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Re: Smallest venue you ever saw Bob

Post by DrivinThatTrain » Thu Jan 06, 2022 5:45 pm

Probably Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel in Providence, Ri

Place was packed!
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Re: Smallest venue you ever saw Bob

Post by Jack O. Hartz » Thu Jan 06, 2022 5:58 pm

Kingfish always played small clubs. Keystone Palo Alto. Outdoor show at a small park in Palo Alto. Small club in North Beach in SF (never been before, never went again).
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Re: Smallest venue you ever saw Bob

Post by filbert » Thu Jan 06, 2022 6:08 pm

Il fornaio restaurant in palo alto after an early 90s shoreline show. Nose to nose with him in a crowded doorway. He said hi. I said, looked like you were having fun up there tonight. He replied, always.

That place was a fun post show scene for a couple of years

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Re: Smallest venue you ever saw Bob

Post by Lhmwrench » Thu Jan 06, 2022 7:00 pm

Glen from CT wrote:
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 2pigpen » Thu Jan 06, 2022 7:17 pm

MdAngler wrote:
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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Re: Smallest venue you ever saw Bob

Post by jerry me » Thu Jan 06, 2022 7:25 pm

The Triad?…after the beacon show.

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Re: Smallest venue you ever saw Bob

Post by 2pigpen » Thu Jan 06, 2022 7:34 pm



I saw weir twice at benefits for Senator Leahy in a ballroom in a Washington hotel

This is a video of the 2nd one

both times maybe 200-300 people were there
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Re: Smallest venue you ever saw Bob

Post by Bridgeless » Thu Jan 06, 2022 7:51 pm

The Ranch Bowl in Omaha in March 2002 held 450. It was in a bowling alley.
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Re: Smallest venue you ever saw Bob

Post by flJen » Thu Jan 06, 2022 8:04 pm

Ridgefield, CT or Jamaica

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Re: Smallest venue you ever saw Bob

Post by mossismyrice » Thu Jan 06, 2022 8:55 pm

Either The Flood Zone in Richmond, VA or Wetlands in NYC

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Re: Smallest venue you ever saw Bob

Post by Subwoofer » Thu Jan 06, 2022 9:35 pm

Slim’s in SF…not quite 500
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Re: Smallest venue you ever saw Bob

Post by Chez » Thu Jan 06, 2022 10:01 pm

The Copacabana in Portchester, the Sweetwater, or the Triad are the first three that come to mind. No idea of the capacity of each.
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Post by For Sure » Thu Jan 06, 2022 10:07 pm

Oh and Phil’s restaurant. I think the triad was 125-150 capacity

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Re: Smallest venue you ever saw Bob

Post by fryguy1000 » Thu Jan 06, 2022 10:53 pm

filbert wrote:
Thu Jan 06, 2022 6:08 pm
Il fornaio restaurant in palo alto after an early 90s shoreline show. Nose to nose with him in a crowded doorway. He said hi. I said, looked like you were having fun up there tonight. He replied, always.

That place was a fun post show scene for a couple of years
I grew up in Palo Alto, was great when they started staying there. Got to hang out post show at Bobs suite then walk home.

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Re: Smallest venue you ever saw Bob

Post by fryguy1000 » Thu Jan 06, 2022 10:56 pm

Keystone Palo Alto with the Midnights a few times in the early 80’s and the Kabuki in SF. The old Sweetwater in 95 & 96. The “backstage” was the basement with a dumbwaiter from the bar. Marin Vets in 83 & 84 with the Dead and Warfield 83

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Re: Smallest venue you ever saw Bob

Post by el_pablo65 » Fri Jan 07, 2022 1:30 am

House of Blues
Las Vegas
9-2-09
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Re: Smallest venue you ever saw Bob

Post by Philip R Bowl » Fri Jan 07, 2022 1:49 am

Sweetwater Saloon
3/26 Durham

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Re: Smallest venue you ever saw Bob

Post by 2pigpen » Fri Jan 07, 2022 5:03 am

el_pablo65 wrote:
Fri Jan 07, 2022 1:30 am
House of Blues
Las Vegas
9-2-09
I did that one
Jackie Greene sat in

This venue crossed my mind too…
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Re: Smallest venue you ever saw Bob

Post by friki » Fri Jan 07, 2022 5:56 am

For me it would be with CJ, DoeCraig, BJ, Sabos, and more at Levon's and the bar the next night in woodstock. The bar gig was probably smaller. not many people at all.

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Re: Smallest venue you ever saw Bob

Post by Unc. John » Fri Jan 07, 2022 5:56 am

Glen from CT wrote:
Thu Jan 06, 2022 4:59 pm
Ridgefield Playhouse in CT...capacity 500.
got puddled HARD at those shows

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