The Col Ballroom is an icon music world. In its’ hey day, the Col hosted many big name artists and bands.
Col was home to concerts from Tommy Dorsey, Stan Kenton, Louis
Armstrong and Frank Sinatra, to The Beach Boys, B.B King and even Jimi
Hendrix and Marilyn Manson. Now that’s variety!
is interesting about The Col playing host to the Beach Boys in 1963, is
that this was their first ever tour out of California. They were
traveling in a station wagon and U-Haul trailor with Murry Wilson
Col is one of Iowa’s oldest ballrooms, having been built in 1914.
Today, it is still used for concerts and is available for private
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