Fall/Winter Edition/2003 No.33
New Year's Eve Party!
THE RENAISSANCE AIRPORT HOTEL
9801 Natural Bridge Rd.
$300 per couple (plus tax) includes the following:
For a sneak peek at the dinner menu click here.
All music this night will be performed exclusively by Sh-Boom.
For reservations or more info’ call (314)429-1100.
SH-BITS AND SH-BLUNDERS
Sh-Boom Gossip and Gab
The highlight of the past summer has to be the Sh-Boom & Fans Getaway to Memphis, TN. The trip was to celebrate the band’s 20th anniversary. Let’s recap some of the adventures.
Scott and Leslie distributed Jell-O shots as the motor coach headed down I-55 south of St. Lou. Passengers were soon calling for them by code, “Give me a red”; “We’ll have another green on this side!” Our bus floated right to the middle of Memphis by mid-afternoon on June 26th.
The downtown Radisson Hotel was very nice, and the group meals at Pierside and Elvis Presley’s restaurants exquisite. You can’t go wrong when dining with good people. Sh-Boom fans are great! Donna and Cheryl from Brentwood Travel made excellent arrangements for our group.
What else happened? Let’s see… Sh-Boom opened the Memphis Redbirds AAA baseball game by performing the Star Spangled Banner. While the Redbirds were busy winning their game, some Sh-Boomers were busy winning it big at the slots in Tunica. The guests visited a variety of area attractions including Mud Island, Sun Studio, the Peabody Ducks, the Gibson Guitar Factory, and the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum. Do you know that you can hear just about any recorded song of Memphis’ rich musical heritage at the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum? Each timeless rendition performed by our friend Jim Hagedorn! You just don’t realize how loud you are singing sometimes when you’re wearing those headphones!
The entire group paid a pilgrimage to Graceland to see the E oracle. Sh-Boom fan (and even bigger Elvis fan) Wanda Watson enjoyed this excursion more than anyone in the group. In fact, we believe that Wanda enjoyed this particular trip even more than the 14 visits she made there last year.
Sh-Boom performed Friday & Saturday nights at Elvis Presley’s Memphis nightclub on Beale Street. During the Saturday night show, Sh-Boom fans surprised the band with an anniversary cake. What a lot of fun EP’s was! I’m sure the ghost of Elvis was with us those nights and, since Lisa Marie couldn’t make it, we’ll take what we can get.
To read the complete Memphis Travel Journal and to view pictures of Sh-Boom’s southern excursion go here.
Where will Sh-Boom & Fans travel to next? Stay tuned to www.sh-boom.com!
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY BABY
Sh-Boom Band Members Celebrate Milestones
As 2003 comes to a close, Sh-Boom salutes each band member who is celebrating a significant Sh-Boom Anniversary in 2003.
Rob Miller (bass guitar) 20 years
Scott Lackey (vocals) 20 years
Dave Caito (vocals) 20 years
Brad James (vocals) 20 years
Ben Lackey (guitar) 15 years
Tom Gerke (guitar) 15 years
Lamar Pilsing (vocals) 5 years
Dennis Roussin (drums) 1 year
Thanks also to Sh-Boom’s dedicated and incredible crew who support the band from behind the scenes:
Pete Colombo (Stage Manager)
DJ and Christine Kent (LDS Audio & Lighting)
Steve Welton (Technical Support)
To view a personal profile of each band member click on their names above.
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