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1982 Tour Dates

These dates from from two complete gig calendars, which were updated by MF on the road. Thanks to Dave Luepke for photographing the second calendar.

1982

January
Vacation at home in Ojai, CA & recording for Columbia

February
2/1 – 2/5 Tacoma, WA  Rehearsals
2/6 Vancouver, British Columba, Canada  Commodore Ballroom
2/7 Poulsbo, WA  North Kitsap High School

Blue Birdland
Give It One
Birdland
?
Take The A Train
You Can Have Me Anytime
Everybody Loves The Blues
?
I Can’t Get Started
MF Hit Medley
Gonna Fly Now

2/8 Milwaukee, OR  Clackamas High School
2/9 Off
2/10 Tumwater, WA  Tumwater High School
2/11 Tacoma, WA  Tacoma Community College
2/12 Moses Lake, WA  Moses Lake High School
2/13 Spokane, WA  North Central High School
2/14 Kalispell, MT  Outlaw Inn
2/15 Hamilton, MT  Hamilton High School
2/16 Off
2/17 Boise, ID  Boise State University
2/18 Salt Lake City, UT  Hotel Utah
2/19 Grand Junction, CO  Ramada Inn
2/20 Denver, CO  Rainbow Music Hall
2/21 Off
2/22 Off
2/23 Independence, MO  RSD Hall
2/24 Des Moines, IA  Roosevelt High School
2/25 Kirksville, MO  Northeastern Missouri State University
2/26 Joliet IL,  Rialto Square Theater

Set I
Blue Birdland
Birdland
Hollywood
You Can Have Me Anytime
Dayride
One O’clock Jump
Set II
Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough
Latino Lovewalk
I Can’t Get Started
Hit Medley
Rocky

2/27 Elhart, IN  Concord Performing Arts Center

Set I
Blue Birdland
Birdland
Hollywood
You Can Have Me Anytime
Dayride
Set II
Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough
Latino Lovewalk
I Can’t Get Started
MF Hit Medley: McPark, Chameleon, Maria, Gospel John, Hey Jude
Rocky

2/28 Summit, IL  Argo High School

March
3/1 Pepper Pike, OH  Orange High School
3/2 Latrobe, PA  Latrobe High School
3/3 Off
3/4 Elizabethtown, PA  Elizabethtown High School
3/5 Schenectady , NY  Schalmont High School
3/6 Boston, MA  Berklee School of Music
3/7 Nashua, NH  Elm Street Junior High School
3/8 Rocky Hill, CT  Rocky Hill High School
3/9 Off
3/10 Freehold, NJ  Freehold High School
3/11 Maple Shade, NJ  Maple Shade High School
3/12 Brookville, Long Island, NY  C.W. Post Theatre
3/13 Berkley Heights, NJ  Berkley High School
3/14 Demarest, NJ  Northern Valley High School
3/15 Trenton, NJ  Trenton State College
3/16 Off
3/17 Oneida, NY  Oneida High School
3/19 Buffalo, NY  Sweet Home Senior High School
3/20 Canton, OH  Palace Theatre
3/21 Grand Rapids, MI  Kentwood Auditorium
Per http://www.setlist.fm/setlist/maynard-ferguson/1982/kentwood-high-school-fine-arts-auditorium-kentwood-mi-7bdc9ab4.html
(Per website, Partial set list, taken from Grand Rapids Press review published March 22, 1982.)

Birdland
Hollywood
For Your Eyes Only
Dayride
Dont’t Stop Till You Get Enough
Portugese Love
Take the A Train
Medley
Rocky

3/22 Rolling Meadows, IL  Rolling Meadows High School
3/23 Brandenburg, KY  Mead County High School
3/24 Off
3/25 Hollywood album released, Springfield, Il  Sangamon State University
3/26 Columbus, MO  Stevens College
3/27 Paducah, KY  Lone Oak High School
3/28 Oak Ridge, TN
3/29 Off
3/30 Huntsville, SC  Huntsville High School
3/21 Savannah, GA  Armstrong State University

April
4/1 St. Augustine, FL  Jazz Festival
4/2 St. Augustine, FL  Jazz Festival
4/3 Miami, FL  Dade County Auditorium
4/4 -7 Off
4/8 West Palm Beach, FL  Hyatt Regency
4/9 Newport Richie, FL  Newport Richie High School
4/10 Orlando, FL  Sheraton Inn Towers
4/11 Off
4/12 Off
4/13 Mobile, AL  Sanger Theatre
4/14 Decatur, GA  Rumors
4/15 Columbus, GA  Columbus College
4/16 Meridian, MI  Temple Theatre
4/17 Shreveport, LA  Captain Shreve High School
4/18 Kenner, LA  Richie’s 3D Night Club
4/19 Off
4/20 Abbeville, LA  Abbeville High School
4/21 Off in Houston, TX
4/22 Houston, TX  Rockefellers  (Rusty’s recording lost in the mail–November 2014)
4/23 San Antonio, TX  Performing Arts Theatre
4/24 Azle, TX  Azle High School
4/25 Travel Day
4/26 Martin, TN  University of  Tennessee
4/27 Nashville, TN  Hotel
4/28 Johnson City, TN  Milligan College
4/29 Tazewell, VA  Tazewell High School
4/30 Off

May
5/1 Babylon, Long Island, NY  North Babylon High School
5/2 Auburn, NY  Cayuga Community College
5/3 Off
5/4 Annandale, NJ  North Hunterdon High School
5/5 Alexandria, VA  Mt. Vernon High School
5/6 Hampton, VA  Kecoughtan High School
5/7 Hot Springs, VA  Bath High School
5/8 – 9 Off
5/10 Clarksville, TN  Clarksville High School
5/11 Dyersburg, TN  Dyersburg Community College
5/12 -13 Memphis, TN  Mid South Fairgrounds
5/14 Travel Day
5/15 Dayton, OH  Dayton High School
5/16 Cleveland, OH
5/17 Rochester, NY  Lilac Festival
5/18 Gettysburg, PA  Gettysburg High School
5/19 Rockville, MD
5/20 Wilmington, DE
5/21 -22 NY, NY  The Bottom Line (Tour ends)
5/23 Fly Home
5/24 Dodger Promo (MF only)
5/25 Off
5/26 TV Turnabout
5/27 Playboy Festival promo (MF only)
5/28 – 31 Off

June
6/1 Los Angeles, CA  Mike Douglas
6/2 Off
6/3 Big Band Radio interview
6/4 Playboy promo
6/5 – 8 Off
6/9 Interviews
6/10 – 13 Off
6/14 Interviews
6/15 Band arrives Ojai, CA
6/16 – 17 Ojai, CA  Rehearsals at Ojai Arts Center
6/18 San Diego, CA  Humphrey’s (Tour begins)
6/19 Hollywood, CA  Playboy Jazz Festival, Hollywood Bowl (55 min set)

Laserdisc includes:
Hollywood
Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough  https://youtu.be/QZidl_pkU7E
Portugese Love  https://youtu.be/Qdj7X_TrLic

6/20 San Francisco, CA  Great American Music Hall
6/21 – 22 Rehearse in Ojai, CA
6/23 – 24 Storm recording sessions, Hollywood, CA (DiBlasio story 24)
6/25 Off
6/26 Fly to Chicago, bus to Indianapolis, IN
6/27 Indianapolis, IN  Sports Center, All-Star Music Festival

Opening for Ellington Band, rained out during medley:
Set included:
Blue Birdland
Birdland
Hollywood
Portugese Love
Hit Medley (partial)
MF plays a few double C’s, waves, and leaves the stage

6/28 -29 Milwaukee, WI  Summerfest
6/30 Travel to Montreal

July
7/1 Travel to Montreal
7/2 Montreal, Quebec, Canada  St. Denis Theatre, Montreal Jazz Festival

TV Broadcast includes:
Birdland
Hollywood
Take The A-Train
Sesame Street
Portugese Love
Hit Medley
As Time Goes By

7/3 Saratoga Springs, NY  Kool Jazz Festival
7/4 NY, NY  Avery Fisher Hall, Stan Kenton Tribute (MF only)
7/5 Cohasset, MA  South Shore Music Circus

Blue Birdland
Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough
Hollywood
Take The A Train
For Your Eyes Only
As Time Goes By
MF Hit Medley

7/6 Bristol, CT  Lake Compounce
7/7 Philadelphia, PA  Academy of Music
7/8 State College, PA  Gatsby’s
7/9 Buffalo, NY  Shea’s Theatre
7/10 Off
7/11 Youngstown, OH  Idora Park w/ Buddy Rich
7/12 Detroit, MI  Pontchartrain Hotel
7/13 Toronto, Ontario, Canada  Ontario Place
7/14 Flint, MI
7/15 Open
7/16 Cincinnati, OH  Kool Jazz Festival, Riverfront Stadium
7/17 Minneapolis, MN  Kook Jazz Festival
7/18 Chicago, IL  Warren Park
7/19 Skokie, Illinois  Niles East High School

Intro
Birdland
Hollywood
Take The a Train
For Your eyes only
Sesame Street
Portuguese Love
As Time Goes By
Blue Birdland
MacArthur Park/Chameleon/Maria/Hey Jude
Gonna Fly Now

7/20 Calumet City, IL  River Oaks Shopping Center
7/21 Oak Brook, IL  Oak Brook Mall7/22 Vernon Hills, IL  Hawthorne Shopping Center (Tour ends)
7/23 MF flies to Ojai, CA
7/24 – 9/20 Vacation

September
9/21 Ojai, CA  Libby Bowl (MF only)
9/22 Fly to Detroit, MI/Rehearsal
9/23 Rehearsal
9/24 Rehearsal
9/25 Warren, MI  Lincoln High School
9/26 Benton Harbor, MI  Lake Michigan College
9/27 Evansville, IN  Executive Inn
9/28 Belleville, IN  Belleville Township High School West
9/29 Overland Park, KS  Shawnee Mission High School
9/30 Pierce City, MO

October
10/1 Travel Day
10/2 Off
10/3 Kenner, LA  Richie’s 3-D Club
10/4 Yazoo City, MS  Yazoo City Senior High School
10/5 Fort Walton Beach, FL  Choctawhatchee High School
10/6 Travel Day
10/7 St. Petersburg, FL  Boca Ciega High School
10/8 Jacksonville, FL  Sheraton Hotel
10/9 Jacksonville, FL  Metro Park (filmed for PBS TV)

Tv Broadcast: Mayport and All that Jazz:
Take The A Train (opening credits)
Hollywood
MF Hit Medley
Rocky

10/10 Melbourne, FL  Mr. Tease
10/11 Leesburg, FL  Leesburg High School
10/12 Orlando, FL  Bob Carr Auditorium
10/13 Off
10/14 Decatur, GA  Shamrock High School
10/15 Off
10/16 Near St. Louis
10/17 Grinnell, IA  Grinnell High School
10/18 Evergreen Park, IL  Evergreen Shopping Center
10/19 Beloit, WI  Beloit High School
10/20 Oshkosh, WI  University of Wisconsin, Albee Hall
10/21 St. Cloud, MN  St. Cloud State University, Stewart Hall
10/22 Off
10/23 Madison, WI  Madison Area Tech College
10/24 Champagne, IL  Champagne Centennial High School

Birdland
Hollywood
Take the A Train
For Your Eyes Only
Sesame Street
Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough
Fireshaker
Coconut Champagne
As Time Goes By
MF Hit Medley
Rocky

10/25 Cleveland, OH  Rocky River High School
10/26 Glenville, WV  Glenville State College
10/27 Monroeville, PA  Holiday House
10/28 Off
10/29 Succasunna, NJ  Roxbury High School
10/30 Sewell, NJ  Gloucester Community College
10/31 York, PA  Strand Capitol Performing Arts Center

November
11/1 Newton, PA  Council Rock High School
11/2 – 3 Off
11/4 Fitchburg, PA  Fitchburg State College

Blue Birdland
Birdland
Hollywood
Take The A Train
For Your Eyes Only
Sesame Street
Portuguese Love
Coconut Champagne
Fireshaker
As Time Goes By
MF Hit Medley

11/5 Nashua, NH  Nashua High School
11/6 Storrs, CT  University of Connecticut
11/7 Reading, PA  Reading High School
11/8 NY, NY  The Bottom Line
11/9 Hartford, CT  University of Hartford
11/10 Off
11/11 Warwick, RI  Warwick Veterans Memorial High School w/ Buddy Rich
11/12 Waterville, ME  Colby College
11/13 Boston, MA  Berklee Performing Center (Stan Mark’s Last Night) -see video

Blue Birdland
Birdland
Hollywood
Take The A Train
For Your Eyes Only
Sesame Street
Portuguese Love
Fireshaker
As Time Goes By

11/14 Off
11/15 Hudson, NY  Hudson High School
11/16 Lockport, NY  Lockport Senior High School
11/17 Off
11/18 Ossining, NY
11/19 Parsippany, NJ  Hilton Hotel
11/20 Indianapolis, IN
11/21 Flint, MI  Northern Community High School
11/22 West Aurora HS, IL

Blue Birdland
Birdland
Hollywood
Take the ‘A’ Train
For Your Eyes Only
As Time Goes By
Hit Medley: MacArthur Park, Chameleon, Maria, Hey Jude
Rocky

11/25 Puerto Rico
11/26 Puerto Rico
11/27 Chicago, IL, Blackstone Hotel
11/28 Kenosha WI – University of Wisconsin Parkside

Set I
Blue Birdland
Birdland
Hollywood
Take The A Train
For Your Eyes Only
Introductions
The Twelve Days Of Christmas
Sesame Street
Set II
Fireshaker
As Time Goes By
Christmas For Moderns
Gonna Fly Now

11/29 Bloomington, MN  Carlton Dinner Theatre
11/30 Winona, WI  St. Mary’s College

December
12/1 North Branch, MN  North Branch High School (Tour ends)
12/5 MF flies home
12/31 Dearborn, MI  Hyatt

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