VH1.COM. . . . The Get Away With The Goo Goo's sweepstakes winner has been selected. . . . ah yes. . . .it's been a bit of a wait . . . .but the moment has come . . . .and the big winner . . . joining us for an all expense paid trip to see us perform at the New York State Fair in Syracuse, NY. . . .is. . . .
Diana Marguerite of San Diego, CA
Congratulations. . . .can't wait to see ya at the show. . . . you will also get to sit right up on the stage . . .we'll get you a hard hat in case of any can tossers. . .only kidding. . . . pretty cool to see a show from that vantage point. . . .looking forward to meeting up with you backstage. . . .thanks so much to David Weir and everyone at VH1.COM for helping us bring you this awesome prize package. . . .more giveaways and contests to come. . . . keep it here at your Daily Goo for any upcoming events. . . . .cool. . . .
And another winner. . . .(you're all winners in our book). . . hehehehe. . . .The Daily Goo Quickie for yesterday. . . . the question was. . .
The Goo Goo Dolls have performed concerts in all of the following countries EXCEPT. . . . .
c) New Zealand
And the answer. . . .well let's eliminate the countries one by one. . . . .
Sweden. . . . our first performance in Sweden was a club show on the Boy Named Goo Tour. . .second at a large festival called the Hulstfred Festival on the Dizzy up the Girl tour. . .crazed bunch of music lovers there. . . .
New Zealand. . .after our last swing through Australia we stopped in New Zealand for an awesome show on the Dizzy tour as well. . .
Belgium. . . .Yes. . . the first shows in Europe on the Superstar Record. . .a whole bunch of little pubs. . . empty little pubs. . .lotsa fun though. . . first time abroad for all of us. . . .
Australia. . . many shows . . . we hear Broadway is apparently doing rather well over there at the moment. . . .perhaps a trip back ?. . . .who knows. . .
Monaco. . .yes. . . the World Music Awards from earlier this year. . . .hung with the prince you know. . .the show is actually rerunning on VH1 @ 8 AM est tomorrow. . .if you're an early riser check it out. . .
I guess that leaves Thailand. . . . oooohhhh. . . .love that Thai food. . . had a little Thai curry yesterday . . . honest. . . .that's probably where I came up with incorrect answer. . . .and qualifying with the correct incorrect answer. . . Thailand. . . is
Tricia Dantoni of Tamarac, FL. . . she receives an autographed set list from the performance at the DNC convention earlier this week at the Sky Bar in L.A.. . . .Congrats and keep on checkin' in with us at the Daily for more cool prizes . . .
We've put a new link into the links section of our site. . . .under the heading "be informed" . . . you'll find a link to congress.com. . . you can register to vote. . . enter you zip code and get listings of all the candidates running for office in this election year. . . .and get some information on platforms etc. . . . check it out. . .super important for your opinion to be educated and expressed. . . OK. . . on we go. . . .
Boxes and boxes of memories from the last tour. . . .some more of those scattered single photos we found laying around. . . .thought we'd share 'em with ya. . . . .click on picture 1. . . .it's a shot of our dressing room door at the Tonight show. . . Jay's actually a pretty cool guy. . . .stops in and says hello. . .unlike some of the other TV hosts we've run into over the years. . .mentioning no names of course. . .not sure which appearance this is from. . . I think we've been on the show 6 or 7 times by this point. . . .
And Click on picture 2. . . .this photo of Mike and Robby was taken on the Dizzy tour in the Shinjuku district of Tokyo in February of 1998. . .taken in the elevator of the Tokyo Hilton. . . .takin' a ride either to or from the lobby. . . .how was the elevator trip ?. . . . had it's ups and downs . . . ouch . . . man . . .
Happy Birthday wishes going out to. . .Alisha Margulies of Yardley, PA, Amy Steele of Webster, NY, Annalisa Ciccotto of Staten Island, NY, Danae Perdomo of Orlando, FL, Inga Beisswaenger of Leonberg, Germany, Leslie Rusakow of Morganville, NJ and Shonna Walden of Salem, OH . . . .
And that's a wrap. . . . don't forget about the monthly contest. . . click on the enter button for details. . . .and another Daily Goo Quickie comin' soon. . . Were going to make this a pretty extra special one . . . so keep checkin' in with us here at the Daily. . . . .
Once again. . . .Congratulations to Diana Marguerite. . . winner of the VH1.COM Get Away With the Goo Goo's Sweepstakes . . . we hope to see y'all in the morning. . . .
Wishin' y'all a great day. . . .and night too. . . go for the Thai Curry. . . .oooohhhhhh so goooooood. . . . . . .