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Welch Civic Auditorium

Downtown Grand Rapids

Civic Auditorium - 1966-69 c.

Civic Auditorium – 1966-69 c.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Welsh_Auditorium

The Old Civic Auditorium

The Old Civic Auditorium

 

 

 

 

 

 

WGRD-concert-with-Bobby-Bare-and-Del-Shannon-at-Civic-Aud-April-8-1963

WGRD-concert-with-Bobby-Bare-and-Del-Shannon-at-Civic-Aud-April-8-1963

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paul Revere and The Raiders at the Civic Auditorium ad 1966

Paul Revere and The Raiders at the Civic Auditorium ad 1966

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Civic Auditorium Dances

Civic Auditorium Dances

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Civic Auditorium Black & Silver Room

Civic Auditorium Black & Silver Room

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Civic Auditorium Black & Silver Room inside

Civic Auditorium Black & Silver Room inside

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Box Tops, The Fredric, Band X, The 6 Pak Civic Auditorium Poster 1968

The Box Tops, The Fredric, Band X, The 6 Pak Civic Auditorium Poster 1968

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Civic Auditorium Ad - Jerry Lee Lewis and Buddy Holly concert April 5, 1958

Civic Auditorium Ad – Jerry Lee Lewis and Buddy Holly concert April 5, 1958

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Civic Auditorium Ad - The Big Beat

Civic Auditorium Ad – The Big Beat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Civic Auditorium Ad - Big Midnight Show

Civic Auditorium Ad – Big Midnight Show

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Phil Simon, was a major promotor of country music shows in GR in the 50s & 60s, bringing lots of big acts to town. This poster was for the October 6, 1962 concert at the Civic Aud. featuring Johnny Cash, George Jones and others

Phil Simon, was a major promoter of country music shows in GR in the 50s & 60s, bringing lots of big acts to town. This poster was for the October 6, 1962 concert at the Civic Aud. featuring Johnny Cash, George Jones and others

 

 

Welsh Auditorium Grand Rapids Concert Setlists

http://www.setlist.fm/venue/welsh-auditorium-grand-rapids-mi-usa-3bd67424.html?page=8

 

Welch Auditorium – Construction

Welch Auditorium – The Finished Product

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The name changed to the George Welsh Civic Auditorium in 1975 according to an article at the historygrandrapids website.

 

 

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