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Oakland

Lynyrd Skynyrd has a “Day On The Green” (1977)

July 2, 1977 – Lynyrd Skynyrd – that is Ronnie Van Zant (voc), Allen Collins (g), Gary Rossington (g), Steve Gaines (g), Artimus Pyle (d), Leon Wilkeson (b), Billy Powell (p), Cassie Gaines (voc), Jo Billingsley (voc) and Leslie Hawkins (voc) – plays next to Peter Frampton and Santana at “Day On The Green” held […]

John Fogerty has famous backers in Oakland (1989)

May 27, 1989 – John Fogerty has recruited Jerry Garcia (g), Bob Weir(g), Randy Jackson (b), Steve Jordan (d) and Clarence Clemons (s) to back him at “In Concert Against AIDS” held at Oakland Coliseum Stadium in Oakland, CA

Grateful Dead travel to Oakland (1986)

February 14, 1986 – local band Grateful Dead – that is Jerry Garcia (g), Bob Weir (g), Brent Mydland (kb), Phil Lesh (b), Bill Kreutzmann (d) & Mickey Hart (d) – at Henry J Kaiser Convention Center, Oakland

Booker T. takes The MG’s to Oakland (1970)

January 31, 1970 – Booker T & The MGs – that is Booker T Jones, Steve Cropper, Donald Duck Dunn and Al Jackson, Jr. – opens for Creedence Creedence Clearwater Revival at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California