Wednesday, August 25, 2010

SPIRIT FAMILY TREE - SHOWS LIST

This story is the work of Bruno Ceriotti. Help in putting this together has been provided by Mark Andes, Gerard Daily, Greg Vick, Art, Randy M. Foley, Bert Paul, Stefano Magni, Colin Hill, Serge Bellerose, Chris Hegle, The Concert Database, Rock Tour Database, Butch, Kim Ottavi, and Rock Tour Database, to whom I'm most grateful.


SPIRIT'S REBELLIOUS #1 (JAN 1967 - MAR 26, 1967)
1) Randy California vocals, guitar
2) Ed Cassidy drums
3) John Locke keyboards
4) Bob Arkin double bass
5) Tyrone Sweader congas


1967: Moonfire Inn, 246 South Topanga Canyon Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 


SPIRIT'S REBELLIOUS #2 (MAR 27, 1967 - 1967) / FREE SPIRIT (1967) / THE SPIRITS (1967) / THE SPIRIT (1967) / INNER SPIRIT (1967) / SPIRIT #1 (1967 - JAN 30, 1971)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy
3) John Locke
4) Mark Andes bass
5) Jay Ferguson drums


April ?, 1967: private party on the beach, Topanga Canyon, Los Angeles, CA
The new line-up private debut gig.

April ??, 1967: unknown art gallery, La Cienega Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA "Grand Opening"

April 21-22, 1967: American Legion Hall, Truckee, CA with Peter & His Group

late June - July, 1967: Ash Grove, Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
The band played there as house band every Mondays.

August 1967: Whisky A Go Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA
The band afternoon audition for Lou Adler of the 'Ode Records'.

September 29, 1967: Santa Monica Civic Center, Santa Monica, CA with Strawberry Alarm Clock, Love (cancelled), Linda Ronstadt

October 7, 1967: Earl Warren Showgrounds, Santa Barbara, CA with Jefferson Airplane, Hour Glass

October 12-22, 1967: Whisky A Go Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA with Deana Martin and The Chromium Plated Streamlined Baby

October 15, 1967: Hughes Stadium, Sacramento, CA with Jefferson Airplane, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Strawberry Alarm Clock (cancelled?), Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band, Hour Glass, Sunshine Company, Hamilton Streetcar, Breed "1st Annual Sacramento Pop Music Festival"

October 25-29, 1967: Whisky A Go Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA with Eric Burdon and The Animals
The band was advertised as 'Inner Spirit'. 

October 27, 1967: Magic Mushroom, 11345 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City, Los Angeles, CA with The Poor

November 2-5, 1967: Magic Mushroom, 11345 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City, Los Angeles, CA with The Poor

late 1967 (date is approximate): The Coliseum, Douglas Road (SW 37th Avenue), Coral Gables, FL

November 25, 1967: Terrace Ballroom, Salt Lake City, UT with Incredible Fish (billed as Country Joe and The Fish), Moby Grape, Lights by Total Environment Light Production
The band was billed as 'The Spirit' on the concert poster. 

December 22-24, 1967: The Blue Law, 19840 Hamilton Avenue, Torrance, CA with The Sunshine Company, Country Joe and The Fish, Lights by Dan Bruhns
The band was billed as 'Inner Spirit' on the concert poster.

February 21, 1968: Terrace Ballroom, Salt Lake City, UT with Flamin' Groovies, War Of Armageddon

March 14-17, 1968: Whisky A Go Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA with Evergreen Blueshoes

March 18, 1968: Convention Center, Anaheim, CA with Cream

March 21, 1968: Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA with Moby Grape, Traffic, Lemon Pipers

March 22-23, 1968: Winterland, San Francisco, CA with Moby Grape, Traffic, Lemon Pipers, Lights by Headlights

March 29-30, 1968: The Cheetah, 1 Navy Street, Venice Beach, Los Angeles, CA with Genesis, Moby Grape

April 5-7, 1968: The Kaleidoscope, 6230 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA with Youngbloods, Genesis

April 12, 1968: Whisky A Go Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA with The Collectors

May 17-19, 1968: The Blue Law, 19840 Hamilton Avenue, Torrance, CA with Strawberry Alarm Clock, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Pacific Gas & Electric, Sweetwater, Love Exchange, Hour Glass, Things To Come, Albert King, Genesis, Touch, Mothers Of Invention, H.P. Lovecraft, Triangle, East Side Kids, Copper Leaf, Fair Befall "Blue Law Survival Benefit"

May 29-June 2, 1968: Whisky A Go Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA with Illinois Speed Press

Summer 1968: Thee Image, Miami, FL with NRBQ

July 4-5, 1968: Sound Factory, Sacramento, CA with Pyewacket, Stillborn Time, Jerry Abrams Head Lights

July 6, 1968: Kaleidoscope, 6230 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA with The Doors, Pat Paulsen, Congress Of Wonders, Kaleidoscope Orchestra, Chad Stuart "Independence Day Spectacular"

July 12-14, 1968: Electric Theater, 4812 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL with Peanut Butter Conspiracy, T.I.M.E.

July 19-21, 1968: Grande Ballroom, Detroit, MI with Fever Tree (19-21), James Gang (19), Soul Remains (20), Stuart Avery Assemblage (21)

August 13, 1968: Community Concourse, San Diego, CA with Jello's Gass Band

August 23-25, 1968: Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA with Sir Douglas Quintet, Notes From The Underground

October 31, 1968: Whisky A Go Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA

November 1-2, 1968: Whisky A Go Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA with A.B. Skhy

November 9, 1968: Long Beach State University, Long Beach, CA with Jefferson Airplane, The Collectors, Chicago Transit Authority, and others (probably an outdoor show, since it started at noon)

November 9, 1968: Terrace Ballroom, Salt Lake City, UT with Spirit Of Creation, World War III, Lights by Five Fingers On My Hand 

November 27, 1968: The Bank, Torrance, CA

November 29-30, 1968: The Bank, Torrance, CA with Harvey Mandel, Blues Image

December 5, 1968: Civic Center, Philadelphia, PA with Chambers Brothers

December 5-6, 1968: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA with Jeff Beck Group, Sweetwater, Lights by Brotherhood of Light

December 20-21, 1968: Shrine Exposition Hall, Los Angeles, CA

December 26, 1968: Denver Auditorium Arena, Denver, CO with Led Zeppelin, Vanilla Fudge

December 29, 1968: Pusi-Kat Club, San Antonio, TX with Swiss Movement, Bubble Puppy

January 2-4, 1969: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA with Grateful Dead, Blood, Sweat and Tears

January 6, 1969: University of Califoria, Davis, CA with The Womb, Freeborn, The Kak (Oxford Circle)

January 10-11, 1969: Shrine Exposition Hall, Los Angeles, CA with Vanilla Fudge, Collectors, Richie Havens (Spirit cancelled and were replaced by A.B. Skhy and Illinois Speed Press)

January 17-18, 1969: Fillmore East, New York City, NY with Buddy Rich, Grass Roots

January 19-23, 1969: Steve Paul's Scene, 301 West 46th Street, New York City, NY

January 24-25, 1969: The Ark, 15 Lansdowne Street, Boston, MA with The Bar-Kays (24), Reality Sandwich (25) 

January 24-25, 1969: Kinetic Playground, 4812 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL with Velvet Underground

January 26, 1969: Alexandria Roller Rink, 807 North Street Asaph Street, Alexandria, VA with Blood, Sweat and Tears, Barry Richards (MC)

January 31, 1969: Baltimore Civic Center, Baltimore, MD with Rhinoceros, Blood, Sweat and Tears, Nazz, Mother Earth

February 1, 1969: Grande Ballroom, Detroit, MI with Jethro Tull, Sweet Wine

February 7-8, 1969: Electric Factory, 2201 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA with Chicago Transit Authority, Noah's Ark

February 9, 1969: Masonic Temple, Detroit, MI with Canned Heat, The Brooklyn Bridge (cancelled), Bubble Puppy

February 14-15, 1969: Kinetic Playground, 4812 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL with The Move (canceled), Tim Hardin

March 2, 1969: Eagles Auditorium, Seattle, WA

March 6-9, 1969: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA with Ten Years After, Country Weather

March 21-22, 1969: Fillmore East, New York City, NY with Creedence Clearwater Revival, Aynsley Dunbar Retaliation

March 23, 1969: Rock Pile, Toronto, BC, Canada

April 4, 1969: Houston Music Hall, Houston, TX

April 5, 1969: State Fair Music Hall, Dallas, TX with Nazz, James Cotton Blues Band

April 11, 1969: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA with Kaleidoscope (cancelled?), C.T.A. (Chicago Transit Authority)

April 25-26, 1969: Rose Palace, 835 South Raymond, Pasadena, CA with The Youngbloods, West

May 11, 1969: Minneapolis Labor Temple, Minneapolis, MN with Clover

May 17, 1969: Hara Arena, Trotwood, Dayton, OH with Sly and The Family Stone

June 20, 1969: Devonshire Downs, southwest corner of Devonshire Street and Zelzah Avenue, east of Reseda Boulevard, Northride, San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles County, CA with The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Albert King, Edwin Hawkins Singers, Ike & Tina Turner, Joe Cocker, Southwind, Taj Mahal, Jerry Lauderdale "Newport '69"

June 27-29, 1969: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA with Lee Michaels, Pyewacket

July 5, 1969: Atlanta International Raceway, 1500 Tara Place, just outside Hampton, south of Atlanta, Fulton County, GA with Sweetwater, Ten Wheel Drive, Pacific, Gas & Electric, Tommy James & The Shondells, Staple Singers, Booker T. and The MG's, Chicago Transit Authority, Joe Cocker, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Led Zeppelin, Janis Joplin, Delaney, Bonnie & Friends "1st Annual Atlanta International Pop Festival"

July 11-12, 1969: Kinetic Playground, 4812 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL with Pentangle, Alice Cooper

July 26, 1969: Springer's Ballroom, West Powell Boulevard (US-26) at SE 190th Avenue, Gresham, OR with Total Eclipse, Gazebo

July 27, 1969: Gold Creek Park, Woodinville, WA with The Doors, Vanilla Fudge, Chuck Berry, Blacksnake, Albert Collins, Youngbloods, Flying Burrito Brothers, Guess Who, Ike and Tina Turner Revue, Charles Lloyd, Bo Diddley, Led Zeppelin, Lee Michaels, The Flock, Lights by The Retina Circus "Seattle Pops Festival"

August 9, 1969: Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, PA with Vanilla Fudge, Illusion

August 22 and 24, 1969: Rose Palace, Pasadena, CA with Ten Years After (22), Spencer Davis Group (22 and 24), John Mayall (24), Lights by Palace Lights (22 and 24) 

August 29-31, 1969: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA with Savoy Brown, Womb

September 1, 1969: unknown venue, Dallas, TX "Texas International Pop Festival"

September 20, 1969: San Diego Sports Arena, San Diego, CA

September 26-27, 1969: Ludlow Garage, 346 Ludlow, Cincinnati, OH with Sound Museum, Sandy Nassen

October 3, 1969: Baltimore Civic Center, Baltimore, ME

October 9-11, 1969: Boston Tea Party, Boston, MA with Elvin Bisho Group, Sha-Na-Na

October 17-18, 1969: Fillmore East, New York City, NY with Kinks, Bonzo Dog Band

October 24-25, 1969: Kinetic Playground, 4812 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL with Joe Cocker, Blodwyn Pig

October 31 - November 1, 1969: Eastown Theatre, Detroit, MI with Canned Heat (31), Blodyn Pig (31-1), Taj Mahal (1)

November 6, 1969: Livingston Gymnasium, Denison University campus, Granville, OH with The Who 

November 29, 1969: Palm Beach International Raceway, 17047 Beeline Highway, Jupiter, Palm Beach County, FL with The Byrds, Janis Joplin, Sly and The Family Stone, Rotary Connection, Pacific Gas & Electric, Grand Funk Railroad, and more "First Annual Palm Beach International Music Festival"

December 5, 1969: The Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA with The Kinks, Chambers Brothers, American Dream

December 26-28, 1969: Winterland, San Francisco, CA with Sly and The Family Stone, Southwind, Ball 'N' Jack, Lights by Little Princess

unknown date, 1969: Sarasota Armory, Sarasota, FL with Canned Heat

unknown date, 1970: Waikiki Shell, Honolulu, HI with Blue Cheer

January 9, 1970: Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, TX with Country Joe and The Fish

January 31, 1970: Mothers, Erdington, Birmingham, West Midlands, UK

January 31, 1970: 'Beat Club', TV Show, Bremen, West Germany (broadcast date)
The band played '1984' and 'unknown title'.

March 7, 1970: The Birmingham Palladium, Birmingham, MI with Southwind, Blues Train

March 13-14, 1970: Pirate's Word, Sheridan Street, Dania, FL with Heroes Of Cranberry Farm

March 20, 1970: Warehouse, New Orleans, LO

March 21, 1970: Woodrose Ballroom, Springfield, MA

April 11-12, 1970: Mammoth Gardens, Denver, CO with Van Morrison (cancelled)

April 12, 1970: Exhibition Hall, Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA with Norman Greenbaum, Ole Blue, John Mayall, Lights by Photon Drive

April 18, 1970: Eastown Theatre, Detroit, MI with Manfred Mann

April 19, 1970: Grandmother's, Lansing, MI with Ormandy, Universal Family

May 2, 1970: San Diego Sports Arena, San Diego, CA with Country Joe and The Fish, Blue Mountain Eagle

May 5, 1970: Orpheum Theater, Boston, MA

May 14-17, 1970: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA with Poco, Gypsy

May 23, 1970: Agrodome, Vancouver, BC, Canada with Blues Image

May 29, 1970: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, CA with Big Brother and The Holding Company

June 5-6, 1970: Mammoth Gardens, Denver, CO with Pentangle, Gypsy

July 5, 1970: Middle Georgia Raceway, Byron, GAwith The Allman Brothers Band featuring Thom Doucette & Johnny Winter, Ten Years After, Grand Funk Railroad, Lee Michaels, Johnny Winter & Rick Derringer & Edgar Winter & Randy Jo Hobbs, Jethro Tull, It’s a Beautiful Day, Terry Reid, Mott the Hoople "2nd Atlanta International Pop Festival"

July 12, 1970: Warehouse, New Orleans, LO with Sweetwater

July 24-25, 1970: Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL with Sweet Stavin' Chain, Poco, Amboy Dukes (cancelled?)

July 31 and August 1, 1970: Pirate's World, Sheridan Street, Dania, FL

August 2, 1970: Powder Ridge Ski Area (a natural amphitheatre ski slopes), Middlefield, CT with Janis Joplin, Chuck Berry, Bloodrock, Chicken Shack, Grand Funk Railroad, Richie Havens, John Sebastian, Savoy Brown, Ten Years After "Powder Ridge Festival" (cancelled)

August 28, 1970: East Afton Farm, Isle Of Wight, UK "Isle Of Wight Festival"

October 9, 1970: Mammoth Gardens, Denver, CO

October 16-17, 1970: Action House, Island Park, NY with Crystal Mansion

December 12, 1970: The Forum, Inglewood, CA with Moody Blues, Trapeze

January 7-9, 1971: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA with Elvin Bishop Group, Kwane and The Kwanditos, Lights by SF Lightworks

January 29-30, 1971: Fillmore East, New York City, NY with Blood Rock, Cowboy


SPIRIT #2 (JAN 31, 1971 - JUL 2? or AUG ?, 1971)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy
3) John Locke
4) John Arliss bass


March 3, 1971: Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, UT with Mason Profit, Sugarloaf

March 31, 1971: Stanley Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA with Alice Cooper, Freeport

April 17, 1971: Warehouse, New Orleans, LO with Poco, Denny Cannon

April 18, 1971: Atlanta Sports Arena, Atlanta, GA

May 1, 1971: The Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA with Jethro Tull, Tony Joe White 

May 2, 1971: Florida Field, University of Florida campus, Gainesville, FL with New York Rock & Roll Ensemble

June 25-26, 1971: Pirate's World, Sheridan Street, Dania, FL with South Paw

October 2, 1971: Eastown Theatre, Detroit, MI with Mylon

unknown date, 1971: Paramount Theatre, Seattle, WA


SPIRIT #3 (JUL 2? or AUG ?, 1971 - FALL 1971)
1) Ed Cassidy
2) John Locke
3) Al Staehely vocals, bass


SPIRIT #4 (FALL 1971 - JUL 1972)
1) Ed Cassidy
2) John Locke
3) Al Staehely
4) Chris Staehely (aka J. Christian) vocals, guitar


1971 or 1972: Art Theatre, Long Beach, CA 

unknown date, 1972: unknown venue, Miami, FL

February 28, 1972: Whisky A Go Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA with Manna

March 4, 1972: Tampa Stadium, Tampa, FL with Chuck Berry, Cactus, Freddie King, Omen, Lindy Stevens "Open Air Coalition Movement I" 

March 24-26, 1972: Fox West Coast Theatre, Long Beach, CA with Cold Blood, Manna

June 23, 1972: Aragon Ballroom, 1106 Lawrence Avenue, Chicago, IL with It's A Beautiful Day, Blue Oyster Cult

June 29, 1972: The Park, North Baltimore, OH with Catfish


SPIRIT #5 (JUL 1972 - OCT 1972)
1) Al Staehely
2) John Locke
3) J. Christian
4) Cozy Powell drums


September 15, 1972: Memorial Hall, Kansas City, KA with Blue Cheer


SPIRIT #6 (OCT 1972 - 1973)
1) Al Staehely
2) J. Christian
3) Stu Perry drums


November 11, 1972 (most likely date): unknown venue, Montréal, QC, Canada with Wild Turkey

November 12, 1972: Palais Montcalm, 995 Place d'Youville, Québec City, QC, Canada with Wild Turkey

December 2, 1972: Academy of Music, New York City, NY with Canned Heat, REO Speedwagon


SPIRIT #7 (MAR 1973 - MAY 1?, 1973)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy
3) Larry 'Fuzzy' Knight vocals, bass


SPIRIT #8 (MAY 1?, 1973 - JUL 1973)
1) Ed Cassidy
2) Larry Knight
3) Scott Shelley vocals, guitar
4) Donnie E. Dacus vocals, guitar
5) Steve Olitzky keyboards


SPIRIT #9 (JUL 1973 - APR 1974)
1) Ed Cassidy
2) Larry Knight
3) Scott Shelley
4) Steve Olitzky
5) Steve Edwards vocals, guitar


August 27-29, 1973: Richards, Atlanta, GA with Warm

September 1-2, 1973: unknown venue, Benton, TN with Beck, Bogert & Appice, Canned Heat, T. Rex, Dr. John, Dr. Hook, Buddy Miles, Michael Quatro, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Joe Walsh & Barnstorm, Muddy Waters, Black Oak Arkansas, Edgar Winter Group, Deodato, White Witch, ZZ Top, Ballin' Jack, Chambers Brothers, Yvette Evil, Roberta Flack, Freddie King, Wolfgang, Iggy & The Stooges "The Midwest Monster Peace Jubilee and Music Festival" (cancelled)

September 15, 1973: Civic Center, Hammond, IN with White Witch, Bachman-Turner Overdrive

October 12-13, 1973: Michigan Palace, Detroit, MI with Bachman-Turner Overdrive

December 2, 1973: Coral Gables (K), Kalamazoo, MI

December 3, 1973: The Brewery, Lansing, MI 

December 4, 1973: Alibi East, Mount Pleasant, MI with Azrael

December 30, 1973: W.D. Packard Music Hall, Warren, OH with M.F. Rattlesnake

February 5, 1974: Suds Factory, Ypsilanti, MI 

February 16, 1974: Masonic Temple Auditorium, Detroit, MI with Soft Machine

March 22, 1974: Allen Park Municipal Auditorium, Allen Park, MI with Toby Redd, Salem Witchcraft

March 22, 1974: Erie County Fieldhouse, Erie, PA with Styx, Roy Buchanan

April 1, 1974: The Brewery Lansing, MI 

Apirl 2, 1974: Alibi East, Mount Pleasant, MI with Cold Shot

April 9, 1974: Rock & Roll Farm, Wayne, MI with Good Time Band

April 11, 1974: I.M.A. Auditorium, Flint, MI with Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Les Verations

June 2, 1974: unknown venue, Davisburg, Springfield Township, Oakland County, MI with Quicksilver Messenger Service, James Gang, Raven Gallery, Gamble Rogers "Springfield Oaks Music Fair"


SPIRIT #10 (OCT 1974 - JAN 1, 1975)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy
3) Mark Andes


November 15-17, 1974: The Stables, East Lansing, MI 


SPIRIT #11 (JAN 2, 1975 - JAN ??, 1975)
1) Ed Cassidy
2) Randy California
3) Mark Andes
4) John Locke


January 2-5, 1975: Ebbet's Field, Denver, CO


SPIRIT #12 (JAN ??, 1975 - JUL or AUG 1975)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy
3) Barry Keene vocals, bass


January 24, 1975: Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL with Iron Butterfly

January 25-26, 1975: Michigan Palace, Detroit, MI with Iron Butterfly

February 22, 1975: Great Southern Music Hall, Gainesville, FL

March 2, 1975: Curtis Nixon Hall, Tampa, FL

June 14-15, 1975: Michigan Palace, Detroit, MI with Mike Quatro, Renaissance

June 28, 1975: Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL


SPIRIT #13 (JUL or AUG 1975 - EARLY 1976)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy
3) Barry Keene
4) John Locke


September 4-5, 1975: Cobo Arena, Detroit, MI with Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

October 29, 1975: Silver Dollar Saloon, Lansing, MI with Brainstorm

November 30, 1975: Michigan Palace, Detroit, MI with Streetwalkers, Leslie West

December 2, 1975: Stanley Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA with Kansas, Artful Dodger

December 4, 1975: The Backdoor, San Diego, CA


SPIRIT #14 (EARLY 1976 - JUL 1976)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy
3) John Locke
4) Mark Andes
5) Matt Andes rhythm guitar


SPIRIT #15 (JUL 1976 - AUG 1976)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy
3) John Locke
4) John Turlep vocals, bass


August ?, 1976: unknown venue, San Luis Obispo, CA

August 6, 1976: Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL 


SPIRIT #16 (AUG 1976 - AUG 28, 1976)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy
3) John Locke
4) Mark Andes
5) Jay Ferguson


August 28, 1976: Civic Center, Santa Monica, CA


SPIRIT #17 (AUG 29, 1976 - 1977)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy
3) John Turlep


September 11, 1976: Cobo Arena, Detroit, MI with Blue Oyster Cult, Angel

April 15, 1977: Royal Oak Music Theater, Royal Oak, MI with Trooper

April 17, 1977: Anchor Inn, Pinckney, MI with Scotch


SPIRIT #18 (1977)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy
3) John Locke
4) Larry Knight


July 2, 1977: US-131 Dragway, Martin, MI with Heart, Little River Band, Nazareth, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band "Michigan Jam" 


SPIRIT #19 (1977 - MAR 1979)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy
3) Larry Knight


September 10, 1977: GVSU Fieldhouse, Allendale, MI with Styx

September 13, 1977: Masonic Temple Auditorium, Detroit, MI with Styx, Cheap Trick

March 4, 1978: 'Rockpalast', TV Show, Essen, West Germany

March 11, 1978: Rainbow Theatre, London, UK

February 20-21, 1979: Center Stage, Canton, MI with DC Malone & Hampton Nootcheez


SPIRIT #20 (MAR 1979 - MAY 1979)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy
3) Luke keyboards
4) Tim 'Timmy' Bogert vocals, bass


April 23, 1979: Center Stage, Canton, MI with Morning Star


SPIRIT #21 (OCT 1980 - APR 1981)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy
3) Steve 'Liberty' Loria vocals, bass


October 22, 1980: Golden Bear, Huntington Beach, CA

December 22, 1980: Center Stage, Canton, MI 

December 31, 1980: Cobo Arena, Detroit, MI with The Alvin Lee Band


SPIRIT #22 (APR 1981 - AUG 1981)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy
3) Steve Loria
4) George Valuck keyboards


May 16, 1981: Stadtpark Freiichtbuhne, Hamburg, West Germany with Mickey Jupp, Mitch Ryder "Line's Greatest Lines In Concert"

May 17, 1981: unknown venue, Berlin, West Germany


SPIRIT #23 (AUG 1981 - APR 1982)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy
3) Steve Loria


SPIRIT #24 (DEC 1982 - AUG 1984)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy
3) John Locke
4) Mark Andes
5) Jay Ferguson


SPIRIT #25 (AUG 1984 - NOV 1984)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy
3) Dave Waterbury vocals, bass
4) Scott Monahan vocals, keyboards



October 20, 1984: Harpos, Detroit, MI 


SPIRIT #26 (NOV 1984 - SPRING 1985)
1) Randy Califoria
2) Ed Cassidy
3) Dave Waterbury


SPIRIT #27 (AUG 1985 - DEC 1985)
1) Ed Cassidy
2) Randy California
3) Jay Ferguson
4) Freeman James bass
5) Mike Lewis vocals, keyboards


SPIRIT #28 (DEC 1985 - JUN 1986)
1) Ed Cassidy
2) Randy California
3) Dave Waterbury
4) Scott Monahan


SPIRIT #29 (JUN 1986 - JUN 1987)
1) Ed Cassidy
2) Randy California
3) Scott Monahan
4) Walter Egan vocals, bass
+
5) Andrea Carol percussion (part-time member...he played with them only on L.A.'s area gigs)


SPIRIT #30 (JUN 1987 - 1989)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy
3) Scott Monahan now also on bass



November 20, 1987: Odd Rock Cafè, Milwaukee, WI 

November 21, 1987: Harpos, Detroit, MI


SPIRIT #31 (1989)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy
3) Scott Monahan
4) Mike Nile vocals, bass



June 13, 1989: Poplar Creek Music Theater, Hoffman Estates, IL with Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Leslie West, Ronnie Montrose, Wishbone Ash, The Truth, Peter Haycock, Steve Hunter, Robbie Krieger "Night Of The Guitar" 

September 28, 1989: Royal Court, Liverpool, UK with Wishbone Ash


SPIRIT #32 (1989 - JAN 1992)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy
3) Mike Nile


February 3, 1991: Bootleggers, Lansing, MI with Showdown

October 27, 1991: Mile Square Park, Fountain Valley, CA
Spirit's reunion with the "classic" line-up.

November 11, 1991: Town And Country Club, London, UK


SPIRIT #33 (JAN 1992)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy
3) Mike Nile
4) John Locke


SPIRIT #34 (JAN 1992 - 1992)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy
3) Mike Nile
3) Scott Monahan



February 29, 1992: Buffalo Rose, Golden, CO  



SPIRIT #35 (1992 - NOV 1993)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy
3) Scott Monahan


May 22, 1993: Pine Knob Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI with Leon Russell, Rick Derringer, Pat Travers


SPIRIT #36 (NOV 1993 - DEC 1993)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy
3) Steve Loria


SPIRIT #37 (DEC 1993 - FEB 1995)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy
3) Mike Nile
4) George Valuck



July 8, 1994: Clinton River Gazebo, Mount Clemens, MI 

February 18, 1995: Buffalo Rose, Golden, CO



SPIRIT #38 (FEB 1995 - 1995)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy

3) Scott Monahan


March 5, 1995: Skipper's Smokehouse, Tampa, FL with John Smith and The Rhinocats

May 4, 1995: Good Times Cafè & Bar, Eugene, OR  


SPIRIT #39 (1996)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy
+
3) Gary Bloom vocals, keyboards (part-time member...he played with them only on West Coast's gigs)
4) 'Gordo' bass (part-time member....he played with them only on West Coast's gigs)
5) Tommy Beaumont vocals, keyboards (part-time member....he played with them only on East Coast's gigs)
6) Unknown bass (part-time member....he played with them only on East Coast's gigs)


SPIRIT #40 (1996 - NOV 1996)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy
3) Steve Loria
4) Scott Monahan


SPIRIT #41 (NOV 1996 - NOV 24, 1996)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy
3) Tommy Beaumont
4) Steve Loria


November 24, 1996: Mr. Pub, Ocala, FL


SPIRIT #42 (NOV 25, 1996 - JAN 2, 1997)
1) Randy California
2) Ed Cassidy
3) Steve Loria


ED CASSIDY'S SPIRIT REVISITED (JAN 3, 1997 - DEC 6, 2012)
1) Ed Cassidy
2) Mike Nile
3) George Valuck
4) Michael Carpenter guitar


September 19, 2010: Community Garden, Richmond, CA with Soul


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  2. On The Spirit Family Tree - Missing is the April, 18, 1968 show @ the Anaheim Convention Center opening for Cream.

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    1. Thanks Cohalen! BTW, the show was on March 18 not on April 18.

      Cheers,
      Bruno

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    Wedding Receptions Woodinville

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  4. I was at a Spirit show in Tampa in 1976 with Jay the Ferguson band as the opener. The problem is, my ticket stub was torn in half to where only the year remains (as well as the day and the time of the event). I found another on Ebay the other day for sale, but it looks like the same ticket-taker took this one as well, since it's torn exactly like mine! Any ideas as to what the month and the date of the show was? There is what looks like the right edge of the number 6 still showing on my stub. I have it whittled down to 11-6, 10-16 or 3-6 (all fall on a Saturday night in the year 1976). Anybody??

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    1. The venue was Curtis Hixon Hall, BTW....

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    2. I don't know the exact date, but thanks anyway!

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    3. I don't know the exact date, but thanks anyway!

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  5. March 4, 1978: 'Rockpalast', TV Show, unknown city, West Germany... the city is Essen

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  6. As I recall, we saw Spirit with the Staehely brothers in 1971 or 1972 at the Art Theater in Long Beach, Calif. Do you have any information about that? Thanks.

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    1. no man, sorry. I will try to find the exact date.

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  7. Does anyone recall there being a Spirit show somewhere in Jacksonville, Florida, sometime around 1968 or '69?

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  8. Hi Bruno,
    Please add an incredible gig to the list, I was there and can vouch for its authenticity:
    6 Nov. 1969, Denison University, Granville Ohio. Spirit opened for The Who at the Livingston Gymnasium.

    Kim Ottavi

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  9. I cannot believe.how many times Spirit was in Michigan. Only saw twice. I didn't know they opened for Seger when Live Bullet was recorded.

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  10. February 29, 1992 Spirit @ The Buffalo Rose Golden, Colorado (Randy, Cass, Mike Nile, Scott Monahan)
    February 18, 1995 Spirit @ The Buffalo Rose Golden, Colorado (Randy, Cass, Mike, George Valuck)
    photo documented by writer/friend

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  11. great list, but May 1973, the Holland tour, Spirit was with Randy i have seen them 3 times that week!! Ron from Holland debruijnron@yahoo.com

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