Concert History


Audio Rumble is in the process of compiling a list of EVERY SINGLE performance date for Tommy Conwell and the Young Rumblers in concert.

(If you have any dates and/or locations not mentioned here, contact Audio Rumble and help us complete this list!) 

Tommy Conwell's Young Rumblers (3-piece)
1984
  • {month?}{date?}, 1984 :::: Newark, DE, USADeer Park Tavern

1985
  • 02 JULY, 1985 ::::: Philadelphia, PA, USAJC Dobbs

1986
  • 01 SEP 1986 ::::: Philadelphia, PA, USAVeterans Stadium
    * Labor Day *
  • 04 DEC 1986 :::: Trenton, NJ, USATrenton State University
  • 08 DEC 1986 :::: Lock Haven, PA, USALock Haven University
  • 17 DEC 1986 :::: Ambler, PA, USAAmbler Cabaret
  • 18 DEC 1986 :::: Ardmore, PA, USA 23 East
  • 19 DEC 1986 :::: Philadelphia, PA, USAEmpire Rock Club
    * 93.3 WMMR Live Radio Broadcast *
  • 20 DEC 1986 :::: Swarthmore, PA, USAThe Grapevine
  • 25 DEC 1986 :::: Ardmore, PA, USA23 East Cabaret
    * 3rd Annual Christmas Benefit for the Homeless *
  • 26 DEC 1986 :::: Ardmore, PA, USA23 East
  • 27 DEC 1986 :::: Ardmore, PA, USA23 East
  • 31 DEC 1986 - 1 JAN 1987 :::: Newark, DE, USAStone Balloon
    * Happy New Year! *

Tommy Conwell and the Young Rumblers
1987
  • 20 FEB 1987 :::: Philadelphia, PA, USA The Spectrum
    * Performance after a Philadelphia 76ers game live on PRISM *
  • 26 FEB 1987 :::: Ardmore, PA, USA23 East Cabaret (2-night stand)
  • 27 FEB 1987 :::: Ardmore, PA, USA23 East Cabaret (2-night stand)
  • 5 MAR 1987 :::: Allentown, PA, USAGreen Pine Inn
  • 17 MAR 1987 :::: Towson, MD, USA – Maxwell's
  • 1 APR 1987 :::: Baltimore, MD, USATowson Center, Towson State University
    * WIYY 10th Anniversary Concert featuring K.B.C. Band, Tommy Conwell and the Young Rumblers, Great Train Robbery and the Cold Sweat Horns *
  • 10 APR 1987 :::: Philadelphia, PA, USAGatsby's [Penn State University]
  • 13 MAY 1987 :::: Washington, DC, USAThe Bayou 
  • 02 MAY 1987 :::: Newark, DE, USAUniversity of Delaware
    * Spring Fling at U of D *
  • 09 MAY 1987 :::: Newark, DE, USAStone Balloon
  • 23 JUN 1987 :::: Philadelphia, PA, USAThe Spectrum
    * Opening for Bryan Adams *
  • 30 JUL 1987 :::: Philadelphia, PA, USAVeterans Stadium (2-night stand)
    * Opening for David Bowie [Glass Spider Tour] * {w/ Squeeze}
  • 31 JUL 1987 :::: Philadelphia, PA, USAVeterans Stadium (2-night stand)
    * Opening for David Bowie [Glass Spider Tour] * {w/ Squeeze}
  • 07 AUG 1987 :::: Garden State Park, Cherry Hill, NJNew Jersey State Fair
  • 02 SEP 1987 :::: Sea Isle City, NJ, USAShenanigan's
  • 11 SEP 1987 :::: Amble, PA, USA Ambler Cabaret
  • 12 SEP 1987 :::: Lancaster, PA, USA Chameleon
  • 17 SEP 1987 :::: Levittown, PA, USA Kenwood Tavern
  • 19 SEP 1987 :::: Wildwood, NJ, USA London Ale House
  • 24 SEP 1987 :::: Philadelphia, PA, USA Veterans Stadium
    * 6 pm. Prior to Temple vs. Akron football game
  • 25 SEP 1987 :::: Ardmore, PA, USA 23 East Cabaret (2-night stand)
  • 26 SEP 1987 :::: Ardmore, PA, USA 23 East Cabaret (2-night stand)
  • 18 DEC 1987 :::: Philadelphia, PA, USAEmpire Rock Club

1988
  • 14 FEB 1988 :::: Philadelphia, PA, USAThe Spectrum
    * The Electric Factory Concerts' 20th Anniversary Dance Party
  • 16 APR 1988 :::: Philadelphia, USA - Rutgers University’s Camden campus [4th and Penn streets]
  • 27 APR 1988 :::: Philadelphia, PA, USAThe Spectrum
    * WMMR 20th Anniversary Party
  • 09 JUL 1988 :::: Newark, DE, USA - Stone Balloon
  • 24 JUL 1988 :::: Hershey, PA, USA - Hersheypark Stadium
    * Opening for Robert Plant [Now and Zen Tour] * {w/ Cheap Trick}
  • 04 AUG 1988 :::: Wilkes-Barre, PA, USAMarket Street Square
  • 05 AUG 1988 :::: Ardmore, PA, USA23 East
  • 06 AUG 1988 :::: Ardmore, PA, USA23 East
  • 11 AUG 1988 :::: Shipbottom, NJ, USAJoe Pop's
  • 12 AUG 1988 :::: Atlantic City, New Jersey, USATrump Plaza
    * WMMR Live Broadcast *
  • 13 AUG 1988 :::: Harrisburg, PA, USA Metron
  • 17 AUG 1988 :::: Sea Isle City, NJ, USAShenanigan's
  • 18 AUG, 1988 :::: Ocean City, MD, USAGraffitti
  • 19 AUG 1988 :::: Ocean City, Maryland, USAGraffitti
  • 20 AUG 1988 :::: Newark, DE, USAStone Balloon
  • 27 AUG 1988 :::: Lebanon, Pennsylania, USA - OnStage
    = Confirmation needed - listed as 'tentative' on concert flyer =
  • 01 SEP 1988 :::: Shipbottom, NJ, USA Joe Pop's
  • 13 SEP 1988 :::: Philadelphia, PA, USAChestnut Cabaret
    * 1st concert on TCYR's national 'Rumble' tour *
  • 23 SEP 1988 :::: Boston, MA, USA Paradise 
  • 03 OCT 1988 :::: New York City, NY, USABottom Line
  • 04 OCT 1988 :::: New York City, NY, USABottom Line
  • 11 OCT 1988 :::: Chicago, IL, USAPark West
  • 13 OCT 1988 :::: Houston, TX, USA Rockefeller's
    * Two sets beginning at 9 pm *
  • 22 OCT 1988 :::: San Diego, CA, USA Bacchanal 
  • 30 OCT 1988 :::: Seattle, WA, USA 99 Club
    * Halloween broadcast on KISW-FM *
  • 15 NOV 1988 :::: Tampa, Florida, USA – {unknown venue}
  • 26 NOV 1988 :::: Newark, Delaware, USA Stone Balloon


1989
  • 06 JAN 1989 :::: Baltimore, MD, USAHammerjacks
  • 18 JAN 1989 :::: Omaha, NE, USA - Ranch Bowl Entertainment Center
  • {date?} FEB 1989 :::: South Amboy, NJ, USAClub BenĂ©
  • 03 MAR 1989 :::: Lund, SwedenMejeriet
  • 06 MAR 1989 :::: Hamburg, Germany - Grosse Freiheit
  • 10 MAR 1989 :::: Amsterdam, NetherlandsThe Paradiso
  • {date?} MAR 1989 :::: Milan, Italy
  • 23 MAR - 30 MAR 1989 :::: Philadelphia, PA, USATheatre of Living Arts
    * Eight sold-out shows *
  • 08 APR 1989 :::: Asbury Park, NJ, USAStone Pony
  • 22 APR 1989 :::: Norton, MA, USAWheaton College 
  • 23 APR 1989 :::: Philadelphia, PA, USAPenn State
  • 29 APR 1989 :::: Syracuse, NY, USASyracuse University
  • 26 MAY 1989 :::: Ship Bottom, NJ, USAJoe Pop's
  • 29 MAY 1989 :::: Bensalem, PA, USAPennsylvania State Fair
  • 24 MAY 1989 :::: Philadelphia, PA, USAChestnut Cabaret (1st of 2-nights)
  • 25 MAY 1989 :::: Philadelphia, PA, USAChestnut Cabaret (2nd of 2-nights)
  • 20 APR 1989 :::: College Park, MD, USA University of Maryland, Ritchie Coliseum
  • Memorial Day, 1989 :::: Bensalem, PA, USAPennsylvania State Fair
    * Memorial Day *
  • 03 JUN 1989 :::: Portsmouth, NH, USAHarbour Festival
  • 04 JUN 1989 :::: Manchester, NH, USA Decadence Night Club 
  • 09 JUN 1989 :::: Hershey, PA, USA - Hersheypark Stadium* Opening for Rod Stewart [Out of Order Tour] *
  • 30 JUN 1989 :::: Asbury Park, NJStone Pony
  • 29 JUL 1989 :::: Newark, DE, USAStone Balloon
  • 30 JUL 1989 :::: Wildwood, NJ, USAThe Oasis
  • 31 DEC 1989 :::: Upper Darby, PA, USATower Theater


1990
  • 3 FEB 1990 :::: Asbury Park, NJ Stone Pony
  • {month?}{date?} 1990 :::: Cleveland, OH, USA Empire Concert Club
  • {date?} NOV 1990 :::: Pittsburgh, PA, USA The Graffiti Cafe Pub and Showcase
  • 03 DEC 1990 :::: Indianapolis, IN, USAThe Vogue Nightclub

1991
  • 26 JAN 1991 :::: Baltimore, MD, USAHammerjacks
  • 06 APR 1991 :::: Philadelphia, PA, USAThe Spectrum
    * TCYR opening for George Thorogood and the Destroyers
  •  25 MAY 1991 :::: Baltimore, MD, USAHammerjacks
  •  03 AUG 1991 :::: Wildwood, NJ, USA[On the beach in front of Wildwood Convention Center]
    * TCYR and John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band opening for The Beach Boys *

1999
  • 31 DEC 1999 - 1 JAN 2000 :::: Merion, PA, USAGeneral Wayne Inn

2005
  • 17 DEC 2005 :::: Newark, DE, USAStone Balloon

2008
  • 26 NOV 2008 :::: Philadelphia, PA, USA - The Electric Factory
    * TCYR open for The Hooters. Billed as WMMR GOBBLAROO 2008 *

2010
  • 21 AUG 2010 :::: Dewey Beach, DE, USABay Center
  • 06 NOV 2010 :::: Philadelphia, PA, USA Blockley Pourhouse
    * Sold Out Performance*

2011
  • 04 NOV :::: Philadelphia, PA, USA Blockley Pourhouse [Opening act - The Peace Creeps]
  • 05 NOV :::: Philadelphia, PA, USA Blockley Pourhouse * Sold Out Performance* [Opening act - Smash Palace]

2012
  • 23 NOV :::: Philadelphia, PA, USA - Electric Factory[Opening act - Bricklin]

2013


2014
  • 22 FEB 2014 :::: Lancaster, PA, USA Lancaster Roots and Blues Music Festival 
  • 10 MAY 2014 :::: Ardmore, PA, USA The Ardmore Music Hall 
  • 14 JUNE 2014 :::: Ambler, PA, USA Ambler Arts and Music Festival

2015
  • 25 APRIL 2014 :::: Ardmore, PA, USA The Ardmore Music Hall
  • 21 NOV 2015 :::: Ardmore, PA, USA  The Ardmore Music Hall


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Tommy Conwell Solo Dates 


2008
  • 01 FEB 2008 :::: Springfield, PA, USASpringfield High School
    * Tommy Conwell with opening act comedian Joe Conklin*
    Benefit Concert to raise money for the Save Darfur Fund
2009
  • 6 MAY 2009 :::: Philadelphia, PA, USAThe Tritone
    * Jazz trio Ellipsis perform the music of Ray Charles with special guest Tommy Conwell. *
2012
  • 8 AUGUST 2008 :::: Haddon Heights, NJ, USAMcLaughlin-Norcoss Dell in Haddon Lake Park
    *
    Tommy Conwell (backing band featuring Cliff Hillis on bass and Jim Hannum on drums) with opening guest Georgie Bonds. Part of The Sundown Music Series. *

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