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1980 Shows at the Channel

Date Act Opening acts
June 4, 1980 General Foods Broken Idols, New Models
June 5, 1980 Reckless Jon Butcher Axis
June 6, 1980 human sexual response Third Rail, France
June 7, 1980 Pastiche The Peytons, The Satellites
June 8, 1980 John Lincoln Wright & the Sourmash Boys
June 11, 1980 Lou Miami and the Kozmetix MPC, The Instigators
June 12, 1980 The Thrills The Mirrors
June 13, 1980 Sass Balloon
June 14, 1980 Trapper Johnny Barnes & The Automatics
June 15, 1980 Robin Right & the Right Country John Hicks & the Revolution
June 18, 1980 Lyres Mission of Burma
June 19, 1980 Crystal Ship “A Tribute to the Doors”
June 20, 1980 Shane Champagne Gang War
June 21, 1980 American Teen Andy Mendelson, The Elevators
June 25, 1980 The Spores Straight Lines
June 26, 1980 The Dawgs The Satellites
June 27, 1980 Third Rail Mystery Dates, France
June 28, 1980 Mande Dahl Lip
July 2, 1980 The Phantoms The Optics
July 3, 1980 Dutch Courage The Marshalls
July 4, 1980 The Vinny Band New Models & Broken Idols
July 5, 1980 Pastiche La Peste & Admision of Guilt
July 9, 1980 The Mundanes Boys
July 10, 1980 The Peytons The Needs
July 11, 1980 Balloon The Tweeds
July 12, 1980 The Atlantics The Teasers also Arthur Slick & The Nice Girls
July 16, 1980 Ras Karbi Shane Champagne Band
July 17, 1980 Joe Cocker France
July 18, 1980 American Teen Darling
July 19, 1980 The Stompers The Thrills
July 23, 1980 The Others Peter Dayton Band
July 24, 1980 State of Mind Seth
July 25, 1980 human sexual response The Make, Slow Children
July 26, 1980 James Montgomery Carmody
July 30, 1980 The I-Tones
July 31, 1980 The Shades The Rems
August 1, 1980 The Elevators Peytons, The Eggs
August 2, 1980 The Necessaries Shane Champagne Band, New Models
August 6, 1980 The Marshalls The Phantoms
August 7, 1980 The Trademarks Eric Van, Killer Children
August 8, 1980 Reckless darling, The Double
August 9, 1980 Lou Miami and the Kozmetix Rubber Rodeo, Tennie Komar, The Silencers
August 13, 1980 France State of Mind
August 14, 1980 John Butcher Axis Shane Champagne
August 15, 1980 Sass The Nationals
August 16, 1980 Count Viglione’s Love & Flame Aunt Helen, The Optix
August 20, 1980 The Needs Steve Goddard, The Deal
August 21, 1980 Robert Ellis Orrall The New Models, The Telephones
August 22, 1980 The Neighborhoods The Peytons, General Foodz
August 23, 1980 The Rattlers Swinger’s Resort, Johnny Barnes
September 2, 1980 New England The Billies, France
September 3, 1980 The Peter Dayton Band The Refrigerators, The Sonics
September 4, 1980 State of Mind Mad Actor
September 5, 1980 The Atlantics La Peste, 2 x 4’s
September 9, 1980 Airport The Daughters
September 10, 1980 Loners Trademarks, New Models, Vinny, Gremies
September 11, 1980 Midnight Traveller Stolen Kisses
September 12, 1980 Balloon The Eggs, The Modes
September 13, 1980 The Elevators The Make
September 16, 1980 August Breakdown, Boy’s Life
September 17, 1980 John Butcher Axis Lip
September 18, 1980 Beaver Brown American Teen, The Trademarks, The Tweeds
September 19, 1980 Levon Helm The Cate Bros. Band
September 20, 1980 James “Blood” Ulmer The Lyres, Slow Children
September 23, 1980 Jinx Steve Goddard & The Deal, The REMS
September 24, 1980 The Teasers Broken Idols, Mona
September 25, 1980 Lou Miami and the Kozmetix Big World, The Upstarts
September 26, 1980 The Stompers State of Mind
September 27, 1980 The Feelies Mission of Burma, The Trademarks
September 30, 1980 Boy The Runes
October 1, 1980 American Teen The REMS, DC Tenz
October 2, 1980 John Cougar & The Zone Root Boy Slim & Cryin’ Out Loud, The Shades
October 3, 1980 The Elevators
October 4, 1980 The Bush Tetras Boy’s Life, Wunderkind
October 5, 1980 The Mo-Dettes Robert Ellis Orrall
October 5, 1980 Mo-Dettes The New Oct
October 7, 1980 Revolver Junk Mail, The Sods
October 8, 1980 The Modes August
October 9, 1980 Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels American Teen, Lip
October 9, 1980 Mitch Ryder American Teen, Lip
October 10, 1980 BB King
October 10, 1980 Johnny Barnes Spies, Axes
October 11, 1980 The Necessaries La Peste, The Mirrors
October 12, 1980 The Blushing Brides
October 12, 1980 The Blushing Brides The Franklin Lymestone Band
October 12, 1980 The Blushing Brides The Franklin Lymestone Band
October 14, 1980 The Stranglers Pastiche, The Trademarks
October 15, 1980 The Refrigerators The Observers, The Names
October 16, 1980 Didi Stewart & the Amplifiers The Tweeds
October 17, 1980 Kid Creole & The Coconuts Vinny, Immune System
October 18, 1980 Asleep At the Wheel The Mundanes, Poodle Boys, The Dark
October 18, 1980 Hooks The Mundanes, Poodle Boys, The Dark
October 20, 1980 Baloon The Martells, Reckless, Little Joe Cook & The Thrillers
October 21, 1980 The Outlets The Graphics, The REMS
October 22, 1980 I-Tones The Games
October 23, 1980 France 24 Carat, The Vejables
October 24, 1980 The Atlantics
October 24, 1980 The Atlantics The Eggs, Swingers Resort
October 25, 1980 S.V.T. The Lyres, The Modes
October 26, 1980 Steppenwolf State of Mind, France, Observers
October 28, 1980 Hurricane Rox, The Guy Williams Band
October 29, 1980 The Affairs MPC and the Instigators, The Dark
October 30, 1980 The Dawgs The Loners, Wave Length
October 31, 1980 human sexual response
November 1, 1980 Sylvain Sylvain and the Teardrops The Rudies, The Upstarts
November 4, 1980 Tina Peel & The Vejtables Vacum Heads “Fifi goes pop!”
November 5, 1980 The Rubber City Rebels The Creamers, Airport
November 6, 1980 The Lines Afraid
November 7, 1980 The Neighborhoods The Boyfriends, Boy’s Life
November 8, 1980 The Speedies Lou Miami & The Kozmetix, The Make
November 12, 1980 American Teen, John Butcher Axis State of Mind, The Stompers
November 13, 1980 Chicken Legs & The Nighthawks former members of Little Feat
November 14, 1980 The Slits Bound & Gagged, V;
November 15, 1980 Bush Tetras The Rudies, The Suburbs
November 18, 1980 Gang of Four Mission of Burma, Pylon
November 19, 1980 The Phantoms, Mona, The Sods
November 20, 1980 The Neighborhoods, Pastiche, The Lyres The Gremis, Swinger’s Resort, The Outlets
November 21, 1980 Balloon, The Hot Dates, The Eggs
November 22, 1980 Oingo Boingo, Arthur Slick & The Nice Girls General Foodz
November 26, 1980 Nervous Eaters The Necessaries, Vinny
November 28, 1980 Shane Champagne, Tweeds & The Dawgs
November 29, 1980 Lydia Lunch & The Devil Dogs The Swinging Madisons, The Dark
November 30, 1980 12 hour beefit, H.E.L.P The Elevators The Balloon & 9 other hot bands
December 3, 1980 Tennie Komar & The Silencers The INA Ray Band
December 4, 1980 (College Party Night) The Lines The Rems
December 5, 1980 The Atlantics, American Teen Someone & the Somebodies
December 6, 1980 The Stompers Lip
December 7, 1980 Boston Incest party The Peyton’s, The Marshalls, The Paley Brothers, Willie Loco Alexander, Lenny Kaye
December 9, 1980 Iron Butterfly France
December 10, 1980 The Graphics, The Games, 3 oz
December 11, 1980 Channel Christmas Party The Sealbeaters
December 12, 1980 Oak The Needles, Face To Face
December 13, 1980 Martha & The Muffins The Fleshtones. Scientific Americans
December 14, 1980 I-Tones, Ras Kabi & WCAS DJ Peter Simon
December 17, 1980 The Lyers The Taxi Boys, Pepitones
December 18, 1980 Nona Hendrix & Zero Cool The Make, Mickey Clean & The Outer City, Face Lifts
December 19, 1980 Joan Jett & The Black Hearts Jon Butcher Axis, The Loners
December 20, 1980 The Elevators, Lou Miami & The Kozmetix The Outlets
December 21, 1980 The Neats, V;, Sickness, CCCP-TV The Dark, Young Snakes, Basic Drives
December 26, 1980 Dballon August, Guy Williams Band
December 27, 1980 Johnny Barnes & The Automatics Jon Butcher Axis, The Probers
December 31, 1980 The Neighborhoods, La Peste The Trademarks
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