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King crimson (several times)

Emerson, Lake and Palmer (several times)

Johnny Winter (several times)

The Who (without uncle Keith)

The John Entwhistle Band

Robert Plant


Bob Dylan (several times)


Supertramp (several times)

Ozzy Osbourne

Black Sabbath

Kiss (several times)


Edgar Winter

Rush (several times)

Harry Belafonte

Roger Hodgkins

Frank Marino & Mahogany Rush

Al DiMeola, Paco DeLucia, and John McClaughlin

Genesis (several times)

Yes (sevearal times)

Pink Floyd (sevearal times)

Peter Gabriel

Randy Hansen


Jethro Tull (several times)

Michel Pagliero


Jonnny Clegg & Julaka

David Bowie

Emerson, Lake and Powell

The Carl Palmer Band


Elton John

The Dead Kennedys

Kim Mitchell (several times)

Buddy Rich (several times)

Robert Fripp

Alice Cooper

Deep Purple


Blue Oyster Cult

The Guess Who

The Ringo Starr All Starr Band

Steve Vai

Hidden Image (I was the drummer)

ZZ Top


Kris & Cozy

The Payolas

Depeche Mode

Michael Bolton (ok,ok, a girl came over to my place from Chibougamou that week and she wanted to see him so I took her against my will)

The Rolling Stones (several times)

Anderson, Bruford, Wakeman, Howe

The Tragically Hip

Bruce Cockburn (several times)

Robert Charlebois (several times)

Neil Young & Crazy Horse

Joe Satriani

The Munch Brothers

Neil Young & Crazy Horse

Golden Earing

Jean Luc Ponty

Big Mama Thornton

James Brown

Billy Cobham

that's all I can remember at the moment butt their are quite a few others

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Led Zeppelin

T Rex

The La De Dahs w Kevin Borich, The Guess Who and Three Dog Night

Black Sabbath several times

Lindisfarne, Caravan, Status Quo and Slade

Rod Stewart and the Faces

Deep Purple w Coverdale and Hughes

Frank Zappa w Jon Luc Ponty

Ike and Tina Turner

The Temptations

Lou Reed

Robin Trower

The Sweet

Blackmore's Rainbow

Leo Sayer

The Beach Boys

Bob Dylan

The Doobie Brothers

David Bowie twice

Deep Purple w Tommy Bolin

Thin Lizzy w Gary Moore

Kevin Borich, Santana, Little River Band and Fleetwood Mac


Radio Birdman


The Angels

Midnight Oil

Cold Chisel

Split Enz

Rose Tattoo

Band of Light

Billy Thorpe and the Aztecs




Chuck Berry

Bo Diddley

Bob Marley and the Wailers

Charlie Pride


Steeleye Span


Joe Cocker several times

Dr. Hook

Eric Burdon



Rory Gallagher

Ultimate Rock Symphony: Paul Rodgers, Roger Daltrey, Peter Frampton, Gerry Humphries and Alice Cooper

Neil Young and Crazy Horse

Robert Plant


The Moody Blues

The Shadows

Page and Plant

Rick Wakeman

Jeff Wayne's War of the Worlds w Justin Hayward

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Frank Zappa w Jon Luc Ponty

Very cool, you're the first person I've ever know to have seen Frank in Australia.

Must've been the summer of 1973. I have a recording of one of these shows.

June 24th Horden Pavillion, Sydney. Is this the one you attended ?

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Very cool, you're the first person I've ever know to have seen Frank in Australia.

Must've been the summer of 1973. I have a recording of one of these shows.

June 24th Horden Pavillion, Sydney. Is this the one you attended ?

Sounds about right.

Absolutely brilliant.

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'73 --- Jethro Tull (aqualung tour) age 5 (my oldest brother took me)

'74 --- Ella Fitzgerald (field trip in first grade) --- Jazz singer/ incredible voice

'75 --- Doobie Brothers

'76 --- Kiss w/ Bob Seger (opening) --- original four in makeup

'77 --- Foreigner and Styx

'78 --- Rod Stewart (don't remember the opening band)

'79 --- Kiss w/ White Face (opener) --- Atlanta band

AC/DC w/ Cheap Trick (opener) --- Bon Scott singing w/ AC/DC

Van Halen (Diver Down tour) --- don't remember the opening act

'80 --- Journey & Ted Nugent (separate concerts)

'81 --- Def Leppard w/ AC/DC

'82 --- Rush with Golden Earring opening (Signals tour)

'82 --- Jefferson Starship w/ Killer Whales (opener) Carowinds (Charlotte, NC)

'82 or '83 --- Billy Squier, Krokus and Def Leppard

'83 --- Police (synchronicity tour)

'83 --- Eric Johnson (club tour) --- met Eric through my older brother (friends to this day)

'84 --- Night Ranger (w/ Tony Carey (opener) --- Carowinds, NC

'84 --- Mr. Mister and Tina Turner (with Bryan Adams) -- Carolina Coliseum; Cola, SC

'84 --- Van Halen (1984 Tour)

'85 --- INXS (Del Fuegos opened) Township Auditorium (Columbia, SC)

'85 --- Kiss with Black N Blue (Tommy Thayer on guitar; now KISS' guitarist)

'86 --- Bon Jovi opening for RATT

'86 --- Ozzy Osbourne (w/ Metallica opener) --- May (Charlotte, NC) Cliff Burton (bass)

'86 --- Eric Johnson (Greenstreets, Columbia, SC)

'86 --- Van Halen (with Sammy Hagar on vocals), Bachman Turner Overdrive opened

'87 --- Cheap Trick opened for RATT (Carolina Coliseum; Columbia, SC)

'87 --- Def Leppard w/ Tesla (opener) Carolina Coliseum; Columbia, SC)

'87 --- Go Go's w/ Paul Young and Nik Kershaw (Carowinds, NC) --- free show

'86 --- Mr. Crowe's Garden (later became The Black Crows) - Rockafella's (Columbia, SC) only 5 there (talked with Chris, Steve & mutual friends)

'86 --- Ozzy Osbourne (w/ Queensryche opener) --- October (Columbia, SC)

'87 --- Whitesnake (vivian campbell and Vandenburg on guitars)

'87 --- Eric Johnson (Greenstreets, Columbia, SC)

'87 --- Cinderella, Winger and Bulletboys

'87 --- Kiss (Crazy Nights Tour)

'87 --- Goo Goo Dolls (then a punk band) -- Rockafellas (Columbia, SC) -- only 3 people in there (talked with them)

'87 --- Kings' X --- (Greenstreets, Columbia, SC)

'88 --- David Lee Roth w/ Poison

'88 --- Eric Johnson --- Greenstreets (Columbia, SC)

'88 --- Whitesnake (Vai and Vandenburg on guitars) w/ Bad English

'88 --- Robert Plant (w/ Cheap Trick opening) --- Non Stop Go Tour (Now & Zen)

'88 --- Drivin' N Cryin' (Greenstreets; columbia, SC)

'88 --- Living Colour w/ Godfathers and Sugarcubes (Univ. of SC Ballroom) Columbia, SC

'89 --- Bonham, Dangerous Toys and some other band???

'89 --- Steve Morse Band (High Tension Wires Tour) Greenstreets; Columbia, SC

'89 --- Rolling Stones w/ Living Colour (opening) -- Clemson, SC (Steel Wheels Tour)

'90 --- Kiss (Hot In The Shade Tour)

'90 --- Bonham and Aerosmith

'90 --- Robert Plant

'90 --- Cult and Aerosmith (back later that same year)

'90 --- Dread Zeppelin

'90 --- Tears For Fears (w/ Michael Penn (opener) --- Carowinds, NC)

'90 --- ZZ Top w/ Michelle Malone and The Black Crows (they were kicked off tour a few days later)

'91 --- Eric Johnson (with my brother's band opening; Voodoo Chili) -- Huger Street Concert Hall

'91 --- Steve Morse Band (Greenstreets) ; Columbia, SC

'91 --- Rembrandts (Friends tv fame; I sang with them on one song)

'91 --- Aerosmith with 4 Non Blondes (opener)

'91 --- RUSH w/ Primus (opener) Roll The Bones Tour

'91 --- Van Halen (For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge Tour)

'91 --- Toad The Wet Sprocket (Rockafella's; Columbia, SC)

'91 --- Tom Petty w/ Chris Whitley (Into The Great Wide Open Tour)

'91 --- Queensryche (Empire Tour)

'91 --- Sting (Soul Cages Tour) w/ Vinx and Concrete Blonde (openers)

'92 --- Buddy Guy (Greenstreets; Columbia, SC) --- met Buddy afterwards

'93 --- Eric Johnson, BB King, Buddy Guy, Koko Taylor, Lonnie Mack, Alligator All Stars (BB King Blues Festival in Charlotte, NC)

'93 --- Paul McCartney (Williams Brice Stadium; Columbia, SC) -- Off The Ground Tour

***I met Paul and Linda the night before coming into town in their limo (talked briefly)

'93 - 98 --- too many other bands to remember (club shows and arenas)

'97 --- Jason Bonham Band (my friends' band, Evergreen opened) Rockafella's (Columbia, SC)

'98 --- King's X --- Greenville, SC (w/ Galactic Cowboy)

'98 --- Page & Plant w/ Lili Haydn (violinist and singer) opener -- Charleston, SC

'99 --- Black Crows , N. Mississippi Allstars (By Your Side Tour for the Crows)

'99 --- King's X --- Charlotte, NC (Amos' Southend)

'99 --- RATT, Poison and Cinderella (Charlotte, NC)

'99 --- Lenny Kravitz and Black Crows (Charlotte, NC)

'99 --- John Mayer, Guster (Mayer opened) --- Tabernacle (Atlanta, GA)

'00 --- Jeff Beck (Tabernacle) Atlanta, GA

'00 --- John Paul Jones (Zooma Tour) --- Roxy Theatre (Atlanta, GA)

'00 --- KISS (Farewell Tour w/ Original 4 in Makeup: Skid Row & Ted Nugent opened)

'00 or '01 --- Jimmy Page & Black Crows --- Cancelled concert (due to Back injury)

'01 --- Coldplay --- Tabernacle (Atlanta, GA)

'01 --- Eric Johnson --- Variety Playhouse (Atlanta, GA)

'01 --- Black Crows --- Music Midtown Festival (Atlanta, GA)

'02 --- G3 (Satriani, Vai and Patrucci) Tabernacle (Atlanta, GA)

'02 --- RUSH (Philips Arena) --- Vapor Trails Tour (Atlanta, GA)

'02 --- King's X and Moke--- Tabernacle (Atlanta, GA)

'02 --- Lenny Kravitz and Pink (Lakewood Ampitheatre -- (Atlanta, GA)

'02 --- Tool (Philips Arena) Atlanta, GA

'02 --- Stone Temple Pilots with Linkin Park & Staind (Philips Arena) Atlanta, GA

'03 --- Eric Johnson --- Gwinnett Center for Performing Arts (Duluth, GA) --- acoustic/piano show

'03 --- King's X , Joe Satriani and Dream Theatre (Tabernacle) Atlanta, GA

'03 --- Pat Benatar w/ Dominc Gaudious (opener) (Tabernacle) Atlanta, GA

'03 --- Train (Tabernacle) Atlanta, GA

'04 --- Eric Johnson w/ Dominic Gaudious (opener) --- Variety Playhouse (Atlanta, GA)

'04 --- Kings' X --- Smith's Olde Bar (Atlanta, GA)

'04 --- NAMM Music Convention (Nashville, TN) --- Collective Soul concert by the river

'04 --- (also at NAMM): Muriel Anderson's Night of Guitar featuring: Steve Morse, Les Paul, Dave Pomeroy, Ventures guitarist; Duane Eddy Hubert Sumlin (Muddy Waters' friend and co-guitarist, David Johansson (aka Buster Poindexter), Scotty Moore (Elvis' first guitarist), etc...

'04 --- KISS (w/ Poison) --- Lakewoood/HI FI Buys Ampitheatre (Atlanta, GA)

'05 --- Robert Plant w/ Strange Sensation --- Chastain Ampitheatre (Atlanta, GA)

'05 --- Eric Johnson w/ Johnny A (opener) (Variety Playhouse) Atlanta, GA

'05 --- NAMM: Muriel Anderson's Night of Guitar featuring James Burton (Elvis' and Rick Nelson's guitarist, Muriel Anderson, Adrian Belew, Peter Frampton, etc...

'06 --- Eric Johnson and Joe Satriani (Variety Playhouse) Atlanta, GA

'06 --- QUEEN + Paul Rodgers (Queen's first time in US since 1882)-Gwinnett Center, GA

'06 --- RUSH (Lakewood Ampitheatre) --- R30 Tour (Atlanta, GA)

'07 --- John Mayer (Chastain Ampitheatre) Atlanta, GA

'07 --- Colbie Callet, Lifehouse and Goo Goo Dolls (Chastain Ampitheatre) Atlanta, GA

'07 --- RUSH (Lakewood/Hi FI Buys Ampitheatre) Atlanta, GA

'07 --- Deep Purple and Steppenwolf (farewell tour & show for Steppenwolf) Chastain, Atl

'07 --- Black Crowes (Chastain Ampitheatre) Atlanta, GA

'07 --- Peter Frampton and the Doobie Brothers (Chastain Ampitheatre) Atlanta, GA

'07 --- The Police (Reunion Show) w/ Sting's son's band opening (Philips Arena) Atl, GA

'08 --- Sheryl Crow (Matt White opened) --- Chastain Ampitheatre (Atlanta, GA)

Upcoming Shows:'08 --- Robert Plant & Alison Krauss w/ T-Bone Burnett (band) Chastain Ampitheatre (July 10)

'08 --- Foreigner (w/ Jason Bonham) and Bryan Adams (Verizon Wireless Ampitheatre) Atlanta, GA

'08 --- Cheap Trick, Heart and Journey (August 3 & 4)

'08 --- Joe Cocker and Steve Miller Band(Verizon Wireless Ampitheatre) Atlanta, GA

'08 --- RUSH (Verizon Wireless)

'08 --- Yes (Verizon Wireless)

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A couple well actually a lot but I dont have the time right now to list them all.

Given your involvement in music it might be easier for you to list who you have not seen! n :D

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:beer: These lists are very impressive, I'm envious already - and from what I know, there could be some totally mindblowing ones to come.

It is so true that we don't know what we've got till it's gone. My own list wouldn't be as impressive as these IMO, so I'll save it for another day. :)

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Buddy Rich (several times)

Big Mama Thornton

James Brown

Now dat's cool!! :)

I never saw Zeppelin. Had tickets but they got in the car wreck and cancelled. :(

Jimi Hendrix (5 times)

The Cream (4-5 times)

The Doors (once)

Big Brother & Janis


Too many to list

Last concert was Fleetwood Mac a couple years back.


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My list is a lot shorter than you guys' :lol: Unfortunately no Zeppelin or Robert/Jimmy on my list (yet). This starts in '78 or '79 with Boston:

-Boston w/Sammy Hagar

-The Pretenders (they were great!)

-Molly Hatchett

-The Cars (most blah concert I ever saw)

-Foreigner w/Billy Squier (somewhere I have an awesome pic I took of Billy from front row; if I can find it I'll put it up)

-Van Halen (Diver Down tour...Halloween night!! most fun concert ever!)

-The Police (Synchronicity...we missed the opening act...REM, as we got lost :( )

-ACDC (Worst concert I ever saw. :( )

-Heart (Bad Animals tour...loved their older stuff)

-The Kinks

-The Romantics

-The Bangles w/General Public (in a tiny club in Radford VA, lol. :whistling:Walk like an Egyptian...)


-10,000 Maniacs

-Peter Frampton (late 80s/early 90s in a club; front row!!)

-The Dixie Chicks (goodbye Earl, lol)

-Dave Matthews Band w/Neil Young (while 8.5 mos pregnant, :lol:)

-The Eagles

-Maroon 5 w/The Hives :wacko: & Sarah Bareilles (my older daughter's 1st concert!)

I may have forgotten one or two others.

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Now dat's cool!! :)

I never saw Zeppelin. Had tickets but they got in the car wreck and cancelled. :(

Jimi Hendrix (5 times)

The Cream (4-5 times)

The Doors (once)

Big Brother & Janis


Too many to list

Last concert was Fleetwood Mac a couple years back.


You've seen everyone I wish I could have seen :)

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Van Halen

Def Leppard

Judas Priest


The Greatful Dead


Stray Cats


Nina Hagen


The Kinks

The Smiths


Los Lobos




Robert Plant

The Clash



Howard Jones

Montomery Gentry



The Eurythmics

Simple Minds

The Alarm

Black Sabbath

Kings Of Leon

Ugly Kid Joe

Kevin Costner and Band

Rod Stewart

Strunz & Farrah

General Public

Raggae Sun Splash tour




Sugar Ray

The Police

The Blasters

Iron Maiden

The Jerry Garcia Band

John Williams (hey if you wrote the theme from Star Wars, you are a rock star!)

Julianna Theory

Willie Nelson

Pierre Bensusan

I think thats pretty much it. I was pretty jealous of the other lists but looking at mine I haven't done too badly either. Only regrets are not seeing Dick Dale (get well soon!), more grunge bands back in the early nineties, more new bands this decade. Still on my to see list are The Chili Peppers, Prince and virtuoso guitarits like Satriani, Vai or Johnson

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not in this order:

Robert Plant

The Firm

Jimmy Page Outrider Tour

Bad Company

Judas Priest

Iron Maiden opening for 38 Special

Deep Purple twice w/Ian Gillan

Billy Joel and Elton John


Yes twice




The Guess Who

The Eagles

Stone Temple Pilots

Charlie Daniels

Grateful Dead

Crosby, Stills and Nash

Moody Blues

Joe Walsh

Steve Morse

REO Speedwagon

Blue Oyster Cult

George Carlin (comedian) twice

Howie Mandel

Just last week a taping of Soundstage for PBS:

Jim Peterik w/World Stage with Ides of March, Johnny Van Zant from Skynryd, Donnie Van Zant and Don Barns of 38 Special, Ray Parker Jr., Micky Thomas of Starship, Martha Davis of the Motels, and Night Ranger. Oh and both lead singers from Survivor.

I know there were many more concerts but thats all I can think of for the moment

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'73 --- Jethro Tull (aqualung tour) age 5 (my oldest brother took me)

Aqualung was in 1971.

Thick as a Brick in 1972

A Passion Play in 1973.

If it was APP, you would have remembered the film at the beginning of the show.

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I can't remember many of them but I have some ticket stubs to jog my memory.

John Prine (1976)

Lynyrd Skynyrd (1976)

Led Zeppelin (1977 two shows)

Heart (1978 and three later shows)

Charlie Daniels (1979)

Rush (1979)

Foreigner (1979 and also 2000)

The Who (1979, the Cincy fatal show)

Blue Oyster Cult, 1979

Fleetwood Mac (1980)

Ted Nugent (1980)

Joan Jett (1982 and three later shows ... I like Joan Jett, OK)

Yes (1984)

REO Speedwagon (1984)

Scorpions (1984)

The Firm (1985)

The Guess Who (1985)

AC/DC (1985 and also 1988)

Judas Priest (1986)

Ozzy (plus Metallica, 1986)

Bon Jovi and Ratt (1986 I think)

KISS (plus Slaughter, 1990)

Foghat (2000)

BTO (2000)

Herman's Hermits (2004)

Korn (2004)

Paul Revere and the Raiders (2005)

The Grass Roots (2005)

Alice Cooper (2006)

Deep Purple (2007)

Molly Hatchet and Blackfoot (2008)

plus some country music shows

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This list is going to seem pathetic, but I've still got plenty of time :D

Robbie Williams (don't laugh, I got given the ticket)

G3; Satriani, Vai & Petrucci (the next day)


The Casanovas

The Black Crowes

I'm going to see Satch again next month.

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Starting around 1968 and ending in 1978 I worked as a stage hand/roadie/lighting tech for all the big venues in and around NYC. I worked 7 days a week. Morning till night. Madison Square Garden, The Capitol Theater, Nassau Colesium, The Calderone Theater, Fillmore East, The Academy of Music a.k.a. The Paladium. Also did some shows at CBGB's, The Ritz and some of the other smaller venues. We were union and proud of it. I saw EVERYBODY several times. Alice Cooper had the best groupies. ALL the bands tossed groupie scraps our way and we had our fun. Drugs, I did 'em all. Lot's of 'em. I got boxes and boxes of stuff in storage, autographed 8X10 press pictures, drumsticks, underwear, signed LP's. Plus some stuff I robbed, sorry Mr. Bowie. Zappa was very polite.

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