THE FOLLOWING BANDS PLAYED AT THE PALACE THEATER DURING THE 1970's.

THE BANDS CHOOSE THIS THEATER FOR IT SEATING AND PERFECT ACOUSTICS.

THIS IS PAGE ONE - BANDS FROM DECEMBER 1, 1971 TO JANUARY 8, 1975.

PAGE TWO - BANDS FROM FEBRUARY 14, 1975 TO APRIL 1981.  

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J. GEILS BAND and YES   December 1, 1971
John Anderson - Bill Bruford - Steve Howe - Chris Squire - Rick Wakeman


QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE   January 1972
Dino Valenti, Gary Duncan, Greg Elmore, Mark Naftalin, Mark Ryan

   


ALICE COOPER  January 12, 1972

 

BADFINGER with The Electric Elves and Mahogany Rush   February 5, 1972

CACTUS, URIAH HEEP, DREAMS   February 25, 1972
 DREAMS - NYC horn band with Billy Cobham, the Brecker brothers, Will Lee, Don Grolnick and others...

YES  February 27, 1972  (YES set the stage curtain on fire this night !!!)
John Anderson - Bill Bruford - Steve Howe - Chris Squire - Rick Wakeman

KING CRIMSON   March 3, 1972


SAVOY BROWN with JOHN BALDRY, special guests - FLEETWOOD MAC - April 6, 1972

 

          

Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Christine McVie, Danny Kirwan, Bob Welch


JEFF BECK GROUP and TODD RUNDGREN AND THE HELLO PEOPLE   May 17, 1972


GRATEFUL DEAD

 Saturday, September 23, 1972   Listen to audio

September 24, 1972 Listen to audio


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FRANK ZAPPA  November 1, 1972
  
Imaginary Diseases (song) commercially released by the Zappa Family Trust in 2006
    on
Imaginary Diseases (album) as performed in Waterbury, CT, November 1, 1972.

 
Frank Zappa

WEST, BRUCE, and LAING  November 9, 1972


  DEEP PURPLE November 11, 1972

    


SANTANA  February 24, 1973

   


PINK FLOYD  March 18, 1973



 


HOT TUNA & NEW RIDERS - March 21, 1973


KING CRIMSON, BLACK OAK ARKANSAS, NRBQ  May 6, 1973

JOHNNY WINTER  May 16, 1973

 

 

MAHAVISHNU ORCHESTRA  and  LEO KOTTKE  May 19, 1973
        
(listen to audio)                        (listen to audio)

 

Leo Kottke

 


Old & In The Way June 7, 1973
Jerry Garcia, David Grisman, Peter Rowan, Vassar Clements, John Kahn

JERRY GARCIA - Backstage Pass - June 7, 1973


MUDDY WATERS - August 10, 1973


 DAVID CROSBY & GRAHAM NASH October 28. 1973

STEVE MILLER BAND  November 9, 1973


FRANK ZAPPA  November 16, 1973

   


FOCUS and SPENCER DAVIS GROUP  November 23, 1973


CHEECH and CHONG November 29, 1973

  


DAVE BRUBECK MARCH 7, 1974

 

THE KINKS   April 5, 1974


STEELY DAN  April 25, 1974


       


 

Tower of Power (Back To Oakland Tour '74) - May 1974

MOTT THE HOOPLE & QUEEN  May 4, 1974

 

MOUNTAIN  May 19, 1974

THE EAGLES and SNAFU  August 24, 1974

 

LYNYRD SKYNYRD and ELVIN BISHOP  September 7, 1974

 

LOU REED  and Mahogany Rush  October 11, 1974


FRANK ZAPPA and the CLIMAX BLUES BAND  October 28, 1974


STEPPENWOLF - November 16, 1974


 

GENESIS December 12, 1974 
The Lamb Descends on Waterbury

      


ACTUAL PHOTOS TAKEN ON STAGE OF THE PALACE - DECEMBER 12, 1974



 BLUE OYSTER CULT  DECEMBER 29, 1974

 

 

JOE WALSH  January 28, 1975


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