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Smallest venue you ever saw Bob

Post by jack straw » Thu Jan 06, 2022 3:22 pm

This was mine

11/10/1983
Rutgers Rose Room
New Brunswick NJ
$8
Thursday Night
Maybe a hundred and fifty people (not sure)
Place was a tiny tiny room

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Re: Smallest venue you ever saw Bob

Post by cumberland jimmy » Thu Jan 06, 2022 3:25 pm

1st set of the Taxi tour?.....does that count?

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Re: Smallest venue you ever saw Bob

Post by doecraig » Thu Jan 06, 2022 3:30 pm

when he did his solo tour at bearville theater in Woodstock
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Re: Smallest venue you ever saw Bob

Post by cumberland jimmy » Thu Jan 06, 2022 3:30 pm

doecraig wrote:
Thu Jan 06, 2022 3:30 pm
when he did his solo tour at bearville theater in Woodstock
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Post by freshwater » Thu Jan 06, 2022 3:35 pm

The Sweatlands...Oh, I mean the Wetlands : )

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Post by Brian129 » Thu Jan 06, 2022 3:36 pm

Dont know the capacity but the below venue was basically a food court during the business week. It was pretty small. 2 blocks from my job and Johnny Winter opened, I believe.

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Post by hoffmanmr » Thu Jan 06, 2022 3:40 pm

Probably the Country Club in Reseda, CA. Bobby & the Midnights sometime in the late 80's.

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Post by Dad » Thu Jan 06, 2022 3:41 pm

Im guessing the Bijou Theatre in Knoxville in April 2012. Small old place with a tiny crowd.

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Post by pennsylvaniapete » Thu Jan 06, 2022 3:47 pm

First set taxi tour
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Post by Buck » Thu Jan 06, 2022 4:01 pm

Taxi Tour for me too.

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Re: Smallest venue you ever saw Bob

Post by taperchuck » Thu Jan 06, 2022 4:23 pm

Bobby and the Midnights

Toads Place

New Haven, CT

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Post by thinman » Thu Jan 06, 2022 4:26 pm

The old (original) Sweetwater Saloon at the last show. It was Donna and the Tricksters and Weir came out for a few tunes. Place was so packed. He just walked in thru the front door. Tiny place.

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Post by danM » Thu Jan 06, 2022 4:27 pm

jack straw wrote:
Thu Jan 06, 2022 3:22 pm
This was mine

11/10/1983
Rutgers Rose Room
New Brunswick NJ
$8
Thursday Night
Maybe a hundred and fifty people (not sure)
Place was a tiny tiny room
I believe I was there. Listened to the first show thru a side door that security propped open for a few of us heads and went in for the late show.
Yes. Small crowd.
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Re: Smallest venue you ever saw Bob

Post by MdAngler » Thu Jan 06, 2022 4:33 pm

9/20/2003 Ratdog Michael's Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie, MD.

Old wedding/banquet/bull roast hall - max capacity under 1000 - low ceiling with chandeliers - terrible venue now closed thankfully.
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Post by For Sure » Thu Jan 06, 2022 4:52 pm

Think Bob, Rob, Jeff and Jay sometime late 90s early 00s at the warehouse in Rochester. Place was a bar with a dance floor, but come to think of it, it was that tiny place in NYC after the beacon. That was a blast

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Post by Glen from CT » Thu Jan 06, 2022 4:59 pm

Ridgefield Playhouse in CT...capacity 500.

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Re: Smallest venue you ever saw Bob

Post by DZwEtrnity » Thu Jan 06, 2022 5:18 pm

NYC Seaport food court atrium 99.

Yes, bri that was Johnny Winter that opened. He didn't look good and had a dude on the side to catch him, but he wailed on the guitar.

Baked NYC nite, Buds>Food court>Bobby

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Post by berry_good » Thu Jan 06, 2022 5:20 pm

Mississippi Nights in St. Louis one time.

The Pageant in St. Louis a few times.

The Fox Theatre in St. Louis one time.

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Post by TommyGroveland » Thu Jan 06, 2022 5:34 pm

Bacanahl club (might be misspelled) San Diego 86. Go Ahead one night and Bobby and friends I think. Small place. Crowded, tipped the beer girl good, didn’t have to move. Five feet from Brent. Fun night.

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Re: Smallest venue you ever saw Bob

Post by pmcall1 » Thu Jan 06, 2022 5:42 pm

It is close between these.

Amoeba Record Store on Sunset in Hollywood.

Philharmonia 2010 - Elementary school rec room at an Undisclosed school location in San Francisco.

Throckmorton theater in Mill Valley

3/24/2012 TRI studios

The Bacchanal in Claremont Mesa with Go Ahead. At the time it was the home of the worlds longest margarita.
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