KISS Concertology Project-- Opening Bands -- Help Needed!!
From: Jeff
As some of you may know from the many posts on the USENET and AOL newsgroups, I am doing research for the KISS Concertology. This is a project attempting to track down and list every concert KISS has ever performed. Included in this list is such information as: date, venue, city, opening band(s), attendance, etc.

The project has been in the works for three years and has been successful thus far largely because of fans such as yourselves providing a wealth of information with regard to your own KISS concert experiences. For that, I am deeply indebted and very grateful.

Listing all of the opening (or headlining) bands has been a difficult chore, but 98% of the 1,634 KISS shows now have opening bands listed. I'd like to make that 100%. Which is where I'd like to enlist everyone's help, once again.

In particular, I know that the band has mentioned that the following acts opened for them over the years, yet I have been unable to track down which shows they performed at. If you know anything about any shows these bands opened for KISS, please let me know.

Mullenjack---(I know literally nothing about this band)
April Wine---(I am guessing that they opened an early Canadian show, circa Jan. '75)
Pearl Harbour & the Explosions---(A 1 hit wonder from San Fran. They had one album out in 1980.)

The following is a list of shows, for which I currently have no opening band(s). Each show is listed by: date / city / venue If you know anything about any of these shows, or know someone who might recall, please email me ( Thanks in advance for your efforts!!

4/14 Louisville, KY Beggar's Banquet
4/15 Nashville, TN Mother's
4/16 Nashville, TN Mother's
5/27 Lacey, WA Capitol Pavilion
10/27 Youngstown, OH Agora
11/2 Des Plaines (Chicago), IL Main East High School
11/10 Bay City (Saginaw), MI Delta College Gymnasium
12/22 London, ON, Canada London Gardens

1/10 Portland, OR Paramount Theater
1/12 Seattle, WA Paramount Northwest Theatre
1/14 Eugene, OR Expo Building
4/30 Columbus, OH Veterans Memorial Auditorium
7/1 Portchester, NY Capitol Theatre
8/9 Albany, NY Civic Auditorium
8/14 Boston, MA Orpheum Theatre

1/23 Erie, PA Erie County Fieldhouse (Leslie West Band?)
2/9 Salt Lake City, UT Terrace Ballroom
2/17 Salem, OR Armory
2/18 Eugene, OR Expo Building
3/4 Tulsa, OK Assembly Hall
3/6 Lincoln, NE Pershing Auditorium
3/12 New Orleans, LA The Warehouse
3/13 Mobile, AL Exhibition Hall
3/20 Lakeland, FL Lakeland Civic Center
3/21 Miami, FL Miami Jai-Alai Fronton
3/25 Johnstown, PA Cambria County War Memorial Arena
3/27 Utica, NY Memorial Auditorium
11/25 Charlotte, NC Charlotte Coliseum
12/3 Jackson, MS Jackson Coliseum
12/5 Mobile, AL Mobile Municipal Auditorium

2/16 Hartford, CT Hartford Civic Center
2/27 Columbia, SC Carolina Coliseum
3/1 Asheville, NC Asheville Civic Center Auditorium
3/3 Birmingham, AL Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center

7/28 Portland, ME Cumberland County Civic Center
11/10 Phoenix, AZ Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum

7/8 Halifax, NS, Canada Halifax Forum

9/30 Dubuque, IA Dubuque Five Flags Center

5/31 Imst, Austria Skiarena Hreh-Imst
6/1 Zurich, Switzerland Hallenstadion
6/4 Belgrade, Yugoslovia Sajan Arean Belgrade Hala
6/5 Budapest, Hungary Margitszigeti Stadion

Again, many thanks to everyone who has contributed to the project over the years. Thank you!