Who Have You Seen in Concert?

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Post by GA cracker » Fri. Oct. 26, 2012 3:29 pm

Oh yeah the Allman Brothers. Was working security at the place, he needed a ride to the drug store. I drove him and got cough medicine. He made a joke about codine and herion would cure anything!

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Post by Cap » Fri. Oct. 26, 2012 6:19 pm

My first at age 13 was Alice Cooper, Welcome to my Nightmare tour, still top 3 concert for me, again at Penns Peak few yrs ago.
My 2nd concert , Pink Floyd, Dark Side Moon tour and again Animals tour.
Some guy sold my buddy 2 tickets for Pink Floyd in '75. We were at the trolly stop on Erie Ave when this guy decided he wanted to buy back the tickets. My buddy & I ran away from him, jumped on a trolley a few stops away and off to the Spectrum. We ended up sitting with his pals! :shock:

2x Alice Cooper
2x Pink Floyd
3x Yes
Jethro Tull
Black Sabbath
Lynyrd Skynard
Ted Nugent

Almost every concert I saw was at the Spectrum in Phila. Saw a bunch more but can't quite remember. :)
Had tickets for Led Zepplin but than they cancelled when Plant's son suddenly died.

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Post by 30-40 Krag » Sun. Oct. 28, 2012 8:20 pm

Just saw Blue Oyster Cult for the second time Friday night in Newton, NJ. excellent performance! Six feet from the stage! :D :D

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Post by rubicondave33 » Mon. Oct. 29, 2012 6:04 pm

Iron Maiden, twice
Queensryche, three times
Clint Black
Jethro Tull
Ted Nugent, twice
Bad Company
Type O Negative
Depeche Mode
The The
Eric Burdon and The Animals
Smoky Robinson
The Police

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Post by the coop » Thu. Nov. 15, 2012 4:00 pm

My first concert was Pink Floyd in '72 or '73. Wasn't a fan then or now, just went because I was a musician/music fan. Probably watched the crowd more than the band. Since then have seen far to many to list or remember. Some highlights would be Black Sabbath with Ozzy just before they broke up in '79. AC/DC with Bon Scott. Johnny Winter in his hey day. 2 of my all time favorite shows-Rory Gallagher, both amazing shows. Kiss 5 or 6 times. Aerosmith many times. Another favorite was Montrose, Foghat, and Black Oak Arkansas triple bill.Ted Nugent mid 70's touring with the Stranglehold album. Blue Oyster Cult 4 times (at least). Motley Crue and Whitesnake. In the 70's tickets were only 5 or 6 bucks. We would go to concerts just for something to do. And the list goes on. Now the only band I shell out the outragous ticket prices for is Alice Cooper. I try to catch him on every tour if possible. Just saw him about a month ago on opening night of his new tour. Great show as usual. Best part was free tickets and a free room at the casino he played. Gotta love that.

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Post by Ed.A » Thu. Nov. 15, 2012 6:54 pm

Glad to see BOC came up alot on this thread, my 1st Concert was Blue Oyster Cult and the Babies(Tom Wait) .

Some of the more interesting:
Eagles/Heart/Little River Band. 1980 Yale Bowl. Joe Walsh did 4 Oncores, prolly the bestest show IMO.
Interesting Note, there has never been another concert at the Yale Bowl due to the crowd and following behavior. ( even Paul McCartney was denied permission 15yrs later).

Crosby Stills Nash and Young, Joe Walsh came out during the Oncore to do Rocky Mountain Way with Stills ( Steve did a cover on his live album so it was a tribute sorta)

Thin Lizzy @ Agora Ballroom West Hartford Ct. , Chinatown tour with Snowy White on Lead. Phil lynot died shortly after.

Todd Rundgren @ Stage West (aka Agora Ballroom) unloaded cases of beer back stage for the band and was invited back to the tour bus to meet Todd and Kasim Sultan of Utopia.

Steppenwolf @ the now long defunct Rocky Point Amusement Park. Standing in a crowd that was parted for a beat up Catalina to pass through when noticed John Kay in the back seat. I couldn't resist mocking him about his "Ride" to his face..... much to his chagrin as well the people's around me laughing along.

I'm sure sure I forget some, but of note:
Charlie Daniels
Greg Allman Band
J. Geils
Eight to the Bar
Crosby Stills and Nash (without Neil)

I was always more of a small club scene than big Shows, so my list is alot less than most.

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Post by Northern Maine » Mon. Dec. 03, 2012 5:33 pm

Poison and the Beach Boys!

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Post by Lightning » Fri. Dec. 14, 2012 9:13 pm

RUSH time machine tour concert on VH1 Classic ...... RIGHT NOW!!!!

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Post by ColdHouse » Wed. Apr. 10, 2024 2:00 pm

I can't even remember all the shows I saw. Back in the mid/late 70's we were going to shows all the time. Sometimes we would see the same show in New Haven or Hartford, and then again at Madison Square Gardens. Heck there were always 2 shows and concerts were cheap. Like less than $15.
I saw Jethro Tull so many times I couldn't even guess.
Saw The Who many times.
Harry Chapin
Ringo and the All Star
Talking heads

Can't remember them all.

Big news is I wanted to go see Aerosmith and asked my son last winter for him to treat me to Aerosmith for my birthday. The show got postponed because Steven Tyler had major throat damage. Well the show is now rescheduled for 12/31/24.

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Post by nut » Wed. Apr. 10, 2024 2:06 pm

The 70s and 80s were the best. We would show up for shows without tickets and buy them out front for $10. We would find out about shows by word of mouth or possibly FM radio. To be young again. Saw most of the big rock groups.

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Post by anthony7812 » Wed. Apr. 10, 2024 7:07 pm

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Post by tsb » Wed. Apr. 10, 2024 7:55 pm

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Post by waytomany?s » Wed. Apr. 10, 2024 8:39 pm

The Box Tops In 1990.

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Post by warminmn » Wed. Apr. 10, 2024 9:31 pm

Nice old post to bring back! I think the only new one I can add is ZZ Top and a few others Ive seen before and already listed.

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Post by ColdHouse » Mon. Apr. 15, 2024 3:02 pm

Tickets for that Aerosmith Farewell tour are very expensive.

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