May 3, 1973.
One Groveland welcomes back Skogie Sunday
| Skogie, an original rock act from Minneapolis, is to appear
at One Groveland (19th and Nicollet) Sunday May 6th, 8pm. One
Groveland has been a showcase for local folk and rock talent for the
past five years. It is a small concert hall beneath Plymouth
Congergational Church, which sponsers it as a non-profit project for
Up until six months ago, Skogie was a regular act at Groveland.
The attendance at their concerts grew until they began to overpack
the house and turn people away at the door. A team from WCCO-TV (CBS 4) was
sent out to film them at One Groveland and found it impossible to
find room for their cameras and other technical equipment, so they
were forced to film from the stage. Film segments of the group at
Groveland and at their home studio were used on Dave Moore’s Moore
On Tuesday (currently called Moore On Sunday).
Last November, Skogie decided to discontinue the Groveland shows.
“We were worried about the audience becoming reluctant to come out
and see us with the high possibility of not getting in and the
discomfort of those who did.” Promoters searched for a hall more
suitable to their crowd, but all efforts proved futile. Skogie has
agreed to return to Groveland because of increasing popular demand
and lack of suitable alternative halls. Judging from their past
concerts, the projected results should once again be overcrowded and
chaotic but a joyous and long awaited reunion.
Guitarist-Vocalist Paul Strickland will be Skogie’s warm up