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Presently there are no gigs. This is due to the fact that there really isn't a band. Here' is a list of some of the places these individuals played in the past

Friday, September 7th 2012 10pm

Not a User's gig but M.j.M. sits in on bass with the Stukas @
MoewzMeowz Rock shop
2423 E Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91107


Saturday, July 7th, 2012 8pm

Not a User's gig but M.j.M. sits in on bass with the Stukas @
Bob's Tavern
5128 Maine Ave,
Baldwin Park, CA 91706-1641


Friday, December 11th, 2010 8pm

Not a User's gig but ....
Mike Monsalve plays with the Stukas Over Bedrock:

The Cat Club
8911 West Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA
(310) 657-0888



Tuesday October 20th 11pm
Not a Users gig but Mike Monsalve played with ...

The Stukas Over Bedrock

The Universal Bar and Grill
4093 Lankershim Blvd
North Hollywood, CA 91602
(818) 766-2114


Not a User's gig but ....
Mike Monsalve plays with the Stukas Over Bedrock:

Friday, October 2nd 1a.m.
(I guess it is technically Oct 3rd)
>Mr T's Bowl
5621 1/2 Figueroa
Highland Park 90042
It is punk rock of the late 70's / early 80's influence

Saturday, July 18th: Around 3:00pm
Cozy's Bar and Grill
14058 Ventura Blvd
Sherman Oaks, Ca

It's somewhat of a gig. There's to be an open Blues Jam mixed in the middle of some bands playing

Feel free to bring your axe, picks, or sticks to join the jam. You just have to be somewhat versed in the 12 bar blues

Saturday, April 18th: Around 3:00pm
Cozy's Bar and Grill
14058 Ventura Blvd
Sherman Oaks, Ca

It's somewhat of a gig. There's to be an open Blues Jam mixed in the middle of some bands playing

Thursday August 21st 10pm
Not a Users gig but Mike Monsalve played with ...

The Stukas Over Bedrock

The Universal Bar and Grill
4093 Lankershim Blvd
North Hollywood, CA 91602
(818) 766-2114


Saturday
6-21-08. 8:00PM

Alan, Rick, and Mike
Con Amigos
@
An Oakhurst Summer Solstice Fest
It somewhere up in Oakhurst, Ca on the 21st of June. I'm not sure of the details, which is about par for the course.

Thursday
7-14-05. 8:00PM

The Users
@
The Canyon Club
28912 Roadside Drive
Agoura Hills, CA
(818) 879-5016

$10.00 cover for it's some sort of benefit (probably for rich people)


5-29-05

A Cacophonic Free for All
(usually)

The Users
with a whole bunch
of family and friends
and one in the same

in North Fork, Ca.
Please
it's not open to just anyone
we reserve the right to be that way

7-03-04

Not a Users gig but
Mike Monsalve plays the bass with

The 2000 Year Old Man and his Band

Saturday, July 3rd, 8:00pm.
@
1348 14th St
Santa Monica, CA
(310) 451-5040


6-20-04

Not a Users gig but
Mike Monsalve plays the bass with

The 2000 Year Old Man and his Band

Sunday, June 20th 2004 8:30pm.
@
Zen Sushi
2609 Hyperion Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027-3318
(323)805-0168


Friday, January 23rd .... 10:00pm
The Users
@
The Fire Water Inn
2834 Roadside Dr.
Agoura, Ca.
(818) 889-0449

Saturday, November 22nd 2003 .... 10:30pm
(Where Else?)

The Fire Water Inn
2834 Roadside Dr.
Agoura, Ca.
(818) 889-0449

Friday, August 22nd 2003 .... around 9:40pm
(Where Else?)

The Fire Water Inn
2834 Roadside Dr.
Agoura, Ca.
(818) 889-0449


Saturday and Sunday. June 21st and 22nd

The Return Of Solstice Fest
Cerioni's County Rd. 620 Digs.

I do not know where that is.

Somewhere near the city of Oakhurst, Ca.

4 to 7, The Houts-Lyster Band

Followed by The Users / Ushers.

There will be food, drink, keg beer, but you may
want to bring some of your own. These materials
seem to go quickly.

Big electric jam after The Users. Bring an amp and
instrument.


Sunday the 22nd there will be another acoustic
Jam for those that haven't had enough. Plus it'll be
all the noise your little hangover can tolerate. Bring
aspirin.

For further info please email me and I will
get back to you with further details

that is all


Friday, May 30th 2003 .... around 10:00pm

The Fire Water Inn
2834 Roadside Dr.
Agoura, Ca.
(818) 889-0449


Saturday December 28th, 2002.... around 9:30pm

The Fire Water Inn
2834 Roadside Dr.
Agoura, Ca.
(818) 889-0449


Saturday November 23rd, 2002.... 10:00pm

Not a Users gig but Mike Monsalve plays with

The Stukas Over Bedrock
(Pete Grella, Ken clean-air System, Kurt Mize).

at

RUMORS
10622 Magnolia Blvd.
North Hollywood, Ca
(818) 506-9651
$5.00 cover charge. Keg beer. Yes, KEG beer.
Welcome back to high school



There's also a Midnight gig this Sunday, the 24th of November at the Coconut Teaszers in West Hollywood. That ought to be a kick


Saturday June 8th, 2002.... 9:30pm

The Fire Water Inn
2834 Roadside Dr.
Agoura, Ca.
(818) 889-0449


Sunday May 26th, 2002.... 2:00pm to ?

The Sleep Never Rusts Fest
at the Compound
53339 Timberview Rd.
North Fork, Ca.

Saturday April 6th, 2002.... 9:00pm

The Fire Water Inn
2834 Roadside Dr.
Agoura, Ca.
(818) 889-0449


Saturday May 26th, 2001.... 2:00pm to ?

The Sleep Never Rusts Fest
at the Compound
53339 Timberview Rd.
North Fork, Ca.


Friday April 20th, 2001.... 9:30pm

a plugged in unplugged show @

The Fire Water Inn
2834 Roadside Dr.
Agoura, Ca.
(818) 889-0449


9-20-2000
The Garage
4519 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, Ca.
(323) 662-6802


9-13-2000
14 Below
1348 14th St.
Santa Monica, Ca
(310) 451-5040


8-23-2000
The Joint
8771 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, Ca
(310) 275-2619


5-6-00
Fire Water Inn
28434 Roadside Dr
Agoura, Ca



1-3-00
Joint
8771 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, Ca



10-2-99
Riverbottom Cafe
4201 W Olive Ave
Burbank, Ca


9-18-99
Riverbottom Cafe
4201 W Olive Ave
Burbank, Ca


8-3-99
Joint
8771 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, Ca


2-26-99
Callahans
Woodley Avenue
Van Nuys, Ca


7-29-98
Joint
8771 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, Ca


7-98
Gabah
4658 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, Ca


7-18-98
Callahans
Woodley Avenue
Van Nuys, Ca
(DNP)

7-9-98
McReds Lounge


and in the way past ....

1984
The Cathay De Grande
(July, 1985)
Peoples Park in Isla Vista (1985, 1986)
Troubador, West Hollywood July 25th, 1986
KCSB Radio Station, Santa Barbara(1986)
The Waters Club, San Pedro (1988)
Gazzarris, Los Angeles, Sunset Strip.(1985 May, March. 1984, January, February, April, May, August)
Bebop Record, 1988

and many many more very forgettable moments