1982/1983 Van Halen Tour Dates
Diver Down Tour (1982-1983)
The Hide Your Sheep tour sold out all 80 of it's US concerts during an industry wide slump in concert ticket sales. It was the largest production ever taken on the road at that time, with 1.4 million watts of light, 10,000 watts of sound and 170 tons of equipment. Three shows (**) had to be rescheduled (***) after Edward accidentally fractured his wrist.
Date Location Venue Opening Act
7/14/82 Augusta, GA Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center After The Fire
7/16/82 Greensboro, NC Greensboro Coliseum N/A
7/17/82 Charlotte, NC Charlotte Coliseum N/A
7/18/82 Columbia, SC Carolina Coliseum N/A
7/20/82 Knoxville, TN Knoxville Coliseum After The Fire
7/22/82 Birmingham, AL Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center After The Fire
7/23/82 Jackson, MS Mississippi Coliseum N/A
7/24/82 Biloxi, MS Mississippi Coast Coliseum N/A
7/27/82 Nashville, TN Nashville Memorial Coliseum After The Fire
7/29/82 Dayton, OH Hara Arena N/A
7/30/82 Louisville, KY Freedom Hall After The Fire
7/31/82 Ft. Wayne, IN Ft. Wayne Coliseum N/A
8/03/82 Rockford, IL Rockford Metro Centre After The Fire
8/04/82 Des Moines, IA Veterans Memorial Coliseum After The Fire
8/06/82 St. Louis, MO Checkerdome After The Fire
8/07/82 Kansas City, MO Kemper Arena After The Fire
8/08/82 Omaha, NE Omaha Civic Auditorium N/A
8/10/82 St. Paul, MN St. Paul Civic Center After The Fire
8/11/82 Madison, WI Dane County Coliseum N/A
8/13/82 Detroit, MI Cobo Hall N/A
8/14/82 Detroit, MI Cobo Hall After The Fire
8/15/82 Detroit, MI Cobo Hall N/A
8/16/82 Milwaukee, WI The Mecca After The Fire (moved to the 17th)
8/17/82 Milwaukee, WI The Mecca After The Fire
8/18/82 Green Bay, WI Brown County Arena After The Fire
8/19/82 Chicago, IL UIC Circle Pavilion After The Fire
8/20/82 Chicago, IL The Pavilion N/A
8/21/82 Cleveland, OH Richfield Coliseum After The Fire
9/01/82 Portland, OR Portland Memorial Coliseum After The Fire
9/02/82 Seattle, WA Seattle Center Coliseum N/A
9/03/82 Vancouver, BC Pacific Coliseum After The Fire
9/05/82 Fresno, CA Selland Arena After The Fire
9/07/82 Phoenix, AZ Veterans Memorial Coliseum After The Fire
9/09/82 Inglewood, CA Fabulous Forum After The Fire
9/10/82 Inglewood, CA Fabulous Forum After The Fire
9/11/82 Inglewood, CA Fabulous Forum After The Fire
9/14/82 San Francisco, CA Cow Palace After The Fire
9/15/82 San Francisco, CA Cow Palace After The Fire
9/17/82 LasVegas, NV Alladin Theatre N/A
9/19/82 El Paso, TX El Paso County Coliseum N/A
9/21/82 Oklahoma City, OK The Myriad After The Fire
9/22/82 Tulsa, OK Assembly Hall N/A
9/23/82 Houston, TX The Summit N/A
9/24/82 Houston, TX The Summit N/A
9/25/82 Shreveport, LA Hirsch Memorial Coliseum After The Fire
10/07/82 New Haven, CT New Haven Coliseum After The Fire
10/08/82 New York, NY Madison Square Garden After The Fire
10/09/82 Syracuse, NY Carrier Dome After The Fire
10/11/82 Largo, MD Capital Centre After The Fire
10/12/82 Largo, MD Capital Centre After The Fire
10/13/82 Uniondale, NY Nassau Coliseum N/A
10/14/82 Pittsburgh, PA Pittsburgh Civic Center N/A
10/15/82 East Rutherford, NJ Meadowlands **
10/16/82 East Rutherford, NJ Meadowlands **
10/18/82 Uniondale, NY Nassau Coliseum **
10/19/82 Philadelphia, PA The Spectrum The Bandit Band
10/20/82 Philadelphia, PA The Spectrum The Bandit Band
10/22/82 Worcester, MA The Centrum The Bandit Band
10/23/82 Worcester, MA The Centrum The Bandit Band
10/24/82 Worcester, MA The Centrum The Bandit Band
10/26/82 Toronto, ON Maple Leaf Gardens The Bandit Band
10/27/82 Montreal, QC Montreal Forum The Bandit Band
10/30/82 Roanoke, VA Roanoke Civic Center The Bandit Band
10/31/82 Hampton, VA Hampton Coliseum The Bandit Band
11/01/82 Pittsburgh, PA Pittsburgh Civic Center The Bandit Band
11/03/82 Atlanta, GA The Omni The Bandit Band
11/05/82 Cincinnati, OH Riverfront Coliseum The Bandit Band
11/06/82 Lexington, KY Rupp Arena After The Fire Canceled
11/07/82 Chattanooga, TN UTC Arena The Bandit Band
11/13/82 Uniondale, NY Nassau Coliseum The Bandit Band (***)
11/14/82 East Rutherford, NJ Brendan Byrne Arena The Bandit Band (***)
11/15/82 East Rutherford, NJ Brendan Byrne Arena The Bandit Band (***)
11/18/82 Dallas, TX Reunion Arena After The Fire
11/19/82 Dallas, TX Reunion Arena After The Fire
11/20/82 Austin, TX Frank C. Erwin, Jr. Special Events Center After The Fire
11/22/82 San Antonio, TX San Antonio Convention Center Arena The Bandit Band
11/24/82 Wichita, KS Kansas Coliseum The Bandit Band
11/26/82 Baton Rouge, LA Riverside Centroplex The Bandit Band
11/28/82 Mobile, AL Mobile Municipal Auditorium The Bandit Band
11/29/82 Huntsville, AL Von Braun Civic Center The Bandit Band
11/30/82 Asheville, NC Asheville Civic Center The Bandit Band
12/02/82 Memphis, TN Mid-South Coliseum The Bandit Band
12/04/82 Johnson City, TN Freedom Hall The Bandit Band
12/05/82 Raleigh, NC Reynolds Coliseum The Bandit Band
12/07/82 Lakeland, FL Lakeland Civic Center The Bandit Band
12/08/82 Lakeland, FL Lakeland Civic Center The Bandit Band
12/09/82 Hollywood, FL Hollywood Sportatorium The Bandit Band
12/10/82 Hollywood, FL Hollywood Sportatorium The Bandit Band
12/11/82 Jacksonville, FL Jacksonville Coliseum The Bandit Band
1/16/83 Caracas, VZ Poliedro de Caracas Massakre
1/17/83 Caracas, VZ Poliedro de Caracas Massakre
1/18/83 Caracas, VZ Poliedro de Caracas Massakre
1/21/83 Sao Paulo, BR Ibirapuera Gymnasium Patrulha do Espaco
1/22/83 Sao Paulo, BR Ibirapuera Gymnasium Patrulha do Espaco
1/23/83 Sao Paulo, BR Ibirapuera Gymnasium Patrulha do Espaco
1/25/83 Rio De Janeiro, BR Maracanăzinho Gymnasium N/A
1/26/83 Rio De Janeiro, BR Maracanăzinho Gymnasium N/A
1/27/83 Rio De Janeiro, BR Maracanăzinho Gymnasium N/A
1/28/83 Porto Alegre, BR Gigantinho Gymnasium N/A
1/29/83 Porto Alegre, BR Gigantinho Gymnasium N/A
2/01/83 Porto Alegre, BR Gigantinho Gymnasium N/A
2/05/83 Montevideo, UR Cilindro Municipal (The Municipal Cylinder) N/A
2/07/83 Buenos Aires, AR Obras Stadium N/A
2/11/83 Buenos Aires, AR Obras Stadium N/A
5/29/83 San Bernardino, CA Glen Helen Pavilion (US Festival) Quiet Riot, Mötley Crüe, Ozzy Osbourne, Judas Priest, Triumph, Scorpions, Van Halen