The Metro St. Louis Live Music

Historical Society


Ricco's (I)

Belleville IL

Owner: Frank Gioppo

Manager: Gerry Gioppo



The Runaways at Ricco's in March, 1976

L to r, Vicki Blue, Sandy West, Joan Jett and Lita Ford



Griffin onstage at Ricco's in 1977


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Thanks to Kerry Manderbach for Runaways photos