30 years ago, Roger Waters brought his Radio KAOS tour to Maine! We remember a big circular projection screen and mind-blowing quadrophonic sound. There was also a telephone booth set up for fans to call the stage and ask Roger questions.
We count 5 trips to Maine from George Thorogood over the years. His first concert in Blimpville was at the Expo in 1985 on the Maverick tour. The next time he brought the show to Portland with the Destroyers happened on the Born to Be Bad tour in 1988.
The incredible one-armed drummer we call the ‘Thunder God’, Rick Allen turns 54 today. He was born on November 1, 1963 in Dronfield, Derbyshire, England and has been in Def Leppard since 1978, joining the band on his 15th birthday.
For the 5th year, zombies from Avant Dance and Event Center invaded the Portland peninsula. During rush hour yesterday, dozens of local dancers busted out wicked sick moves recreating Michael Jackson's historic 1983 video.
37 years ago today, Kiss brought their Hot in the Shade tour to the Cumberland County Civic Center. This was the 5th time they rocked Portland, Maine and the last appearance here by drummer, Eric Carr.