Sixties Teen-Age Entertainment in Vegas
What Kids Did for Fun in Sin City
Video of Bobby Darin singing his hit record - 'Dream Lover'
The death of JFK changed a lot of things for America's youth and they were quite ready for something completely new and upbeat - like Beatlemania.
Years before strippers appeared on the stage at left, the Teen Beat Club had the mid-Sixties surf band (the Teen Beats) perform regularly as the club's house band.
In the Summer of 1970 a large outdoor festival, headlined by Janis Joplin, was planned to be held at Cashman Field. Plans fell thru due to city hall interferrence and bad planning all around.
1. 'Break on Through', 2. Break on Through Remix' 3. 'Roadhouse Blues', 4. Mojo Rising singing 'Peace Frog' at the Beauty Bar in Las Vegas - followed by 5. 'The Wasp', 6. 'The End' at Hollywood Bowl, 7. 'L.A. Woman', 8. 'Samba Pa Ti' a 1971 performance by Santana, 9. 'Ripple' by the Grateful Dead, 10. 'California' by Led Zepplin and a final Las Vegas performance by Jerry Garcia playing 11. 'Peggy-O' in 1994.