Rolling Stones Ticket Stub

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Rolling Stones Ticket Stub

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Rolling Stones Ticket


Orlando (Fla.)
Music--United States
Blues (Music)--United States
Rock music--United States


A ticket stub for a concert featuring The Rolling Stones at the Tangerine Bowl, located at 1610 West Church Street in Downtown Orlando, Florida, on October 25, 1981. The ticket was $15.60, including tax, and the show began at noon, with the doors opening at 9 a.m. with Van Halen as the opening act. The concert was promoted by Cellar Door Productions and Beach Club Productions. The Tangerine Bowl has been also known as Orlando Stadium, the Citrus Bowl, Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium and is currently known as Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium. It opened in 1936 and has been home to numerous sporting and entertainment events throughout its existence.

The Rolling Stones is a British rock and blues band formed in 1962 that has become one of the most successful musical acts of all time. The band enjoyed the height of their commercial and critical success during the 1960s and 1970s. The Rolling Stones 1981 Tour was the first time a band had a corporate sponsorship, allowing Jōvan Musk to pay them "several million dollars" to sponsor the tour without the band having to officially endorse the company. The band explained that "selling out" to corporate sponsors would help keep ticket prices down. The average ticket price was $16 and the tour grossed $50 million in tickets sales, the highest of any tour in 1981. This would be the last time the band toured the United States until 1989.


Original ticket stub: Private Collection of Carl Knickerbocker.

Date Created

ca. 1981-10-25


Knickerbocker, Carl

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original ticket stub.

Is Part Of

Rock Collection, Central Florida Music History Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.




338 KB


1 ticket stub






Tangerine Bowl, Orlando, Florida

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History Teacher

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Carl Knickerbocker and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.


Cravero, Geoffrey

Digital Collection

Source Repository

Private Collection of Carl Knickerbocker

External Reference

Booth, Stanley. The True Adventures of the Rolling Stones. Chicago, IL: A Capella, 2000.
Kozak, Roman. "Rockbill Ties Music Acts With Advertisers." Billboard Newspaper (October 17, 1981): 6, 17.
Loder, Kurt and Steven Pond. "Stones Tour Pays Off." Rolling Stone 361 (January 21, 1982). (accessed February 17, 2015).
Galbraith, Gary. "1981 American Tour 1981 (Still Life) Part 1: 14th September to 26th October." The "Rocks Off" Rolling Stones Setlists Page. (accessed February 17, 2015).



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