What shows have you seen?? What about them??

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#16 Post by Picabo » Fri Jun 18, 2004 4:10 pm

My first show ever was Voivod in December 1983.

Here are some others I remember:
-Alice Cooper (with Motorhead opening)
-Joe Satriani (Flying In A Blue Dream tour)
-Metallica (Black Album tour)
-Chick Corea Electric Band (Eric Johnson opening)
-Al Di Meola (four times and I'm going again on July 4 2004)
-Tangerine Dream
-Anthrax (White Zombie and Voivod opening)
-Kiss (Revenge tour, Reunion tour96, Psycho Circus 3D tour)
-Ozric Tentacles (1994 Montreal)
-King Crimson (California Guitar Trio opening)
-G3 1997 (Satriani, Vai and Michel Cusson)
-Rush
-Deep Purple (Emerson Lake & Palmer and Dream Theater opening)
-Zappa Tribute by an orchestra+rock band (don't remember their name)
-Beethoven's 9th Symphony
-Dream Theater (Joe Satriani opening)
-Bob Brozman (many many times at our summer festival)
-Steve Hackett
-Rosenberg Trio
-Taraf De Haidouks
-Mariza (amazing fado singer)

That's all I can remember right now.

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#17 Post by R1FSR » Fri Jun 18, 2004 4:54 pm

Logic wrote:Mr. R1FSR
Holy Smokes!!!!!!!!!
Hey Summer!!?!?!
A new prize winner!!
All joking aside, Mr.R1FSR you must go to concerts for a living!!
Thats heavy. I am at a loss as what to say about this list!
I stopped counting at 150 shows ....


Yours in fellowship.



LOL..
went to my first gig when i was around 10 yrs old..my cousin used to take me..to be honest i dont remember much about the first hand full of gigs wich is a great shame as there are some classic ones.

we then started going to anyone and everyone that was playing within train distance..we sometimes did 4 gigs a week..bearing in mind that tickets only cost £4 for a major gig...think i payed £3 for the Sabbath show with Van Halen supporting...if that was to happen now it would cost you 10 times that at least. lol
some cost only £1.50 .

couple more i remember..
Bad Company in the 70s..awesome.
and how could i miss G3 shows from the list ...dohh
one of the most memorable gigs was VAIs sex & religeon tour..i was stood in front of steve all night...and he kept flicking guitar piks at me...i think i got to go home with more Piks than he did lol.
Ive Never seen a more hyper person the Devin Townsend...brilliant to watch..but a complete Nutter.

Sad thing is i have 90% of all the ticket stubs from the concerts ive been to.

except for the Motorhead ones cos around 40+ where free :wink: but thats another thread/tale. :lol:

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#18 Post by tim_knox » Fri Jun 18, 2004 10:31 pm

Yah i have a Metheny Live DVD and i love it, i watch it all the time, he is always on a different continent though haha, ill keep looking

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#19 Post by Plook » Sun Jun 20, 2004 12:52 pm

Cool thread. I see I'm not the only one that's 30 or older.

1990 Rush w/Mr Big. My first concert. Not bad for first time out.
1990 Whitesnake w/ Fasterpussycat. Mr Vai's birthday in Vancouver.
1990 Kiss w/Winger Reb Beach rules
1990 Living Colour small venue, great show
1991 Van Halen w/Alice in Chains Got to meet Eddie, Alex and Sammy. Sam and Alex were great but Eddie got freaked out and took off without signing everyones stuff. There were like a dozen people there. Worst sounding show. It was in BC Place.

1992 Red Hot Chilipeppers Flea is gooooood.
1992 Mr Big. Got to meet the whole band. They were all great.
1993 Living Colour w/Bad Brains
1993 (2 days after Living Colour) Sting w/ the Cranberries. We were late and missed the Cranberries. Thank god. Best sounding show
1993 Steve Vai. Got to meet Steve at the Sony store. They guy was pure class all the way.
1994 Fishbone
1995 Bootsy Collins that was a wicked show.
1996 Fishbone w/ Biohazard
1996 Kiss w/Stabbing westward. Had to see them in makeup.
1996 (2 days later) Def Leppard. Free tickets, really close. Great sounding show. Not a big Def Leppard fan though, but they won me over.
1999 Shania Twain. As you can see I'm not single anymore and haven't been since 1996. Lol.

I've live on Vancouver island my whole life. If I'd lived on the mainland I'd have probably gone and see at least triple my list.

Well, who do I wanna see now??
Mr Vai again.
Kylie Minogue (Front row baby)
Prince
Britney (Front row as well.)
Planet X
Paul Gilbert

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#20 Post by summer_sky » Mon Jun 21, 2004 6:09 am

Logic wrote:Mr. R1FSR
Holy Smokes!!!!!!!!!
Hey Summer!!?!?!
A new prize winner!!
All joking aside, Mr.R1FSR you must go to concerts for a living!!
Thats heavy. I am at a loss as what to say about this list!
I stopped counting at 150 shows ....


Yours in fellowship.



lol, yeah..... Logic.... methinks we need to pass this 'seen-the-most-shows' prize around the ranks for a while... :wink:

btw, R1FSR, you've got a great list of shows!

yeah, this is a very cool discussion.... like NatiFable and Plook say, it's really fun to read about what shows people have attended. 8)

erhm, which reminds me....i've thought of a couple more shows i've been to....

The Corrs
Garbage
Third Eye Blind
Collective Soul
Go-Go's
George Carlin (does he count? :roll: )
Golden Earring
Nazareth (hehe lol, anybody remember these guys?!)

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#21 Post by summer_sky » Mon Jun 21, 2004 9:40 am

hey, R1FSR.....

please, tell us your Motorhead "seen-68-times-40+-for-free" story :)

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#22 Post by R1FSR » Mon Jun 21, 2004 10:11 am

ok..
here goes..Many Many moons ago..
i was involved with the UK Motorhead fan club..
and i used to travel to leeds..home of phil Taylor..(original drummer)
Helen (Phil taylors sister) used to run the Fan club.
so one thing led to another..i used to help organize partys club meets etc.
This was the height of there Fame..during the Ace of spades tour .
So i used to tag along on the tours for nearly every show.
Although i had been following them since late 70s.
i have LOADS of recordings from when they used to practice..and if you ever heard them , you would never guess who it was in a million years.
they used to practice tunes like the Beatles,chuck berry,elvis etc all oldies like that..
I have got to add here that Lemmy is one of the nicest blokes you could possibly meet.

Iahve lots of fond memories from them days..they where great.

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#23 Post by Tony S » Mon Jun 21, 2004 10:19 am

Well, I can't remember the years or even locations in all cases, or who was supporting who, but bands I've seen are;

Deep Purple
Scorpions
Meatloaf
UFO
Blackfoot
Mamas Boys
Mountain
Alaska
Living Colour
Iron Maiden
Killer Dwarves
Metallica
Megadeth
Alice In Chains
The Cult
Black Sabbath
Claytown Troupe
The Mission
New Model Army
Ozzy Osbourne
Joe Satriani
Steve Vai
Zodiac Mindwarp
Paradise Lost
Crowbar
The Stranglers
The Enid
The Bolshoi
Henry Rollins Band
Fear Factory
Diamond Head

errrm, the old grey matter is struggling to remember others at the moment, but I know there's more !

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#24 Post by summer_sky » Mon Jun 21, 2004 11:00 am

hehe, Tony S, i empathise with the struggling old grey matter trying to remember. lol, i'm sure a few other names will pop into your head... at least, that's what happened to me over the weekend...

hey...another band i saw just popped into my head as i write this message.....

The Beach Boys

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#25 Post by summer_sky » Mon Jun 21, 2004 11:05 am

R1FSR wrote:ok..
here goes..Many Many moons ago..
i was involved with the UK Motorhead fan club..
and i used to travel to leeds..home of phil Taylor..(original drummer)
Helen (Phil taylors sister) used to run the Fan club.
so one thing led to another..i used to help organize partys club meets etc.
This was the height of there Fame..during the Ace of spades tour .
So i used to tag along on the tours for nearly every show.
Although i had been following them since late 70s.
i have LOADS of recordings from when they used to practice..and if you ever heard them , you would never guess who it was in a million years.
they used to practice tunes like the Beatles,chuck berry,elvis etc all oldies like that..
I have got to add here that Lemmy is one of the nicest blokes you could possibly meet.

Iahve lots of fond memories from them days..they where great.

R1FSR


very cool, R1FSR..... bet you saw some really good shows and had some really awesome times during your fanclub-organising days with Motorhead. you can be sure i woulda been tagging along to shows, too!
that's also very cool that you have recordings of rehearsal sessions..... whadda got them recorded on? cassette tapes?

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#26 Post by R1FSR » Mon Jun 21, 2004 11:19 am

Grey matter has cleared a bit....actually dug out some more of my tickets lol ..so heres a few more to add.. :D

Alex Harvey.
Barclay james harvest.
Blue oyster cult.
AC/DC
Def leppard
sammy hagar
Mr.Big
Joni Mitchell
Micheal Bolton
Jean Micheal Jarre
Micheal Jackson
Maddona
U2
Meat Loaf
M.S.G
Motley Crue
Trumph
winger
Faith no more
Bon Jovi
Slayer
Pantera
Guns N Roses
Nazereth
Jethro Tull
Alice Cooper
Black Label Society
Body Count
Heart
Pearl Jam
UFO
Thunder
Stranglers
Sex Pistols
Skunk Anansie
Gary Moore
Glenn Hughes
Ted Nugent
Fleetwood Mac
Machine Head
Nirvana
Slipknot
S.R.V
Iron Maiden
Ozzy
Megadeth
Biohazzard
Mountain
Rainbow
Dokken
Europe

and a host of others that i wont even mention :shock: :D

sorry if ive repeated a few :wink:

R1FSR

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#27 Post by summer_sky » Mon Jun 21, 2004 11:54 am

aaaahhh, man, R1FSR, you've really seen lots of great bands and musicians!! hehe, you've reminded me that i saw Triumph, too.

yay, and, you saw Nazareth! lol, i didn't think anybody else here would have seen them..... cool. :D

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#28 Post by Logic » Mon Jun 21, 2004 12:05 pm

Mr. R1FSR
A FEW more????

Enviously yours.

P.S. Never seen Nazereth had all their VINYL though.
:)

P.P.S. Mr.R1FSR Maybe we should talk about the bands you HAVEN'T seen!!!! :lol: :lol: :lol:

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#29 Post by summer_sky » Mon Jun 21, 2004 12:54 pm

Logic wrote:Mr. R1FSR
A FEW more????

Enviously yours.

P.S. Never seen Nazereth had all their VINYL though.
:)

P.P.S. Mr.R1FSR Maybe we should talk about the bands you HAVEN'T seen!!!! :lol: :lol: :lol:


yeah, i'm with ya on the envious-of-R1FSR trip, Logic!! that's one impressive list of shows, to be sure!
but, i think we oughtta deduct some points on the prize-o-meter since R1 had to look at his concert ticket stubs to recall some of these ;) [lol, truth to told, i'd do the same if i hadn't lost my memorabilia box in one of my many moves]

hehe, i had Nazareth on vinyl..... and 8-track cassettes, too 8)

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#30 Post by tim_knox » Mon Jun 21, 2004 1:33 pm

yah haha nazareth's the shit :lol:

okay im just going to go over the major ones that dont include a lot of local band and bands that are kinda big but not really

System of a Down
P.O.D.
Meshuggah
Pulse Ultra
DMB
G3 (Vai, Satch, Malmsteen)
Eric Johnson (one of my favorite shows by far)

I also saw a classical guitar concert in Boston with Daniel Lippel, it was good i liked it. It was in a church and there was only about ten people in the audience.

and...

I am going to...

Allman Brothers in august

and

Clapton on the 4th of July

all in all its a pretty weak list, probably because im poor and im only 19 soo i have time to catch up i guess

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