Eagles at Arizona State University – Oct. 15, 1976

The Eagles were at Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ in the Activity Center on Oct. 15, 1976 for this concert. The crowd was at capacity at ASU with 14,000 people attending, and JD Souther opened for the Eagles. This concert was the night before their show at University of Arizona McKale Memorial Center on the 16th.

First live performance of Hotel California:

This was just the second stop of their Hotel California tour and the first night they performed the song Hotel California live. According to 12News of Phoenix, the ASU Activity Center in October 1976 is the first live venue where Hotel California was performed. Both a news story and a video about that 1976 concert and the Hotel California Arizona connection are on the Phoenix 12News site of Apr. 1, 2022.

Eagles at Arizona State University on stage

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

Don Felder

Glenn Frey and Joe Walsh
Jamming to “Outlaw Man”

Randy Meisner, Glenn Frey, and Don Felder

Don Henley

Eagles at Arizona State University
Eagles at Arizona State University

Arizona Republic (Phoenix, AZ) – Oct. 14, 1976

Eagles at Arizona State University

Arizona Republic (Phoenix, AZ) – Oct. 16, 1976

State Press article 10 19 1976

Arizona State Press (Tempe, AZ) – Oct. 19, 1976

Eagles at Arizona State University

Arizona State Press (Tempe, AZ) – Oct. 19, 1976

Arizona State University Activity Center

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