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We seem to do this every couple of years or so, but let's do it again.

What concerts have you seen live?

Billy Joel x3
Black Eyed Peas
Blues Brothers
Bob Dylan
Bruce Springsteen
David Bowie
David Byrne
Depeche Mode x2
Eagles x2
Elton John x7
Fleetwood Mac
George Thorogood x2
Hall & Oates x3
Heart
INXS
Jackson Browne
James Brown
Jimmy Buffet x3
Kenny Rogers
Olivia Newton John
Paul McCartney
Pink
Pink Floyd
Robert Palmer x2
Rod Stewart x2
Rolling Stones
Talking Heads
Tears For Fears
Third Eye Blind
Til Tuesday
Tom Petty x2
U2
Van Morrison
ZZ Top x3



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Ben Folds x6
Foo Fighters
Nine Inch Nails
Radiohead
Coldplay
Michael Buble
Temptations
Shadowboxers / Justin Timberlake
The Fray
Shinedown / Godsmack
3 Days Grace
Incubus
Muse

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Def Leppard (drummer had two arms)
Aerosmith (Steven Tyler was so drunk he forgot lyrics)
Iron madden
Metallica
Grateful Dead (Bruce hornsby on keyboard) Crosby Stills and Nash opened for them)
Stevie ray Vaughn
Joe cocker
Eric Clapton
Billy Joel w/ Elton John
Grateful dead again
Zach Brown

Many more I'll remember later.


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Johnny Winter '75
Sex Pistols
Muddy Waters
Thin Lizzy
Tom Petty
The Kinks
The Who
Aerosmith
Kansas
Violet Femms
The Pretenders
Ted Nugent
ARS
The Cars
Santana
Gregg Allman
Charlie Daniels
The Clash
Blue Oyster Cult
Eric Johnson
John Cougar
The Boss
The B52's
REM
The Brains
Oasis
and
Ru Paul and the Wee Wee Pole


Plus a 100 more I've forgot.


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Def Leppard
AC/DC
Aerosmith
Styx
Lynyrd Skynyrd
INXS
Ted Nugent (couldn't hear right for two days following that one)
ZZ Top
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (with Stevie Nicks!)
The B-52s

Those come to mind quickly... I imagine there were more.



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Off the top of my head, in no particular order...

Ben Folds (solo post Been Folds Five)
Rolling Stones
Chicago
Steely Dan
Clapton/Winwood
Mumford and Sons
Avett Brothers
Elton John (current tour, still incredible)
Alt-J
Neutral Milk Hotel
Joe Bonamassa
ZZ Top
Van Halen with Sammy Hagar (in Louisville, KY - that was interesting)

All the 60s/70s groups were seen post-2000.
 
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Here’s the ones I thought of:

Asleep at the Wheel
The Band
Norman Blake
The Blasters
Joe Bonamassa
Doyle Bramhall II x2
Jimmy Buffett
Cody Canada and the Departed
Chicago
Gary Clark Jr.
Eric Clapton
Judy Collins
Commander Cody and the Lost Planet Airmen
Bob Dylan
Steve Earle x3
Samantha Fish x3
JJ Grey and Mofro
Merle Haggard
Emmylou Harris x3
Beth Hart
John Lee Hooker
Waylon Jennings
Jethro Tull
George Jones
Elle King
Los Lobos x4
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Steve Miller Band
Michael Martin Murphey x3
JD McPherson
Willie Nelson
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
The Outlaws (Green Grass and High Tides)
Pink Floyd
Poco
John Prine
Bonnie Raitt
The Rolling Stones x2
Linda Ronstadt
George Thorogood and the Destroyers
Tom Waits
The Who
Stevie Wonder
Tammy Wynette
Zephyr (but with Jock Bartley, not Tommy Bolin)
ZZ Top x2

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The last time this came up it got me thinking on what I have seen thru the years. It took a while but think I captured them all and now keep it up to date:

1. Survivor - Marriotts Great America (82)
2. Judas Priest - Alpine Valley Wisconsin (84)
3. Accept (2) - Caberet Metro Chicago, Aurora
4. Triumph - Rosemont Horizon
5. Boston - Richfield Colosseum
6. Scorpions\Bon Jovi (84)
7. Deep Purple (2) - Alpine Valley Wisconsin \UIC Pavilion Chicago (84,85)
8. Grateful Dead - Alpine Valley Wisconsin (85)
9. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Aurora (85)
10. Jimmy Buffet (2) - Fiddlers Green (91,92)
11. Van Halen\Scorpions\Metallica\Dokken\Kingdom Come - Akron Rubber Bowl (88)
12. Roger Waters - Blossom Music Center (87)
13. Pink Floyd (4) Cleveland Municipal \ Milwaukee \ Richfield Colosseum (87x2,88x2)
14. Glen Miller Orchestra - Ft. Collins (91)
15. Stevie Ray Vaughan\Joe Cocker - Fiddlers Green, Denver (90)
16. Indigo Girls - Red Rocks (91)
17. Allman Brothers\Blues Travelers - Red Rocks (93)
18. Blues Travelers\Widespread Panic\Big Head Todd and the Monsters\Leftover Salmon - Red Rocks (92)
19. Opie Gone Bad - Denver (00)
20. U2 (3) - Cleveland Municipal \ Mile Hi \ First Energy (87,92,17)
21. Modern English CSU Ballroom k8(92)
22. Edwin McCain (2) - Grand Junction \ Denver. (94,00)
23. Mark Cohn - Ft. Collins (05)
24. Dave Matthews Band (15) - CO, OH, PA (99,00,01,02,08,09,10x3,12,13,14,15x2,16,18)
25. REO Speedwagon - Cheyenne Frontier Days (01)
26. Foreigner - Greeley Stampede (99)
27. CCR - Greeley Stampede (99)
28. Bela Fleck and the Flecktones - Penn State (99)
29. Lucinda Williams Denver (98)
30. Puscifer - Denver (15)
31. Tool - Pepsi Center (16)
32. Queensriech - McNichols Arena (92)
33. A Perfect Circle - Cleveland (17)

Blues
1. Bo Didley - Golden Colorado (92?)
2. Pinetop Perkins - Oskar Blues
3. ERIC Clapton\Robert Cray - Richfield Colosseum (88)

Country
1. Randy Travis - Ft. Collins (06)
2. John Michael Montgomery - Greeley Stampede (99)
3. Brad Paisley\Dierks Bentley - Blossom Music Center (09)
4. Toby Keith\ (2) - Cheyenne , Blossom Music Center (01,09)
5. Luke Bryan - Progressive Field (17)
6. Dierks Bentley\Cole Swindel\Jon Pardi - Blossom Music Center (17)




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Just a few, either at the Red Fox Inn in Bethesda MD or the Cellar Door in Georgetown. Neither is a "concert" venue, but rather a small, intimate club (~200 seats, very close to the artists).
 
The Seldom Scene
Emmylou Harris
Linda Rondstadt
Taj Mahal
Starland Vocal Band
JJ Cale
The Country Gentlemen
Doc and Merle Watson
New Grass Revival
Steve Goodman
B.B. King
Joni Mitchell
Carly Simon
John Prine
Bonnie Raitt
James Taylor
Neil Young
Jim Croce
 
I know I'm leaving out some, due to a hasty attempt at recollection.



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Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs at a little village fair, on a stage low enough that a little boy could rest his chin on it and almost touch their toes. It was more than a few days ago.


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Most notable...?

Nashville pussy and Motörhead.


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Kiss
AC/DC
Bad Company
Drivin and Cryin. (At a bar)
Whitesnake
Hank Jr.
Brooks and Dunn


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Styx
Foghat
Triumph
Van Halen X3
ZZ Top X4
Jackal
AC/DC X4
Sammy Hagar
Def Leppard
Blackfoot
Credence Clearwater Revival
Charlie Daniels Band
Lynyrd Skynyrd x3
George Thorogood
.38 Special
Bad Company
Motley Crue
Guns & Roses

Many more that I wanted to see but circumstances would not permit. The one that haunts me most was missing out on Led Zeppelin in 1979 during my senior year of high school. A friend offered me a ticket after his girlfriend broke up with him. But on such short notice, I couldn't get off of work to go n her place so he got somebody else. Why did I have to be so responsible as a 17 year-old?! I should have called in sick or just quit to go see Zeppelin! Hindsight is always 20/20!
 
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I've been keeping a "bucket" list of guitar players I want to see before I die. I completed it this year when I recently saw Robin Trower.

Here's a list of guitar players I've seen live. Some more than once. Some are no longer with us.

Robin Trower
Jeff Beck
Buddy Guy
Eric Clapton
Carlos Santana
David Gilmour
Jimmy Page
Jimi Hendrix
Alvin Lee
Steve Miller
Pete Townshend
Randy California
Frank Zappa
Keith Richards
Andrés Segovia
Al Di Meola
Nils Lofgren
Jorma Kaukonen
David Crosby
America (all three: Bunnell, Beckley & Peek)
Neal Schon (with Santana and with Journey)
Stevie Ray Vaughan
John Fogerty




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A number of these multiple times-

Aerosmith
Animal Logic (Stewart Copeland and Stanley Clarke)
The B52s
Big Star
Art Blakey
Boomtown Rats
David Bowie
Jackson Browne
Camper Van Beethoven
Cheap Trick
The Clash
Elvis Costello
DEVO
The Dickies
Dinosaur Jr.
Bob Dylan
Electric Light Orchestra
The Fabulous Thunderbirds
Fleetwood Mac
Foreigner
Dizzy Gillespe
Goo Goo Dolls
Robyn Hitchcock
John Lee Hooker
Husker Du
Jellyfish
Joe Jackson
David Lindley & El Rayo-X
Nick Lowe
Lynyrd Skynyrd (before plane crash)
Bob Marley & the Wailers
Eddie Money
The Moody Blues
Mudcrutch (Tom Petty band)
Nightranger
NRBQ
Ted Nugent
Pavement
Psychedelic Furs
Bonnie Raitt
The Ramones
Redd Kross
REM
REO Speedwagon
The Replacements
Rockpile
Todd Rundgren
Soul Asylum
Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band
Sugar (Bob Mould band)
Superchunk
Talking Heads
Tin Machine (Bowie band)
Toto
Pete Townshend (solo tour)
The Tubes
Van Halen
Stevie Ray Vaughn
Tom Waits
The Who
X

...plus a whole bunch of little club bands (blues, punk, top-40, etc)

The Big Ones That Got Away (couldn't get a ticket for a variety of reasons)- Led Zeppelin, The Pixies, Yes, Frank Zappa, Frank Sinatra (my biggest regret)



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I'll break my experiences down into two categories:

Musical -
Wild Cherry
Barry Manilow
Yes
Wayne Watson (Contemporary Christian)
Dread Clampit (local to Florida and Southeast)
Alan Jackson
George Strait

Comedic -
Tim Allen
Jeff Foxworthy
Bill Engvall



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Stone Temple Pilots
Meat Puppets
Jaw Box
Live
Cheryl Wheeler
Buffalo Tom
Stabbing Westward
Sponge
Brian Setzer Orchestra
Beth Hart
Dana Fuchs
Alice In Chains (x2)
Deftones
Mastodon
Halestorm (x2)
Lita Ford (opened for Halestorm
Dorothy
Zach Brown Band (x3)

countless local bands at bars, coffee houses, etc.



 
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My concert-going days were smack dab in the middle of the 80s for the most part. Here's what I can remember:

Thompson Twins
Howard Jones
The Cult
Extreme
U2
Billy Idol
Duran Duran
George Michael
Wham
Ultravox
Depeche Mode
Chicago
REO Speedwagon
Madonna
INXS
Power Station
Tears for Fears
OMD
Phil Collins
 
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Off the top of the head, and I know I'm missing a bunch from the 1980s... In rough chronological order.

Dead Kennedys
DEVO
Blondie
Rockpile
Kansas
Molly Hatchet
Nina Hagan
Nick Lowe
Iron Butterfly
Marshal Crenshaw
Talking Heads
Huey Lewis & the News
Bruce Springsteen
Black Flag
Husker Du
Mighty Mighty Bosstones
B-52s
ZZ Top
David Bowie
Beach Boys
Stevie Ray Vaughn
John Lee Hooker
Jeff Beck
Living Colour
Rolling Stones
Paul McCartney
REM
Pylon
Love Tractor
Dread Zeppelin
Vern Godsen
Adrien Belew
Brian Ferry
John Hiatt
Robert Cray
Black Crowes
George Clinton / Parliament
Courtney Love
John Pizzarelli
James Taylor
Cream
Pearl Jam
Rush

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