50/50 Tour Stop: # 8
Date: October 30, 1981
Venue: Macky Auditorium. University of Colorado Boulder. 1595 Pleasant Street. Boulder, Colorado. 80309.
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Opening Act: Unknown.
Poster / Flyer / Handbill: I have not yet seen a poster, flyer or handbill for this show. If you have a copy or any information, please get in touch!
Press & Promotion: Concert listings showed up in area newspapers in the days leading up to the Destroyers’ Colorado 50/50 Tour stop.
Source: Gazette Telegraph. October 23, 1981. Pg. 10E.
Ticket Price: $10.
Ticket Stub: I have not seen a ticket stub from this show to date. Please contact me if you have a ticket stub from this concert for sale.
Attendance: Unknown. Macky Auditorium currently seats 2,052.
Set List: Unknown. Please get in touch if you have any information.
Was the Concert Recorded? Unknown.
Concert Photos: I have not yet come across any photos from this concert.
Concert Reaction: I have not found a review of the Macky Auditorium 50-50 concert thus far.
Other Notes: The CD tray inlay for the album George Thorogood & the Destroyers Anthology (Capitol Records, 2000) shows a sepia tone montage of backstage passes from the 50-50 tour, including one from the Boulder show (Middle-left of photo).
Fate of the Venue:
Macky Auditorium Concert Hall continues to host concerts and other live events.
Read more about Macky Auditorium at this link: http://www.colorado.edu/macky/about/history