THE J. GEILS BAND: Tour Dates 1978 – 1984

February 1978

  • 02/02/78 – Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ (*)
  • 02/04/78 – Georgetown Univ. McDonough Gym, Washington, DC – w/ Razz.
  • 02/10/78 – Cumberland County Civic Center – Portland, ME – w/ Aztec Two Step.
  • 02/18/78 – Ohio University Memorial Auditorium, Athens, OH – w/ Screams. (More) (*)
  • 02/19/78 – Louisville Gardens, Louisville, KY – w/ Brownsville Station. (More)

March 1978

  • 03/03/78 – Baltimore Civic Center, Baltimore, MD – w/ Blue Oyster Cult. (*)
  • 03/04/78 – Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA – w/ Ken Kweder. (*)
  • 03/05/78 – Capitol Music Hall, Wheeling, WV – w/ Skiffle. (*)
  • 03/23/78 – University of Massachusetts Lowell – w/ The James Montgomery Band. (*)
  • 03/24/78 – Providence Civic Center, Providence, RI – w/ Wild Turkey Band. (*)

April 1978

  • 04/23/78 – William Paterson College Auditorium, Wayne, NJ

July 1978

  • 07/22/78 – Cape Cod Coliseum, S. Yarmouth, MA – w/ Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers. (*)
  • 07/23/78 – Springfield Civic Center, MA – w/ Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers. (*)
  • 07/28/78 – Calderone Concert Hall, Hempstead, NY – Headlining as Geils w/ Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers. (Ticket)
  • 07/29/78 – Kennedy Stadium, Bridgeport, CT – w/ Blue Oyster Cult, Rick Derringer. (*)

August 1978

  • 08/05/78 – Lakefront Stadium – Cleveland, OH – w/ Fleetwood Mac, Bob Welch and Eddie Money (rescheduled to August 26th) (Advert)
  • 08/26/78 – The World Series of Rock – Municipal Stadium, Cleveland, OH – w/ Fleetwood Mac, Bob Welch and Eddie Money – The World Series of Rock. Fleetwood Mac headlined. The bill also included Bob Welch, Eddie Money and The Cars. Todd was the second act to play (at 4:30 PM) so that he could catch a plane to Chicago for that night’s performances at Park West. This show was originally scheduled for August 5, but had to be rescheduled due to Lindsey Buckingham being ill. Todd had not been scheduled to play on the original date but was added to the bill after the J. Geils Band could not make the rescheduled date. Thanks to the TODD RUNDGREN Touring History Site. (Advert)

November 1978

  • 11/23/78 – Pittsburgh PA – “2nd Annual Thanksgiving Boston Boogie!
  • 11/27/78 – Hard Rock Café, West Hartford, CT – w/ James Montgomery Blues Band. (*)

December 1978

  • 12/02/78 – Anderson Arena – Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH – w/ Southside Johnny And The Asbury Jukes (Cuttings)
  • 12/03/78 – Richfield Coliseum – Richfield, OH – w/ Southside Johnny And The Asbury Jukes & Richard T. Bear. (Cutting)
  • 12/04/78 – Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Columbus, OH
  • 12/15/78 – Cobo Arena – Detroit, MI – w/ Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes.
  • 12/16/78 – Cobo Arena – Detroit, MI – w/ Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes – The label planned to film a live concert by the group at Cobo Hall Dec. 15 and 16. The film would be then distributed to all overseas licensees and retail outlets with video capabilities. (Cutting)
  • 12/26/78 – The Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA – w/ Meat Loaf & Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes. (*)
  • 12/30/78 – Mid Hudson Civic Center, Poughkeepsie, NY – w/ James Montgomery Blues Band. (*)
  • 12/31/78 – Providence Civic Center, Providence, RI

January 1979

  • 01/10/79 – Palace Theatre, Albany NY (Ticket)
  • 01/11/79 – Shea’s Buffalo Theater, Buffalo, NY – w/ Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes.
  • 01/12/79 – Rochester War Memorial, NY – w/ Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes & Razor (Doug Charters on lead guitar, now with the band Pistol Noon)
  • 01/13/79 – Capital Centre, Landover, MD – w/ Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes. (Ticket) (*)
  • 01/17/79 – McMorran Auditorium, PortHuron, MI  (*)
  • 01/18/79 – Toledo Sports Arena, Toledo, OH – w/ Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes. (*)
  • 01/19/79 – Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati, OH – w/ Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes. (Cutting)
  • 01/20/79 – Stanley Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA – w/ Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes. (*)
  • 01/21/79 – Louisville Gds, Louisville, KY – w/ Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes. (*)
  • 01/25/79 – The Met Center, Bloomington, Minnesota – w/ Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes. (Cutting)
  • 01/26/79 – University Of Iowa, Hancher Auditorium – w/ Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes. (*)
  • 01/27/79 – The Aragon Ballroom, Chicago – w/ Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes.

February 1979

  • 02/03/79 – Syracuse University, NY – w/Southside Johnny And The Asbury Jukes.
  • 02/04/79 – Utica College – Utica, NY – w/Southside Johnny And The Asbury Jukes.
  • 02/09/79 – Civic Center- Springfield, MA – w/Southside Johnny And The Asbury Jukes.
  • 02/10/79 – Boston Garden – Boston, MA – w/ Southside Johnny And The Asbury Jukes – This concert was filmed for television and broadcast on April 21st (Concert Review)
  • 02/23/79 – Hollywood Sportatorium, Hollywood, FL – w/ Head East. (Tour List)
  • 02/24/79 – Lee Civic Center, Fort Myers, FL – w/ Head East.
  • 02/26/79 – The Warehouse, New Orleans, LA – w/ The Fabulous Poodles. (Ticket)
  • 02/27/79 – Memphis, TN
  • 02/28/79 – Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GA – w/ Edgar Winter & White Trash, Law.

March 1979

  • 03/01/79 – Athens, GA
  • 03/05/79 – Denver, CO
  • 03/08/79 – Paramount Northwest, Seattle, WA
  • 03/09/79 – Paramount Theatre, Portland, OR
  • 03/10/79 – Medford, OR
  • 03/12/79 – San Diego Sports Arena – San Diego, CA
  • 03/15/79 – Fabulous Forum – Los Angeles, CA – w/ April Wine. (Cutting)
  • 03/17/79 – Aladdin Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
  • 03/19/79 – Tucson Community Center, Arena, Tucson, Arizona
  • 03/20/79 – Symphony Hall, Phoenix, Arizona.
  • 03/22/79 – Bakersfield Civic Auditorium, Bakersfield, CA
  • 03/23/79 – Sacramento Memorial Coliseum – Sacramento, CA (Photo)
  • 03/24/79 – Oakland Auditorium Arena, Oakland, CA – w/ April Wine (Plus special guests Ronnie Montrose and Carlos Santana. Jammed with the band on a few songs. Thanks to Truman Davis Jr. for the info)
  • 03/25/79 – Centennial Coliseum – Reno, Nevada – w/ April Wine.

April 1979

  • 04/04/79 – Memorial Hall, Kansas City, KS – w/ Molly Hatchet.
  • 04/05/79 – Illinois State University, Normal-Bloomington Il, USA – w/ Granati Brothers. (*)
  • 04/06/79 – Kiel Opera House, St. Louis, MO – w/ Granati Brothers. (*)
  • 04/08/79 – Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI – w/ Granati Brothers.
  • 04/09/79 – Lansing Civic Center, Lansing, MI, – w/ Head East.
  • Start of European Tour
  • 04/20/79 – Rehearsal – Grugahalle, Essen, Germany (Itinerary)
  • 04/21/79 – Rockpalast TV show, Grugahalle, Essen, Germany – w/ Patti Smith, Johnny Winter (Itinerary)
  • 04/24/79 – Paradiso – Amsterdam, Holland (Gallery) (Itineray)
  • 04/25/79 – The band perform “Wild Man” & “Take It Back” on the Dutch TV Show TopPop (Broadcast date: 10.05.79)
  • 04/27/79 – Le Palace, Paris, France – w/ Max Webster. (Ticket) (Itinerary)
  • 04/28/79 – Chorus T.V. Taping – Paris, France (Broadcast date: 03.06.79) (Video) (Itinerary)

May 1979

  • 05/03/79 – Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK – Guest : Lew Lewis Reformer and/or Wilko Johnson’s Solid Senders. (Cuttings, Ticket, Advert)

June 1979

  • 06/10/79 – Pine Knob Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI – w/ The Romantics.
  • 06/11/79 – Pine Knob Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI – w/ The Romantics.
  • 06/12/79 – Pine Knob Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI – w/ The Romantics.
  • 06/12/79 – Bookies Club 870, Detroit, MI – This hush-hush gig was played, straight after completing their last show at the ‘Pine Knob’, under the alias ‘Jimmy and the Juke Joints’ – w/ guests R.U.R.
  • 06/29/79 – Springfield Civic Center, Springfield, MA – w/ Ian Hunter.
  • 06/30/79 – Cape Cod Coliseum, South Yarmouth, MA – w/ Ian Hunter.

July 1979

  • 07/01/79 – Cape Cod Coliseum, South Yarmouth, MA – w/ Ian Hunter.
  • 07/04/79 – Day On The Green- (Jul. 2-4) Oakland Coliseum Stadium. Oakland, CA – w/ UFO, Dog #2, Thin Lizzy, Nazareth, Rockets. (Cutting)

December 1979

  • 12/15-16/79 – Cobo Arena, Detroit – One or both shows filmed for distribution overseas and for retail in-store promotion.

February 1980

  • 02/22/80 – Providence State College or Brown University, Providence R.I. – w/ The Stooges.
  • 02/23/80 – Mid-Hudson Civic Center, Poughkeepsie, NY – w/ 3-D. (*)
  • 02/29/80 – Hollywood Sportatorium, Hollywood, FL

March 1980

  • 03/01/80 – Curtis Hixon Hall – Tampa, FL, USA – w/ 3-D. (Cutting)
  • 03/03/80 – Jacksonville Civic Auditorium – Jacksonville
  • 03/07/80 – The Warehouse, New Orleans, LA (Ticket) (No concert was played on this date and the ticket is most likely a mis-print)
  • 03/08/80 – Saturday Night Live TV Show, New York, NY (Video)
  • 03/12/80 – The Warehouse, New Orleans, LA – w/ 3-D. (*) (Flyer)
  • 03/13/80 – Houston Music Hall, Houston, TX – w/ 3-D. (*)
  • 03/14/80 – Opera House – Austin, Texas, USA (The Amazing J.Geils Band!) – w/ 3-D.
  • 03/15/80 – Will Rogers Auditorium, Fort Worth, Texas (Ticket)
  • 03/16/80 – Rainbow Music Hall, Denver, CO – w/ 3-D. (*)
  • 03/19/80 – San Diego Sports Arena, San Diego, CA – w/ 3-D. While in LA, the J. Geils Band played a surprise set at Madame Wong’s in Chinatown, 949 Sun Mun Way. (Cutting)
  • 03/21/80 – UCLA Pauley Pavilion, Los Angeles, CA – Guest : 3-D.
  • 03/22/80 – Oakland Coliseum – Oakland, CA – w/ 3-D.
  • 03/23/80 – Warfield Theatre- San Francisco, CA – w/ 3-D.
  • 03/25/80 – Sacramento Memorial Auditorium, Sacremanto, CA (*)
  • 03/26/80 – Reno Centennial Coliseum, Reno, Nevada – w/ 3-D.
  • 03/28/80 – Paramount Theatre, Portland, OR – w/ 3-D. (Poster)
  • 03/29/80 – Paramount Northwest, Seattle, WA – w/ 3-D.

April 1980

  • 04/04/80 – Cobo Arena – Detroit, MI – w/ 3-D. (*) (Ticket)
  • 04/05/80 – Cobo Arena – Detroit, MI – w/ 3-D.
  • 04/07/80 – Cobo Arena – Detroit, MI – w/ 3-D, Greg Kihn Band. (Ticket) (Info)
  • 04/08/80 – Toledo Sports Arena, Toledo, OH – w/ 3-D. (*)
  • 04/10/80 – St. Paul Civic Theatre, Minnesota (Ticket)
  • 04/11/80 – Aragon Ballroom – Chicago, Ill – w/ 3-D (4.087 ticket sales) (Photo)
  • 04/12/80 – Richfield Coliseum, OH – w/ 3-D (18.803 ticket sales) (Concert Review)
  • 04/13/80 – Hara Arena, Dayton, OH – w/ 3-D (*)
  • 04/14/80 – Rose Arena, Mt. Pleasant, MI (CANCELLED) The concert was cancelled due to Peter Wolf having throat issues. (Cutting)
  • 04/18/80 – Springfield Civic Center – Springfield, MA (Back Stage Pass)
  • 04/19/80 – Boston Garden – Boston, MA – w/ 3-D. (Photo)
  • 04/21/80 – Boston Garden – Boston, MA (Venue ?)
  • 04/24/80 – Veterans Memorial Coliseum – New Haven, CT – w/ 3-D.
  • 04/25/80 – The Palladium (The Academy of music), New York, NY – w/ 3-D. (Cutting)
  • 04/26/80 – The Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA – w/ 3-D, The Romantics.
  • 04/27/80 – Great Gildersleeves – New York City, NY – Playing as Juke Joint Jimmy & His House Party Rockers…real tiny club, w/3-D. A 12 inch Promo Pic Sleeve record was released by EMI America featuring a live version of ‘Love Stinks’ recorded at this concert. (Info) (Memorabilia)
  • 04/28/80 – Premier Theatre – Norfolk, Virginia

May 1980

  • 05/02/80 – Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, ME
  • 05/03/80 – Providence Civic Center, Providence, RI (*)
  • 05/26/80 – Burgemeester Damen Sportpark, Pinkpop Festival, Geleen, The Netherlands – w/ Garland Jeffreys, Raymond Van Het Groenewoud, Joe Jackson, The Specials, Van Halen, The Jam. (Info) (Review)
  • 05/29/80 – Palais des Sports, Paris, France

June 1980

  • 06/01/80 – Lyceum Ballroom, London – Guests Q Tips, The Name. (Ticket & Cuttings)
  • 06/02/80 – Manchester Free Trade Hall, UK – Guests Q Tips.
  • 06/03/80 – Birmingham Top Rank, UK (CANCELLED) (Cuttings)
  • 06/06/80 – People’s House, Volkshaus, Zürich, Switzerland (Poster)
  • 06/09/80 – Schwabinger Bräu, Munich, Germany (*)
  • 06/10/80 – Neue Welt, Berlin, Germany (*) This date clashes with another by a band called Hans-A-Plast. It is possible that both bands played that night because the venue has two halls. Thanks to Bernd at http://rockinberlin.de/ for the info (Poster)
  • 06/11/80 – Markthalle Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany (*)
  • 06/14/80 – Wartburg Music Hall, Wiesbaden, Germany (*)
  • 06/14/80 – 3-SAT TV Show (Germany)  (Love Stinks’ & ‘Come Back’) (Video)
  • 06/15/80 – Hemmerleinhalle, Nuremberg, Germany
  • 06/18/80 – Göta Lejon, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 06/24/80 – Festival Hall, Osaka, Japan (*)
  • 06/25/80 – Aichi Prefectural Labor Hall, Nagoya, Japan (*)
  • 06/27/80 – Nakano Sun Plaza Hall, Tokyo, Japan – Rockupation Tour
  • 06/28/80 – Koseinenkin Kaikan, Tokyo, Japan – Rockupation Tour (Ticket)
  • 06/29/80 – Koseinenkin Kaikan, Tokyo, Japan – Rockupation Tour (Magazine & Press Photos)

July 1980

  • 07/12/80 – Legend Valley, Hebron, OH, USA – w/ Ted Nugent, Blackfoot, Def Leppard and Scorpions.
  • 07/13/80 – Toledo Speedway Summer Jam, Toledo OH – w/ Heart, Joe Perry Project, Blackfoot and Triumph. (Poster)
  • 07/16/80 – CNE Stadium, Toronto, ON – w/ The Who, Heart, Nash the Slash & David Johansen. (*)
  • 07/19/80 – Municipal Stadium (World Series of Rock), Cleveland, OH – w/ Bob Seger, Def Leppard, Eddie Money. (*) (Photo)
  • 07/20/80 – Pine Knob Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI – w/ Dave Edwards ‘The Look’. (Photos)
  • 07/21/80 – Pine Knob Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI, USA
  • 07/22/80 – Pine Knob Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI, USA
  • 07/23/80 – Pine Knob Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI, USA
  • 07/26/80 – Cape Cod Coliseum, South Yarmouth, MA – w/ The Fools. (*)
  • 07/27/80 – Cape Cod Coliseum, South Yarmouth, MA – w/ The Fools. (*)
  • 07/29/80 – Cape Cod Coliseum, South Yarmouth, MA – w/ The Fools. (*)

August 1980

  • 08/23/80 – Credit Island, Davenport, IA – w/ Sammy Hagar, The Outlaws, REO Speedwagon and Hot Moma Silver.

September 1980

  • 09/06/80 – Castle Farms Music Theatre, Charlevoix
  • 09/07/80 – Atwood Stadium, Flint, MI (CANCELLED) (Flyer)

December 1980

  • 12/26/80 – Providence Civic Center, Providence, RI – w/ The Stompers. (Xmas Show) (Cutting)
  • 12/27/80 – Cape Cod Coliseum, South Yarmouth, MA – w/ The Stompers.
  • 12/28/80 – Springfield Civic Center, Springfield, MA – w/ The Stompers.
  • 12/30/80 – Cape Cod Coliseum, South Yarmouth, MA – w/ The Stompers. (*)
  • 12/31/80 – Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, ME – w/ The Stompers.

August 1981

  • On This Day: August 25th, 1981 – Peter Wolf of the J. Geils Band and Lionel Richie of the Commodores, visit Kim Carnes backstage following her appearance at the Savoy in New York. (Cutting)

September 1981

  • 09/22/81 – Pine Knob Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI – w/ Joan Jett. (*)
  • 09/23/81 – Pine Knob Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI – w/ Joan Jett. (*)
  • 09/25/81 – Pine Knob Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI – w/ Joan Jett.
  • 09/26/81 – Pine Knob Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI – w/ Joan Jett. (*)
  • 09/27/81 – Pine Knob Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI – w/ Joan Jett. (*)

October 1981

  • 10/07/81 – Jack Murphy Stadium, San Diego, CA – Opening for the Rolling Stones with George Thorogood. (*)
  • 10/09/81 – Los Angeles Coliseum, Los Angeles, CA – Opening for the Rolling Stones with Prince and George Thorogood.
  • 10/11/81 – Los Angeles Coliseum, Los Angeles, CA – Opening for the Rolling Stones with Prince and George Thorogood.
  • 10/14/81 – Kingdome, Seattle, WA, USA – Opening for the Rolling Stones with The Greg Kihn Band. (*)
  • 10/15/81 – Kingdome, Seattle, WA, USA – Opening for the Rolling Stones with The Greg Kihn Band.
  • 10/17-18/81 – Candlestick Park, San Francisco, CA – Opening for the Rolling Stones with George Thorogood. (Tickets)

November 1981

  • 11/19/81 – Uptown Theater, Chicago, Illinois

December 1981

  • 12/03/81 – Field House, University Of Maine, Orono, ME – w/ Bebe Buell.
  • 12/04/81 – Theatre Of Performing Arts, Worcester, MA (Ticket) (Thanks to Jeff Winter for the ticket scan)
  • 12/05/81 – University of New Hampshire Field House, Durham, NH (*) (Ticket)
  • 12/07/81 – Plattsburgh State Univ. Field House, Plattsburgh, NY – w/ David Johansen. (*)
  • 12/09/81 – Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, NY (*)
  • 12/10/81 – Richfield Coliseum, Richfield, OH – w/ Red Rider. (*) (Cutting + Poster)
  • 12/11/81 – Toledo Sports Arena, Toledo, OH – w/ Red Rider. (*)
  • 12/12/81 – Stanley Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA – w/ Iron City Rockers. (*)
  • 12/13/81 – Ohio State Fairgrounds Coliseum, Columbus, OH – w/ Red Rider. (*)
  • 12/18/81 – Memorial Coliseum, Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • 12/19/81 – Uptown Theatre, Chicago, IL – w/ Southside Johnny & the Asbury Dukes. (*)
  • 12/20/81 – Hara Arena, Dayton, Ohio, USA
  • 12/25/81 – MCI-Norfolk Correctional Facility, Norfolk, MA – The J. Geils Band performed two Christmas concerts for the inmates at the Billerica House Of Corrections near Boston. A few days later, their “Freeze Frame” album went gold.
  • 12/26/81 – Coliseum, New Haven, CT – w/ Jon Butcher Axis.
  • 12/27/81 – Providence Civic Center, Providence, RI (*)
  • 12/30/81 – Civic Center, Springfield, MA – w/ Jon Butcher Axis.
  • 12/31/81 – Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, ME – w/ Jon Butcher Axis.

January 1982

  • 01/27/82 – Cobo Arena, Detroit, MI – w/ Jon Butcher Axis. (*)
  • 01/28/82 – Cobo Arena, Detroit, MI – w/ Jon Butcher Axis.
  • 01/29/82 – Cobo Arena, Detroit, MI – w/ Jon Butcher Axis. (*)
  • 01/30/82 – Riverside Theatre, Milwaukee, WI – w/ Jon Butcher Axis.
  • 01/31/82 – Met Center, Minneapolis, MN – w/ Jon Butcher Axis.

February 1982

  • 02/03/82 – Capital Centre, Landover, MD. (Ticket)
  • 02/04/82 – The Mosque, Richmond, Virgina – The Fabulous Thunderbirds.
  • 02/06/82 – R.I.T. Gymnasium, Rochester, NY – Support Jon Butcher Axis – This venue quickly sold out so it was moved to the ice rink and that sold out. It was finally moved to the Dome Arena, about 5 miles away. They ran shuttle buses! Thanks to John Raymond for the info. (Poster)
  • 02/07/82 – Penn State University Rec Hall, State College, PA – w/ Jon Butcher Axis. (*)
  • 02/08/82 – Freeze-Frame video filmed today in Central Studios, Boston.
  • 02/13/82 – The Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA – w/ Jon Butcher Axis. (*)
  • 02/14/82 – Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts in Storrs, CT (Review)
  • 02/15/82 – UMASS Fine Arts Center, Amherst, MA
  • 02/19/82 – Trenton, NJ
  • 02/20/82 – The Joe Franklin Show (Video)
  • 02/20/82 – Madison Square Garden, NY – w/ George Thorogood. (Ticket & Cuttings)
  • 02/22/82 – Boston Garden, Boston, MA – w/ Jon Butcher Axis.
  • 02/23/82 – Boston Garden, Boston, MA – w/ Jon Butcher Axis.
  • 02/25/82 – Boston Garden, Boston, MA – w/ Jon Butcher Axis.
  • 02/26/82 – War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, NY – w/ Jon Butcher Axis.
  • 02/27/82 – Eisenhower Hall Theater, West Point, NY (Poster)

March 1982

  • 03/03/82 – Lee County Arena – Fort Meyers, FL – w/ U2.
  • 03/04/82 – West Palm Beach Auditorium – West Palm Beach, FL – w/ U2.
  • 03/05/82 – Curtis Hixon Hall, Tampa, FL – w/ U2. (*)
  • 03/06/82 – Leon County Civic Center, Tallahassee, FL – w/ U2. (*)
  • 03/07/82 – Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, Florida – w/ U2. (CANCELLED)
  • 03/10/82 – University of Tennessee Gym, Knoxville, TN – w/ U2. (*) (Cuttings)
  • 03/11/82 – Atlanta Civic Center, Atlanta, GA – w/ The Alarm & U2. (Poster + Ticket)
  • 03/12/82 – Ellis Auditorium North Hall, Memphis, TN – w/ U2. (*)
  • 03/13/82 – Louisville Gardens, Louisville, KY – w/ U2. (*)
  • 03/14/82 – Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, USA – w/ U2.
  • 03/16/82 – Purdue University Music Hall, West Lafayette, IN – w/ Johnny And The Distractions. (*)
  • 03/17/82 – Rockford MetroCentre, Rockford, IL – w/ Johnny And The Distractions. (*)
  • 03/18/82 – Civic Auditorium, Omaha, Nebraska – w/ Johnny And The Distractions.
  • 03/19/82 – Kansas City Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, MO – w/ Johnny And The Distractions. (*) (Ticket)
  • 03/20/82 – Kiel Opera House, St. Louis, MO – w/ Johnny And The Distractions. (*)
  • 03/25/82 – Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Phoenix Coliseum – w/ U2.
  • 03/26/82 – San Diego Sports Arena, San Diego, CA – w/ U2. (Ticket)
  • 03/27/82 – LA Sports Arena, Los Angeles, CA – w/ U2.
  • 03/29/82 – San Francisco Civic, San Francisco, CA – w/ U2.
  • 03/30/82 – San Francisco Civic, San Francisco, CA – w/ U2.

April 1982

  • 04/02/82 – Aladdin Theatre, Las Vegas, NV – w/ Johnny And The Distractions.
  • 04/03/82 – Univ. of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA – w/ Johnny And The Distractions.
  • 04/04/82 – Sacramento Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, CA – w/ Johnny And The Distractions.
  • 04/07/82 – Portland Memorial Coliseum, Portland, OR – w/ Johnny And The Distractions.
  • 04/08/82 – Seattle Center Coliseum, WA – w/ Johnny And The Distractions. (Photo)
  • 04/09/82 – Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver, BC, Canada – w/ Johnny And The Distractions.
  • 04/10/82 – Spokane Coliseum, Spokane, WA – w/ Johnny And The Distractions.
  • 04/13/82 – Harry Adams Fieldhouse, University of Montana Missoula, MT
  • 04/14/82 – Billings, MT
  • 04/16/82 – CU Event Center, Boulder, CO – w/ Jon Butcher Axis.
  • 04/17/82 – FHSU Gross Memorial Coliseum, Hays, KS – w/ Jon Butcher Axis.
  • 04/18/82 – The Myriad, Oklahoma City, OK – w/ Jon Butcher Axis.
  • 04/19/82 – Kansas State University Fieldhouse, Manhattan, KS – w/ Jon Butcher Axis.
  • 04/20/82 – Tulsa Fairgrounds Pavilion, Tulsa, OK – w/ Jon Butcher Axis. (*)
  • 04/22/82 – Hirsch Memorial Coliseum, Shreveport, LA – w/ Jon Butcher Axis. (Ticket)
  • 04/23/82 – Dallas Convention Center, Dallas, TX – w/ Jon Butcher Axis. (*)
  • 04/24/82 – The Summit, Houston, TX – w/ Jon Butcher Axis.
  • 04/25/82 – Riverside Centreplex, Baton Rouge, LA (*)
  • 04/28/82 – Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, NC (Poster)
  • 04/29/82 – Norfolk, VA
  • 04/30/82 – Capital Centre, Landover, MD

May 1982

  • 05/01/82 – Hartford Civic Center, Hartford, CT – w/ Jon Butcher Axis. (Backstage Pass)
  • 05/14/82 – Forum, Montreal, QC, Canada – w/ Jim Carroll Band. (Cutting)
  • 05/15/82 – Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON, Canada – w/ Jim Carroll Band. (Ticket)
  • 05/16/82 – London Civic Gardens, London, ON, Canada – w/ Jim Carroll Band. (*)

June 1982

  • 06/02/82 – Feyenoord Stadion, Rotterdam, The Netherlands – opening for the Rolling Stones with UB40. (Cutting)
  • 06/04/82 – Feyenoord Stadion, Rotterdam, The Netherlands – opening for the Rolling Stones with George Thorogood.
  • 06/05/82 – Feyenoord Stadion, Rotterdam, The Netherlands – opening for the Rolling Stones with George Thorogood (Photos) French TV Show (A2) ‘Houba Houba’. Rotterdam-report, + an interview with Peter Wolf. (Video)
  • 06/06/82 – Niedersachsenstadion, Hanover, Germany – opening for the Rolling Stones with Peter Maffay. (Poster)
  • 06/08/82 – Waldbuhne, West Berlin, West Germany – opening for the Rolling Stones
  • 06/10-11/82 – Olympiastadion, Munich, Germany – opening for the Rolling Stones with Peter Maffay. (Flyer)
  • 06/13/82 – Hippodrome d’Auteuil, Paris, France opening for the Rolling Stones with George Thorogood. (Poster)
  • 06/14/82 – Hippodrome d’Auteuil, Paris, France opening for the Rolling Stones with George Thorogood and Telephone. (Poster)
  • 06/16/82 – Stade de gerland, Lyon, France opening for the Rolling Stones with George Thorogood – German radio interview (SWF3) with Peter Wolf. (Poster)
  • 06/19/82 – Ullevi, Göteborg, Sweden – opening for the Rolling Stones with Kim Larsen. (Poster)
  • 06/20/82 – Ullevi, Göteborg, Sweden – opening for the Rolling Stones with Kim Larsen. (Poster) (*)
  • 06/23/82 – St James Park, Newcastle, UK – opening for the Rolling Stones. (Advert)
  • 06/25/82 – Wembley Stadium, London, UK – opening for the Rolling Stones with Black Uhuru. (Photo)
  • 06/26/82 – Wembley Stadium, London, UK – opening for the Rolling Stones with Black Uhuru.
  • 06/27/82 – Ashton Gate Stadium, Bristol, UK – opening for the Rolling Stones. (Advert)
  • 06/29/82 – Frankfurt Festhalle, Frankfurt, Germany – opening for the Rolling Stones.
  • 06/30/82 – Frankfurt Festhalle, Frankfurt, Germany – opening for the Rolling Stones.

July 1982

  • 07/01/82 – Frankfurt Festhalle, Frankfurt, Germany – opening for the Rolling Stones.
  • 07/03/82 – Praterstadion, Vienna, Austria – opening for the Rolling Stones. (Poster)
  • 07/05/82 – Müngersdorfer Stadion, Cologne, Germany – opening for the Rolling Stones with Peter Maffay and BAP. (Poster)
  • 07/07/82 – Vicente Calderon, Madrid, Spain – opening for the Rolling Stones. (Photo)
  • 07/09/82 – Vicente Calderon, Madrid, Spain – opening for the Rolling Stones.
  • 07/11-12/82 – Stadio Comunale, Torino, Italy – opening for the Rolling Stones.
  • 07/15/82 – St. Jakob Stadion, Basel, Switzerland – opening for the Rolling Stones. (Internet Photos)
  • 07/16/82 – Stade du Ray, Nice, France opening for the Rolling Stones with George Thorogood. (CANCELLED) (Poster)
  • 07/17/82 – Stadio San Paolo, Napoli, Italy – opening for the Rolling Stones. (Poster)
  • 07/20/82 – Stade du Ray, Nice, France opening for the Rolling Stones with George Thorogood. (Poster)
  • 07/21/82 – Stade du Ray, Nice, France opening for the Rolling Stones with George Thorogood. (CANCELLED)
  • 07/24/82 – Slane Castle, Slane Village, County Meath, Ireland – opening for the Rolling Stones w/ The Chieftains & George Thorogood and the Destroyers.
  • 07/25/82 – Leeds, UK –  opening for the Rolling Stones with George Thorogood.
  • 07/27/82 – London, Carlton Hotel. Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood, Bobby Keys, Peter Wolf, Jerome Geils and Seth Justman jam together, calling themselves The Carltones.
  • 07/30/82 – Central Park, New York, NY – Concert for Vietnam Veterans and Agent Orange Victims with Ian Hunter,Todd Rundgren and several other bands – The J. Geils Band did not play at this concert.

August 1982

  • 08/18/82 – La Crosse Center, La Crosse, WI – w/ The Motels.
  • 08/19/82 – Civic Center, Peoria, IL – w/ The Motels. (*)
  • 08/20/82 – Poplar Creek, Hoffman Estates, IL – w/ The Motels. (*)
  • 08/21/82 – Pittsburgh Civic Arena, Pittsburgh – w/ The Motels.
  • 08/23-24/82 – Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Ohio – w/ The Motels. (*) (Cutting)
  • 08/25/82 – Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY – w/ The Motels. –  Paul Butterfield joined Magic Dick and the J. Geils Band on stage for Orange Driver. (Photo)
  • 08/27/82 – Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati, OH – w/ The Motels. (*)
  • 08/28/82 – Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD – w/ The Motels. (*)

September 1982

  • 09/01-06/82 – Pine Knob Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI – Show recorded for the ‘Showtime !’ album – w/ The Motels.

October 1982

  • 10/09/82 – CNE Stadium, Toronto ON, Canada

December 1982

  • 12/26/82 – New Haven Coliseum, New Haven, CT – w/ Berlin Airlift. (?)
  • 12/27/82 – New Haven Coliseum, New Haven, CT – w/ Berlin Airlift.
  • 12/28/82 – Providence Civic Center – w/ Berlin Airlift. John Kiley (Keyboard player for the Red Sox, Bruins and Celtics) played Xmas carols between the Berlin Airlift and Geils set.
  • 12/30/82 – Cumberland County Civic Center – Portland, ME
  • 12/31/82 – The Centrum – Worcester, MA, w/ Berlin Airlift. (Ticket)

January 1983

July 1983

  • 07/07/83 – TV Commercial at The Hatch Shell, Boston, MA (Photos)

August 1984

  • 08/18/84 – Biker party in Ohio called TSIA (Third Saturday In August) – Possible tour date (warm-up) for the J. Geils Band minus Peter Wolf.

ALL DATES WITH AN (*) SENT IN BY BERT GANGL