STYX
March 13 & 14, 1979 Featuring Styx and The Babys.
THE MOODY BLUES
May 4, 1979 Featuring The Moody Blues and Jimmie Spheeris.
PETER FRAMPTON
August 11, 1979 Featuring Peter Frampton and Black Jack.
TED NUGENT
August 24, 1979 Featuring Ted Nugent, Mothers Finest and Missouri.
BLUE OYSTER CULT
September 2, 1979 Featuring Blue Oyster Cult and Ian Hunter.
KISS
June 14 & 15, 1979 Featuring Kiss and Nantucket.
BOSTON
January 7, 1979 Featuring Boston and Sammy Hagar.
BAD COMPANY
July 6, 1979 Featuring Bad Company and Carillo.
HEART
February 11, 1979 Featuring Heart and Firefall.
The Lakeland Center is an 8,178 seat multi-purpose arena and theatre in Lakeland, Florida located between Tampa and Orlando. It opened in
November 1974 as The Lakeland Civic Center ( See original logo above with a large red "L" a medium blue "C" and a small red "C" that stands for
Lakeland Civic Center ) and gained its current name The Lakeland Center in June 1994.
It was here where KISS lead guitarist Ace Frehley was nearly electrocuted, during a concert on December 12, 1976.
The Grateful Dead performed at the arena on May 21, 1977. The show makes up half of the archival live album, Dick's Picks Volume 29.
Some amazing concerts took place there: Aerosmith two nights on the Toys in the Attic tour, Van Halen on the Van Halen II tour, Foreigner with the Cars
opening in 1978, Queen on the Jazz tour, Journey with the Babys opening in 1980, Black Sabbath on the Heaven & Hell tour with Riot opening, Saxon
opening for Rush, Van Halen on the Fair Warning tour, AC/DC on the For Those About to Rock tour, Cheap Trick on the All Shook Up tour with Pete
Comita on bass, the Plasmatics opening for KISS on the Creatures of the Night tour with Vinnie in the ankh make-up, Def Leppard on the Pyromania
tour, Iron Maiden on the Number of the Beast tour, Ozzy Osbourne touring for Bark at the Moon with Jake E. Lee on guitar, Judas Priest on the
Defenders of the Faith tour, Twisted Sister and Ratt less than a week apart in October 1984, Dokken opening for Dio on the The Last In Line tour,
W.A.S.P. opening for Quiet Riot on the Condition Critical tour, Twisted Sister again opening for Iron Maiden on the World Slavery Tour, Dio again with
Ruff Cutt opening, Yngwie Malmsteen opening for AC/DC, Dokken opening for Judas Priest, Cinderella opening for David Lee Roth two nights in 1986,
Yngwie again opening for Maiden, Guns N' Roses opening for Motley Crue two nights on the Girls Girls Girls tour, Queensryche with Def Leppard,
Cinderella with Judas Priest, Queensryche with Metallica, Kix opening for Ratt.
VAN HALEN
July 8, 1979 Featuring Van Halen and The Screams.
THE CARS
October 19, 1979 Featuring The Cars.
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1979
JIMMY BUFFETT & THE CORAL REEFER BAND
October 22, 1979 Featuring Jimmy Buffett & The Coral Reefer Band.
JETHRO TULL
November 3, 1979 Featuring Jethro Tull and UK.
REO SPEEDWAGON
November 17, 1979 Featuring REO Speedwagon and Pat Travers.
KANSAS
November 23, 1979 Featuring Kansas and Sniff "N" The Tears.
THE MARSHALL TUCKER BAND
December 9, 1979 Featuring The Marshall Tucker Band.
FORIENGER
December 15, 1979 Featuring Forienger.
WILLIE NELSON
March 28, 1979 Featuring Wllie Nelson.
THE OUTLAWS
December 31, 1979 Featuring The Outlaws, Molly Hatchet and 38 Special
THE CHARLIE DANIELS BAND
April 28, 1979 Featuring The Charlie Daniels Band and Molly Hatchet.
STYX
January 21, 1979 Featuring Styx.
SHA NA NA
January 25, 1979 Featuring Sha Na Na and The Fabulous Poodles.
THE BAR-KAYS
January 27, 1979 Featuring The Bar-Kays
RICK JAMES
April 27, 1979 Featuring Rick James and Sister Sledge
SUPERTRAMP
May 14, 1979 Featuring Supertramp.
THE LITTLE RIVER BAND
September 9, 1979 Featuring The Little River Band.
THE VILLAGE PEOPLE
May 19, 1979 Featuring The Village People.