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The legendary Grateful Dead performed at the WVU Coliseum
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a publicity photo of the members of Grand Funk Railroad

Grand Funk Railroad

September 19, 1970

Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks on stage at the Coliseum

Fleetwood Mac

November 21, 1975

Sammy Hagar and members of Boston performing at the Coliseum in 1979. From the Monticola.


January 26, 1979

Photos of Pat Benatar circa 1983

Pat Benatar

February 10, 1983

Black and white photo of the Grateful Dead performing at the Coliseum in 1983. Jerry Garcia and Bob Weir are both in the photo.

Grateful Dead

April 10, 1983

Photo of one of the members of Duran Duran on stage at the Coliseum

Duran Duran

February 29, 1984

Photos of REM from the 1989 tour


April 7, 1989

Gloria Estefan

Gloria Estefan

March 17, 1990

Photo of the band members of Poison circa 1991


March 2, 1991

Photo collage. Travis Tritt and Trisha Yearwood in the foreground. Little Texas in the background.

Travis Tritt & Trisha Yearwood

February 16, 1993

Photo of Vince Gill performing at the WVU Coliseum in 1995 with a publicity head shot of Gill in the foreground.

Vince Gill

March 24, 1995

Concert poster featuring a shirtless 50 Center and the text Get Rich or Die Tryin The Tour

50 Cent

April 8, 2003

Photo of John Mayer outlined in blue.

John Mayer

March 11, 2004

Maroon 5 publicity shot circa 2005

Maroon 5

March 31, 2005

Photo collage. Left to right: Sara Evans, Brad Paisley, Billy Currington all on stage at the Coliseum in 2006

Brad Paisley

February 11, 2006

Reba McEntire and Kelly Clarkson photos taken during the 2008 concert at the Coliseum.

Reba & Kelly Clarkson

January 19, 2008

Images from the 2011 Korn and Disturbed concert at the WVU Coliseum

Korn & Disturbed

January 26, 2011

From left to right: Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg in their 2011 performance at the WVU Coliseum.

Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa

February 25, 2011

Photo collage of Luke Bryan on stage at the Coliseum in 2013

Luke Bryan

March 24, 2013

The Avett Brothers on stage at the Coliseum in 2014

The Avett Brothers

February 27, 2014

Darius Rucker

Darius Rucker

April 10, 2014

Photo collage of Lil Wayne on the Coliseum stage in 2017. All photos are bathed in purple stage lighting.

Lil' Wayne

April 7, 2017

WVUp All Night wordmark on a gold background

April 9-10

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