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Free Concert Line-up

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Parent Issue
Day
14
Month
June
Year
1974
Copyright
Creative Commons (Attribution, Non-Commercial, Share-alike)
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Bands dona t ing their musical the first f ree concert presen ted by the Ann Arbor Community Parks Program on Sunday. June 16 at Ótis Spann Field include: THE MOJO BOOGIE BAND (June 16) Jim Tate, lead guitar; Bil! Lynn, rhythm gnitar; Steve McKay, saxophone; Don Backus, piano; Doug Stoughton. bass: Jerry Myers, drums. Presently the most solid exponent of Ann Arbor electric blus 'n' boogie, the Mojo's have rocked the AAYpsi bar circuit hard for a good couple of years; made successful forays to Chicago; and played at both past Ann Arbor Blues and Jazz Festival, where in 1973 they caused quite a frenzy. Stronger than ever, they sould . be a fitting capper for the free concert Sunday June 16. TATE BLUES BAND (June 16) Tcrry Tate, guitar, harmonica, vocals; Lany Schramm, bass: Mike Currier, guitar; Dave Cooper, drums. Une ot the most colorí ui people ever to take the stage at an Ann Arbor Free Concert, Terry Tate is remembered as the crazed blues singer who tore off the American flag suit he was wearing at the last free concert ever held in West Park ( 1 968) and he was arrested and victimized by Sherriff Douglas Harvey the next day. Terry and brother Jim "Hawg" Tate of the Mojo Boogie Band have been helping to keep the Ann Arbor Blues Tradition alive ever since 1 963. DRIVIN' SIDEWAYS BAND (June 16) Sue Seligman, vocals; Lou Collins, guitar;Tony Amorsen, bas; Bruce Collins, drums; Mark F'outs, piano These people come from Ann Arbor, Ypsi, and Detroit and have been together for about one year. Originally holding forth on the Motor City bar circuit, they have now turned their attention to the treetown área where folks at frat parties and beer joints continue to discover what Drivin' Sideways is all about. ZOOM (June 16} Jody Blair, lead guitar; Nate Peterson, bass; Mark Chacona, rhythm guitar; Riek Williams. vocals; Jerry Grcnier, drums. Jody's from Detroit and has been in Bod Hodge's Catfish; Nate's from Mt. Clemens and has played with Rusty Day's Detroit; Mark comes from Allman Brothers country down in Georgia; Riek 's from London, EngJand; Jerry 's from Boston, Massachusetts. Only a couple of weeks old. Zoom already rocks good like a Motor City band should. Could be quite a threat if they stick to it. Scheduled to appear at next week's concert (June 23)are the Scott Morgan group (with ex-MC5ers Fred Smith and Michael Thompson), Uprising, Flat Rock and one other group yet to be announced.