Fall/Winter Edition 2006-2007 No.40
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Welcome to another on-line edition of Sh-Boom's newsletter.  This edition includes articles and information not available in the "hard copy" version you may have delivered to your home.  Sh-Boom looks forward to seeing you at an upcoming event this fall and winter!
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For Sh-Boom's calendar of 2006-2007 shows and events please click here.bluebar.gif (349 bytes)

Sh-Boom Plans 25th Anniversary Fan Getaway

Sh-Boom and TravelPlex American Express are discussing plans to celebrate Sh-Boom's 25th Anniversary with a "Fan Getaway" trip to yet another exotic destination. With five previous Fan Getaway trips, hundreds of fans have enjoyed vacationing with Sh-Boom in Puerto Vallarta , Cancun, Memphis , and on two cruises! Pricing, dates, and a destination for the 25th Anniversary Fan Getaway will be announced soon. The trip is scheduled for 2007 or 2008.

For now, Sh-Boom and TravelPlex have set-up a web site where you can go to find out the latest information. While you are visiting the web site, please sign-up to receive email updates that will be sent to you as information becomes available. Just go to our Getaways page or call TravelPlex American Express at (314)569-1900.

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Sh-Boom invites you to attend a NEW YEARS EVE PARTY
at THE HEART OF ST. CHARLES Banquet Center
1410 So. Fifth Street (at 1-70) St. Charles, MO

$85 per person includes

For tickets and information please call (636)947-8270.

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Sh-Boom Gossip and Gab... and other observations by Hearthrob Rob

Sh-Boom concluded the 2006 summer concert tour with a return appearance at Eureka Days. Immediately following the performance band members, fans, and friends gathered at my Eureka residence for the annual post show chili dinner and beer blast. All enjoyed good food, fun, libations, and fellowship.

The following evening, Sh-Boom performed for Junior Achievement staff and volunteers at their Chesterfield office complex. At the time it seemed strange, though, with retrospect, I now understand why the crowd seemed quite content to enjoy the show from their seats well across the parking lot from the stage. Sh-Boom was probably more appreciably enjoyed from a distance the night after that big chili and beer blast! And no, that was not a fog machine the band used for visual effect.

Former NFL Defensive End, Pete Lazetich, once sang and played harmonica with Sh-Boom for a private party at a downtown St. Louis hotel. Mr. Lazetich's character receives screen time in the new sports movie, Invincible, which is now playing in theaters. Sh-Boom band members have been speculating as to what movie stars might portray OUR characters in a movie - - Brad Pitt as Bad Brad James perhaps, Johnny Depp as Dyno' Dave Caito, Jerry Mathers as 'Lectric Lamar Pilsing, etc.

Sh-Boom has had the privilege to perform the last several years for the Missouri Funeral Directors annual convention. Skip all the puns and jokes you might expect, "playing for a bunch of stiffs" and so on, can you imagine how disconcerting it is to load musical equipment into a ballroom past displays of caskets, crematoriums, and funeral accessories? Just imagine what types of items are on display at a funeral directors convention!

St. Louis' own, Bob Kuban, was presented a Lifetime Music Achievement Award at a recent Rosary High School class reunion. After the ceremony, Sh-Boom provided entertainment for the RHS graduates. News Anchor, Dan Gray, was on hand for the festivities, as were the Viviano brothers (Tony & Jerry) who joined Sh-Boom on stage to break a world record for the longest ever performance of Runaround Sue.

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Sh-Boom Band Members Close-up

What is Rob's "real job"? Which celebrities do fans tell Brad he looks like? What is Dave's favorite hobby? Where does Scott like to eat after a band show? Find out this information plus other useless information about the individual band members at on our Profiles Page. Each of the performers are profiled on the band's web site.

Newest band member, Dennis Roussin, just celebrated his 4th anniversary with Sh-Boom. Go to Dennis' Profile Page to read more about this talented drummer and vocalist.

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