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1980 03 30 Stewart Harris Dimoliatis.jpg 1980 03 30 Sting Harris Dimoliatis.jpg
photos from the press conference - copyright Harris Dimoliatis
1980 03 30 The Police 1 Harris Dimoliatis.jpg 1980 03 30 The Police 2 Harris Dimoliatis.jpg
photos from Stadiou Street - copyright Joseph Avramoglou
1980 03 30 ticket Toni Carbo.jpg
a ticket for this concert - provided by Toni Carbó
Performance summary
Artist performing: The Police
Tour: 1979-1980 Reggatta de Blanc Tour
Venue: Sporting Hall
Location: Athens, Greece
Support acts: SUPPORT ACTS
Ticket prices: 350 Drachmas

On 1980-03-30, The Police performed at the Sporting Hall in Athens, Greece.


Recording information

There's an (uncirculated) audio recording of this concert.


The Police flew to from Cairo to Athens today. They did a press conference and were then photographed outside on Stadiou Street (where The Police stayed at the Esperia Palace Hotel).

Clips from one of the Greece concerts are shown in Around The World.

The concerts were promoted by Theodore Kritas. The Police were supposed to get 200.000 drachmas for their gigs.

About 2.000 people without tickets tried to enter the venue, causing riots outside.

See also

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External links

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sources: ticket, ad, POLICE FILE no.2; Around The World; photos in Greek mag (date from photographer Harris Dimoliatis), personal information

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