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Old 11-15-2004, 01:15 PM
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Best concert you ever saw....

CSN - not a great show, but by far the best sound I have ever heard live.
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Old 11-15-2004, 01:27 PM
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Grateful Dead at Squaw Valley. Late 80's maybe? It was awesome. I actually came across the concert by accident. We we're hiking in the area, popped over a ridge and there beneath us were thousands of people lounging in the high meadows of Squaw Valley resort listening to the Dead grooving at 8200' They were set up at the bottom of the bowl and the music carried forever. I have no idea of how many people attended, but it did make the news that it took like 8 hours for everyone to hike down the mountain that night. They had to turn on the ski lights.
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Old 11-15-2004, 01:58 PM
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For a small club gig, a couple of the best I have seen were:

Dicky Betts', Berry Oakley's and Robby Krueger's sons formed a band (don't remember the name, it was B.O.K., or something like that). I wouldn't be surprised if Derek Trucks was in it too.

Another one was when a friend of mine was playing at the same club in '95 and Buddy Miles (drummer in Hendrix's Band Of Gypsies) sat in. Started with 'Them Changes' and then they did a whole lot of Hendrix. Still makes the hair stand up on the back of my neck and arms. Miles was interviewed a couple of weeks later and when he was asked about Greg, he said "He's the best guitarist I have played with in 25 years." Greg does clinics for Fender, played at Clapton's Crossroads Festival last summer, does clinics and writes method books for Hal Leonard Publishing. www.gregkoch.com
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Old 11-15-2004, 02:13 PM
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Summer of '82 or '83; Gary Wright, Lynard Skynard, Peter Frampton and Yes. A full day of outdoor concert fun.
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Old 11-15-2004, 03:04 PM
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Some of my tops in no particular order.

Maceo Parker. November 1995. Satellite Lounge. Houston, TX
David Byrne. 2002. Red Jacket. Dallas TX
Phish. Austin, TX 09/99 (South Park Meadows)
Prince. Bosier City, LA 06/04
Rolling Stones. 11/89 Houston, TX
Ween. Dallas, TX 09/03 Grenada Theater.
Soulhat. 09/92 Austin, TX @ Liberty Lunch.
Blues Traveler 04/92 Fitzgeralds. Houston, TX
Beck with Flaming Lips. Will Rogers Auditorium, Fort Worth, TX

I'm sure I left some out.
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Old 11-15-2004, 04:08 PM
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Summer of '76 (I think), in order of appearance, Cheap trick, Gary Wright, BTO and Frampton. Seven and a half bucks!
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Old 11-15-2004, 04:38 PM
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Winter of '77 ...The WHO in S.F. The opening band was a (then) little known group...Lynard Skynard. They brought the place down!
The WHO started out great, but had to stop when Keith Moon passed out on his drum kit. They pulled a drummer out of the audience to finish the set.
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Old 11-15-2004, 06:43 PM
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Thumbs up best concert EVER!

Gonna have to say, without a dout "The Eagles" VooDoo Tour held in Atlanta, GA. Man, It ROCKED!
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Old 11-15-2004, 06:51 PM
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BB King: London England

Santana: Birmingham England

UB40: Omaha Nebraska

Brian Setzer Orchestra: London England

U2: Ames Iowa

Lallapolloza 92: Alpine Valley Wisconsin

Quiet Riot: Des Moines Iowa
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Old 11-15-2004, 08:52 PM
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Ted- was '92 the year of The Sugar Cubes, Chili Peppers, The Pogues and the Femmes? I thought I saw you there!
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