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Who did you go to see for your first concert, if you can recall that far back? :) For me the answer is simple enough, he was my favorite artist when I was a kid, he was from metro Detroit as I was,
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 147 comments on Sat Oct 25, 2014 at 09:18 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
There is nothing exactly like the experience of a live concert. From the first beat of the opening number to the last tone of the encore, if the show is done right you are held enthralled both by ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 91 comments on Fri Mar 14, 2014 at 08:07 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Did you see the Dead? Best show? Tell us. I recall college. 1988. Western Illinois University. A few folks asked me if I wanted to go see the Dead play at Solider Field. Think I said who is the ...
by webranding
Comment Count 57 comments on Thu Aug 22, 2013 at 02:31 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
News from the Plains: All this RED can make you BLUE Springsteen's Top Ten by Barry Friedman Comes to you a list that will tear families apart, destroy the strongest unions, may include some de-...
by vuzvilla
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Jun 14, 2013 at 02:15 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
I've written about my favorite live concerts here. But truth be told I have was blessed to live in one place, one time and hear what I think was the best live band I've ever heard. I've seen the ...
by webranding
Comment Count 73 comments on Thu May 16, 2013 at 06:27 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
by paradise50
Comment Count 178 comments on Thu May 02, 2013 at 07:30 AM PDT with 67 Recommends
I often talk about music here. How I travel to see concerts. How much I love music. All totally true. But I thought, I never mentioned the first concert I went to. Solider Field. July 1983. The ...
by webranding
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Apr 06, 2013 at 10:45 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
In 2011 at Bonnaroo this happened (video below the fold). Now if you don't know Bonnaroo is a multi-day concert on a 700 acre farm in the middle of nowhere TN. You camp out in tents. There are like ...
by webranding
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Mar 24, 2013 at 12:44 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
As a musician, one can appreciate events in a somewhat different perspective than non-musicians. Allow me to comment about how I "heard" the Republican and Democratic conventions, after the orange "...
by dagnome
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Sep 06, 2012 at 09:38 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
I tend to rank order shit. So my list of top concerts. It was 1997. I was working at this ad agency outside of Reston, VA. There was this guy that worked in the "pit." The "production pit." They ...
by webranding
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Feb 29, 2012 at 08:01 AM PST with 11 Recommends
If any one here has been to a concert or a play recently, you know the drill before the show starts, about silencing (or better yet, turning off) cell phones and other such communication devices, so ...
by chingchongchinaman
Comment Count 85 comments on Sat Jan 14, 2012 at 09:10 PM PST with 10 Recommends
I think it was 1987. A college friend said hey lets go see the Dead play. I kid you not when I say I didn't know who the Dead was. I'd never been to a live concert, much less one with 100,000 folks ...
by webranding
Comment Count 24 comments on Sun Jul 17, 2011 at 01:08 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Well hello there everyone! It's Tuesday evening so ya know what's about to happen. Yep, we're going to leave the bad news and politics behind and instead focus on sharing our favorite songs. It's ...
by poligirl
Comment Count 197 comments on Tue Jun 21, 2011 at 05:56 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Who have you seen in concert? Who was great? Bad? Good? Do you recall? I've presented in this diary all the groups I remember seeing....just for the heck of a musical experience. My very first ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 444 comments on Thu Jan 20, 2011 at 09:11 PM PST with 68 Recommends
Along the lines of the "What are you reading?" diaries I figured this would make an interesting first foray into diary-ing. This year has been the best year of concerts for me since 1995-96. I'...
by newleaves
Comment Count 40 comments on Fri Oct 15, 2010 at 06:37 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
My girl took me to an incredible show/concert, Rain . Go see them, if you're a Beatles fan it's mandatory, if you like The Beatles go, you'...
by The 13th Floor
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Feb 03, 2010 at 01:11 AM PST with 6 Recommends
We expected to be among the oldest people there, but that wasn't quite the case. Turns out, there are lots and lots of Green Day fans aged 35-50 who - get this - brought their kids along to get ...
by Steaming Pile
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Jul 27, 2009 at 01:05 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
I really, really like Rage Against the Machine, but I truly, truly hate Rush Limbaugh. I actually for once won tickets from a radio station and the tickets are to see RATM. This is ...
by The Sheeping of America
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Jul 23, 2009 at 08:43 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
On this Sunday let's take a break from Barack, bailouts and Bush to contemplate the universe. Tomorrow marks the 200th anniversary of The Greatest Concert Ever. Fellow geezers: Forget the ...
by GregMitch
Comment Count 53 comments on Sun Dec 21, 2008 at 07:50 AM PST with 41 Recommends
"What a long, strange trip it's been..."
by howardpark
Comment Count 34 comments on Fri Aug 29, 2008 at 01:23 PM PDT with 4 Recommends