In the early Eighties, the Go-Go's were considered the quintessential California girls, mainly thanks to sunny New Wave songs such as "Vacation" and "We Got the Beat." But times are (somewhat) different now for the quintet, comprising vocalist Belinda Carlisle, guitarist Charlotte Caffey, bassist Kathy Valentine, drummer Gina Schock, and guitarist Jane Wiedlin, who now lives in Madison, Wisconsin. (A native of the state, she moved back after a summer visit during which she "made a bunch of friends, met a man, [and] fell in love.") Although she's busy producing other bands and working on solo material, she and the rest of the Go-Go's are on a short tour, spurred by an invitation to the Mardi Gras... More >>>
Return to the valley of the Go-Go's at the Fillmore.