1994

Judy in back of the bar, no doubt conjuring up one of her famous drinks as advertised on the wall behind her.  1994 photo courtesy of John Ryan (bass player, Birds at the End of the Road).


Photos from a 1994 Chocolate USA show are courtesy of cartoonist Missy Kulik.

Chocolate USA.  Scroll down to see one more photo.


1/7/94 – Diablo 44 * Flying Saucers * The Willows
1/8/94 – Naked Sun * Eve
1/9/94 – Social Fish Bait
1/13/94 - Conductdant * Step Left Foot
1/14/94 – Blogurt * Smoking Pets
1/15/94 – Scapegrace * Halo Effect
1/16/94 – Stacking Clowns * Vendetta * Soapbox * Esteri Edge
1/19/94 - The Mongrels
1/20/94 - Scapegrace
1/21/94 – Naked Blowfish * Barefoot Serpents * The Lords
1/22/94 – The Cynics * A.T.S.
1/23/94 – Klamp * Social Fish Bait
1/27/94 - Conductdant * The Willows * 7 Goats
1/28/94 – The Addicts * Scapegrace * Trash Vegas
1/29/94 – Cactus Nerve Thang
1/30/94 – Sledge

2/4/94 – A.T.S. * E.D.O. * Stranger Than Pretty
2/5/94 – Ring * God Bless America * The Two Ships
2/6/94 – Locked On * Buster Hymen
2/11/94 – City Chicken * Verrucose * Felony
2/12/94 – Mace * Virgin Mary * Rail Road
2/13/94 – Covenant * Telepathy
2/14/94 - The Karl Hendricks Trio
2/17/94 - Conductdant * Halo Effect
2/19/94 - Deadlyne
2/23/94 - Blogurt * The Willows
2/25/94 – Thickhead Grin * Barefoot Serpents * The Lords
2/27/94 – Savagery * Buster Hymen

3/4/94 – Joyce Brothers * Birds at the End of the Road
3/5/94 – Tree * Daddy Sac * The Living Rooms
3/6/94 – Social Fish Bait * Esoteric Edge * Monster Land
3/10/94 - Kol Nidre
3/11/94 – The Urge * Skablins
3/12/94 – Thickhead Grin * Frampton Brothers
3/13/94 – Drop * Kol-Nidre
3/18/94 - Worm Hole * Liverball * Scapegrace
3/19/94 - The Addicts * Rowdy Bovines
3/20/94 - Straightjacket
3/25/94 – Blackwell * The Rally * State of Mind
3/26/94 – God Bless America
3/27/94 – Slamwich * Stump Grinder

4/1/94 – Mommy * Hep Cat Dilemma
4/2/94 – Boogieman Smash * The Revelers * Thickhead Grin
4/8/94 – Hell Belly * Friendly Fire * Liquid Brick * The Hoo-Haws
4/9/94 – The Cynics
4/10/94 - Eskimo * 90 Minute Blank * Black
4/15/94 – The Living Rooms * Birds at the End of the Road * Trigger Happy
4/16/94 – Uncle Bob’s Freak Show
4/17/94 – Nuclear Assault * Genghis Khan * Savagery
4/22/94 – Madder Rose * Best Kissers in the World * The Addicts
4/23/94 – Scapegrace * Squid
4/24/94 – Moral Minority * Kol-Nidre * Blind Ambition * Scapegrace
4/29/94 – Frenchy Burrito * The Willows
4/30/94 – Panda * Ignorant Mass

5/1/94 – Ignorant Mass * Anguished * Fatal Uprising
5/3/94 - Crashdog * Jesus Freaks * The Clergy
5/6/94 – Mace * Daddy Sac * Halo Effect
5/7/94 – Candy Machine * Blogurt * The Broken
5/8/94 – 90 Minute Blank * Black * Gus
5/13/94 - Frampton Brothers * Lierball
5/14/94 - Scapegrace * The Cynics * The Addicts
5/15/94 - Soup of the Day * Chocolate USA * Eat Desert Flies
5/20/94 – Guaroda
5/21/94 – Blackwell * The Living Rooms
5/22/94 – Anguish
5/25/94 - Save the Gutter
5/27/94 – Scapegrace
5/28/94 – The Addicts * Dugans
5/29/94 – Soapbox * Kol-Nidre

6/3/94 – Blogurt * Boogie Man Smash * Smoking Pets
6/4/94 – Plutopia * Trigger Happy * Halo Effect
6/5/94 – Black * 90 Minute Blank * Soup of the Day
6/8/94 - Jenny * Anykind * Two Trains
6/10/94 – Tiny Little Help * Hoo Haw
6/11/94 – Greenhouse 27 * Mslum
6/12/94 – The Juda’s Factor * Anguish * Fatal Uprising * Eat Dessert Flies
6/17/94 – The Wallmen * Trama Camp * The Addicts
6/18/94 - Frampton Brothers * The Addicts
6/19/94 – Kol-Nidre
6/24/94 – The Intentions
6/25/94 – Dogs of War * Diamond Haze
6/26/94 – Soup of the Day * Hung Better

7/1/94 - Saints We Ain't * Journey Dogs
7/2/94 - Old House Angels * Moloko
7/3/94 - Unconscious Knowledge * Eat Desert Flies
7/8/94 – Dead Flower Bloom * The Attics
7/9/94 – Corn Flakes * Liverball * Mommie I’m Scared *
7/10/94 – 90 Minute Blank * Handle * The Seeing Eye Monkey
7/15/94 – Last Call * Scapegrace * Virtual Reality
7/16/94 – The Cynics * Frampton Brothers
7/17/94 – Stone Poets
7/22/94 - The Addicts * Sorry About Your Daughter
7/23/94 - Sledgehammer Ledge * Inhumane
7/26/94 - Sympathy of Grief * Rottervore * Stumpgrinder
7/29/94 - Virtual Reality
7/30/94 - Blue Balls Deluxe * Clear Screen
7/31/94 - Eat Dessert Flies * 54-C

8/5/94 – Spuds
8/6/94 – Dennis Pastori * Lotion
8/12/94 – Scapegrace * Motoko
8/13/94 – Victoria’s Real Secret * The Bishops
8/14/94 – Handle
8/16/94 - Bolt Thrower * Benediction * Stumpgrinder
8/19/94 – Eviction * Every 13 Days * Number None
8/20/94 – Liquid Gang * Pucker * Papa’s Frita’s
8/21/94 – Shale * The Domestics * Anguish * Sickdot
8/26/94 – Virtual Reality * Pencil
8/27/94 – Wooden Horse * Whatever * Dennis Pastori
8/28/94 – Dependents * Kol-Nidre * M.S.C.

9/2/94 – Boogieman Smash * Thickhead Grin * Blogurt
9/3/94 – Scapegrace * Flannel Underground
9/4/94 – 90 Minute Blank
9/9/94 – Virtual Reality * Dirt Bear * Moloko
9/10/94 – The Cynics * The Addicts * Diamond Haze
9/13/94 - ApologetiX
9/16/94 – Frampton Brothers * Blow Pops
9/17/94 – Equinox * Alligator Gun * Cypress
9/19/94 – The Mentors * Scapegrace
9/23/94 – Kittywinder * Toast
9/25/94 – Nutreal * Handle
9/30/94 - Ras Prophet

10/1/94 – King Caesar * Yeti
10/7/94 - World in a Room * Poor Trio
10/8/94 - Neighborhood God * Grind House * Roger Nurse
10/9/94 - Grunk * The Fierce Nipples
10/14/94 - Bunji Jambo * Thickhead Grin * Paris Green * Halo Effect
10/15/94 - Phantom Crew * Disciples * Section 315 * Stone Deep
10/16/94 - Stoic Pitch
10/21/94 – One * Bucky and the Surf Weevils * Venus in Furs
10/22/94 – Smut * The Independents * Frampton Brothers
10/23/94 – Dog Pound * Indecision
10/28/94 – Neighborhood God * Blogurt
10/29/94 – Ditch Crocker * Liverball

11/4/94 – Last Call * Scapegrace * Flannel Underground
11/5/94 – Lever * Bad Gravity
11/11/94 – One Hundred Year Sun * Neighborhood God
11/12/94 – Thickhead Grin * Lobelia * Birds at the End of the Road
11/18/94 – Glue Factory * Flannel Underground
11/19/94 – The Cynics * Blow Pops * Thickhead Grin
11/20/94 – Labor Community Watchdog
11/25/94 – Lynus Box * The Addicts
11/26/94 – Bucky and the Surf Weevils * Chocolate USA
11/27/94 – Paris Green

12/2/94 – Desolate Angel * Stump Grinder
12/3/94 – Liverball * Greenhouse Effect
12/4/94 – Midgets * Stranger Things * Savagery
12/6/94 – The Cynics * Thickhead Grin * Frampton Brothers
12/9/94 – Lobelia * Frenchy Burrito & the Folk Pistols
12/10/94 – The Attics * The Pied Piper * Robes Pierre
12/11/94 – The Travoltas * Sweater * Shale Travolta
12/15/94 - Death * Eviction * Death Notice
12/16/94 – Sisters Grimm * Liverball * The Willows
12/17/94 – Frampton Brothers * 249 * Flannel Underground
12/18/94 – No Face * Morning Mind Drivers * Livewire * Pains Invention
12/23/94 – Happy Dog * Frenchy Burrito
12/30/94 – Bad Gravity * Greenhouse Effect
12/31/94 - The Cynics * Thickhead Grin * Frampton Brothers

List last updated 4/30/17
"I know this defies the law of gravity, but you see, I never studied law!"
There are many more photos from the show at the Rancho Cocoa blog, where you can also read Missy's heartwarming story about how Chocolate USA lived up to a high school girl's dreams, both as a band and as people.

Photo and posters below courtesy of Bill Munz.
Scapegrace at the Electric Banana on 9/18/94, opening for the Mentors, which they always enjoyed.  Note the poster of Sonny Vincent and the Extreme hanging on the wall.