Incomplete Concert List 1980-2009

1980

Bob Seger Aug 18, 1980 Poplar Creek

1981

.38 Special / REO Speedwagon Feb 13, 1981 International Amphitheater

Rolling Stones Nov 25, 1981 Rosemont Horizon

1982

Journey May 21, 1982 Rosemont Horizon

Billy Joel Nov 4, 1982 Rosemont Horizon

1983

Billy Squier / Def Leppard Apr 1, 1983 UIC Pavilion

Jackson Browne Aug 28, 1983 Poplar Creek

1984

Yes Mar 8, 1984 Rosemont Horizon

Billy Joel Mar 31, 1984 Rosemont Horizon

Roger Waters Jul 26, 1984 Rosemont Horizon

Elton John Sep 11, 1984 Rosemont Horizon

Jethro Tull Nov 4, 1984 UIC Pavilion

Lou Reed Nov 17, 1984 Holiday Star Theatre

1985

Eric Clapton Jul 5, 1985 Poplar Creek

Robert Plant Jul 10, 1985 Rosemont Horizon

Dire Straits Aug 3, 1985 Poplar Creek

Bruce Springsteen Aug 9, 1985 Soldier Field

1986

John Cougar Mellencamp Feb 6, 1986 Rosemont Horizon

ZZ Top Feb 26, 1986 Rosemont Horizon

Rush w/ Marillion Mar 21, 1986 Rosemont Horizon

Joe Jackson Jun 15, 1986 Poplar Creek

Bob Dylan w/ Tom Petty Jun 29, 1986 Poplar Creek

The Monkees Aug 7, 1986 Poplar Creek

Elton John Aug 23, 1986 Poplar Creek

Genesis Oct 9, 1986 Rosemont Horizon

Emerson, Lake & Powell Oct 19, 1986 Rosemont Horizon

Billy Joel Oct 31, 1986 Rosemont Horizon

Peter Gabriel Nov 15, 1986 U of I Assembly Hall

1987

Johnny & The Leisure Suits Apr 18, 1987 UIC Pavilion

Eric Clapton Apr 19, 1987 Rosemont Horizon

The Kinks Jun 14, 1987 Poplar Creek

Beach Boys Sep 3, 1987 Poplar Creek

Roger Waters Sep 9, 1987 Poplar Creek

Pink Floyd Sep 26, 1987 Rosemont Horizon

Roger Waters Nov 14, 1987 Arie Crown Theater

Yes Nov 25, 1987 Rosemont Horizon

1988

Robert Plant May 29, 1988 Poplar Creek

John Cougar Mellencamp Jun 11, 1988 Poplar Creek

Jethro Tull Jun 12, 1988 Poplar Creek

Bob Dylan Jul 14, 1988 Poplar Creek

1989

The Who Aug 13, 1989 Folsom Field

Elton John Aug 22, 1989 Fiddler’s Green

Paul McCartney Dec 3, 1998 Rosemont Horizon

Paul McCartney Dec 4, 1998 Rosemont Horizon

Jackson Browne Jul 5, 1989 Poplar Creek

The Who July 29, 1989 Alpine Valley

1990

Little Feat / John Hiatt Aug 4, 1990 Poplar Creek

Paul McCartney Jul 29, 1990 Soldier Field

Billy Joel Apr 21, 1990 McNichols Arena

The Radiators Nov 14, 1990 Lory Student Center Theatre

1991

Yes May 9, 1991 McNichols Arena

Jackson Browne Jul 20, 1991 Fiddler’s Green

Tom Petty Aug 29, 1991 Fiddler’s Green

1993

Lyle Lovett Jul 3, 1993 Chicago Theatre

John Mellencamp Jul 28 1993 World Music Theatre

Allman Brothers Band Jun 25, 1993 World Music Theatre

1994

Elvis Costello May 28, 1994 World Music Theatre

1995

Chicago Aug 19, 1995 World Music Theatre

1996

The Who Nov 1, 1996 United Center

1997

John Mellencamp Jun 26, 1997 World Music Theatre

Counting Crows / Wallflowers Jul 5, 1997 World Music Theatre

Further Festival Jul 19, 1997 World Music Theatre

The Who Jul 20, 1997 World Music Theatre

The Allman Brothers Band Aug 16, 1997 World Music Theatre

1998

The Allman Brothers Band Aug 8, 1998 World Music Theatre

Farm Aid Oct 3, 1998 World Music Theatre

Eric Clapton Apr 10, 1998 United Center

1999

Brian Wilson Mar 10, 1999 Rosemont Theatre

The Allman Brothers Band Jun 18, 1999 World Music Theatre

REM Aug 20, 1999 World Music Theatre

Koko Taylor Nov 26, 1999 House of Blues

2000

Gov’t Mule Apr 15, 2000 The Vic

The Who Jun 25, 2000 World Music Theatre

Fleetwood Mac Jun 27, 1990 World Music Theatre

The Allman Brothers Band Jul 3, 2000 Red Rocks

Roger Waters Jul 8, 2000 World Music Theatre

Brian Wilson - Pet Sounds Jul 22, 2000 Chicago Theatre

The Allman Brothers Band Aug 26, 2000 World Music Theatre

John Fogerty Sep 1, 2000 World Music Theatre

Neil Young / The Pretenders Sep 2, 2000 World Music Theatre

Phil Lesh And Friends Oct 19, 2000 Riviera

B.B. King / John Hiatt Dec 31, 2000 Great Hall Union Station

2001

The Allman Brothers Band Mar 19, 2001 Beacon Theater

The Allman Brothers Band Mar 20, 2001 Beacon Theater

The Allman Brothers Band Mar 22, 2001 Beacon Theater

The Allman Brothers Band Mar 23, 2001 Beacon Theater

The Allman Brothers Band Aug, 7 2001 Chicago Theatre

The Allman Brothers Band Aug 8, 2001 Chicago Theatre

Phil Lesh And Friends Nov 8, 2001 UIC Pavilion

Gov’t Mule Sept 29, 2001 The Vic

2002

The Allman Brothers Band Mar 16, 2002 Beacon Theater

The Allman Brothers Band Mar 18, 2002 Beacon Theater

The Allman Brothers Band Mar 19, 2002 Beacon Theater

The Allman Brothers Band Mar 21, 2002 Beacon Theater

The Allman Brothers Band Mar 22, 2002 Beacon Theater

The Allman Brothers Band Mar 23, 2002 Beacon Theater

Paul McCartney Apr 10, 2002 United Center

Gov’t Mule Apr 19, 2002 Riviera

Allman Brothers Band Jun 19, 2002 Chicago Theatre

Allman Brothers Band Jun 20, 2002 Chicago Theatre

Allman Brothers Band Jun 22, 2002 Chicago Theatre

Robert Randolph June 28, 2002 House of Blues

Rush July 20, 2002 Tweeter Center

John Mayer w/ Robert Randolph Nov 16, 2002 UIC Pavilion

Gov’t Mule Dec 30, 2002 Beacon Theater

Gov’t Mule Dec 31, 2002 Beacon Theater

2003

Joe Jackson Band - Mar 30, 2003 The Vic

Lonnie Brooks Apr 19, 2003 Frankie’s Blue Room

The Allman Brothers Band Jul 29, 2003 Chicago Theatre

The Allman Brothers Band Jul 30, 2003 Chicago Theatre

Gov’t Mule Oct 25, 2003 The Vic

Lyle Lovett - Oct 29, 2003 Chicago Theatre

Gov’t Mule Dec 29, 2003 Beacon Theater

Gov’t Mule Dec 30, 2003 Beacon Theater

Gov’t Mule Dec 31, 2003 Beacon Theater

2004

Deep Purple / Thin Lizzy Feb 24, 2004 Chicago Theatre

The Allman Brothers Band Mar 22, 2004 Beacon Theater

The Allman Brothers Band Mar 23, 2004 Beacon Theater

The Allman Brothers Band Mar 25, 2004 Beacon Theater

The Allman Brothers Band Mar 26, 2004 Beacon Theater

The Allman Brothers Band Sep 1, 2004 Rosemont Theatre

Gov’t Mule Sep 13, 2004 Roseland Ballroom (Album Release Party)

Gov’t Mule Oct 22, 2004 Riviera

Gov’t Mule Dec 30, 2004 Beacon Theater

Gov’t Mule Dec 31, 2004 Beacon Theater

2005

Lyle Lovett / John Hiatt Feb 11, 2005 Chicago Theatre

The Allman Brothers Band Mar 14, 2005 Beacon Theater

The Allman Brothers Band Mar 15, 2005 Beacon Theater

The Allman Brothers Band Mar 17, 2005 Beacon Theater

The Allman Brothers Band Mar 18, 2005 Beacon Theater

Joe Jackson / Todd Rundgren May 14, 2005 Cadillac Palace

Gov’t Mule June 16, 2005 Skyline Stage @ Navy Pier

Gov’t Mule June 15, 2005 Skyline Stage @ Navy Pier

The Allman Brothers Band Aug 13, 2005 Rosemont Theatre

Paul McCartney Oct 19, 2005 United Center

2006

The Allman Brothers Band Mar 20, 2006 Beacon Theater

The Allman Brothers Band Mar 21, 2006 Beacon Theater

The Allman Brothers Band Mar 23, 2006 Beacon Theater

The Allman Brothers Band Mar 24, 2006 Beacon Theater

The Allman Brothers Band Sep 1, 2006 Red Rocks

Gov’t Mule Sep 2, 2006 Red Rocks

Lyle Lovett and his Large Band Sept 8, 2006 Ravinia

Frank Marino & Mahogany Rush Oct 12, 2006 House of Blues

Gov’t Mule Dec 9, 2006 Riviera

2007

Lyle Lovett / k.d. Lang Jun 30, 2007 Ravinia

The Allman Brothers Band Aug 29, 2007 Rosemont Theatre

Gov’t Mule Oct 26, 2007 Riviera Theatre

2008

Lyle Lovett July 12, 2008 Ravinia

Gov’t Mule July 14, 2008 Skyline Stage

Gov’t Mule Nov 12, 2008 The Venue

2009

Lyle Lovett July 22, 2009 Ravinia

Scott Blitstein @scoblitz