Burger Boogaloo – Day 1

Ticket Stub, Burger Boogaloo Day 1

Ticket Stub, Burger Boogaloo Day 1

[Part 1 of 2]

As soon as I saw the lineup, I knew we had to go. So, this weekend we went on a road trip from Boise to the Bay to see the Burger Boogaloo in Oakland thrown by Total Trash and Burger Records! The park was decorated with drawings of burgers, fries, Bart Simpson, pizza, anything rad.

One of many great burger/bart art decorating the park

One of many burger art decorations

We arrived just in time for the Stompin’ Riff Raffs all the way from Tokyo, Japan!

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Who’s that filling in on drums? RUSSELL QUAN from The Mummies, you guys! He later told us that he learned the parts on the way to the performance and filled in very last minute, but we would have never guessed!

Russell Quan

Russell Quan

Very fun music you can’t help but dance to. Cool masks and dressing up adds to the old school signature Japanese rock n roll charm. Miku on keys & theremin even played the piano with her feet!

Miku

Miku

Nao on vocals and guitar was entertaining and kept it very authentic with his duck walking and cool guitar dancing tricks.

Nao gettin down

Nao gettin down

Rie on bass with some impressive walks and rhythm and of course, Russell with his signature badassery of standing up and goin wild!

Rie

Rie

Next was the beachy sounds of Peach Kelli Pop

Peach Kelli Pop

Peach Kelli Pop


The crowd was growing as the day went on.

crowd in park ampitheatre

crowd in park ampitheatre

Everyone in the crowd was dancing and having fun, including the band!

Peach Kelli Pop and band havin fun

Peach Kelli Pop and band havin fun

Next was one of my all-time personal favorite bands Shannon and the Clams!

Shannon and the Clams

Shannon and the Clams

Shannon Shaw

Shannon Shaw

Shannon Shaw

Cody Blanchard aka King Lollipop

Cody Blanchard

Cody Blanchard

Introducing their new drummer, Nate (I think)

Nate (I think?)

Nate (I think?)

They played a few songs from Sleep Talk and a few from the newer album Dreams In The Rat House. There was some off mic squabbling and Shannon told the crowd that Cody had said she was boring and the crowd boo-ed at the very thought. You could see the tension/hurt from each other as they kind of abruptly ended their set with my favorite song Troublemaker.

Cody while being boo-ed at for calling Shannon boring.

Cody while being boo-ed at for calling Shannon boring.

Next was Mikal Cronin!

Mikal Cronin

Mikal Cronin

A very good and rockin’ set, with a little grunge and a Monkee’s cover for good measure!

Mikal Cronin

Mikal Cronin

Mikal Cronin

The crowd was at its biggest for Johnathan Richmond.

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Next was Pangea, another favorite of mine!

Pangea

Pangea

The set was very energetic and had a lot of passion and feeling and fun.

William Keegan

William Keegan

Danny Bengston

Danny Bengston

When they played one of my favorite songs “Night of the Living Dummy,” you could see that Keegan really felt it and gave it all he had.

Jason Powell

Jason Powell

Erik Jimenez

Erik Jimenez

It got pretty crazy with stage divers and pits of all kinds and the barricade fell over. It was one of the most fun and memorable sets of the day!

pangea

pangea

Next was Trashwomen.

Trashwomen

Trashwomen

Traditional Fools!

Traditional Fools

Traditional Fools

David Fox and Ty Segall trade on drums/guitar

Traditional Fools

Traditional Fools

Andrew & David

Andrew & David

“Layback!!!”

Ty Segall in Traditional Fools

Ty Segall in Traditional Fools


Redd Kross
then finished the day and it was awesome! Unfortunately I had ran out of camera battery by then, but here’s a pic from the SF Weekly:

Redd Kross photo from SF Weekly

A long but certainly memorable and amazing day of music!
Be sure to check out Day 2!

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Record Junkie, Music Maniac, Film Fanatic, Show Thrower/Goer, Thrift Store Troubadour, Maker of Music.

Garage, Rock n Roll, Surf, 1960s, Ska, Reggae, Rockabilly

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