Northwest Dance & Music Venues
Courtesy of Larry Baker
The Yakima Armory
Yakima, Washington

Some of the bands and acts that performed at this place during those great years of NW music were:

The Checkers
Jerry Merritt and the Crowns
Electric Light Orchestra (E.L.O.)
The Flames
The Florescents
Paul Revere and the Raiders
The Rumblers
The Silhouettes
The Sonics
The Union Gap
Gene Vincent
The Wailers

Others ?

Courtesy of Larry Baker

Jerry Merritt - Yakima Armory in 1958 - Photo Courtesy of Liggett Taylor
Jerry Merritt appearing at the Yakima Armory in 1958 in concert with Gene VIncent

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Last Update:  19 July 2014
Credits:  Larry Baker, Liggett Taylor, David Bloom, Patrick Hobson