roy orbison's Concert History

Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988), nicknamed "The Big O", was an influential American singer-songwriter and a pioneer of rock and roll, whose recording career spanned more than four decades. By the mid-1960s Orbison was internationally recognized for his ballads of lost love, rhythmically advanced melodies, three-octave vocal range, characteristic dark sunglasses, and sometimes distinctive usage of falsetto, typified in songs such as "Only the Lonely, "Oh, Pretty Woman", and "Crying".

Date   Concert   Venue   Location  
Aug 24, 1988 Roy Orbison / Carl Perkins   The Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts 1551 Trap Road, Vienna, Virginia
Jun 18, 1988 Chevy's Heartbeat Of America Tour
The Beach Boys / Roy Orbison
Great Woods Performing Arts Center Mansfield, MA
Jun 17, 1988 The Beach Boys / Roy Orbison / John Cafferty & the Beaver Brown Band   Great Woods Amphitheater Mansfield, MA
Jun 17, 1988 Chevy's Heartbeat Of America Tour  
The Beach Boys / Roy Orbison
Great Woods Performing Arts Center Mansfield, MA
Jun 11, 1988 The Beach Boys / roy orbison / John Cafferty / The Beaver Brown Band Blossom Music Center Akron, OH
Jun 10, 1988 The Beach Boys / roy orbison / John Cafferty / The Beaver Brown Band Blossom Music Center Akron, OH
Jun 29, 1987 Roy Orbison / Johnny Rivers   The Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts 1551 Trap Road, Vienna, Virginia
Aug 10, 1986 Roy Orbison
Roy Orbison
Expo Theatre Vancouver, BC
Jun 30, 1986 Roy Orbison Summerfest Milwaukee, WI
Sep 22, 1985 Farm Aid  
Alabama / Hoyt Axton / The Beach Boys / The Blasters / Bon Jovi / Jimmy Buffett / Glen Campbell / Johnny Cash / David Allan Coe / John Conlee / The Charlie Daniels Band / John Denver / Bob Dylan / John Fogerty / Foreigner / Vince Gill / Vern Gosdin / Arlo Guthrie / Sammy Hagar / Merle Haggard / Daryl Hall / Emmylou Harris / Don Henley / Waylon Jennings / Billy Joel / Randy Newman / George Jones / Ricki Lee Jones / B.B. King / Carole King / Kris Kristofferson / Huey Lewis / Lone Justice / Loretta Lynn / Roger Mcguinn / John Mellencamp / Roger Miller / Joni Mitchell / Nitty Gritty Dirt Band / Willie Nelson / Roy Orbison / Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers / Charlie Pride / Bonnie Raitt / Lou Reed / Kenny Rogers / Brian Setzer / Sissy Spacek / Tanya Tucker / Sammy Hagar and Eddie Van Halen / Neil Young / X
Memorial Stadium, University of Illinois Champaign, IL
Jul 20, 1985 Jerry Lee Lewis / roy orbison   Tower Theater Upper Darby, PA
Aug 26, 1983 roy orbison Rockford MetroCentre Rockford Illinois
Jul 17, 1982 Roy Orbison   San Diego Wild Animal Park Escondido, CA
Jun 20, 1982 Roy Orbison Kings Theatre Glasgow, United Kingdom
Aug 15, 1980 99.3 Roots Of Rock N Roll Series - Roy Orbison  
Roy Orbison
Pearl Street Northampton,MA
May 01, 1966 The Beatles / Small Faces / Spencer Davis Group / roy orbison / The Walker Brothers / The Yardbirds / Shadows / Cliff Richard And The Shadows / Herman's Hermits / Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich / Dusty Springfield With the Echoes / The Who /...   SSE Arena, Wembley London, UK
Jun 09, 1963 The Beatles / roy orbison   King George's Hall Blackburn, UK

Variations: roy orbison / Roy Orbison / Roy Orbison

Latest Setlist (06/17/1988):

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Concerts Per Year:
1988 6 concerts
1987 1 concert
1986 2 concerts
1985 2 concerts
1983 1 concert
1982 2 concerts
1980 1 concert
1966 1 concert
1963 1 concert
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Dean Edward Nov 18, 2020

I saw Roy perform in summer of 1983 at The Big Valley Jambouree in Craven, Saskatchewan, Canada. Brenda Lee was his back-up he was the headliner. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/s...