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I've put this list together over several years and from many different sources. Any corrections and additions are encouraged. The period is 1960's thru 1979 and includes some Lawrence concerts..

 

   


DATE ARTIST/VENUE -NOTES

1960's

7/12/1964 /the Beach Boys /Municipal Auditorium 

9/17/1964 The Beatles/Municipal Stadium -Charlie Finley paid them $150,000

11/20/1965 /the Beach Boys /Municipal Auditorium

11/17/1967 The Who /Shawnee Misssion South H.S. -w/The Buckinghams

7/14/1968  The Beach Boys  /Memorial Hall

8/14/1968 Danny Cox/Shawnee Mission East H.S.

8/22/1968 The Who/The Music Hall

11/1/1968 Jimi Hendrix/Municipal Auditorium -w/Cat Mother &All Night Newsboys

11/5/1968 Jeff Beck Group /Memorial Hall

2/5/1969 Iron Butterfly /Memorial Hall -w/Grateful Dead

3/19/1969 The Byrds/Shawnee Mission South H.S.

5/9/1969 Jefferson Airplane /Memorial Hall -w/Danny Cox, &  Manchester Trafficway

10/4/1969 Donovan /Municipal Auditorium

8/6/1969 Vanilla Fudge /Memorial Hall

11/5/1969 Led Zeppelin/Memorial Hall - Played with borrowed equipment

11/18/1969 Blood Sweat and Tears /Municipal Auditorium

11/29/1969 Country Joe & the Fish /Memorial Hall

12/10/1969 Fleetwood Mac /Memorial Hall -w/Jethro Tull & Joe Cocker

1970

2/8/1970 Iron Butterfly /Memorial Hall -w/Blues Image

2/15/1970 Delanie and Bonnie w/Eric Clapton /memorial Hall

3/20/1970 Steppenwolf/Memorial Hall

4/24/1970 Illinois Speed Press, Steve Miller Blues Band /UMKC free concert

5/9/1970 Canned Heat /Freedom Palace -Venue opening

5/24/1970 Grand Funk Railroad /Freedom Palace -w/Bloodrock -( headliner Pink Floyd canceled) 

6/5/1970 Mountain /Memorial Hall

6/14/1970  Janis Joplin / Memorial Hall

7/2/1970 The Who/ Freedom Palace

8/15/1970 Quicksilver Messenger Service/ Freedom Palace

8/19/1970 Led Zeppelin/Municipal Auditorium

11/26/1970 Ten Years After /Freedom Palace

12/5/1970 The Moody Blues /Municipal Auditorium -w/Trapeze

1971

3/6/1971  Poco  /Memorial Hall -w/Podipto 

3/16/1971 Black Sabbath/Memorial Hall -w/J. Geils Band

3/27/1971 Mountain /Memorial Hall

4/3/1971  Quicksilver Messenger Service /Memorial Hall 

4/17/1971 It's a Beautiful Day /The Establishment -Lawrence Ks.

4/20/1971 Grand Funk Railroad /Municipal Auditorium-w/Bloodrock  

6/20/1971 James Gang /Memorial Hall

6/29/1971 Jethro Tull /Memorial Hall

7/12/1971 Stephen Stills/ Municipal Auditorium

7/16/1971 Flying Burrito Brothers/ Cowtown Ballroom -w/White Eyes

7/17/1971 Flying Burrito Brothers/ Cowtown Ballroom -w/White Eyes

7/24/1971 Ewing Street, Chet Nichols, Sound Farm /Cowtown Ballroom

8/1/1971 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band/ Cowtown Ballroom -w/Ted Anderson

8/2/1971 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band/ Cowtown Ballroom -w/Ted Anderson

8/13/1971  Jackson 5 /Municipal Auditorium 

8/24/1971 Ten Years After/ Municipal Auditorium- w/Procol Harem

9/14/1971 Crosby and Nash /Music Hall

9/26/1971 It's A Beautiful Day/ Cowtown Ballroom -w/Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee

10/8/1971 Steve Miller Blues Band/ Cowtown Ballroom -w/Grits

10/20/1971 Black Sabbath/Memorial Hall

10/23/1971 Frank Zappa /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Rich Hill (Flo and Eddie w/Zappa)

10/31/1971 Leo Kottke/ Cowtown Ballroom -w/Joy of Cooking, Joyful Noise

11/13/1971 Brewer and Shipley /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Tide

11/15/1971  Elvis Presley /Municipal Auditorium  

11/24/1971 Savoy Brown/ Cowtown Ballroom -w/Pot Liquour, Chicken Shack

12/4/1971 Poco /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Jerry Riopelle

12/16/1971 Alice Cooper /Cowtown Ballroom -played 2 shows -w/PG&E

12/31/1971 Freddie King/ Cowtown Ballroom

1972

1/30/1972 Wesport Free Clinic Benefit /Cowtown Ballroom -Various artists

2/13/1972 Mike Quatro Jam Band w/KC Philharmonic

2/15/1972 Brewer & Shipley /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Danny Cox & White Eyes

2/18/1972 Mitch Ryder /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Tide

2/19/1972 Mitch Ryder /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Tide

2/26/1972 Five Man Electrical Band /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Tide

3/12/1972 Mason Profit /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Morningstar & Commonground

4/7/1972 Badfinger/ Cowtown Ballroom -w/Ashton, Gardener & Dyke

4/8/1972 Ravi Shankar /Cowtown Ballroom

4/11/1972 Elton John/Municipal Auditorium

4/18/1972 Up Against the Wall Ball /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Nation, J.C. Storyteller, Pilgrimage

4/22/1972 Linda Rondstat /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Alex Harvey Band & The Rasberries

4/30/1972 Westport Free Clinic Benefit /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Nation, KC Grits, Shock

5/6/1972 Hot Tuna/ Cowtown Ballroom -w/Chet Nichols

5/12/1972 Creedence Clearwater Revival/ Municipal Auditorium -w/Freddie King

5/20/1972 Peter Yarrow Band/ Cowtown Ballroom -w/Lazarus

5/21/1972 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Hope

5/27/1972 Lee Michaels & Jo Jo Gunne /Memorial Hall

6/1/1972 It's a Beautiful Day/ Cowtown Ballroom -w/Stonface

6/2/1972 It's a Beautiful Day /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Stonface

6/3/1972 It's a Beautiful Day /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Stonface

6/9/1972 Black Oak Arkansas /Cowtown Ballroom -w/White Eyes

6/10/1972 Procol Harum/Memorial Hall -w/Ozark Mountain Daredevils

6/15/1972 Jethro Tull/Municipal Auditorium -w/The Eagles

6/22/1972 The Rolling Stones/ Municipal Auditorium -w/Stevie Wonder

6/30/1972  New Riders of the Purple Sage /Memorial Hall -w/Loggins and Messina 

7/7/1972 Rare Earth /Municipal Auditorium -wDr. Hook & J.J. Cale

7/15/1972  Badfinger /Memorial Hall  -w/Cactus, Kindred 

7/21/1972 Procol Harem /The Music Hall -w/Heads, Hands & Feet

8/1/1972 Emerson, Lake & Palmer/ Municipal Auditorium

8/7/1972 Leon Russell/Municipal Auditorium -w/Nitzinger

8/18/1972 Jackson 5 /Municipal Auditorium  

8/24/72 Humble Pie /Municipal Auditorium -w/ZZ Top & Ramatan

9/11/1972 Pink Floyd /Memorial Hall

9/15/1972 Blue Cheer /Memorial Hall -w/Spirit

9/21/1972 Dan Hicks /Cowtown Ballroom -KUDL

9/21/1972 Joe Cocker/Municipal Auditorium -w/Mark-Allmond Band

9/29/1972 Poco /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Chet Nichols& Danny Cox

10/8/1972 Westport Free Clinic benefit /Cowtown -w/Morningstar, Chessman Square, KC Grits

10/11/1972  Mick Ronson /Memorial Hall 

10/13/1972 Elton John /Allen Fieldhouse Lawrence -w/Family

10/15/1972  David Bowie /Memorial Hall -w/Styx

10/20/1972 Black Sabbath/ Memorial Hall

10/31/1972 Steve Miller Band /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Wishbone Ash

11/4/1972  Elton John /Municipal Auditorium  

11/10/1972 Robin Trower /Cowtown Ballroom -w/White Eyes

11/13/1972 Grateful Dead /Memorial Hall

11/18/1972 Grand Funk Railroad /Municipal Auditorium -w/Billy Preston

11/22/1972 Hot Tuna /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Ozark MountainDaredevils

11/29/1972 Deep Purple /Memorial Hall -w/Buddy Miles

12/1/1972 Seals & Croft /Cowtown Ballroom - w/Lawrence &Roselle -KUDL

12/2/1972 Frank Zappa/ Cowtown Ballroom -w/Steely Dan - KUDL

12/3/1972 West, Bruce & Lang/Memorial Hall

12/3/1972 Steely Dan /Cowtown Ballroom

12/15/1972 Black Oak Arkansas/ Cowtown Ballroom -w/Tranquility

12/31/1972 Brewer & Shipley /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Daredevils, Chet Nichols, KC Grits

1973

1/21/1973 The Byrds /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Flash

1/25/1973 America /Music Hall (Municipal) -w/John David Souther

2/2/1973 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Steve Martin

2/3/1973 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Steve Martin

2/8/1973 Ozark Mountain Daredevils /Cowtown Ballroom

2/10/1973 Loggins & Messina /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Leo Kottke

2/19/1973 B.B. King /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Chet Nichols & K.C.Grits

2/21/1973 Ozark Mountain Daredevils /Shawnee Mission North H.S.

2/26/1973 Neil Young/Municipal Auditorium -w/Linda Ronstadt 

3/4/1973 Chuck Berry /Memorial Hall -KUDL

3/9/1973 Brewer & Shipley /Cowtown -w/Louden Wainwright III, Ozark Mountain Daredevils

3/10/1973 Brewer & Shipley /Cowtown -w/Louden Wainwright III, Ozark Mountain Daredevils

3/15/1973 Paul Butterfield /Cowtown -w/Foghat, Mark Almond, Ted Anderson

3/19/1973 BB King /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Malo

3/24/1973  Humble Pie  /Municipal Auditorium  

3/25/1973 Savoy Brown /Memorial Hall -w/ Captain Beyond

3/15/1973 Paul Butterfield /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Foghat & Ted Anderson

3/17/1973 Ted Nugent & Amboy Dukes /Music Hall -w/REO Speedwagon & Brownsville Station

3/23/1973 Sha Na Na/Memorial Hall -w/Mason Profit

3/24/1973 Humble Pie /Municipal Auditorium -w/Black Oak Arkansas

3/31/1973 Dr. Hook & Medicine Show /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Tide

4/4/1973 Arlo Guthrie /Memorial Hall -KUDL

4/6/1973 Blue Oyster Cult /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Focus & Barnstorm

4/7/1973 It's A Beautiful Day /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Bloodrock & Sylvestar & Hot Band

4/11/1973 Focus /Memorial Hall -w/Blue Oyster Cult & Barnstorm

4/13/1973 Wishbone Ash /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Finnegan & Wood/Vinegar Joe

4/15/1973 Alice Cooper /Allen Fieldhouse Lawrence -w/Flo & Eddie

4/23/1973 King Crimson/ Cowtown Ballroom -w/Gentle Giant & Charles Lloyd

4/27/1973 Slade/ Cowtown Ballroom -w/Fanny

4/28/1973 The Beach Boys /Allen Fieldhouse Lawrence

5/2/1973 Lou Reed /Memorial Hall -w/Garland Jefferies

5/7/1973 Ten Years After /Memorial Hall -w/Foghat & The Strawbs

5/11/1973  Chicago /Royals Stadium 

5/11/1973 Poco /Cowtown Ballroom -w/John David Souther

5/13/1973 Canned Heat /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Hookfoot

5/20/1973 Jo Jo Gunne/Memorial Hall -w/Cold Blood & Sons of Champlin

5/26/1973 Commander Cody /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Earl Scruggs

6/16/1973 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Steve Martin -KUDL

6/17/1973 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Steve Martin -KUDL

7/3/1973 Charlie Daniels /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Garland Jefferies, Hot Ice

7/4/1973 Jethro Tull /Municipal Auditorium -w/Steeleye Span -KUDL

Summer '73 Ted Nugent & Amboy Dukes/Memorial Hall -w/Bob Seger, Captain Beyond

7/18/1973 Doobie Brothers /Memorial Hall -w/Styx

7/29/1973 Carney Rock/Fairyland Park -w/REO Speedwagon, Dr. Hook, BTO, Joe Walsh

8/1/1973 New Riders of Purple Sage /Music Hall -w/Commander Cody -KUDL

8/2/1973 Three Dog Night/ Royals Stadium -w/T.Rex , Leslie West, Ruben & The Jets

8/19/1973 Elton John /Arrowhead Stadium -w/Sutherland Brothers & Quiver

8/26/1973 Chicago /Municipal Auditorium

9/16/1973 Carney Rock II /Fairyland Park -w/Quicksilver,  Flo&Eddy

9/21/1973 Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Billy Spears Band

9/29/1973 John Mayall /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Ozark Mountain Daredevils

10/4/1973 T. Rex /Memorial Hall -w/The Doobie Brothers

10/7/1973 Charlie Daniels Band /Memorial Hall -w/Marshall Tucker Band

10/13/1973 ZZ Top /Memorial Hall -w/Bachman Turner Overdrive

10/21/1973 Arlo Gutherie /Cowtown Ballroom -KUDL

10/24/1973 Wishbone Ash /Memorial Hall

10/31/1973 Mike Quatro Jam Band /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Bryan Bowers

11/2/1973 Mott the Hoople /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Kinky Friedman - KUDL

11/4/1973 Shawn Phillips /Memorial Hall

11/10/1973 Robin Trower /Cowtown Ballroom -KUDL

11/14/1973 Ozark Mountain Daredevils/ Cowtown Ballroom -w/Danny Cox

11/14/1973 The Eagles/ Memorial Hall -w/Dan Fogelberg

11/16/1973 Ozark Mountain Daredevils /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Danny Cox - KUDL

11/22/1973 Sha Na Na/ Memorial Hall

12/5/1973 Foghat /Cowtown Ballroom

12/7/1973 Todd Rundgren /Uptown Theatre

12/9/1973 Jesse Colin Young /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Leo Kottke

12/13/1973 REO Speedwagon/Municipal Auditorium

12/14/1973  Randy Meisner /Memorial Hall -w/Maria Muldaur 

12/23/1973 Blue Oyster Cult /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Charlie Daniels

12/31/1973 Sugarloaf /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Pilgrimage, Stone Wall, One Thing at a Time

1974

1/9/1974 Climax Blues Band /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Speakeasy

1/17/1974 Van Morrison /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Caledonia Soul Orchestra

1/26/1974 Jimmie Spheeris/Memorial Hall

2/2/1974 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Steve Martin -KUDL

2/3/1974 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Steve Martin -KUDL

2/8/1974 Commander Cody/Cowtown Ballroom -w/Ozark Mountain Daredevils

2/9/1974 Jackson Browne/Memorial Hall -w/Linda Ronstadt

2/13/1974 Kris Kristofferson/Memorial Hall

2/15/1974 Brownsville Station/Memorial Hall -w/Stonewall & Dynaflo

2/23/1974 The Strawbs /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Morningstar

2/24/1974 National Lampoon's Lemmings /UMKC -w/John Belushi, Chevy Chase, Christopher Guest, etc.

2/24/1974 Rory Gallagher /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Tide

2/24/1974 Dave Mason/Memorial Hall -w/Jim Stafford

2/27/1974 Bachman-Turner Overdrive/ Cowtown Ballroom -w/NRBQ

3/1/1974 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Steve Martin

3/8/1974 Frank Zappa & Mothers of Invention/Memorial Hall -w/Johnny Barnett, Tom Waits

3/11/1974 Harry Chapin /Cowtown Ballroom

3/15/1974 Hawkwind / Memorial Hall 

3/16/1974 Redbone /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Pilgrimage

3/23/1974  Sha Na Na  and Mason Profit /Memorial Hall 

3/24/1974 Rory Gallagher/ Cowtown Ballroom -w/Tide

4/2/1974 Todd Rundgren/Memorial Hall

4/6/1974 Bill Quitman, Hoyt Axton, J. Boy Allen /Cowtown Ballroom

4/11/1974 Fanny /Cowtown Ballroom

4/14/1974 Genesis /Memorial Hall

4/17/1974 Mott the Hoople /Memorial Hall -with Queen

4/19/1974 Charlie Daniels /Municipal Auditorium -w/Lynyrd Skynyrd & Marshall Tucker Band (KUDL $1)

4/22/1974 Captain Beefheart /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Kansas

4/23/1974 Styx /Free State Opera House, Lawrence Ks

4/25/1974 Firesign Theater /Cowtown Ballroom

4/26/1974 Electric Light Orchestra /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Suzi Quatro Band

5/10/1974 Climax Blues Band /Cowtown Ballroom

5/15/1974 The Beach Boys/Municipal Auditorium

5/19/1974 Rod McKuen /Music Hall

5/29/1974 Jesse Colin Young /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Royal Scanlon -KUDL

6/1/1974 Alvin Lee and Ten Years After/Memorial Hall

6/11/1974 Robin Trower /Memorial Hall -w/10cc, Slade 

6/13/1974 Golden Earing /Cowtown Ballroom

6/14/1974 The Allman Brothers Band/Royals Stadium

6/29/1974 Elvis Presley/Municipal Auditorium

7/8/1974 Procol Harem /Midland Theater -w/Poco

7/12/1974 Gordon Lightfoot/Midland Theatre

7/18/1974 Uriah Heep/Municipal Auditorium -w/Manfred Mann, Aerosmith, Babe Ruth

7/19/1974 Crosby Stills Nash & Young/Royals Stadium -w/Beach Boys, Jesse Collin Young

8/11/1974  Jackson 5  /Municipal Auditorium  

8/29/1974 Deep Purple/ Arrowhead Stadium -w/J.Geils Band & Elf

9/16/1974 The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band /Cowtown Ballroom -w/Brewer & Shipley -KUDL

9/20/1974 Blue Oyster Cult/Memorial Hall -w/New York Dolls

9/24/1974  Todd Rundgren /Memorial Hall 

10/1/1974 Jefferson Starship /Midland Theater -KUDL

10/6/1974 Billy Joel/Memorial Hall

10/16/1974 Herbie Hancock /Uptown Theatre -w/Brian Auger

10/18/1974 Hawkind /Memorial Hall -w/Kraftwerk

11/1/1974 Weather Report/ Memorial Hall -w/Fairport Convention

11/3/1974 Fleetwood Mac/Memorial Hall -w/Little Feat & Triumvirat

11/11/1974 Chicago /Arrowhead Stadium

12/6/1974 Yes/ Allen Field House Lawrence

11/15/1974 Lou Reed/Memorial Hall

12/6/1974 Yes/Allen Fieldhouse Lawrence

12/20/1974  Blue Oyster Cult & ZZ Top  /Municipal Auditorium  

1975

1/6/1975  Wishbone Ash /Memorial Hall  -w/Camel 

1/28/1975 Jethro Tull/Kemper Arena

2/1/1975 Genesis/Memorial Hall

2/24/1975 Nektar/Memorial Hall

2/26/1975 Dave Mason /Free State Opera House, Lawrence Ks. -w/Pavlov's Dog

3/26/1975 Joe Walsh/Memorial Hall

4/11/1975 Lynyrd Skynyrd / Municipal Auditorium

4/13/1975 Golden Earring/Memorial Hall -w/Kiss, Joe Vitale's Madman

4/22/1975 Supertramp/Memorial Hall

4/24/1975 Jackson Browne/Hoch Auditorium Lawrence -w/Phoebe Snow

4/25/1975 Kraftwerk/Memorial Hall

4/30/1975 Foghat/Memorial Hall

5/1/1975  Hawkwind /Memorial Hall 

5/2/1975 Robin Trower/Memorial Hall

5/17/1975 The Beach Boys & Chicago /Arrowhead Stadium 

5/24/1975 Lou Reed/Memorial Hall

6/6/1975 The Rolling Stones /Arrowhead Stadium -w/Billy Preston/Eagles/Rufus/Chaka Khan

6/13/1975 Bad Company /Municipal Auditorium -w/Maggie Bell

6/22/1975 Styx/Fairyland Park -w/Blue Oyster Cult/Climax Blues Band/Bob Seger/Hot Foot

7/3/1975 Yes/Municipal Auditorium -w/Ace

7/10/1975 Eric Clapton/ Municipal Auditorium -w/Carlos Santana

7/19/1975 Black Oak Arkansas/Arrowhead Stadium -w/Todd Rundgren

7/20/1975  Electric Light Orchestra  /Memorial Hall 

7/29/1975  ZZ Top  /Memorial Hall  

8/8/1975 Linda Ronstadt/Memorial Hall

8/9/1975 Jefferson Starship /Municipal Auditorium

9/9/1975 Chicago/Allen Fieldhouse Lawrence

9/13/1975 Caravan /Memorial Hall

9/28/1975 Bruce Springsteen/Memorial Hall

10/14/1975 Frank Zappa/Memorial Hall

10/18/1975  Rush  /Municipal Auditorium  

10/21/1975 Rick Wakeman /Memorial Hall

10/25/1975 Jimmie Spheeris/Memorial Hall

10/31/1975 ZZ Top/Kemper Arena -w/Rory Gallagher

11/14/1975 Todd Rundgren & Utopia /Free State Opera House, Lawrence Ks.

12/1/1975 The Who/Kemper Arena

12/17/1975 The Kinks/Memorial Hall

1976

1/14/1976  Allman Brothers Band /Municipal Auditorium  

2/13/1976 Roxy Music/Memorial Hall -w/Back Street Crawler

2/26/1976 Bachman-Turner-Overdrive/Kemper Arena -w/Electric Light Orchestra

3/3/1976 Olivia Newton-John/Kemper Arena

3/19/1976 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band/Memorial Hall

3/22/1976 Peter Frampton /Memorial Hall

4/4/1976 Arlo Gutherie/Memorial Hall -w/Shenandoah

4/21/1976 Elvis Presley/Kemper Arena

4/25/1976 Genesis/Memorial Hall

4/27/1976 Return to Forever /Memorial Hall

4/28/1976 Aerosmith/Kemper Arena -w/Angel & Slade

5/2/1976 Uriah Heep & Rush /Memorial Hall -w/Foghat & The Skyhooks

5/12/1976 Foghat/Municipal Auditorium -w/Styx, Golden Earing, & UFO

5/14/1976 Weather Report /Memorial Hall -w/John McLaughlin & Shakti

5/15/1976 Thin Lizzy /Memorial Hall -w/Charlie Daniels Band

5/29/1976 Paul McCartney & Wings/Kemper Arena

6/18/1976 Summer Jam /Royals Stadium -w/Kansas, Fleetwood Mac, REO, Henry Gross, Head East

6/22/1976  Steve Miller Band  /Memorial Hall 

7/11/1976 ZZ Top/Arrowhead Stadium -w/Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Aerosmith, Elvin Bishop, Point Blank 

7/23/1976 The Beach Boys/Arrowhead Stadium -w/Doobie Brothers, Jeff Beck, Firefall, Ozark Mountain Daredevils

7/24/1976 Peter Frampton /Royals Stadium -w/Santana, Gary Wright, Natural Gas 

7/26/1976 Kiss/Municipal Auditorium -w/Artful Dodger

7/29/1976 Loggins and Messina/Uptown Theatre

8/6/1976  Robin Trower & Jethro Tull /Arrowhead Stadium  -w/Rory Gallagher, Roy Buchanan 

8/8/1976 Jethro Tull /Arrowhead Stadium

9/11/1976 Leon Russell/Allen Fieldhouse Lawrence

10/11/1976 Jefferson Starship /Kemper Arena

10/15/1976  The Staple Singers /Kemper Arena -w/Harold Melvin & Blue Notes, Sharon Page, Johnny Guitar Watson 

10/15/1976 Dwight Twilley Band/Uptown Theatre

10/16/1976  Head East  /Memorial Hall  -w/Be-bop Delux, Paris 

10/29/1976  Hall and Oats  /Memorial Hall 

10/30/1976 Black Sabbath/Memorial Hall -w/Target

10/31/1976  Rory Gallagher & ZZ Top  /Municipal Auditorium  

11/1/1976 REO Speedwagon/Memorial Hall

11/5/1976 Kansas/Memorial Hall -w/Ambrosia

11/10/1976  Jackson Browne  /Memorial Hall 

11/19/1976 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band /Memorial Hall -w/Michael Murphy

11/24/1976 The Eagles / Kemper Arena

12/4/1976  Styx  /Memorial Hall 

12/7/1976  Robin Trower  /Municipal Auditorium  

1977

1/15/1977 Ted Nugent/Municipal Auditorium -w/Rush

1/26/1977  Foghat /Municipal Auditorium  

1/31/1977 Al Stewart/Uptown Theatre -w/Wendy Waldman

2/4/1977  Electric Light Orchestra  /Municipal Auditorium  -w/Steve Hillage 

2/5/1977 Genesis/Municipal Auditorium

2/9/1977 Kiss/Kemper Arena

2/15/1977 Santana/Memorial Hall

3/23/1977  Todd Rundgren /Memorial Hall 

4/1/1977  Peter Gabriel  /Memorial Hall 

4/1/1977 Fleetwood Mac /Kemper Arena -w/Rocky Burnette

4/10/1977 The Kinks/Memorial Hall

4/19/1977  Little Feat  /Uptown Theater 

4/22/1977 The Outlaws /Uptown Theater -w/Chilliwack

4/30/1977 Procol Harum/Uptown Theatre

5/6/1977 Uriah Heep /Memorial Hall -w/Foreigner

5/7/1977 ZZ Top/Allen Fieldhouse Lawrence

5/20/1977  George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic  /Arrowhead Stadium  

5/28/1977  Starcastle  /Memorial Hall  -w/Gran Max 

6/14/1977  Poco  /Memorial Hall  -w/Dickie Betts & Great Southern 

6/15/1977 Mahogany Rush /Memorial Hall -w/Shooting Star

6/18/1977 Elvis Presley/Kemper Arena

6/21/1977 Pink Floyd/Kemper Arena

6/26/1977 Summer Jam/Royals Stadium -w/Ted Nugent/REO/Black Oak Arkansas/Head East/Climax Blues Band/Little River Band

7/15/1977  Bad Company  /Kemper Arena  -w/Climax Blues Band 

7/16/1977 Jimmy Buffett/Memorial Hall

7/30/1977 Alice Cooper/Kemper Arena

7/31/1977 Peter Frampton/Arrowhead Stadium -w/Steve Miller, Rick Derringer, Styx

8/10/1977 UFO/Memorial Hall -w/Foreigner & AC/DC

8/22/1977 Emerson, Lake & Palmer /Municipal Auditorium

8/25/1977  Muddy Waters /Uptown Theater  

8/30/1977 Dave Mason/Memorial Hall

9/16/1977 Fleetwood Mac/Kemper Arena -w/Kenny Loggins

9/16-18/1977 Styx/Memorial Hall -w/Morningstar

9/27/1977  Styx /Memorial Hall -w/Ram Jam

9/28/1977 Firefall/Memorial Hall

10/6/1977 Yes /Municipal Auditorium

10/8/1977 Thin Lizzy /Memorial Hall

10/13/1977  The Beach Boys /Municipal Auditorium  

10/22/1977 Flood Relief Concert/Memorial Hall -w/Jay Ferguson & Prism

10/26/1977 Iggy Pop/Uptown Theatre

10/26/1977 Utopia/Memorial Hall

10/28/1977 The Grateful Dead/Memorial Hall

10/30/1977  Black Sabbath /Memorial Hall 

11/11/1977 Frank Zappa/Uptown Theatre

11/12/1977 Hall & Oats/Memorial Hall

11/13/1977 Jethro Tull/Municipal Auditorium

11/15/1977 Nektar/Memorial Hall

11/16/1977 Billy Joel/Memorial Hall

11/23/1977 Golden Earing/Memorial Hall -w/Rex & Legs Diamond

11/25/1977  Kansas  /Kemper Arena  -w/Crawler 

11/27/1977 Kiss/Kemper Arena

11/29/1977 Rod Stewart/Kemper Arena

12/4/1977 Waylon Jennings & Jessi Colter/Kemper Arena

12/12/1977 Neil Diamond/Kemper Arena

1978

1/6/1978 Blue Oyster Cult/Municipal Auditorium -w/Black Oak Arkansas

1/15/1978 Ted Nugent/Kemper Arena

1/17/1978  Rush  /Municipal Auditorium  

1/19/1978 Willie Nelson/Kemper Arena

2/15/1978 National Lampoon Show/Uptown Theatre

2/17/1978  Starcastle /Memorial Hall  -w/Gary Wright

2/20/1978 Eric Clapton/Municipal Auditorium

3/8/1978 The Tubes/Memorial Hall

3/14/1978 Foghat/Municipal Auditorium

3/17/1978  Foghat  /Municipal Auditorium  

3/17/1978 Bob Weir/Uptown Theatre

3/31/1978 Journey /Memorial Hall -w/Montrose & Van Halen

4/4/1978 Jimmie Buffett/Memorial Hall

4/8/1978  George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic  /Kemper Arena  

4/12/1978 Ozark Mountain Daredevils/Memorial Hall

4/15/1978 David Bowie/Municipal Auditorium

4/18/1978 Lou Reed/Hoch Auditorium Lawrence -w/Ian Dury&the Blockheads

5/12/1978 REO Speedwagon /Kemper Arena -w/Rainbow & No Dice

5/20/1978 Elvis Costello /Uptown Theater -w/Nick Lowe/Mink DeVille

5/27/1978 Bob Seger & Silver Bullet Band /Arrowhead -w/Foreigner/Head East/Bob Welch/Uriah Heep, Toby Beau

6/6/1978  Little Feat  /Memorial Hall 

6/9/1978 Bill Cobham /Uptown Theater

6/13/1978 Ozark Mountain Daredevils/ Uptown Theater

6/16/1978 Bruce Springsteen/ Memorial Hall

6/19/1978 Patti Smith/Uptown Theatre

6/23/1978 Bozz Scaggs/Kemper Arena -w/The Little River Band

6/28/1978 Aerosmith/Kemper Arena -w/Climax Blues Band

7/1/1978 4th Annual Willie Nelson Picnic /Arrowhead Stadium -KY102 -w/The Grateful Dead, Waylon Jennings, Jessie Colter, Missouri, Jerry Jeff Walker

7/2/1978 Electric Light Orchestra/Kemper Arena -w/Trickster

7/2/1978 Richard Pryor/Memorial Hall

7/12/1978  The Commodores  /Kemper Arena -w/ Teddy Pendergrass, Taste of Honey 

7/15/1978 Summer Jam/Royals Stadium -w/Kansas/Steve Miller / Eddy.Money/Van Halen

7/16/1978 Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers/Uptown Theatre

7/17/1978 Black Sabbath/Municipal Auditorium -w/Van Halen

7/22/1978 The Kinks /Memorial Hall  -w/Blondie 

7/25/1978  Kris Kristofferson & Rita Coolidge  /Kemper Arena  

7/26/1978  Bob Marley and the Wailers  /Uptown Theater  

7/27/1978 Yes/Kemper Arena

7/27/1978 Harry Chapin/Hoch Auditorium Lawrence

7/30/1978 Summer Rock II/ Arrowhead Stadium -w/The Eagles, Linda Ronstadt, Dan Fogelberg

8/9/1978  Phoebe Snow  /Uptown Theater

8/12/1978 Queen /Kemper Arena -KY102 

8/17/1978  Meat Loaf   /Uptown Theater

9/11/1978 Black Sabbath /Municipal Auditorium -w/Van Halen

9/16/1978 Tom Petty& Heartbreakers /Uptown Theater

9/23/1978 Thin Lizzy/Uptown Theater -with AC/DC, The Dictators

9/27/1978 Yes /Kemper Arena -KY102

10/17/1978 Genesis/Municipal Auditorium

10/18/1978 Todd Rundgren/One Block West -w/Roger Powell

10/18/1978  Billy Joel  /Kemper Arena  

11/3/1978 Bob Dylan /Kemper Arena

11/9/1978 10cc /Uptown Theater

11/21/1978 Styx/Kemper Arena -w/The Babys

12/4/1978 The Moody Blues /Kemper Arena  -w/ Jimmy Spheeris

12/7/1978 Charlie Daniels Band/Hoch Auditorium Lawrence

12/8/1978 Queen  /Kemper Arena  

12/11/1978 Rush/Kemper Arena

12/17/1978 Ted Nugent/Kemper Arena -w/Starz

12/21/1978 Tanya Tucker/One Block West

1979

1/25/1979 Brewer & Shipley/Kansas Union Ballroom Lawrence

2/6/1979 The Fabulous Poodles /Pogos -KY102

2/9/1979 The Grateful Dead/ Memorial Hall

2/10/1979 The Grateful Dead/ Memorial Hall

2/19/1979  Alice Cooper  /Kemper Arena  

2/23/1979 The Outlaws/Memorial Hall

2/23/1979  Jethro Tull  /Kemper Arena  

2/25/1979 Willie Nelson/Municipal Auditorium

3/1/1979 Robert Hunter/The Lyric Theatre

3/5/1979 Elvis Costello & the Attractions/ Memorial Hall

3/12/1979 Boston/Municipal Auditorium

3/15/1979 The Police /One Block West

3/17/1979 The Boomtown Rats/Lawrence Opera House

3/19/1979 Dire Straits/Memorial Hall

3/24/1979 Cheech & Chong/Memorial Hall

4/4/1979  J. Geils Band  /Memorial Hall 

4/10/1979 The Tubes and Squeeze /Memorial Hall 

4/23/1979 Jethro Tull /Kemper Arena -w/U.K.

4/24/1979  Van Halen /Municipal Auditorium  

4/27/1979 The Doobie Brothers/Allen Fieldhuse Lawrence

4/30/1979 UFO/Memorial Hall -w/Judas Priest

5/4/1979 Jerry Lee Lewis/Municipal Auditorium -w/Emmylou Harris

5/5/1979 David Gates /Lawrence Opera House

5/7/1979 Tom Robinson Band /One Block West -KY102

5/12/1979 Diana Ross/Kemper Arena

5/19/1979 Lou Reed/One Block West

5/26/1979 Bad Company/Kemper Arena

5/28/1979 The Village People/Kemper Arena

6/2/1979 Patti Smith/One Block West -moved from Memorial Hall

6/6/1979 Yes/ Kemper Arena -Concert cancelled because of Kemper roof collapse June 4th, 1979

6/17/1979 Summer Jam/ Arrowhead -w/Ted Nugent/The Cars/Heart/Bob Welch/Missouri/Sammy Hagar

6/22/1979 George Benson & B.B. King /Kauffman Stadium -w/Chic, Ashford and Simpson, Tyrone Davis, Rose Royce 

6/22/1979 Nazareth /Memorial Hall -w/Gran Max

6/30/1979 Renaissance/Memorial Hall -w/Tim Weisberg

7/3/1979 New Riders of Purple Sage /Lawrence Opera House

7/6/1979 Devo/Lawrence Opera House

7/15/1979 Ian Hunter & Mick Ronson /Memorial Hall

7/15/1979 Journey /Municipal Auditorium  -w/Thin Lizzy 

7/20/1979 Robert Fripp/Capers Corners -Frippertronics

7/28/1979 Robert Hunter/Pierson Hall -UMKC

8/19/1979  Poco  /Memorial Hall  -w/John Stewart 

8/21/1979 Count Basie/Uptown Theatre -his 75th Diamond Jubilee

9/1/1979 Summer Jam/Kauffman Stadium -w/REO Speedwagon, Santana, Little River Band, Missouri, Pat Travers

9/2/1979 Santana /Uptown Theatre

9/6/1979 Ray Charles /Uptown Theatre

9/14/1979 The Kinks/Memorial Hall

9/18/1979 David Grissman /Uptown Theatre

9/24/1979 The Knack /Uptown Theatre

9/28/1979 Waylon Jennings/Municipal Auditorium -w/Hank Williams Jr.

9/30/1979 Kiss/Municipal Auditorium -w/Judas Priest

10/5/1979 J.J. Cale /Memorial Hall

10/8/1979 Tom Waits /Uptown Theatre

10/19/1979 Talking Heads /Memorial Hall

10/24/1979 Joe Jackson /One Block West

11/24/1979 Sammy Hagar /Memorial Hall -w/Scorpions, The Hounds

12/1/1979  Muddy Waters  /Uptown Theater  

12/5/1979 Ramsey Lewis/Hoch Auditorium Lawrence

12/5/1979 The Buzzcocks/Lawrence Opera House -w/Ultravox

12/6/1979 Bob Marley & the Wailers /Hoch Auditorium Lawrence

12/8/1979 Styx /Municipal Auditorium -w/April Wine

12/10/1979 The Grateful Dead /Memorial Hall

12/11/1979  The Grateful Dead  /Memorial Hall 

12/12/1979  Rory Gallagher  /Memorial Hall

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