Lee Eidson recalls you to definitely, during the early days, pupils gonna shows within Coliseum dressed up, in addition to coats and ties towards dudes. (Which had altered by the point We come going to shows around. I didn’t don a jacket and you will tie for this Sergio Mendes, let you know, even if I did don a good French-cuff shirt which have cufflinks and a monogrammed jacket.)
Lee said their favorite thoughts of one’s Coliseum is “viewing The new Imagine Which while looking at the ground. We made visual communication with this stunning strawberry blond seated multiple rows facing me. It had been a chronilogical age of Aquarius minute!”
Brenda Poss remembers seeing the new piano duo Ferrante & Teicher in the UGA arena and you can MiMi DuBose Gudenrather said you to away from their particular preferences try James Taylor.
Mike Vitality has worked concessions from the Coliseum for activities events and you will series, as well as Jethro Tull and you can Frank Zappa. Unfortunately, he said, “stoners don’t get as numerous sodas since athletics admirers.”
Among reveals Jim Goolsby spotted there had been Johnny Streams and you may Jose Feliciano. Michael Doke and additionally remembers enjoying Ides regarding s Jr. And you will, Saye Sutton watched Metal Butterfly throughout the side line here, and you may swears you to definitely “’In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida’ proceeded having 47 moments, perhaps not 17! I didn’t listen to for per week.”
Marie Andrews spotted the newest Five Passes on UGA and you will recalls: “These people were an hour late taking there, however, i didn’t care. It was good results!”
When Laird Miller spotted Steppenwolf on Coliseum when you look at the November 1970, “the newest rumor was that the Coliseum you are going to break and you may collapse. Nothing collapsed. Would have been sad if the my earliest material performance ended up being my past!”
Certainly other acts with performed from the Coliseum through the years is actually Rufus Thomas, Peter Nero, the brand new Serendipity Vocalists, brand new Christie Minstrels, Roger Williams, the latest Supremes, brand new Lettermen, Al Hirt, Eddy Arnold, the fresh Chad Mitchell Threesome, Glenn Yarbrough, Skitch Henderson and also the Atlanta Symphony, mi Terrell, Little Anthony therefore the Imperials, Jack Jones and you can Pal Rich, the newest 5th Measurement, the new Impressions in addition to Dells, Significant Lance, Paul Anka, Expenses Anderson, Loretta Lynn, Gary Puckett and the Connection Gap, Heart Inc. Chet Atkins, Sneakers Randolph, Floyd Cramer and you may Jerry Reed.
Together with, Sam and you will Dave, Jimmy Ruffin, Blood Sweat and you may Rips, Henry Mancini, the new London area Philharmonic, Family relations from Improvement, Pacific Fuel and Digital (toward Allman Brothers Band beginning), About three Dog Night, Richie Havens, Mylon LeFevre, Steely Dan, Poco, the Rev. Pearly Brown, Ike and Tina Turner, Seals and Crofts, Isaac Hayes, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Muddy Oceans, Tony Joe White and you will Emerson, Lake and Palmer.
Thus, are regular sixteen-year-olds, the gang the lied to the mothers, informing them we had been attending a film, and ran [towards concert]
Plus, Vince Vance in addition to Valiants, the latest James Group, Kenny Loggins and you will Jim Messina, this new Doobie Brothers, Billy Preston, Curtis erica, the latest Marshall Tucker Ring plus the Atlanta Flow Area, the brand new Spinners, The Cyclists of one’s Yellow Sage, Leader Cody and the Shed Entire world Airmen and you may Leon Russell.
Other people is Billy Joel, Environment Breeze and Flames, Jesse Colin Younger, Nitty-gritty Dirt Band, Earl Scruggs Revue, Wet Willie, Joni Mitchell, Warren Zevon, Orleans, Hallway and Oates, Sheer Prairie League, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Mother’s Best, Dolly Parton, Jerry Jeff Walker, Center, Doug Kershaw, Bobby Bluish Dull, Dave Mason, Gloria Gaynor, Dottie West, Ozark Hill Daredevils, Boston and you may Sammy Hagar, Unbelievable Flow Aces, Pablo Sail and you may Delbert McClinton.
She became and you may seemed yourself in the me personally and you may smiled
And, new Commodores, the Pine Ridge Boys, Neil More youthful, Sting, Alabama, Stevie Ray Vaughn, the Fabulous Thunderbirds, Widespread Stress (from inside the 1985, 1988 and you may 1989), Hootie and also the Blowfish, the fresh new Indigo Islandsk kvinder dating Girls and the Black colored Crowes.