Blimp Time Hop: Aerosmith’s 1987 Two-Night Stand At The CCCC
It's the 32nd Anniversary of Aerosmith bringing the Permanent Vacation tour live to the Civic Center for the first time. Our Portland shows were very early in the trek being the 8th stop on the tour. These performances are also notable because the band had recently finished stints in rehab.
Aerosmith showed Maine lots of love during their sober comeback with a couple nights in Portland on October 27 and 28 1987. They returned for an Augusta show two months later. In fact, they even came back to Blimpville again toward the end of the tour in August of 1988.
Backstage at the ACC, that’s my wife (girlfriend at the time) Sherry and me (in the Mickey sweatshirt) along with our Augusta peeps, Shannon Kenney (next to Sherry) and Brian Rouillard.