Time Line

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1976

10/17/76 – Lawrence Welk
10/22/76 – Conway Twitty
10/28/76 – Neil Sedaka
10/29/76 – Globetrotters
11/5/76 – Jerry Lee Lewis
11/19/76 – Doobie Brothers / Charlie Daniels
12/4/76 – The World Famous Lipizzaner Stallions

1977

1/1/77 – Blue Oyster Cult / Uriah Heep / Head East
1/6-9/1977 – Ice Capades
1/14/77 - Charlie Daniels
1/28/77 - Freddie Fender
1/30/77 - Marshall Tucker
2/18/77 - Black Sabbath
3/5/77 – Kiss
3/12/77 - Bread & Jelly
3/26/77 - Electric Light Orchestra
4/3/77 – Bob Seger
4/6/77 – Parliament / Funkadalics
4/16-17/1977 – Shrine Circus
4/29/77 - Barbara Mandrell
4/29/77 - Statler Brothers
5/6/77 – Tom Jones
5/20/77 - Lynyrd Skynyrd
5/28/77 – Ted Nugent / Nazareth
6/18/77 - The Osmonds
7/16/77 - Fleetwood Mac
7/30/77 - Frankie Vallie & Four Seasons
8/17/77 - Willie Nelson / Waylon Jennings / Emmy Lou / Leon Russell
8/31/77 - Linda Ronstadt
9/17/77 - Isley Brothers / Grahm Central Station
9/28/77 - Aerosmith
9/30/77 - Charlie Pride
10/1/77 - Commodores / Emotions / L.T.D.
10/15/77 – Roy Clark
10/22/77 – Conway Twitty
10/29/77 – Rod Stewart
11/3/77 - Waylon Jennings
11/5/77 - Frankie Lain
11/6/77 - Crosby, Still & Nash
11/13/77 – Globetrotters
11/24/77 – Jethro Tull
12/18/77 – Boz Scaggs
12/31/77 – Earth Wind & Fire

1978

1/5-8/1978 – Ice Capades
1/18/78 - Kiss
2/1/78 – Sha Na Na
2/10-12/1978 – Longhorn Rodeo
2/28/78 - Englebert Humperdink
3/1/78 – Willie Nelson / Waylon Jennings / Emmy Lou / Leon Russell
3/3/78 – Emerson Lake & Palmer
3/10/78 - Foghat / Head East
3/17/78 - Ronnie Milsap
3/31/78 - Jackson Brown
4/2/78 – Blue Oyster Cult
4/8/78 – Shaun Cassidy / Angel
4/15-16/1978 – Shrine Circus
4/21/78 - Grateful Dead
4/29/78 - Bob Seger
5/5/78 – Nitty Gritty Dirt Band / Michael Murphy
5/29/78 - Jefferson Starship / Pablo Cruse
6/6-7/1978 – Ringling Brothers Circus
6/25/78 - Alice Cooper / AC/DC
6/29/78 - Rolling Stones / Eddie Money
7/9/78 – Electric Light Orchestra
7/14/78 - Foreigner / Rush
8/17/78 - Boston
8/21/78 - Mel Tillis
8/25/78 - Fleetwood Mac
9/3/78 – Commodores / Emotions / L.T.D.
9/8/78 - Steve Martin
9/29/78 - Heart
10/6/78 - Doobie Brothers / UFO
10/27/78 – The World Famous Lipizzaner Stallions
11/3/78 - Kenny Rogers
11/11/78 – Moody Blues
11/12/78 – Globetrotters
11/25/78 – Bob Seger
12/3/78 - Barbara Mandrell
12/3/78 - Statler Brothers
12/10/78 -Ted Nugent / Starz

1979

1/1/79 – R.E.O. Speedwagon / Molly Hatchet / Ambrosia
2/16-18/1979 – Longhorn Rodeo
2/25/79 - Styx / The Babies
2/28/79 - Sha Na Na
3/3/79 – Bill Gaither Trio
4/10/79 - Jimmy Buffet & Amazing Rhythm Aces.
4/21-22/1979 – Shrine Circus
4/28/79 - Beach Boys
4/29/79 – Derby Classic Basketball
5/4/79 – Tom Jones / Freddie Roman
5/13/79 - Willie Nelson / Waylon Jennings / Emmy Lou / Leon Russell
6/8-9/1979 – Ringling Brothers Circus
6/19/79 - Allman Brothers / Bob Welch
6/22/79 – UK Pan Am vs. UK All Stars
6/23/79 - Yes
6/30/79 - Outlaws / Louisiana Leroux
7/11/79 - Cars / Climax Blues Band
7/16/79 - Kiss / New England
8/14/79 – Kansas / Mahagony Rush
8/26/79 - Charlie Daniels / Henry Paul Band
9/5/79 – Rush / Blackfoot
9/24/79 - Doobie Brothers/UFO
10/2/79 - Steve Martin
10/5/79 - Kenny Rogers
10/11/79 – Bugs Bunny Follies
10/14/79 – Bugs Bunny Follies
10/17/79 – Eagles
11/1/79 - B.B. King / Bobby Blue Band
11/9/79 - Foreigner / Gamma
11/28/79 – ZZ Top / Point Blank
11/30/79 – Globetrotters
12/2/79 - Barbara Mandrell
12/2/79 - Statler Brothers
12/16/79 – Blue Oyster Cult / Head East
12/26-30/1979 – Ice Capades

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1980

1/1/80 – Fatback
1/3/80 – Kenny Loggins
1/13/80 – Kenny Loggins / Steve Forbert
1/5/80 – R.E.O. Speedwagon / Rockets
1/18/80 - Waylon Jennings
2/3/80 – Conway Twitty
2/8-10/1980 - Longhorn Rodeo
2/16/80 - Boston Pops
2/21/80 - Molly Hatchet / Blackfoot / .38 Special
3/11/80 - Jimmy Buffet & Amazing Rhythm Aces.
3/22/80 - Bill Gaither Trio
3/31/80 - Linda Ronstadt
4/4/80 – Ronnie Milsap
4/12/80 - Willie Nelson / Waylon Jennings / Emmy Lou / Leon Russell
4/17/80 - Cheaptrick
4/19-20/1980 – Shrine Circus
4/24/80 - Johnny Paycheck / John Conlee
4/27/80 – Derby Classic Basketball
5/6/80 – Heart
5/15/80 - Nazareth / Blackfoot
5/16/80 – Professional Boxing
6/10-11/1980 – Ringling Brothers Circus
7/11/80 - The Who
7/12/80 - Billy Joel
7/23/80 - Foghat / Pat Travers
8/19/80 - AC/DC / Humble Pie / Nantucket
9/12/80 - Jackson Brown
9/23/80 - Black Sabbath / Riot
9/26/80 - Elton John / Judie Tzuke
10/2/80 – Professional Boxing
10/3-4/1980 – Tuf Man Competition
10/5/80 - Pro Bball (Bucks vs. 76ers)
10/14/80 – Bob Seger
10/21/80 – Barry Manilow
10/22/80 – Van Halen
11/15/80 – Commodores / Emotions / L.T.D.
11/20/80 – Canton Acrobats
11/25/80 – Professional Boxing
12/14/80 – Molly Hatchet / Henry Paul Band
12/26-29/1980 – Ice Capades

1981

1/4/81 – Charlie Daniels
2/1/81 – Conway Twitty
2/6-8/1981 – Longhorn Rodeo
3/4/81 – Bruce Springsteen
3/17/81 - Harlem Globetrotters
3/28/81 - R.E.O. Speedwagon / 707
4/10/81 - Styx
4/11-12/1981 – Shrine Circus
4/25-26/1981 – Hot Rod Pull
5/1/81 – Kenny Rogers
7/31/81 - B.J. Thomas
8/28/81 - Christopher Cross
9/16/81 – Professional Boxing
9/19/81 - Foreigner / Rush
10/3/81 - Journey / Point Blank / Billy Squier / Greg Kihn
10/14/81 – Dan Fogleberg
10/19/81 – Electric Light Orchestra
11/1/81 - Beach Boys
11/3/81 - Micky Gilley
11/29/81 – Moody Blues
11/30/81 – AC/DC
12/11/81 – Rolling Stones

1982

1/22/82 - Rod Stewart
1/26/82 - ZZ Top
1/27/82 – U.S. Pro Gymnastics
1/29/82 – Conway Twitty
2/7/82 – Oak Ridge Boys
2/13/82 - Ozzy Osbourne
2/19-21/1982 – Longhorn Rodeo
2/27/82 - Triumph
3/2/82 – Harlem Globetrotters
3/19/82 - Alabama
3/20/82 - Bluegrass Music Festival
4/4/82 – Police / Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
4/15-17/1982 – Shrine Circus
4/18/82 - Charlie Daniels
4/30/82 - Kenny Rogers
5/3/82 – Festival of Faith
5/15/82 - Neil Diamond
6/2/82 – Professional Boxing
6/11/82 – Professional Boxing
6/18-20/1982 – Ringling Brothers Circus
6/30/82 - Cheaptrick / Michael Stanley Band
8/27/82 – Professional Boxing
8/29/82 - Rick Springfield
9/9/82 – Fleetwood Mac / Men at Work
9/18/82 - Olivia Newton John
10/6/82 – Professional Boxing
10/16/82 – Micky Gilley
10/30/82 – Rush / Rory Gallagher
11/2/82 - Crosby, Still & Nash
11/17-20/1982 – Sesame Street Live
11/29/82 – The Who / The Rockets
12/3/82 - The World Famous Lipizzaner Stallions
12/30-1/3/1982 – Ice Capades

1983

1/1/83 – Conway Twitty
1/6/83 – Kiss
1/13/83 - Imperials
1/22/83 - Alabama
1/29/83 - R.E.O. Speedwagon
2/9/83 – Pat Benatar
2/11-13/1983 – Longhorn Rodeo
2/18/83 - Aerosmith
2/20/83 - Hall & Oats
2/24/83 - Diana Ross
3/12/83 - Globetrotters
3/21/83 - Willie Nelson
3/29-4/3/1983 – Ice Capades
4/6/83 – Billy Squire
4/16-17/1983 – Shrine Circus
5/15/83 – John Cougar Mellencamp
5/30/83 - Journey
6/25/83 – Kentucky/Indiana Allstars
7/21/83 - Hank Williams Jr.
8/18/83 - Dallas Holm & Praise
8/19/83 - Barbara Mandrell
9/8/83 – ZZ Top / Quiet Riot
9/30/83 - Oak Ridge Boys
10/15/83 – Pro Bball (Phoenix vs. Chicago)
10/28/83 – Loverboy / Joan Jett
11/2/83 - Kenny Rogers
11/4/83 - Bill Gaither Trio
11/6/83 - Police / The Fixx
11/10/83 – Professional Boxing
11/12/83 – AC/DC
11/14-15/1983 – Tractor/Truck Pull
11/16-20/1983 – Sesame Street Live

1984

1/14/84 - Alabama
1/24/84 - Lionel Richie
1/31/84 - Genesis
2/3-5/1984 – Tractor / Truck Pull
2/8/84 – Ozzy Osbourne / Motley Crue
2/10/84 - Billy Joel
2/14/84 - Billy Idol
2/17-19/1984 – Longhorn Rodeo
3/4/84 – Willie Nelson
3/18/84 - Temptations & 4 Tops
3/20/84 - Globetrotters
3/22-24/1984 – NCAA Basketball (Mid East Regionals)
4/4-8/1984 – Ice Capades
4/13/84 - Merle Haggard
4/25/84 - Yes
4/28/84 – Shrine Circus
6/16/84 – Kentucky/Indiana Allstars
7/14/84 - Huey Lewis & The News
8/25/84 - Hank Williams Jr.
9/4/84 – Billy Squier
9/15/84 - Mud Pull
9/22/84 - Waylon Jennings
9/29/84 - Amy Grant
10/6/84 - George Jones
10/14/84 – Statler Brothers
10/21/84 – Rush / Pat Travers
10/23/84 – Wayne Newton
11/2/84 - Kenny Rogers
11/9-10/1984 – Tractor / Truck Pull
11/11/84 – Hall & Oats
12/11/84 – Bruce Springsteen
12/15/84 – Prince / Sheila E

1985

1/4/85 – Triumph
1/12/85 - Imperials
1/15/85 - Aerosmith
1/21/85 - R.E.O. Speedwagon
2/14/85 - Alabama
2/16-17/1985 – Tractor / Truck Pull
2/22/85 - Chicago
2/23/85 - Conway Twitty
3/1-3/1985 – Longhorn Rodeo
3/14-17/1985 – Muppet Show
3/24/85 - Sammy Hagar
3/30-4/1/1985 – NCAA Basketball (Final Four)
4/5/85 – Oak Ridge Boys
4/10-14/1985 – Ice Capades
4/15/85 – Professional Boxing
4/20-21/1985 – Shrine Circus
4/27/85 - Marlboro Country Music
6/15/85 – Kentucky/Indiana Allstars
6/19/85 - Phil Collins
6/29/85 - Mud Pull
7/4/85 – K-93 Fun Fest
9/6/85 – Tina Turner
9/13-14/1985 – Mud Pull
9/26-29/1985 – Longhorn Rodeo
10/17/85 – Amy Grant
10/26/85 – Bill Gaither Trio
11/1-2/1985 – Tractor / Truck Pull
11/4/85 - Maze & Natalie Cole
11/6/85 - Ratt / Bon Jovi
11/7/85 - Kenny Rogers

1986

1/24/86 - Conway Twitty
2/2/86 – Hank Williams Jr.
2/7-9/1986 – Longhorn Rodeo
2/21-22/1986 – Tractor / Truck Pull
3/2/86 – Diana Ross
3/11/86 - Heart
3/12/86 – John Cougar Mellencamp
3/13-16/1986 – Sesame Street Live
3/23/86 - Alabama
3/24/86 - ZZ Top
3/30/86 - Emerson, Lake & Powell
4/7/86 – Wrestlemania II
4/12/86 – Shrine Circus
4/18/86 - George Jones
4/22/86 - Stevie Nicks
6/10-11/1986 – Ringling Brothers Circus
8/22/86 - Julio Iglesias
9/9/86 – Professional Boxing
9/13/86 - Stevie Wonder
9/17/86 - Bob Seger
9/26-27/1986 – Mud Pull
10/17/86 – Anne Murray
10/25/86 – Bill Gaither Trio
11/4/86 - WWF Wrestling
11/8/86 - Chicago
11/13-16/1986 – Sesame Street Live
11/21-22/1986 – Tractor / Truck Pull
12/5/86 - George Strait

1987

1/30/87 - Conway Twitty
2/1/87 – Genesis
2/13/87 - Merle Haggard
2/23/87 - Huey Lewis & The News
3/6-8/1987 – Longhorn Rodeo
3/9/87 – WWF Wrestling
3/10-11/1987 – Masters of the Universe
3/13-14/1987 – Tractor / Truck Pull
3/20/87 - Hank Williams Jr.
3/21/87 - Bon Jovi / Cinderella
3/25-28/1987 – Sweet 16
3/29/87 - George Jones
4/6/87 – Professional Boxing
4/11/87 - Sandi Patti
4/20/87 – Professional Boxing
5/3/87 – Shrine Circus
5/19/87 - WWF Wrestling
6/22/87 - WWF Wrestling
9/12/87 - Whitney Houston / Jonathan Butler / Kenny G
9/14/87 - David Bowie / Duran Duran 
9/17/87 - WWF Wrestling
9/27/87 - Boston
10/10/87 – Alabama
10/23/87 – U2
10/31/87 – Def Leppard
11/2/87 - Statler Brothers
11/7-8/1987 - Pink Floyd
11/12-15/1987 – Sesame Street Live
11/21-22/1987 – Tractor / Truck Pull

1988

1/23/88 - WWF Wrestling
2/5-6/1988 - Tractor / Truck Pull
2/14/88 - Hank Williams Jr.
3/11/88 - John Cougar Mellencamp
3/26/88 - Bruce Springsteen
4/6-10/1988 - Ice Capades
4/22/88 - Reba McEntire
5/1/88 - Shrine Circus
5/21/88 - Lynyrd Skynyrd
5/24-25/1988 - Ringling Brothers Circus
7/29/88 - David Lee Roth / Poison 
8/27/88 - INXS / Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers
9/2/88 - George Jones
9/11/88 - George Michael
9/24/88 - WWF Wrestling
9/30/88 - Van Halen
10/14/88 - Amy Grant
10/20/88 - Rod Stewart
10/21/88 - Alabama
10/22/88 - AC/DC / Cinderella
11/18/88 - George Strait
11/10-13/1988 - Sesame Street Live
11/25-26/1988 - Mud Pull 

1989

1/24/89 - Poison
1/27-28/1989 – Tractor / Truck Pull
2/4/89 – Hank Williams Jr.
2/19/89 – “The Challenge” Christian Youth Rally
2/25/89 - WWF Wrestling
2/26/89 - Bon Jovi
3/3-5/1989 – Ringling Brothers Circus
3/9/89 – Sandi Patti
4/1/89 – Conway Twitty / George Jones / Merle Haggard
4/9/89 – Globetrotters
4/22/89 - Randy Travis / K.T. Oslin
5/20/89 - Cinderella
6/3/89 – WWF Wrestling
9/3/89 – Don Henley
9/22/89 - WWF Wrestling
10/10/89 – Beach Boys
10/24/89 – NBA Preseason: Minnesota vs Charlotte
11/5/89 - REM / Pylon
11/9-12/1989 – Sesame Street Live
11/25/89 – Tractor / Truck Pull
12/12/89 – Community Christmas Sing

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1990

1/13/90 - New Kids on the Block
1/19/90 - WWF Wrestling
1/30-2/7/1990 – Disney On Ice
2/9-10/1990 - Tractor / Truck Pull
2/16/90 - Billy Joel
2/21/90 - Whitesnake
3/17/90 - Hank Williams Jr.
3/18/90 - Motley Crue
3/30/90 – Ringling Brothers Circus
4/01/90 – Ringling Brothers Circus
4/9/90 – Paul McCartney
4/21/90 - Randy Travis
5/1/90 – Shrine Circus
5/3/90 – Aerosmith
5/14/90 - WWF Wrestling
5/18/90 - Alabama
7/12/90 - Cher
7/13/90 - Milli Vanilli
10/13/90 – Poison
10/18/90 – Carmen Ministries
10/24/90 – Jay Leno
10/31/90 – Slaughter / Winger
11/8-11/1990 – Sesame Street Live
11/14/90 – Heart / Cheap Trick
11/20/90 – AC/DC
11/30/90 – Conway Twitty / George Jones / Merle Haggard
12/11/90 – Community Christmas Sing
12/28/90 – Professional Boxing (Live with Van Horn)

1991

1/25-26/1991 – Tractor / Truck Pull
2/1/91 – Bad Company / Damn Yankees
2/17/91 - Statler Brothers
2/22/91 - The World Famous Lipizzaner Stallions
3/1/91 – ZZ Top
3/3/91 – INXS
3/13-16/1991 – Sweet 16
3/22-24/1991 – Ringling Brothers Circus
4/5-6/1991 – Mud Pull
4/16-17/1991 – Cats
4/20/91 - Whitney Houston
5/7/91 – Ninja Turtles
5/10/91 – Reba McEntire
6/15/91 – Hank Williams Jr.
6/29/91 - Guns ’N Roses
7/20/91 - WWF Wrestling
9/10/91 - Michael Bolton
10/12/91 – Kentucky Headhunters
10/15/91 – NBA Preseason: Bulls vs Supersonics
10/20/91 – Amy Grant
11/1/91 - Randy Travis / Alan Jackson
11/6/91 - Rod Stewart
11/7-10/1991 – Sesame Street Live
11/15/91 – Queensryche / Warrior Soul
11/23/91 – Judds / Garth Brooks / Billy Dean
11/29/91 – WWF Wrestling
12/17/91 – Community Christmas Sing

1992

2/5/92 – All Class “A” Basketball Tournament
2/7-8/1992 – Tractor / Truck Pull
2/29/92 - WWF Wrestling
3/6/92 – OVC Tourney
3/7/92 – OVC Tourney
3/8/92 – OVC Tourney
3/20-22/1992 – Ringling Brothers Circus
3/24/92 - American Gladiators
3/27/92 - NCAA Basketball (Southeast Regionals)
3/29/92 - NCAA Basketball (Southeast Regionals)
4/7/92 – UK Awards Ceremony
5/19/92 - WWF Wrestling
5/22/92 - Travis Tritt
7/24/92 - Billy Ray Cyrus
7/25/92 - Carmen Ministries
9/25/92 - Tesla / Firehouse
10/20/92 – Kiss
10/29-11/1/1992 - Disney On Ice
11/7/92 - WWF Wrestling
11/20/92 – David Copperfield
11/22/92 – Vince Gill
12/15/92 – Community Christmas Sing
12/17/92 – Bruce Springsteen

1993

1/15-16/1993 – Tractor / Truck Pull
1/28/93 – George Jones
2/4/93 – All Class “A” Basketball Tournament
2/5/93 – Metallica
2/26/93 – Conway Twitty / Collin Raye / Vern Gosdin
3/4/93 – OVC Tourney
3/5/93 – OVC Tourney
3/6/93 – OVC Tourney
3/11-14/93 – SEC Tournament
3/17-20/1993 – Sweet 16
3/23/93 – Def Leppard / Ugly Kid Joe / Thunder / Terrorvision / Svengali / BB Steal
4/3/93 – Alan Jackson
4/30/93 – Elton John
5/14/93 – Clint Black
5/21-23/1993 – Ringling Bros. Circus
5/26/93 - Lynyrd Skynyrd
6/26/93 - Billy Ray Cyrus
6/29/93 - R.E.O. Speedwagon
7/30-31/1993 – Motor Coach Travelers
10/28/93 – Rod Stewart
10/30/93 – The World Famous Lipizzaner Stallions
11/5/93 - Garth Brooks / Stephanie Davis
11/6/93 - Garth Brooks / Stephanie Davis
11/11-14/1993 – Sesame Street Live
11/21/93 – Travis Tritt

1994

1/8/94 – Globetrotters
2/4-5/1994 – Tractor / Truck Pull
2/12/94 - Red Man Country Concert
2/26/94 - Aerosmith
3/11/94 – World Cup Figure Skating
3/12/94 - Moody Blues
4/9/94 – Alan Jackson
4/28/94 - Carmen Ministries
5/13-15/1994 – Ringling Bros. Circus
5/24/94 - Lynyrd Skynyrd
6/18/94 - Dwight Yoakam
9/30/94 - Reba McEntire
10/15/94 – NBA Exhibition Game
12/3/94 - Brooks & Dunn
12/13/94 – Christmas Chorus

1995

1/20/95 - Globetrotters
1/27/95 - Tractor / Truck Pull
1/28/95 - Tractor / Truck Pull
2/24/95 - Vince Gill
3/3/95 – Eagles
3/8-12/1995 - Disney On Ice
3/15-18/1995 – Sweet 16
3/20/95 - Robert Plant & Jimmy Page
3/25/95 - Randy Travis
3/26/95 - Amy Grant / Gary Chapman
4/2/95 – David Copperfield
4/19/95 - Van Halen / Skid Row / Our Lady Peace / Collective Soul
4/21/95 - Sawyer Brown
5/9/95 – World Figure Skaters
5/12-14/1995 – Ringling Bros. Circus
9/16/95 - Travis Tritt
9/23/95 - Tom Petty / Pete Droge
9/29/95 - Lynyrd Skynyrd
10/5-8/1995 - Sesame Street Live
10/20/95 – REM / Luscious Jackson
11/4/95 - Alan Jackson
12/1/95 - Tractor / Truck Pull
12/2/95 - Tractor / Truck Pull
12/12/95 – Christmas Chorus
12/31/95 – Jeff Foxworthy 

1996

1/12/96 - Ozzy Osbourne / Life of Agony / Korn
1/18/96 - George Strait
1/19/96 - Globetrotters
1/24/96 - Mortal Kombat
2/16/96 - The World Famous Lipizzaner Stallions
2/17/96 - Brooks & Dunn / Reba McEntire
3/6-10/1996 - Disney On Ice
3/13-16/1996 – Sweet 16
3/22-24/1996 – NCAA Basketball (Southeast Regionals)
3/29/96 - John Michael Montgomery
4/2/96 – UK Appreciation Event
4/4/96 – Bush & The Goo Goo Dolls
4/27/96 - Up With People
5/24/96 - World Figure Skaters
5/31/96 - Bob Seger
6/10-13/1996 – National Jaycees Convention
10/11-13/1996 – Disney On Ice
10/18/96 – Kiss
11/7/96 - Phish
11/9/96 – Thoroughblades Hockey
12/7/96 - Dave Matthews / Los Lobos
12/17/96 – Christmas Chorus

1997

3/9/97 – Globetrotters
3/12-15/1997 – Sweet 16
4/5/97 – Reba Mcentire / Brooks & Dunn
5/16/97 - Tour of World Ice
6/12-14/1997 – Ringling Bros. Circus
6/20/97 - Hank Williams Jr.
6/21/97 - Bill Gaither Trio
7/1/97 – Lynyrd Skynyrd
9/12/97 - Starlight Express
10/15/97 – NBA Exhibition Game
10/22/97 – WWF Wrestling
11/5/97 - The Artist
11/16/97 – Tim McGraw
12/16/97 – Christmas Chorus

1998

1/11/98 - Globetrotters
2/2/98 – Aerosmith
2/17-18/1998 – Rugrats
3/13-15/1998 – NCAA Basketball (1st & 2nd Round)
3/18-21/1998 – Sweet 16
4/19/98 - Lord of the Dance
4/28/98 - Champions On Ice
5/15-17/1998 – Garth Brooks / Trisha Yearwood
6/5/98 – Bill Gaither Trio
6/11-14/1998 – Ringling Bros. Circus
9/10/98 – WCW Thunder
9/11/98 – Alan Jackson / Deana Carter
10/22/98 - Shania Twain 
11/20/98 - Dave Matthews Band / Béla Fleck and the Flecktones
12/9/98 – Kiss / Econoline Crush

12/15/98 – Christmas Chorus

1999

7/13/99 - WWF Wrestling
8/28/99 - Time Out for Women
9/12/99 - B.B. King Blues Fest
10/21/99 – 98 Degrees / No Authority
10/23/99 – NBA Exhibition Game
11/5/99 - WWF Wrestling
11/20/99 – Cathedrals Concert
11/26-27/1999 – Backstreet Boys / Christina Aguilera
12/14/99 – Christmas Chorus

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2000

3/15-18/2000 – Sweet 16
4/7/00 – Judds
4/9/00 – Red Hot Chili Peppers / Foo Fighters / Muse
5/11/00 – ’N Sync / Pink! / Sisco
8/9/00 – Metallica
9/4/00 – WWF Wrestling
9/8/00 – Kiss / Skid Row / Ted Nugent
10/6/00 - Alan Jackson / Clay Walker
10/17/00 – NBA Exhibition Game
10/27/00 – Carmen Ministries
11/3/00 - Tina Turner
11/9/00 - Dixie Chicks / Patty Griffin / Willie Nelson / Ricky Skaggs / Vida & Joe Ely
12/1/00 - Bill Gaither Trio
12/6/00 - Limp Bizkit
12/12/00 – Christmas Chorus

2001

1/15/01 – Globetrotters
3/11-14/2001 – Sweet 16
5/4/01 – U2 / PJ Harvey
6/13-16/2001 – Ringling Bros. Circus
6/21/01 - Backstreet Boys / Krystal / Sisqo
7/22/01 - Janet Jackson
8/6/01 – Lyle Lovett
8/11/01 - Night of Champions
8/25/01 - Time Out for Women
9/12/01 - Three Doors Down
10/14/01 – Jo Dee Messina
10/21/01 – Disturbed
10/28/01 – WWF Wrestling
11/9/01 – Dwight Yoakam
12/1/01 – Shirley Caesar
12/11/01 – Christmas Chorus

2002

1/6/02 – Globetrotters
1/18-19/2002 – Tractor / Truck Pull
1/25/02 - Down From the Mountain Tour
2/1/02 – Rodney Carrington
2/16/02 - Kenny Chesney
3/12-15/2002 – Sweet 16
3/21/02 - NCAA South Regional
4/5/02 – The World Famous Lipizzaner Stallions
5/7/02 – Incubus / Hometown Hero
5/10-12/2002 – Sesame Street Live
5/24/02 - Champions On Ice
6/7/02 – WWE Wrestling
9/28/02 - Kid Rock
11/2/02 - Michael W. Smith
11/14/02 – Bruce Springsteen
11/23/02 – Toby Keith / Rascal Flatts
12/6/02 – Tom Petty / Jackson Browne
12/10/02 – Christmas Chorus

2003

1/19/03 - Globetrotters
2/22/03 - Kenny Chesney
3/1/03 – Cher / Dom Irrera
3/8/03 – Bill Gaither Trio
3/12/03 - Billy Joel / Elton John
3/19-22/2003 – Sweet 16
4/9-13/2003 - Disney On Ice
4/21/03 - Pearl Jam / Sparta
4/22/03 - 50 Cent / Clispe / Rosco P. Coldchain / Xzibit
4/25-26/2003 – Just Give Me Jesus
5/2/03 – Brooks & Dunn / Dwight Yoakam / Gary Allen / Chris Cagle / Trick Pony
6/10/03 - Def Leppard
8/16/03 - WWE Wrestling
9/13/03 - Lexington Heritage Football Classic
10/17/03 – Alabama
10/26/03 – Widespread Panic
11/11/03 – KY Baptist Convention
11/13-16/2003 – Sesame Street Live
12/4/03 - Michael W. Smith
12/7/03 - Lexus Tennis Classic
12/9/03 – Christmas Chorus
12/29/03 – Globetrotters
12/31/03 – Montgomery Gentry / Phil Vassar / Charlie Daniels / Dierks Bentley

2004

1/16/04 - Three Doors Down / TANTRIC / Lifehouse
1/24-25/2004 – Tractor / Truck Pull
1/31/04 - Alan Jackson / Martina McBride
2/19-22/2004 – Disney On Ice
3/1/04 – Linkin Park / P.O. D. / Hoobastank / Story of the Year
3/5/04 – BareNaked Ladies / Howie Day / Butterfly
3/13/04 - The World Famous Lipizzaner Stallions
3/17-20/2004 – Sweet 16
3/26/04 - Kenny Chesney
4/25/04 – Larry the Cable Guy
5/14/04 - Great High Mountain Tour
6/5/04 – Champions On Ice
6/11/04 - Harry Connick, Jr.
7/12/04 - Clay Aiken
7/17/04 - Incubus
7/23/04 - US Cowboy Tour
8/5-7/2004 – Lifeway Christian Resources
9/4/04 – Tim McGraw
9/10/04 – Bob & Tom Show
9/20-26/2004 – Ringling Bros. Circus
10/1/04 – Kid Rock
10/10/04 – Toby Keith / Tracy Lawerence
10/23/04 – Rodney Carrington
11/6/04 - Norah Jones
11/19/04 – Bill Gaither Trio
11/21/04 – Lexus Tennis Classic
11/27/04 – KBA Basketball Academy
12/7/04 – Christmas Chorus
12/13-19/2004 – Sesame Street Live
12/31/04 – Montgomery Gentry / Blue County / Trace Adkins / Lynyrd Skynyrd / John Michael Montgomery

2005

1/14/05 - Ron White
1/28-29/2005 – Tractor / Truck Pull
2/2/05 – Globetrotters
2/25-26/2005 – Extreme Ice Racing
3/5-6/2005 – State Cheerleader Champs
3/9-13/2005 - Disney On Ice
3/16-19/2005 – Sweet 16
4/9/05 – Kenny Chesney
4/13/05 - Lord of the Dance
5/8/05 – UK Commencement
5/12/05 - Alison Krauss & Union Station
5/16-22/05 – Ringling Bros. Circus
5/27/05 - Katopia
6/10-17/05 – Daughters of the Nile
7/15/05 - WWE
7/20-24/05 – US Cowboy Tour
10/11/05 – Styx / R.E.O. Speedwagon
10/14/05 – Big Blue Madness
10/28-30/05 – Arenacross Showdown
11/7/05 – WWE
11/18/05 – Trans-Siberian Orchestra
11/26/05 – KBA Basketball Showcase
12/2/05 – Rascal Flatts
12/8-11/05 – Sesame Street Live
12/13/05 – Christmas Chorus
12/18/05 – Steven Chapman/Mercy Me

2006

1/6-7/06 – Indoor Truck Pull
1/15/06 - Harlem Globetrotters
2/23/06 - Gretchen Wilson
2/24/06 - Nine Inch Nails / Moving Units
3/12-18/06 – KHSAA Sweet 16
3/25/06 - Kenny Chesney / Sugarland / Dierks Bentley
4/6-9/06 – Disney On Ice
4/30/06 – WWE
5/14/06 – Tim McGraw / Faith Hill
6/1-7/1/06 – Xtreme Bulls Rodeo
7/4/06 – Red, White & Boom!
8/16-20/06 – Ringling Bros. Circus
9/22/06 - Aly & AJ
10/1/06 - Widespread Panic
10/13/06 – UK Big Blue Madness
10/19-21/06 - Acquire the Fire
10/24/06 – Blue Man Group
10/28/06 – Dierks Bentley / Miranda Lambert / Randy Rogers Band
11/11/06 – Transiberian Orchestra
11/25/06 – KBA Tournament
11/30-12/3/06 – My Little Pony
12/12/06 – Christmas Chorus
12/31/06 – New Year’s Eve Concert

2007

1/6/07 – Monster Jam
1/14/07 - Harlem Globetrotters
1/19/07 - Dancing With the Stars
1/22/07 - Cheetah Girls Concert
2/17/07 - Rascal Flatts / Jason Aldean
2/24/07 - John Mayer / Mat Kearney
3/1-4/07 – Disney On Ice
3/8/07 – Bob Seger / Steve Azar
3/15-17/07 – NCAA Tournament
3/19-25/07 – KHSAA Sweet 16
4/14/07 - Ron White
4/21/07 - Mercy Me
4/27/07 - The World Famous Lipizzaner Stallions
4/28/07 - Caged Inferno
6/15/07 - WWE
7/4/07 - Red, White & Boom!
7/24/07 - Alison Krauss & Union Station
8/22-26/07 - Ringling Bros. Circus
10/12/07 - UK Big Blue Madness
11/8/07 - Disney Doodlebops
11/9/07 - Celtic Woman
11/10/07 – So You Think You Can Dance
11/16/07 – Casting Crowns
11/17/07 – Transiberian Orchestra
11/29/07 – Brad Paisley / Rodney Atkins / Kellie Pickler
12/7/07 - Disney Live
12/8/07 - Gaither Family Homecoming
12/11/07 – Christmas Chorus
12/12/07 – Hannah Montana

2008

1/15/08 - Dancing With The Stars
1/18-19/08 – Indoor Truck Pull
1/20/08 - Harlem Globetrotters
2/14/08 - Lord of the Dance
2/16/08 - Freestyle Motorcross
2/25/08 - Linkin Park / Coheed and Cambria / Chiodos
2/29/08 - George Strait / Little Big Town / Sarah Johns
3/1/08 – Monster Jam
3/4/08 – Go Diego Go
3/6/08 – Winter Jam
3/7/08 – Mixed Martial Arts
3/19-22/08 – KHSAA Sweet 16
4/16-20/08 – Disney On Ice
4/27/08 - Blue Man Group
4/26/08 - Keith Urban / Carrie Underwood
5/23-24/08 – PBR Bullnanza
5/30/08 – Hank Williams Jr. / Lynyrd Skynyrd
6/7/08 – 2008 MMA XFC
7/4/08 – Red, White & Boom!
7/11/08 – WWE Summerslam
7/18/08 – Robert Plant & Alison Krauss / Sharon Little
8/16/08 – American Idols Tour
8/31/08 – Nine Inch Nails
9/25-28/08 – Ringling Bros Bellobration
10/17/08 – Big Blue Madness
10/25/08 – Sugarland / Kellie Pickler
11/1/08 – Blue & White Game
11/12/08 – Wiggles
11/29/08 – Cheetah Girls
12/16/08 – Christmas Chorus
12/19/08 – Trans-Siberian Orchestra

2009

1/17/09 – Harlem Globetrotters
1/18/09 – WWE Smackdown Live
1/23/09 – Hot Rod Winternationals
1/30/09 – Rascal Flatts / Jessica Simpson
2/13/09 – George Jones
2/14/09 – Slipknot / Coheed and Cambria / Trivium
2/15/09 – Jeff Dunham
2/27/09 – Nickelback / Seether / Saving Abel
3/7/09 – Winter Jam 2009
3/12-15/09 – Disney On Ice
3/18-21/09 – KHSAA Sweet 16
3/27/09 – Buckcherry & Avenged Sevenfold / Papa Roach / Burn Halo
3/28/09 – Monster Jam
4/17/09 – The World Famous Lipizzaner Stallions
4/18/09 – Harlem Globetrotters
4/21/09 – Cirque Dreams: Jungle Fantasy
4/24/09 – Rodney Carrington
4/26/09 – Michael W. Smith & Steven Curtis Chapman
5/29-30/09 – PBR Bullnanza
6/16/09 – Celtic Woman: Isle of Hope
7/4/09 – Red, White & Boom!
8/23/09 – The Jonas Brothers / Jordin Sparks / Wonder Girls / Honor Society
8/28-30/09 – Ringling Bros Circus
10/3/09 – Bobby Flay (Incredible Food Show)
10/8/09 – Casting Crowns
10/10/09 – Kings of Leon / White Lies
10/13/09 – WWE Raw & Smackdown
10/23-25/09 – Sesame Street Live
11/1/09 – Miley Cyrus / Metro Station
11/14/09 – Dierks Bentley / Gloriana
12/10/09 – Radio City Christmas Spectacular Starring the Rockettes
12/15/09 – Christmas Chorus
12/17/09 – Trans-Siberian Orchestra

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2010

1/16/10 – Monster Jam
1/17/10 – Harlem Globetrotters
1/21/10 – Brad Paisley / Miranda Lambert / Justin Moore
2/1/10 – Three Days Grace & Breaking Benjamin / Flyleaf
2/17/10 – Black Eyed Peas / Ludacris / LMFAO
2/19-20/10 – Hot Rod Winternationals
2/26/10 – Tim McGraw / Lady Antebellum / The Lost Trailers
3/13/10 – Winter Jam 2010
3/17-20/10 – KHSAA Sweet 16
3/25-28/10 – Disney On Ice: Princess Classics
4/28/10 – Lord of the Dance
4/29/10 – Taylor Swift / Kellie Pickler / Gloriana
5/9/10 – Seether / Five Finger Death Punch / Hellyeah / Drowning Pool / Lacuna Coil
5/22/10 – Bill Gaither
5/23/10 – Alan Jackson / Josh Turner / Chris Young
6/13/10 – Carrie Underwood / Craig Morgan / Sons of Sylvia
7/3/10 – Red, White and Boom!
7/12/10 – WWE Monday Night Raw
7/31/10 – American Idols Live!
8/3/10 – Celtic Woman
8/27-29/10 – Ringling Bros Circus
9/10/10 – George Strait & Reba / Lee Ann Womack
10/8/10 – Nickelback / Three Days Grace / Buckcherry
10/23/10 – Giada De Laurentiis (Incredible Food Show)
11/7/10 – Jeff Dunham / Guitar Guy
12/1/10 – Trans-Siberian Orchestra

2011

1/7/11 – Rodney Carrington
1/8/11 – WWE Smackdown World Tour
1/14/11 – Harlem Globetrotters
1/27/11 – Rascal Flatts / Luke Bryan / Chris Young
1/28/11 – Avenged Sevenfold / Stone Sour / Hollywood Undead / New Medicine
1/30/11 – The World Famous Lipizzaner Stallions
3/4/11 – Jason Aldean / Eric Church / the JaneDear girls
3/5/11 – Monster Jam
3/12/11 – Winter Jam 2011
3/16-19/11 – KHSAA Sweet 16
3/24-27/11 – Disney On Ice: Princess Wishes
5/14/11 – Kenny Chesney / Billy Currington / Uncle Kracker
6/12/11 – Barney Live: Birthday Bash
8/2/11 – WWE Smackdown
8/15/11 – Dominican National Team Exhibition Game
8/26-28/11 – Ringling Bros Circus
9/28/11 – Get Motivated!
10/1/11 – 3 Doors Down / Theory of a Deadman / Pop Evil
10/8/11 – Voltaggio Brothers (Incredible Food Show)
10/15/11 – Boston Pops
10/21/11 – Casting Crowns / Sanctus Real / The Afters / Lindsay McCaul
10/24/11 – Big Blue All-stars vs The Villains Exhibition Game
10/27/11 – The Avett Brothers / Jessica Lea Mayfield
10/29/11 – Taylor Swift / NeedToBreathe / David Nail
11/4/11 – Styx / The Outlaws
11/12-13/11 – Sesame Street Live

2012

1/13/12 - Harlem Globetrotters
1/14-15/12 - Monster Jam
2/4-5/12 - Arenacross
2/19-20/12 - Disney Live!
2/22/12 - Drake / Kendrick Lamar / A$AP Rocky
2/26/12 - Miranda Lambert / Chris Young / Jerrod Niemann
3/3/12 - Brad Paisley / The Band Perry / Scotty McCreery
3/10/12 - Winter Jam 2012
3/20/12 - Trans-Siberian Orchestra: Beethoven's Last Night
3/30-31/12 - Kentucky Invitational Truck & Tractor Pull
4/3/12 - UK National Championship Celebration
4/19-22/12 - Disney On Ice: Toy Story 3
4/27/12 - Eric Church / Brantly Gilbert / Blackberry Smoke
5/4/12 - Godsmack / Staind / Black Stone Cherry / Brook Royal
5/11/12 - Joe Bonamassa
7/28/12 - WWE Raw World Tour
9/6-9/12 - Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus
9/15/12 - UK 2012 Alumni Charity Game
10/12/12 - UK Women's Volleyball vs Mississippi State
10/12/12 - Big Blue Madness
10/19-21/12 - Sesame Street Live: Can't Stop Singing
10/27/12 - Tyler Florence (Incredible Food Show)
11/3/12 - Rick Ross / Meek Mill / Wale / Machine Gun Kelly
12/2/12 - Disney Live: Mickey's Music Festival

2013

1/5-6/13 - Monster Jam
1/19/13 - Harlem Globetrotters
1/28/13 - KY Blood Center Blood Drive
2/8/13 - Rascal Flatts / The Band Perry / Kristen Kelly
2/10/13 - The Rock & Worship Roadshow
2/16/13 - Shinedown / Three Days Grace / P.O.D.
2/23/13 - ESPN College Gameday (UK vs Missouri)
3/2/13 - George Strait / Martina McBride
3/16/13- Winter Jam
3/21-23/13 - NCAA Tournament Second & Third Rounds
4/18-21/13 - Disney On Ice: Dare To Dream
4/27/13 - Taylor Swift / Ed Sheeran / Brett Eldredge
9/6/13 - Ringling Bros. Circus - Dragons
9/9/13 - UK Alumni Charity Game
9/20/13 - WWE Live!
9/21/13 - Blake Shelton / Easton Corbin / Jana Kramer
9/29/13 - The Robertson Family from A&E's Duck Dynasty
10/13/13 - Chris Tomlin
10/19/13 - NBA Pre-Season (New Orleans Pelicans vs. Washington Wizards)
11/12/13 - Sesame Street Live: Make A New Friend
11/23/13 - The Avett Brothers
12/7/13 - Jeff Dunham
12/14/13 - Zac Brown Band / Dugas / Aj Ghent

2014

1/4-5/14 - Nuclear Cowboyz
1/19/14 - Harlem Globetrotters
1/27/14 - KY Blood Center Blood Drive
2/15/14 - ESPN College Gameday (UK vs Florida)
2/16/14 - Disney Jr. Live On Tour
2/20/14 - Casting Crowns / For King & Country / Laura Story
2/21/14 - Luke Bryan / Lee Brice / Cole Swindell
3/1-2/14 - Monster Jam
3/15/14 - Winter Jam
3/19-23/14 – KHSAA Sweet 16
4/8/14 - UK Men's Basketball Season Celebration
4/10-13/14 - Disney On Ice: Rockin' Ever After
4/25/14 - Joe Bonamassa
5/2-3/14 - Cirque Du Soleil - Michael Jackson The IMMORTAL World Tour
5/11/14 - Brit Floyd
8/24/14 - UK Alumni Charity Game
9/5-7/14 - Ringling Bros. Circus - Built To Amaze
9/13/14 - Jason Aldean / Florida Georgia Line / Tyler Farr
9/20/14 - WWE Live
10/10/14 - The Gala of the Royal Horses
10/23-26/14 - Marvel Universe Live
10/31-11/1 - Garth Brooks
11/20/14 - Comedy Mania
11/22/14 - Slipknot / Korn / King 810

2015

1/16/15 - Miranda Lambert / Justin Moore / Raelynn / Jukebox Mafia
1/17/15 - Harlem Globetrotters
1/24/15 - Monster Jam
3/12-13/15 - Disney On Ice: Passport to Adventure
3/28/15 - Winter Jam
5/7/15 - Eric Church
5/10/15 - WWE Live
7/25/15 - Eagles
8/28-30/15 - Ringling Bros. Circus - Legends
9/4/15 - Five Finger Death Punch / Papa Roach / In This Moment / From Ashes to New
9/10/15 - Lady Antebellum / Hunter Hayes / Sam Hunt
9/24/15 - Rodney Carrington
10/1/15 - The Avett Brothers / Jason Isbell
10/07/15 - Celtic Woman
10/09/15 - Kevin Hart
10/10/15 - Lady Antebellum / Hunter Hayes / Sam Hunt
10/11/15 - Motley Crue / Alice Cooper
10/17/15 - NBA Preseason Game - Pelicans vs. Kings
10/20/15 - Taylor Swift / Vance Joy
12/05-06/15 - Sesame Street Live - Make A New Friend

2016

1/16/16 - Harlem Globetrotters
1/29/16 - Brantley Gilbert / Canaan Smith / Michael Ray
2/19/16 - Jeff Foxworthy / Larry The Cable Guy
2/20/16 - Winter Jam: For King & Country / Matthew West / Crowder / Laruen Daigle / Red / Sidewalk Prophets / Newsong / KB + Trip Lee
2/27/16 - Monster Jam
3/10/16 - Disney On Ice presents Treasure Trove
3/16-20/16 - KHSAA Sweet 16
3/25-27/16 - NCAA Women's Basketball Regional
4/16/16 - OUTCRY Tour : Hillsong Worship, Jesus Culture + Martin Smith, Passion, Elevation Worship
4/24/16 - James Taylor
4/26/16 - Pearl Jam
4/30/16 - Amy Schumer
9/9 - 9/11/16 - Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Circus Xtreme
10/15/16 - Kings vs. Wizards
10/18/16 - Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience
10/28/16 - Dierks Bentley
10/29/16 - Newsboys / Randy Houser / Drake White & The Big Fire
11/9/16 - NEEDTOBREATHE / Mat Kearney / Parachute / Welshly Arms
12/1/16 - Trans-Siberian Orchestra
12/4/16 - Casting Crowns / Matt Maher / Hannah Kerr

2017

1/16/17 - Harlem Globetrotters
1/27/17 - Paul Finebaum Show (Arena Lobby)
1/28/17 - ESPN College Gameday
3/4/17 - Monster Jam
4/6/17 - I Love the 90's Tour : Salt-N-Pepa, All 4 One, Color Me Badd, Rob Base, Coolio, Tone Loc & Young MC

Rupp Timeline Teams

Home Teams Through the Years

1976-Present – UK Men’s Basketball
1996-2001 – Thoroughblades Hockey (163 Games)
2002-2003 – Men O’ War Hockey (36 Games)
2003-2009 – Lexington Horsemen (57 Games)

Did We Miss Something?

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