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1976 - with the Fania All-Stars

Jan 22-24The LyceumLondon
Source: Jan Sommerseth

1977 - with John Martyn

Nov 21Rainbow Theatre, LondonTape available
Source: Paul Minkkinen


Aug 19Rough Hill Festival, UKTape available
Players: Nicole Winwood (vocals), John Porter (bass), Tony Stannard (drums), Demelza (percussion)

Source: Paul Minkkinen

1983 - The Talking Back to the Night tour.

May 28Stadio Comunale, Firenze, ItalyTape available
May 30Teatro Tenda Lampugnano, Milan, Italy
June 2Alte Oper, Frankfurt, Germany
July 4BristolTape available (no description)
July 6NewcastleTape available (no description)
July 10Odeon Theatre, Birmingham
July 11Hammersmith Odeon, LondonTape available
July ?Oxford
July ?Apollo, Manchester
Sept 20The ARMS Concert, Royal Albert Hall, London
Sept 29Night of the Kings, Royal Albert Hall, LondonTape available
Nov ?Inside Track, Interview with L.Robinson
Players: James Hooker (piano), Bobby Messano (guitar), Eric Parker (drums), Carole Steele (percussion),
Fernando Sanders (bass/vocals), Godfrey Wang (keyboards)

Source: Paul Minkkinen and Jan Sommerseth

1986 - The Back in the High Life tour.

June 24Whistle Test, BBC TV
Aug 22Pine Knob Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI
Sept 6Great Woods Center for the Performing Arts, Mansfield, MATape available
Sept 7Performing Arts Center, Saratoga SpringsTape available
Sept 12Pier 84, NYC
Sept 17Cleveland, OH
Sept ?Veterans' Stadium, Columbus, OHTape available
Sept ?MTV Music Video Awards, NYC
Oct 18Universal Amphitheatre, Los Angeles
Oct 26Concord Pavillion
Oct 28Memorial Coliseum, Portland, ORReview
Nov 12Coliseum, New Haven
Nov 21Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, CanadaTape available
?The Tube, UK TV
Players:Donny Wynn (drums), Carl James (bass/vocals), Paul Pesco (guitar), Carole Steele (percussion),
James Hooker (keyboards), Danny Wilenski (keyboards/horns), Mark Ledford (horns), Dollette McDonald (vocals)

Source: Paul Minkkinen, Jan Sommerseth and Lyn


Jan 1 or 8Royal Albert Hall, Londonjoining Eric Clapton for 2 songs, Tape available
Jan 18Blossom Music Centre, Cleveland, OH
Feb 24Grammy Awards, Los Angeles, CA
Sep 11MTV Music Video Awards, Universal Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, CA
Source: Paul Minkkinen, Jan Sommerseth and Lyn

1988 - The Roll With It tour.

May ?Montreaux FestivalMontreaux, France
June 17WiredUKTV
July 7The MUNYSt Louis. MO
July 8SummerfestMilwaukee, WI
July 9Poplar Creek Music TheatreHoffman Estates, IL
July 11State Fair GrandstandsIndianapolis, IN (cancelled)
July 12Pine Knob Music TheatreClarkston, MIReview
July 13Blossom Music CenterCuyahoga Falls, OH
July 15RiverfestSt Paul, MN
July 17Fiddler's GreenDenver, CO
July 18Ski ResortPark City, UT
July 20Shoreline AmphitheatreMountain View, CA
July 22PavilionConcord, CA
July 23Cal Expo AmphitheatreSacramento, CA
July 24Pacific AmphitheatreCosta Mesa, CA
July 26-29Universal AmphitheatreLos Angeles, CA
July 31Caesar's AmphitheatreLas Vegas, NV
August 3StarPlex AmphitheatreDallas, TX
August 5Oak Mountain AmphitheatreBirmingham, AL
August 6Starwood AmphitheatreNashville, TN
August 7Chastain ParkAtlanta, GA
August 9-10Garden State Arts CenterHolmdel, NJ
August 12-13Jones BeachWantagh, NY
August 16-19Radio City Music HallNew York City, NYTape available
August 21-22Great Woods Center for the Performing ArtsMansfield, MATape available
August 23Civic CenterGlen Falls, NY
August 25The BallparkOld Orchard Beach, ME
August 26Civic CenterHartford, CT
August 27Hersheypark StadiumHershey, PA
August 29Palumbo CenterPittsburgh, PA
August 30Merriweather Post PavilionColumbia, MD
August 31Mann Music CenterPhiladelphia, PA
September 2Ohio CenterColumbus, OH
September 3Darien Lake AmphitheatreDarien Lake, NY
September 4(no venue given) Toronto
September 25NECBirmingham
Sep 27, 28, 30
Oct 1, 2, 4, 5, 6
Royal Albert HallLondonTape available
Players: Randall Bramblett (sax/keyboards), Anthony Crawford (guitar), Hollie Ferris (trumpet), LeAnn Phelan (vocals),
Bashiri Johnson (percussion), Russ Kunkel (drums), Mike Lawler (keyboards), Michael Rhodes (bass)

Source: Amusement Business, vol 100, July 2, 1988, p 6; Paul Minkkinen and Jan Sommerseth


March 28Festival HallOsaka, JapanTape available
August 24Universal Amphitheatre performance of "Tommy"Los Angeles, CA
August (?)Roughill Festivalnear Circencester, Gloucestershirewith the Otis Grand Band
Tape available

1991 - The Refugees of the Heart tour.
Pictures from unknown venue

March 22Yokohama Arena, JapanTape available
April 29Seattle Center, Seattle, WA
May ?Vancouver
May ?San Francisco, CA
May 3Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA
May 5Sacramento, CA
May 6?Salt Lake City, UT
May 8Desert Sky Pavilion, Phoenix, AZ
May 10Costa Mesa, CA
May 11Inglewood, CA
May 13?San Diego, CA
May 15Denver, CO
May 17Dallas, TX
May 18Houston, TX
May 19New Orleans, LA
May 21Tampa, FL
May 22Miami, FL
May 24-25Atlanta, GA
May 26Charlotte, NC
May 28Ft Wayne, IN
May 29Grove City, OH
May 31Cleveland, OH
June 1Clarkston, MI
June 2Indianapolis, IN
June 4Civic Center, Peoria, IL
June 5Hilton Coliseum, Ames, IA
June 6Milwaukee, WI
June 8Nashville, TN
June 9Cincinnatti, OH
June 11Kansas City, MO
June 12Target Center, Minneapolis, MN
June 14Riverport Amphitheatre, St Louis, MO
June 15World Music Centre, Tinley Park, ILTape available
June 16Toledo, OH
June 18Burgettstown, PA
June 19Columbia, MD
June 21-22Philadelphia, PA
June 23East Rutherford, NJTape available
June 25Lenox, MA
June 26Saratoga Springs, NY
June 28Hartford, CT
June 29Nashua, NH
June 20Portland, MA
July 1-2Mansfield, MA
July 4?Toronto
July 5?Stowe, VT
July 6Old Orchard Beach, ME
July 8Canandaigua, NY
July 9Madison Square Gardens, New York City, NY
July 12-13Wantagh, NY
July 15Grove City, OH
July 16Clarkston, MI
July 17Cincinnatti, OH
July 18Hoffman Estates, IL
July 21Los Angeles, CA
Players: Randall Bramblett (sax/keyboards), Russ Kunkel (drums), Luis Conte (percussion), Michael Rhodes (bass),
Larry Byrom (guitar/keyboards/vocals)

Source: Rolling Stone, vols 604 (May 16, 1991, p29), 605 (May 30, 1991, p23),
606 (June 13, 1991, p25), and 607 (June 27, 1991, Summer Music Guide insert),
Paul Minkkinen, Jan Sommerseth, and the back of my tee-shirt.

1994 - The Far From Home tour.

May 14Jools Holland's "Later", UKTV
May 18Omaha, NE (cancelled)
May?Moline, IL (cancelled)
May 21Target Center, Minneapolis, MN (first date of tour)
Set design
Tape available
May?Ames, IA
May 24Fiddler's Green, Englewood, CO (near Denver)
May?Park City, UT
May 30 Virgin Records 21'st birthday(TV)
June?George, OR
June?Salem, OR
June?Reno, NV
June?Sacramento, CA
June?Anaheim, CA
June?Santa Barbara, CA
June 1Concord, CATape available
June 4Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CATape available
June 6San Diego, CATape available
June 9Universal Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, CATape available
June 14Las Vegas, NVTape available
June 16San Bernardino, CA
June 17Desert Sky Pavilion, Phoenix, AZ
June 18Albuquerque, NM
June 20?Oklahoma City, OK
June 21Houston, TX
June 22?Dallas, TX
June 24-26Silver Bowl, Las Vegasw/ Grateful Dead, Pics
June 28Birmingham, AL
June 29Memphis, TN
July 1?Pensacola, FL
July 4-5Atlanta, GA
July 7?Jacksonville, FL
July 8?Miami, FL
July 9-10?Orlando, FL
July 12Raleigh, NC
July 14Blockbuster Pavilion, Charlotte, NC
July 15St Louis, MO
July 16-17RFK Stadium, Washington, DC w/ Grateful Dead
July 18?Washington, DC
July 20?Indianapolis, IN
July 21?Grand Rapids, MI
July 22Sandstone Amphitheater, Bonner Springs, KS
July 23-24Soldier Field, Chicago, IL w/ Grateful Dead
July 26Clarkston, MIPics
July 28?Cuyahoga Falls, OH
July 29Buckeye Lake, Columbus, OH w/ Grateful Dead
July 31Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NYTape available
August 2Kingswood, TorontoTape available (no description)
August 3-4Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ w/ Grateful Dead
August 5Hartford, CT (cancelled)
August 7The Ballpark, Old Orchard Beach, ME
August 9Scranton, PA
August 11Great Woods, Mansfield, MA
August?Phildelphia, PA
August 14Woodstock II, West Saugerties, NYTape available
August?Richmond, VA
August?Nashville, TN
August?Louisville, KY
August?Cincinnatti, OH
August?Milwaukee, WI
August?Chicago, IL
Sept ?Syracuse, NY
Sept ?Columbia, MD
Sept 3 Ives Center, Danbury, CT
Sept ?Stowe, VT
Sept ?Canandaigua, NY
Sept 8Garden State Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ
Sept 9The Paramount, New York City, NY
Sept 10Jones Beach Theatre, Wantagh, Long Island, NYTape available
Sept 20Hammersmith Labbats Apollo, LondonTape available (no description)
Sept 22Brentwood Centre, EssexTape available
Sept 25Apollo, Manchester
Sept 26Symphony Hall, Birmingham
Sept 28City Hall, Newcastle
Sept 30City Hall, Sheffield
Oct 02BIC, Bournemouth
Oct 03Colston Hall, Bristol
Oct 23BMI annual award ceremony, London
Dec 31Jools Holland New Year Show, UK (TV) Tape available
Players: Jim Capaldi (drums/percussion), Randall Bramblett (sax/keyboards), Rosco Gee (bass),
Mike McEvoy (guitar/keyboards), Walfredo Reyes (percussion)

Source: Rolling Stone, vol 685 (June 30, 1994, Summer Music Guide insert),
Paul Minkkinen, Jan Sommerseth, and the back of my tee-shirt. Obviously incomplete dates listed.


June ?"Tin Pan Jam", Tin Pan South festival, Performance Hall, Nashville
Source: Paul Minkkinen


Apr 15Budokan Hall, Tokyo, Japanwith Nile Rodgers, Tape available
Oct 16Los Angeles, CA - City of Hope AllStar Garage BandPoster
Source: Paul Minkkinen and poster

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