After that hectic week of conventioning here in Los Angeles. . . we find ourselves able to sit back and take a breath for a moment. . . .not too long. . . . but a moment . . . until the 25th actually. . . .when we head off to Phoenix to perform a little acoustic show at The Zone. . . .then off to Vegas for the Star Lounge show at the Rio Hotel. . . . both of these are station sponsored events . . . no tickets for sale . . . legally anyways. . . . but we do have a bunch of shows scheduled beginning August 28th and continuing through September 4th . . . here's the web addresses for all the fair shows this summer. . . .A Boston Radio Show for the Mix as well later in the month. . . get ticket information. . . and even purchase them online in some cases. . . .check it out. . . hope you can round up your peeps (get it?. . . like chickens. . . ) and get on out to one or more of them . . . here they are. . . .
8/28, Pueblo, CO, Colorado State Fair
8/29, Lincoln, NB, Nebraska State Fair
8/30, St. Paul, MN, Minnesota State Fair
9/1, Essex Jct., VT, Champlain Valley Exposition
9/2, Syracuse, NY, NYS Fair
9/3, Allentown, PA, Allentown Fair
9/4, Canfield, OH, Mahoning County Fair
9/23, Boston, MA, Mix Fest at Suffolk Downs
If you're attending any of the big rock concerts. . . we're collecting canned food for USA Harvest once again. . . .don't forget to help us out with that. . . .just drop 'em in the bins on the way into the gig. . . . .we'd appreciate it. . . . . . .
And. . .And. . .And in Celebration of our 50th edition of the Daily. . .a super special Daily Goo Quickie !!!!!. . . .the prize for today is a fitted baseball cap. . . .one of only about 25 specially made for the band. . .it features the word Dizzy written in Kanji on the front and an awesome embroidered GGD logo on the back . . . click on picture 1 for a look. . . .
OK. . .Here's the scoop . . . we ask a question . . . about anything at all . . . and you e-mail us your name and address along with your answer to that days Daily Goo Quickie. . . .we accept submissions until 10 AM est on August 20th. . .oh. . . we accept only the first 1000 entries . . . .E-mail your information soon to. . .
If you are correct . . . you qualify to win this awesome prize. . .we'll let you know who won tomorrow . . . not long after 10 AM est . . . cool? . . . here's the question . . .
What was the first rock video by the Goo Goo Dolls to air on the MTV?
b) There You Are
c) Torn Apart
d) We are the Normal
e) James Dean
Easy as pie . . . or 50th anniversary cake . . . uh huh. . . .don't forget . . . e-mail us your info to DailyGooQuickie@aol.com . . . if you put it into the write the goos section. . . you won't be entered . . . cool . . .
Thanks for all of the letters. . . we love to hear from y'all. . .makes us warm and fuzzy inside. . . .here's one from Michelle Garrison of Hollywood, FL . . . .she writes. . .
Hey guys! So, I was attempting to update my website today ( http://silk.simplenet.com/ggd/home.html ). Trying to revamp it a little bit. I have a lot of visitors who come to see stuff they can't normally see because they don't have cable, they're relatively new fans or even some live overseas. Anyway, I decided to peruse my tapes of really rare stuff and to my surprise, I ran across something I was kind of curious about. I believe it was an old episode of Alternative Nation when Johnny and Robby were hosting for Kennedy. Anyway, you guys introduced a new punk band named "The Angry Young Scallions." I have attached a picture to illustrate my point.. . .(click on picture 2). . . I just wanted to know whatever happened to those guys. I mean, maybe they can open up on the next tour? michelle
I'm sorry michelle. . . you probably won't be seeing the angry young scallions again anytime soon. . . they were at the forefront of the vegetable punk thing. . . i think trying to recreate that energy again would be impossible. . . they sort of went out in a glaze of glory . . . thanks for the letter . . . .
Happy Birthday wishes going out to. . . . April Burrows of Seymour, WI, Cecilia Golombek of MD, Christina Witherill of Los Angeles, CA, Franco Tedesco of West Palm Beach, FL, Jennifer Grant of Columbus, OH, Kate Stocke of woodstown, NJ, Kourtney Szary of Albany, NY, Melanie Karvoski of Hamburg, PA, Nicole Moran of Hammond, IN, Pam Marchand of Bridgeview, IL, Uzo Awa of DeSoto, TX and Vanessa Juarez of Austin, TX. . .
And that wraps up the 50th edition of your daily thingee here. . .don't forget about the monthly contest . . . that cool ass Daily Goo Quickie . . . super unique prize. . .we'll announce the winner in the mornin'. . .and once again thanks for all of the letters and encouragement. . . .we'll have to get together again for episode 100. . . .we'll bring the punch . . . well. . . .I guess we'll see ya in the mornin'. . .
That's it folks. . . . uh. . . .well?. . . .oh yhea. . . . a bit of wisdom. . . . nearly forgot. . .some sound advice. . . If you lose your glasses. . . .check on top of your head FIRST. . .if they're not there it only took a second . . . if they are . . . you really save yourself from feelin' like a dork. . . Now that's really it. . . . get outta here. . . see ya tomorrow. . . .