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There are currently more than 6,500 Indiana concerts listed in chronological order beginning in 1955. The listing may never include every event, however with your input as we continuously update, we will achieve a comprehensive list of Indiana's major concerts and events .

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Van Halen

Bachman Turner Overdrive


June 2, 1986
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Market Square Arena


Indianapolis, United States

Promoter: Sunshine Promotions
Attendance: 10,860, Gross Receipts: $157,470
Van Halen: Guaranteed Fee: $25,000, Percentage Payment: $42,968.54, Total Payment: $67,969.54
Bachman Turner Overdrive: Fee: $2,000

Courtesy of Steve Sybesma

Third row left for 5150 tour. Van Halen literally blew me away. Seats in front of the speaker cabinets. The first guitar riff, I dropped my Coke. Bear patrol right in front of me. I just shrugged with my arms up. Wow. Van Halen was having fun that night. Firing on all cylinders. The album had just hit #1 on the charts. Michael Anthony was in front of my date & myself. A roadie came out & gave her a pick. Lol. Eddie was smiling the whole show. BTO opened up. Randy Bachman came out stood right next to me watching Eddie. In awe of his talent. Are you kidding me. Best show ever. Cherry on top their encore cover of Led Zeppelin’s Rock n Roll. Then leaving find out my date locked her keys in the car. Had to luckily bum a ride home from a friend. – Craig Spencer

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