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1974

January ‘74

6th Sun                the Keystone; Berkeley CA

11th & 12th Fri       the matrix San Francisco CA

26th Sat               Chateau Liberte; Los Gatos / Santa Cruz, CA

30th & 31st Wed          Whiskey a Go Go; Hollywood CA

 

February ‘74

1st – 3rd              Whiskey a Go Go; Hollywood CA

8th & 9th Fri          Inn of the Beginning; Cotati CA

22nd & 23rd          Long Branch saloon; Berkeley CA

26th Tue              the Orphanage; San Francisco CA

27th Wed             the Lion’s Share; San Anselmo CA

 

March ‘74

7th                    Wally Heider Studios; San Francisco CA

                                                Broadcast Live on KPFK / KPFB FM; Berkeley CA

8th & 9th Fri          the Lion’s Share; San Anselmo CA

15th Fri               the Village; San Francisco CA

23rd Sat              Chateau Liberte; Los Gatos / Santa Cruz, CA

27th Wed             the Lion’s Share; San Anselmo C

 

April ‘74

4th & 5th Thu         Long branch Saloon; Berkeley CA

11th Thu              the Keystone; Berkeley CA

 

May ‘74         

3rd & 4th Fri          Long branch Saloon; Berkeley CA

26th Sun              Winterland Ballroom; San Francisco CA

                                    The MAHAVISHNU ORCHESTRA / The TUBES

31st Fri                the Keystone; Berkeley CA

 

 

June ‘74

1st Sat                the Keystone; Berkeley CA

7th & 8th Fri          Uncle Sam’s; Sebastopol CA

14th & 15th Fri       Chateau Liberte Los Gatos / Santa Cruz, CA

22nd Sat              California Hall; San Francisco CA

28th & 29th Fri       Chateau Liberte; San Francisco CA

 

July ‘74

5th & 6th Fri          Uncle Sam’s; Sebastopol CA

 

August ‘74

1st – 3rd Thu         Inn of the Beginning; Cotati CA

11th & 12th Sun the Orphanage; San Francisco CA

17th Sat              Bimbo’s; San Francisco CA

 

September ‘74

4th Wed               Town & County Lodge; Felton CA

23rd & 24th Mon     the Orphanage; San Francisco CA

27th & 28th Fri       Chateau Liberte; Los Gatos / Santa Cruz, CA

 

October ‘74

City Magazine, Cover (Tubes BA Top Band)

5th Sat                Bimbo’s; San Francisco CA

31st Thu              Winterland Ballroom; San Francisco CA 

                                    "New Sounds of the City"

live radio broadcast bootleg audio released as "Rock and Roll Hospital"  double lp in red vinyl in 1979

 

 

November ‘74

1st Fri                 Chateau Liberte; Los Gatos / Santa Cruz, CA

8th & 9th Fri          Inn of the Beginning; Cotati CA

18th Mon              the Orphanage; San Francisco CA

21st Thu                KSAN FM; Sausalito Ca

 

December ‘74

22nd 23rd Sun        the Orphanage; San Francisco CA

 

1975

January ‘75

Penthouse, Article / photos (Fee & Re), pg:40

31st Fri                   Winterland Ballroom; San Francisco CA

                                    "New Sounds of the City"

February ‘75

Cavalier, Cover (Fee & Re)

3rd & 4th Mon        the Orphanage; San Francisco CA

10th & 11th           the Orphanage; San Francisco CA

14th & 15th Fri       Chateau Liberte; Los Gatos / Santa Cruz, CA

18th & 19th           Roxy Theatre; Hollywood, Ca

20th Thu              the Keystone; Berkeley CA

21st Fri                Winterland Ballroom; San Francisco CA

                                    "New Sounds of the City"

                                    support act: The Hoodoo Rhythm Devils

22nd Sat              Long branch saloon; Berkeley CA

24TH & 25th Mon         the Orphanage; San Francisco CA

“Tubes at Winterland” by Joel Selvin, On the Town, San Francisco Chronicle

“Fee Cranston” Reference.

March and April 1975,"The TUBES" Recorded at, The Record Plant; Hollywood CA

Tubes (A&M SP-4534)

 

 

March ‘75

15th

“Talent in Action” Billboard Magazine; Review by Jack McDonough

“Up the Tubes” Coastwise, Coast, Todd Everette

 

April ‘75

3rd                     Palomino Club; North Hollywood CA

                                                "COWBOY FEE & The HEIFER'S DREAM"

May ‘75

22nd

“Palomino Club Review” Random Notes Rolling Stone Magazine

June ‘75

“Blow My Tubes” The Beat Goes On CREEM Magazine, Dave Patrick

1st  & 2nd Sun       Winterland ballroom San Francisco CA

                                    support act: KISS

8th Sun

“The Bull Goose Loonies of Rock” San Francisco Examiner & Chronicle, Joel Selvin

26th Thu

“Roxy Review” Rock Scene, Pasadena Star News, Michael Jensen

27th Fri

“ Performance Review” Radio & Records (USA)

28th Sat

Toobs – Not Tubes Sounds, Peter Bodie

29th Sun              Roxy Theatre (500 cap.); Hollywood CA

 

July ‘75

11th Fri               Civic Auditorium (2000 cap); Santa Cruz CA

12th

“Tubes Are Tops at the Roxy” Record World, Ben Edmonds

“Would You Give a Ride to This Man” New Music Express (UK) Steve Clarke

13th

“Tubes’ First Album: ‘Mondo Bondage’ and Others”, San Francisco Examiner & Chronicle, Joel Selvin

21st

“Tubes” (A&M) Liquorice Pizza; Pizza Pics, Album pitch M.B.

22nd -27th Tues      Roxy Theatre Hollywood CA audio

Concert review of the Roxy Theatre shows appears in music paper “Melody Maker”  (UK)

The Tubes appear in music paper “N.M.E.”  (UK)

“Roxy Review” Hollywood Reporter, Paul Diamond

27th Sun

“The Tubes- ‘Fire One’- at Boredom” Las Angeles Times, Robert Hilburn

“The Tubes; White Punks & TV Sets”; SCENE Vol. 6, No. 30 July 31 August 6 1975 North-eastern; Ohio, Jim Gerard

“Warning to Parents: Here Come the Vile, the Horrifying, the Amazing, the Fabulous…Here Come the Tubes” Phonograph Record,

Mr & Mrs Roland Cromelin (Roxy Review)

 

August ‘75

 

“Album Review”; Huston Scene, Michael Point

1st Fri

“Tubes” (A&M) Rock-n-Roll News, Bill Van Warmer

“Are You Ready for the Tubes?” Hollywood Press, Justin Pierce

2nd Sat                Civic Centre; Santa Monica CA

3rd Sun               U.C.S.D. Gymnasium; San Diego CA

5th Tue

“Up the Tubes is the Cry” Torrance Daily Breeze, Joseph Bensoua,

(Santa Monica Civic Review)

6th

“Tubes: Bizarre, but Above All, Fun” Anaheim Bulletin, Mark Wray

 

8th Fri

“New Improved Tubes” Performance, Stann Fidelle

“Rock’s Future?” City Lights of Indianapolis; Mike Harrison

9th

“Roxy Review” Talent on Stage; CASH BOX, M.S.

“The Tubes: Fallopian, Boob and What Lies Beyond Sermonette” Insight & Sound, CASH BOX; Marc Shapiro

11th

“Roxy Ad” Music Magazine Southern California Oy Gevalti

 

12th -17th Tue       Boarding House; San Francisco CA

13th

“X-Rated Rock: Blame it on the Tubes”, EXIT Magazine, Cleveland Oh, Peter Laughner

 

16th

“Ideal for Vidisks; the Colourful Tubes” Billboard, John Sipple

“Look Out Mom, Better Lock Up the Kids”: Music

18th Mon

America Goes Down the Tubes” Village Voice, Paul Nelson

(Fee Waybill & Quay Lude reference)

 

19th -22nd Tue       Bimbo’s; San Francisco CA

27th -29th Wed      Bimbo’s; San Francisco CA

30th Sat              Civic Centre; San Jose CA

 

September ‘75

14th

“Keeping Up with Youth” Parade Magazine,

 

The Tubes appear in music paper “Melody Maker”  (UK)

The Tubes appear in “Rolling Stone” magazine #196  (USA)

ROLLING STONE:

 

“The Tubes: What Do They Want From Life?” Rolling Stone,

September 25, 1975 by Abe Peck

 pg:9-12 & 13

 

October ‘75

17th Fri               Allen Theatre; Cleveland OH

Review of "The Tubes" by Max Bell appears in music paper "N.M.E."  (UK)

"The Tubes" released in the U.K. and Europe

26th

California Living, pg:24 & 25

Allen Theatre Review” SCENE; 10/23-29/75, David Einstein

 

November ‘75

6th- 14th              Bottom line; New York City NY eight shows

Tubes do PR video with Quaylewd promoting the Bottom Line shows & aiding the city’s financial problems(RS)

Rock Scene Magazine; Bottom Line Photos Wendi Lombardi.

 

Review of "The Tubes" by Michael Oldfield appears in music paper "Melody Maker"  (UK)

Review of show at the bottom line in New York City by Toby Goldstein appears in music paper "Sounds" (UK)

“Review of Bottom Line Shows”  NY Times  John Rockwell.

“Review of Bottom Line Shows”  NY Times ,  Ian Dove.

 

23rd                   Beacon Theatre; New York City NY

 

December ‘75

OUI Magazine; photos

18th

“Random Notes” Rolling Stone Magazine Photo.

 

29th

“If Rock is Going Down the Tubes, Blame Fee Waybill” People Magazine,

December 29, 1975 - January 5, 1976 Article & photos

 

31st Wed             Winterland Ballroom; San Francisco CA

Creem Magazine (USA)

 

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