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Hey Rosehips Great-n-Small! Here's the schedule for the next month and other tidbits........ Looks like we're about to get hammered a bit from ol' Hurricane Floyd! This is a big one, so please be sure to go RIGHT NOW and stock up some groceries, party favors, lamp oil (if you have oil lamps), candles and matches. If you have a camping stove, you might think of some propane for least you could cook a little bit. With 50+ m.p.h. winds, no telling when the power might get back on once it's off. HEY! Don't forget batteries for your radio or boom'll be able to hear what's going on! Mama Rose just worries about you, that's all. Check out: or for updates on the weather situation. TONITE: Wednesday, Sept. 15th Open Mic Nite, The Original Radar Rose Version. (Note: 2 more shopping days til Jane's Birthday) Belly of the Beast, Salem 387-3539.......384-6037 for early sign-up.....This will be the last one on the BIG side as we are switching back to the Ol' Wit's End side.....too many of us missed the crowding and coziness of that room! Thursday, Sept. 16th: RICHMOND, VA we are VERY, VERY SORRY but we will NOT be making up the last James Center concert (cancelled due to rain) today. We agreed with the James Center folks that Radar Rose airborne and wet would NOT be a very pretty sight. We have tentatively rescheduled for June 1st. (One more shopping day til Jane's Birthday). FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17th: JANE'S BIRTHDAY EXTRAVAGANZA!!!! At the NEW Chilli Peppers at The Patrick Henry Hotel. 617 S. Jefferson St. (540) 354-1340. Seriously, don't bring presents, just bring you and happy feet and smiles and the cover charge...hee heee. HEY! What's this rumor I hear about somebody hiring a male stripper to "surprise" me......Better watch it...Sonny IS a caveman when he wants to be. Saturday, Sept. 18th....we're up in Bluefield, WV for a private party (barring any bad weather) if you're supposed to be there, do or e-mail us for directions and details.....(You have just missed Jane's Birthday, go directly to jail DO NOT collect 200 dollars) Sunday, Sept. 18th Highland Park, Roanoke, VA PRIDE IN THE PARK....starts at noon with Murphy Blue, Radar Rose and many, many other wonderful entertainers. Probably the last Highland gig of the year, so bring your picnics and smiling faces. Wed., Sept. 22: Open Mic, Wit's End 387-3639 Thursday, Sept. 23: Poetry Slam moves to Thursday nights at the Wit's End...just thought you'd like to know. ALSO....a LATINO ROCK & RHYTHM Band called Mandarico plays the Belly of the Beast side.....don't know about you all, but I'm STARVED for this kind of music!! This is brought to you by ROANOKE PLUGGED-IN (contact Kathy Neff for more info on showcases at Friday, Sept. 24th: The Coffee Pot, Roanoke VA w/ Jimmy Landry opening 774-8256 Saturday, Sept. 25th: The Red Dog Saloon at Rivers, Fayetteville, WV Still trying to get up a Rosehip Raft Trip on Sunday the 26th.... Our Merch Girl "Rainbow" is co-ordinating reply to her at's Rainbow! "Hey Rosehips!! Rainbow here, just want to let you in on the plans. As you know our favorite band will be playing at the Red Dog Saloon in Fayetteville WV on Sept. 25. It also happens to be at Rivers rafting resort. We are trying to get a bus together and all go party!!! Here are the details so far: Cost is $111.80 per person, this includes breakfast, lunch (on the Gaully) dinner, and camping. Before we can confirm reservations payment must be made up front. We will try to leave on Sat morning by bus, set up camp, have dinner and party with Radar Rose!!! Then Sunday morning after breakfast it will be the ride of a lifetime on the Lower Gaully. Sounds pretty exciting to me!! Let me know if you want to go so I can work on arrangements. Hope to hear from you soon!! Live, Love, Laugh and Be Happy!! Rainbow" Wed. Sept. 29th: Open Mic Wit's End Friday, October 1: First Fridays, Downtown Roanoke, w/ THE KINGS 5-8 PM Saturday, October 2 AND Saturday, October 16 (Bridge Day): Appalachian Wildwaters, Fayetteville, WV 8-12 Thursday, Oct. 21: Tentative date, Birmingham, AL (Details to follow) Friday, Oct. 22: The Loft, Columbus, GA Saturday, Oct. 23: Opelika, AL....Benefit concert...(Details to follow) Saturday October 30: Halloween Party, Grand Masque Ball, Secret location, by invitation only...... That's about it for our dates at the moment. Please do check out our "Home" club the Wit's End/Belly of the Beast...we have some exciting bands coming up in the next several months. We'll be starting a "Roanoke Plugged In Showcases". We are starting Mens, Womens and Mixed Pool teams to compete...also a dart league. Every Wed. is Open Mic and you can ALWAYS find us there, Poetry Slam on Thursdays and great music every Friday and Saturday. Peace, Joy and much Goodwill and Safety in the storm approaching, Jane, Sonny, Michael, dON and Anastasia

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