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Thursday, 28th August 2003
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  • Location / Wallingford, CT, USA
  • Venue / Main Auditorium @ careerbuilder.com Oakdale Theatre

The first show by the band in this town.

The first time at this venue.

The venue is located 1.7 miles to the South West of the city centre.

Wallingford is a town 14 miles North East of the cicty of New Haven and 26 miles South of the cicty of Hartford.

It was opened in June 1954 as Oakdale Musical Theatre.

From 1988 to 1996 it was known as Oakdale Theatre.

From 1996 to 2000 it was known as SNET Oakdale Theatre.

From 2000 to 2002 it was known as ctnow.com Oakdale Theatre.

From 2002 to 2005 it was known as careerbuilder.com Oakdale Theatre.

From 2005 to 2009 it was known as Chevrolet Theatre.

Since 2009 it has been called Toyota Oakdale Theatre.

It was renovated in 1961, 1972 and 1994-1996.

The show took place in the Main Auditorium.

'Action' replaced 'Rock! Rock!' in the setlist.

A rare cover of a classic Thin Lizzy song 'Don't Believe A Word' was played as part of the encore and was the only time the band performed the song which was later included on the 2006 'YEAH!' covers album.

A decent quality audience filmed video exists from this show taken from the venue screens.

show intro


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