Charlotte Coliseum Eagles concert – July 1, 1976

The Charlotte Coliseum Eagles concert in Charlotte, NC was July 1, 1976. A refund of $1.00 was given back to the ticket holders at the concert. The Eagles felt like the $9.00 price of the original ticket was too high.

The next night the Eagles had a concert in Greensboro, NC, and they had two different Bicentennial concerts that took place July 3 and July 4 of the Bicentennial weekend. The Eagles had been in Florida working on their new Hotel California album, and they took a break for a short four-city tour. Charlotte was the first of those four stops.

Joe Walsh, Randy Meisner, Don Henley, Glenn Frey, and Don Felder

Charlotte Coliseum Eagles concert

Randy Meisner, Glenn Frey, Don Henley (on drums), Don Felder, and Joe Walsh

“The Eagles didn’t think it was fair to charge more than $8, said Steve Camp, director of sales at the coliseum.”
“Rock and Roll, a young girl yelled from halfway back in the crowd, as the group began to play another Eagle hit, Take It To the Limit.”

The Charlotte News (Charlotte, NC) – July 2, 1976

“The five-piece group, which won a Grammy award for the song ‘Best of My Love’ as the best song of the year, is making Charlotte the first of four stops that include Greensboro, Atlanta, Ga. and Tampa, Fla.”

Eagles concert newspaper article

The Charlotte News (Charlotte, NC) – June 30, 1976

“And back the Eagles came, for three encores. Finally, they didn’t return, the house lights came on.”

1976 July 2 Charlotte News

Charlotte News (Charlotte, NC) – July 2, 1976

“They’re good enough, or at least not bad. They have technical competence and a certain modest flair as they showed Thursday night at a Charlotte Coliseum concert attended by about 9,000 suntanned ladies and gents.”

Charlotte Coliseum Eagles concerticle

Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC) – July 2, 1976

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Colorado Springs Gazette-Telegraph (Colorado Springs, CO) – July 3, 1976

Charlotte Coliseum was Charlotte’s first coliseum and has had name changes over the years.

Charlotte Coliseum Eagles concert

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