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Two years ago this week, we were saddened to hear news of the passing of one of the all-time greatest musicians, Chris Squire. He was a founding member of the band Yes and is the only member to appear on all of their albums throughout all the various line-up changes...
Today’s Blimp Time-Hop
30 years ago today, Heart played the Civic Center. On June 26, 1987, the lovely Wilson sisters returned to Portland for the 6th time.
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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.
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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.
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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!
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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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