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Today’s Blimp Time-Hop
35 years ago today, Ozzy Osbourne played his first solo show at the Civic Center without his close friend, guitarist Randy Rhoads.
Today’s Blimp Time-Hop
We remember the great Joe Cocker on the eve of his birthday. He was born John Robert Cocker in Sheffield, England on May 20, 1944.
Today’s Blimp Time-Hop
Happy Birthday Dusty Hill! He's rocked Portland 13 times with ZZ over the years, from the very first show at the CCCC in 1977 to last summer on the Maine State Pier.
Today’s Blimp Time-Hop
On May 16, 1981, the ‘Noize Boyz’ brought their Fair Warning Tour to Blimpville unleashing new songs live like Unchained, Mean Street and Hear About It Later.
Today’s Blimp Time-Hop
Happy Birthday to legendary New England rocker Billy Squier! He was born in Wellesley, Massachusetts on May 12, 1950. The songs from Don’t Say No and Emotions in Motion were the soundtrack to growing up in the 80s, here in Maine and beyond...
Today’s Blimp Time-Hop
The Cumberland County Civic Center hosted the first event on March 3, 1977. It’s really awesome that the first event was a capacity crowd, rock concert with ZZ Top. Just over two months later, the second sold-out rock show happened at the new venue.

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