2017-07-13 / On the Town

Set your alarm clock back 50 years


PSYCHEDELIC SOUNDS—The Strawberry Alarm Clock, best known for their hit single “Incense and Peppermints,” will groove again in two shows Sun., July 23 at Bogies in Westlake Village. PSYCHEDELIC SOUNDS—The Strawberry Alarm Clock, best known for their hit single “Incense and Peppermints,” will groove again in two shows Sun., July 23 at Bogies in Westlake Village. The Strawberry Alarm Clock will perform for one night only, two shows at 6 and 8 p.m. Sun., July 23 at Bogies, 32001 Agoura Road, Westlake Village.

All six original members will be present: George Bunnell, Gene Gunnels, Mark S. Weitz, Randy Seol, Howie Anderson and Steve Bartek.

Strawberry Alarm Clock is a psychedelic rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1966 and is best known for its 1967 No. 1 hit single “Incense and Peppermints.”

The group’s debut album, named for the single, reached No 11 on the Billboard top albums chart in 1967.

The band charted four other songs including the Top 25 “Tomorrow” in 1968.

Strawberry Alarm Clock appeared on “American Bandstand,” “Happening ’68,” “The Steve Allen Show” and “Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In.”

They also performed as themselves in the 1968 movie “Psych- Out” and in 1970s “Beyond the Valley of the Dolls.”

In 2012, Strawberry Alarm Clock released its fifth studio album and the first since 1969, “Wake Up Where You Are.”

For ticket details, go to www.eventbrite.com/e/strawberryalarmclock-tickets.

For more about Bogies, visit www.bogies-bar.com or call (805) 962-7776, ext. 6.

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