And you will, the guy extra, “I adored sneaking down and you can getting an effective sleep into the men and women a lot of time days on athletic trophy room

Lee told you his favorite recollections of your own Coliseum are “enjoying Brand new Suppose Who when you’re standing on a floor

Lee Eidson remembers one to, during the early weeks, students planning to concerts at the Coliseum outfitted, and applications and links toward dudes. (Which had altered by the time We come going to reveals around. I did not wear a coat and you can link for that Sergio Mendes, inform you, although I did so don an effective French-cuff top having cufflinks and you can a monogrammed jacket.)

I produced eye contact with this particular beautiful strawberry blond seated multiple rows facing myself. She became and you may looked physically in the myself and you will beamed. It actually was a chronilogical age of Aquarius moment!”

Brenda Poss recalls viewing brand new keyboard duo Ferrante & Teicher within UGA arena and you will MiMi DuBose Gudenrather said you to out of their own favorites try James Taylor.

Mike Vitality did concessions on Coliseum both for recreations situations and you will concerts, and Jethro Tull and you may Honest Zappa. Unfortuitously, he said, “stoners don’t pick as much soft drinks since the sport admirers.”

One of many suggests Jim Goolsby saw there were Johnny Rivers and you will Jose Feliciano. Michael Doke along with remembers seeing Ides regarding s Jr. And, Saye Sutton noticed Metal Butterfly from the top line here, and you may swears you to “’In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida’ went on to possess 47 times, maybe not 17! I did not pay attention to to own each week.”

Marie Andrews saw brand new Four Passes in the UGA and remembers: “They certainly were an hour or so later delivering truth be told there, however, i failed to worry. It absolutely was a good results!”

Whenever Laird Miller watched Steppenwolf during the Coliseum when you look at the November 1970, “the rumor try the Coliseum you’ll split and you can collapse. So, becoming typical sixteen-year-olds, our gang every lied to your moms and dads, informing all of them we were gonna a movie, and went [toward show]. Little collapsed. Could have been unfortunate in the event the my personal very first rock concert is my history!”

Including, the newest Commodores, new Oak Ridge Boys, Neil More youthful, Sting, Alabama, Stevie Beam Vaughn, new Fantastic Thunderbirds, Extensive Stress (in 1985, 1988 and you may 1989), Hootie plus the Blowfish, the new Indigo Girls and also the Black Crowes

Certainly almost every other acts which have did at the Coliseum from the ages is Rufus Thomas, Peter Nero, the brand new Serendipity Vocalists, the brand new Christie Minstrels, Roger Williams, this new Supremes, the newest Lettermen, Al Hirt, Eddy Arnold, the brand new Chad Mitchell Trio, Glenn Yarbrough, Skitch Henderson therefore the Atlanta Symphony, mi Terrell, Absolutely nothing Anthony as well as the Imperials, Jack Jones and you may Pal Steeped, the Fifth Dimension, the brand new Thoughts plus the Dells, Significant Lance, Paul Anka, Expenses Anderson, Loretta Lynn, Gary Puckett together with Commitment Pit, Soul Inc. Chet Atkins, Shoes Randolph, Floyd Cramer and Jerry Reed.

Plus, Sam and you will Dave, Jimmy Ruffin, Bloodstream Sweat and you will Rips, Henry Mancini, new London Philharmonic, Members of the family off Change, Pacific Fuel and you will Electric (on Allman Brothers Band starting), Around three Canine Evening, Richie Havens, Mylon LeFevre, Steely Dan, Poco, new Rev. Pearly Brownish, Ike and you can Tina Turner, Seals and you may Crofts, Isaac Hayes, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Muddy Oceans, Tony Joe White and Emerson, River and you will Palmer.

And, Vince Vance and also the Valiants, the brand new James Gang, Kenny Loggins and you can Jim Messina, the new Doobie Brothers, Billy Preston, Curtis erica, the newest Marshall Tucker Ring while the Atlanta Flow Part, the fresh new Spinners, The Cyclists of your Purple Sage, Chief Cody as well as the Lost Planet Airmen and you may Leon Russell.

Someone else include Billy Joel, Environment Wind and you will Flame, Jesse Colin Young, Nitty-gritty Dirt Band, Earl Scruggs Revue, Damp Willie, Joni Mitchell, Warren Zevon, Orleans, Hallway and Oates, Sheer Prairie League, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Mom’s Top, Dolly Parton, Jerry Jeff Walker, Cardiovascular system, Doug Kershaw, Bobby Bluish Dull, Dave Mason, Gloria Gaynor, Dottie Western, Ozark Hill Daredevils, Boston and you will Sammy Hagar, Unbelievable Rhythm Aces, Pablo Cruise and you can Delbert McClinton.