The Lopez Beatles Bitchen Parties
A partial listing of engagements based on limited surviving archeological information (flyers, tapes, datebook jottings). All clubs somewhere around L.A., Hollywood, West L.A., Santa Monica, Long Beach, Reseda. Your contributions gently encouraged, though unless you're me, Bruce, Doug, Jim or David it's not likely you know anything about this at all.


March 16: Taurus Tavern
April 27: Cathay de Grande
June 1: Madame Wong's West, with The Long Ryders probably.
June 16: Club 88, with Modern Sound of Quiet and Weasel Music
July 6: C.A.S.H
July 8: Whisky a Go Go, with 100 Flowers and Fela Johnson & the Johnsons
July 15: Cathay de Grande
October 31: Halloween private party, with The Dream Syndicate in drag.
December 24: Lhasa Club, Hollywood, with Fela Johnson & the Johnsons


January 15: Madame Wong's, with Redd Kross and The Unclaimed
January 29: Olio, with The Art Students (later The Balancing Act)
March 3: Music Machine, with The Bangles and The Odds
July 10: Be-Bop Records
October 30: Kit Kat Klub, with The Screamin' Sirens
December: Santa party on Jeff Haskin's roof

  February 1: FM Station, with Rain Parade
February 13: Music Machine
March 6: FM Station
March 27: Club Lingerie, with Jon Wayne, Steppes of Russia
April 11: FM Station
May 30: FM Station
June 7: O.N. Klub, with The Rave-Ups and Dream 6 (later Concrete Blonde)
August 16: FM Station, with The Debbies and Thee Fourgiven
September 8: "Bitchen Party" video shoot, Howard Rosenberg's studio
November 11: "Bitchen Party" shoot II


April 5 (Good Friday) : Al's Bar, with Leaving Trains
April 7 (Easter Sunday): Music Machine, w/ Wednesday Week and The Fiends
September 1: Anti-Club, with Phranc, The Romans, Tom Recchion
September 11: Music Machine
November 16: Charley's Obsession, with The Moberlys
November 19: Music Machine

  March 27: Party at Jim's (Lopez Beatles acoustic trio)
June: We play a wedding.
July 15: The Lex, with The Bedshredders


April 28: Bogart's
December 23: Bogart's


September 5: 3/4 Lopez Beatles Bitchen Reunion at Robert & Sarah's wedding, Watsonville


September 13: Lopez Beatles Bitchen Reunion at Denise's new house


May 21: Lopez Beatles back again for the first time in Echo Park, at Taix


September 10: Rancho Mirage High School Auditorium


July: Federal Bar, North Hollywood, with Rockford

No date available

Bullwinkle's, with The Long Ryders
Alcohol Salad, with Salem 66

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