More updates to the new Show Board!
Check out Jackie's awesome photos and encounter with the Goo's at the NYC Private Show!
I added Der, Heather, and Brianne to the Goo Fans' Photo Album!
Dave's other band CO Jones is playing a show tonight in Buffalo. Check out the show flyer!
I've updated the Tour Calendar with the latest info. Of particular note, the show for Madison, WI has been taken off and will likely not be rescheduled or added. Please do not contact the venue or promotion agency about this, thanks.
I'm hearing all sorts of rumors about the Buffalo shows in December. The two most interesting and valid that I've heard so far are from Joe who says they are quite possibly going to be filming a new video (Broadway, maybe?) at the concert! Additionally, Harry says that the show on 12/1 is a "Toys for Tots" show. Anyone who brings a new toy gets a real autographed picture of the Goo's. The person with the most toys supposedly gets an autographed guitar from Johnny. I can't confirm the validity of either of these, so no guarantees! Both Joe and Harry mentioned that if the first show sells out, they have options for shows at Shea's for 12/2 *and* 12/3!
In addition to the new releases mentioned below, there is also an Iris/Slide import CD apparently available from Germany. It has the album and acoustic versions of both Iris and Slide on it. Here's the album cover! (Thanks, Phil!)
I added Jackie and Amanda to the Goo Fans' Photo Album!
Kevin alerted me that tickets for the Buffalo (12/1) show now go on sale September 24, not in early October as previously scheduled.
Be sure to catch the Goo's tomorrow (Sept 21) on the Rosie O' Donnell show. In other TV news, the Goo Goo Dolls FANatic will reair Thursday at 2:30 pm Eastern and the Goo's on Loveline repeats on Friday at 11:30 pm Eastern!
Erin typed up an article about the Goos from Music Alive magazine!
10:38:43 - Press Release!
For immediate release September 16, 1999 GOO GOO DOLLS DIZZY UP THE GIRL CLIMBS TO 24* ON BILLBOARD TOP 200 ALBUMS CHART; BAND TO PERFORM AT GQ's MEN OF THE YEAR AWARDS OCTOBER 21st. Dizzy Up The Girl, the sixth album by Warner Bros. recording artists the Goo Goo Dolls has climbed up the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart from 37* to 24* this week. The album has been on the Top 200 chart for 51 weeks and has sold over two million copies. "Black Balloon," the group's latest single is No. 17* on Billboard's Hot 100 Single chart and is tops in radio airplay at various formats: Modern Rock, Album Rock, AAA and Adult Top 40. The band will perform "Black Balloon" live on the Rosie O'Donnell Show on Tuesday, September 21 (see local listings.) The Goo Goo Dolls have just signed on to perform at GQ's fourth annual Men of the Year Awards on October 21st in New York City. Hosted by Dennis Miller, the award show honors sixteen men of distinction selected via a poll by GQ Magazine readers. Garth Brooks and Lenny Kravitz will also perform. The event will air on VH-1 on October 29th. Currently winding down a headline summer tour, where they have been performing to crowds of up to 20,000 people, the Goo Goo Dolls recently announced they will headline MP3.com's first Music and Technology Tour. The tour is scheduled to begin October 5th at the University of Iowa. Band members Johnny Rzeznik (guitar), Robby Takac (bass) and Mike Malinin (drums) will again be joined onstage by guitarist Nathan December and keyboardist David Schulz. The Music and Technology Tour will visit approximately 30 college campuses and will feature special guests, Tonic. Additionally, there will be performances by local bands whose work is available through MP3.com, as well as a village area with technology booths and downloadable music displays. Confirmed dates are listed below, with more to be announced as they become available. GOO GOO DOLLS with SUGAR RAY & FASTBALL 9/17 Jacksonville, Fla. US Naval Base 9/18 W. Palm Beach, Fla. Coral Sky Amp. GOO GOO DOLLS - MP3.com TOUR These are confirmed dates (more will be available soon): 10/5 Iowa City, Ia. U of Iowa/ Carver Hawkeye Arena 10/6 Dubuque, Ia. Loras U./Dubuque Five Flags Center 10/9 Champaign, Ill. U of Ill./ Assembly Hall 10/11 Madison, Wi. U of Wi./Kohl Center 10/12 Green Bay, Wi. U of Wi./Brown County Arena 10/14 Yspilanti, Mi. EMU/Convocation Center 10/16 E. Lansing, Mi. Michigan State U/Breslin Center 10/19 University Park, Pa. Penn State/Bryce Jordan Center 10/20 Amherst, Ma. U of Mass/Mullins Center 10/22 Towson, Md. Towson U/Towson Center 10/25 Binghampton, NY Broom County Arena 10/26 Allentown, Pa. Lehigh U/Stabler Arena 10/28 Philadelpia, Pa. Temple U/Appollo of Temple 11/2 Tallahassee, Fla. Florida State/Leon County Ciciv Cntr. 11/3 Gainesville, Fla. U of florida/O^̉Connell
Tickets go on sale tomorrow for the GAQ Man of the Year Awards at 11 am! Tickets are available via TicketMaster!
Also, Gary from M80 marketing said there was great response to the posting from yesterday (below). He wanted me to let you all know that if you go to the tour site www.tour.mp3.com and sign up to become a member you get a free CD and also a chance to check out an exclusive Goo Goo Dolls interview available only on the site!
The Goo Goo Dolls are coming! The MP3.com Music and Technology Tour is on the way to a campus near you this fall. The Goo Goo Dolls and Tonic are headlining the show. We are looking for Goo Goo Dolls fans who are interested in working on an online street team representing and promoting the tour. This is a great opportunity to get involved in the music industry! If the show is coming to your town we will hook you up with tickets to the show. If the tour does not hit your city we will compensate you in other ways. Please contact email@example.com for more info and help us rock the web.Annie the review girl strikes again! Check out reviews from: Ashley in Raleigh (9/10), Chris in Knoxville (9/11), Cristy in Knoxville (9/11), and Peggy in Pine Knob (8/18)!
John from Ireland reports the Goo's are still at #5 with Iris there after 10 weeks!
More reviews, thanks to Annie! Check out reviews from:
Alice in Charlotte (9/1), Annie in Des Moines (8/15), Phil in Long Island (8/20), Lori in Houston (9/4), Mary Jane in Canandaigua (8/28), Mark in Middletown (8/29), and Chris in Mansfield (8/27)!
I added Sara and Gina to the Goo Fans' Photo Album!
Additionally, if tickets for the show you want to go to are not on sale yet, please do not write to me asking for tickets. I can not get everyone in the world tickets, especially if the show isn't even on sale yet. I'm asking nicely, so please don't request tickets. Ticket info for shows that are available is on the Tour Calendar.
Also, please note that my email address has changed from firstname.lastname@example.org to email@example.com. Thank you.
The World of Goo has been listed in the 1999 Fansites.com directory! Check it out via the link on the sidebar!
Stacey and I have tabbed the First Release CD classic Don't Beat My Ass (with a Baseball Bat)!
Kev, Stacey, and Amy were added to the Goo Fans' Photo Album!
Behind The Music Sneak Preview: Sunday, September 5 at 11am Premiere: Sunday, September 5 at 9pm Encores: Sunday, September 5 at 11pm Monday, September 6 at 6pm Wednesday, September 8 at 9pm Thursday, September 9 at noon Thursday, September 9 at 11pm Saturday, September 18 at 4pm Big Backyard BBQ Premiere: Monday, September 6 at 7pm Encores: Tuesday, September 7 at 1am (late Monday night) Wednesday, September 8 at 8pm Saturday, September 11 at 12:30am (late Friday night)
PRESS RELEASE = For immediate release, September 2, 1999 GOO GOO DOLLS TO PERFORM ON JERRY LEWIS MDA TELETHON ON MONDAY, SEPT.6 Warner Bros. recording artists the Goo Goo Dolls will perform their smash hit "Black Balloon" live on the Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Association Telethon on Labor Monday, September 6th between l:00 and l:30PM (PT.) The band will appear via satellite from the Southern California location of VH-1's Big Backyard Barbecue with the Goo Goo Dolls. Later that same day, the barbecue sweepstakes winner and 100 of his friends will receive an all-expense paid barbecue featuring a live performance by the Goo Goo Dolls to air on VH-1 at 7PM (ET/PT.) The Goo Goo Dolls: Behind the Music premieres on VH-1 the previous evening, Sunday, September 5 at 9pm (ET/PT.) The Goo Goo Dolls, who are on a USA tour in support of their double platinum album Dizzy Up the Girl are VH-1's Artists of the Month for September.
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