Portland Concerts

Today’s Blimp Time-Hop
37 years ago, the Audio-Visions tour came to Portland, Maine. This second appearance by Kansas at the Civic Center was also their second sold-out show there.
Today’s Blimp Time-Hop
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.
WBLM Welcomes Back George Thorogood to Maine
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.
Today’s Blimp Time-Hop
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.
Today’s Blimp Time-Hop
30 years ago this this week, it was the return of Def Leppard to Portland with the Hysteria tour! Killer music! Killer lasers! In the round! What a night!
Today’s Blimp Time-Hop
37 years ago, our favorite Canadian power trio (maybe even our favorite Canadians) rocked us live at the Civic Center!
Today’s Blimp Time-Hop
39 years ago today, the Electric Light Orchestra landed their space ship in Blimpville for a sold-out show at the Civic Center!

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