An extensive list of past performers from shows at RPI. This list has been compiled from several sources. If something is missing or is incorrect, please please let us know here.

Last Updated: December 25, 2019.

Sources:

Setlist.fm

RPI History Revealed

Times Union Blog


2019

15 November 2019: Black Tie Stereo @ McNeil Room. Part of Union After Dark

9 October 2019: Paul Pfau @ ’86 Field. Collaboration artist for Active Minds’ Stronger Than the Stigma walk.

26 March 2019: AJR with Good Fiction @ Houston Field House. The year’s Big Show.

23 February 2019: Andrew McMahon with Grizfolk and Flor @ Upstate Concert Hall. Ticket Discount.

15 February 2019: Krigarè @ McNeil Room. Part of Union After Dark


2018

10 November 2018: New Politics with The Score and Bikini Trill @ Upstate Concert Hall. Ticket Discount.

3 November 2018: Black Tie Stereo @ McNeil Room. Part of Union After Dark.

13 October 2018: RYNO @ ’86 Field. Collaboration artist for Active Minds’ Stronger Than the Stigma walk.

6 October 2018: The Stolen @ Armory. Collaboration artist for Llambda Chi Alpha’s Scleroderma walk.

10 April 2018: Blackbear with Asoh Black and DJ Playground @ Houston Field House. The year’s Big Show.

24 March 2018: Nelly’s Echo @ Mother’s.

17 January 2018: Walk the Moon with Company of Thieves @ Upstate Concert Hall. Ticket Discount.


2017

18 November 2017: Saint Motel with Gibbz @ Upstate Concert Hall. Ticket Discount.

4 November 2017: Shane & Emily @ Mother’s. Part of the Fall Concert Series.

22 April 2017: Young Culture and The Morning Sound @ Mother’s. Part of the Spring Concert Series.

7 April 2017: Foreign Air @ McNeil Room. Part of the GM Week finale.

23 February 2017: Young the Giant with Lewis Del Mar @ Palace Theatre. Ticket Discount.


2016

3 December 2016: The Black Ships and The Lateshift @ Mother’s. Part of the Fall Concert Series.

15 October 2016: Better By Morning and Stellar Young @ Mother’s. Part of the Fall Concert Series.

30 April 2016: D.Veloped @ Mother’s. Part of the Spring Concert Series.

27 April 2016: The Chainsmokers with Kip Chapman @ ECAV. The year’s Big Show.

26 March 2016: Super 400 and Good Fiction @ Mother’s. Part of the Spring Concert Series.


2015

21 November 2015: Andrew McMahon and New Politics with LOLO @ Upstate Concert Hall. Ticket Discount.

7 November 2015: Lucky Jukebox Brigade and Carl Daniels & the Black Box with Asoh Black @ Mother’s. Part of the Fall Concert Series.

10 October 2015: Maryleigh Roohan and Better By Morning @ Mother’s. Part of the Fall Concert Series.

23 September 2015: Purity Ring with Hana @ Upstate Concert Hall. Ticket Discount.

2 May 2015: Wild Adriatic with The North & South Dakotas @ Mother’s. Part of the Spring Concert Series.

18 April 2015: X Ambassadors and Good Fiction @ Mother’s. Part of the Spring Concert Series.

30 March 2015: MS MR with Bell’s Roar and Titanics @ ECAV. The year’s Big Show.

7 March 2015: St. Vincent with Jenny Hval @ Upstate Concert Hall. Ticket Discount.

28 February 2015: Mirk and Bell’s Roar @ Mother’s. Part of the Spring Concert Series.


2014

22 November 2014: MisterF and Northern Faces @ Mother’s. Part of the Fall Concert Series.

15 November 2014: Stellar Young, Titanics, and Pumper @ Mother’s. Part of the Fall Concert Series.


2013

7 September 2013: Wild Adriatic @ McNeil Room. Part of Union After Dark.

11 February 2013: Passion Pit and Matt & Kim with Icona Pop @ Houston Field House. The year’s Big Show.


2012


2011

7 May 2011: Phantogram @ McNeil Room.


2010

5 December 2010: Aretha Franklin @ EMPAC. Part of the 10th Anniverary Gala Celebration.

4 December 2010: Joshua Bell @ EMPAC. Part of the 10th Anniverary Gala Celebration.

4 December 2010: Chiddy Bang @ McNeil Room.

30 April 2010: Girl Talk @ ECAV.

30 April 2010: Diplo @ EMPAC.

7 April 2010: The Barefoot Truth.


2009

11 September 2009: Deerhunter and Boredoms.

26 April 2009: Fall Out Boy with Cobra Starship, All Time Low, Metro Station, and Hey Monday @ Houston Field House.


2008

3 May 2008: Panic! at the Disco @ Houston Field House.


2007


2006


2005

19 November 2005: O.A.R. @ Houston Field House.


2004

18 March 2004: Guster @ Houston Field House.


2003


2002

25 November 2002: John Mayer @ Houston Field House.

31 October 2002: moe. @ Houston Field House.

4 October 2002: Counting Crows @ Houston Field House.


2001

27 October 2001: The String Cheese Incident @ Houston Field House.


2000

23 September 2000: Matchbox Twenty @ Houston Field House.

6 February 2000: Def Leppard @ Houston Field House.


1999

2 March 1999: The Offspring with Ozomatli and The Living End @ Houston Field House.

22 February 1999: Bob Dylan with Natalie Merchant @ Houston Field House.


1998

28 March 1998: They Might Be Giants with Double Dong @ McNeil Room.


1997

18 February 1997: Marilyn Manson with L7 @ Houston Field House.

17 February 1997: Live @ Houston Field House.


1996

13 February 1996: Alanis Morissette with Loud Lucy @ Houston Field House.

11 February 1996: Red Hot Chili Peppers @ Houston Field House.

27 January 1996: Ozzy Osbourne and Korn with Life of Agony @ Houston Field House.


1995


1994

8 April 1994: The Figgs.


1993


1992

27 April 1992: Steve Miller Band @ Houston Field House.

12 April 1992: Skid Row with Pantera @ Houston Field House.

31 March 1992: Tesla @ Houston Field House.

27 January 1992: Ozzy Osbourne with Korn @ Houston Field House.


1991

5 November 1991: Red Hot Chili Peppers with Smashing Pumpkins and Pearl Jam @ Houston Field House.

27 April 1991: Jane’s Addiction with Anthrax, Primus, Public Enemy, and Lush @ Houston Field House.

11 February 1991: Slayer with Testament and Lush @ Houston Field House.

9 February 1991: Neil Young & Crazy Horse with Sonic Youth and Social Distortion @ Houston Field House.


1990

3 November 1990: Living Colour @ RPI Field House.

29 September 1990: They Might Be Giants @ McNeil Room.

3 February 1990: Camper Van Beethoven @ West Hall Auditorium.


1989

16 December 1989: Andy Williams @ Houston Field House.

12 November 1989: Stevie Ray Vaughan with Jeff Beck @ Houston Field House.

11 November 1989: New Kids On The Block @ Houston Field House.

27 October 1989: Bob Dylan with Jason & the Scorchers @ Houston Field House.

24 October 1989: Tesla with Great White and Badlands @ Houston Field House.

23 October 1989: Jethro Tull @ Houston Field House.

9 May 1989: Rod Stewart @ Houston Field House.

8 May 1989: Anthrax with Exodus and Helloween @ Houston Field House.

4 May 1989: Cinderella with Winger and Bullet Boys @ Houston Field House.

9 April 1989: Brittany Fox with Kix and Ratt @ Houston Field House.

15 March 1989: Metallica with Queensrÿche @ Houston Field House.

11 February 1989: Poison @ Houston Field House.


1988

18 November 1988: Stryper @ Houston Field House.

5 November 1988: Jimmy Page @ Houston Field House.

18 October 1988: Robert Plant and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts @ Houston Field House.

28 September 1988: Amy Grant @ Houston Field House.

16 July 1988: Iron Maiden with Frehley’s Comet @ Houston Field House.

23 June 1988: REO Speedwagon @ Houston Field House.

6 February 1988: Sting @ Houston Field House.


1987

15 December 1987: Yes @ Houston Field House.

19 November 1987: Bo Diddley @ Houston Field House.

13 November 1987: Alice Cooper with Faster Pussycat and Frehley’s Comet @ Houston Field House.

12 November 1987: Rush with McAuley-Schenker Group @ Houston Field House.

10 November 1987: Jethro Tull with Fairport Convention @ Houston Field House.

11 October 1987: Heart with Bourgeois Tagg @ Houston Field House.

10 October 1987: Hooters @ Houston Field House.

14 August 1987: Mötley Crüe with Whitesnake@ Houston Field House.

27 April 1987: Deep Purple with Bad Company and The Psychedelic Fures @ Houston Field House.

17 April 1987: Beastie Boys with Bad Company @ Houston Field House.

12 April 1987: Billy Idol with The Cult @ Houston Field House.

10 April 1987: Bon Jovi with The Alarm and Cinderella @ Houston Field House.

21 March 1987: Poison with Ratt @ Houston Field House.

21 January 1987: W.A.S.P. with Slayer and Raven @ Houston Field House.

11 January 1987: Iron Maiden with Yngwie J. Malmsteen @ Houston Field House.


1986

30 November 1986: Stevie Ray Vaughan @ Houston Field House.

27 November 1986: Andy Williams @ Houston Field House.

2 November 1986: Crosby, Stills & Nash.

10 October 1986: Monkees @ Houston Field House.

4 October 1986: Stevie Wonder @ Houston Field House.

24 September 1986: Neil Young & Crazy Horse @ Houston Field House.

29 July 1986: Judas Priest with Krokus @ Houston Field House.

22 April 1986: Bobby McFerrin @ Houston Field House.

21 May 1986: Simple Minds @ Houston Field House.

24 February 1986: Pat Benatar with The Alarm @ Houston Field House.


1985

16 December 1985: Thomspon Twins @ Houston Field House.

16 November 1985: Starship and Night Ranger @ Houston Field House.

13 October 1985: Bon Jovi with Ratt @ Houston Field House.

9 October 1985: Supertramp with The Motels @ Houston Field House.

10 September 1985: Heart and Cheap Trick @ Houston Field House.

4 September 1985: Ronnie James Dio @ Houston Field House.

15 August 1985: Neil Young & the International Harvesters @ Houston Field House.

17 May 1985: Beach Boys @ Houston Field House.

1 May 1985: Santana @ Houston Field House.

17 April 1985: NRBQ with George Thorogood & the Destroyers @ Houston Field House.


1984

9 November 1984: Cyndi Lauper and The Bangles @ Houston Field House.

15 September 1984: Blotto, The Drongos, and Root Boy Slim @ Houston Field House.

14 April 1984: Alabama @ Houston Field House.

24 February 1984: Pat Benatar @ Houston Field House.

15 February 1984: Loverboy @ Houston Field House.

2 February 1984: Marshall Crenshaw @ Houston Field House.


1983


1982

9 October 1982: David Johansen @ Houston Field House.

3 October 1982: The Clash with Kurtis Blow @ Houston Field House.


1981

8 March 1981: Cheap Trick with UFO @ Houston Field House.


1980

26 April 1980: Frank Zappa @ Houston Field House.


1979

29 November 1979: Utah Phillips @ Houston Field House.

18 November 1979: Jefferson Starship @ Houston Field House.

17 November 1979: Jeff Lorber.

20 October 1979: Robin Williamson.

27 May 1979: Supertramp @ Houston Field House.


1978

12 November 1978: Bruce Springsteen @ Houston Field House. First show after renaming the arena.

7 May 1978: The Grateful Dead @ RPI Field House.

6 February 1978: Emerson Lake & Palmer @ RPI Field House.


1977

19 October 1977: The Oak Ridge Boys @ Armory.

8 May 1977: Boston @ RPI Field House.

6 November 1977: Frank Zappa @ RPI Field House.


1976

6 November 1976: Frank Zappa @ RPI Field House.

10 October 1976: Jackson Browne with Orleans @ RPI Field House.


1975

1 November 1975: Poco & McKendree Spring @ Proctor’s. RPI Field House was closed to concerts for two years.

4 May 1975: New Riders of the Purple Sage @ RPI Field House.


1974

16 November 1974: America with Chad Stuart @ RPI Field House.

21 October 1974: Jackson Browne @ RPI Field House.

20 September 1974: Sha Na Na @ RPI Field House.

8 March 1974: Seals & Crofts @ RPI Field House.


1973

29 November 1973: Maria Mudlaur, Andy Robinson, and Happy & Arty Traum.

20 October 1973: The Carpenters @ RPI Field House. Part of Oktoberfest weekend celebration.

28 September 1973: If & Dick Morissey @ ’87 Gym.

14 April 1973: Melanie @ RPI Field House.

23 February 1973: Bette Midler with Barry Manilow @ Houston Field House.


1972

30 October & 1 November 1972: Chicago @ Armory. First & only back-to-back show at RPI.

16 October 1972: Blood, Sweat & Tears @ Houston Field House.

29 September 1972: Isaac Hayes Movement @ RPI Field House.

17 September 1972: J. Geils Band @ RPI Field House.

21 April 1972: Sha Na Na @ Hudson Valley Civic Center. Part of the Soiree Weekend.

14 April 1972: Melanie @ RPI Field House.

23 February 1972: Better Midler @ Armory.


1971

4 December 1971: The Allman Brothers @ Hudson Valley Civic Center.

16 October 1971: Blood, Sweat & Tears @ RPI Field House. Part of Oktoberfest celebrations.

1 May 1971: Gordon Lightfoot @ RPI Field House. Part of the Soiree Weekend.

26 February 1971: The Youngbloods and Sugarloaf @ RPI Field House.


1970

9 October 1970: Santana @ RPI Field House.

15 May 1970: Paul Butterfield Blues Band.

9 May 1970: The Pentangle @ RPI Field House.

8 May 1970: Tim Buckley, MC5, and Ten Wheel Drive @ RPI Field House.

11 April 1970: Van Morrison @ ’87 Gym. Blanket Concert.

13 March 1970: Bill Cosby with Roberta Flack @ RPI Field House.

24 February 1970: The Fifth Dimension @ RPI Field House.

14 February 1970: McKendree Spring @ ’87 Gym. Blanket Concert.


1969

14 November 1969: Sonny & Cher @ RPI Field House.

17 October 1969: Iron Butterfly @ RPI Field House. Part of Oktoberfest weekend celebrations.

11 October 1969: Johnny Cash @ Houston Field House.

20 July 1969: Beach Boys @ Armory. During the moon landing; the band took breaks to watch the progress.

2 May 1969: Tom Rush and Flip Wilson @ RPI Field House.

8 March 1969: McKendree Spring @ McNeil Room.


1968

8 November 1968: Alan King and Janis Ian @ RPI Field House.

19 April 1968: Jimi Hendrix @ Armory.

18 April 1968: Eddie Arnold.

1 March 1968: Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons @ RPI Field House. Replaced two bands who had canceled their contracts.

10 February 1968: New Christy Minstrels @ RPI Field House.


1967

8 December 1967: The Doors with Tim Rose @ RPI Field House.

11 November 1967: Lovin’ Spoonful with Woody Allen @ RPI Field House.

4 November 1967: The Paul Butterfield Blues Band.

7 October 1967: Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels @ RPI Field House.

5 May 1967: Sammy Davis Jr. @ RPI Field House.

3 March 1967: The Rascals and The Association @ RPI Field House. Saturnalia Dance Concert.


1966

11 November 1966: Peter, Paul & Mary.

8 October 1966: Simon & Garfunkel with Little Anthony & the Imperials @ RPI Field House.

13 May 1966: The Brothers Four @ Armory.

6 May 1966: Ray Charles @ RPI Field House. Part of the Soiree Weekend.

12 March 1966: Barbara Dane.

5 March 1966: The Shirelles and Ramsey Louis Trio @ Crooked Lake House. Part of the Saturnalia Dance.

17 February 1966: Johny Mathis @ RPI Field House.


1965

12 November 1965: Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra @ Armory. For Military Weekend.

16 October 1965: Dave Drubeck @ RPI Field House. Part of Homecoming Weekend.

15 October 1965: Bobby Comstock & the Counts and Isley Brothers @ RPI Field House. Part of Homecoming Weekend.

25 July 1965: The Dave Clark Five and Bobby Comstock & the Counts @ RPI Field House.

30 April 1965: Peter, Paul & Mary @ RPI Field House. Part of Soiree Weekend.

5 March 1965: The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem @ Armory. Part of Saturnalia.

12 February 1965: Bob Dylan @ Armory.


1964

6 December 1964: Manfred Mann and Peter & Gordon @ RPI Field House.

7 November 1964: Pete Seeger @ ’87 Gym.

23 October 1964: Harry Belafonte @ RPI Field House.

9 October 1964: The Kingsmen and The Chiffons @ RPI Field House. For Homecoming Weekend.

6 October 1964: Mantovani @ RPI Field House.

4 September 1964: Beach Boys @ RPI Field House.

1 May 1964: Brothers Four with Leon Bibb @ RPI Field House.

24 April 1964: The Brothers Four and Leon Bibb @ RPI Field House. Part of Soiree Weekend.

28 February 1964: New Christy Minstrels @ Armory. Part of Saturnalia.


1963

15 November 1963: Judy Roderick, Logan English, and the Greenbriar Boys @ RPI Field House.

4 November 1963: Benny Goodman @ RPI Field House.

18 October 1963: Bud & Travis @ RPI Field House

5 October 1963: Mantovani @ RPI Field House.


1962

24 February 1962: Duke Ellington. Part of Saturnalia.

23 February 1962: Dave Drubeck. Part of Saturnalia.


1961

3 November 1961: Ray Charles @ RPI Field House.

13 October 1961: The Shirelles, Clarence “Frogman” Henry, The Jive Five, Duane Eddy, Paul Anka, Linda Scott, and Chubby Checker @ RPI Field House.


1960

21 February 1960: Dizzy Gillespie @ Armory. Part of Saturnalia.


1959


1958


1957

14 November 1957: Chuck Berry, The Crickets, and Fat Domino @ RPI Field House.


1956


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1953


1952


1951

28 April 1951: Freddy Martin & His Orchestra @ RPI Field House. Part of Soiree Weekend.


1950


1949


1948

15 May 1948: Dick Jurgens & His Orchestra @ Armory. Part of Soiree Weekend.