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Friday, 25th July 1980
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  • Location / Chicago, IL, USA
  • Venue / Aragon Ballroom (Chicago)

The first show by the band in this city since June 1980.

The first time at this venue and first of two nights here.

The venue is located in the uptown area of the city and 8.3 miles from the main city centre.

It was opened in July 1926 as Aragon Ballroom.

From 1966 to 1968 it was known as Cheetah Club.

From 1968 to 2014 it was known as Aragon Ballroom again.

From 2014 to 2019 it was known as Aragon Entertainment Center.

Since 2019 it has been called Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom.

Scorpions were the headliners for these two shows.

The second show was added to the tour at the last minute with this show part of the initial tour schedule (see tour poster).

A return to the city after both bands supported Ted Nugent here in mid June at the 18,500 seat Rosemont Horizon arena.

Fan Photos.

show intro

  • 00 - n/a

setlist - (Unconfirmed)

songs by album / single

show info

  • Tour - Def Leppard On Through The Night US Tour 1980
  • Scorpions Tour Name - Animal Magnetism
  • Fan Recorded - none yet
  • Venue - Website
  • Venue Address - 1106 W Lawrence Avenue, Chicago, IL 60640
  • US State - Illinois
  • Area Map - Google
  • Last Show Here - 15th June 1980
  • Capacity - 5,000
  • Attendance - n/a
  • Total Gross - n/a
  • Show Time - n/a
  • Doors - n/a
  • Tickets - n/a
  • Promoter - Jam Productions/95 1/2 WMET Radio.
  • Headliner - Scorpions
  • Support Act - Def Leppard

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venue street view

A view inside the venue showing its unusual design.

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