10/03/2006 07:52:01 PM · #1
|Since there is a topic for who you haven't seen in concert, but would love to how about one for who have you seen in concert?
Starting from most recent:
The Rolling Stones
Rex Goudie and Melissa O'Neil
Great Big Sea
Kalan Porter (3 Times)
3 Doors Down
The Rankin Family
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10/03/2006 07:54:49 PM · #2
|I've not seen very many people in concert.
In college I went to a Three Dog Night concert that was in our gym.
Just in the past couple of years my husband and I have been to see The Moody Blues twice when they performed at Scandia Casino Outdoor Theatre in Albuquerque. They are great. I've liked them since I was 15 years old - a long, long time ago!
10/03/2006 07:56:24 PM · #3
|Styx, Chicago, Supertramp, Jethro Tull, merson Lake and Palmer, The Carpenters, Bread, The 5th Dimension, Chuck Mangione, BB King, KC & The Sunshine Band, Harry Chapin, and probably a few more in the late 70's/early 80's that I was too stoned to remember...|
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10/03/2006 07:59:11 PM · #4
The New Pornographers
Young and Sexy
And the list goes on and on. Many of them are Canadian performers that many may never have heard of but they are great.
10/03/2006 07:59:57 PM · #5
|My first ever concert was Faith No More, about one week before they called it quits for good.
Since then I've seen hundreds of bands, and worked for a while as a concert photographer to pay my way through University. That sort of took a downturn when I moved out of the city and away from all the live music venues.
But last week I was back in the city and went to see The Howling Bells one night and then took some photos for my sisters band the next night at the launch of their new single.
10/03/2006 08:04:03 PM · #6
|Dave Matthews Band at least 15 times.
Eric B and Rakim
LL Cool J
Gladys Knight and a Pip
Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Hootie and The Blowfish
I know there are others, but I can't think of them right now.
10/03/2006 08:04:14 PM · #7
|From what I can remember...
Michael Jackson (pre-Thriller)
Steve Perry (solo)
Hank Williams Jr.
Lee Ann Womack
The Beach Boys
The Dead Milkmen
Edie Brickell and the New Bohemians
Men at Work
Kool and the Gang
The Dixie Chicks
There may be others but I just can't recall them at the moment. I guess you can see that I have a fairly eclectic taste in music. ;)
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10/03/2006 08:04:21 PM · #8
The Who (With Keith Moon)
Grand Funk Railroad(Twice)
California Jam 1974
Black Oak Arkansas
Earth Wind and Fire
Elton John(Three Times)
Moody Blues(Three Times)
And many many more that I can't remember right now.
10/03/2006 08:06:13 PM · #9
|Im sure I cant remember all the shows Ive been to but heres some-
Alot of free Concerts when I was young at the "bandshell" in Daytona, Florida- "Starship, Golden Earring, Mr. Mister, various other 80 bands I cant recall"
Heart also in daytona.
late 80's early 90's--
Aerosmith 3 times, Def Leppard, Metallica 3 times, Scorpions, Dokken, Van Halen, Poison twice, Megadeath, Guns and Roses.
Beasty Boys and Run DMC (fun show)!
Eagles Reunion Tour @ Tiger Stadium-- By far THE BEST SHOW I EVER SEEN.
More recent shows-
Red Hot Chili Peppers, Kenny Chesney,
I Dont goto many concerts anymore :(
10/03/2006 08:09:27 PM · #10
|George Strait (4x)
Cher... hahahaaa- not on purpose
Cindy Lopper... same as above
Wild Orchid ("Fergie" from the Black Eyed Peas old group, they used to babysit me!)
Maroon 5 (2x)
Jason Mraz.......... AMAZINGGGGGGGGGGG!!!!!!!!
The Hush Sound
and tonnnnnnns of local bands
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10/03/2006 08:11:02 PM · #11
|Dave Matthews Band
Three Days Grace
I think thats all... I have gone to more concerts in the last year or so then I had ever gone in my life.
10/03/2006 08:11:40 PM · #12
|I just went to a Dave Matthews Band concert on August 16|
10/03/2006 08:13:48 PM · #13
|My memory usually isn't very good but these are the ones I remember.
Scabs/Ugly Americans/Bob Schneider
John Cougar Mellencamp
Nine Inch Nails
Queens of the Stone Age
Stone Temple Pilots
System Of A Down
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10/03/2006 08:14:12 PM · #14
|I was outside when the Beatles played in White Sox park in the 60's. I could hear them, as well as anyone inside ;)
A heck of a lot after that. Now this is fun--let's see what I can remember:
The Rolling Stones back in the 70's at Indiana University
Jethro Tull, about 8 times over the last 30 years
Grand Funk Railroad in Chicago or Michigan
Leo Kottke (twice)
Frank Zappa at the Palace in Albany
Emerson Lake and Palmer in Indianapolis
Rennaissance with Annie Haslam as often as possible!
James Taylor in Chicago
Moody Blues, about 6 times over the last 30 years
Steely Dan at SPAC (Saratoga)
Crosby Stills and Nash about 10 times at SPAC (Saratoga)
Roger McGuinn and other members of "The Byrds" in Albany
Ringo Starr together with Todd Rungren, Joe Walsh, Timothy B. Schmit, Zach Starr
Shawn Phillips in Indianapolis
10,000 Maniacs at the Troy Music Hall
Suzanne Vega at the Troy Music Hall
Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks, and a few other times with others
Janis Ian about 8 times in various Albany locations
Rickee Lee Jones at the Plaza (Albany)
Ian Anderson, recently, solo at Troy Music Hall
Linda Ronstadt at Proctors
Moody Blues at Proctors
Wynton Marsalis at Troy Music Hall
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10/03/2006 08:14:50 PM · #15
|Yanko-- how many times have you seen BNL? Did you love it?|
10/03/2006 08:17:10 PM · #16
|Robert Palmer - first concert at the UP State Fair in Escanaba,Michigan.
Metallica at least 10times
30Seconds to Mars - Got Jared Leto's autograph
Breaking Benjamin - autographs from the entire band
Pantera - I have a guitar pick from Dimebag Darrell (front row seats)
Black Sabbath - all four original members
Rage Against the Machine
Stone Temple Pilots
Story of the Year - got an autographed guitar from them at the show
I know there are a lot of others because I have done a lot of those "all day festival things", but I can't remember all of them anymore.
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10/03/2006 08:17:12 PM · #17
|as I mentioned in the other thread my list would be in the hundreds so I will list some major high points.
early 80s I saw run DMC, grandmaster flash, whoudini and several other acts in one show.
I have seen nine inch nails over 20 times but once I had a photo pass. that was great, I also saw them with Bowie. amazing.
the first 3 lalapalozas were great especially 2 in dallas.
the roar tour was sevendust, bloodhound gang, reverend horton heat and iggy pop. amazing.
insane clown posse a few times those guys are incredible.
the best show ever was new years going into 1999. there is a band named Wolfpac that was formed by some former members of bloodhound gang( one of my favorite bands) we saw that they were performing in Pa. we borrowed a car (we were poor back then) and drove to erie Pa from tampa. we get to the address and it is a house. we were worried we had it wrong so I knocked and Evil Jared the bassist from the bloodhound gang answered the door. it was his house! Wolfpac played in the living room and it was unbelievable . then I was pushed into the pit by some chick. I noticed the same girl pushing people in over and over. so I di what any idiotic jerk would do. I pushed her in. oops turns out it was the girlfriend of one of the members of Wolfpac. so now I am really about to get my ass kicked and crystal is a little freaked out. I was able talk my way out of it and the band gave us all kinds of free stuff. it was freaking awesome. ok sorry it was so long.
edit to add
I just remembered seeing mojo nixon once where he had a cordless guitar and played an entire song outside standing in the road with cars going around him.
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10/03/2006 08:17:15 PM · #18
Originally posted by buzzrock:
Yanko-- how many times have you seen BNL? Did you love it?
Just once but would love to see them again.
10/03/2006 08:39:29 PM · #19
|Metallica (6 times)
Deftones (5 times)
Power Man 5000
System of a Down
Andrew W. K.
I'm sure I'll think of more..
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10/03/2006 08:42:18 PM · #20
|I've been backstage to see Van Halen of the For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge tour.
While in DC/Balto, I did security for a bunch of concerts. I worked the pit for Disturbed/A Perfect Circle/Chevelle.
I worked the Pit for Godsmack.
I got screwed doing security for WHFestival...16 bands in 16 hours. I got stuck guarding tour buses...didn't get to see a single act. However, I got to hang out with Finch (they smoked 5 packs of my cigarettes, but were really cool...talked to them all day), The Used (hung out, they brought me beer and food from the artist caterer and gave me a T-Shirt) and Hed PE.
Forgot what tour it was, but it was a bunch of Alternative/Punk bands...Flogging Molly, Another Damn Disappointment, NOFX. A friend of mine and I went...we were both over 30 and the oldest people there. Had a friggin blast. There was actually a tent there for the parents, where they could hang out in the AC, get massages and whatever. Some of the parents were my age and I was out there in the mosh pits.
Won tickets for Lollapalooza in 2004 from WHFS...they told me I won the grand prize and would be on the stage for Janes Addiction. However, they ended up screwing me and I didn't get to. Bastards!!!!
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10/03/2006 08:51:15 PM · #21
|Starting in 1983:
Styx (Kilroy was Here tour)
Judas Priest (x3)
Iron Maiden (x2)
Motely Crue (x5)
David Lee Roth
Bob Dylan (x2)
Neil Young (x2)
Kid Rock (x3)
Reo Speedwagon (x2)
Gordon Lightfoot (x4)
Mary Chapin Carpenter
The Eagles (x2)
Simon & Garfunkel (reunion 2003)
The Black Crowes
Steve Miller Band
Guns -n- Roses (x2)
Ronnie Jame Dio
Loudness (Crazy Japanese Metal Band)
Ugly Kid Joe
Kathy Mattea (x2)
Tim O'Brien (x2)
Allison Krauss & Union Station
The Osborne Brothers
Lost & Found
... and many more. (I have all my ticket stubs!)
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10/03/2006 08:53:06 PM · #22
|Stevie Ray Vaughn
Three Dog Night
I haven't "Seen" The Stones, But I did hear them from my house Friday when they played Churchill Downs.
10/03/2006 09:07:03 PM · #23
|Not a lot....not many artists come to Newfoundland.
-Chris de Burgh (The Box opened for them)
-Bare Naked Ladies (back in the early 90's before they were big in the US)
-Great Big Sea (Jimmy Rankin opened for them)
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10/03/2006 09:11:49 PM · #24
|I knew I would remember more--
Took limo's to both them shows, nothing like taking a limo to a concert!
10/03/2006 09:20:59 PM · #25
|Dave Matthews Band (like 5 times)
i feel like there is more, but maybe not
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