1976 Gig List: Spokane Memorial Coliseum

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. . . Date . . . .  . .      Band . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    . . . . . Attendance 
February 5 Electric Light Orchestra 1,602
February 12 Kiss 7,516
April 22 Johnny Winter 5,563
April 27 Elvis Presley 7,232
April 28 Peter Frampton 1,831
June 27 Jefferson Starship na
July 25 Yes 6,383
September ? BTO 5,620
October 7 Lynyrd Skynrd 2,454
October 22 ZZ Top 6,506
October 31 Rush na
November 19 Ted Nugent 6,196
November 28 Blue Oyster Cult 6,011
December 19 Beach Boys 6,840

Top grossing event was the Elvis show selling $7.50, $10 and $12 tickets bringing in $89,360. The Jefferson Starship concert was a request to rent in the April SEACAB meeting minutes.

Source: “Coliseum 1976.” SEACAB records; Spokane Arena Office Binder: “Coliseum Concerts” typed, handwritten and word processor documents 1975 to 1994. 14 Jan., 2011.

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