AC/DC’s 5th stop on their current US leg of the ‘Rock or Bust’ tour is Columbus, Ohio. Since their first gig here on April 13, 1977 at Club Agora with an attendance of approximately 2000 rabid gig-goers, the band have played a total of 9 shows in the city.
With venues ranging from the Value City Arena at the Schottenstein Center with an attendance of over 14,000, Nationwide Arena, AC/DC have played every great concert space in Columbus including Polaris Ampitheater, St. John Arena, Fairgrounds Coliseum (supported by UFO) and Franklin Co Veteran’s Memorial.
They’ve had a vast array of opening acts in the city including UFO, Cheap Trick, Pat Travers, Sinomatic and The Answer.
The last time they played Columbus was 8 years ago on their ‘Black Ice’ tour on November 21, 2008 and the set list from the night was as follows:
Rock 'n' Roll Train
Hell Ain't a Bad Place to Be
Back in Black
Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap
Shoot to Thrill
You Shook Me All Night Long
Whole Lotta Rosie
Let There Be Rock
Highway to Hell
For Those About to Rock (We Salute You)
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