1979 Gig List: Spokane Memorial Coliseum

. . . Date . . . .  . .      Band . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    . . . . . . .  . Attendance 
March 2 Phoebe Snow  Opera House
March 9 Marshall Tucker/Firefall na
April 2 Styx 8,523
April 14 Van Halen 7,445
April 15 Super Tramp 4,714
April 20 Country Music Hall of Fame 4,232
April 25 Kenny Rodgers/Dottie West 7,218
May 6 Yes 5,419
June 1 Triumph 2,873
June 23 Eric Clapton 5,994
July 23 Ted Nugent na
July 7 Nazareth 3,939
July 13 Kansas 6,728
August 9 Blue Oyster Cult 8,517
September 9 The Cars 8,500
November 7 The Knack 2,237
November 28 Earth Wind & Fire 7,699

Top grossing show, Earth Wind & Fire with $73,140; Blue Oyster Cult grossed $69,477; and The Cars put $68,000 in the trunk before heading out.

Source: Spokane Arena Office Binder: “Coliseum Concerts” typed, handwritten and word processor documents 1975 to 1994. 14 Jan., 2011.

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