What's New Archive - March '00

3/23/00 - Press Release!

With this was a note: "When the band is at MTV on Tuesday, Johnny is scheduled to go outside and give out autographed stuff, ie.cds, tour jackets, so maybe you'll pass that on to fans. Thanks!"


For immediate release March 23, 2000

Upcoming Radio and Television Appearances Include their Seventh Appearance on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno and a Live Performance on MTV's TRL.

Warner Bros. recording artists the Goo Goo Dolls are gearing up for their next single "Broadway." The band will make several television and radio appearances to launch the single, the fourth from their triple platinum album DIZZY UP THE GIRL.

On Tuesday, March 28th, "Broadway" will officially be released to radio, while on the previous day, Monday, March 27th, the video clip for the song makes it's television debut during MTV's hit show "TRL" hosted by Carson Daly. The clip, with a treatment written by comedian Bobcat Goldthwait, is a parody on the rock star mystique. Ordinary factory workers punch in their time clocks and join the make-over assembly line that transforms them into glamorous rock stars. This star imagery machine proves that rock stars are really just old balding fat men and women in really good makeup. The video was directed by Nancy Bardawil who also helmed videos for the group's last four hit singles, "Iris," "Slide," "Dizzy," and "Black Balloon."

The Goo Goo Dolls plan several appearances from New York and Los Angeles in the coming weeks. On Monday, March 27 they will pre-tape a performance of "Broadway" for the Oxygen Network's teen show "Trackers" which will air in the next few weeks. On Tuesday, March 28, the band will perform "Broadway" live from New York's "great white way" when they visit Carson Daly at MTV's "TRL" show. On Thursday, March 30 the band will visit VH-1's "The Daily One" show at 2PM and that evening, they will perform at a New York club for a winners-only show for radio station WPLJ.

On April 1st the group is in Houston, Texas to play in concert at radio station KRBE's Earth Day Festival at Buffalo Bayou Park. On April 5th, the Goo Goo Dolls will perform "Broadway" on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, which marks their seventh appearance on the show! On April 27th, the Goo Goo Dolls can be seen on an episode of the hit series "CHARMED."

Television appearances scheduled to air in May include a performance on MAD-TV as well as a guest appearance by Goo's bassist Robby Takac on VH-1's "The List," hosted by labelmate k.d. lang. Air dates for those programs will be announced shortly.

Additional concert performances and television appearances by the Goo Goo Dolls will also be announced as soon as they become available.

3/9/00 09:18:11 - Jen from Vancouver writes in: "http://www.muchmoremusic.com has an article up bout the goos along with links to seeing a clip of slide and buying some Goo albums! The Goos are featured artists of the week!"

And Cynthia was nice enough to type up the latest interview with John from Star 98.7! You can check it out on the Goo Goo Dolls Message Forum! Read the "STAR 98.7--John Interview From Today" topic.

3/7/00 22:51:15 - New show and contest! The Goo's are playing a "secret" radio show on March 30th at a secret location in Manhattan (New York City, not Kansas)! You can only win tickets by listening to the station, fax, or through this entry form! Good luck to all our New York friends!

3/6/00 21:42:29 - I (finally) have a new Goo Goo Poll up! Go vote now! I'll try to have this more frequently in this time between albums - if you have any suggestions, email them to me at [email protected]. They need to be fixed-answer (no fill-in-the-blank) questions with 5-10 answers.

3/5/00 19:32:46 - Joy from the GGD Mailing List has compiled a list of vital stats on the list members! You can access this list from the List Archive.

3/2/00 14:36:18 - New Press Release!

For immediate release March 3, 2000

New Single and Video Clip for "Broadway"; Television Appearances Slated.

Multi-platinum recording artists the Goo Goo Dolls will travel to South Africa this month to appear on the "Big Night Out" tour. The band will join Lenny Kravitz, the Cult and other artists as they perform before 100,000 people on the three night tour. Upon their return to the states, the Goo Goo Dolls will perform in Houston, Texas for radio station KRBE's "Fourth Annual Earth Day Festival." Money from ticket sales will go towards enviromental causes and to raise funds for the Houston Parks and Recreation Department. (see dates in previous updates)

"Broadway", the fourth single from the Goo Goo Dolls triple platin um album DIZZY UP THE GIRL, will be released to multiple radio formats on March 28th. A video clip for the song, with a treatment written by comedian Bobcat Goldthwait, is being filmed this week in Los Angeles by director Nancy Bardawil. Bardawil has helmed videos for the group's last four hit singl es, "Iris," "Slide," "Dizzy," and " Black Balloon."

The Goo Goo Dolls plan to pre-tape two television programs this month for airdates in the Spring. First, they'll make an appearance on Fox TV's Saturday night comedy series MAD-TV scheduled to air in April. Next, they'll appear as themselves on the hit series "CHARMED" starring Alyssa M ilano and Shannon Doherty. That segment will air sometime in May. The Goo Goo Dolls will perform "Broadway" on both shows.

The Goo Goo Dolls, recently nominated for a GRAMMY Award for "Black Balloon", took part in a photo shoot with famed photographer David LaChappelle for an exclusive MTV "TRL" poster. The band and other GRAMMY-nominated artists including Limp Bizkit, Jennifer Lopez, Britney Spears, Lenny Kravitz and N'Sync posed along side several gold-painted bikini-clad television-headed models in a typically lavish LaChappelle shoot.

All monies from sales of the "TRL Class of 2000" poster will go to several charitable organizations chosen by MTV. The poster is being sold through the MTV.com store.

Additional concert performances and upcoming television appearances by the Goo Goo Dolls will be available shortly.

3/1/00 21:50:53 - The Goo's will be doing 3 shows in South Africa in the middle of the month. Look for shows at:

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