A very young Parousia performs at Hutchinson Central Technical High School (Informally known as Hutch Tech), located at 256 South Elmwood Ave. in Buffalo, New York 14201.
The lineup for this show included:
-Gerry Cannizzaro – Drums
-Barry Cannizzaro – Guitar Vocals
-Patt Connolly – Flute Vocals
-Bassist Billy Simms first show with Parousia.
-Vocalist Sharon Pierce first performance with Parousia
-Keyboardist Steve Soos’ last show with Parousia.
-John McGovern’s last show with Parousia as a guitarist but would remain as sound engineer in between gigs with Unistage and the local prog rock group Pegasus.
Steve used two keyboards for this show. A classic Vox Jaguar organ, the same keyboard used by Ray Manzarek of the doors and underneath it, a RMI electra-piano, as heard on the song, “Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite” from the Sgt. pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album, 1967
Left to right : Steve Soos (Keyboards), Barry Cannizzaro (Guitar), John McGovern (Guitar), Patt Connolly (Lead vocals, flute), Sharon Pierce (Lead vocals), Gerry Cannizzaro (Drums), Billy Simms (Bass guitar)
Left to right : Steve Soos (Keyboards), Barry Cannizzaro (Guitar), John McGovern (Guitar), Sharon Pierce (Lead vocals), Gerry Cannizzaro (Drums), Patt Connolly (Lead vocals/ flute), Billy Simms (Bass guitar)
Steve Soos and Barry Cannizzaro
Steve Soos and Barry Cannizzaro, John McGovern & Gerry Cannizzaro
Barry Cannizzaro, Sharon Pierce, John McGovern & Gerry Cannizzaro
Sharon Pierce, Gerry Cannizzaro, Patt Connolly
John McGovern and Sharon Pierce
John McGovern (guitar and vocals) & Sharon Pierce (vocals)
John McGovern lead guitar
John McGovern and his Gibson ES Hollowbody Electric Guitar
Hey John, be careful where you point that thing…
Patt Connolly, lead vocalist and front man
Patt Connolly is transported by the music to another place and time…
Patt Connolly, vocalist & Billy (Frank) Simms, bass guitar
Patt Connolly with flute & Moog Sonic-Six synthesiser
Gerry Cannizzaro and his brilliant aluminum foil drum riser!
Billy (Frank) Simms on badass bass Guitar
Parousia’s BIG P.A. system…
Hutchinson Central Technical High School 256 South Elmwood Ave. Buffalo, NY
Parousia’s proposal to play at Hutchinson Central Technical High School