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Re:Favorite Live Performance
« Reply #15 on: September 29, 2003, 10:39:11 pm »
Sorry Rene, but that picture is kinda creepy!!!

LOL!!!

Ok....back to business  :)

1. Earth, Wind and Fire - the " I AM " tour

2. Interpol - Turn on the Bright Lights

3. Rush - Vapor Trails
    Yes - Magnification ( Hearing Awaken live....oh the tears)
    King Crimson - The Power to Believe Tour

I have had the pleasure of seeing a lot of shows (for me!) in the last 2 years, would like to mention them... But I don't wanna get in trouble with Gruno  ;)

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Re:Favorite Live Performance
« Reply #16 on: September 30, 2003, 12:13:03 am »
Oh my!  That image will haunt my nightmares now... thanks! :P :)
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Re:Favorite Live Performance
« Reply #17 on: September 30, 2003, 05:30:43 am »
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Jamie did you see the Gabriel UP tour?

No, didn't see the last one.  Cost too much for this poor boy.  I heard it was amazing as well.  Gabriel is such an amazing showman, I don't know if it's possible for him to have a bad show.

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Re:Favorite Live Performance
« Reply #18 on: September 30, 2003, 03:59:36 pm »
That's quite a picture there Shawn.....

Looks like the Telletubbie Baby Sun Head grew up!

Who knew?  ;)

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Re:Favorite Live Performance
« Reply #19 on: September 30, 2003, 04:58:04 pm »
Gives new meaning to the Flower Kings' song "I Am The Sun" don't ya think? ;)
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Re:Favorite Live Performance
« Reply #20 on: October 02, 2003, 04:23:27 pm »
First- Molly Hatchet/Outlaws; Madison Square Garden, NYC 1978 ish...

Last- Dave Matthews Band; Tweeter Center, MA  3 weeks ago.

Best 3 Performers-
Dream Theater- summer 2002, Boston
Sammy Hagar/Lynyrd Skynyrd- summer 2003
King's X- every time I've seen 'em (6-7 times)

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Re:Favorite Live Performance
« Reply #21 on: October 02, 2003, 06:57:41 pm »
Okay folks...I have reviewed all of the "favorite performances" so far and only four bands or performers have been mentioned more than once out of the 33 votes offered up so far.  The four leaders are:

7   Peter Gabriel
3   Yes
2   King Crimson
2   Pink Floyd

Now, Peter Gabriel is well ahead in the lead, but that is partially because he was identified as the best concert three times by...well...we will just leave the ballot box stuffer unnamed!  Notwithstanding, he would still be leading the pack.  I will keep track of future votes...in the off chance another artist manages to sneak up into the multiple vote category.

That's the update for now.

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Re:Favorite Live Performance
« Reply #22 on: October 02, 2003, 08:17:58 pm »
I have been thinking about some of the lists that folks have been responding to and since I am such a huge fan of live music I was curious about three musical questions regarding live music...

1) What is the first live show you saw?
2) What is the last live show you saw?
3) What are three of your all-time favorite live performers?

First of any relevance Vytas Brenner, a local key wiz (very cool prog mixed with traditional venezuelan music)
First of Int'l fame: Styx in 1978, Cornerstone Tour

Last of Int'l Fame: Progwest last year

3 All time faves:
   - Peter Gabriel - US tour
   - NDV et al perfoming Shaming live and 1st SB 2.0 performance
   - Yes - The Ladder Tour
   
Honorary mention: Phil Collins... (can't remember which album...it was the first tour w/o Chester on drums.... the sound/stage/performance was one of the best, just excellent, too bad most songs were not, Still i fully enjoyed it.

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Re:Favorite Live Performance
« Reply #23 on: October 03, 2003, 01:52:22 am »
Sounds to me like the Both Sides tour in 1994.  That was a good tour but the album was pretty bad.
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Re:Favorite Live Performance
« Reply #24 on: October 03, 2003, 04:32:46 am »
1st Show...Blind Faith @ Chicago Amphetheatre
Last Show...Bela Fleck and the Flecktones at Big Top in Bayfield Wisc.

Favorite Live Bands:

Giant(6 times)
Crimson(8 times)
YES(14 times)

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Re:Favorite Live Performance
« Reply #25 on: October 03, 2003, 08:25:49 am »
Ahhhhh... the Amphetheatre...what a shithole, but what a great place to see a show!

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Re:Favorite Live Performance
« Reply #26 on: October 06, 2003, 06:15:53 pm »
I have been thinking about some of the lists that folks have been responding to and since I am such a huge fan of live music I was curious about three musical questions regarding live music...

1) What is the first live show you saw?
2) What is the last live show you saw?
3) What are three of your all-time favorite live performers?

1) Greg Kihn back in '78 I think...
2) NDV live in Oakland Sept 12 2003
3) Marillion in SF '85, Fish in Fremont '97, DT in SF '02

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Re:Favorite Live Performance
« Reply #27 on: October 07, 2003, 02:43:53 pm »

Giant(6 times)
Crimson(8 times)
YES(14 times)

WOW!!!!!!  Some of my older sibs saw Yes AND Gentle Giant together in a small club near Santa Cruz, must have been the early 70's (I am one of nine)  They talk of it often when we get chances to be together ..... ;D

All have seen King Crimson many times also, I had the pleasure of seeing both Yes and KC for the first time on their latest tours!!

I am therefore a product of their superior musical tastes  8)

Nice list ProgNut!

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Re:Favorite Live Performance
« Reply #28 on: October 07, 2003, 03:55:09 pm »
1st 3 concerts I saw

  • Kiss on the Dynasty tour
  • The ARMS benefit concert including names like Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Simon Phillips, Nathan East.
  • Kiss on the Lick It Up tour.
Now, of all the concerts i've seen the ones that have blown me away have been (in no particular order):

  • Jeff Beck, Simon Phillips and Nathan East at the ARMS concert
  • Deep Purple on the Abandon tour with Steve Morse
  • Kiss on the Lick It Up tour
  • SRV
My wish list

  • Led Zeppelin
  • Rush
  • Van Halen with Roth or Hagar
Others that were good

  • Dire Straits
  • Alice Cooper
  • GnR
One that was particularly boring

  • Phil Collins
If I put in that Peter Gabriel is over rated 3 times does that cancel out the other votes?   ;)

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Re:Favorite Live Performance
« Reply #29 on: October 12, 2003, 12:31:40 pm »
1st Concert: Johnny Cash at the Lane County Fair (the first I CHOSe to go to was Jackyl opening for Damn Yankees)

Most Recent Concert: Jeff Beck and BB King at Fiddlers Green

Best Concerts: (I haven't been to many though)
1) King's X - Early October 2001 (just a great post 9/11 recovery moment for me)
2) King's X - Spring of 2002 - a fun live vibe - they started taking requests and goofing around - just all around FUN!!
3) Roger Waters - In The Flesh Tour at the Gorge at George, WA The first show after he finished recording the DVD - They started out the show by flying the tour jet RIGHT OVER the audience as they launched into the song "In The Flesh" A great fun outside show at possible the most beautiful venue I can think of.