Location: 27 E Fifth, Eugene, Oregon Music: Annie Read and Larry Tracey, easy listening (1980) Chuck Balkwell of Soda Creek Three (1980)
Location: 99 N just over the overpass Active Years: 1959-? Building History Melody Ranch til 1959 Rendezvous Dancing every Saturday night! Music: Leon Bell and his Valley Ramblers (house band)
The Silvertones were a punkabilly surf, rock band that played covers and originals. Performed in Oregon: Eugene, Corvallis, Albany, Portland. Active Years: Members: Vince O’Connor – Keyboards
Secrets was a 4-piece rock band that played covers and originals. Performed locally in played Springfield and Eugene. Active Years: 1980s? Members: Vince O’Connor – keyboards Duke Pippitt – drums
Ziller was a 5-piece band that played locally in Springfield and Eugene. Active Years: 1970s-1980s? Members: D.B. (Douglas) Bonham – Lead Singer (sister is Tracy Bonham) Cory Burden – Drums (later with Big Monti Admunson, Bubinos) Vince O’Connor – Keyboards Terry Jimmy Marty
Nasty Habit was a 4 & 5-piece band that played original classic rock. Performed locally and the around the Pacific NW (Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba). Active Years: ? Members: Vince O’Connor – Keyboards
Ballyhoo was 4-piece rock band that played at the U of O (in the EMU cafeteria that was in Animal House), frat and sorority houses, and local clubs. Active Years: 1970s Members: Vince O’Connor – Keyboards
Founded in 1989 by Robert Christie and Diane Beck. Disbanded in the late 1990’s. Genre: Punk Base Location: Eugene, Oregon. Members: Diane Beck Nick Tucker Robert Christie Earliest known footage of Oswald Five-O, shot by Adam Glogauer in late 1989 at the W.O.W. Hall, Eugene, Oregon.
Genre: Punk Base Location: Eugene, Oregon Members: Mike Johnson Billy Karren Robert Christie Laura McDougall Eugene, Oregon’s Snakepit being interviewed on KLSR in 1989 by the hosts of a locally produced music video show. The hosts are John Napier and Melissa Ives.
The Evolutionary Dance Band was a popular rock band from Eugene, Oregon in the 1980s. Frequently played at Taylor’s, Black Forest, BJ Kelly’s, WOW Hall, and Project Space. Members: David Friedman – Bass Bob Beiser – Drums Ron Kleim – Guitar (white) Dave Meyer – Guitar Another Guy – 1983 – An original power pop song written by […]
The Bottled Hungarian was a punk rock group based in Eugene, Oregon in the 80’s. Members: Bass, Vocals – Marty Schwarzbauer Drums – Scott Adamo Guitar – Juan Camacho Vocals – Debbie Nesbitt Recorded by Moxie Records in Springfield Oregon.
The Milkmen (1980’s) Genre: Blues Base Location: Eugene, Oregon Members: Randy Haines – Guitar / Vocal Henry Coooper – Guitar YouTube Video from the Paul Burnett Show – 1983 – Cable Access TV
Located: 720 Willamette St, Eugene, Oregon Owner: Ed Huson
The Trawler was a popular restaurant and music venue in downtown Eugene. Location: 110 S Park, Eugene, Oregon Active Years: 1980s Owner: John Clarenbach
Location: U of O Line Up: Bob Weir & Kingfish