Firefall Tour Archives


The Early Days

A partial history of Firefall tour dates from May 1976 through the early 80's. Of course, this isn't a complete list by any means. We'll add more as we find them.

  • May ???, 1976 - Agora Ballroom, Cleveland, OH
  • May 2, 1976 - Brown University Meehan Auditorium, Providence, RI - w/J.D. Souther
  • May 5, 1976 - Paul's Mall, Boston, MA - w/J.D. Souther
  • May 7, 1976 – Tower Theatre, Upper Darby, Pa - w/Tom Waits
  • June 5, 1976 - Santa Barbara Bowl, Santa Barbara, CA - w/Leon Russell
  • June 22, 1976 - TV - Austin City Limits
  • July 12, 1976 - Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA - w/Fleetwood Mac, New Riders of the Purple Sage
  • July 13, 1976 – Onondaga War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, NY – w/Fleetwood Mac
  • July 23, 1976 – Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, MO – w/The Beach Boys, Doobie Brothers, Jeff Beck, Ozark Mountain Daredevils
  • July 28, 1976 – Mississippi River Festival, Edwardsville, IL– w/Loggins & Messina
  • August 1, 1976 - The Civic Center, Charleston, WV - w/The Doobie Brothers
  • August 24, 1976 - Swing Auditorium, San Bernardino, CA - w/Fleetwood Mac
  • August 28, 1976 - Santa Monica Civic Center, Santa Monica, CA - w/Spirit
  • September 5, 1976 - Sunday Break II, Austin, TX - w/Fleetwood Mac, The Band, Steve Miller Band
  • September 21, 1976 - Century II, Witchita, KX - w/Lynyrd Skynyrd (Attentdance 5,034)
  • September 22, 1976 - Omaha Auditorium Arena, Omaha, NE - w/The Outlaws, Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • September 25, 1976 - St. Paul Civic Center, St. Paul, MN - w/Leon & Mary Russell
  • October 24, 1976 – McNichols Sports Arena, Denver, CO – w/The Doobie Brothers (Ticket price $7.70, Attendance 12,478)
  • October 31, 1976 - Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati, OH - w/The Doobie Brothers (Attendance 11,539)
  • November 3, 1976 - Syria Mosque, Pittsburgh, PA - w/Pure Prarie League (Attendance 2,700)
  • December 10, 1976 – Gusman Center, Miami, FL
  • January 23, 1977 - Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim, CA - w/Dave Mason (Attendance 7,508)
  • January 25, 1977 - Cow Palace, San Francisco, CA - w/ELO, Steve Hillage
  • January 28, 1977 - Aladdin Theatre for the Performing Arts, Las Vegas, NV - w/Cheech & Chong
  • January 30, 1977 – San Diego Sports Arena, San Diego, CA -  w/ELO, Steve Hillage (Attendance 10,627)
  • March 19, 1977 - Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, NC - w/Fleetwood Mac (Attendance 15,821)
  • March 21, 1977 - Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA - w/Fleetwood Mac (Attendance 17,380)
  • March 24, 1977 - Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, NY - w/Fleetwood Mac
  • March 25, 1977 – Hartford Civic Center, Hartford, CT – w/Fleetwood Mac - (Attendance 10,409)
  • March 28,1977 - Chrysler Hall, Norfolk, VA
  • May 1, 1977 – Folsom Field, Boulder, CO - w/Fleetwood Mac, Jeff Beck, John Sebastian
  • May 29, 1977 - Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, IA - w/Climax Blues Band, Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen, Marshall Tucker Band
  • July 11, 1977 – Dr. Pepper Central Park Music Festival, New York, NY – w/Little River Band
  • July 13, 1977 – Civic Centre, Syracuse, NY – w/Little River Band
  • July 31, 1977 - Erie County Fieldhouse, Erie, PA - w/Marshall Tucker Band
  • August 15, 1977 - Pine Knob Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI - w/Seals & Crofts
  • September 24, 1977 - Wausau West Fieldhouse, Wausau, WI
  • September 28, 1977 – Memorial Hall, St. Louis, MO
  • September 29, 1977 - Civic Auditorium, Emporia, KS - w/Missouri
  • September 30, 1977 – Myers Fieldhouse, Mankato, MN
  • October 1, 1977 – State Theatre, Minneapolis, MN
  • October 21, 1977 – Stanley Theater, Pittsburgh, Pa – w/Sanford & Townsend
  • October 22, 1977 – Capitol Theatre, Passaic, NJ – w/Pierce Arrow, David Bromberg
  • October 28, 1977 – G. Rollie White Coliseum, College Station, Tx
  • November 16, 1977 - Paramount Northwest, Seattle, WA - w/Jesse Winchester and Midnight Bus
  • November 25, 1977 - Santa Monica Civic Center, Santa Monica, CA - KMET 94.7 FM show
  • November 30, 1977 - Houston Music Hall, Houston, TX
  • December 3, 1977 - The Warehouse, New Orleans, LA - w/Sanford-Townsend Band
  • December 11, 1977 - Curtis Hixon Hall, Tampa, FL
  • ???, 1978 - University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wilmington, NC
  • April 13, 1978 - Le Moyne College, Syracuse, NY
  • April 20, 1978 - Gaillard Municipal Auditorium, Charleston, SC - w/Wet Willie
  • May 13, 1978 – Folsom Field, Boulder, CO - w/The Beach Boys, Journey, Bob Welch
  • November 9, 1978 – Madison Square Garden, New York, NY – w/The Marshall Tucker Band
  • November 16, 1978 - Civic Center, Oklahoma City, OK
  • December 1, 1978 - Aladdin Theater for the Performing Arts, Las Vegas, NV - w/Heart
  • December 10, 1978 – Capital Centre, Lanover, MD – w/Dr. Hook, Pablo Cruise, Atlanta Rhythm Section
  • December 14, 1978 – Community Theater, Sacramento, CA – w/Kenny Loggins
  • December 16, 1978 - Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA - w/Kenny Loggins
  • December 18, 1978 – Winterland Arena, San Francisco, CA - w/Kenny Loggins, Jack Tempchin
  • December 30, 1978 - The Warehouse, New Orleans, LA - The Marshall Tucker Band, Jay Boy Adams
  • December 31, 1978 - The Warehouse, New Orleans, LA - The Marshall Tucker Band, Jay Boy Adams
  • ???, 1979 – Brigham Young University, Provo, UT – w/Pablo Cruise
  • ???, 1979 - Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO
  • January 26, 1979 – Dane County Coliseum, Madison, WI - w/Marshall Tucker Band
  • January 27, 1979 - Notre Dame A.C.C., Notre Dame, IN - w/Marshall Tucker Band
  • January 30, 1979 – Baltimore Civic Center, Baltimore, MD – w/Heart (Attendance 12,639)
  • January 31, 1979 – Roanoke Civic Center, Roanoke, VA – w/Heart
  • February 1, 1979 – Huntington Civic Center, Huntington, WV – w/Heart
  • February 2, 1979 – Freedom Hall Civic Center, Johnson City, TN – w/Heart
  • February 3, 1979 – Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, NC – w/Heart
  • February 6, 1979 – Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Biloxi, MS – w/Heart
  • February 8, 1979 – Savannah Civic Center, Savannah, GA – w/Heart
  • February 10, 1979 – Hollywood Sportatorium, Hollywood, FL – w/Heart
  • February 11, 1979 – Lakeland Civic Center, Lakeland, FL – w/Heart
  • February 20, 1979 - Municipal Auditorium, Austin, TX - w/Marshall Tucker Band
  • March 8, 1979 - Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver, BC - w/Marshall Tucker Band (Attendance 4,000) 
  • March 9, 1979 - Spokane Memorial Coliseum, Spokane, WA - w/Marshall Tucker Band
  • April 4, 1979 – Dee Events Center, Ogden, UT
  • April 17, 1979 – Royal Oak Music Theater, Royal Oak, MI
  • April 19, 1979 - Palace Theatre, Cleveland, OH - w/Marc Tanner Band (Tickets $7.50 adv / $8.50 DOS)
  • April 27, 1979 - Tower Theater, Upper Darby, Pa
  • July 22, 1979 - Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO – w/Harry Chapin
  • August 4, 1979 - Japan Jam - Enoshima Beach, Japan - w/Heart, The Beach Boys, TKO
  • September 8, 1979 – Savannah Civic Center, Savannah, GA - w/Heart
  • October 24, 1979 – City Auditorium, Colorado Springs, CO
  • November 9, 1979 – Rainbow Music Hall, Denver, CO
  • December 7, 1979 – Thunderbird Gym, Casper WY
  • February 23, 1980 – Rose Arena, Mount Pleasant, MI – w/The Marshall Tucker Band
  • March 13, 1980 – Royal Oak Music Theater, Royal Oak, MI
  • April 11, 1980 – Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Biloxi, MS – w/Heart
  •  July 5, 1980 – Empire Stadium, Vancouver, BC – w/Sammy Hagar, Little River Band, Rocky Burnette
  • July 8, 1980 – Mississippi River Festival, Edwardsville, IL – w/Kenny Loggins
  • July 19, 1980 – Louisville Gardens, Louisville, KY – w/Kenny Loggins
  • July 28, 1980 – Dr. Pepper Central Park Music Festival, New York, NY – w/Kenny Loggins
  • August 7, 1980 – Seattle Center Coliseum, Seattle, WA – w/Heart
  • August 16, 1980 – California Exposition & State Fair, Sacramento, CA – w/Eddie Money, Heart, Huey Lewis and the News
  • August 21, 1980 - Red Rocks Amphiteatre, Morrison, CO
  • ???, 1981 - Perkin's Palace, Pasadena, CA
  • February 7, 1981 – TV – Dick Clark’s American Bandstand
  • February 20, 1981 – TV – The Midnight Special
  • April 18, 1981 – Tangerine Bowl, Orlando, FL – w/Heart, Cheap Trick, Blue Oyster Cult, UFO
  • April 19, 1981 – Baseball Stadium, Miami, FL – w/Heart, Blue Oyster Cult, Motorhead, Freewheel
  • June 29, 1981 - Summerfest Main Stage, Milwaukee, WI - w/Pure Prarie League
  • July 11, 1981 - Kiel Auditorium, St. Louis, MO - w/The Marshall Tucker Band, Franke & the Knockouts
  • ???, 1982 - Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
  • January 29, 1983 - Cain's Ballroom, Tulsa, OK - w/Danville
  • February 15, 1983 - Fort Lauderdale Beach, Fort Lauderdale, FL - "Summers on the Beach"