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Friday, 21st August 1981
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  • Location / Evansville, IN, USA
  • Venue / Mesker Music Theatre

The first show by the band in this city.

The first time at this venue.

The venue is located 3.4 miles to the North West of the city centre and is part of Mesker Park which also houses the Mesker Park Zoo.

It was opened in 1951.

The venue was closed in 2012 due to its state of disrepair.

Before its closure it was known as Mesker Park Amphitheatre and was also sometimes listed as both Mesker Amphitheatre and Mesker Park Amphitheater.

Since its closure the venue entrance features the name Mesker Memorial Theatre..

The media review suggests they ended on 'High 'N' Dry (Saturday Night)' and probably only played 7 songs in total.

show intro

setlist - (Unconfirmed)

songs by album

show info

  • Tour - Def Leppard High 'n' Dry World Tour 1981
  • Ossy Osbourne Tour Name - Blizzard Of Ozz
  • Fan Recorded - none yet
  • Venue - No Website
  • Venue Address - West Summit Drive, Evansville, IN 47712
  • US State - Indiana
  • Area Map - Google
  • Last Show Here - n/a
  • Capacity - 6,000
  • Attendance - 2,901
  • Total Gross - $25,178
  • Doors - n/a
  • Show Time - n/a
  • Tickets - n/a
  • Promoter - Sunshine Promotions.
  • Headliner - Ozzy Osbourne's Blizzard Of Ozz
  • Support Act - Def Leppard

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venue street view

A view looking towards the venue entrance with the name changed to Mesker Memorial Theatre.

A view inside the venue.

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