20 Musical Memories From the Richfield Coliseum

52 comments

r-1.jpg

Who doesn't love and remember the Richfield Coliseum, that beacon of cement and boring architecture down I-77 situated amongst prairie fields and grazing farm animals?

With the help of some concert posters (many pulled from this awesome Facebook page) and a stray ticket stub or two, take a trip down musical memory lane to a time when the biggest bands in the world caravanned into the tiny town and tickets were less than $20.

What was your favorite show at the Palace on the Prairie?

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Cleveland Scene. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Cleveland Scene, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at [email protected].

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club


Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.


Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.


Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club for as little as $5 a month.