Performers: 1980 to 1989

1980

  • Joan Armatrading
  • George Benson
  • Blues Brothers
  • Jackson Browne
  • Doobie Brothers
  • Roberta Flack/Peabo Bryson
  • Hall & Oates
  • Al Jarreau
  • Barry Manilow
  • New York City Opera
  • Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Santana
  • South Side Johnny
  • James Taylor

1981

  • Ballet Highlights featuring Mikhail Baryshnikov
  • Ballet Highlights featuring Gelsey Kirkland and Natalia Makarova
  • Beach Boys
  • Pat Benatar
  • Peabo Bryson
  • Christopher Cross
  • Charlie Daniels Band
  • Doobie Brothers
  • Redd Fox
  • Roberta Flack
  • Millie Jackson
  • Walter Jackson
  • Al Jarreau
  • Jefferson Starship
  • Kansas
  • Kool & The Gang
  • Chuck Mangione
  • Melissa Manchester
  • Pat Metheny
  • Peter, Paul, & Mary
  • Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Bonnie Raitt
  • Santana
  • James Taylor
  • The Tubes

1982

  • Air Supply
  • American Ballet Theatre
  • B-52's
  • Beach Boys
  • Elton John
  • Gospel Keynotes
  • King Crimson
  • Kool Jazz Festival
  • Al Jarreau
  • Rickie Lee Jones
  • Gordon Lightfoot
  • Kenny Loggins / America
  • Peter, Paul, & Mary
  • "P.O.P '82"
  • Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Bonnie Raitt
  • Santana
  • Talking Heads
  • James Taylor
  • George Thorogood
  • Barry White

1983

  • American Ballet Theatre
  • Joan Armatrading
  • Beach Boys
  • Chicago
  • Elvis Costello
  • D-Train
  • Flock of Seagulls
  • Peter Gabriel
  • Hall & Oates
  • Al Jarreau
  • Kool Jazz Festival
  • Kenny Loggins
  • Barry Manilow
  • Men at Work
  • Pat Metheny
  • Bette Midler
  • Joni Mitchell
  • Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Smokey Robinson
  • Stylistics
  • Talking Heads

1984

  • American Ballet Theatre
  • The Band / Al Stewart
  • Peabo Bryson
  • King Crimson
  • Crosby, Stills, & Nash
  • John Denver
  • The Eurythmics
  • Jerry Garcia Band
  • GoGo's / Hooters / INXS
  • Happy Together Tour
  • Huey Lewis & The News
  • Julio Iglesias
  • Joe Jackson
  • Kool Jazz Festival
  • Cyndi Lauper / Hooters
  • Moody Blues
  • Pennsylvania Ballet Company
  • "Pershing 's Own" White House Army Band
  • Philadelphia Orchestra
  • The Pretenders
  • James Taylor / Randy Newman
  • Thompson Twins / Berlin
  • George Thorogood
  • UNCF Gospel Benefit

1985

  • Al Jarreau
  • Amy Grant
  • Anne Murray
  • Bryan Adams
  • Crosby, Stills, & Nash
  • Dan Fogelberg
  • Dire Straits
  • Don Henley
  • Gala: Henry Mancini & James Galway with the Philadelphia Orchestra "In The Pink"
  • Kenny Loggins
  • Neil Young
  • Pat Metheny
  • Pennsylvania Ballet Company
  • Petra
  • Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Philly Fest
  • Ray Charles / B.B. King
  • REO Speedwagon
  • Santana
  • The Kinks
  • Tom Petty

1986

  • Andreas Vollenweider
  • Beach Boys
  • Billy Ocean
  • Emerson, Lake & Palmer
  • Jackson Browne
  • James Taylor
  • Joan Armatrading
  • John Fogarty
  • Kirov Ballet
  • Lou Reed
  • Moody Blues
  • Pennsylvania Ballet Company
  • Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Robert Palmer
  • Santana
  • Spyro Gyra
  • Starship
  • Steve Wynwood
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan
  • The Dramatics
  • The Eurythmics
  • The Monkees
  • Van Morrison
  • Whitney Houston
  • Wyndham Hill Jazz

1987

  • Al Green - Gospel
  • Al Jarreau / Chaka Kahn
  • B.B. King
  • Crosby, Stills, & Nash
  • Dan Fogelberg
  • David Sanborn
  • James Taylor
  • Neil Young
  • New Order
  • Pat Metheny
  • Pennsylvania Ballet Company
  • Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Phyllis Hyman
  • Soul Revival
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan / Greg Allman
  • The Bangles
  • The Kinks
  • The Monkees
  • The Moody Blues
  • The O'Jays

1988

  • "Alexander Nevsky" Film with Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Bob Dylan
  • Bruce Hornsby
  • Crosby, Stills, & Nash
  • Dan Fogelberg
  • Debbie Gibson
  • Gospel Show: Walter Hawkins Family
  • James Taylor
  • Jethro Tull
  • Jimmy Buffett
  • Linda Ronstadt
  • Neil Young
  • Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Phyllis Hyman
  • Robert Palmer
  • Royal National Ballet of Spain
  • Sade
  • Sam Kinison
  • Squeeze / The Smithereens
  • Steve Wynwood
  • Tiffany
  • UB40

1989

  • "Cats"
  • 10,000 Maniacs / Adrian Belu / The Horseflies / Ziggy Marley
  • Al Jarreau / Take Six
  • Amy Grant
  • Average White Band / Rare Earth / War / Badfinger
  • Bee Gees
  • Carole King
  • Cher
  • Don Henley / Edie Brickell
  • Elvis Costello
  • Fine Young Cannibals / De La Soul / The Mint Juleps
  • Jackson Browne
  • Jefferson Airplane
  • Jimmy Buffett / Neville Brothers
  • Kenny G
  • Legends of Motown - Temptations / Dramatics / Blue Notes
  • Little Feat / Melissa Etheridge
  • New Kids on the Block
  • New Order / Public Image Limited / Sugarcubes
  • Pat Metheny
  • Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Phyllis Hyman
  • REM / Throwing Muses
  • Rick Astley / Martika
  • Ringo Starr and His All Star Band
  • Rod Stewart
  • Stevie Nicks
  • Stop The Violence
  • The Kinks / John Eddie
  • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers / The Replacements