GARAGE NEWS FLASH: The legendary 1966 Iowa garage band GONN, inductees into the Iowa Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, featured on the “Nuggets” box set with their first record “Blackout of Gretely” and on the Sundazed “Loudest Band in Town” Beat Rocket LP, to name a few, are reuniting for a show at OFF BROADWAY in St. Louis on Saturday, January 5th, 2008. This will be the band’s first live show since their appearance at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland back in 2005. GONN 2008 still features ALL ORIGINAL MEMBERS: Gerry Gabel, Craig Moore, Rex Garrett, Larry LaMaster, Dave Johnson. The group members are driving & flying in from all over the US to do this one-night show. Also appearing are The Nevermores and The Vultures, two of the St. Louis area’s best current generation of garage/punk/rock’n'roll bands. Tickets are only $10 and will be limited due to club capacity. As of this posting it is not known if advance tickets will be available or at the door only. More details can be found soon at www.myspace.com/gonn66, or at www.offbroadwaystl.com. You may also write to firstname.lastname@example.org with any specific questions. SPREAD THE WORD!
Check out Craig Moore from Gonn appearing live on stage with both The Geargrinders (top) and The Nevermores (bottom) at the recent Show-Me Blowout garage fest in St. Louis from Bill Streeter’s Lo-Fi Saint Louis video blog: