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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 23 2015 at 09:57
Originally posted by Rednight Rednight wrote:

Originally posted by dr wu23 dr wu23 wrote:

Originally posted by Dean Dean wrote:

Originally posted by Rednight Rednight wrote:

Couldn't read the opening blog because of the Gabriel ticket stub plastered over it.

If dr whu can edit his post to remove the offending Gabriel ticket image then Page 1 of this thread will be readable again. Geek


Fixed it.....no idea how that happened.
The 'offending Gabriel ticket image' is now gone.....but I had to delete the whole post to do it.Confused

Thanks,Dr.
 
No problem....
 
The concert I attended was Gabriel in Chicago Uptown Theater 1977....with Fripp on guitar sitting on a chair of course throughout the whole show.  We had pretty good seats so it's one of my favorites of all of the shows I have been to.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 23 2015 at 22:51
I guess the most impressive should be Roger Waters playing The Wall (I'd rather it had been Pink Floyd, but I was bearly born then), and also the one other people would more easily recognise. But with proggers, given that I started going to concerts already in a later time of prog life (2000's), I didn't have the oportunity to see the classics back in the time, which should be the most impressive for me, however, I really like having been able to see Rick Wakeman playing 6 Wives and Hampton Court Palace, which was only 2 shows, not such big arena, wonderful beautiful place to see such a show, wonderful music, etc. And it's particularly cool for me, because I managed to fit the concert going in some holidays I was planning (the timing of the show was great for me), since I live in Mexico.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 24 2015 at 01:15
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Originally posted by richardh richardh wrote:

( seen ELP twice inc their last ever gig at High Voltage)
 

Ah yes, forgot that one. It was great at the time (including Lake's strop) but the CD of the show isn't good.
 
I've avoided the CD making it the only official ELP release I don't own. They did their best and that was all could be asked.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 24 2015 at 01:18
Originally posted by Dellinger Dellinger wrote:

I guess the most impressive should be Roger Waters playing The Wall (I'd rather it had been Pink Floyd, but I was bearly born then), and also the one other people would more easily recognise. But with proggers, given that I started going to concerts already in a later time of prog life (2000's), I didn't have the oportunity to see the classics back in the time, which should be the most impressive for me, however, I really like having been able to see Rick Wakeman playing 6 Wives and Hampton Court Palace, which was only 2 shows, not such big arena, wonderful beautiful place to see such a show, wonderful music, etc. And it's particularly cool for me, because I managed to fit the concert going in some holidays I was planning (the timing of the show was great for me), since I live in Mexico.
 
Cool DVD of that show ( did you get on?Smile) .
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 24 2015 at 12:10
I just saw Faith No More a week or so ago; and while many here may scoff at the band, seeing Mike Patton perform live is definitely something I say with extreme pride.

Also have seen King Crimson, and being 27 years of age I consider myself lucky to have seen each and everyone on of those amazingly talented gentlemen. Still missed out on seeing Adrian Belew though, so if he ever comes to the Seattle area that is a must for me.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 24 2015 at 16:57
I like to tell this tale: I was one of the seventeen (17) people attending the Aranis concert in the Triton club (near Paris, in Les Lilas) in 2009.
Hum... Maybe I should have asked to sign my record...

Also, I also like to tell about the concert of Le Silo in Paris last year, just before their appearance at the RIO festival - a concert everyone in the venue must remember, because some maniac a****le dropped a lacrymogene bomb a few minutes before the concert! Angry
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 24 2015 at 21:47
Originally posted by richardh richardh wrote:

Originally posted by Dellinger Dellinger wrote:

I guess the most impressive should be Roger Waters playing The Wall (I'd rather it had been Pink Floyd, but I was bearly born then), and also the one other people would more easily recognise. But with proggers, given that I started going to concerts already in a later time of prog life (2000's), I didn't have the oportunity to see the classics back in the time, which should be the most impressive for me, however, I really like having been able to see Rick Wakeman playing 6 Wives and Hampton Court Palace, which was only 2 shows, not such big arena, wonderful beautiful place to see such a show, wonderful music, etc. And it's particularly cool for me, because I managed to fit the concert going in some holidays I was planning (the timing of the show was great for me), since I live in Mexico.

 
Cool DVD of that show ( did you get on?Smile) .
 
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If I appear on the DVD of the Hampton concert? No, the DVD was recorded on the second night, and I attended on the first night. I was unsure on which one to choose when buying the tickets, and I think I thought the first night was on an easier day for me. Later I thought about how usually second nights are better because they already "practiced" on the first one, and that if there was to be a recording of the show it was more likely to be from the second night instead of the first one (it would have been nice to have a DVD of a concert I attended... though this is close enough, though). So, I do have the DVD... I guess I should watch it one of this days (perhaps my wife would get nostalgic about visiting London), but they also recorded an audio CD in the moment, so some 20 min after the show I got my CD from the concert... excellent audio quality, and I don't hear anything wrong from the mixing nor anything... I don't really understand why sometimes bands have to take so long to release a live album if Wakeman already proved you can do it in 20 min with exellent sound quality (of course, I didn't buy the mass market CD later on, only the DVD).
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 06 2015 at 06:53
Deep Purple Live In Israel 2008, it was an amazing show!

Also, Uriah Heep Live In Israel 2000, my first real rock concert.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 06 2015 at 07:17
Henry Cow - twice - back in 1977 - most treasured memory...

Also saw Genesis and Yes for the first time the same year...

For Canterbury specialists: I saw the short lived Going Going supporting Gongmaison, Incahoots in '84 and Richard Sinclair's Caravan of Dreams a couple of times in the early 90s.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 06 2015 at 08:56
Not prog but one of my favorite shows ever was in 1971 ....Joe Walsh and James Gang...we had front row balcony seats,,,,,great show at IU, Bloomington , Indiana.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 19 2015 at 11:47
Hosting Patrick Moraz at my home on the 1st C.H.A.T. tour (3/95).
Comeback tour of Miles Davis (9/81), Concord Pavilion.
Yes' Relayer tour at the Hollywood Bowl in June, 1975--1st ever concert I paid for. In 2002, I saw them on the Magnification tour, during which Anderson fondly remembered that previous show.
Rolling Stones/Guns 'N Roses/Living Colour, 10/89, L.A. Coliseum. 20th row, front and center.
US Festival '82, Devore, CA. For the grand sum of $33, Fleetwood Mac, Kinks, Police, Jimmy Buffett, Santana, Jerry Jeff Walker, Gang of Four, B-52's, Pat Benatar, Grateful Dead, Tom Petty, Jackson Browne and maybe a couple of others. Brutally hot (105 degrees).
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 19 2015 at 23:46
Originally posted by AviRosenfeld AviRosenfeld wrote:

Deep Purple Live In Israel 2008, it was an amazing show!

Also, Uriah Heep Live In Israel 2000, my first real rock concert.

Welcome to the show, nice to have you here!!  

My first real rock concert was Captain Beyond, opening for Alice Cooper's "School's Out" show, 28 July, 1972!
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