Friday, February 18, 2011

LOTHAR AND THE HAND PEOPLE FAMILY TREE - SHOWS LIST


LOTHAR AND THE HAND PEOPLE #1 (ca. FEB 1965 - DEC 1965)
1) John Arthur Emelin vocals, theremin
2) Richard Willis lead guitar
3) Russell 'Rusty' Ford bass
4) Tom Flye drums, percussion
5) William C. Wright rhythm guitar


November 19-21, 1965: unknown venue, Denver, CO "Battle of the Bands presented by KBTR-FM"
 
November 31, 1965: Denver Theatre, Denver, CO
 
December 3, 1965: Student Union, Denver University, Denver, CO
 
 
LOTHAR AND THE HAND PEOPLE #2 (DEC 1965 - APR ??, 1966)
1) John Emelin
2) Rusty Ford
3) Tom Flye
4) William C. Wright
5) Kim King lead guitar, moog, tapes 
 
 
December 31,1965: The Mad Dog, Aspen, CO
Kim King's first gig with the band.
 
January 1-9, 1966: The Mad Dog, Aspen, CO
 
January 26 - February 6, 1966: The Exodus, Denver, CO
 
February 1, 8, 15, 22, 1966: The Tiger A Go-Go, Denver, CO
 
March 2-13, 1966: The Exodus, Denver, CO
 
March 18-26, 1966: The Mad Dog, Aspen, CO
 
March 30 - April 10, 1966: The Exodus, Denver, CO
 
April 5, 1966: Johnson MacFarlane Hall, Denver University, Denver, CO
 
April 15, 1966: Clancy's FAC, Fort Collins, CO
William C. Wright's last gig with the band.

 

LOTHAR AND THE HAND PEOPLE #3 (APR ??, 1966 - ca. FEB 1970)
1) John Emelin
2) Rusty Ford
3) Tom Flye
4) Kim King
5) Paul Conly keyboards, moog


April 30, 1966: Rug Room, Englewood, CO
Paul Conly's first gig with the band.

May 4-15, 1966: The Exodus, Denver, CO 

June 8-19, 1966: The Exodus, Denver, CO

June 26, 1966: Denver Coliseum, Denver, CO

August 1-3, 1966: Trude Heller's, New York City, NY
The band was soon fired for "talking too much between numbers" (!!!).  

August 9, 16-20, 1966: Night Owl Cafe, 118 West 3rd Street b/w MacDougal Street and Sixth Avenue, Greenwich Village, New York City, NY

September or October 1966: Night Owl Cafe, 118 West 3rd Street b/w MacDougal Street and Sixth Avenue, Greenwich Village, New York City, NY with Sopwith Camel

October 4-16, 1966: The Village Gate, New York City, NY with The Byrds, Dave Frye

November 9-13, 1966: The Exodus, Denver, CO

November 18-20, 1966: Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA with James Cotton Blues Band (18-19), Grateful Dead (18-19)

December 1-2, 1966: Cafe Au Go Go, 152 Bleecker Street, Greenwich Village, New York City, NY

December 4-5, 1966: Cafe Au Go Go, 152 Bleecker Street, Greenwich Village, New York City, NY with Richard Pryor, Big Joe Williams

January 19, 1967: Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City, NY

January 20-21, 27-28, 1967: Balloon Farm, New York City, NY with Chambers Brothers (20-21)

February 17, 1967: Balloon Farm, 23 Saint Marks Place, New York City, NY with The Free Spirits

February 18, 1967: Wollman Auditorium, Columbia University, New York City, NY

February 24-26, 1967: The Trauma, 2121 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

March 3-5, 1967: The Trauma, 2121 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

March 10-11, 1967: Boston Tea Party, Boston, MA with Orphans

March 17-18, 1967: Boston Tea Party, Boston, MA with The Hallucinations

April 14-15, 1967: Boston Tea Party, Boston, MA with Front Page

April 21-22, 1967: Boston Tea Party, Boston, MA with Hallucinations

April 27, 1967: main exhibition hall, Place Bonaventure, Montreal, Quebec, Canada with The Blues Project, Tiny Tim "Expo '67 Unofficial Opening Super Party"

June 30 - July 1, 1967: Boston Tea Party, Boston, MA with The Shakers

July 21-22, 1967: The Crosstown Bus, Allston, MA

August 23-27, 1967: Ambassador Theatre, Washington DC with Vanilla Fudge, Lights by The Psychedelic Power & Light Co. Of San Francisco

September 1-2, 1967: Capitol Theatre, Washington DC

September 29-30, 1967: Family Dog, 1601 W Evans, Denver, CO with The Doors, Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band

September 30, 1967: unknown venue, Casper, WY

October 20-21, 1967: Grande Ballroom, Detroit, MI with Pack (20), Gold (20), Our Mother's Children (20), MC5 (21), Gang (21), Billy C. & The Sunshine (Grande Ad in West-Forest Sun #4 shows Lothar and The Hand People on the bill for this dates but I don't know if they played or not because they don't appeared on the poster)

October 27-28, 1967: Family Dog, 1601 W Evans, Denver, CO with The Allmen Joy

November 3-5, 1967: Avalon Ballroom, 1268 Sutter Street at Van Ness, San Francisco, CA with Canned Heat, Allmen Joy, Superball

November 10-12, 17-19, 1967: The Trauma, Philadelphia, PA

December 8-9, 1967: The Second Fret, Philadelphia, PA

December 22-23, 1967: Boston Tea Party, Boston, MA with Beacon Street Union

April 28 - May 5, 1968: Generation Club, New York City, NY with Buddy Guy

June 21-22, 1968: Le Garage, Spray Beach, NJ

July 18-20, 1968: Boston Tea Party, Boston, MA with The Hallucinations

August 2-3, 1968: Le Garage, Spray Beach, NJ

October 4-5, 1968: Madison Square Garden, New York City, NY

November 29-30, 1968: Boston Tea Party, Boston, MA with The Cloud

unknown date, 1969: Steve Paul's The Scene, New York City, NY

January 22-23, 1969: Whisky A' Go Go, Los Angeles, CA with Illinois Speed Press

February 6-8, 1969: Boston Tea Party, Boston, MA with The Raven

February 27-28, 1969: Electric Factory, 2201 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA with Blood, Sweat and Tears

June 12-14, 1969: The Ark, Boston, MA

July 30, 1969: Electric Factory, 2201 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

August 3, 1969: Atlantic City Race Course, Atlantic City, NJ "Atlantic City Pop Festival"

October 11, 1969: Fieldhouse, St Joseph's College, Philadelphia, PA with The Byrds, The American Dream

November 1, 1969: SUNY, Albany, NY

November 15, 1969: unknown venue, Middlebury, VT

December 12, 1969: Amherst College, Amherst, MA


THE HAND PEOPLE (ca. FEB 1970 - 1971)
1) Rusty Ford
2) Paul Conly
3) Sam Shepard drums
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4) Mark Von Lehmden harmonica (part-time member)


March - April 1970: The Astor Place Theatre, New York City, NY