CAROUSELBALLROOM

Latest Update: January 19, 2010

Copyright 2004-2010 Ross Hannan and Corry Arnold. All Rights Reserved. Thanks are due to Joe Jupille for his input.

Carousel Ballroom - Some Art

Carousel Ballroom - Performance List

Date Performers
May-65 The Carousel was running daily dances with an orchestra led by John Wolohan
20 May 1966 Jimmy Diamond and Orchestra
21 May 1966 Bachelors
25 August 1966 Yardbirds, Harbinger Complex, Peter Wheat and the Breadmen, Just VI [Bill Quarry Show]
19 November 1966 Beau Brummels, Tame Greens 
03 February 1967 Hells Angels at California Hall - San Francisco, CA
03 July 1967 The Grass Roots, Canned Heat, The Lighthouse
04 July 1967 Sons of Champlin, Canned Heat, The Robbs
05 July 1967 Sons of Champlin, Canned Heat, Kaleidoscope
06 July 1967 Sons of Champlin, Count Five, Kaleidoscope
25 October 1967 Iron Butterfly, Green Jello
17 January 1968 Grateful Dead, Quicksilver Messenger Service
14 February 1968 Grateful Dead, Country Joe and the Fish
15 March 1968 Jefferson Airplane, Grateful Dead
16 March 1968 Jefferson Airplane, Grateful Dead
17 March 1968 Jefferson Airplane, Grateful Dead
29 March 1968 Grateful Dead, Chuck Berry, Curley Cooke's Hurdy Gurdy Band 
30 March 1968 Grateful Dead, Chuck Berry, Curley Cooke's Hurdy Gurdy Band 
31 March 1968 Grateful Dead, Chuck Berry, Curley Cooke's Hurdy Gurdy Band 
04 April 1968 John Lee Hooker, Loading Zone, Mother Earth
05 April 1968 John Lee Hooker, Loading Zone, Mother Earth
06 April 1968 John Lee Hooker, Loading Zone, Mother Earth
12 April 1968 Moby Grape, It's a Beautiful Day
  14 April 1968 Big Brother and the Holding Company, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Initial Shock, Gospal Singers [Haight-Ashbury Clinic Benefit] 
19 April 1968 Erma Franklin, Santana Blues Band, Frumious Bandersnatch
20 April 1968 Erma Franklin, Santana Blues Band, Frumious Bandersnatch
21 April 1968 Erma Franklin, Santana Blues Band, Frumious Bandersnatch
24 April 1968 Johnny Cash, Dan Hicks and his Hot Licks
26 April 1968 Steve Miller Blues Band, James and Bobby Purify, Sons of Champlin
27 April 1968 Steve Miller Blues Band, James and Bobby Purify, Sons of Champlin
28 April 1968 Steve Miller Blues Band, James and Bobby Purify, Sons of Champlin
01 May 1968 How Do You Want to Live: Free City Convention
03 May 1968 Thelonius Monk, Dr. John the Night Tripper, The Charlatans
04 May 1968 Thelonius Monk, Dr. John the Night Tripper, The Charlatans
05 May 1968 Thelonius Monk, Dr. John the Night Tripper, The Charlatans
08 May 1968 Charlatans, Dan Hicks and his Hot Licks
10 May 1968 Steve Miller Blues Band, Kaleidoscope, Youngbloods
11 May 1968 Steve Miller Blues Band, Kaleidoscope, Youngbloods
12 May 1968 Steve Miller Blues Band, Kaleidoscope, Youngbloods
15 May 1968 Hell's Angels Dance: Big Brother and The Holding Company, Youngbloods, Rejoice
17 May 1968 Electric Flag, Don Ellis and his Orchestra, Pacific Gas and Electric
18 May 1968 Electric Flag, Don Ellis and his Orchestra, Pacific Gas and Electric
19 May 1968 Electric Flag, Don Ellis and his Orchestra, Pacific Gas and Electric
21 May 1968 Jerry Garcia, Jack Casady, Jorma Kaukonen, Steve Miller, Elvin Bishop, Mickey Hart [Rock Jam]
22 May 1968 Jam - with Jerry Garcia and Others
  24 May 1968 HP Lovecraft , Clara Ward Singers, Mad River [replacing Big Brother and the Holding Company who had cancelled]
  25 May 1968 HP Lovecraft , Clara Ward Singers, Mad River [replacing Big Brother and the Holding Company who had cancelled]
  26 May 1968 HP Lovecraft , Clara Ward Singers, Mad River [replacing Big Brother and the Holding Company who had cancelled]
28 May 1968 Tuesday Night Jam
30 May 1968 Grateful Dead, Charlie Musselwhite, Petris 
31 May 1968 Grateful Dead, Charlie Musselwhite, Petris 
01 June 1968 Grateful Dead, Charlie Musselwhite, Petris 
  04 June 1968 Jerry Garcia, Elvin Bishop, Barry Melton, Tim Davis, Lonnie Turner, Steve Miller, Fred Walk, Dino, Marcus "Magnificent" Malone, Others (Tuesday Night Jam/Benefit)
07 June 1968 Jefferson Airplane, Grateful Dead, Fleetwood Mac
08 June 1968 Jefferson Airplane, Grateful Dead, Fleetwood Mac
09 June 1968 Jefferson Airplane, Grateful Dead, Fleetwood Mac
11 June 1968 Tuesday Night Jam
12 June 1968 The Charlatans , Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks, Steve Miller Band, Jefferson Airplane [Fire Dance]
14 June 1968 Booker T and the MGs, Tim Buckley, It's A Beautiful Day
15 June 1968 Booker T and the MGs, Tim Buckley, It's A Beautiful Day
16 June 1968 Booker T and the MGs, Tim Buckley, It's A Beautiful Day
17 June 1968 Grateful Dead, Fleetwood Mac
18 June 1968 Tuesday Night Jam
19 June 1968 Grateful Dead, Richie Havens [Black Man's Free Store Benefit]
20 June 1968 Big Brother and the Holding Company, Fleetwood Mac, Dr John The Night Tripper
23 June 1968 Big Brother and the Holding Company
24 June 1968 Big Brother and the Holding Company
25 June 1968 Tuesday Night Jam
28 June 1968 Steve Miller Band, Buddy Guy, Initial Shock
29 June 1968 Steve Miller Band, Buddy Guy, Initial Shock
30 June 1968 Steve Miller Band, Buddy Guy, Initial Shock
  05 July 1968 Jimi Hendrix and BB King - show cancelled due to closure of the Carousel - a Rick Shubb poster was created but never printed for this show
06 July 1968 Jimi Hendrix and BB King - show cancelled
07 July 1968 Jimi Hendrix and BB King - show cancelled
  05-Jul-68 to 04-Jul-71 The Carousel was leased to Bill Graham and run as the Fillmore West (leaving the Carousel sign intact throughout)
12 November 1968 Hell's Angels Dance and Jam - The Sounds of the City (Advertised as the Carousel Ballroom)
  03 December 1969 Creedence Clearwater Revival, Joy of Cooking, Sanpaku, Clover, Billy Joe Becoot, Gary Wagner (KPFA Show - Advertised as the Carousel Ballroom)
  03 March 1971 Grateful Dead, Shades of Joy, Gestalt Fool Theater Family, New Generation Singers (Advertised as the Carousel Ballroom)
22 September 1972 Stoneground, Max, Sword and Stone, Sylvester and the Hot Band
23 September 1972 Stoneground, Max, Sword and Stone, Sylvester and the Hot Band
28 September 1972 Curtis Mayfield - show cancelled
29 September 1972 Curtis Mayfield - show cancelled
30 September 1972 Curtis Mayfield - show cancelled
06 October 1972 Hot Tuna - show cancelled
07 October 1972 Hot Tuna - show cancelled
08 October 1972 Hot Tuna - show cancelled
13 October 1972 Coldblood, War, Elvin Bishop
14 October 1972 Coldblood, War, Elvin Bishop
15 October 1972 Coldblood, War, Elvin Bishop
21 October 1972 Dr John, Ry Cooder, Sylvester and the Hot Band
22 October 1972 Dr John, Ry Cooder, Sylvester and the Hot Band