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Spring 2008 • Volume 14, Issue 2
Web Exclusives
Ice floor at Robertson | 1981 Bradley vs. Tulsa video | They played in Peoria | Read and share your Field House memories | The last Field House graduation | Slovenian students; Fulbright Scholars | The $100 laptop project | Overcoming an eating disorder | Students hear the naked truth | The NIU shooting tragedy hits home

 

They played in Peoria

Johnny Cash, The Guess Who, Jimmy Buffett, REO Speed Wagon, Howie Mandel, Goo Goo Dolls, Bill Cosby, Everclear, and the Black Eyed Peas. Robertson Memorial Field House has hosted many top performers in its 59-year history. Before virtually every city of size had an arena, it was a regular stop for big-name entertainers, and Bradley brought in some top acts.

10/30/71
Johnny Cash
10/27/72
The Carpenters
11/15/73
The Guess Who
02/09/74
Rare Earth
01/24/76
Kansas
02/11/76
Ted Nugent
05/05/76
Foghat
09/21/76
Charlie Daniels Band
03/12/77
Mac Davis and Dolly Parton
03/18/77
Jethro Tull
03/27/77
Boston
09/23/77
Harry Chapin
10/02/77
Foreigner
11/16/77
Steve Martin
03/23/78
Jimmy Buffet
04/07/78
REO Speedwagon
05/28/78
Foreigner and Cheap Trick
05/02/80
REO Speedwagon
11/14/81
Red Skelton
10/12/82
Beach Boys
05/08/82
Quarterflash
10/23/82
Phyllis Diller
10/13/83
The Tubes
10/22/83
Glen Miller Orchestra
04/28/84
Steve Landesburg and Doc Severinson
04/16/85
Krokus
10/31/90
The Smithereens
12/04/91
Howie Mandel
02/22/92
Paula Poundstone
02/20/93
Steven Wright
04/21/93
Chris Rock
05/01/93
The Freddy Jones Band
05/04/93
The Bodeans
10/16/93
Sandra Bernhard
02/18/94
Kevin Pollack
04/24/94
They Might Be Giants
11/16/94
Dennis Miller
04/22/95
Bill Bellamy
10/12/95
Matthew Sweet
02/10/96
Ellen Cleghorne
10/20/96
The Freddy Jones Band
01/03/96
De La Soul
02/08/97
Kevin Nealon
10/08/97
Carrot Top
04/24/98
Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers
11/06/98
Blues Traveler
04/10/99
Goo Goo Dolls
03/25/00
DL Hughley
04/30/00
Live
11/28/00
Wayne Brady
04/29/01
Vertical Horizon
10/20/01
Bill Cosby
03/10/02
Sugar Ray
11/10/02
Everclear
04/13/03
Ludacris
10/25/03
Darrell Hammond
11/07/04
Black Eyed Peas
10/22/05
Wanda Sykes
04/23/06
Dashboard Confessional
04/27/06
Emerson Drive
11/19/06
Common
04/15/07
Motion City Soundtrack
02/10/08
Jack’s Mannequin