Cobo Arena

300 Civic Center Drive
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Event Datesort descending Featured Artist(s) Additional Artists
Jerry Lee Lewis 05/17/1961 Jerry Lee Lewis
Jerry Lee Lewis 05/18/1961 Jerry Lee Lewis
3rd Annual American Festival of Music 08/05/1961 Tony Bennett
Jack Brokensha
Dave Brubeck
Pete Fountain
The Four Freshmen
Buddy Montgomery
Monk Montgomery
Wes Montgomery
Julie London
Bobby Troup
3rd Annual American Festival of Music 08/06/1961 Cannonball Adderley
Count Basie
Jack Brokensha
Jonah Jones
Nina Simone
Lambert, Hendricks & Ross
The Biggest Show of Stars for '61 09/24/1961 Brook Benton
Gary U.S. Bonds
The Cleftones
The Drifters
Gene McDaniels
The Platters
Del Shannon
Phil Upchurch
Festival of Folk Music 10/21/1961 Odetta Theodore Bikel
The Clancy Brothers
Tommy Makem
The Weavers
The Kingston Trio 11/05/1961 The Kingston Trio
George Shearing
Ronnie Schell
Jazz Unlimited 11/12/1961 Count Basie
Ramsey Lewis
Carmen McRae
Oscar Peterson
Jimmy Smith
Mahalia Jackson 12/28/1961 Mahalia Jackson
New Year's Eve Ball 12/31/1961 Jackie Wilson
Stan Kenton 07/06/1962 Stan Kenton
Louis Armstrong & His All Stars 07/21/1962 Louis Armstrong
Jack Brokensha
Les Brown & His Band of Renown 08/11/1962 Les Brown
4th Annual American Festival of Music 08/25/1962 Jack Brokensha
Dave Brubeck
Pete Fountain
Jimmy Smith
4th Annual American Festival of Music 08/26/1962 Duke Ellington
Aretha Franklin
Gerry Mulligan
George Shearing
Joe Williams
Count Basie 05/19/1963 Count Basie Jamie Coe
5th Annual American Festival of Music 08/04/1963 June Christy
Al Hirt
Ahmad Jamal
Stan Kenton
Rock & Roll Jamboree 10/26/1963 Lloyd Price
The Four Seasons
The Impressions
The Four Freshmen 02/24/1964 The Four Freshmen
James Brown 04/25/1964 James Brown
Solomon Burke
Otis Redding
Dionne Warwick
Gino Washington
Dick Gregory 04/26/1964 Dorothy Ashby
Buffy Sainte-Marie
The Freedom Singers
Dick Gregory
Anchor Bay Tornado Benefit 06/26/1964 Eddie Fisher
Ben E. King
Martha & The Vandellas
Guy Mitchell
Shindig! 05/02/1965 Gerry & the Pacemakers
The Dixie Cups
Willie Nelson
Freedom Show '65 05/22/1965 Moms Mabley
Solomon Burke
Gladys Knight & the Pips
Little Milton
Arthur Prysock
Little Johnny Taylor
The Beach Boys 05/23/1965 The Beach Boys
Glen Campbell
Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs