Memorable Concerts at the Civic Arena

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In Music
  • Judy Garlalnd

    Judy Garlalnd
    Judy christens the arena as a concert venue.
  • 1st Rock Concert at Civic Arena

    This was a huge event with performances from Jackie Wilson, The Drifters, The Coasters, The Castelles, Jerry Butler, The Flamingos, The Angels, The Blue-Belles, and The Skyliners.
  • Beatles!!

    Beatles!!
    (photo from www.johnrook.com)
  • Rolling Stones

    Rolling Stones
    The Rolling Stones stop here on second American tour,"Out of Our Heads" (photo from theworldsamess.blogspot.com)
  • The Doors

    The Doors
    They recorded their concert and released it as "Live in Pittsburgh 1970" aka "Pittsburgh Civic Arena (The Doors album)". (photo from www.amazon.com )
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Ella Fitzgerald
    "First Lady of Song", "Queen of Jazz", and "Lady Ella", was an American jazz vocalist with a vocal range spanning three octaves. (photo from longshotsblues.wordpress.com) (photo from jazzbluesandcobootleg.blogspot.com )
  • World's 1st "authorized" production of Jesus Christ Superstar

    World's 1st "authorized" production of Jesus Christ Superstar
    opened at Civic Arena (photo from www.israbox.com)
  • Sonny and Cher

     	Sonny and Cher
    (photo from www.ioffer.com)
  • Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley
    He was here for two nights in a row and sold out both!! (photo from www.elvisconcerts.com )
  • Elvis Presley played his final New Year's Eve show

    Elvis Presley played his final New Year's Eve show
    This would end up being his last new years eve performance. (photo from dooyoo.co.uk)
  • The Jacksons

    The Jacksons
    Their setlist consisted of 13 songs which included ones like I Want You Back / ABC / The Love You Save / Workin' day and night. (photo from panachereport.com )
  • Diana Ross

    Diana Ross
    She performed for two nights in a row! (photo from davidmcgough.com)
  • Micheal Jackson's "BAD TOUR"

    Micheal Jackson's "BAD TOUR"
    Performed 3 days in a row! (photo from last.fm)
  • Britney Spears

    Britney Spears
    Britney rolls into town with her "CIRCUS TOUR" and performs to a sold out crowd. (photo taken from britneynewsnow.blogspot.com)
  • Final Concert at Civic

    James Taylor and Carole King's Troubadour Reunion Tour concert