The KWFM Timeline — 1980

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    January 11, 1980

  • Styx in concert. The Grand Decathlon tour comes to the Tucson Community Center Arena. Special Guests The Babys.

    January 21, 1980

  • KWFM and Evening Star Productions welcome Muddy Waters to Dooley's. Arizona's own Midnight Blues Band opens.

    February 4, 1980

  • Angela Bofill in concert.

    February 11, 1980

  • Elvin Bishop at Dooley's, thanks to K-Dub & Evening Star.

    February 19, 1980

  • Kenny Loggins at the TCC Arena.

    February 24, 1980

  • KWFM Announces the Food Conspiracy Benefit featuring Frank & Woody Show and Summerdog.

    February 25, 1980

  • Evening Star in association with KWFM bring George Thorogood & The Destroyers to Dooley's. Special Guest Gary P. Nunn.

    March 1, 1980

  • Chuck Mangione at the UA Main Auditorium.

    March 3, 1980

  • Evening Star and KWFM bring John Stewart to Dooley's.

    March 26, 1980

  • Robin Trower in concert at the Tucson Community Center.

    April 1, 1980

  • Ten Years Rocking Tucson!

    April 6, 1980

  • Jim Ray featured in the Arizona Daily Star

    June, 1980

  • Squeeze at Dooley's.

    July 23rd,1980

  • KWFM sponsors a Blues Brothers Look-Alike Contest at the Outlaw.

    September 15, 1980

  • Tucson's own The Pills play at The Night Train.

    September 19, 1980

  • An evening with Gordon Lightfoot at the TCC Arena.

    October 3, 1980

  • Jerry Riopelle & The Double Shuffle Band at the UA Main Auditorium.

    October 11, 1980

  • Frank Zappa comes to the UA Main Auditorium. Presented by KWFM and Evening Star.

    November 24, 1980

  • KWFM & Evening Star Productions host Ben Sidran at Dooleys.

    December 8, 1980

  • John Lennon Passes Away. Bob Cooke and Dave La Russa get the news off the teletype. Dave preempts his show with nonstop Lennon songs.

    December 9, 1980

  • KWFM organizes a John Lennon memorial for noon at Reid Park.

    Mid-December, 1980

  • Only $2.92! "KWFM On The Air" is in the bins at record stores all over Tucson. The album features local Tucson talent recorded live at Westwood Recording Studios.

    December 14, 1980

  • Evening Star & KWFM present Roy Buchanon at Dooleys. Special guests The Subterranean Blues Band.
  • Kansas Audio-Visions Tour at the TCC. Special Guests The Alvin Lee Band.

    December 15, 1980

  • Stevie Wonder & Gil Scott-Heron at the ASU Activity Center.

    December 17, 1980

  • KWFM & Evening Star Productions bring John Cougar to Dooleys. $6.00 general admission.

    December 24, 1980

  • KWFM & Evening Star Productions bring John Cougar to Dooleys.

    December 28, 1980

  • KWFM & The Night Train present "Band Marathon" with Bloodstone/High Voltage/Zeal/Snowblind/Prophet - 92 cents got 'ya in.