Tuesday, January 12, 2016

WHK Big Show of '67

The WHK Big Show of '67 with The Blues Magoos, Keith, The Rationals, The Trade Winds, The Cryan' Shames, The Jefferson Airplane, and The Distant Cousins at Loew's State Theatre, 10 AM on Saturday, January 7, 1967. This concert was held prior to the regular showings of After the Fox, was the last show on the original stage. Following this performance the theatre closed for several weeks for the Cinerama installation and would reopen on February 8 with Grand Prix. Shows in the 1970's were on a stage built in front of the actual stage, in the 1980's a new stage house was built with a larger stage to accommodate bigger productions.
Article and photo from The Plain Dealer, January 8, 1967.
The Blues Magoos, on their way to the top of the charts with their Psychedelic Lollipop long player.
Jane Scott column from The Plain Dealer Action Tab, January 6, 1967.
From The Plain Dealer, January 7, 1967.

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