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“Forgot about Laura Nyro, Van Morrison and George Carlin at the height of his popularity. (seven dirty words)”
“anyone know who Soft White Underbelly was? That was there bar name especially when they played locally in Westchester NY”
“The Lords of Acid are coming to Detroit this Sunday. It's going to be my first concert in a while. I think the last one was the Moody Blues. Either that or free tickets to Iron Maiden.
Hopefully it'll be a fun show.
“Rad-on the alabama side of the florida panhandle,just north of p'cola. Regarding concerts,I've been lucky to see a good many bands,took my kids to see quite a few on my list. Lucky turds!”
“Mr. Firment...that's quite a contrast between Moody Blues and the Lords of Acid! I like your style!
Oh yeah...NEVER pass up free tickets!
SirPete...did Underbelly get big and go off touring or something?...if so, how many were in there band and what kind of music did they sing?”
“Forgotten detail: just for contrast, King Crimson opened for Steve Miller back in '73 at Winterland.
Another odd blend at Winterland that fall: Mott the Hoople as headliners, Joe Walsh in the middle on his first solo tour, opened by Montrose. Walsh was great. Montrose stunk, but Mott the Hoople was so bad (obviously whacked out of their brains) that one of the weekly S.F. rock rags labeled it the "worst concert performanc ever."”
“Blue Oyster Cult always played under that name in the bars and clubs. it was their alias”
“I saw the Beatles on Ed Sullivan. Does that count? ......
Didn't think so. OH well here goes but this is gonna show how old I am.
Saw Allman Bros. numerous times when Duane Allman was alive.
I grew up in Jax. Fla and we used to go see them for free in the Jax Beach Colliseum.
Joni Mitchell in 75. Probably one of the best song writers on the planet and sexy too.
CSNY in 75. Yeah I have Neil Young's "On the Beach" album too.
Steppenwolf. Classic old rock.
10 Years After. Does anyone remember that band?
Edgar Winter's White Trash. He's what you call a real "whitey" that plays a blue guitar.
Livingston Taylor (James' brother) He's good too.
Koko Taylor (no relation to James) She's the the Queen of the Blues.
I had a ticket to go see the Doors in Jax but that damned Jim Morrison got arrested in Miami 3 days before for indecent exposure.
Bands/people I'd like to see.
Joni Mitchell anytime.
James or Livingston Taylor
the Rolling Stones”
“I don't enjoy live concerts but I do enjoy good bands in a small setting. Unfortunately that doesn't happen in my remote home. I did get to see Nazareth in a bar back in 1988. I was right in front and it was great. I've never had a desire to meet performers.”
“I used to be a performer. Does that mean you don't wanna meet me? :@(”
What years did you live in the Bay Area? Did you ever go to any of those Bill Graham Days on the Green at the Oakland Coliseum?”
“No dark clouds now, Sunshine!!!
Which "mtu" do you go to...Houghton or Detroit? If Detroit...as your attorney, I advise you to go see Moe. at the Majestic Theatre on Thursday night, March 8th.”
“BaSO4, well I lived in S.F. for a bit as a baby, then returned for an intensive autumn in 1973 as a break from college. Stayed with my brother in Oakland. Saw more music that fall than all combined up to that point. When I couldn't get tickets for the Who New Year's Eve show in S.F., and I couldn't get a job, I went back to Michigan for school. A wild fall, though.”
“Briar- When did you see Arlo and Sara? Also where? Dang it, they haven't been in these parts! I thought she was doing a gig with her hubby right now.
Last performance I went to was to see a friend perform at a local club about 6 months ago. Last "concert" was Lilith Fair. Before that it was Pink Floyds last concert ~97? Took my kids to see them before they retire;-) We had front row center seats. The kids were in awe! David Gillmore threw the kids guitar picks.
Some of the folks I've seen...
One of the greatest gigs I've seen was an impromptu duet, Arlo Guthrie and Pete Seger sang Sweeter Than Wine. Wow!
Doc Watson (too many times to count)
Doc and Merle Watson
The Dead (too many times to count)
The Stones (4)
David Bowie (4)
Marshal Tucker Band
Charlie Daniels Band
Steve Miller Band
and many more... my brain hurts trying to remember them all:)”
“My top three concerts were:
Jethro Tull 1978
Ted Nugent 1981
Iron Maden/Twisted Sister 1986
I gave him three chances because I enjoyed his albums and he was great in concert with Black Sabbath but he sucked in the early eighties!”
“Photoboy wrote: I was fortunate enough to see Stevie Ray Vaughn back in 84. Here's the crazy part..he was the opening act for....Huey Lewis & the News!!! I didn't know who SRV was really, but man, he blew the place away. I really regret never getting to see him again.
Oh man, photoboy!!! What kills me (besides, as I mentioned earlier, never seeing SRV live) was that I actually saw Huey Lewis & the News on that tour!!! But the show I saw there was no opening act. Until now, I had no idea that SRV was playing some of the dates on that tour. Unbelievable.
I will say it was an excellent show though. They were playing in an obscure backwater -- an outdoor show at the Monticello Speedway in upstate New York -- the perfect opportunity to just phone it in. But not Huey -- they played for 3 hours with full energy and vitality and even worked the name of the town into "Heart of Rock and Roll" (as I'm sure they did everywhere, but I was amazed he remembered or cared). Those guys really really loved what they were doing, and it showed, making for one of my favorite outdoor summer shows. Did anyone see the VH1 "behind the music" on HL&TN?”
“By the way, I'm surprised nobody has mentioned being at Woodstock (or even Woodstock 2). Considering millions more people claim to have been there than actually were...
Reminds me of something funny... I went to college in Poughkeepsie, New York (Vassar) where the Police famously played a concert attended by exactly three people about one week before the Roxanne single came out. I have, over the years, met about a dozen people claiming to have been one of those three visionaries.”
“Pamster, nice job of parenting!
My folks should be credited with similar foresight. Back in 66 or 67 (meaning I was 14 or 15), my parents took me to Washington D.C. for my dad's convention. One night they left me in the hotel room while they went out. I went to bed (no cable TV in those days). When they came back, they told me to get up and get dressed. Turns out they had gone to the first show at the nightclub (the Blue Room) in the hotel across the street, and had liked it so much they bought me a ticket to the late show. It was Smokey Robinson and the Miracles. Live Motown in a nightclub! It was way way cool, but I was so nervous being on my own in this swank place. I had a table to myself, but I was too unnerved to order anything from the waiter (who was scowling at me over the lost tip potential). I just grooved on the music. Thanks Mom and Dad!”
“r.e.: Woodstock. Since I have no memory of going to Woodstcok, I must have been there!
(Ok, my teen years were still ahead of me that summer. But I did once have a patient who lost his mind at Woodstock. He was like a time capsule... when he got really stressed he accused me of coming from the "Blue Meanie" dimension).”
“If'n you guys near Raleigh, NC want to see an awesome show?...check this out...
Gov?t Mule Announces Tour with New Line-up; Partial Track Listing for Allen Woody Tribute Released
Gov?t Mule has announced plans to tour with a new line-up featuring original members Warren Haynes and Matt Abts as well as Widespread Panic bass player David Schools and keyboardist Chuck Leavell (the Rolling Stones). The tour begins March 29 at the Ritz-Raleigh Theater in Raleigh, NC and will conclude with a free show April 8 at the Bandshell at the University of Florida in Gainesville. The quartet will also play May 5 at the Orpheum Theater in New Orleans.
Six songs from the new Allen Woody tribute album have been announced. The CD will feature Haynes and Abts performing with several of Woody?s favorite bass players. Tracks that have already been recorded include ?Greasy Granny Gopher Gravy? with Les Claypool on bass and vocals, ?Lay of the Sunflower? with Phil Lesh on bass, Rob Barraco on keyboards and David Grisman on mandolin, ?What is Hip?? with Rocco Prestia on bass and Johnny Neel on keyboards, ?Babylon Turnpike? with Alphonso Johnson on bass and Pete Sears on keyboards, ?Slow Happy Boys? with Jack Casady on bass and Pete Sears on keyboards and ?Sun Dance? with Chris Squire on bass and Johnny Neel on keyboards. Other bassists that will appear on the album include Bootsy Collins, Mike Gordon and David Schools. A release date has not yet been set.
For more information as well as the complete Gov't Mule tour schedule, visit www.mule.net.”
“fyi - Warren Haynes and Allen Woody were responsible for breathing new life for the Allman Bros Band in the erly 90s ("Shades of Two Worlds" with Warren Haynes co-writing songs with Greg Allman ie. "End Of The Line" and "Kind Of Bird").
Unfortunately, Allan Woody (bass) died in his sleep last August. The tribute album proceeds go to Allan's only daughter, Savannah.”
Brewer & Shipley (acoustic) @ Rolla, Mo-1979
Cherry Poppin Daddies @ Dallas - 2000
Leo Kottke @ Houston - 1978
Santanna @ Houston - 1978
Yes @ StLouis - 1974
Jethro Tull @ StLouis - 1973
David Bromberg @ StLouis - 1979
Billy Joel/Harry Chapin @ StLouis - 1973
Jim Croce/Jackson Browne @ Edwardsville, IL - 1973”
“2sheds...loved Brewer & Shipley's version of "Bound To Fall". They do that one?”
“I saw G Love and the Special Sauce in St. Petersburg last night. GREAT show, they sounded really tight live.
Can I get a cold beverage.. I need some lovin'!”
I saw them live a few years back at a free, outdoor concert. Excellent show!
Summertime is cool the heat is getting old
Yeah Iíll get a beverage
Just make sure itís cold”
Primus is playing tonight in Orlando. The temptation to go is bad, but two nights in a row of concerts is a bit much, and plus I've got tonsilitis. Despite kayaking this weekend, I'm going to take it easy.”
“dang atry, that would be tough to pass up. i wanna go see kid rock in little rock. aerosmith is coming to.”
“That'd be a killer show, strat!”
“I can't wait to see a show at Red Rocks Ampitheater in CO!
Anybody know of any shows happening there this year?”
“this is a great week-end for being outside, i'll be doing one of my 6-7 mile beach walks. my son went to the usf sundome last night for his 18th b-day. linkon park(spelling?)”
“reino got to go to Madison to see the Yeah Yeah Yeahs on Wednesday, but poor me had to stay home and work. This being grown up and responsible sure has drawbacks sometimes.”
“i wouldn't know, pekka”
“Adventurist - I don't know the Red Rocks schedule but I did see a show there several years ago and it really is an amazing place to see live music.”
“Dickey Betts is in Pittsburgh tonight.
I'd like to go but the 1.5hr drive sucks.”
“oh man, i'd love to jam with that dood....”
“With some friends back in the early 70s, I climbed the Red Rocks that overlook the venue, but never saw a show there. As with a rock concert, it was coming down that was tricky.”
“I found out today that Moe is playing in Portland in mid-November. It's rare that any semi-big band comes to Maine, so I'm stoked.
Long live Moe.”
“He's nothing without Larry and Curly!”
“Nyuck nyuck nyuck”
“Oh, a wiseguy?!?!?!”
“going to see pearl jam in reading this friday night... woohoo! it'll be like my 14th time seeing them live. each time i see them live it's like the first time all over again. can't wait!”
“I've seen Paul McCartney 4 times!”
“i saw Barry Manilow!!!”
“does anyone know if Tower of Power still tours?”
“That's it yam. We're through.”
“I don't know about Tower of Power ENS.
and artex, Barry is super killer awesome flashy singer old man dude. I can't smile w/out him!”
“You're scaring me. Next you'll tell me you're related to Yanni.”
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