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Fly By Night Tour Date Listing

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By-Tor X-1

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----------------Fly By Night Tour----------------

Dates: February 20, 1975 - September 26, 1975


Recording Key: Audio | Video
Other Performers Key: Headliner |
Support | Cobill

Date
Venue
Location
Other Performers
Notes
February 20, 1975Indiana Convention CenterIndianapolis, Indiana
  • Rod Stewart and the Faces
  • Montrose
February 21, 1975Finch Fieldhouse at Central Michigan UniversityMount Pleasant, Michigan
  • ZZ Top
February 24, 1975The BreweryLansing, Michigan
  • Brother Bait
February 25, 1975The BreweryLansing, Michigan
  • Brother Bait
Show added due to popular demand.
February 27, 1975Travis Street. Electric CompanyDallas, Texas
  • Baked Bears
February 28, 1975Sylvan Beach PavilionLa Porte, Texas
  • Steve Long Group
March 1, 1975Ritz Music HallCorpus Cristi, Texas
unknown
March 3, 1975Alex Cooley's Electric BallroomAtlanta, Georgia
  • The Dictators
March 4, 1975Alex Cooley's Electric BallroomAtlanta, Georgia
  • The Dictators
March 5, 1975Alex Cooley's Electric BallroomAtlanta, Georgia
  • Heavy Metal Kids
March 6, 1975Alex Cooley's Electric BallroomAtlanta, Georgia
  • Heavy Metal Kids
March 7, 1975Alex Cooley's Electric BallroomAtlanta, Georgia
  • Heavy Metal Kids
March 8, 1975Alex Cooley's Electric BallroomAtlanta, Georgia
  • Heavy Metal Kids
March 11, 1975Roxy TheaterNorthampton, Pennsylvania
  • Slim Pickens
Recorded and broadcast by WSAN AM.
Rescheduled from March 10 due to
Rush's tour van breaking down that day.
Support act Man originally scheduled,
seemingly replaced by local band
Slim Pickens due to rescheduling.
March 12, 1975The Stone BalloonNewark, Delaware
none
Likely rescheduled from March 11 due to
Rush's tour van breaking down on March 10.
March 13, 1975Kee To BalaBala, Ontario
unknown
March 14, 1975The Pavilion (The Pav)Orilla, Ontario
unknown
March 16, 1975Soldiers and Sailors Memorial ColiseumEvansville, Indiana
  • James Gang
Likely rescheduled from February 1.
March 18, 1975Morris Civic AuditoriumSouth Bend, Indiana
  • Aerosmith
  • Leo Sayer
March 19, 1975The RaftersBattle Creek, Michigan
none
March 20, 1975Hulman Civic University CenterTerre Haute, Indiana
  • Aerosmith
  • Styx
March 22, 1975Schmidt Memorial Field House at Xavier UniversityCincinnati, Ohio
  • Aerosmith
  • Styx
March 24, 1975Wendler Arena at Saginaw Civic CenterSaginaw, Michigan
  • Aerosmith
March 26, 1975Allen County War Memorial ColiseumFort Wayne, Indiana
  • Aerosmith
  • James Gang
March 27, 1975Kenosha Ice ArenaKenosha, Wisconsin
  • Kiss
Thin Lizzy scheduled to open,
but cancelled last minute.
March 28, 1975Aragon BallroomChicago, Illinois
  • Aerosmith
  • Pavlov's Dog
March 30, 1975Omni 41 Sports Center Ice RinkSchererville, Indiana
unknown
March 31, 1975Metro Ice ArenaLansing, Michigan
  • Aerosmith
  • Ted Nugent
April 1, 1975Alibi EastMount Pleasant, Michigan
  • Wedsel's Edsels
April 2, 1975Veterans Memorial AuditoriumColumbus, Ohio
  • Aerosmith
April 4, 1975New Century TheatreBuffalo, New York
  • Aerosmith
  • Les Variations
April 6, 1975Lisner Auditorium at George Washington UniversityWashington, DC
  • Kiss
  • Heavy Metal Kids
April 7, 1975Agora BallroomCleveland, Ohio
  • Sky King
Recorded and broadcast by WMMS FM.
April 8, 1975Akron Civic TheatreAkron, Ohio
  • Kiss
  • Heavy Metal Kids
April 9, 1975Erie County FieldhouseErie, Pennsylvania
  • Kiss
  • Vitale's Madmen
April 11, 1975Michigan PalaceDetroit, Michigan
  • Status Quo
April 12, 1975Union Auditorium, Illinois State UniversityNormal, Illinois
  • Kiss
April 13, 1975Aviation Field, Forest ParkSt. Louis, Missouri
  • The Charlie Daniels Band
  • Backdraft
KSHE Kite Fly Festival.
April 15, 1975Stanley TheatrePittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Kiss
  • Heavy Metal Kids
April 17, 1975Burlington Memorial AuditoriumBurlington, Iowa
  • Kiss
  • The Kids (formerly Heavy Metal Kids)
April 18, 1975Belleville Area College Student Activities BuildingBelleville, Illinois
  • Megan McDonough
  • Star (featuring J. Welch)
April 19, 1975William Fremd High School Main GymPalatine, Illinois
  • Kiss
April 21, 1975Memorial AuditoriumLouisville, Kentucky
  • Kiss
April 22, 1975Convention CenterIndianapolis, Indiana
  • Kiss
  • Status Quo
April 24, 1975Freedom Hall Civic CenterJohnson City, Tennessee
  • Kiss
  • The Kids
April 25, 1975Charlotte Park CenterCharlotte, North Carolina
  • Kiss
April 26, 1975Cumberland County Memorial ArenaFayetteville, North Carolina
  • Kiss
  • Atlanta Rhythm Section
April 27, 1975Richmond ArenaRichmond, Virginia
  • Kiss
  • Brian Auger's Oblivion Express
  • M-S Funk
May 2, 1975Hershey Hall Fieldhouse at the Tri-State University CampusAngola, Indiana
  • Kiss
May 3, 1975St. Peter Chanel High SchoolBedford, Ohio
  • Sweatleaf
May 6, 1975Riverside TheaterMilwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Kiss
May 8, 1975John F. Kennedy Sports Center GymnasiumRomeoville, Illinois
  • Kiss
May 9, 1975Ohio Northern UniversityAda, Ohio
  • Kiss
  • James Gang
Unconfirmed.
Rush may have cancelled due to Geddy's tonsillitis.
May 10, 1975State Farm Show ArenaHarrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • Aerosmith
Unconfirmed.
Rush may have cancelled due to Geddy's tonsillitis
May 16, 1975Capitol TheatrePortchester, New York
  • Blue Oyster Cult
May 17, 1975Cambria County War Memorial ArenaJohnstown, Pennsylvania
  • Kiss
May 18, 1975Western Illinois University Campus GroundsMacomb, Illinois
  • Mason Proffit
  • Windfall
  • Roger Cooper
  • The Wright Brothers
  • Overland Stage Company
Free outdoor concert "Hey Days Of May" celebration.
May 19, 1975St. Paul Civic Center TheaterSt. Paul, Minnesota
  • Kiss
Rush may have cancelled.
May 22, 1975Sherar Gymnasium at the Yakima Valley Community CollegeYakima, Washington
  • Kiss
May 23, 1975Medford ArmoryMedford, Oregon
  • Kiss
May 24, 1975Paramount Northwest TheatrePortland, Oregon
  • Kiss
May 25, 1975Paramount Northwest TheatreSeattle, Washington
  • Kiss
May 26, 1975Paramount Northwest TheatrePortland, Oregon
  • Kiss
May 27, 1975Spokane ColiseumSpokane, Washington
  • Kiss
May 29, 1975Sahara Hotel Space CenterLas Vegas, Nevada
  • Kiss
10:00 pm show.
May 30, 1975Sahara Hotel Space CenterLas Vegas, Nevada
  • Kiss
2:00 am show.
May 31, 1975Shrine AuditoriumLos Angeles, California
  • Nazareth
June 1, 1975The Winterland BallroomSan Francisco, California
  • Kiss
  • The Tubes
June 2, 1975The StarwoodWest Hollywood, California
  • Masters of the Airwaves
June 3, 1975The StarwoodWest Hollywood, California
  • Masters of the Airwaves
June 4, 1975The StarwoodWest Hollywood, California
  • Masters of the Airwaves
June 5, 1975The StarwoodWest Hollywood, California
  • Masters of the Airwaves
June 6, 1975Warnors TheatreFresno, California
  • Kiss
June 7, 1975Civic TheatreSan Diego, California
  • Kiss
Final date of the Kiss tour.
A whipped-cream-pie fight between
Kiss and Rush ensued on stage.
June 13, 1975Cleary AuditoriumWindsor, Ontario
  • Joe Mendelson
June 14, 1975Iroquois Park Sports Centre Arena 1Whitby, Ontario
  • Joe Mendelson
June 19, 1975Trianon BallroomRegina, Saskatchewan
  • Cambridge
Two shows performed.
June 20, 1975Fort William GardensThunder Bay, Ontario
  • Joe Mendelson
June 22, 1975Sault Memorial GardensSault Ste. Marie, Ontario
  • Joe Mendelson
  • Trione
Originally scheduled for June 21.
June 23, 1975Lakefield-Smith Community Centre ArenaLakefield, Ontario
  • Fludd
June 24, 1975Market Street ArenaDundas, Ontario
  • Max Webster
Originally scheduled for June 22.
June 25, 1975Massey HallToronto, Ontario
  • Max Webster
Rush's first headline concert at Massey Hall.
June 26, 1975Laurier Theatre Auditorium at the Sir Wilfrid Laurier UniversityWaterloo, Ontario
  • Joe Mendelson
June 27, 1975Centennial HallLondon, Ontario
  • Symphonic Slam
June 28, 1975Kee To BalaBala, Ontario
none
June 29, 1975Summer Garden Dance HallPort Dover, Ontario
  • Max Webster
  • Joe Mendelson
July 25, 1975Peterborough Memorial CentrePeterborough, Ontario
unknown
Unconfirmed.
August 2, 1975Belgian ClubDelhi, Ontario
unknown
Unconfirmed.
August 15, 1975Garden City ArenaSt. Catharines, Ontario
unknown
Unconfirmed.
August 16, 1975Talbot Gardens ArenaSimcoe, Ontario
unknown
Unconfirmed.
August 24, 1975Central Canada Exhibition Bandstand at Lansdowne ParkOttawa, Ontario
none
Two shows performed.
Part of the 1975 "Central Canada Exhibition",
an all day event for eleven days featuring various attractions.
August 27, 1975Place des NationsMontreal, Quebec
  • Nazareth
August 30, 1975Moncton ColiseumMoncton, New Brunswick
  • Nazareth
August 31, 1975Halifax ForumHalifax, Nova Scotia
  • Nazareth
September 17, 1975Winnipeg ArenaWinnipeg, Manitoba
  • Nazareth
Allegedly performed a 50 minute set with
"most material culled from Fly By Night".
Fly By Night was the encore.
September 19, 1975Saskatoon ArenaSaskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • Nazareth
Concert temporarily halted after a sparkler was
thrown and landed on Neil's kit during his drum solo.
September 20, 1975Kimsmen Field HouseEdmonton, Alberta
  • Nazareth
September 21, 1975Clearwater BeachCalgary, Alberta
  • Nazareth
September 26, 1975Pacific ColiseumVancouver, British Columbia
  • Nazareth
Rescheduled from September 23.
Caress Of Steel was likely released
two days prior on September 24.
 
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