Alive As Yesterday: 1983 Concerts

Ramones

Fool's Face

Mississippi Nights

St. Louis, MO

 

Live Album Recording Date

Freelance Vandals

Right Track Inn

Freeport, NY

 

 

The English Beat

R.E.M.

Campus of University of Western Ontario

Canada

 

 

The Time

The Cramps

Joe King Carrasco & The Crowns

Standing Waves, Screaming Honkers

Peppermint Lounge

NYC

 

Synchronicity Tour 

The Police

Rupp Arena

Lexington, KY

 

Cheap Trick

Zebra

Civic Center Arena

Pittsburgh, PA

 

Serious Moonlight Tour '83

David Bowie

Richfield Coliseum

Richfield Township, OH

 

The Police Picnic '83

The Police

Simple Minds

Peter Tosh

The Fixx

King Sunny Ade

Blue Peter

CNE Exhibition Stadium

Ontario, Canada

 

Miles Davis

Nouveau Chapiteau

Paris, France

 

War Tour '83

U2 

 

War Tour '83

U2

Palladium

NYC

 

Eliminator Tour

S.F.X. Concert Hall

Dublin, Ireland

 

R.E.M.

Let's Active

Beverly Theatre

Beverly, MA

 

Irish Tour '83

Warren Zevon

Stadium  Dublin

Connolly Hall  Cork

Ireland

 

The Band

The Cate Brothers

Veterans Memorial Auditorium

Columbus, OH

 

Monsters Of Rock

Ozzy Osbourne

Scorpions

Def Leppard

Motorhead

Bad News 

Warlock

Donington Park, UK

 

David Bowie

Serious Moonlight

Offenbach Stadium

Frankfurt, Germany

 

The Stray Cats

Musichalle

Hamburg, Germany

 

Talking Heads

Greek Theatre

Griffith Park

Los Angeles, CA

 

The Lords of the New Church

Batshkapp

Frankfurt, Germany

 

UB40

Zenith Theatre

Paris, France

 

R.E.M.

Shelf Life

Art in the Dark

i & i club

Athens Georgia

 

Irish Tour

Rory Gallagher & His Band

S.F.X. Concert Hall

Dublin, Ireland

 

The Stranglers

Palais Des Sports

Toulouse, France

 

John Lee Hooker & The Coast To Coast Blues Band

Montreux Festival

Montreux, Switzerland

 

Roxy Music

Tower Theater

Philadelphia, PA

 

Joan Jett & The Blackhearts

Huey Lewis & The News

Unc Butler Hancock Gym

University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, CO

 

The Dead Kennedys

Poison Idea

Smegma

Ten Minute Warning

La Bamba's

Portland, OR

 

The Band

The Cate Brothers

Veterans Memorial Auditorium

Columbus, OH

 

Neil Young (solo)

WVU Coliseum

Morgantown, WV

 

Return To Forever

Fox Theatre

Atlanta, GA

 

ZZ Top

Eissporthalle

Berlin, Germany

 

The Farewell Concerts

Thin Lizzy

Johanneshovs Isstadion

Sweden

 

INXS

Chequered Past

Wilshire Theatre

Los Angeles, CA

 

Golden Showers Of Hits Tour

Circle Jerks

False Prophets

Adrenalin O.D.

Reggae Lounge

Los Angeles, CA

 

Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five

Peppermint Lounge

NYC

 

The Police

Berlin

The Fixx

Thompson Twins

Hollywood Park

Inglewood, CA

 

Van Halen

Poliedro De Caracas

Caracas, Venezuela

 

Black Flag

Sado-Nation

Meat Puppet

Starry Night

Portland, OR

 

Ozzie Osbourne's Blizzard Of Oz

Heavy Petting

The Mayfair

Newcastle, UK

 

U2

L.A. Sports Arena

Los Angeles, CA

 

1983 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

 

 

Out of Control Tour '83

The Clash

Malcolm McLaren

Los Lobos

Long Beach Arena

Long Beach, CA

 

Ramones

The Vogue club

Indianapolis, IN

 

The 1999 Tour

Prince

The Time

Vanity 6

Baltimore Civic Center

Baltimore, MD

 

1983 Glastonbury CND Festival

Curtis Mayfield, The Beat, UB40

Marillion, The Chieftans

Denis Brown, The Enid, Tom Paxton

Jean-Phillipe Rykiel, Incantation, Moving Hearts

Alexei Sayle, Dr. John, Aswad, A Certain Ratio

The Farm Band, Alexis Korner, Black Roots

Melanie, Kevin Brown

Worthy Farm

Pilton, Shepton Mallet

Somerset, UK

 

Budweiser Superfest!

 

US Festival '83

Glen Helen Park

San Bernardino, CA

"The Clash headlined the New Wave day but were fed up that they were receiving a decidedly un-punky $500,000 when the other day's headliners - David Bowie and Van Halen, were being paid a cool and frankly ludicrous $1.5million. These were unprecedented fees and off the scale for 1983, in fact, they'd be off the scale now. After pointing out that they'd sold a lot less records than the other two headliners and fed up with The Clash bitching and moaning, the promoters put images of their contract on the jumbo screens to show the fans how much they were getting for an hour's work, presumably in an attempt to humiliate them.

375,000 turned up for Heavy Metal day.  Over 600,000 people turned up across the four shows but it was day two, heavy metal Sunday that pulled in 375,000 alone. Featuring Quiet Riot, Motley Crue, Judas Priest, Ozzy Osbourne, Triumph, Scorpions and Van Halen, it was a stellar line-up and Van Halen were in peak form.

The Rock day was more unfocused with acts like the Pretenders and Quarterflash and Berlin rubbing shoulders with U2, Stevie Nicks and Joe Walsh.

Weirdly the Country day was a week afterwards, headlined by Willie Nelson. Almost a separate one-off festival, really. 

Estimates reckon the gig lost up to $15million dollars due to the fees being so high. The Us Festivals were the first to have video game tents and the first to have huge TV screens too." (DJ Tees blog)


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