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29 years ago today, Cinderella came to Portland in support of their second album, Long Cold Winter. It was a sold out show at the Civic Center with Winger opening on May 5, 1989.
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30 years ago today, AC/DC played the second of two sold-out nights at the Civic Center. Just like the first night, the show opened with a missile rising out of the stage and Angus Young jumping out of it and rippin’ the opening licks to Heatseeker. What an entrance!
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30 years ago today, AC/DC played the first of two sold out nights at the Civic Center. On May 3, 1988, AC/DC came to Portland on the Blow Up Your Video tour for night one.
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38 years ago today, the mighty J. Geils Band returned to the CCCC for the second time. It was the Love Stinks tour and the first of many sold out 80s shows here in Portland on May 2, 1980.
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The Kiss Army calls him Ace and his Kiss character was the “Spaceman” from 1973 to 1982. He was back in Kiss for the ridiculously huge reunion tour in 1996 and remained a member until 2002 on their “Farewell” tour. Ace Frehley is 67 today.
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32 years ago today, Van Halen 5150 went No.1 the US and stayed on top for 3 weeks. The made it to Maine with Sammy for the first time in the Summer of '86 for a sold-out two-night stand! Were you there?

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