Haven't included Bruce, he's in a different category.
These were all small venues.
The Who - Glasgow Greens Playhouse 1970 ( I was 4 years underage but got in, the loudest show still I've ever seen. Tommy played in full)
Billy Joel - Usher Hall Edinburgh 1979 (front row 52nd St album))
Dire Straits - Odeon Edinburgh 1979 (Communique album)
Joe Jackson - Tiffanys Edinburgh 1979 (Fabulous Thunderbirds support)
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Playhouse Edinburgh 1982 (Paul Young was support)
runners up, Elton John 1978, Al Stewart 1978, Meatloaf 1982, Men At Work 1983 plus quite a few in mainland Europe that have been in great venues.