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Old 07-22-2005, 04:01 PM
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I've got way too many to name, but some highlights?

First ever concert: Semisonic. The only reason we went was that we had gotten free tickets.

Band I've seen the most times, not counting local bands because that would be cheating (isht, I've seen the Profits at least eight times this summer alone): Reel Big Fish (eight at last count?), which is funny since I haven't seen them in yeeeeeeears. We used to see them at least once a year at Summerfest for many years, though.

Live show highlight: Seeing the Ataris in San Jose at age 16 -- dancing on stage with Kris Roe to "San Dimas High School Football Rules" is every teenage punk rock girl's dream.

The weirdest combination of artists in one show: Everclear, Soul Coughing, and Redman. Totally surreal.

Biggest names: Bob Dylan and Paul Simon.

Always put on a good show: Motion City Soundtrack, Mason Jennings, Army of Freshmen (they put tons of energy into it and really get the crowd going).

Almost got in catfights at: Save Ferris, John Mayer, the Starting Line.

Hit or Miss: Appleseed Cast (once, they were fantastic; the second time, really blah).
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Old 07-22-2005, 04:06 PM
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I've been to many concerts but nothing too major. I did however go to a BTE show the other weekend and I got to go backstage and hang, it was great. The only reason I got backstage was because a client of mine has a friend who knows the guys, or is married to one of them or something. I didn't get a chance to talk to them anyway but I got to drink and hang with hot womens!


HOT WOMENS I SAY.
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Old 07-22-2005, 05:21 PM
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Elton John
Billy Joel
Garth Brooks
Kenny Chesney
Toby Keith
The Eagles- Hell Freezes over Tour
Sugar Ray
and everyone from Tone Loc to Eden's Crush at free stuff in town.
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Old 07-22-2005, 05:45 PM
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I totally forgot I saw Blink 182 and Silverchair together in concert.
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Old 07-22-2005, 05:56 PM
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Tori Amos
The Pixies
They Might Be Giants
Common
Violent Femmes
M Doughty
Ben Harper
The Donnas
Pinback
Deerhoof
Mouse on Mars
Better than Ezra
Jurassic 5
Guster
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Old 07-22-2005, 06:32 PM
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In almost chronological order, not counting opening bands...

Kansas
Linda Ronstadt -- Mad Love Tour
Rick Springfield
Cheap Trick -- probably 4 times?
Men Without Hats
Scandal
INXS - twice
REM
Otis Day and the Knights
The Hooters
Billy Joel
Indigo Girls -- they went to Emory when I did and played at bars
Neville Brothers
U2 -twice
UB40
Ziggy Marley
Violent Femmes
B-52's -- I've lost count of how many times
Robert Cray Band
Psychedelic Furs
The Go-Go's
Sting
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
Foo Fighters
Cake
Jimmy Eat World
Aerosmith
Green Day - Warning Tour
Green Day -- Pop Disaster Tour
Green Day -- American Idiot Tour, twice

Now I'm feeling really old...
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Old 07-22-2005, 06:52 PM
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Let's see...

Huey Lewis and the News (bunch of times)
New Kids on the Block
The Moody Blues
Cherry Poppin' Daddies
The Might Might Bosstones
Save Ferris (TONS of times!)
Reel Big Fish (yet again, TONS of times)
the Aquabats
Blink 182
Barenaked Ladies
Gavin DeGraw
Willie Nelson
'NSync
Pink
DMB
Rusted Root
O.A.R.
Jurassic 5
Blessed Union of Souls
Black Eyed Peas
NoFx
Goldfinger (bunches of times)
Aretha Franklin
Pat McGee Band
Dispatch

and numerous local bands
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Old 07-22-2005, 07:48 PM
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I've seen:
Janet Jackson
Usher twice
Faith Evans
Nas
Destiny's Child
Nappy Roots
Prince (best show I've ever seen!)

I'm probably missing some, but those are the memorable ones.
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Old 07-22-2005, 08:15 PM
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Let's see if I can remember them all...

The Eagles - like 8 times
Don Henley
Aerosmith
The Doobie Brothers
Backstreet Boys
Britney Spears
Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson


...crap I can't think of them all,and there's not that many
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Old 07-22-2005, 08:37 PM
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UKDaisy, we need to get together to see concerts together! You saw some of my faves (except Britney and Backstreet Boys).

I have seen:

Charlie Daniels (hated it! NOT a good concert)

Marshall Tucker Band (no I am not that old . . . just saw them jamming once in the studio because I have a cousin in the Marshall Tucker Band. I guess that's why I am a 1970's music and classic rock music fan at 24.)

Billy Joel

Elton John

The Eagles

Jimmy Buffett
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Old 07-22-2005, 09:20 PM
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Goo Goo Dolls
John Mayer
Harry Connick, Jr
Kenny Chesney
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Old 07-22-2005, 10:21 PM
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Oh geez...I don't even know if I can remember then all!
Veruka Salt (sorry if spelling is wrong)
Smashing Pumpkins
Garbage
Bush
Cold
Staind
Seven Mary Three
Sevendust
Saliva
3 6 Mafia
Lynard Skynard
Willie Nelson
Cowboy Mouth
Better Than Ezra
3 Doors Down
Thornley
3 Days Grace
Blues Travelers
War
That's all the ones I can remember right now, but I know there are more.
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Old 07-22-2005, 10:55 PM
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I havent seen anything in a really long time, but back in the day..

Aerosmith--twice, but same tour
Poison
Def Leppard
Warrant
Kiss--more times than I wanted to--hubby is a fanatic
John Mellancamp--$55 for lawn seats!! I thought that he was looking out for the little guy?
Billy Joel

and the very best was this cheesy Elvis concert with a live band and backup singers but a video Elvis!
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Old 07-23-2005, 01:33 AM
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I also haven't been to one in a long time and most of these will give you all a really good laugh. I refuse to be responsible for monitors or keyboards since I'm warning you now...

In chronological order:

Hall & Oates
John Denver (at an outdoor, lawn seat venue.. awesome!)
Phil Collins
Genesis
Garth Brooks
Genesis (again)
REO Speedwagon
Michael Crawford doing the works of Andrew Lloyd Weber

And, I'm going to my first concert in over 10 years on Aug 4th.. American Idols Live (taking the kids)

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Old 07-23-2005, 01:40 AM
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My first concert ever was Run D MC with the Beastie Boys in Madison Square Garden. I was probably about 16 and a huge fight broke out. Very Scary. The Beastie Boys were sooooo nasty. My brother took me to the concert after convincing my parents that it would be ok. lol

Recently I saw Janet Jackson's All for You tour at the Garden, much calmer-she is an amazing performer. I have also seen Prince in concert at the Garden when I was in college (obviously I used to be a NYer)

I have also seen a few Christian artists, my favorite of whom was Carman and that was in Philly.
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