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The Eagles kick off concerts at remodeled Forum

The Eagles kick off concerts at remodeled Forum

BACK AT THE FORUM: From left, Bernie Leadon, Timothy B. Schmit, Glenn Frey, Don Henley, and Joe Walsh of The Eagles perform on the "History of the Eagles" tour at the Forum, on Wednesday, Jan. 15, in Los Angeles. Photo: Associated Press/ John Shearer/Invision

Rock legends The Eagles helped re-open Los Angeles’ fabled Forum venue on Wednesday night with a hits set featuring original guitarist Bernie Leadon.

The group returned to the concert mecca following a $100 million makeover, and singer Glenn Frey was thrilled to be part of the relaunch.

Taking a moment during the band’s 28-song set that was arranged chronologically, he told fans, “This is going to become the premier large venue”, adding, “It’s about the only facelift I care for in Hollywood.”

The Eagles will play a six-night residency at the Forum.

A massive vinyl replica of the group’s “Hotel California” album sits atop the new-look Forum.

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