IMA Auditorium

Address: 
815 E. Second Avenue
City: 
Flint
Region: 
Michigan
Country: 
USA
Postal Code: 
48503
Opened: 
1929
Closed: 
1985
Razed: 
1997
Capacity: 
6,800
Photo Credit: 
By unknown (King Cigar Co.) - Postcard, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=71693986

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The six-story Industrial Mutual Auditorium was built in 1929 with money donated from factory workers’ paychecks and was converted into Auto World in the 1980's. The failed theme park was demolished on 23 Feb 1997 to make way for the expansion of the University of Michigan-Flint campus.

Concerts

Eventsort descending Date Featured Artist(s) Additional Artists
Aerosmith 11/21/1974 Aerosmith
Salem Witchcraft
Alan Freed's Big Beat Show 04/13/1958 Chuck Berry
Jo Ann Campbell
The Chantels
The Crickets
Danny & the Juniors
The Diamonds (Doo Wop)
Billy Ford
Screamin' Jay Hawkins
Jerry Lee Lewis
Frankie Lymon
Ed Townsend
Larry Williams
Albert King 10/14/1973 Albert King
Little Johnny Taylor
Alice Cooper 03/28/1975 Alice Cooper
Alvin Lee 01/27/1975 Alvin Lee
Buddy Miles
Alvin Lee & Ten Years Later 05/15/1979 Alvin Lee
Jay Ferguson
Bachman-Turner Overdrive 10/15/1974 Bachman-Turner Overdrive
Bachman-Turner Overdrive 05/02/1978 Bachman-Turner Overdrive
Alvin Lee
Bachman-Turner Overdrive 04/11/1974 Bachman-Turner Overdrive
Spirit
Les Verations
Barry White 11/16/1974 Barry White
Benny Carter 01/06/1945 Benny Carter
Benny Carter 11/27/1944 Benny Carter
Biggest Rhythm & Blues Show 07/22/1953 Ruth Brown
Wynonie Harris
Buddy Johnson
Lester Young
Bill Bardo Orchestra 11/25/1944 Bill Bardo Orchestra
Billy Eckstine / George Shearing / Count Basie 10/30/1952 Billy Eckstine
George Shearing
Count Basie
Blue Öyster Cult 10/13/1977 Blue Öyster Cult
The Dictators
Blue Öyster Cult 09/11/1978 Blue Öyster Cult
Thin Lizzy
Blue Öyster Cult 09/06/1974 Blue Öyster Cult
Mahogany Rush
Bobby Womack 08/27/1972 Bobby Womack
Cheech & Chong 10/19/1972 Cheech & Chong
The Persuasions
Cheech & Chong 02/08/1979 Cheech & Chong
Christmas Carnival 12/26/1965 Bill Doggett
Lloyd Price
Edwin Starr
Cootie Williams 10/05/1946 Cootie Williams
Count Basie 04/07/1945 Count Basie
Count Basie 10/16/1948 Count Basie

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