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Why concerts/performances did you attend in 2012?
12/14/12 | GSWarrior

Posted on 12/14/2012 12:24:39 PM PST by GSWarrior

2012 was a great year for live music. I got to see a lot of shows this year.

Paul Thorn
Dwight Yoakam
Ruthie Foster
Lambchop
Justin Townes Earle
Michael Nesmith
Lawrence Arabia
Purity Ring
Dirty Projectors
Wye Oak
Lucero
Dirty Three
Giant Sand
Walter Salas Humara (The Silos)
Beachwood Sparks
Buddy Miller
Pickwick
Jon Langford and the Sadies
Kieran Kane, Kevin Welch, Fats Kaplan
Sweet Talk Radio

BTW, I enjoyed Lambchop, Lucero and Dirty Three the most from my list.


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1 posted on 12/14/2012 12:24:44 PM PST by GSWarrior
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To: GSWarrior

What do you ask?


2 posted on 12/14/2012 12:25:38 PM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: GSWarrior

A suggestion...carefully read your posts before pushing the little button.


3 posted on 12/14/2012 12:27:36 PM PST by Cuttnhorse
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To: Cuttnhorse

Too many loud concerts have addled my brain!


4 posted on 12/14/2012 12:29:08 PM PST by GSWarrior (Click HERE to read entire tagline.)
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To: GSWarrior
Little Snowflake Song
5 posted on 12/14/2012 12:30:10 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: GSWarrior

I’m showing my age lol, I only recognize Dwight Yoakam and Mike Nesmith from your list. In 2012 saw the Beach Boys in Irvine, CA and Columbia, MD.


6 posted on 12/14/2012 12:30:44 PM PST by Fair Paul
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To: GSWarrior

Devo
Blondie


7 posted on 12/14/2012 12:31:55 PM PST by yuleeyahoo (Liberty is not collective, it is personal. All liberty is individual liberty. - Calvin Coolidge)
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To: Fair Paul

I listen to a lot of obscure music.


8 posted on 12/14/2012 12:32:20 PM PST by GSWarrior (Click HERE to read entire tagline.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Very nice!


9 posted on 12/14/2012 12:33:59 PM PST by GSWarrior (Click HERE to read entire tagline.)
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To: GSWarrior

There was a fat guy playing a guitar at a cafe I ate at back in June if that counts.


10 posted on 12/14/2012 12:35:44 PM PST by MNDude
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To: GSWarrior

I attended a few concerts of classical music at the Spoleto Festival in Charleston on Memorial Day weekend. Last Sunday I saw the Ehnes String Quartet play in Macon. Long drive, but worth the trip.


11 posted on 12/14/2012 12:35:52 PM PST by Publius (Leadership starts with getting off the couch.)
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To: GSWarrior

Didn’t hit as many this year. Still had plenty of fun seeing:
Social Distortion
Young Dubliners
Zappa Plays Zappa
Iron Maiden
Joe Walsh
plus a few purely local Tucson bands, including some tomorrow.


12 posted on 12/14/2012 12:35:58 PM PST by discostu (Not a part of anyone's well oiled machine.)
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To: GSWarrior

I took my teenage daughter and her friends to the Pink Floyd Experience (a tribute band) and was impressed. The played the whole Wish You Were Here album in the first half of the show.

Saw the Moody Blues last week.....only three of the original group left. The drummer is 71. They were good, but I felt like I was watching what may be one of their last shows.


13 posted on 12/14/2012 12:36:05 PM PST by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: GSWarrior
I saw Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw in Philadelphia.
14 posted on 12/14/2012 12:36:13 PM PST by SHOOT THE MOON bat
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To: yuleeyahoo

It says 2012, not 1982...


15 posted on 12/14/2012 12:37:30 PM PST by Bubba Ho-Tep ("More weight!"--Giles Corey)
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To: GSWarrior

Doobie Brothers at the “intimate” Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix.


16 posted on 12/14/2012 12:38:49 PM PST by ScoopAmma (We are led by the Resident -in Chief; aka part-time member of Webelo Troop 44)
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To: GSWarrior

meh


17 posted on 12/14/2012 12:39:13 PM PST by equaviator (There's nothing like the universe to bring you down to earth.)
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To: GSWarrior; BluesDuke; PJ-Comix
I went to the Moody Blues concert here in the St. Louis area this past Sunday evening. They were GREAT! I took my 17-year-old daughter along. Here is the set list that I posted from the concert:

The Moody Blues Setlist at Family Arena, Saint Charles, MO

First part
1. Gemini Dream
2. The Voice
3. Steppin' in a Slide Zone
4. You and Me
5. Tuesday Afternoon
6. Gypsy
7. Nervous
8. Say It With Love
9. Peak Hour
10. I Know You're Out There Somewhere
11. The Story in Your Eyes

Second part
12. Your Wildest Dreams
13. Isn't Life Strange
14. Higher and Higher
15. Driftwood
16. I'm Just a Singer (In a Rock and Roll Band)
17. Late Lament
18. Nights in White Satin
19. Question

Encore:
20. Ride My See-Saw

18 posted on 12/14/2012 12:40:06 PM PST by Charles Henrickson (St. Louis)
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To: shibumi
What do you ask?

To brag.

19 posted on 12/14/2012 12:45:10 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: GSWarrior

1) Old 97’s
2) The Mavericks
3) The Jayhawks
4) Cheap Trick
5) Neil Young


20 posted on 12/14/2012 12:48:24 PM PST by Le Chien Rouge
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To: PhiloBedo; BluesDuke; PJ-Comix
Saw the Moody Blues last week.

See my post 18. If you're in Indiana, then you saw them just before I did here in Missouri.

only three of the original group left.

Lead guitarist/vocalist/songwriter Justin Hayward, bass guitarist/vocalist/songwriter John Lodge, and drummer Graeme Edge. Then they have four other musicians that travel with them.

The drummer is 71. They were good, but I felt like I was watching what may be one of their last shows.

Graeme Edge is 71, but he is the least essential of the group. The two key, irreplaceable guys are Justin Hayward, 66, and John Lodge, 67, and I think they still have some years left in them.

21 posted on 12/14/2012 12:48:35 PM PST by Charles Henrickson (St. Louis)
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To: MNDude
There was a fat guy playing a guitar at a cafe I ate at back in June if that counts.

First of all, I've lost more than 60 pounds.

Secondly, I haven't been able to play the guitar since 12/28/2011, so . . . never mind.

22 posted on 12/14/2012 12:50:57 PM PST by Scoutmaster (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it)
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To: Le Chien Rouge

Now we’re talking......I love Old 97s and Raul Malo.


23 posted on 12/14/2012 12:52:04 PM PST by GSWarrior (Click HERE to read entire tagline.)
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To: GSWarrior

Allman Bros.
Sting
BB King
Tedeschi Trucks Band
Natalie Merchant
Duran Duran
Steve Winwood
Bonnie Raitt
Caroline Aiken

Probably 3-4 others I can’t remember right now.


24 posted on 12/14/2012 12:54:58 PM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: GSWarrior

Buddy Miller is great. Saw him with Patty Griffin. Saw Bob Schneider a few times. Many local DFW acts to numerous to list. Also, Maren Morris about 20 times. :)


25 posted on 12/14/2012 12:55:43 PM PST by manic4organic (It was nice knowing you, America.)
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To: GSWarrior

Been a rough year. All of the bands I wanted to see, I wasn’t able to, and I may not ever have the chance to see them again. Rush, Primus, Iron Maiden, and Anthrax, missed em all, among many others, Im sure. Iron Maiden is the only one I have never seen live. Hopefully they all have some more touring left in them and Ill get another chance...


26 posted on 12/14/2012 12:55:53 PM PST by BADROTOFINGER (Life sucks. Get a helmet.)
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To: FreedomPoster

Geez...I saw half the bands on your list in 1972!


27 posted on 12/14/2012 12:59:08 PM PST by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: BADROTOFINGER
Rush in Minneapolis.

Maiden in Chicago.

\^.^/

28 posted on 12/14/2012 1:00:30 PM PST by CygnusXI (Im back!)
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To: GSWarrior
I saw the USC Trojan Marching Band perform at football games this fall. Their 1979 Top 10 hit Tusk, which they performed with the rock group Fleetwood Mac, is a favorite among Trojan fans. At games, they only perform it if they win or hold a comfortable lead in the fourth quarter.
29 posted on 12/14/2012 1:01:05 PM PST by Fiji Hill (Io Triumphe!)
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To: GSWarrior

I’ve heard of exactly two on your list. Man, am I ever out of touch.


30 posted on 12/14/2012 1:09:17 PM PST by animal172 (RIP USA)
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To: animal172
You are probably not out of touch.

I am out of touch with mainstream music.

31 posted on 12/14/2012 1:12:16 PM PST by GSWarrior (Click HERE to read entire tagline.)
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To: wtc911

Let me add The Who to my list; we can make it more than half!

Most of those guys are still putting out great music.


32 posted on 12/14/2012 1:20:52 PM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Le Chien Rouge

Shins
Old 97s
Head and the Heart
Gillian Welch and Tim Rawlings
Punch Brothers
Trampled by Turtles
Weezer
The Lumineers
Steve Earle


33 posted on 12/14/2012 1:31:03 PM PST by wolf24
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To: GSWarrior

HWIII


34 posted on 12/14/2012 1:36:35 PM PST by jungleboy
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To: wolf24
We have similar tastes.

I couldn't get into Head and the Heart, however. Bought the CD, listened to it once.

35 posted on 12/14/2012 1:46:21 PM PST by GSWarrior (Click HERE to read entire tagline.)
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To: jungleboy

I am going to Aida at Cinemagic tomorrow.


36 posted on 12/14/2012 1:59:15 PM PST by Chickensoup (Leftist Totalitarian Fascism coming to a country like yours.)
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To: GSWarrior

REO
Styx
Iron Maiden


37 posted on 12/14/2012 2:22:58 PM PST by red devil 40
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To: GSWarrior

I saw Pat Benatar in 1984. Good show, great vocals.


38 posted on 12/14/2012 2:27:21 PM PST by Wingy
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If you ever get a chance to see them live, I highly recommend it. They are one of those bands that takes it up several notches live. High energy, they enjoy themselves, etc.

Great live band.


39 posted on 12/14/2012 3:22:01 PM PST by wolf24
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To: GSWarrior

Wow - did a super double header just last weekend - Rachmaninoff in Philadelphia with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Denis Metsuev and Gianandrea Noseda playing the Third Concerto and Second Symphony - superb - and just the next day the Holiday Concert with Peter Nero and the Philly Pops - a great musical weekend......


40 posted on 12/14/2012 3:25:59 PM PST by Intolerant in NJ
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To: GSWarrior

Saw Brian Setzer last nite at the Hard Rock in Tulsa.


41 posted on 12/14/2012 4:01:32 PM PST by A_Tradition_Continues (formerly known as Politicalwit ...05/28/98 Class of '98)
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To: GSWarrior

I have seen Radiohead, Sons of Bill, The Villains, Brian Setzer, and Jason Isbell, Some great shows.


42 posted on 12/14/2012 4:22:35 PM PST by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: GSWarrior

Going tomorrow (Saturday) night to see and hear Trans-Siberian Orchestra!


43 posted on 12/14/2012 4:29:54 PM PST by Real Cynic No More
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To: A_Tradition_Continues

Saw him last Saturday night. Fantastic show!


44 posted on 12/14/2012 4:33:44 PM PST by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: Real Cynic No More

Have you seen them before? Great show musically but a little hokey/Spinal Tap’ish on th stage production. Really good though. Enjoy!


45 posted on 12/14/2012 4:36:43 PM PST by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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Lucero is the best live band around, IMHO. If you ever get a chance to see them, drop what you're doing and go.
46 posted on 12/14/2012 5:00:14 PM PST by GSWarrior (Click HERE to read entire tagline.)
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To: Charles Henrickson

We saw them on the 1st in Baltimore!


47 posted on 12/14/2012 5:01:19 PM PST by TwoSue
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To: GSWarrior

Elton John, Moody Blues 2x.


48 posted on 12/14/2012 5:02:03 PM PST by TwoSue
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To: Real Cynic No More

Our sons took us to see them as a Christmas present a few years ago.


49 posted on 12/14/2012 5:05:07 PM PST by TwoSue
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To: TwoSue

Beach Boys


50 posted on 12/14/2012 5:25:41 PM PST by TwoSue
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