AC/DC Comes to Cleveland……29 Years Ago Today!

Of course these are the sacred grounds that once hailed The Richfield Coliseum.  On this day in AC/DC history… May 27, 1988,  AC/DC stopped in Cleveland, Ohio for the first of two nights at The Richfield Coliseum. The band is on their “Blow Up Your Video” tour.  The first show landed on a Friday night.  Note that Stevie Young filled in for his Uncle Malcolm while  Malcolm dealt with his alcholism.  Here’s the set list.

Set List:

  1. Heatseeker
  2. Shoot To AThrill
  3. Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap
  4. Back in Black
  5. Who Made Who
  6. Jailbreak
  7. Hell Bells
  8. Nick of Time
  9. That’s the Way I Want To Rock N’ Roll
  10. The Jack
  11. You Shook Me All Night Long
  12. High Voltage
  13. Whole Lotta Rosie
  14. Let There Be Rock
  15. Highway To Hell
  16. T.N.T.
  17. For Those About To Rock(We Salute You)

Line-up:

  • Angus Young – Lead Guitar
  • Stevie Young – Rhythm Guitar
  • Brian Johnson – Lead Vocals
  • Cliff Williams – Bass
  • Simon Wright – Drums

This was AC/DC‘s 11th trip to Cleveland. Note that during this tour, Phil Rudd is not with the band.  Instead Simon Wright, former drummer for UFO and Dio is handling the duties.  He replaced Phil Rudd from  1983 – 1989 and performed on albums “Fly on the Wall” and “Blow Up Your Video.”  Also,Stevie Young, Nephew of Malcolm Young and Angus Young, replaced Malcolm from April to November of 1988 during the “Blow Up Your Video” tour.  Here is the video for “Heatseeker“.

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