Olympia Stadium

Address: 
5920 Grand River Avenue
City: 
Detroit
Region: 
Michigan
Country: 
USA
Postal Code: 
48208
Opened: 
1927
Closed: 
1979
Capacity: 
15,000

Concerts

Event Datesort descending Featured Artist(s) Additional Artists
Ted Lewis 01/23/1942 Ted Lewis
The Biggest Show of 1951 11/25/1951 Duke Ellington
Sarah Vaughan
Nat King Cole
The Biggest Show of '53 05/03/1953 Ella Fitzgerald
Woody Herman
Louis Jordan
Frankie Laine
Biggest Rhythm & Blues Show 07/21/1953 Ruth Brown
The Clovers
Wynonie Harris
Buddy Johnson
Ella Johnson
Lester Young
The Biggest Show of '53 10/24/1953 Nat King Cole
Illinois Jacquet
Ralph Marterie
Sarah Vaughan
Peg Leg Bates
Helene & Howard
George Kirby
Command Performance Concert 05/14/1955 Count Basie
Otis Williams & the Charms
Ella Fitzgerald
Lionel Hampton
Mahalia Jackson
The Penguins
Clara Ward
Dinah Washington
The Biggest Rock & Roll Show of '56 05/06/1956 LaVern Baker
The Colts
Bo Diddley
The Drifters
The Flamingos
Bill Haley & His Comets
Clyde McPhatter
The Platters
Red Prysock
The Teen Queens
The Teenagers
Big Joe Turner
The Biggest Rock & Roll Show of '56 10/20/1956 Chuck Berry
The Clovers
Bill Haley & His Comets
Buddy Johnson
Ella Johnson
Clyde McPhatter
The Platters
Shirley & Lee
The Teenagers
The Flairs
Shirley Gunter
Greatest Show of 1957 02/16/1957 LaVern Baker
Chuck Berry
Charles Brown
Bill Doggett
Fats Domino
The Five Keys
Clyde McPhatter
The Moonglows
Elvis Presley 03/31/1957 Elvis Presley
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 01/30/1960 Duke Ellington
The Biggest Show of Stars for 1960 01/31/1960 Frankie Avalon
Freddy Cannon
The Clovers
The Isley Brothers
Johnny & the Hurricanes
Clyde McPhatter
Cliff Richard
Bobby Rydell
Louis Armstrong 03/02/1960 Louis Armstrong
The Four Freshmen 03/09/1960 The Four Freshmen
The Biggest Show of Stars for 1960 09/21/1960 The Bobbettes
Chubby Checker
Sam Cooke
Bo Diddley
Dion & the Belmonts
Duane Eddy
The Olympics
Bobby Rydell
Paul Williams
Chubby Checker 04/29/1962 Chubby Checker
Gary U.S. Bonds
Bobby Gregg
The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra 07/10/1963 Tommy Dorsey
Frank Sinatra, Jr.
Country & Folk Music Festival 10/20/1963 Hank Williams, Jr.
The Johnny Cash Show 05/03/1964 Johnny Cash
The Rolling Stones 06/14/1964 The Rolling Stones
The Beatles (2:00 Show) 09/06/1964 The Beatles
The Bill Black Combo
Jackie DeShannon
The Exciters
The Righteous Brothers
The Beatles (6:00 Show) 09/06/1964 The Beatles
The Bill Black Combo
Jackie DeShannon
The Exciters
The Righteous Brothers
The Beach Boys 11/28/1964 The Beach Boys
Jay & the Americans
The Shangri-Las
Herman's Hermits 07/28/1966 Herman's Hermits
The Animals
The Tidal Waves
The Beatles 08/13/1966 The Beatles
The Cyrkle
Bobby Hebb
The Ronettes

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