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Grandstand timeline

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1958
  • Louis Armstrong
  • Jane Russell/James Garner/Jonathan Winters
  • WLS National Bam Dance

1959
  • Grand Ole Opry
  • Edd “Kookie” Byrnes/Alan King/ Les Brown & the Band of Renown

1960
  • Grand Ole Opry (w/ Roy Acuff, Patsy Cline and Ray Price)
  • The Three Stooges
  • Bob Hope

1961
  • Anita Bryant
  • Neil Sedaka
  • The Three Stooges
  • Grand Ole Opry

1962
  • Red Skelton
  • Dick Clark Show ( w/ Dion, Bobby Vinton and Gene Pitney)
  • Grand Ole Opry (w/ Patsy Cline, Tex Ritter, and Kitty Wells)
  • Jimmy Dean
  • Charlie Weaver

1963
  • Grand Ole Opry
  • Holiday on Ice
  • Andy Griffith w/ Ron Howard

1964
  • Grand Ole Opry
  • The Chad Mitchell Trio
  • Andy Williams/ The Osmond Brothers

1965
  • Grand Ole Opry (w/ Johnny Cash, June Carter and Hank Williams Jr.)
  • Pete Fountain
  • The King Family Singers
  • Lorne Green

1966
  • Grand Ole Opry
  • Jimmy Dean
  • Jack Jones
  • Robert Goulet and Carol Lawrence
  • Red Skelton
  • The Beach Boys/Sam the Sham and The Pharaohs

1967
  • Paul Revere and the Raiders, Sam the Sham
  • Bob Hope
  • Eddy Arnold
  • Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass
  • Buck Owens and the Buckaroos

1968
  • The Who/The Association
  • Bob Hope
  • Grand Ole Opry ( w/ Waylon Jennings and Tammy Wynette)
  • Flip Wilson/ Don Adams
  • Lawrence Welk

1969
  • A Country and Western Show
  • Tommy James
  • Iron Butterfly
  • John Davidson
  • Eddy Arnold
  • Liberace/Bobby Darin/ the Sandpipers

1970
  • Art Linkletter/ The Cowsills
  • Roy Clark and the Stars from Hee Haw
  • Charlie Pride
  • The Engelbert Humperdinck Show
  • The Johnny Cash Show

1971
  • The Guess Who
  • Red Skelton
  • Merle Haggard, Bonnie Owens
  • The Pat Boone Family Show
  • Gospel Spectacular
  • Grand Ole Opry (w/ Jerry Lee Lewis, Porter Wagoner, Dolly Parton, and Ernest Tubb)
  • Lawrence Welk
  • Doc Severinsen

1972
  • Blood, Sweat, and Tears/Don McLean
  • Fifth Dimension
  • Bill Cosby
  • Sonny and Cher
  • Glen Campbell
  • Grand Ole Opry (w/ Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty)
  • RCA Rodeo w/ Roy Rodgers and Dale Evans

1973
  • Seals & Crofts
  • Loggins & Messina
  • The Fifth Dimension
  • Jim Nabors
  • Charlie Pride
  • The Grand Ole Opry ( w/ Tammy Wynette and George Jones)
  • Doc Severinsen
  • Bobby Goldsboro

1974
  • Sha Na Na
  • Roy Clark
  • Grand Ole Opry
  • Rich Little/Ed McMahon/The New Christy Minstrels
  • Dave Brubeck and Herbie Mann
  • RCA Rodeo
  • Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass
  • Anne Murray/Floyd Cramer/Boots Randolph

1975
  • Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons
  • Billy “Crash” Craddock
  • America
  • Bobby Vinton
  • The Osmonds
  • Dionne Warwick
  • John Davidson
  • Anita Bryant and George Kirby
  • Vicki Carr

1976
  • Illinois Country Opry (w/ Minnie Pearl, Jean Shepard)
  • Statler Brothers, Jerry Reed
  • Loretta Lynn, Conway Twitty
  • Roger Miller
  • The Osmonds
  • Neil Sedaka
  • Three Dog Night
  • Seals & Crofts
  • Blood, Sweat & Tears/Mary Travers

1977
  • Bob Seger
  • Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr.
  • Charlie Pride
  • Bay City Rollers
  • England Dan and John Ford Coley
  • K.C. and the Sunshine Band
  • Captain and Tennille
  • Johnny Cash
  • Glen Campbell

1978
  • Charlie Pride
  • Beach Boys
  • Dolly Parton
  • The Osmonds
  • Kenny Rogers/Dottie West
  • Andy Gibb
1979
  • Bill Cosby and Mary MacGregor
  • Willie Nelson
  • Chicago
  • Helen Reddy
  • Chic
  • Tony Orlando
  • The Statler Brothers/Barbara Mandrell
  • Dr. Hook
  • Brenda Lee/Chubby Checker

1980
  • Charlie Daniels Band
  • John Conlee
  • Atlanta Rhythm Section/The Dirt Band
  • Willie Nelson and Family
  • Crystal Gayle/Ray Price
  • Oak Ridge Boys/Margo Smith
  • Pure Prairie League/Head East
  • Johnny Paycheck/Doug Kershaw

1981
  • Ozark Mountain Daredevils/Leon Russell
  • Charlie Daniels Band
  • Barbara Mandrell/Larry Gatlin
  • The Statler Brothers
  • Willie Nelson
  • The Commodores
  • Mickey Gilley/Johnny Lee and the Urban Cowboys
  • Pablo Cruise/Michael Stanley Band
  • The Beach Boys

1982
  • Don Williams/George Strait
  • Franke & the Knockouts/Krokus/The Guess Who/ Elvin Bishop
  • Barbara Mandrell
  • Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
  • Eddie Rabbitt
  • Willie Nelson
  • The Beach Boys
  • Ronnie Milsap/Sue Powell
  • Bellamy Brothers

1983
  • The Temptations/The Four Tops
  • Head East/Greg Kihn Band
  • Juice Newton/Thrasher Brothers
  • Charlie Daniels Band/ Lacy J. Dalton
  • Willie Nelson
  • Alabama
  • Kenny Loggins
  • Beach Boys
  • George Strait/Bellamy Brothers/ Bonnie Nelson

1984
  • Three Dog Night/Frank Stallone
  • Little River Band
  • Night Ranger/Weird Al Yankovic
  • Charlie Daniels Band/ Louise Mandrell
  • B.B. King/Deniece Williams
  • Willie Nelson
  • Laura Branigan
  • Alabama
  • Thompson Twins/Berlin

1985
  • Survivor/Mitch Ryder
  • Willie Nelson
  • George Thorogood/Johnny Winter
  • Waylon Jennings/Neil Young/ Jessi Colter
  • Sawyer Brown/Gallagher
  • Beach Boys
  • John Waite/Head East
  • Alabama

1986
  • Willie Nelson
  • INXS/Del Fuegos
  • Starship/Outfield
  • Amy Grant
  • Blue Oyster Cult/Cheap Trick
  • George Jones/John Schneider
  • George Thorogood
  • Alabama
  • Mr. Mister/The Bangles

1987
  • Eddie Money
  • Psychedelic Furs/The Call/John Cafferty
  • REO Speedwagon
  • Gladys Knight & the Pips
  • Willie Nelson/Kris Kristofferson
  • Stevie Ray Vaughn/ Gregg Allman
  • Anne Murray
  • Alabama/Restless Heart
  • Chicago

1988
  • REO Speedwagon
  • The Beach Boys
  • Willie Nelson/Merle Haggard
  • Randy Travis/ Ricky Van Shelton
  • Hall & Oats
  • Kenny G/ Stanley Jordan
  • Robert Palmer
  • Alabama/K.T. Oslin
  • Georgia Satellites

1989
  • Jim Varney
  • Alabama/Jo-El Sonnier
  • The Judds/Mary Stewart
  • Michael Damian/Expose
  • Mike and the Mechanics
  • George Thorogood/Fire Town
  • Ricky Van Shelton/T.G. Sheppard
  • Bob Dylan/Steve Earle
  • 30th Anniversary of Rock and Roll (w/ Herman’s Hermits, the Coasters, Tiny Tim)
  • Chicago Symphonic Pops Orchestra

1990
  • Alabama/Clint Back
  • Randy Travis/Shenandoah
  • Taylor Dayne/The Jets
  • Kenny G/Michael Bolton
  • The Beach Boys
  • REO Speedwagon/Red Rover
  • Willie Nelson

1991
  • Hank Williams Jr.
  • Slaughter
  • Four Tops/Spinners
  • Styx/Vinnie James
  • The Beach Boys/Everly Brothers
  • George Thorogood/Lil Ed
  • Garth Brooks/Trisha Yearwood
  • Chicago
  • Alabama/Shelby Lynn

1992
  • Tesla/Firehouse
  • Alan Jackson/Diamond Rio
  • The Beach Boys
  • Clint Black
  • Hammer
  • The B-52’s/Violent Femmes
  • Travis Tritt/Tanya Tucker

1993
  • The Beach Boys/America
  • Kansas
  • Damn Yankees/Graveyard Train
  • Ricky Van Shelton/Tammy Wynette/ Joe Diffie
  • Ray Charles
  • Hank Williams Jr./Gibson Miller Band
  • Barbara Mandrell/Royce Elliot

1994
  • Salt-N-Pepa
  • Vince Gill/Larry Stewart
  • Barry Manilow
  • Stone Temple Pilots/Jaw Box/Meat Puppets
  • The Beach Boys/America
  • Travis Tritt/Lee Roy Parnell
  • Hank Williams Jr./Blackhawk
  • Chicago Symphonic Pops Orchestra
  • Wolfman Jack Show (w/Drifters/Coasters/Marvelettes)

1995
  • Amy Grant/Gary Chapman
  • Hootie & the Blowfish/Don Dixon
  • Legends in Concert (Elvis, Tina Turner, Michael Jackson impersonators)
  • Tim McGraw/Little Texas
  • Earth, Wind & Fire/ D-Knowledge
  • Clint Black/John Berry
  • BoDeans/ Freddy Jones Band
  • Brooks & Dunn/Wade Hayes
  • Chicago Symphonic Pops Orchestra

1996
  • Wheel Of Fortune
  • Gin Blossoms/Goo-Goo Dolls
  • Tommy James/Gary Puckett
  • The Beach Boys/38 Special
  • Brooks & Dunn/David Lee Murphy
  • Sheryl Crow/John Hiatt
  • Michael W. Smith
  • Hank Williams Jr./Leon Russell/Marshall Tucker
  • Chicago Symphonic Pops Orchestra

1997
  • ZZ Top
  • John Michael Montgomery/ James Bonamy
  • Vince Gill/ Bryan White
  • Alabama/Kenny Chesney
  • Wallflowers/Dishwalla
  • Clay Walker/Terri Clark
  • Mint Condition/702
  • Chicago Symphonic Pops Orchestra

1998
  • 7Mary Three / Far Too Jones / Sister Hazel        
  • Alan Jackson / Deanna Carter
  • Billie Myers / Savage Garden    
  • Bryan White / LeAnn Rimes    
  • Clay Cross / Jaci Velasquez    
  • Firehouse / Warrant / Quiet Riot / Slaughter        
  • Foreigner / Ted Nugent    
  • Oldies Show                          

1999

  • Def Leppard                
  • Goo Dolls                
  • Journey                
  • Monica            
  • Randy Travis            
  • Rock & Roll Army            
  • Wayne Newton    
  • Reba McEntire
  • Brooks & Dunn


2000

  • Beach Boys               
  • Brooks & Dunn           
  • Christina Aguilera           
  • Clint Black               
  • Def Leppard               
  • Styx / REO Speedwagon          
  • Neville Brothers       
  • Savage Garden                           

2001

  • 60’s Explosion           
  • 98 Degrees               
  • Alabama               
  • Bob Dylan               
  • Chicago           
  • George Thorogood           
  • Patti Labelle               
  • Willie Nelson                           

2002

  • 7 Mary Three/Spin Doctors/Sponge/Gin Blossoms   
  • Aaron Carter               
  • Engelbert Humperdinck       
  • Toby Keith           
  • Journey               
  • Kenny Chesney       
  • Kirk Franklin           
  • Lee Greenwood                            


2003  

  • Montgomery Gentry/Becca Rae
  • Boston               
  • Everclear / Smashmouth   
  • Fabulous Thunderbirds / Ted Nugent   
  • Goo Dolls / Lisa Marie Presley
  • Hank Williams Jr.       
  • Hootie & the Blowfish       
  • Kenny Chesney                           

2004

  • Average White Band/Hall & Oats/ Michael McDonald   
  • Bill Engvall / Clint Black       
  • Charlie Daniels / Travis Tritt
  • Cheri / Clay Aiken       
  • LeAnn Rimes / Phil Vassar       
  • Kansas / Styx               


2005

  • Blake Shelton / Rascal Flatts   
  • Brad Paisley / SHeDAISY       
  • Cheap Trick / Head East / REO Speedwagon
  • Cross Canadian Ragweed/Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • Velvet Revolver / Modern Day Zero   
  • Jesse McCartney / Simple Plan               

2006

  • Bow Wow/Mario/Jibbs/B5       
  • Montgomery Gentry / Jeff Bates/Foreigner / Blood Sweat & Tears
  • Big & Rich / Cowboy Troy/ Hello Dave
  • Counting Cross / Goo Goo Dolls/Carrie Underwood / Phil Vassar           

2007

  • Gretchen Wilson / Blaine Larsen   
  • Corbin Bleu / Drake Bell / Jordan Pruitt
  • Daughtry           
  • Martina McBride       
  • Joe Walsh               
  • Sugarland / Joe Nichols                                            


2008   

  • Fergie
  • Weird Al Yankovic
  • Huey Lewis & the News / Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
  • ZZ Top / Brooks & Dunn
  • Natasha Bedingfield / Vanessa Hudgens
  • Trace Adkins / Trent Tomlinson
  • Illinois Symphony


2009

  • Heart/The Bangles
  • Montgomery Gentry with Kellie Pickler and James Otto
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd with Bo Bice
  • Kelly Clarkson
  • Josh Turner with Jamey Johnson and Chuck Wicks


2010

  • Lady Antebellum
  • Kiss Army
  • Shinedown with Chevelle
  • Illinois Symphony Orchestra
  • MercyMe with Tenth Avenue North
  • Blake Shelton with Candy Coburn
  • Cheap Trick with Blondie
  • Selena Gomez with Mitchel Musso
  • Darius Rucker with Eric Church


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