Concerts at Rocky Point Park

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Warwick Life host Scott Nerney talks with editor George LaCross from the amusement park fan site Laff in the Dark.


From Patti Page in 1952 to Weezer in 1994, concerts at the Palladium and Midway stage were an essential part of Rocky Point. Hear about shows by small acts that would become big, the night in 1978 when REO Speedwagon, AC/DC, Blue Öyster Cult, and Thin Lizzy all played, the group that caused the power to go out three times, and the 1984 concert that caused a traffic jam from Warwick to Cranston:


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Warwick Life highlights what’s special in Warwick, Rhode Island and helps listeners get the most from this seaside community. Warwick Life is produced by Scott Nerney and presented by the Varnum Memorial Armory Military & Naval Museum.


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