Maynard Ferguson Tour Date Archive - 1976

January 1976
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Date City State Venue Notes
01/16/76 Tampa FL   MF Solo Appearance
01/17/76 Ft. Lauderdale FL   MF Solo Appearance
01/20/76 Lexington VA   MF Solo Appearance
01/21/76 Chicago IL   Band rehearsal (Tour begins)
01/22/76 Hanover Park IL Camel's Hump  
01/23/76 Indianapolis IN Pike High School  
01/24/76 Akron OH University of Akron  
01/25/76 Reading PA Stokesay Castle Set List
01/26/76 Camp Hill PA Cedar Cliff High School  
01/27/76 Pittsburgh PA Baldwin High School  
01/28/76 Dayton OH   MF Solo Appearance
01/29/76 Huntington WV Keith Albee Theatre  
01/30/76 Baltimore MD    
01/31/76 Succasunna NJ Roxbury High School  
         
February 1976
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02/01/76 Malverne PA Great Valley High School  
02/02/76 Lansdale PA North Penn High School  
02/03/76 Indiana PA University of Pennsylvania Related Article: "The Iron Lip" Due at IUP on Feb. 3 Indiana Evening Gazette (pdf)
02/04/76 New York NY   Taping for CBS TV (possibly cancelled?)
02/05/76 West Orange NJ West Orange High School  
02/06/76 North Brunswick NJ Holiday Inn  
02/07/76 Chesire CT    
02/09/76 Carroll OH Bloom-Carroll High School  
02/10/76 Chicago IL    
02/11/76 Rolling Meadows IL Rolling Meadows High School Related Article: High School Dist. 214 The Herald (pdf)
02/12/76 Maryvale MO NW Missouri State College  
02/13/76 Lincoln NE Nebraska Wesleyan University  
02/14/76 Des Moines IA Drake University Set List
02/15/76 Manhattan KS Kansas State University  
02/16/76 Omaha NE Josyln Art Museum  
02/18/76 Kirkwood MO Kirkwood High School  
02/19/76 Livonia MI Clarenceville High School Set List
02/20/76 Mt. Pleasant Mi Central Michigan University  
02/21/76 Morrisville NY SUNY Syracuse  
02/22/76 Manchester NH Palace Theatre  
02/23/76 Windsor Locks CT Howard Johnson Motel  
02/24/76 Windsor Locks CT Howard Johnson Motel  
02/25/76 Johnson VT Johnson State College Possibly cancelled?
02/27/76 Clarion PA Clarion State College  
02/28/76 Bethesda MD Walt Whitman High School  
02/29/76 Lynchburg VA E.C. Glass High School  
         
March 1976
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Date City State Venue Notes
03/01/76 Knoxville TN Halls High School  
03/02/76 Birmingham AL Vestavia High School  
03/03/76 Valdosta GA Valdosta State College  
03/04/76 Auburn AL Auburn University  
03/06/76 Jacksonville AL Jacksonville State College  
03/07/76 Atlanta GA    
03/09/76 Jacksonville FL Civic Auditorium  
03/10/76 Dunedin FL Dunedin High School  
03/11/76 Palm Beach FL Mahalpan Club  
03/12/76 Miami FL University of Miami  
03/13/76 West Palm Beach FL J&B Lounge  
03/14/76 Tampa FL Letter Carrier's Hall  
03/15/76 Dunedin FL    
03/16/76 Winter Park FL Monty's Pub Set List
03/17/76 Winter Park FL Monty's Pub Set List
03/18/76 Seguin TX MacArthur High School  
03/19/76 Sinton TX Sinton High School Set List
03/20/76 Arlington TX University of Texas  
03/21/76 Arlington TX University of Texas  
03/22/76 Midwest City OK Earl Albert High School  
03/23/76 Tahlequah OK NE Oklahoma State College  
03/25/76 Farminton NM Farmington High School  
03/26/76 Thatcher AZ Eastern Arizona College  
03/27/76 Mesa AZ Westwood High School  
03/28/76 Anaheim CA West Lincoln High School  
03/29/76 Redondo CA Concerts By The Sea  
03/30/76 San Luis Obispo CA Cuesta College  
03/31/76 Lodi CA Tokay High School  
         
April 1976
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Date City State Venue Notes
04/01/76 San Francisco CA Great American Music Hall  
04/02/76 Merced CA    
04/03/76 Morgan Hill CA Live Oak High School  
04/04/76 Selinas CA    
04/05/76 San Francisco CA Great American Musical Hall  
04/06/76 Sacramento CA Sacramento City College  
04/07/76 St. Helena CA St. Helena High School Last date of tour
04/30/76 Fargo ND   Tour begins
         
May 1976
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Date City State Venue Notes
05/01/76 Sioux Falls SD Augustana College  
05/02/76 Marshalltown IA B.R. Miller Auditorium  
05/03/76 Rock Island IL Rock Island High School  
05/04/76 Waldorf MN Waldorf-Pemberton High School  
05/05/76 St. Joseph MN College of St. Benedict  
05/06/76 Sussex WI Hamilton High School  
05/07/76 Zion IL Leisure Ice Arena  
05/08/76 Terre Haute IN South Vigo High School  
05/09/76 Baldwin MO Barn Dinner Theater  
05/10/76 Springfield MO Glendale High School  
05/12/76 Riceville IA Riceville High School  
05/13/76 St. Paul MN Prom Center  
05/14/76 Rockford IL West High School  
05/15/76 Milwaukee WI Center Stage Dinner Theater  
05/16/76 Troy MI Athens High School  
05/17/76 Elkhart IN Elkhart Central High School  
05/18/76 Schaumberg IL Schaumberg High School  
05/19/76 Trenton MI Trenton High School Set List
05/20/76 Columbus OH Grandview Inn  
05/21/76 Cincinnati OH Walnut Hills High School  
05/23/76 Kansas City MO Capri Lyric Theatre Set List
05/25/76 Boulder CO Boulder High School  
05/26/76 Evergreen CO Upper Bear Creek  
05/27/76 Aurora CO Aurora-Hinkley High School  
05/28/76 San Francisco CA Palace of Fine Arts (w/ Woody Herman)
05/29/76 Anaheim CA Disneyland  
05/30/76 Anaheim CA Disneyland  
         
June 1976
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Date City State Venue Notes
06/01/76 San Diego CA The Bacchanal  
06/02/76       Pre-record music for the Olympics Closing Ceremonies in the AM
06/02/76 North Hollywood CA Donte's  
06/03/76 Las Vegas NV Stardust  
06/07/76 Tokyo Japan   Press Conference to kick off Japan Tour
06/08/76 Tokyo Japan Kosei Nenkin Hall  
06/09/76 Tokyo Japan Yubin Chokin Hall  
06/10/76 Numazu Japan Numazu-Shi Kokaido  
06/11/76 Osaka Japan Kose Nenkin Hall  
06/12/76 Nagoya Japan Aichi-Ken Kenso-Kaiken Set List
06/14/76 Matsue, Shimane Japan Kinmin-Kaiken  
06/16/76 Kokura Japan Kokura Shimin Kaiken  
06/17/76 Kumamoto Japan Shimin Kaiken  
06/18/76 Fukuoka Japan Fukuoka Shimin Kaiken  
06/20/76 Tokyo Japan Kosei Nenkin Hall  
06/23/76 Los Angeles CA Starwood Theater Dinah Shore taping. Set List
06/24/76 Los Angeles CA Starwood Theater  
06/26/76 Chicago IL   Rhythm section rehearsal
06/27/76 Chicago IL   All day rehearsal
06/28/76 Chicago IL    
06/29/76 Chagrin Falls OH    
06/30/76 Chagrin Falls OH    
         
Live at Jimmys
         
July 1976
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Date City State Venue Notes
07/01/76 New York NY City Center

with Stan Kenton | Set List

Related Article: Big Band Boss Has Modern Flair The Progress Index (pdf)

07/02/76 Saratoga NY Performing Arts Center  
07/04/76 Wildwood NJ London Ale House  
07/05/76 West Peabody MA Holiday Inn  
07/06/76 West Peabody MA Holiday Inn  
07/07/76 Detroit MI Hotel Pontchartrain  
07/08/76 -
07/09/76
Milwaukee WI Summerfest Set List
07/10/76 Dayton OH Gilly's  
07/12/76 Philadelphia PA Robin Hood Dell  
07/14/76 Wilkes-Barre PA Hi-Lite Club  
07/15/76 Baltimore MD Inner Harbor Constellation Dock  
07/17/76 Atlantic City NJ Le Bistro  
07/18/76       Rehearsal
07/19/76       Mike Douglas show, 10:00 AM
07/19/76 Mahwah NJ Ramapo College  
07/20/76 Cleveland OH Hanna Mall  
07/22/76 Chicago IL 1st National Bank  
07/23/76 Rochester MI Oakland University Meadowbrook Music Festival
07/24/76 Toronto Canada The Forum, Ontario Place  
07/26/76 Kingston, Ontario Canada Jock Harty Arena  
07/27/76 Sherbrook Canada Center Cultural  
07/28/76 Montreal Canada Place des Arts  
07/29/76       Midnight rehearsal for Olympic Closing Ceremonies
07/30/76 Montreal Canada Olympic Village  
07/31/76 Waitsfield VT Glen Ellen Ski Area  
         
August 1976
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Date City State Venue Notes
08/01/76 Montreal Canada   Olympic Closing Ceremonies | Promotional Picture
08/01/76 Article: Maynard Ferguson Roared at Airwave Content Rules (pdf)
08/03/76 Ottawa Canada National Arts Center  
08/04/76 Hampton Beach NH Hampton Beach Casino  
08/05/76 Bristol CT Lake Compounce  
08/07/76 Washington DC   with Jay Chattaway
08/08/76 Dana FL    
08/09/76 Atlantic City NJ   Rained out, postponed to 8/11
08/10/76 Wildwood NJ London Ale House  
08/11/76 Atlantic City NJ    
08/12/76 Skaneateles NY Old Stone Mill  
08/13/76 Lake George NY Lake George Dinner Theater  
08/14/76 Pownal VT Green Mountain Racetrack  
08/15/76 Cohasset MA Cohasset Music Circus with Buddy Rich
08/17/76 Norton OH Brown Derby  
08/18/76 Edinboro PA Edinboro State College  
08/19/76 Youngstown OH Idora Park with Buddy Rich (tour ends)
         
September 1976
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Date City State Venue Notes
09/18/76 -
09/20/76
Buffalo NY   Rehearsals
09/23/76 Royal Oak MI Royal Oak Theatre  
09/24/76 Sarnia, Ontario Canada Canada Lambton College  
09/26/76 Decatur IL Milliken University  
09/26/76 Article: M.F.'s Rules of the Road: St. Paul Pioneer Press, September 26, 1976
09/27/76 Chicago IL Jazz Showcase  
09/28/76 Marshfield WI University of Wisconsin  
09/29/76 St. Paul MN Prom Center  
09/30/76 Waverly IA Wartburg College Related Article: Wartburg Concert Set Waterloo Courier (pdf)
         
October 1976
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Date City State Venue Notes
10/01/76 Dekalb IL    
10/02/76 Columbus OH Grand View Inn  
10/05/76 Mendham NJ Mendham High School  
10/06/76       Recording Session
10/07/76       Recording Session
10/09/76 Toronto, Ontario Canada Massey Hall  
10/10/76 Latham NY Coliseum Summer Theatre  
10/11/76 Carlisle PA Carlisle High School  
10/12/76 Morgantown WV West Virginia University  
10/14/76 Cincinnati OH Maggie's Opera House  
10/15/76 Cookeville TN Tennessee Tech University  
10/16/76 Johnson City TN Teast Tennessee University  
10/19/76 Wilmington DE Mt. Pleasant High School  
10/20/76 Rocky Mountain NC    
10/21/76 Durham NC North Carolina Central University  
10/22/76 Orlando FL Tupperware Auditorium  
10/23/76 Dania Beach FL    
10/24/76 Regina, Saskatchewan Canada    
10/25/76 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Canada University of Saskatchewan  
10/26/76 Calgary, Alberta Canada Mount Royal University  
10/27/76 Kelowna, British Columbia Canada Community Theatre  
10/28/76 Vancouver, British Columbia Canada Commodore Ballroom  
10/29/76 Vancouver, British Columbia Canada Commodore Ballroom  
10/30/76 Seattle WA Shoreline Community College  
         
November 1976
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Date City State Venue Notes
11/01/76 Portland OR Sunset High School  
11/03/76 San Pablo CA Contra Costa Community College Set List
11/04/76 Sacramento CA Sacramento City College  
11/05/76 San Francisco CA Great American Music Hall  
11/06/76 San Francisco CA Great American Music Hall  
11/07/76 Burbank CA Castaway Restaurant  
11/08/76 Paradise CA Paradise High School  
11/09/76 Hayward CA Chabot College Set List
11/10/76 Oxnard CA Oxnard High School  
11/11/76 Anaheim CA Anaheim High School  
11/12/76 Los Angeles CA Canoga Park, King Arthur's  
11/13/76 Salt Lake City UT University of Utah Related Article: Maynard Ferguson: Great Believer in Change The Salt Lake Tribune (pdf)

Related Article: Ferguson Sails the High C's at SEC The Salt Lake Tribune (pdf)
11/14/76 Pocatello ID    
11/16/76 Douglas WY Converse High School  
11/17/76 Rock Springs WY Rock Springs High School  
11/18/76 Fort Collins CO Student Center Ballroom  
11/19/76 Arvada CO Pomona High School  
11/20/76 Colorado Springs CO Doherty High School  Related Article: Maynard Ferguson Conducts Local Band Clinic, Concert Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph (pdf)
11/21/76 Denver CO Turn of the Century  
11/22/76 Syracuse KS Syracuse High School  
11/23/76 Tulsa OK Tulsa High School  
11/24/76 Raytown MO Raytown High School  
11/25/76 Des Moines IA Eddie Webster's  
11/26/76 Burnsville MN Burnsville High School  
11/28/76 Chicago IL    
11/29/76 Chicago IL International Ballroom  
11/30/76 St. Louis MO Barn Dinner Theatre  
         
December 1976
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Date City State Venue Notes
12/01/76 St. Louis MO Cleveland High School  
12/02/76 Iowa City IA University of Iowa  
12/03/76 Palos Hills IL Moraine Valley Community College  
12/04/76 Stevensville MI Lakeshore High School  
12/05/76 Bloomington IL Red Lion  
12/06/76 Whitefish Bay WI Whitefish High School  
12/08/76 Peru IN Peru High School  
12/09/76 Riverside IL Riverside-Brookfield High School  
12/10/76 Trenton MI Trenton High School  
12/11/76 Ft. Wayne IN Indiana Univ/Purdue University at Ft. Wayne  
12/12/76 Toledo OH University of Toledo End of Tour