Concert ticket stubs: 1986 & 1987

Jun 16

Concert ticket stubs: 1986 & 1987

Ticket stubs from shows: a-ha, INXS, Depeche Mode (twice), Squeeze and Peter...

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More of Then Jerico in Switzerland

Apr 05

More of Then Jerico in Switzerland

This was salvaged (best as I could) from an overexposed picture I took of Mark Shaw of Then Jerico: And here’s one more of me with Jasper Stainthorpe and Steve Wren of Then Jerico:   And the fourth member of Then Jerico, Scott Taylor (with Jasper’s back): These photos were all taken in...

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The Woodentops

Jul 16

The Woodentops

When: 1986 or 1987 Where: Record store (maybe Reckless Records?) on Haight Street in San Francisco And: This was a live in-store performance — pretty cool to see a band play somewhere besides a typical nightclub. The highlight of the show was undoubtedly when lead singer Rolo McGinty went out front and...

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Dr Robert of The Blow Monkeys

Jul 15

Dr Robert of The Blow Monkeys

When: 1986? 1987? Where: The Hilton hotel in Concord, California – the one and only musician I have ever seen there And: One friend and I waited for him for at the hotel an hour or two before he came breezing through the door. Dr Robert was charming (and tall) and happy to sign our album covers and pose...

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Jimmy Somerville

Jul 15

Jimmy Somerville

When: May, 1988 Where: A hotel in Montreux, Switzerland And: We ran into Jimmy Somerville, once of Bronski Beat/Communards, in the hallway of this grand old hotel on the lakeshore in Montreux. I was camera-less at the time (not sure how I managed that) but he signed my notebook. And for more from Jimmy...

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David Bowie backstage pass

Jul 11

David Bowie backstage pass

When: August 7, 1987 Where: Spartan Stadium, San Jose, California And: Really not much of a story to tell. My friends and I got to hang out and eat nice food backstage after the show, but Bowie had already left the building. Ah well. It was still cool. (I had taken a couple photos of David Bowie in NYC a few...

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Chris Isaak

Jul 11

Chris Isaak

When: 1986 or 1987 Where: Berkeley Square, Berkeley, California What: Just a few live photos, including this one — I really like how it came out. And for more from Chris...

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T’Pau

Jul 10

T’Pau

When: 1987 – around October Where: This little dinky club out near Santa Rosa, California And: I saw them play live right around the time “Heart & Soul” was big, and the band was really upbeat and felt very hopeful about their future. (Alas, major long-term success was not to be… or...

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Bowie, Frampton, Jimmy Cliff, Dave Stewart and Big Audio Dynamite

Jul 09

Bowie, Frampton, Jimmy Cliff, Dave Stewart and Big Audio Dynamite

April 1987: This is one of those totally unexpected “right place, right time” kind of things. I was at my 12th or 13th Big Audio Dynamite (BAD) show — I had seen them several places in California as well as two shows in Boston, and then was there for a few in the series of five sold-out shows...

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The Three O’Clock: Michael Querico

Jul 09

The Three O’Clock: Michael Querico

When: Early 1987, I believe Where: San Francisco — I think out front of Wolfgang’s And: The Three O’Clock were opening for Julian Cope (as far as I can remember — I don’t seem to have the venue or date written down anywhere) and I caught lead singer Michael Querico out in front of...

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