The Jackson 5 played shows in malls and venues mainly in the state of Illinois before 1968 and later played clubs and theaters in Chicago and New York for two years, before the band signed with Motown in March 1969. The Jackson 5 win Superdog Finals in Amateur Night at the Apollo on 14 February, 1969.

 

1968

Date Venue Place Event
14 February Apollo Theater New York, NY Super Dog Finals Amateur Night
6 April Guys & Gals Club Chicago, IL  
13 April Guys & Gals Club Chicago, IL   
27 April Guys & Gals Club Chicago, IL   
4 May  Guys & Gals Club Chicago, IL   
11 May Guys & Gals Club  Chicago, IL   
24 May Apollo Theater  New York, NY  Etta James headlining 
25 May  Apollo Theater  New York, NY  Etta James headlining 
26 May  Apollo Theater  New York, NY  Etta James headlining 
27 May  Apollo Theater  New York, NY  Etta James headlining 
28 May Apollo Theater  New York, NY  Etta James headlining 
29 May Apollo Theater  New York, NY  Etta James headlining 
30 May Apollo Theater  New York, NY  Etta James headlining 
31 May Capitol Theater Chicago, IL  J5 participate in fund raiser for a youth center some time during this week
1 June Capitol Theater  Chicago, IL   
2 June Capitol Theater  Chicago, IL   
3 June Capitol Theater  Chicago, IL   
4 June Capitol Theater  Chicago, IL   
5 June Capitol Theater  Chicago, IL   
6 June Capitol Theater  Chicago, IL   
12 July Regal Theater Chicago, IL Battle of the Groups 
13 July  Regal Theater Chicago, IL  Battle of the Groups  
14 July  Regal Theater Chicago, IL  Battle of the Groups  
15 July Regal Theater  Chicago, IL  Battle of the Groups  
16 July Regal Theater  Chicago, IL  Battle of the Groups  
17 July Regal Theater  Chicago, IL  Battle of the Groups  
18 July Regal Theater  Chicago, IL  Battle of the Groups  
19 July Regal Theater  Chicago, IL  Battle of the Groups  
20 July Regal Theater  Chicago, IL  Battle of the Groups  
21 July Regal Theater  Chicago, IL  Battle of the Groups  
10 August  Central Park Theater  Chicago, IL   Jerry Butler headlining; shows at 2:00, 6:00 and 10:00 pm 
11 August Central Park Theater  Chicago, IL   Jerry Butler headlining; shows at 2:00, 6:00 and 10:00 pm 
11 August  Guys and Gals Club  Chicago, IL  show at 11.30 pm 
6 October Guys and Gals Club  Chicago, IL   
13 October  Guys and Gals Club  Chicago, IL    
1 November  High Chaparral Lounge  Chicago, IL  Marshall and the Chi-Lites headlining 
21 December  High Chaparral Lounge  Chicago, IL    
22 December      High Chaparral Lounge       Chicago, IL    
23 December High Chaparral Lounge  Chicago, IL    
29 December  Apollo Theater  New York, NY       Sam & Dave headlining 
30 December Apollo Theater  New York, NY  Sam & Dave headlining 
31 December Apollo Theater  New York, NY  Sam & Dave headlining 
1 January Apollo Theater  New York, NY  Sam & Dave headlining 
2 January Apollo Theater  New York, NY  Sam & Dave headlining 

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Credit goes to J5 Collector for the show dates. 
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1969

Date Venue Place Event
7 March High Chaparral Lounge Chicago, IL  
8 March High Chaparral Lounge Chicago, IL  
9 March High Chaparral Lounge Chicago, IL   
25 April Met Theater Chicago, IL  Delfonics headlining 
26 April Met Theater Chicago, IL  Delfonics headlining
27 April Met Theater Chicago, IL  Delfonics headlining 
28 April Met Theater Chicago, IL  Delfonics headlining 
29 April  Met Theater Chicago, IL   Delfonics headlining
30 April Met Theater Chicago, IL   Delfonics headlining
1 May  Met Theater Chicago, IL  Delfonics headlining
4 May Guys and Gals Club Chicago, IL    
9 May High Chaparral Lounge Chicago, IL   
10 May High Chaparral Lounge Chicago, IL   
11 May High Chaparral Lounge Chicago, IL   
20 June Apollo Theater New York, NY  sharing a bill with Joe Simon and The Five Stairsteps 
21 June Apollo Theater New York, NY  sharing a bill with Joe Simon and The Five Stairsteps 
22 June Apollo Theater  New York, NY  sharing a bill with Joe Simon and The Five Stairsteps 
23 June Apollo Theater New York, NY   sharing a bill with Joe Simon and The Five Stairsteps
24 June Apollo Theater New York, NY  sharing a bill with Joe Simon and The Five Stairsteps 
25 June Apollo Theater New York, NY  sharing a bill with Joe Simon and The Five Stairsteps 
26 June Apollo Theater New York, NY  sharing a bill with Joe Simon and The Five Stairsteps
11 July  Guys and Gals Club Chicago, IL  shows at 11:30 pm and 2:00 am
12 July  Guys and Gals Club Chicago, IL  shows at 11:30 pm and 2:00 am
16 August The Forum Los Angeles, CA  as opening act for Diana Ross and the Supremes
22 August Madison Square Garden New York, NY Miss Black America Pageant
29 August Gilroy Stadium Gary, IN Festival Gary 69 

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Credit goes to J5 Collector for the show dates. 

The Jackson 5 played over 160 concerts all over the world including Japan, Hawai, United Kingdom, South America, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, Australia, Mexico, The Philippines and the West Indies over a 4-year period. 

 

1973

Date Venue Place Country
2 March Coliseum Oklahoma City, OK United States
3 March Coliseum Monroe, LA United States 
4 March Astrodome Houston, TX United States 
Japan Tour      
27 April Imperial Theater Tokyo Japan 
28 April Yubin Chokin Hall Hiroshima Japan 
30 April Koseinankin Hall Osaka Japan 
1 May Festival Hall Osaka Japan
2 May Budokan Tokyo Japan
5 May Coliseum Portland, OR United States
6 May Seattle Center Coliseum Seattle, WA United States
18 May Spectrum Philadelphia, PA United States
19 May  Hara Arena Dayton, OH  United States 
20 May St John Arena Columbus, OH  United States 
Australia & New Zealand Tour      
23 June  Brisbane Festival Hall  Brisbane  Australia 
26 June  Festival Hal  Melbourne  Australia
1 July  Apollo Stadium  Adelaide  Australia 
2 July  Hordern Pavilion  Sydney Austrlia 
4 July Town Hall Christchurch New Zealand 
5 July Athletic Park Wellington  New Zealand
13 July  Boston Gardens Boston, MA United States
14 July  Veterans Memorial Coliseum New Haven, CT  United States  
15 July Civic Center Providence, RI United States  
17 July Hiram Bithorn Stadium San Juan

Puerto Rico

20 July Civic Arena Pittsburgh, PA United States  
21 July Pocono State Fair Long Pond, PA United States
22 July Madison Square Garden New York, NY United States 
24 July International Amphitheater Chicago, IL United States
25 July International Amphitheater Chicago, IL United States
27 July Public Auditorium  Cleveland, OH  United States 
28 July Olympia Stadium Detroit, MI United States 
29 July   Indianapolis, IN United States
August   Coliseum, Richmond, VA  United States 
August Hampton Roads Coliseum Hampton, VA United States  
August Civic Center Baltimore, MD United States  
August Coliseum Greensboro, NC  United States  
August Municipal Auditorium  Nashville, TN  United States  
10 August Carolina Coliseum Columbia, SC United States  
11 August The Omni Atlanta, GA  United States  
12 August Convention Center  Miami, FL  United States  
17 August Mid-South Coliseum  Memphis, TN United States  
18 August Kiel Auditorium  St Louis, MO United States  
19 August  Indiana State Fair  Indianapolis, IN United States  
21 August Municipal Auditorium  New Orleans, LA  United States  
22 August Memorial Auditorium  Dallas, TX United States  
24 August Cow Palace  San Francisco, CA  United States  
25 August The Forum  Los Angeles, CA  United States  
26 August   Las Vegas, NV  United States  
29 August   Montreal, QB Canada 
31 August Ohio State Fair  Columbus, OH  United States 
2 September International Center Arena  Honolulu, HI  United States  

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Credit goes to J5 Collector for the show dates. 
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1974 

Date Venue Place Country  
4 January Capitol Center, Largo, MD United States  
Senegal, Africa Tour        
1 February Demba Diop Stadium Dakar Senegal   
2 February Theatre National Daniel Soran Dakar Senegal  
3 February Theatre National Daniel Soran Dakar Senegal  
22 February Astrodome Houston, TX United States  
7 April MGM Grand Hotel Las Vegas United States opening night
9 - 23 April MGM Grand Hotel Las Vegas United States 15 shows
26 April Sahara Tahoe Lake Tahoe, NV United States  
27 April Sahara Tahoe Lake Tahoe, NV United States  
28 April Sahara Tahoe Lake Tahoe, NV United States  
13 May RFK Stadium Washington, DC United States   
24 June Mill Run Theater Chicago, IL United States   
25 June Mill Run Theater Chicago, IL United States  
26 June Mill Run Theater Chicago, IL United States    
27 June Mill Run Theater Chicago, IL United States    
28 June Mill Run Theater Chicago, IL

United States

 
29 June Mill Run Theater Chicago, IL United States    
30 June Mill Run Theater Chicago, IL United States  
8 July Circle Star Theatre San Carlos, CA United States   
9 July Circle Star Theatre San Carlos, CA United States  
10 July Circle Star Theatre San Carlos, CA United States  
11 July Circle Star Theatre San Carlos, CA United States   
12 July Circle Star Theatre San Carlos, CA United States   
13 July Circle Star Theatre  San Carlos, CA United States  
14 July Circle Star Theatre San Carlos, CA  United States   
19 July Three Rivers Stadium Pittburgh, PA United States    
20 July New Jersey State Fair Trenton, NJ United States    
21 July Virginia Coliseum Richmond VA United States    
26 July New York Memorial Auditorium Buffalo, NY United States    
27 July Madison Square Garden New York, NY United States    
29 July Front Row Theater Cleveland, OH United States    
30 July Front Row Theater Cleveland, OH United States    
31 July Front Row Theater Cleveland, OH United States    
August Front Row Theater Cleveland, OH United States    
August  Front Row Theater Cleveland, OH United States    
August Front Row Theater Cleveland, OH  United States    
August Front Row Theater Cleveland, OH United States    
6 August Von Braun Civic Center Huntsville, AL United States    
August Louisiana Auditorium New Orleans, LA  United States    
10 August Kiel Auditorium  St. Louis, MO United States    
11 August Municipal Auditorium    United States  
16 August Civic Center St. Paul, MN United States   
17 August World Expo Spokane, WA United States    
21 August - 3 September MGM Grand Hotel Las Vegas, NV United States 14 shows
South America Tour        
4 September - 1 October   including Panama, Venezuela and Brazil South America  
4 October Sahara Tahoe Lake Tahoe, NV United States  
5 October Sahara Tahoe Lake Tahoe, NV United States  
6 October Sahara Tahoe Lake Tahoe, NV United States  
Asian Tour        
7 October - 1 November   including Japan, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, Philippines Asia  
3 November Coliseum Oakland, CA United States  
20 November - 3 December MGM Grand Hotel Las Vegas, NV  United States  15 shows

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Credit goes to J5 Collector and Jackson5abc.com for the show dates.
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1975

Date Venue Place Country 
January     West Indies
6 February Radio City Music Hal, New York, NY United States
7 February Radio City Music Hal New York, NY United States
8 February Radio City Music Hal New York, NY United States
9 February Radio City Music Hal New York, NY United States
10 February Radio City Music Hal New York, NY United States
11 February Radio City Music Hal New York, NY United States
12 February Radio City Music Hal New York, NY United States
8 March   Kingston Jamaica
9 April MGM Grand Hotel Las Vegas, NV United States
10 April MGM Grand Hotel Las Vegas, NV United States
11 April MGM Grand Hotel Las Vegas, NV United States
12 April MGM Grand Hotel Las Vegas, NV United States
13 April MGM Grand Hotel Las Vegas, NV United States
14 April MGM Grand Hotel Las Vegas, NV United States
15 April MGM Grand Hotel Las Vegas, NV United States
16 April MGM Grand Hotel Las Vegas, NV United States
17 April MGM Grand Hotel Las Vegas, NV United States
18 April MGM Grand Hotel Las Vegas, NV     United States
30 June Nanuet Star Theater     Nanuet, NY United States
31 June Nanuet Star Theater Nanuet, NY United States
1 July Nanuet Star Theater Nanuet, NY United States
2 July Nanuet Star Theater Nanuet, NY United States
3 July Nanuet Star Theater Nanuet, NY United States
4 July Nanuet Star Theater Nanuet, NY United States
5 July Nanuet Star Theater Nanuet, NY United States
1 September     Mount Vernon Memorial Stadium Mount Vernon, NY     United States
December     Mexico

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Credit goes to J5 Collector and Jackson5abc.com for the show dates. 
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1976

The original Jackson 5 last group tour included 6 concerts in Manila, Phillipines, less than a month after Jermaine decided to stay at Motown when his brothers moved on to another label as The Jacksons. 

Date Venue Place Country 
13 February Folk Art Theater Manila Philippines
14 February Folk Art Theater Manila Philippines 
15 February Folk Art Theater Manila Philippines
17 February Araneta Coliseum     Manila     Philippines
18 February    Araneta Coliseum Manila  Philippines
19 February Araneta Coliseum Manila  Philippines

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Credit goes to Jackson5abc.com for the show dates. 

Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon and Michael visit venues in circa 50 cities during their third tour of the US. 

Date Venue Place  
1 January Municipal Auditorium Nashville, TN  
2 January Coliseum Greenville, SC  
12 January City Auditorium Atlanta, GA  
30 June Madison Square Garden New York, NY  
1 July Civic Center Baltimore, MD  
2 July Scope Norfolk, VA  
7 July Coliseum Richmond, VA  
8 July Coliseum  Charlotte, NC  
9 July Coliseum Greensboro, NC  
14 July Cincinnati Gardens Cincinnati, OH  
15 July  Civic Center Arena Pittsburgh, PA  
16 July  Public Auditorium Cleveland, OH   
18 July  International Amphitheater Chicago, IL  
21 July Civic Center Arena Pittsburgh, PA  
22 July Memorial Auditorium Dallas, TX  
23 July Coliseum Houston, TX  
24 July Memorial Auditorium New Orleans, LA  
4 August Coliseum Columbia, SC  
5 August   Atlanta, GA  
6 August Municipal Auditorium Nashville, TN  
11 August   Savannah, GA  
12 August   Washington, DC  
13 August   Charlotte, WV  
17 August Kentucky State Fair Louisville, KY  
18 August Municipal Auditorium St. Louis, MO  
19 August Kiel Auditorium St. Louis, MO  
20 August Indiana State Fair Indianapolis, IN  
22 August Missouri State Fair Sedalia, MO  
25 August Cow Palace San Francisco, CA  
26 August The Forum Los Angeles, CA  
27 August   San Diego, CA  
30 September     International Amphitheater     Chicago, IL PUSH Expo: Save the Children (2:00 pm show)

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Credit goes to J5 Collector for the show dates. 

The brothers 12-day tour (2 November - 12 November) in Europe had them break attendance records previously held by The Beatles. During the tour, the band performed for Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother.

 

Date Venue Place Country   
30 October Palladium London England   
2 November Concertgebouw Amsterdam The Netherlands   
4 November Circus Krone Munich Germany   
5 November Stadhalle Offenbach Frankfurt Germany   
6 November Olympia Theater Paris France   
9 November    Odeon Birmingham England  (two shows: 6:30 and 9:00 pm
10 November Belle Vue Manchester England  
11 November Empire Liverpool England  (broke attendance record previously held by the Beatles)
12 November Empire Pool Wembley England  (two shows: 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm)

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Credit goes to J5 Collector for the show dates. 

The five brothers' second US tour featured about 43 performances in US cities such as Philadelphia, New York and Milwaukee. The Commodores, led by Lionel Richie, opened for the five quintet.

Date Venue Place  
2 January Miami Beach Auditorium Miami Beach, FL  
3 January Civic Center Mobile, AL  
29 January Arena Dayton, OH  
30 January St John Arena Colombus, OH  
31 January West Side High School Gary, IN  
26 March   Fort Worth, TX  
27 March   Dallas, TX  
28 March   Houston, TX  
1 April Mid-South Auditorium Memphis, TN  
4 April Mississippi Coliseum Jackson, MS  
5 April   Monroe, LA  
6 April   New Orleans, LA  
7 April City Auditorium  Atlanta, GA  (two shows: 4:00 and 8:00 p.m.)
9 April   Louisville, KY   
10 April  

Cleveland, OH 

 
28 May Spectrum  Philadelphia, PA  
29 May Coliseum Indianapolis, IN  
30 May Myriad Convention Center Oklahoma City, OK  
22 June Summerfest Milwaukee, WI  
16 July Madison Square Garden New York, NY  
17 July Civic Arena Charleston, WV  
18 July Hampton Roads Coliseum Hampton, VA  
20 July Coliseum Charlotte, NC  
21 July Sports Arena Toledo, OH  
23 July International Amphitheater Chicago, IL  
24 July Cincinnati Garden Cincinnati, OH  
25 July Olympia Stadium Detroit, MI  
27 July Coliseum Flint, MI  
28 July Allen County War Memorial Fort Wayne, IN  
30 July Civic Arena Pittsburgh, PA  
31 July Civic Center Baltimore, MD  
1 August Dorton Arena Raleigh, NC  
2 August Coliseum Macon, GA  
6 August Coliseum Greensboro, NC  
7 August Columbia Coliseum Columbia, SC  
8 August Miami Beach Auditorium Miami Beach, FL  
10 August Curtis Hixon Auditorium Tampa, FL  
11 August Municipal Auditorium Birmingham, AL  
13 August  Municipal Auditorium Kansas City, MO  
14 August Kiel Auditorium St. Louis, MO  
15 August Mid-South Coliseum Memphis, TN  
17 August Garrett Coliseum Montgomery, AL  
18 August  Assembly Center Tulsa, OK  
20 August Coliseum Denver, CO  
26 August Hollywood Bowl Los Angeles, CA  
28 August Ohio State Fair Columbus, OH  
29 August Iowa State Fair Des Moines, IA  
31 August Canadian National Exhibition Toronto, ON  
9 September Michigan State Fair Detroit, MI  
12 September     HIC Arena Honolulu, HI  
1 October Black Expo, International Amphitheater     Chicago, IL  
15 October International Amphitheater Chicago, IL  
24 December   Los Angeles, CA (charity concert for the Foundation for the Junior Blind)
27 December Coliseum Houston, TX  
28 December Memorial Auditorium Dallas, TX  
29 December Scope Norfolk, VA  
30 December COliseum Richmond, VA (breaks attendance record at 12,780)

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Credit goes to J5 Collector for the show dates. 

The Jacksons 2014

"Performing Michael's music is healing for me, because we will always mourn his passing, but at the same time I'm Jermaine performing Michael's music. I am not Michael. Michael is an incredible performer, but I perform his music to the level that people can enjoy it and to keep it out there. I think that's our job as a family.” 

 

Jermaine Jackson, 2010