We’ve got a couple of occasions to celebrate with Kiss today on WBLM. First of all, Happy Birthday to founding member Paul Stanley who turns 65 today.  Here’s something you may not have known about Paul, he has microtia which is an under-devoloped outer ear. It’s his right ear that is deformed and he is also deaf in that ear. The “Starchild” of Kiss is the celebrity spokesperson for AboutFace, an organization in Canada that supports people with facial differences.

The second thing to make note of in Kisstory today is a show at the Civic Center on January 21, 1983.  It was the Creatures of the Night/10th Anniversary tour and their last appearance with make-up in Portland until the return off the original line-up in 1997. Along with Paul and Gene, this Kiss included Vinnie Vincent on guitar and Eric Carr on drums. Opening the show was Night Ranger who were new to Blimpville with their debut album, Dawn Patrol featuring Don’t Tell Me You Love Me.

KISS Setlist Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, ME, USA 1983, Creatures of the Night

Join us tonight at 6:20 for live Kiss on the WBLM Mini-Concert!