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Vinnie Vincent gig history



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1967

February 11 - Central High, Bridgeport, CT "Hootenanny"
Notes: The Younger Generation were scheduled to play "More" and later conclude the event with "I Believe"...
March 3 - Trumbull High School, Trumbull, CT "Paper Caper"
July ?? - Westport Discotechque, Westport, CT
August 29 - Barnum Festival Theatre, Seaside Park, CT op/f Young Rascals w/ The Realms
Notes: The Younger Generation played other shows with the Young Rascals. Some 3,000 attended the Seaside Park show. The Realms were another Bridgeport band. Local press: "Vinny Cusano lead guitarist appeared on stage wearing a green beret over long brown locks and old-fashioned knickers. He was definitely the personality kid of the Younger Generation"...

1969

May - Central High School, Bridgeport, CT
Notes: Vinnie performed "Every Day With You Girl" solo at his school's Red & Black Revue...

1974

Touring with Little Anthony & The Imperials...

1977

November 28 - Buttercup, Lunenburg, MA
December 11 - The Bottom Line, New York City, NY
December 12 - The Bottom Line, New York City, NY
December 19 - Bijou Cafe, Philadelphia, PA
December 20 - Bijou Cafe, Philadelphia, PA
Notes: Treasure on tour. The band also opened for Meatloaf...

1979

September 15 - The Stage East, Fremont Shopping Center, East Syracuse, NY w/ New York Flyers (Edgar Winter - unconfirmed)

1980

June 28 - Hagerstown Jamboree, Hagerstown Fairgrounds w/ Atlantic Rhythm Section & Point Blank (Edgar Winter - unconfirmed)

1986

August 13 - Cat Club, New York City, NY
Notes: Album release party for the debut. Roxx headlined with Snatch playing...

October
28 - Civic Center, Lansing, MI
29 - Wendler Arena, Saginaw, MI
30 - Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, MI
31 - Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, MI (Taped)
November
1 - Sports Arena, Toledo, OH
2 - Wings Stadium, Kalamazoo, MI
4 - Coliseum, Fort Wayne, IN (Taped)
6 - Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Columbus, OH
7 - Hara Arena, Dayton, OH
8 - Cleveland Music Hall, Cleveland, OH
9 - Civic Center, Erie, PA
11 - Syria Mosque, Pittsburgh, PA
12 - Kingston Armory, Wilkes Barre, PA
13 - George Washington Univ. Patriot Center, Fairfax, VA
14 - Tower Theatre, Philadelphia, PA
15 - Palace Theater, Albany, NY (Taped)
16 - War Memorial, Rochester, NY
18 - Coliseum, Hartford, CT
19 - Centrum, Worcester, MA (Taped)
21 - Sundance, Bayshore, NY
22 - L'Amour East, Elmhurst, NY (Taped)
23 - L'Amour East, Elmhurst, NY
December 12 - Tower Theater, Philadelphia, PA
Notes: Start of the second leg of the Alice Cooper tour...

13 - Public Hall, Cleveland, OH
14 - Civic Auditorium, Utica, NY
15 - Landmark Theater, Syracuse, NY (Taped)
18 - Baltimore Arena, Baltimore, MD
19 - Coliseum, Hampton, VA
20 - Cumberland Civic Center, Fayatteville, NC
21 - Coliseum, Charlotte, NC
22 - Galliard Auditorium, Charleston, SC (Taped)
23 - Asheville, NC
26 - Atlanta Civic Center, Atlanta, GA
27 - Sun Dome, Tampa, FL
Promoter: Cellar Door Concerts...

28 - Auditorium, West Palm Beach, FL
29 - Ocean Center, Daytona, FL
31 - James L. Knight Center, Miami, FL (Taped)
Promoter: Fantasma Productions...

1987

January 2 - Municipal Auditorium, Nashville, TN
January 3 - Convention Center, Memphis, TN
January 4 - Gardens, Louisville, KY
January 8 - Kiel Auditorium, St. Louis, MO
January 9 - LA Dome, New Orleans, LA (Taped)
January 10 - Municipal Auditorium, Mobile, AL
January 14 - Majestic Theater, San Antonio, TX
January 16 - Music Hall, Houston, TX
Promoter: Stone City Attractions...

January 17 - State Fair Coliseum, Dallas, TX
Promoter: Stone City Attractions...

January 18 - Corpus Christi, TX Memorial Coliseum
January 22 - Reunion Arena, Dallas, TX (Taped)
Notes: First date with Iron Maiden. Maiden were originally scheduled to begin their "Somewhere On Tour" in December, but took a break following the European leg of the tour that ended on 12/21. Vinnie replaced Yngwie...

January 23 - Frank Erwin Center, Austin, TX w/
January 24 - Civic Center, Beaumont, TX **CANCELLED
January 26 - Coliseum, Lubbock, TX
January 27 - Lloyd Noble Arena, Norman, OK
January 28 - Expo Square Pavilion, Tulsa, OK
Notes: Following this show Vinnie and Dana flew to Goshen, IN to meet with Mayor Max Chiddister and magazine publisher Marianne Hatfield. Marianne was allegedly being harrassed by religious nutjobs for her "Rock Rag" music magazine. After experiencing similar during his tenure with KISS, Vinnie wanted to show soladarity when he heard about the case....

January 30 - The Summit, Houston, TX (Taped)
Promoter: Stone City Attractions...

January 31 - Convention Center, San Antonio, TX
February 1 - Coliseum, Corpus Christi, TX
February 3 - Amarillo, TX w/ Iron Maiden
February 4 - Civic Center, Wichita, KS (Taped)
February 6 - McNichols Arena, Denver, CO
Notes: This show was noted in Rolling Stone #496 for an attendance of 12,282 grossing $191,257.

February 8 - Salt Palace, Salt Lake City, UT
February 10 - Dome, Tacoma, WA (Taped)
February 11 - Coliseum, Portland, OR
February 13 - Arco Arena, Sacramento, CA (Taped)
February 14 - Orange Pavilion, San Bernadino, CA
February 16 - Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, CA
February 17 - Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, CA (Taped)
February 18 - Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, CA
Notes: The three shows were noted in Rolling Stone #497 for an attendance of 33,956 grossing $567,366. It was during this period the Vinnie was finally introduced to Peter Criss. Peter later suggested that he and Vinnie were writing together.

February 21 - Oakland Arena, Oakland, CA (Taped)
February 22 - Selland Arena, Fresno, CA
February 24 - Sports Arena, San Diego, CA
February 25 - Memorial Coliseum, Phoenix, AZ
February 26 - Community Centre, Tucson, AZ
February 27 - Coliseum, El Paso, TX (Taped)
February 28 - Coliseum, El Paso, TX
March 1 - Coliseum, Ft. Worth, TX
March 3 - Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque, NM
March 5 - Civic Centre, Omaha, NE
March 6 - Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, MO
Notes: The final date with Iron Maiden who then took Waysted on.

1988

July ?? - Bayshore, NY
July 6 - Summerfest, Milwaukee, WI
July 8 - Taylorsville, IL (Taped)
July 9 - Detroit, MI (Taped)
July 18 - Rock And Roll Heaven, Toronto, ON, Canada (Video)
July 21 - The Ritz, New York, NY (Taped)
July 23 - The Chance, Poughkeepsie, NY
July 24 - Long Island, NY (Taped)
July 27 - Philadelphia, PA
July 28 - Washington DC
July 29 - Boathouse, Norfolk, VA
July 30 - Rialto Theatre, Raleigh, NC
July 31 - Park Elevator, Charlotte, NC
Notes: July dates were with LA Guns who eventually quit the tour (after the 7/29 gig) on the grounds that they weren't being given soundchecks (Kerrang). The last 5 July dates were posted in Rolling Stone #532.

August 5 - Seattle, WA (Taped)
August 8 - Austin, TX (Taped)
August 18 - The Omni, Oakland, CA (Taped)
August 22 - The Palace, Hollywood, CA w/ Tuff
August 26 - Celebrity Theatre, Anaheim, CA (Taped)
Notes: The band essentially broke up following this show.

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