Dio: Holy Diver tour dates

Pass pictures for the tour

Date Venue City and State Country Other bands Comments
23.07.1983 Concert Barn Antioch, CA USA Rough Cutt 3000 people.
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26.07.1983 Red Rocks Amphitheater Denver, CO USA Aerosmith (HL)
29.07.1983 Colorado State Fairgrounds Pueblo, CO USA Aerosmith (HL) Click here for pass picture
30.07.1983 Compton Terrace Phoenix, AZ USA Aerosmith (HL) 8000 people
31.07.1983 Community Center Amphitheater Tucson, AZ USA Aerosmith (HL)
02.08.1983 California Expo Center Sacramento, CA USA Aerosmith (HL)
03.08.1983 Ventura County Fairgrounds Ventura, CA USA Aerosmith (HL) 7000 people, Aerosmith played only 45 minutes. Click here for gig poster picture.
05.08.1983 The Pacific Amphitheater Costa Mesa, CA USA Aerosmith (HL)
06.08.1983 Sports Arena San Diego, CA USA Aerosmith (HL) Some sources list this incorrectly as Sacramento, CA.
11.08.1983 Unknown, please e-mail any additional info Calgary, AB Canada Aerosmith (HL)
12.08.1983 Unknown, please e-mail any additional info Edmonton, AB Canada Aerosmith (HL)
20.08.1983 Monsters Of Rock Castle Donington UK Tommy Vance, Diamond Head, Twisted Sister, ZZ Top, Meat Loaf, Whitesnake (HL) Click here for gig ad picture.
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01.10.1983 Paramount Theater Seattle, WA USA Queensryche 3000 people, sold out/almost sold out. Some sources incorrectly claim this was on October 3rd.
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02.10.1983 Starry Night Portland, OR USA Wild Dogs 1200 people.
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04.10.1983 Memorial Auditorium Sacramento, CA USA Queensryche
05.10.1983 Civic Auditorium San Jose, CA USA Queensryche 4 pm show, added after the 8pm show sold out, 5000 people
05.10.1983 Civic Auditorium San Jose, CA USA Queensryche 8 pm show, sold out, 5000 people.
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07.10.1983 Civic Center Santa Monica, CA USA Queensryche (?) 8 pm show, 6000 people
07.10.1983 Civic Center Santa Monica, CA USA Queensryche (?) 11.30 pm show, 6000 people
08.10.1983 Orange Pavillion San Bernardino, CA USA Rough Cutt, Vandenberg 5000 people
09.10.1983 Fox Theater San Diego, CA USA Rough Cutt 2500 people, some sources incorrectly claim this was on September 29th instead.
11.10.1983 County Coliseum El Paso, TX USA Y&T 4000 people
13.10.1983 Memorial Coliseum Corpus Christi, TX USA Y&T
14.10.1983 Convention Center Arena San Antonio, TX USA Y&T 4000 people. Click here for ticket stub picture.
15.10.1983 Bronco Bowl Dallas, TX USA Y&T 4000 people. Click here for ticket stub picture.
16.10.1983 Houston Music Hall Houston, TX USA Y&T Capacity 2800, but some sources suggest there were 3500 people. Some sources list the venue as "Jones Hall" while some other list it as "Houston Music Hall" instead. According to eyewitness, the show was at "Houston Music Hall", smaller venue attached to the front of "Sam Houston Coliseum." To add more confusion, some sources list this date as Fresno, CA, but the Fresno show really was on December 28th instead.
19.10.1983 Uptown Theater Kansas City, MO USA The Invasion The show was originally scheduled for Memorial Hall, but was moved because of slow ticket sales. Someone almost managed to steal Vivian Campbell's guitars but was caught by the security. Click here for ticket stub picture.
20.10.1983 Eagles Club Milwaukee, WI USA Queensryche (?) Sold-out show, date might've been 22nd instead? Please e-mail if you know the exact date
21.10.1983 Aragon Ballroom Chicago, IL USA Y&T 2500 people
23.10.1983 Kleinhans Music Hall Buffalo, NY USA Y&T 1800 people
24.10.1983 Mid-Hudson Civic Center Poughkeepsie, NY USA Y&T 3000 people. Click here for ticket stub picture.
25.10.1983 Beacon Theater New York, NY USA Mountain 2500 people
??.10.1983 The Auditorium Rochester, NY USA Queensryche (?) Some sources give the date as 24th. This show might not have happened at all according to a fan in Rochester. Some sources list the venue as "War Memorial Auditorium" but "War Memorial" (capacity about 10000) and "The Auditorium" (capacity about 2000) are two different venues. Please e-mail if you know the exact date or if this happened at all.
??.10.1983 Unknown, please e-mail any additional info Fort Worth, TX USA Queensryche (?) Please e-mail if you know the exact date
??.??.1983 I.S.U. Mini Dome Pocatello, ID USA Unknown, please e-mail any additional info Not confirmed. Please e-mail if you know if this show was held or not
??.??.1983 Louisville Gardens Louisville, KY USA Capacity 7500 Please e-mail if you know the exact date
30.10.1983 Apollo Theatre Manchester UK Waysted Click here for ticket stub picture.
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31.10.1983 Colston Hall Bristol UK Waysted
01.11.1983 Victoria Hall Hanley UK Waysted Click here for ticket stub picture.
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03.11.1983 Odeon Birmingham UK Waysted Click here for ticket stub picture.
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04.11.1983 St. David's Hall Cardiff UK Waysted Click here for ticket stub picture.
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05.11.1983 Hammersmith Odeon London UK Waysted Click here for ticket stub picture.
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07.11.1983 Gaumont Theatre Southampton UK Waysted Some sources incorrectly claim that the date was 10th.
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08.11.1983 De Montfort Hall Leicester UK Waysted Click here for ticket stub picture.
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09.11.1983 City Hall Sheffield UK Waysted Click here for ticket stub picture.
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11.11.1983 City Hall Newcastle UK Waysted Click here for ticket stub picture.
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12.11.1983 Apollo Theatre Glasgow UK Waysted Click here for ticket stub picture.
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13.11.1983 Royal Court Theatre Liverpool UK Waysted Click here for ticket stub picture.
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16.11.1983 Olympen Lund Sweden - 800 people, capacity 2500.
17.11.1983 Draken Stockholm Sweden - 2000 people, although official capacity only 1050.
18.11.1983 Kulturhuset Hamar Norway - Capacity 1100.
21.11.1983 Kulttuuritalo Helsinki Finland - 1500 people, sold out show.
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23.11.1983 Saga Cinema Copenhagen Denmark Waysted Capacity 1300.
25.11.1983 Markthalle Hamburg Germany Waysted Capacity 1000.
26.11.1983 Alabamahalle Munich Germany Waysted Capacity 900.
27.11.1983 Volkshaus Zurich Switzerland Waysted Capacity 1250.
29.11.1983 Hemmerleinhalle Neunkirchen am Brand Germany Waysted Capacity 3500. Often listed as Nurnberg, but the venue is in Neunkirchen am Brand just outside of Nurnberg. Some sources claim incorrectly that this was at Messehalle, Nurnberg on November 28th. Crew itinerary confirms Hemmerleinhalle and November 29th.
30.11.1983 Stadthalle Offenbach Germany Waysted Capacity 2000.
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03.12.1983 Vorst Nationaal Brussels Belgium Waysted Capacity 4000-8000 depending on the setup.
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04.12.1983 Muziekcentrum Vredenburg Utrecht Netherlands Waysted Capacity 2000. Live In Concert filmings.
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06.12.1983 Espace Balard Paris France Waysted Click here for ticket stub picture.
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10.12.1983 Tower Theater Upper Darby, PA USA Twisted Sister Click here for ticket stub picture. Click here for pass picture.
11.12.1983 Syria Mosque Pittsburgh, PA USA Humble Pie Capacity about 2000.
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12.12.1983 Massey Hall Toronto, ON Canada Anvil Click here for ticket stub picture
13.12.1983 Verdun Auditorium Montreal, PQ Canada Anvil Some sources incorrectly list Twisted Sister as the opening act.
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??.12.1983 Memorial Coliseum Ft. Wayne, IN USA Unknown, please e-mail any additional info Please e-mail if you know the exact date
15.12.1983 Tower Theater Upper Darby, PA USA Twisted Sister
16.12.1983 Civic Center Atlanta, GA USA Danny Spanos & Humble Pie Click here for ticket stub picture.
17.12.1983 Saenger Theater New Orleans, LA USA NastyNasty
19.12.1983 Oklahoma Civic Center Music Hall Oklahoma, OK USA Helix Sold out show, 3200 people.
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20.12.1983 Tingley Coliseum Albuquerque, NM USA Helix
21.12.1983 Centennial Hall Mesa, AZ USA Helix Click here for ticket stub picture
27.12.1983 Civic Auditorium Bakersfield, CA USA Rough Cutt, Dokken Some sources incorrectly claim this was in Fresno, CA. This may be because Ronnie confused the cities and mentioned Fresno on stage before realizing the gig was in Bakersfiled instead.
28.12.1983 Selland Arena Fresno, CA USA Y&T, Rough Cutt Click here for ticket stub picture.
Some sources suggest the date for Fresno, CA was October 16th or 17th, but both of those dates are incorrect. Holy Diver tour stopped just once in Fresno, CA and it was on December 28th.
30.12.1983 Long Beach Arena Long Beach, CA USA Y&T, Dokken 8000 people in audience, although some sources claim 17000. Capacity 12500.
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31.12.1983 Cow Palace San Francisco, CA USA Y&T, Dokken Some female impersonator/someone dressed like Father Time announced the change of the year , sold-out show, 15000 people.
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04.01.1984 Rock Palace Hollywood, CA USA Eddie Money TV broadcast show, filmed in front of fan club audience. Broadcasted on TV on January 14th, 1984.
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06.01.1984 Civic Auditorium Santa Cruz, CA USA Black And Blue Some sources claim incorrectly that this would've been January 7th.
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07.01.1984 Arlington Theater Santa Barbara, CA USA Black And Blue


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