When the Eagles first performed in Hawaii more than 31 years ago, their opening act at the Waikiki Shell was a singer named Linda Ronstadt. Tickets were $3.50 to $6. The concert grossed $19,950, from which promoter Tom Moffatt says he made $2,099.
The band became one of the most fabled in rock history and did four more Hawaii concerts, including two Aloha Stadium performances, to always increasing audience numbers. [more]