|Approximate Years Active||1974-77|
|Hometown||West Palm Beach|
|Members and Lineups||Michael Curry|
Danny Moon: guitar
Scott Hallin: guitar, vocals
Andy Birdsall: keyboards
Ray Scala: bass
Sam Beck: drums
|Venues Played||Hot Nights in the South, Cock ‘n’ Bull, Watershed, The Warehouse, Greenhouse (on Flagler), Paramount Theatre, Roadhouse Grill, Drexel Saloon, Sunfest 1983, John Prince Park, Last Frontier Ranch Music Fest|
|Original Songs||2 singles and one Album. (Jammin’ Records label)|
“Sail Away” single (Mike Curry) backed with
“She’s Gone”, (Danny Moon)
“I’ll Come Runnin”, (Scott Hallin) backed with
“One in the Middle” (Andy Birdsall)
|Recordings||Album, “Big Train Rollin” written by Travis Moon Band|
A1. Big Train Rollin’
A2. Louisiana Lady
A3. Move it On
A4. The One in the Middle
A5. Georgia Train
B1. She’s Gone
B2. Sail Away
B3. Do What You Gotta Do
B5. Roza Lee
Still available on www.discogs.com !
|Comments, Highlights, Stories|
The band name was derived from Travis Curry, the son of the late Michael Curry and Debbie Curry; and Danny Moon.
May 25, 1976: Travis Moon ties for first place with Phoenix (local bluegrass group) in WIRK radio’s Top Rock Search at Atlantis Skateway. 328 bands entered the statewide competition including Dalas Starr, The Renegades, Josiah Lilly, and The Glass Brothers.
Aug. 26, 1977: Travis Moon appears on the bill with Elvin Bishop, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Steppenwolf, Jan Hammer Group, and more at SMI Productions 12-Hour Rock Fest at Hollywood Sportatorium , hosted by Wolf Man Jack.
March 11, 1983: Jammin’ Recording Artists “Travis Moon” hosted a record album release party at Stage East in Stuart. “Sail Away” a cut from their album “Big Train Rollin”, won a spot on Gavin Radio station programming list, and was being played on over 130 stations.
May 25, 1984: Ken Cruickshank, with The Palm Beach Post wrote “Travis Moon is a hard driving rock band with a good local following, and has improved tremendously in the past one or two years”.
The Travis Moon Band also performed in Tampa at Busch Gardens in 1976. I believe it was in June. Wolfman Jack was in attendance.