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Sunday, 15th November 1981
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  • Location / Phoenix/Tempe, AZ, USA
  • Venue / Compton Terrace

The first show by the band in this city since June 1980 on the On Through The Night tour.

The first time at this venue.

The venue was located 15.2 miles to the South east of Phoenix city centre and within the grounds of the Legend City theme park.

The venue was also 7.4 miles South of the centre of Tempe city centre.

It was named after local DJ and promoter William Edward Compton.

It was opened in 1979.

The venue closed in 1983 and was then demolished along with the Legend City theme park.

Office buildings now stand on the site of the old venue.

This was the first version of this venue with a second one opening in 1985 7 miles to the South East in Chandler, AZ.

Fan Photos.

show intro

setlist - (Unconfirmed)

songs by album

show info

  • Tour - Def Leppard High 'n' Dry World Tour 1981
  • Blackfoot Tour Name - Marauder
  • Fan Recorded - none yet
  • Venue - No Website
  • Venue Address - 5555 East Van Buren Street, Tempe, AZ
  • US State - Arizona
  • Area Map - Google
  • Last Show Here - 22nd June 1980
  • Capacity - 10,500
  • Attendance - 6,248
  • Total Gross - n/a
  • Doors - 6:20pm
  • Show Time - 7pm
  • Tickets - $7
  • Promoter - Feyline/KUPD/Coca-Cola.
  • Headliner - Blackfoot - 8:20pm
  • Support Act - Def Leppard - 7pm

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venue street view

A view looking towards where the venue used to be (now office buildings).

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