Boston Concert History

Boston is a rock band that formed in 1974 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Centered on guitarist, songwriter, and producer Tom Scholz, a former product designer at Polaroid Corporation and an MIT engineering student, the band's best known works include the popular singles "More Than a Feeling", "Peace of Mind", "Foreplay/Long Time", "Don't Look Back", and "Amanda" among others. Their 1976 self-titled debut is the second biggest-selling debut album of all-time in the U.

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Oct 25, 2022
Boston Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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Sep 04, 2022
BOSTON
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Jul 30, 2017
Boston / Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

The BIG Concert

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Jiffy Lube Live Bristow, Virginia, United States
Jul 29, 2017
Boston / Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
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Lakeview Amphitheater Syracuse, New York, United States
Jul 28, 2017
Boston / Joan Jett & The Blackhearts

Hyper Space Tour

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Keybank Pavilion Burgettstown, Pennsylvania, United States
Jul 27, 2017
Boston / Joan Jett & The Blackhearts

WMGK Big Gig/Hypersace Tour

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BB&T Pavilion Camden, New Jersey, United States
Jul 25, 2017
Boston / Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

Hyper Space Tour

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The Pavilion at Montage Mountain Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States
Jul 23, 2017
Boston / Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
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Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater Wantagh, New York, United States
Jul 22, 2017
Boston / Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
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The Dome at Toyota Presents Oakdale Theatre Wallingford, Connecticut, United States
Jul 20, 2017
Boston / Joan Jett & The Blackhearts

Hyper Space

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Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
Jul 19, 2017
Boston

Hyper Space Tour

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Verizon Amphitheater Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
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Jul 16, 2017
Boston / Brownsville Station Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill Sterling Heights, Michigan, United States
Jul 13, 2017
Boston / Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
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TD Garden Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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Jul 11, 2017
Boston / Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
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Budweiser Stage, Ontario Place Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jul 09, 2017
Boston
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DTE Energy Music Theatre Clarkston, Michigan, United States
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Jul 08, 2017
Boston / Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
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Stuart & Mimi Rose Music Center at The Heights Huber Heights, Ohio, United States
Jul 07, 2017
Boston / Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
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Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - Chicago Tinley Park, Illinois, United States
Jul 05, 2017
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts / Boston

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Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - St. Louis Maryland Heights, Missouri, United States
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Jul 03, 2017
BOSTON / JOAN JETT Pine Knob Music Theatre Clarkston, Michigan, United States
Jul 02, 2017
Boston / Joan Jett and the Blackhearts,
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Klipsch Music Center Noblesville, Indiana, United States
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Joan Jett & The Blackhearts / Boston
Jul 5, 2017
 Maryland Heights, Missouri, United States
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Joan Jett & The Blackhearts / Boston
Jul 5, 2017
 Maryland Heights, Missouri, United States
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Todd Rundgren / Boston
Jun 17, 1979
 East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States
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Boston / Cheap Trick
Jul 29, 2014
 Inglewood, California, United States
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Boston Strong Concert
May 30, 2013
 Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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Black Sabbath / Boston
Nov 9, 1976
 Fresno, California, United States
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Sabbath Nov 1976, Black Sabbath / Boston on Nov 4, 1976 [721-small]

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Black Sabbath / Boston
Nov 4, 1976
 Bakersfield, California, United States
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Boston / Cheap Trick / Eddie Money on Sep 2, 1978 [063-small]

Boston / Cheap Trick / Eddie Money
Sep 2, 1978
 Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Boston / Farrenheit on Aug 19, 1987 [670-small]

Boston / Farrenheit
Aug 19, 1987
 Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
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Boston on Jun 15, 2014 [630-small]

Boston
Jun 15, 2014
 Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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Boston
Jun 15, 2014
 Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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Boston / The Road Apples on Feb 6, 1977 [663-small]

Boston / The Road Apples
Feb 6, 1977
 Passaic, New Jersey, United States
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Boston / Bighorn on May 9, 1979 [651-small]

Boston / Bighorn
May 9, 1979
 Missoula, Montana, United States
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Boston / Bighorn on May 9, 1979 [652-small]

Boston / Bighorn
May 9, 1979
 Missoula, Montana, United States
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Boston / Dennis DeYoung on Aug 6, 2016 [745-small]

Boston / Dennis DeYoung
Aug 6, 2016
 Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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Boston / Dennis DeYoung on Aug 6, 2016 [747-small]

Boston / Dennis DeYoung
Aug 6, 2016
 Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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Boston / Dennis DeYoung on Aug 6, 2016 [749-small]

Boston / Dennis DeYoung
Aug 6, 2016
 Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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Boston / Black Sabbath / Van Halen / Sammy Hagar / Richie Lecea on Sep 23, 1978 [974-small]

Boston / Black Sabbath / Van Halen / Sammy Hagar / Richie Lecea
Sep 23, 1978
 Anaheim, California, United States
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Archie Jan 11, 2022

It shows Boston played at Illinois State University Nov 18 in Aroura IL!
That is incorrect!!! They played at Illinois State University but that’s not Aroura! It’s Normal Illinois! I know because I was there and ISU IS NOT IN AROURA it’s in Normal IL. and StarCastle opened for them!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


Where was Boston from and when did the band start?

The band Boston is named after Boston, Massachusetts, the city where the band formed in 1975.

Who were the original 5 members of Boston?

Boston's original members were:

  • Multi-instrumentalist and sound engineer Tom Scholz
  • Guitarist Barry Godreau
  • Vocalist Brad Delp
  • Drummer Jim Masdea
  • Bassist Fran Sheehan

Where are the original members of Boston now?

While Boston is still performing and releasing music today, Tim Scholz is the only original member still in the band. In addition to his rock music career, he also runs his own company, Scholz Research &Development, Inc, where he designs and markets his musical inventions. He is married to Kim Hart and lives in Boston.

Barry Godreau continued his music career after leaving Boston in 1981. He’s released several solo albums, formed bands Orion The Hunter and RTZ, and was a member of the short-lived Ernie and the Automatics between 2009 and 2011. Today, he lives in Massachusetts with his wife, Connie.

Brad Delp left Boston in 1988, formed RTZ with Godreau in 1991, and rejoined Boston in 1994. He continued performing with the band until 2007 when he committed suicide in his home in Atkinson, New Hampshire.

Jim Masdea exited the group in 1976 and is still thriving in his music career. Today, he performs a combination of originals and a wide range of Boston classics.

Finally, Fran Sheehan exited the band in the early '80s after sustaining a hand injury from a biking accident. Today, he owns and operates a restaurant.

Which members of Boston went to MIT?

Tom Scholz graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a bachelor's in mechanical engineering in 1969 and a master's degree in 1970.

Where can you find Tom Scholz's "Rockman" amplifier?

Early in the '70s, Tom Scholz designed and built his masterpiece recording studio located in the basement of an apartment. He later founded his own company, Scholz Research & Development, Inc., where he continues designing amplifiers and other musical equipment. You can purchase Tom Scholz's "Rockman" amplifier at online stores like eBay and Amazon.

How much is Tom Scholz worth?

Today, Tom Scholz is worth around $120 million.

Which Boston band member died in 2007?

Brad Delp, the band's original lead singer, passed away on March 9, 2007 from suicide at his Atkinson, New Hampshire home. He was 55 years old when he died.

Which Boston band member died in 2017?

Sib Hashian, the band’s drummer drummer and keyboardist between 1976 and 1983, died in 2017 from a heart attack during a concert aboard the Indendence of the Seas cruise ship. He was 67 years old when he died.

When did Boston release the album Don't Look Back?

Boston released Don't Look Back, their second album, in 1978. It reached number four on the Billboard’s Hot 100 chart.

When did Boston release the song "More Than A Feeling"?

The song "More Than a Feeling" was written by Tom Scholz. It was released in September 1976 as Boston's first lead single. The song hit number five on the Billboard’s Hot 100 chart, was ranked the 39th best hard rock song of all time by VH1, and was listed as one of the 500 Songs That Have Shaped Rock and Roll according to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

How many concerts has Boston had?

Boston has had 1,000 concerts.

What genre is Boston?

Boston is most often considered to be Rock, United States, Hard Rock, Classic Rock, Blues Rock, Progressive Rock, Soft Rock, Country Rock, Album Oriented Rock (AOR), Mellow Gold, Art Rock, Glam Metal, Melodic, Uplifting, Anthemic, Happy, and Massachusetts.

When was the last Boston concert?

The last Boston concert was on September 04, 2022. The bands that performed were: BOSTON.

What setlist does Boston play live?

The songs that Boston performs live vary, but here's the latest setlist that we have from the September 04, 2022 concert:

  1. Back in the Saddle
  2. Same Old Song and Dance
  3. Rag Doll
  4. Mama Kin
  5. Remember (Walking in the Sand)
  6. Stop Messin' Around
  7. Hangman Jury
  8. Seasons of Wither
  9. Livin' on the Edge
  10. Full Circle
  11. Cryin'
  12. The Other Side
  13. I Don't Want to Miss a Thing
  14. Love in an Elevator
  15. Sweet Emotion
  16. Dude (Looks Like a Lady)
  17. Dream On
  18. Walk This Way
  19. Big Ten Inch Record

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