Happy 25th Anniversary, No Doubt! A Look at the First Show's Venue, Lineup, Flyers and Benefit--And Where Everyone is Now

Categories: Birthday, No Doubt
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Twenty five years ago today, No Doubt played their first show at Fender's Ballroom in Long Beach, opening for ska legends the Untouchables. (They played second among 14 bands.)
According to the No Doubt fansite Beacon Street Online (who first published the poster today), the band's official site mentions the gig in their history:

March 14, 1987: After several raucous party performances, No Doubt play their first "official" gig at Fender's Ballroom in Long Beach, California; the band was second on a bill of 14 with The Untouchables headlining. Tony, a high-school junior, was one of several hundred people watching. Shortly thereafter, he tries out. Band accepts him even though he's never been in a band, has long hair and is wearing Mexican sandals. By the summer, Tony, an organized perfectionist, becomes the band's unofficial manager.

So we know that No Doubt ended up being superstars, but what about everyone else from this lineup? Ska Parade founder Tazy Phyllipz fills us in (with a little help from Wikipedia!).

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