Parousia at Plant 6 on Delaware Ave Kenmore NY 1980 – 1982

 
Plant 6 - 3020 Delaware Ave, Kenmore, NY

Plant 6 – 3020 Delaware Ave, Kenmore, NY

Here are several cover songs recorded live from when Parousia played at the Plant 6, located at 3020 Delaware Avenue in Kenmore, NY.  The club was like a second home for our group and we played there many times between August 1980 and March 1982.  We found it to be a much nicer club than the Plant 6 on Niagara Street – – bigger, cleaner with a more upscale clientele.

Friday 08/15/80 & Saturday 08/16/80 – First weekend gig at Plant 6 on Delaware Avenue in Kenmore featuring the full 7 piece rock show Parousia.

Saturday 02/28/81 –  “Our Triumphant return!”  Excellent crowd. Tons of people. We were on the radio locally and that really helped promote the show.

Friday 09/04/81 & Saturday 09/05/81- Singer Kim Watts had left Parousia at the end of May 1981, so by now Parousia was a 6 piece band.  We posted some pictures from the Saturday show and it was recorded live on location.  Some surviving songs from that recording include:

  • “Myron”
  • “All Day & All of the Night”
  • “Hocus Pocus”
  • “Locomotive Breath”
  • “A Day in the Life”
  • “Toronto Tontos”
  • “Hymn 41”
  • “Ridin’ the Storm Out”
  • “Start Me Up”
  • “Lovin’ Touchin’ Squeezin’”
  • “Clones”
  • “Squonk”
  • “Subway Terror”

Other Parousia shows at the Plant 6 include:

Friday 10/09/81 & Saturday 10/10/81 –  Parousia returns for another weekend of rocking Kenmore NY.

Saturday 11/28/81  Saturday after Thanksgiving, an evening with the ‘soothing sounds’ of Parousia.

Friday 03/05/82 & Saturday 03/06/82  One last weekend for the 6 piece Parousia, playing everyone’s favorite covers and mixing in a few original songs too.

After a one year break-up in 1982, Parousia reformed as a four piece band to write and perform all original music (no cover tunes allowed) and played three more times at the Plant 6 in 1985.  Each performance was a uniquely crafted show with it’s own individual theme starting with ‘Art & Science’ in September and then ‘Time & Space‘ in November and finally ‘Church & State‘ in December.  Each of these three shows has it’s own dedicated page on this site with lots of pictures.

Parousia performs at the Plant 6, Kenmore NY

Parousia at the Plant 6 with Kim Watts – August 15 & 16 1980 and February 28, 1981

Plant 6 08-15-80 & 08-16-80- 3020 Delarae Avenue, Kenmore, NY

Parousia at the Plant 6 – Friday and Saturday August 15 & 16, 1981

Plant 6- 08.15.80 & 08.16.80

Flyer – Parousia at the Plant 6 – Friday and Saturday August 15 &16, 1981

Parousia at the Plant 6 - Saturday February 28th, 1981

Flyer – Parousia at the Plant 6 – Saturday February 28th, 1981

Plant 6 Sept. 4th & 5th 1981 - Myron

Parousia at Plant 6 – performing the original song ‘Myron’, September 4 & 5, 1981. Barry Cannizzaro, Robert Lowden and Patt Connolly

Plant 6_Sept. 4th & 5th 1981 - Myron (2)

Parousia at Plant 6 – performing the original song ‘Myron’, September 4 & 5, 1981

Plant 6_Sept. 4th & 5th 1981 (4)

Parousia at Plant 6 – Friday and Saturday, September 4 & 5, 1981

Plant 6_Sept. 4th & 5th 1981 - 'Clones'

Parousia at Plant 6 – performing the Alice Cooper song ‘Clones’, September 4 & 5, 1981 – Eric Scheda (keys) Gath Huels (Guitar), Barry Cannizzaro (guitar), Patt Connolly (vocals, flute), Robert Lowden (bass), Gerry Cannizzaro (drums)

Plant 6_Sept. 4th & 5th 1981 (1)

Parousia at Plant 6 – September 4 & 5, 1981 – Patt Connolly, Barry Cannizzaro, Robert Lowden & Gerry Cannizzaro

Plant 6_Sept. 4th & 5th 1981 (2)

Parousia at Plant 6 – Friday & Saturday September 4 & 5, 1981 – Robert Lowden (bass & vocals) and in back, Barry Cannizzaro (guitar & vocals)

Plant 6_Sept. 4th & 5th 1981 (3)

Parousia at Plant 6 – Friday & Saturday September 4 & 5, 1981 – Barry Cannizzaro (guitar) and Gerry Cannizzzaro (drums)

Buffalo 'appearing at' flyer

Parousia at Plant 6 – Saturday November 28, 1981 with Patt Connolly, Eric Scheda, Barry Cannizzaro, Robert Lowden, Gerry Cannizzaro and Garth Huels.

  

Plant 6, (Now Malone's) 3020 Delaware Ave, Kenmore, NY

The former location of Plant 6, (Now Malone’s) 3020 Delaware Ave, Kenmore, NY

2 comments for “Parousia at Plant 6 on Delaware Ave Kenmore NY 1980 – 1982

  1. Macdonald Malik
    January 24, 2014 at 9:39 pm

    Parousia used to play some great songs noone else would dare to even try. Hocus Pocus by Focus, Perpetual Change by Yes and Squonk by Genesis. What other cover bands would attempt this stuff. I loved going to see Parousia play.

  2. Joe Bubblehead
    August 13, 2016 at 4:38 pm

    Re: Toronto Tonto’s: Brilliat

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