This is really sad...and only ten seconds long. It shows the final demolition of our beloved Lansing Civic Center as it crumbles to the ground.

Why is it so beloved by many? Because of the wonderful GREAT acts that were brought in to entertain us.

Who performed there, some may ask? Well, dig these:

ADAM ANT
ALDO NOVA
ALICE COOPER
APRIL WINE
ART GARFUNKEL
ASSOCIATION
BABYS
BAD COMPANY
BEACH BOYS
BLOOD, SWEAT & TEARS
BLUE OYSTER CULT
BON JOVI
BUDDY MILES
CANNED HEAT
CARPENTERS
CHEAP TRICK
CHUCK BERRY
CROSBY, STILLS AND NASH
DANNY AND THE JUNIORS
DAVE CLARK 5
DAVE MASON
DEL SHANNON
DOLLY PARTON
DONNIE IRIS
DUKE ELLINGTON
EDDIE MONEY
FOGHAT
FOUR SEASONS
FRANKIE VALLI
GENE AUTRY
GORDON LIGHTFOOT
GUESS WHO
HALL AND OATES
HARRY CHAPIN
INXS
IRON MAIDEN
J. GEILS BAND
JAMES BROWN
JEFFERSON STARSHIP
JERRY LEE LEWIS
JOHN DENVER
JOHNNY CASH
JOSE’ FELICIANO
JOURNEY
JUDAS PRIEST

getty

KISS
KINKS
LEO SAYER
LETTERMEN
LITTLE ANTHONY AND THE IMPERIALS
LITTLE FEAT
MEN AT WORK
MERLE HAGGARD
MOLLY HATCHET
MOTLEY CRUE
NAZARETH
NEIL YOUNG
OZZY OSBOURNE
PETER FRAMPTON
PSYCHEDELIC FURS
QUIET RIOT
RAINBOW
RATT
REO SPEEDWAGON
ROBERT PALMER
ROMANTICS
RONNIE JAMES DIO
RUSH
SAM THE SHAM AND THE PHARAOHS
SAMMY HAGAR
SCREAMIN’ JAY HAWKINS
SHEENA EASTON
STEVE MARTIN
STRAY CATS
TED NUGENT
38 SPECIAL
TRIUMPH
TURTLES
WAYLON JENNINGS
WHITESNAKE
ZZ TOP

It opened in 1955 and was demolished in 1999......sad, sad, sad.....