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Season 8 Episode 28- Mike Tramonte- He and Family Owned Washington DC's "The Bayou" from 1953-1980

November 29, 2021 Season 8 Episode 28
Fowl Players Radio
Season 8 Episode 28- Mike Tramonte- He and Family Owned Washington DC's "The Bayou" from 1953-1980
Show Notes

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We welcome Mike Tramonte!! Mike and his family were owners of Washington DC's "The Bayou" from 1953 until 1980. He tells us about how the club evolved from being a Dixieland Jazz band club in the 1950's to a rock and roll club in the 1960's and beyond! 1964 is the year the Bayou changed to rock and roll and had many house bands, including the Telstars, Innocent Color, Sinbad, The Nighthawks, Cherry Smash. Later they moved on to rotating weekly with bands such as DC Star, Face Dancer, who played 6 nights per week, 6 sets per night! Mike shares other great stories about his very innovative house production crew, and national acts such as Judas Priest and Foreigner. Also- Mike's mother kicks Mickey Mantle out of the Bayou, and will The Runaways PLEASE show up???? 

Special thanks to Scott McGinn!!!

For news and discussion of The Bayou and all of the fond memories of it, see their Facebook page called "The Bayou in Georgetown".

The Fowl Players of Perryville would like to thank all of you for a great "rising from the ashes of COVID" season. We are booking shows for 2022 and beyond- we can be contacted at www.fowlplayersofperryville.com, or at fowlplayersperryville@yahoo.com or at 443-600-0446. From now until the end of 2021 we will be performing in Polar Express on the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad. For tickets- please go to www.wmsr.com. 

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