 1966: Harmon Gym, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA with The Billy Moses Blues Band, The Great Society, Grateful Dead, DJ Russ 'The Moose' Syracuse "Peace Rock 3"

May 7, 1966: Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with The Daily Flash, The Rising Sons, The Jaywalkers (the latter was not billed on the poster but they filled in for The Charlatans, although it's not clear if The Charlatans didn't show up at all or at least only for the first set, and then they showed up and play the second and last set of the night after they rushed over from Berkeley to Avalon)

May 13-15, 1966: unknown rent hall, 2787 Folsom Street at 24th Street, Mission District, San Francisco, CA with Wildflower, Electric Train, Don Garrett, The Final Solution "Band Benefit"

May 13-14, 1966: Fillmore Auditorium, 1805 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco, CA with Jaywalkers, New Generation

May 21, 1966: Muir Beach Resort, Muir Beach, Marin County, CA with Big Brother and The Holding Company, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Wildflower, Carpetbaggers, Billy Moses and The Blues Band, Erector Set "Beach Party"

May 21, 1966: Greek Theatre, Lower Sproul Plaza, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA with Lovin' Spoonful, Syndicate of Sound

May 25, 1966: unknown venue, unknown city, CA with Grateful Dead

May 27, 1966: Geary Temple, 1859 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco, CA with Robbie Basho, Solomon, Spiker, PH Phactor Jug Band, Malachi, Chris Coleman, Perry Lederman, Films by Elias Romero and Ben Van Meter, Open Theater Performers, SF Mime Troupe, Merry Pranksters "Mira Dasein Presents A Scheer/VDC Benefit - drama/light/sound happening"
The band was billed as 'The Amazing Charlatans'.

May 28(-29), 1966: house party, 2787 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA with Wildflower "The Haunted Palace Presents A Party In Memory Of The Sprits Of The Dead" (midnight to 5AM show)

May 29, 1966: California Hall, San Francisco, CA with Grateful Dead, Lights by Ted Ball "LEMAR Benefit Ball - Aid the end of marijuana prohibition"

July 2, 1966: Fillmore Auditorium, 1805 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco, CA with Great Society, Sopwith Camel

July 23, 1966: Muir Beach Resort, Muir Beach, Mill Valley, CA with Sopwith Camel, Wildflower and others "Beach Party"

July 28, 1966: California Hall, San Francisco, CA with Big Brother and The Holding Company, Great Society "Bilbo's Birthday Party"
The show was originally planned for day 22.

August 26-27, 1966: Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band

September 3, 1966: Vichy Springs, Napa County, CA with The Glass Menagerie "Dance & Magic Lantern Show" (outdoor gig)

September 10, 1966: Skate Arena, Hayward, CA with Country Joe and The Fish

December 26, 1966: The Ark, Gate 6, Sausalito, CA with Big Brother and The Holding Company, Final Solution, Lynne Hughes, Congress of Wonders

January 13-14, 1967: Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with Sparrow, Moby Grape

February 14, 1967: California Hall, San Francisco, CA with Mother Earth, Liberty Street, Lights by Clear Light Drive "Valentine Dance"

February 24-25, 1967: Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with Moby Grape, Iron Butterfly (only 24)

March 4, 1967: Sokol Hall, 739 Page Street, Haight-Ashbury, San Francisco, CA with The Electric Chamber Orkustra, Lynne Hughes

March 17-18, 1967: The Matrix, 3138 Fillmore Street, Marina District, San Francisco, CA

March 24-25, 1967: Winterland, San Francisco, CA with Chambers Brothers, Moby Grape

March 26, 1967: Fillmore Auditorium 1805 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco, CA with Chambers Brothers, Moby Grape

March 31-April 1, 1967: Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with Big Brother and The Holding Company, Blue Cheer

March - April 1967 (date is approximate): Varni's Roaring 20s, 807 Montgomery Street, North Beach, San Francisco, CA
The band played in this topless bar as house band for six weeks.

April 7-8, 1967: Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with Canned Heat
George Hunter co-designed (with Rick Griffin) the poster.

April 8, 1967: Mt. Tamalpais Outdoor Theater, Mt. Tamalpais, CA with Big Brother and The Holding Company, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Sparrow

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

May 12, 1967: American Legion Hall, South Lake Tahoe, CA with Melvin Q Watchpocket, Tripsy Cord Music Box 

May 13, 1967: The Irwin Street Warehouse, 502 Irwin Street, San Rafael, CA with The Old Grey Zipper "Medicine Show"
The band was billed as 'The Amazing Charlatans - The Limit Of The Marvelous' on the poster.

May 19, 1967: Fairfax Park Pavilion, Marin County, CA with Universal Joint

May 26-28, 1967: Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with Blue Cheer, New Salvation Army Banned

May 30, 1967: Winterland, San Francisco, CA with Grateful Dead, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Big Brother and The Holding Company, Head Lights (Light Show) "HALO - Benefit for Haight Ashbury Legal Organization"
The band were scheduled to appear as opening act that night. They played two sets and between sets Michael Ferguson was eating a snack and spilled red taco sauce on his white pants. Since he lived one block away he went home to change and arrived back about five minutes late. After the show an angry Bill Graham fired them for that reason (but he hired them back later, by the way).

June 10-11, 1967: Hunter's Point District, San Francisco, CA with Loading Zone, Steve Miller Blues Band, The Orkustra, Phoenix, Ulysses Crockett and The Afro Blue Persuasion, Anonymous Artists of America, Sonny Lewis Quintet, The Haight Street Jazz Band, SF Mime Troupe, The Committee, Raquels, Earth "Muhammad Ali Festival"

June 21, 1967: Panhandle, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA "free concert off the back of a flatbed truck"

June 22-25, 1967: Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with 13th Floor Elevators (canceled), Emerald Tablet (only 25)

June 28, 1967: Western Front, San Francisco, CA with Big Brother and The Holding Company, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Tom and Lee (not shown on the concert poster), Lights by Light-Sound-Dimension

June 29-July 2, 1967: Western Front, San Francisco, CA with Siegal Schwall Blues Band, Congress of Wonders, Lights by Ligh-Sound-Dimension

July 1-2, 1967: Mt. Tamalpais Outdoor Theater, Mt. Tamalpais, Marin County, CA with Blue Cheer (1), Sandy Bull (1-2), Congress of Wonders (1-2), Wildflower (1-2), Ace of Cups (1-2), Quicksilver Messenger Service (1-2), Freedom Highway (1-2), Melvin Q Watchpocket (1-2), Lamp Of Childhood (1-2), Eric Burdon and The Animals (1 or 2), Big Brother and The Holding Company (2), Country Joe and The Fish (2), Miller Blues Band (2) "Festival of the Growing Things - Barefoot Dancing on the Grass" (afternoon show)

July 13-16, 1967: Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with Youngbloods (13-15), Other Half (13-16), Wildflower (16), Emerald Tablet (uncertain)

July 22, 1967: Straight Theater, 1702 Haight Street at Cole, San Francisco, CA with Country Joe and The Fish, Blue Cheer, Freedom Highway, The Dossier (Live Theater - Straight Theater Company), Lights by Reginald "Straight Theater Opening Weekend"

July 28-30, 1967: California Hall, San Francisco, CA with Big Brother and The Holding Company, Tom and Lee

July 29, 1967: Muir Beach Tavern, Shoreline Road, Muir Beach, Marin County, CA with Sons Of Champlin, Morning Glory, Freedom Highway, Transatlantic Railroad, Pullice

July 31, 1967: Fillmore Auditorium, 1805 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco, CA with Big Brother and The Holding Company, Blue Cheer, Anonymous Artists of America "Free Clinic Benefit"
Bill Cosby, the legendary black comedian that lived in a houseboat in nearby Sausalito at that time, asked the band to sit in on drums. Apparently he fancied himself a pretty good drummer but to play rock drums is a physically demanding thing compared to jazz which was the only music he had played before so he didn't do very well. That was the only time he played with them but he later worked up a comedy bit based on his humiliating experience sitting in with them (!!).

August 3, 1967: California Hall, San Francisco, CA with Soul Syndicate, Heavenly Blues Band, Vips, Triple A, Amplified Ohm

September 15-17, 1967: Family Dog, 1601 West Evans Street, Denver, CO with Quicksilver Messenger Service, Superband
George Hunter and Michael Ferguson designed the poster.

September 21, 1967: Straight Theater, San Francisco, CA with Magick Powerhouse of Oz, Kenneth Anger, Congress of Wonders, SF Mime Troupe, The Duncan Company, The Haight Street Dancers, Lights by North American Ibis Alchemical Co. "The Equinox of the Gods"
The band was billed as 'The Amazing Charlatans' on the poster.

September 22-24, 1967: Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with Buddy Guy, Robert Fried

October 11-12, 1967: Fillmore Auditorium, 1805 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco, CA with Jefferson Airplane, Blue Cheer

October 13-14, 1967: Winterland, San Francisco, CA with Jefferson Airplane, Blue Cheer, Lights by Headlights

October 20-21, 1967: Straight Theater, San Francisco, CA with Congress of Wonders, Ann Halprin, Original Soft Pretzel

October 27-28, 1967: Western Front, San Francisco, CA with Frumious Bandersnatch, Anonymous Artists of America (AAA)

October 29-30, 1967: The Matrix, 3138 Fillmore Street, Marina District, San Francisco, CA with Frumious Bandersnatch, Recurring Love Habit (only 29)
Supposedly Michael Ferguson's last gigs with the band.



THE CHARLATANS #2 (NOV 1967 - APR ??, 1968)
1) Richie Olsen
2) George Hunter
3) Mike Wilhelm
4) Dan Hicks
5) Terry Wilson drums, percussion
6) Patrick Gogerty vocals, piano


December 15-17, 1967: Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with Congress of Wonders, Quicksilver Messenger Service
Supposedly Terry Wilson and Patrick Gogerty's first gigs with the band. 

December 31, 1967: Straight Theater, San Francisco, CA with Salvation, Clover and others "Stoned New Year"

January 23-25, 1968: Straight Theater, San Francisco, CA with Red Desert (Michelangelo Antonioni's film)

January 26-28, 1968: Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with Country Joe and The Fish, Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks

February 22, 1968: Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with Quicksilver Messenger Service, Congress of Wonders, Mother Earth, Curley Cook, Lee Michaels, Headlights

February 23-24, 1968: The Poppypock, 135 University, Palo Alto, CA

March 8-9, 1968: Crystal Ballroom, 1332 West Burnside at N.W. 14th Avenue, Portland, OR with Alexander Timeless Bloozeband

March 15-16, 1968: Marigold Ballroom, Fresno, CA with Valley Fever

March 27-30, 1968: New Orleans House, Berkeley, CA

April 4-6, 1968: Straight Theater, San Francisco, CA with Curley Cooke's Hurdy Hurdy Band, Marble Farm, Lights by Brotherhood of Light
The band was billed as 'The Amazing Charlatans'.

April 7, 1968: Straight Theater, San Francisco, CA with Flamin' Groovies

April ?, 1968: unknown venue, Seattle, WA

April 11-13, 1968: Retinal Circus, 1024 Davie at Burrard, Vancouver, BC, Canada with My Indole Ring (11), Pacific Nation (12), Mock Duck (13), Lights by Addled Cromish (11-13)

April 14, 1968: unknown park, Vancouver, BC, Canada "Be-In"
Supposedly Dan Hicks, George Hunter and Patrick Gogerty's last gig with the band.


THE CHARLATANS #3 (APR ??, 1968 - JUN 15, 1969)
1) Richie Olsen
2) Mike Wilhelm
3) Terry Wilson
4) Darrell DeVore vocals, keyboards, bass, percussion
+
5) Lynne Hughes (sang with them only on June 13-15, 1969)


April 26-28, 1968: Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with Quicksilver Messenger Service, It's A Beautiful Day, Lights by Electra
Supposedly Darrell DeVore's debut gigs with the band. 

May 3-5, 1968: Carousel Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with Dr. John The Night Tripper, Thelonious Monk, Lights by North American Ibis Alchemical Co.

May 8, 1968: Carousel Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks

May 12-13, 1968: Straight Theater, San Francisco, CA with Flamin' Groovies, Room Beyond The Closet (Live Theater - Straight Theater Company), Poetry (only 13)
The bans was billed as 'The Amazing Charlatans'.

May 29-30, 1968: New Orleans House, Berkeley, CA with Rick Taylor (30 only)

June 12, 1968: Carousel Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks, Steve Miller Band, Lights by Brotherhood of Light "Fire Dance - Alton Kelly Benefit"

June 14-15, 1968: Straight Theater, San Francisco, CA with Cleveland Wrecking Company, Uncut Ballroom, Lights by Straight Lightning
The band was billed as 'The New Charlatans'.

June 26-29, 1968: New Orleans House, Berkeley, CA with Sea Train (26-27), The Crabs (28-29)

July 18-19, 1968: Sanctuary, Highway 50, South Lake Tahoe, NV with Country Weather, Maggie's Farm, New Bop City Lights 
The band was billed as 'New Charlatans' on the poster printed for these shows. 

August 6-8, 1968: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA with Chambers Brothers, Queen Lily Soap, Lights by Holy See

October 4-5, 1968: New Orleans House, Berkeley, CA

May 23-24, 1969: New Orleans House, Berkeley, CA with South Bay Experimental Flash

May 29-31 and June 1, 1969: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA with The Steve Miller Band, Chicago Transit Authority, Lights by Little Princess

June 13-15, 1969: Family Dog on the Great Highway, 660 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA with Jefferson Airplane (13-14), Pulse (13-15), Devil's Kitchen (13-15), Jim Reinhart (juggler) (13-15), Cleanliness and Godliness Skiffle Band (played only on day 13 at the party on the outdoor patio during the show)
The Charlatans's last gigs (Lynne Hughes singing with them as guest).

 

THE CHARLATANS #4 (aka #1) (DEC ??, 1971)
1) George Hunter
2) Dan Hicks
3) Mike Wilhelm
4) Richie Olsen
5) Mike Ferguson


December ??, 1971: Pacific High Recorders, San Francisco, CA with Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks, Sopwith Camel, plus extra added attractions "Third Annual Christmas Celebrations"


THE CHARLATANS #5 (JUN 21-24, 1991)
1) George Hunter
2) Mike Wilhelm
3) Richie Olsen
4) Dan Hicks


June 21-24, 1991: Red Dog Saloon, 76 North C Street, Virginia City, NV "The 25 Year Reunion"


THE CHARLATANS #6 (AUG 29, 1997 - AUG 31, 1997)
1) George Hunter
2) Mike Wilhelm
3) Richie Olsen
4) Dan Hicks
5) Austin DeLone vocals, piano, accordion
6) Lance Dickerson drums


August 29-30, 1997: Sweetwater Music Hall, 19 Corte Madera Avenue, Mill Valley, CA

August 31, 1997: northern Sausalito waterfront with the stage next to the Pier, Sausalito, CA with Jeffrey Halfold and The Healeers, Zero, N.R.B.Q. "The 45th Annual Sausalito Art Festival"

 

THE CHARLATANS #7 (OCT 1, 1997) 
1) George Hunter
2) Mike Wilhelm
3) Richie Olsen
4) Dan Hicks
5) Austin DeLone
6) Freddie 'Steady' Krc drums


October 1, 1997: 4th Floor Theater, Rock n' Roll Hall Of Fame and Museum, Cleveland, OH



THE CHARLATANS #8 (NOV 29, 1997)
1) George Hunter
2) Mike Wilhelm
3) Richie Olsen
4) Dan Hicks
5) Austin DeLone
6) Josh Riskin drums


November 29, 1997: Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA with It's A Beautiful Day
The band was billed as 'The Original Charlatans'.


THE CHARLATANS #9 (OCT 30, 2005)
1) George Hunter
2) Mike Wilhelm
3) Richie Olsen
4) Dan Hicks
5) Gregory 'Greg' Elmore drums


October 30, 2005: Speedway Meadows, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA "Tribal Stomp - Chet Helms Memorial"


THE CHARLATANS #10 (SEPT 2, 2007)
1) George Hunter
2) Mike Wilhelm
3) Richie Olsen
4) Dan Hicks
5) Austin DeLone


September 2, 2007: Speedway Meadows, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA with Moby Grape, Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks, Taj Mahal, New Riders Of The Purple Sage, Canned Heat, Country Joe McDonald and others "40th Anniversary: Summer of Love"



THE CHARLTANS #11 (JUN 20 - JUN 21, 2015)
1) George Hunter
2) Mike Wilhelm
3) Richie Olsen
4) Dan Hicks
5) Freddie 'Steady' Krc
6) Austin DeLone


June 20, 2015: Piper's Opera House, North B Street, Virginia City, NV

June 21, 2015: Red Dog Saloon, 76 North C Street, Virginia City, NV "Red Dog Saloon's 50th Anniversary"