Olympia Stadium

5920 Grand River Avenue
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Event Datesort descending Featured Artist(s) Additional Artists
Ted Lewis Orchestra 01/23/1942 Ted Lewis
7th Annual American Music Festival 07/16/1946 W. C. Handy
Frankie "Sugar Chile" Robinson
Sammy Kaye Orchestra / Milton Berle 05/02/1948 Sammy Kaye
Tex Beneke / Jimmy Dorsey 11/13/1948 Tex Beneke
Jimmy Dorsey
Lionel Hampton Orchestra 12/31/1948 Lionel Hampton
Milt Buckner
Eddie Fowlkes
Wes Montgomery
Bobby Plater
Benny Powell
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 DiMucci
Duane Eddy
The Olympics
Bobby Rydell
Paul Williams
Chubby Checker 04/29/1962 Chubby Checker
Gary U.S. Bonds
Bobby Gregg
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