Summer In Review
truly unbelievable summer of 2001 winds down, let's walk down
short-term memory lane for a bit...
zombo event calendar has been quite full with fun and a lot
of these events soon to be repeated to help folks loose the
was Bingo-a-go-go, a full-blown bingo hall rock concert. With
free bingo, cool prizes cheap beer and some great bands. Evolution
Control Committee, The punk rock Christmas band Mistletoe,
and the debut of the Pittsburgh chapter of the Hillbilly Varmints
(which featured "dueling theremins".
and Roll Drive-in, was the ambitious multimedia marriage of
B-movies and top notch bands. Thanks to NY's Irving Klaws,
The Hi-frequecies and ZOWIE! The Soldiers and Sailors Hall
will do this again, very soon and regularly.
attendance and acceptance here in PGH is very rewarding.
Zombo DJ'ed the hard-core Rockabilly fan world and won them
over. Even Levi Dexter, of the Rockats, dug his stuff and
hung out and co-djed
with him. It was Rockabilly magic!
Z wowed 'em as the host and DJ of the Hotrod Hoe-down. The
attendance was staggering.
Sandy and NINE other bands put on one hell of a show. Big
Sandy, his guitarist Ashley Kingman and Drummer (and fellow
DJ) Bobby Trimble all complimented his unusual style of DJing.
said we could quote him -"This
guy is easily one of the best rockabilly DJs I have ever heard!"
Can you feel Z blush!
Zombo does a lot of stuff, but deep down, he's is just a humble
Coming This Fall....
will be into a six week gig
beginning Sept 21) at Cedar Point in Sandusky Ohio to DJ his
immense collection of monster music on top of their haunted
house for their seven foot dancing monsters throughout the
cool, Zombo's work with Pgh's event moguls "Ground Zero"
shows no boundaries for his ideas.
for Not only a return of Bingo-a-go-go and R and R drive in,
but also "New Wave Cabaret" a show case of local
bands performing classic 80's tuneage! He may even throw a
band together to playa few numbers (definitely a Devo tune
in the mix).
"Rock and Roll Flea Market!"An indoor flea market
with a twist (literally). Bands will play as people shop from
local vendor tables!
and Country Karaoke", will be his foray into that dark
side of entertainment. Only ratpack and cool 50/60's country
tunes will be tolerated. Participants will be encourage to
dress up for this one. Finally, karaoke with class!
music festivals, Record swap/DJ parties, B-movie matinees,
and maybe a cable access show and a fake convention (the sci-fi
scam con). Keep tuned for the latest from this indefatigable
maniac's parade of mayhem that will entertain, enlighten or
anger the general public!
his sixth annual "Rockabilly Holiday" His full-tilt
roots rock Christmas concert/party that has consistently made
$$$ for the needy around the holiday.
for one in Cleveland as well as one on his home ground in
will be putting on his monster music madness shows at the
largest Sci-fi conventions around the country.
April 6,7, and 8th
The Ubangi's, King Dapper Combo and Gein and the Graverobbers,
plus Zombo's "scary-okey" will wreck musically havoc,
check the website
the Famous Monsters convention and others to come..
King Dapper will be there no doubt...
speaking of the unstoppable dappers:
the King Dapper front...
will be on Fox 8 Cleveland Halloween Morning (7am-8am) on
the morning show doing their monster thing and later that
night.. a big kid's party at
the Ellet Library in Akron.
March, they will be playing a huge Halloween industry party
in conjunction with the release of a new album/greatest hit
CD. Yep, great old tracks and some mighty new ones will be
completely redone in the studio to deliver
the best Dapper album yet!
titled "The Monster-rific Hits of The King Dapper Combo".
Whew! Over and
out from Z-world!