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Friday, 1st August 1980
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  • Location / New York, NY, USA
  • Venue / The Palladium / Palladium

The first show by the band in this city.

The first time at this venue.

The venue is located on Manhattan Island in the city centre and a few blocks from where the Irving Plaza venue is which the band would play in July 2002.

It was opened in 1927 as the Academy Of Music and was originally a movie theatre.

The venue was closed in August 1997 and then demolished in August 1998.

It was renamed at The Palladium in 1976 and reopened as music venue.

Joe Elliott celebrated his 21st birthday at this show.

A one-off show with AC/DC on their first tour with Brian Johnson supporting the Mutt Lange produced 'Back in Black'.

Lep replaced Humble Pie for this one-off show in the middle of their second run with Judas Priest.

The AC/DC track "Problem Child" recorded at this show is on a compilation live bootleg called "Backfire".

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setlist - (Unconfirmed)



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show info

  • Tour - Def Leppard On Through The Night US Tour 1980
  • AC/DC Tour Name - Back In Black
  • Fan Recorded - none yet
  • Venue - No Website
  • Venue Address - Palladium Hall, New York, NY 10003
  • US State - New York
  • Area Map - Google
  • Last Show Here - n/a
  • Capacity - 3,385
  • Attendance - 3,385
  • Gross Sales - $30,400
  • Show Time - 7:30pm
  • Doors - n/a
  • Tickets - $8.50/$9.50
  • Promoter - Ron Delsener.
  • Headliner - AC/DC
  • Support Act - Def Leppard

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A view looking towards where the venue once stood.



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