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The last event at the Spectrum was a Pearl Jam concert on October 31, 2009. The arena was demolished between November 2010 and May 2011. Ground was broken on the arena on June 1, 1966, by Jerry Wolman and then-Philadelphia Mayor James Tate as the home of the NHL’s expansion Philadelphia Flyers. On March 1, 1968, wind blew part of the covering off the Spectrum’s roof during a performance of the Ice Capades, forcing the building to close for a month while Mayor Tate fought with then-Philadelphia County District Attorney Arlen Specter over responsibility for the construction of the roof, and the damage was repaired. In the 1970s, the venue’s location on Broad Street and the reputation for fisticuffs that the Flyers had developed led to the nickname “Broad Street Bullies. A plaque inside The Spectrum stated that it held the world record for the fastest conversion from Hockey to Basketball. The Spectrum, along with the Met Center and The Forum, was one of the first sports arenas to have a scoreboard with a messageboard. Furthermore, the messageboards on the Spectrum scoreboard were the first dot matrix screens in pro hockey or basketball, capable of photos, animation, and replays as well as messages.
0, in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals in front of a then-capacity crowd of 17,007. Ten NHL or NBA playoff championship series were hosted at the Spectrum. The Spectrum is the only venue to host the NBA and NHL All-Star Games in the same season, doing so in 1976, when it also hosted that year’s Final Four. In 2003 and 2004, the PBR brought their Built Ford Tough Series tour to the Spectrum. This section needs additional citations for verification. Billboard ad for the arena, 1974. Many concerts were been staged at the Spectrum beginning 1960s, often praised for its acoustic properties. In the 1970s, Electric Factory Concerts became the prominent concert promoter for the facility. Cream performed during their farewell tour there, supported by Lee Michaels.
Led Zeppelin performed on their second American tour in July 1969. The Doors performed a 95-minute show, a recording of which was released years later as, The Doors Live in Philadelphia ’70. The Grateful Dead played the Spectrum 53 times, by far the most of any musical act. Elvis Presley played The Spectrum for five shows between 1971 and 1977, his final performance there was May 28, 1977, just months before his death. Aerosmith played the venue 23 times between 1976 and 1994, including a few notorious performances in the late 1970s in which rowdy fans injured the band members with glass bottles and M-80s. Pink Floyd played the Spectrum in 1972, 1973, 1975 and 1977. Floyd member Roger Waters fell ill and did most of the show after a painkiller injection.