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Many famous (and not-so-famous) bands played on Drew's campus, especially from the 1960s through the 1980s. Here is a list of such concerts and other events.

From Drew Magazine:

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1960's

Concert

Date

Colston Young, Andy Chilson and 37 friends

February 22, 1966

The Fantastiks

October 8, 1966

The Shangri-Las

November 5, 1966

The Paul Taylor Dance Company

November 20, 1966

The Young Rascals

February 3, 1966

The Happenings

February 3, 1967

Sharyar Rashed and Gerri Silk. Reader's Theater Production of “A Slight Ache” by Harold Pinter.

February 11, 1967

Eric Burdon and the Animals

March 3, 1967

The Shaggy Boys

March 4, 1967

Comedy Act The Uncalled For – 3

May 5, 1967

Carolyn Hester

May 6, 1967

The Lovin' Spoonful

May 6, 1967

The Bit A Sweet

May 6, 1967

Allen Ginsburg Poetry Reading

May 7, 1967

Judy Collins

September 30, 1967

Gillian Jagger. Prize winning artist

October 1, 1967

Andy Warhol

October 9, 1967

The Four Tops

October 27, 1967

The New York Consort

November 12, 1967

Composer David Amram

November 19, 1967

Metropolitan Jazz Quartet

February 9, 1968

The Bennington College Dancers

February 14, 1968

The Who

March 19, 1968

The Orpheus

March 19, 1968

Rod Colbin

April 20, 1968

Richie Havens

May 3, 1968

The Jefferson Airplane and Earth Opera

October 4, 1968

Iron Butterfly

November 16, 1968

Frank Zappa and the Mothers

February 15, 1969

Chuck Berry, Blood Sweat and Tears and Rinoceros

March 22, 1969

Mr. Don Chouinard and Jazz Quintet

March 23, 1969

Canned Heat and John Mayall

October 11, 1969

The Zelenka Quintet

October 12, 1969

Jethro Tull and the Flock

November 14, 1969

1970's

Concert

Date

Tim Buckley

February 14, 1970

Pete Seeger

April 11, 1970

Far Cry

April 24, 1970

Mountain

April 25, 1970

Savoy Brown and Family

April 26, 1970

Louie London and Tex Logan

April 25, 1970

The Amazing Andrew

September 25 and 26, 1970

Van Morrison and Livingston Taylor

October 2, 1970

John Lippman

October 3, 1970

Bruce Yaw, Al Bluhm, Paul Cadwell

October 16 and 17, 1970

Something Different

November 13, 1970

Everyman

November 13, 1970

The Byrds and The Flying Burrito Brothers

Novemeber 14, 1970

Johnny and the Cranks

November 18, 1970

Norman Kennedy, Ron Ostrow

November 20 and 21, 1970

Bill Vanaver

December 11, 1970

Lightfoot

February 26, 1971

Hedy West

March 5 and 6, 1971

The Allman Brothers with Cowboy

April 2, 1971

Cat Stevens

April 22, 1971

John McLaughlin and the Haha Vishnu Orchestra

October 1 and 3, 1971

Waverly Consort in Concert

October 10, 1971

Barry Miles

October 15, 1971

Johnny and the Cranks Reunion

October 23, 1971

Carly Simon

November 6, 1971

The Amazing Kreskin

December 5, 1971

Sha na na

December 10, 1971

Alvin Ailey Dance Troupe

February 25, 1972

Rita Coolidge and Crazy Horse and Pearls Before Swine

March 4, 1972

The Repertory Theater of Lincoln Center

March 23, 1972

Hal Holbrook (actor)

April 19, 1972

Jane Fonda and Tom Hayden ( Indochina Peace Campaign)

October 1, 1972

Billy Preston

October 7, 1972

The Bobby Hamilton Quintet Unlimited

November 19, 1972

The New York Pro Musica Ensemble

February 11, 1973

Beatryce Nivens

April 14, 1973

Don and The Odells

September 22, 1973

Bromberg and Brewer and Shipley

October 6, 1973

Barry Miles

November 3, 1973

Bobby Seale

November 9, 1973

Bottle Hill

November 10, 1973

John Sebastian

May 6, 1974

Harry Chapin

October 13, 1974

Grover and Margaret

November 7, 1976

The Deadly Nightshade

November 13, 1976

Steve Bennett

December 5, 1976

Comedian “Slurz” and Dave Sellman on Piano

December 9, 1976

The Splitrock Rhythm Band

February 6, 1977

The Solid Rock

February 12, 1977

Jay and Techniques

February 26, 1977

Claire Reynolds

February 27, 1977

The Good News Singers

March 7, 1977

The Crown Heights Affair w/ special guest Seguida

March 25, 1977

Frostwater

March 26, 1977

Robin Williamson and Splitrock Rhythm Band

March 28, 1977

Tokyo String Quartet

April 1, 1977

David Sanborn

May 8, 1977

Dave Tesar Jazz Quartet

September 25, 1977

Cellist Harry Clark and pianist Sanda Schuldmann

September 26, 1977

The Stone Harbor Band

October 6, 1977

Night Flyte

October 8, 1977

Leeds-Accivatti Quintet

October 11, 1977

Arwen Mountain String Band

October 13, 1977

The Stone Harbor Band

October 14, 1977

Seashire and Andy Goesling

October 16, 1977

Just Us

October 18, 1977

Caribou

October 20, 1977

Beth Whalley and Gary Strunicius

October 23, 1977

Nightflyte

November 19, 1977

Alex Cramer Quintet

November 20, 1977

Tennessee Osmosis

December 1, 1977

Frostwater

December 4, 1977

Hancock Woodwind Quintet

December 5, 1977

Stealer

December 8, 1977

Caribou

December 10, 1977

Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes

December 11, 1977

Grover, Margaret and Za Zu Zaz

January 19, 1978

Kathryn Posin and Lance Westergard (dancers)

February 18, 1978

Beth Whalley and Gary Struncius

March 12, 1978

Marga Richter

March 13, 1978

The Good Rats

April 9, 1978

George Gritzbach

April 9, 1978

Paula Lockheart Trio

April 19, 1978

Eddie Rabbit

April 30, 1978

The Good Rats

May 7, 1978

Bill Anderson

May 13, 1978

Tom Akstens

September 17, 1978

Goldrush

September 24, 1978

The Arm and Hammer String Band

November 12, 1978

Ken Wallace

November 19, 1978

Piano Concert – Arraham Sternklar

November 27, 1978

Mike Argranoff

February 25, 1979

Charles Fisk – Pianist

February 26, 1979

Renaissance

April 4, 1979

Gold Rush and Bob Spada

March 31, 1979

Laurie Lautman – flautist

April 16, 1979

Jack Logan Concert

April 30, 1979

Original Cast Production of Chicago

October 6, 1979

Steve Forbert

October 22, 1979

Godspell

November 3, 1979

Carolyn Mas

November 19, 1979

1980's

Concert

Date

Barry Hanian pianist

February 18, 1980

Dry Jack

February 28, 1980

Sabu

March 28, 1980

Bully Wee Band

September 29, 1980

Stray Cats

October 17, 1980

Dave Mason

October 18, 1980

The Duke Robillard Band

October 18, 1980

Steve Kay & Co.

November 3, 1980

The Moonshine Mountain Boys

March 11, 1981

Howard McGhee and The Noreen Gray Trio

March 8, 1981

Crystal Ship

April 30, 1981

The Don Yowell Band

May 11, 1981

Bystander

March 13, 1982

Changed Particles

September 10, 1982

A Local College Band

October 28, 1982

Jump Johnson

October 29, 1982

Shire

November 11, 1982

Precious

November 18, 1982

Za Zu Zazz Band

November 18, 1982

Jr. Smoots & the Distubers Hot from Asbury Park

March 24, 1983

The Difference

April 22, 1983

Merlynn

November 1, 1984

Dennis Rahiim Watson

February 14, 1985

R.E.M

April 30, 1985

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