Concerts

Today’s Blimp Time-Hop
On June 14, 1977, Ronnie Van Zant and the guitar triple-threat of Gary Rossington, Allen Collins, and Steve Gaines tore it up in Portland at the newly opened CCCC with Billy Powell on keyboards, Leon Wilkinson on bass and Artimus Pyle on drums.
Today’s Blimp Time-Hop
On June 3, 1986, that “lil’ ol’ band from Texas” made their 5th appearance at the Civic Center bringing their futuristic melding of blues guitar and dance beats to the stage for a sold-out show.
Eric Johnson at Aura
The amazing shows at AURA continue! Up next WBLM Welcomes Eric Johnson. Guitar wizard extraordinaire, you probably remember hearing Eric's "Cliffs of Dover" on the Blimp over the years. See him Sunday, June 4th at AURA.
 
 
EJ in rehearsal:
Today’s Blimp Time-Hop
38 years ago, Eric Clapton  played a sold-out show at the Civic Center. The Backless Tour came to Portland on May 26, 1979. This was his first time at the CCCC and the great Muddy Waters was also on the bill!
Today’s Blimp Time-Hop
16 years ago today, Sting played a sold-out show at the Civic Center.  This was his third concert appearance in Portland and his second sell-out.

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