Friday, August 18, 2017

Acker Gymnasium, Chico State, Chico, CA

Acker Gymnasium
430 Warner Street
    Chico, California
    Capacity: 2000

Originally constructed and completed in 1961 and named for Art Acker. Acker came to Chico State in 1923. He was a basketball coach at Chico State who lead the Wildcats to the Far Western Championship victory in 1937. He coached every sport at Chico State except skiing and wrestling.
The building was recently renovated with new flooring, seating, and sound system.

3/17/82 Jerry Garcia Band
I: How Sweet It Is; Catfish John; Simple Twist Of Fate; Let It Rock; Sitting In Limbo; Mystery Train
II: Sugaree; I'll Take A Melody; Tore Up Over You; Russian Lullaby; The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down; Dear Prudence; Tangled Up In Blue
Jerry plays the guitar, Tiger. Dave Torbert fills in for John Kahn for the first set.

For many years it was thought that this show was held at Laxson Auditorium.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

The Encyclopedia Of Jerry Garcia Music Venues