Portland Concerts

Today’s Blimp Time-Hop
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.
Today’s Blimp Time-Hop
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!
Today’s Blimp Time-Hop
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.
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.

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