Music History: Commodore Ballroom & Mr C’s Rock Palace

Taken from comments by people in the FB Group “You Know Your’e From Lowell …,” here’s a list of some of the bands that played in the 1960s and ’70s at the legendary night spot and dance hall on Thorndike Street, now long gone.

Vanilla Fudge

The Buckinghams

Cream with Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker & Jack Bruce

Sam the Sham and the Pharoahs

Edgar Winter

Neil Diamond

1910 Fruitgum Company

Grand Funk Railroad

The Doors

Ten Years After

Rod Stewart & The Faces

Neil Diamond

Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels

B. B. King

and the local favorites: Little John & the Sherwoods