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Celebrating 50 Years of Coliseum Concerts

We've hosted 150+ concerts in Coliseum since the inaugural Grand Funk Railroad event in 1970.

Take a look back
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.

Boston

January 26, 1979

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

Photos of REM from the 1989 tour

R.E.M.

April 7, 1989

Black and white photo collage with Little Texas, Tim McGraw and Blackhawk circa 1995

Tim McGraw & Little Texas

April 28, 1995

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

50 Cent

April 8, 2003

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

Collage of photos from 2009 concert. Alan Jackson on the left and Jake Owen on the right.

Alan Jackson

April 25, 2009

Photo collage showing three closeup pictures of Drake singing during his 2010 concert

Drake

April 16, 2010

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

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

From Basketball Arena to Concert Venue

Watch the transformation