50/50 Tour Stop: # 39 (Concert # 40)
Date: November 30, 1981
Venue: Ruby Diamond Auditorium. 222 S. Copeland St. Tallahassee, FL. 32304.
Find it on Google Maps:
Copeland Street entrance: http://tinyurl.com/RubyDiamond2
University Way entrance: http://tinyurl.com/RubyDiamondAuditorium
Exact Date Unknown (Pre-2010 Renovation):
Source: Screen grab from this news story: https://vimeo.com/5131985
Opening Act: John Kurzweg and the Night
Read more about John Kurzweg here: http://www.johnkurzweg.com
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: The 50-50 tour stop at Ruby Diamond Auditorium was promoted in regional newspapers and Florida State University’s “Florida Flambeau” student newspaper. A student organization also gave away tickets to the show in a contest.
Ticket Price: $6
A HUGE thank you to blog reader Tim L for sending this photo of his ticket stub to the Destroyers’ Ruby Diamond 50-50 concert.
Please contact me if you have a ticket stub from this show for sale.
Attendance: Unknown. Ruby Diamond Auditorium had a seating capacity of less than 1,172 in 1981.
Set List: Unknown. If you have any information, please get in touch.
Was the Concert Recorded? Unknown. If you have any information, please contact me using the form at the bottom of this post.
Concert Photos: I have not seen any photos from this show to date. If you have any photos that can be shared, please drop me a note.
Concert Reaction: None.
Other Notes: None.
Fate of the Venue: Ruby Diamond Auditorium lives on as a concert venue to this day. The renovated venue was re-opened as the Ruby Diamond Concert Hall in October 2010.