The legendary J. Geils Band frontman opens for The Who this Friday at Fenway Park in Boston. And we just got the great news that he'll be back in Blimpville on November 1st at Aura on Center St. in Portland.
49 years ago today, Jimi Hendrix played the Open Air Love and Peace Festival in West Germany. With Mitch Mitchell on drums and Billy Cox on bass, this ended up being his final concert performance. 12 days later, Jimi was found dead at 27.
33 years ago, the die-hard VH fans of Portland Maine got to witness the greatness of live ‘Van Hagar’ for the first time! Eddie, Alex, Michael, and new guy Sammy brought the 5150 tour to the Civic Center for 2 nights on August 23 & 24 1986. The opener was Bachman-Turner Overdrive. …
41 years ago today, The Doobie Brothers came to the Civic Center on the brink of their massive success Minute By Minute. On August 23, 1978, this was their first Maine show. It was a sold-out night in Portland on the Livin’ on the Fault Line tour.
41 years ago today, Styx rocked a sold-out show at the Civic Center in Portland. Their second Maine appearance was surrounded by the excitement of their mega-album, The Grand Illusion and an upcoming new album.