TIMELINE 24 - Life And Crimes
January 21st `99 La Quinta, CA. Alice Cooper attends the 40th Annual Bob Hope Chrysler Classic pro-celebrity golf
Feb 7th `99 Alice is at the AT&T golf tournament in Pebble Beach, CA and is interviewed for CBS
Feb 8th `99 Alice is at Cooperstown for a press conference announcing the Third Annual Alice Cooper's Rock Foundation Celebrity Golf Tournament
Feb 24th-26th `99 Third Annual Alice Cooper's Rock Foundation Celebrity Golf Tournament held across two Phoenix courses.
A special limited edition CD-ROM was released to coincide with the event. Entitled 'Welcome To The Wild Wild West' it was handed out only to people competing in the event. The disc included live stage performances by Alice including - I'm Eighteen, Jailhouse Rock, No More Mr. Nice Guy plus pictures and other stuff. A very rare item. If anyone has a copy and the means to duplicate I`d love to see one!
March 22nd-24th '99 Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Event at Mission Hills Country Club, Rancho Mirage, Ca
Mar 30th `99 Alice is in Mesa, Arizona playing at a charity Baseball match to benefit Arizona Special Olympics. He played right field and wore the No. 1.
Early April `99 Alice and others meet at the Limelight Club in New York to record 'Behind The Music'
April 23rd `99 Alice is on 'Good Morning Arizona'
April 24th `99 Alice is at 'The Hole In One Shoot Out' in Arizona
April 25th `99 Alice hosts a benefit dinner as part of the 3rd Annual MTX Alice Cooper Celebrity AM Golf Tournament.
There is a charity auction including "On Tour With Alice, the highest bidder got to sing on Alice's next album with and album credit on the liner notes. In addition, this bidder gets to perform live with Alice on stage sometime on the next tour. Highest bidder $17,000!
"After dinner, the Peacemakers (local band from Phoenix) performed as backing band for Alice. Alice performed Jailhouse Rock and No More Mr. Nice Guy. Then band then played a couple of modern alternative cover tunes without Alice, then at least one of their originals. Alice came back out with Doug Clifford of Credence Clearwater Revival fame on drums and David Cassidy on co-vocals to do CCR's "Born on the Bayou," Everything was completely ad-libbed and unrehearsed from this point on. The band and/or Alice were calling songs out. The band quickly figured out the chords and played. The order went something like this: "Stuck in the Middle" (Beatles, maybe the wrong title?), "Eighteen," "Honky Tonk Woman" (Stones), "Baba O'Reilly"(the Who), "Proud Mary" (CCR). They ended on a blues tune--title doesn't come to mind".
April 29th '99 Release party for box set in Phoenix
May 1st-2nd `99 Alice and son spotted at Star Wars Celebration in Denver
May 2nd `99 VH-1 Behind The Music premieres
May 12th `99 Alice Signing at Tower Records, Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood. He also does a live Radio interview for KLSX and WNNZ Chicago. Alice also hosts the 'Rhino Musical Aptitude Test (RMAT)' while in LA.
May 13th `99 Files to Chicago
May 14th `99 Signing session at Tower Records, Chicago and live interview on WRIF/Detroit. Also appears at Wrigley Fields for a Chicago Cubs game. Alice was supposed to sing "Take Me Out To The Ball Game" during the seventh inning, but due to a mix-up, it didn't happen. After the signing he has a meal at Shaw's Crab House.
May 15th `99 Alice throws out the first pitch at the Detroit Tigers Vs Indians Baseball game in Detroit, followed by an instore appearance at Harmony House Records. Before the game he did some pre-game announcing on FOX Sports, and during the game he headed up to the booth for a little commentary. Evening meal was at the Rattlesnake Club.
May 16th `99 Golf at Oakland Hills, Detroit
May 17th `99 In New York to record appearances for 'The David Lettermen Late Show' and 'In The Studio with Redbeard' as well as interviews for WXCD/Chicago (live) and KUFX/Jan Jose (with Greg Kihn). In the evening he heads to Balthazar`s and meets Rob Lowe
May 18th `99 Instore signing at Coconuts Movies and Music with Neal Smith and Dennis Dunaway (First scheduled appearance together since `74). Also live interview for WAXQ. Evening spent again at Balthazar`s where this time he bumps into Dick Clark, which was followed by an appearance at a Backstreet Boys party.
May 19th `99 Alice flies to Europe
May 20th '99 Alice in Amsterdam, Holland for interviews
May 22th '99 Record signing at Ringen Centrum Söder in Stockholm Sweden. Also Alice filmed a appearance on the "Sofia" TV show.
June 20th `99 Alice is in Denmark
June 21st `99 Denma Gold Tournament in Denmark
June 22nd `99 Alice arrives in London.
While in London Alice goes to see the musical of "West Side Story"
June 24th `99 Alice tapes his appearance on the Mark Lamaar show (?)
June 25th `99 Alice is in London and attends Nordoff Robbins event. He also appears on 'TFI Friday' and meets John Cusack
June 26th `99 Alice attends a Party for Aerosmith
June 27th `99 'Monday Night Clive' recorded before Alice attends a charity event at Cafe De Paris in London arranged by Tennis stars Pat Cash and John McEnroe. Jimmy Page and Aerosmith also in attendance.
June 28th `99 Royal Albert Hall, London Alice appears with The Classic Rock Symphony and sings 'Another Brick in the Wall' (Pink Floyd), 'Start Me Up' (Rolling Stones), and '5:15' (The Who), and ended with 'School's Out'. Afterwards he attends the after show party. Also broadcast tonight is his appearance on "Monday Night Clive" [Ticket]
July 11th `99 Culver City, CA. Alice Cooper and family attends the premier showing of new film ''Muppets from Space''
Aug 28th `99 Cooperstown, Phoenix - Unannounced warm up show for tour featuring an abbreviated Carnival show without the theatrics. 'Cold Ethyl', 'From The Inside' and Public Animal #9' are in the set.
Sept 1st `99 Bakersfield, CA Fox Theatre (w/ Chlorine)
Alice took to the road in North America again using the Rock And Roll Carnival Show. The Set list was the same as before except that 'Public Animal #9' was replaced by 'Is It My Body' and Elton John`s Saturday Night`s Alright For Fighting' replaced 'Jailhouse Rock' although Alice still wore the Silver suit.
Sept 2nd `99 San Diego, CA Humphrey's Amphitheatre (w/ Chlorine)
Sept 3rd `99 Las Vegas, NV The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel (w/ Chlorine)
Sept 4th `99 Reno, NV The Pavilion (w/ Chlorine) [Ticket]
Sept 5th `99 Boise, ID Idaho Center Amphitheatre (AKA Nampa) (w/ Chlorine)
Sept 8th `99 Spokane, WA Opera House (w/ Chlorine)
Sept 10th `99 Kelowna, BC Skyreach Place
Sept 11th `99 Vancouver, BC Orpheum Theatre [Ticket]
Sept 13th `99 Kamloops, BC Riverside Coliseum [Ticket]
Sept 14th `99 Prince George, BC Multi Plexe [Ticket]
Sept 15th `99 Grand Prairie, AL Canada Games Arena [Ticket]
Sept 17th `99 Edmonton, AL Agricom
Sept 18th `99 Calgary, AL Saddledome [Ticket]
Sept 19th `99 Saskatoon, SAS Saskatchewan Place [Ticket]
Sept 20th `99 Regina Centre for the Arts
Sept 21st `99 Winnipeg, MAN Walker Theatre
Sept 23rd `99 Alice attends the Much Music Awards in Toronto.
Sept 24th `99 Ottawa, ONT NAC Opera House (w/ New Meanies) [Ticket]
Sept 25th `99 Hamilton, ONT Hamilton Place [Ticket]
Sept 26th `99 London, ONT Alumni Hall Theatre (w/ New Meanies)
Sept 28th `99 Montreal, PQ Metropolis Club
Sept 29th `99 Toronto, ONT Massey Hall (w/ New Meanies) [Ticket]
(Sept 30th `99 Halifax , Nova Scotia , Canada Metro Center - may not have happened)
Oct 1st `99 Jackson, NJ 6 Flags Great Adventure (w/ Jessie Camp)
Oct 2nd `99 Atlantic City, NJ Trump Marina (w/ Jessie Camp)
Oct `99 Alice`s 'Brutal Planet' haunted house opens at Geauga Lake Amusement park, Aurora, Ohio. There is also reportedly one in Dallas. The haunted houses were designed by the same people who later designed the Brutal Planet stage set.
Oct 3rd `99 Atlantic City, NJ Trump Marina (w/ Jessie Camp)
At this show Michael Bruce joined Alice on-stage for 'Under My Wheels'. The first time a member of the original band had appeared on Stage with Alice at a full scale show since 1974.
Oct 5th `99 Washington, DC The 930 (w/ Jessie Camp) [Ticket]
Oct 6th `99 Syracuse, NY Landmark Theatre (w/ Jessie Camp)
Oct 7th `99 Erie, PA Warner Theatre (w/ Jessie Camp)
Oct 8th `99 Alice hosts Madison Scare Gardens haunted house in Manhattan. Along with personal appearances, he also voices various parts of the show on tape and introduces The Misfits on-stage. He also appears on NY radio promoting the appearance. A show was announced for Lampe, MO but was changed.
Oct 9th `99 St. Louis, MO Six Flags (w/ Chlorine)
Oct 10th `99 Cicero, IL Hawthorne Race Course (w/ Steppenwolf, Chlorine)
Oct 12th `99 Kansas City MO Memorial Hall (w/ Chlorine)
Oct 13th `99 Wichita, KS Cotillion
Oct 14th `99 Tulsa, OK Brady Theatre
Oct 15th `99 Dallas, TX Bronco Bowl (w/ Dangerous Toys, Chlorine)
Oct 16th `99 San Antonio, TX Six Flags Fiesta (w/ Chlorine)
Oct 18th `99 Alice appears at VH-1`s Fairway To Heaven Golf tournament at Las Vegas Country Club.
Oct 19th `99 Alice attends the Fairway To Heaven VIP party at the Hard Rock Casino
Oct 22nd-24th `99 Glen Buxton Memorial Weekend in Phoenix
Alice also made another special appearance at the restaurant on October 23, 1999 for the Glen Buxton Memorial Weekend, joining original bandmates Michael Bruce, Dennis Dunaway, Neal Smith and their friend and collaborator Rockin' Reggie Vincent to play six songs live. The songs (in order) were Be My Lover, No More Mr. Nice Guy, Under My Wheels, I'm Eighteen, Billion Dollar Babies, School's Out. GBMW producer Paul Brenton introduced the reunited bandmates as Glen Buxton's Billion Dollar Babies.
Dec 31st `99 Cooperstown, Phoenix AZ Millennium Masquerade [Ticket]
New Years Eve in Cooperstown 1999
MILLENNIUM MASQUERADE WITH ALICE COOPER, LIMITED NUMBERS OF TICKETS AVAILABLE
TO THIS INTIMATE NEW YEAR'S EVEN PERFORMANCE IN PHOENIX, AZ.
Phoenix, Arizona, October 11, 1999...Alice Cooper will rock in the Millennium on Friday, December 21, in true Cooper style with a Millennium Masquerade Party at Alice Cooper'stown in Phoenix, Arizona. The evening's festivities begin at 8:00pm.
The once-in-a-life-time New Year's Eve extravaganza will definitely be a twist on the typical "Black Tie" event. With masquerade attire required for this festive "Black Eyed" affair, and as an EVENT, it promises to be one of the most anticipated and talked about Millennium celebrations around the world.
The atmosphere of Alice Cooper'stown lends itself to be an intimate up close setting. The highlight of the evening will no doubt be the live and private concert featuring Alice Cooper. Cooper will perform a full set with his touring band. As the clock strikes midnight and guests unmask, Alice Cooper will personally ring in the New Year and usher in the new century. Who knows, there may be a few surprise guests that jam with Alice.
Beginning Octobers 11th, confirmed seating may be purchased through Alice Cooper'stown by phoning Kim Stitham at 602.253.7337. Tickets are priced at $*** each and may be purchased via all major credit cards. Space at this elaborate party is limited to 300 people and is based on first come first served basis. Included in the price of the ticket, will be a gourmet feast, champagne bar, decadent desserts, keepsake gift, party favors and much more.
Tickets do not include tax and/or gratuity.
"Well, as suspected New Year's Eve at Cooper'stown was incredible. Many were dressed up and wore masquerade masks and some did not. Everyone who attended received an autographed laminated pass, a glass Cooper'stown Millennium Masquerade champagne flute and other small knick-knacks. During the course of the evening Alice walked around to each table and took pictures and signed autographs. Some people got to eat dinner, while others went hungry. The whole band, with their guests, ate in the restaurant and mingled with the fans.
Show time was around 11:15 or so. All 300+ fans watched on as Alice and Co. cranked out the following songs:
Billion Dollar Babies
No More Mr. Nice Guy
Be My Lover
Lost in USA
Is It My Body
From The Inside
Only Women Bleed
Auld Lang Syne
Halo of Flies
Alice came out in a grey tophat and a silver sequined suit for School's Out. During the song, he tossed the hat and tried on a few hats from the audience until he settled on a white tophat with 2000 in big letters on the front. Alice then belted out the following covers:
Start Me Up
Honky Tonk Woman
Saw Her Standing There
Can't Buy Me Love
Drive My Car
Alice was very talkative throughout the tribute covers. During the Stones tunes, he said "When we started out as the Spiders, about 100 years ago, we did songs like these for four hours a night." He also dedicated a Beatles tune to "George in the hospital" referring to the former Beatle who had been attacked and stabbed a few days earlier.
Alice then left the stage and came back with an outrageously huge Elvis wig on. He paid tribute with these songs:
All Shook Up
Then ended the set with:
Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)
Under My Wheels
After the show some were given backstage passes and were invited to a 'meet n greet' upstairs. Alice took more pictures and signed more stuff. Sheryl and members of her family were there and all were very pleasant to talk with, as was Ryan Roxie's mother.
After 2:00 people were kicked out and everyone went home.
(Report by Ssssnakebite(with amendments), January 2nd 2000)