.................... SET LISTS: 1997

  INSTAGON: PERFORMANCE SET LISTS FOR 1997
TOTAL SHOWS IN 1997: 23

[JAN] [FEB] [MAR] [MAY] [JUN] [AUG] [SEP] [OCT] [NOV] [DEC]

01-26-97 MR. T'S BOWL, HIGHLAND PARK, CA............SUN (133)
1: Video Death
{Lob (Califone turntable,scrap metal,tapes,video
cassette) Gentry Densley (Guitar), Doug Wright (upright bass),
Cashe Tolman (upright bass)
also LOLLIPOP, COUNTDOWNS, L.A.TIMES, BURNING SOFA #10

01-31-97 E.M.R.L. STUDIOS, SACRAMENTO, CA............FRI (134)
1: Something Sweet For Pete Across Thee Street
{Lob (Califone turntable,bass,cash register,tapes),
Dr. Oblivious (keyboards), Destin Lebanc (guitar)}
also TURK KNIFES POPE & JOB

02-01-97 "PAIN FACTORY",CITYVISIONS CABLE TV CH. 53,
SAN FRANCISCO, CA..........SAT - (135)
1: Thee Market Street Monkey Puzzle
{Lob (bass,tapes), Alan Herrick (keyboards/effects),
Mason Jones (metal stairs), Jason 222 (metal stairs)
also AIR-O-GANT & CHRIS COBB
1ST TELEVISION APPEARANCE OF INSTAGON

02-02-97 THE CHAMELEON, SAN FRANCISCO, CA...........SUN (136)
1: "Umm.."(follwed by "who knows" type of hand
gesture), Hu'uuh?, A Cop Is a Cop Even
Without His Head
{Lob (bass,Califone turntable,cash register,tapes),
Dr Oblivous (keyboard), Crow Mayhem (keyboard),
Will Rage (contact mic & effects,
Gravity (Accordion)}
*OFFICIAL 4TH BIRTHDAY 4 INSTAGON PERFORMANCE
CANDELMASS
GROUNDHOG DAY
1ST PUBLIC BAY AREA APPEARANCE OF INSTAGON

02-12-97 LUMPY GRAVY, LOS ANGELES, CA............WED (137)
1: thee short end ov a stethescope
2: lumpy gravy ritual sacrifical lamb thing..?
{Lob (bass,tapes,cash register), Sam Phetish (Roland
D-303), Geri Phetish (tapes,processor)}
ASH WEDNESDAY
LINCOLN'S BIRTHDAY

03-17-97 CLUB MESA, COSTA MESA, CA...............MON (138)
1: 70'S White Trash Metal Nightmare
(includes:Diamonds & Rust, I Dont Care>
Breaking The Law> Brick House>Welcome to
the Machine)
{Lob (bass,effects,tapes), Steve Glen (keyboard)
Kevin Jones (Priest Vocals)}
also DEATH SQUAD, MERCURY 9, F.H.HILL CO.
SAINT PATRICKS DAY MASSACRE

03-19-97 JAVA GARDEN, HUNTINGTON BCH, CA..........WED (139)
1: Thee Stroke Ov Nine
2: Wolvesong>Live Excursion In Feedback
{Lob (bass,tapes,efects)}
also DEATH SQUAD

03-30-97 KUCI FM 88.9, IRVINE, CA................SUN (140)
1: Thee Instagon Easter Special
{Lob (bass,cash register,Califone Turntable,tapes,
percussion, vocal), Ardinger (vocal), Dr. Oblivous
(keyboards,percussion), Melanie Buckmiller (flute,
keyboard,percussion)}
performance on MERV GRIFFIN 2000 radio show

05-02-97 IMPALA CAFE, LOS ANGELES, CA...........FRI (141)

1: L'chaim

Lob
(bass,guitar,tapes,cash register),
Dr. Oblivous
(Zube-Tube(tm), toy monsters),
Evan Jacobs
(guitar)}

also THE ICEBURN COLLECTIVE, BRATTY & JACKASS

05-09-97 ORANGE COAST COLLEGE, COSTA MESA,CA....FRI (142)
1: Tribal March For Thee Women
{Lob (drums), Sean Morrison (guitar), Dennis Owens (Moog Synth),
Erin Beverly (percussion), Leticia Blake (percussion),
Aileen Holmes (percussion)}
BENEFIT SHOW FOR WOMEN HELPING WOMEN OCC CAMPUS CLUB.
also were The PENETRATORS, 4, RED IN REVERSE, U.X.A.,
4-GASM, THE IRON-ONS, THE PUKES + readings by Jackie
Joyce & Mindy Nettifee

05-10-97 830 UNION AVE. Apt.#5, SAN FRANCISCO,CA....SAT (143)
1: Song For Karen
2:spoken word set by Lob: Buketry, Here He Said
In Haste, Why I Dont Like Coffee
show was moved from Kum Tai Laundrymat, to 2 other locations
before settling in this livingroom.. audience participation
was the whole of the performance..with Lob using a vaccum,
and some tapes..
also performances in the evening by ECOMCON & CHRIS COBB
click here to read reviews of this show.

05-21-97 ROCKFIELD TAVERN, LAKE FORREST, CA.........WED (144)
1: THEE DOORS: Jam, Freeway Demons, Plug in Peddle,
Poodle>Walking the Poodle, 5 Minutes Left to
Make this Song, Rockfield Tavern Reality Check

{Lob (vocals,harmonicas), Sean Morrison (bass),
Jonas Io (Guitar), Victor Salazar (drums),
Tommy Gallegos (congas)}
also THE FIRE ANTS & ADRENOCHROME
(performance was dubbed "the doors" by Charles Ardinger upon listening to the tape the next day.)

06-13-97 IMPALA CAFE, LOS ANGELES, CA...............FRI (145)
1: Logic
{Lob (Sapporo Can,vocals), Dav Huddleson (keyboards),
Tim White (keyboards), Jason Bagley (keyboards)
NOISE AID BENIFIT FOR LOB presented by Ron K. & the Impala Cafe.
also were: FIN, ECKANKORE, MUSICIDE, HOME AUDIENCE, & FLAMMABLE CHILD

08-08-97 AAAAH! CAPELLA, NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA........FRI (146)
1: Um..Bloated, Confused, Um..uhh..Serendipity,
Good Butter, Earth, Fair to Partly Cloudy
{Lob (Bass, TapeLoops), Bassman (Bass),
Rev.Andy Warthog (Guitar), Alma Pardo (Bass),
Eddie Nervo (Organ)}
also were: HOME AUDIENCE, MUSICIDE, ECKANKORE

08-15-97 MEGALOPOLIS, SAN DIEGO, CA.................FRI (147)
1:Hawkwindamearl
{Lob (bass,tapeloops), Andy Warthog (guitar),
Christopher TM (guitar,theremin) Tim White (keyboard rhythms),
Dav Huddleson (Keyboard), Dan Plummer (synthesizer)}
also ADRENOCHROME, & THE FIRE ANTS

08-31-97 IMPALA CAFE, LOS ANGELES,CA...............SUN (148)
1: Deep
{Lob (bass,tapeloops,Caliphone Turntable), Jason Bagley
(keyboards, samples), Jorge Martin (oscillator, ?), Kraig
Grady
(percussion, vocals, flute)}
also ICEBURN COLLECTIVE, AMK, ERSATZ, JA LO PAZ, THEE AHMISH, CELESTEVILLE, & THE AGGROMANIC COLLECTIVE
this was the final experimental performance at the Impala Cafe, which has now closed it's doors forever

09-02-97 -- KUCI FM 88.9, IRVINE, CA..................TUES (149)
1: Strolling In Thee Abyss
{Lob (bass,tapes), Ardinger (Ardinger machine),
Dan Young (percussion), Dav Huddleson (alto sax),
Clay Young (Moog Synth, percussion), Jason Masten (guitar, moog synth)}

09-13-97 BO JANGLES , SACRAMENTO, CA................SAT (150)
1: Carbon Freezing Chamber (Return ov thee Dark Jedi Mix)
{Lob (tapes,turntable,mic & electronics,fireworks),
Bassman (televisions), Dr. Oblivious (lightsaber), Destin LeBlanc (lightsaber, toy lazer gun)}
DAY 2/SET 1 - 1997 NORTHERN CALIFORNIA EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC FESTIVAL
click here to read a review of the entire Festival
click here to read reviews of Instagon's set ONLY
also were: SEEDMOUTH, NOISEGATE, STIMBOX, ECOMCON

10-17-97 A.A.A. ELECTRA 99 GALLERY, NEWPORT BCH., CA....FRI (151)
1:Eviction
{Lob (Mandolin,slit drum,dujumbe,rainstick), Ardinger
(visual elephant,recorder,hummingtube), Dan Young (percussion),
Erin Beverly (Cello,percussion), AUDIENCE (bells,shakers,
zube tube(tm),percussion,voices)}
was a benefit performance for this gallery as it was evicted from
its location and needed to move...show was shut down by local police

click here to read review of this show

10-25-97 -- ROCKFILED TAVERN, LAKE FOREST,CA.........SAT - (152)

1: PASSAGE/Krautrock Deamon Invoked

{Lob (bass,tapes), Jonas Io (sonic guitar #1), Jorge Martin (sonic guitar #2), Jeremy Zooter (drums)}
also were THEE AHMISH, MERCURY NINE, WONDERLAND JUNK

11-30-97 -- COBALT CAFE, CANOGA PARK, CA.............SUN - (153)

1: Jason vs. Thee Rock Band (under thee influence ov Can) > Forward

{Lob (bass,tapes), Jason Bagley (keyboards, samples), Rev. Andy Warthog (guitar), Cary Pealer (drums)
also were ICEBURN COLLECTIVE, WONDERLAND JUNK, & ECKANKORE

12-14-97 -- KOO'S ARTS CAFE, SANTA ANA, CA............SUN - (154)

1: From Thee Center ov thee Sun

{Lob (bass,tapes), Thad Matson (vocals,effect), Jeremy Zooter (drums), Rob Barton (guitar)}
also were SMOKE N' SUNSHINE, VOLUME, & VINEGAROON

12-31-97 -- APHRODITIE'S NITETIE, THE LOFT, SAN DIEGO,CA...WED (155)
1: Aphroditie Dances With Thee Deamon

{Lob (bass,tapes), Cary Pealer (Drums, Triggers), Dav Huddleson (Djumbe), Membrane (Drum), Trysha Garafolo (Drum), Drew (Drum), Bruce Bindamor (Drum), Jim (Drum)}
also were NOT BREATHING, ATTAXIA, METALPUSS, & J.L.J. TRIO

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