Spring/Summer Edition/2004 No.34
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Sh-Boom Benefit for CMN

One of Sh-Boom's favoriteeventsis theannual "Night of Miracles". The benefit for the Children's Miracle Network of Great St. Louis features a delicious dinner, open bar, silent auction, dancing, and oh yes, the sounds of Sh-Boom! The silent auction offers autographed sports memorabilia, weekend getaways, entertainment event tickets, dining certificates, and more. Tickets are available for individuals, groups of any size, or for businesses interested in a corporate sponsorship.
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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Sh-Boom

Instead of heading south of the border, go west instead to Washington Missouri for a Cinco de Mayo celebration with Sh-Boom. It all happens on Friday, May 7th at Chico's Mexican Cantina. Chico's will host the event under a huge tentnext tothe restaurant. Music starts at 8:00 p.m. Enjoy great food, drink, and merriment at Chico's in Washington. It's just 40 minutes from I-270/44. Take I-44 west to Exit #251. For more info call (636)390-9393.
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Newsarticle referencesinfamous night at Casa Loma

The Riverfront Times recently published an article about the history of the venerable Casa Loma Ballroom. Sh-Boom is referenced on page three of the article. You can read the story in it's entirety by clicking here
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www.sh-boom.com to reach 50K hits!

Who will be the50,000th "hit" to Sh-Boom's web site? That's nearly the number of hits to www.sh-boom.com since its' inception. Visitorsknow there is always a plethora of Sh-Boom info' to be found including:

The web site is updatedseveral times each week.Will you be hit #50K? Log on to www.sh-boom.com,look for the counter, and find out.
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Sh-Boom Gossip and Gab

New Year's Eve Remembered?
By Hearthrob Rob Miller

The grand New Years Eve celebration with Sh-Boom at the Renaissance Airport Hotel proved to be another memorable evening for all. Well not exactly! I, for one, retain only fuzzy images of the festivities. It started innocently enough with a glass of champagne, hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, dinner, dancing, and more cocktails.

It was about the band's second set (my 4th Cosmopolitan) that things started getting weird. I swear I saw Johnny Cash on stage with Sh-Boom and he was quite alive. My double vision then kicked in about the time the Little Surfer Girl(s) hit the stage.Not only did there seem to be two grass skirted surfer girls, but I noticed at one moment she appeared to be rather cute... then I looked again and she appeared more like a short, bearded Italian dude. Soon I was seeing not one -- not two --, but THREE Elvi!!! Wow, time for coffee.

As it turns out, "Johnny Cash" was John Cenatiempo who had won the Renaissance Idol contest on KTRS radio. John, voted #1 from among a host of contestants, won the opportunity to sing with Sh-Boom. John, in a black cowboy hat, performed a rousing rendition of Cash's Folsom Prison Blues.

The surfer girls, in reality, were stagehands, Pete Colombo and Christine Kent,who pulled off a little prank on the band. The Three Elvis's... hmmm, I'm still not sure who the three Elvis's were. 

Speaking of hula girls, vocalist Screamin' Scott and wife, Leslie, took advantage of a Sh-Boom hiatus to visit the Hawaiian Islands. Although the couple enjoyed their trip, Scott was reportedly disillusioned by the inland scenery, comparing it roughly to that of High Ridge. We're not sure what that means? It must be that there are two broken beach buggies in many driveways of Waikiki!

Thinking of still more hula girls, you should see the wonderful conga drum that our friends Jim and Cecelia presented to the band as a gift. The drum, festooned with the Sh-Boom logo, now adorns the stage at each performance.

Still thinking of hula girls...

To viewadditional photo'sfromthe evening, click here

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In Memory of Darwin Seidel

Sh-Boom offers condolences to the family of Darwin Seidel. Darwin was a founder of the King of Hearts band.Darwin, 49, recently succumbed to leukemia, and is survived by his wife and four children. The King of Hearts band was a favorite of St. Louisians for many years, and performed their final concert in February. We offer Darwin's family and his fellow band members our heartfelt thoughts and prayers.To find out more about a benefit event for the family on Sunday, February 22nd, click here.

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