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Today’s Blimp Time-Hop
When Aerosmith came to Portland on December 6, 1979, Steven Tyler passed out onstage which brought the show to a halt. It was a Thursday night in front of a sold-out crowd at the Cumberland County Civic Center.
Today’s Blimp Time-Hop
40 years ago, Jethro Tull played their first show at the newly opened Civic Center. This was on the Songs from the Wood tour, blending folk rock and hard rock for a sold-out Portland crowd.
Today’s Blimp Time-Hop
This weekend, we remember one of the last shows of the Seventies with the original line-up of Aerosmith and a show without Brad Whitford and Joe Perry. Both were on a November 19th at the Civic Center. Sadly, heavy drug use and bad vibes seemed to dominate this period.

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