80's Rock Concerts

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July 26th, 2005

Rush

Posted in Concerts by Scooby

Rush

Band: Rush
Opening Act: Saxon
Date: September 20, 1980
Venue: Lakeland Civic Center

This was their Permanent Waves tour. Spirit of the Radio was the big hit. One thing I remember is that they played a new song that wasn’t released yet called “Tom Sawyer.” I remember thinking it was a great song. Then the following year they released “Moving Pictures“ and that song got a lot of airplay.

July 5th, 2005

Aerosmith

Posted in Concerts by Scooby

Aerosmith

Band: Aerosmith
Opening Act: Mother’s Finest
Date: February 3, 1980
Venue: Lakeland Civic Center
Ticket Price: $7.50

The first of several Aerosmith shows for me. This was during the Tyler/Perry conflict and Jimmy Crespo was filling in for Joe. Bummer…