Concerts I’ve Seen

The topic of concerts came up recently and I started to think back to all the great live shows I’ve seen.  I figured I’d try to list them all.  Here’s an attempt…

High School/Middle School

The Edge (Rock / Pop covers), Crandall Middle School Gym, sometime in the 80s
Aerosmith with the Black Crowes, Pump Tour, July 15, 1990 (Thank you, Wikipedia)
Rush with Primus, Roll the Bones, Reunion Arena, Dallas, TX, Feb. 16, 1992
Steve Miller Band, Starplex Amphitheater, Dallas, TX, 1991?
Skid Row with Pantera, Fair Park Coliseum, Dallas, TX, March 21, 1992
Metallica with Guns N Roses, Texas Stadium, Sept. 5, 1992
Van Halen (Sammy Hagar), Right Here Right Now Tour, Starplex Ampitheater, Aug. 5, 1993

Run DMC, U of Maryland, College Park, 1995
The Beach Boys, US Naval Academy, 1995
Steve Miller Band, US Naval Academy, 1995
BB King, Jimmie Vaughan, Etta James, J. Geils, US Naval Academy, Sept 15, 1995
The Doobie Brothers, US Naval Academy, 1996
Charlie Daniels Band, North Carolina, 1996
Gary Stewart (drunken country music legend), Southern Junction, Terrell, TX, 1996
Def Leppard, Starplex Amphitheater, Dallas, TX, 1996
George Clinton and P-Funk with Edwin McCain, random festival in Raleigh, NC, 1997?
Kiss, Greensboro Coliseum, NC, 1997
Tim McGraw, Raleigh, NC, 1997
Ozzfest, Starplex Amphitheater, Dallas TX, sometime during college on summer break
The Allman Brothers Band, Rhode Island, 1998

Post College
Brooks and Dunn, somewhere outdoors in San Diego (Temecula?), 1999
Merle Haggard, Pechanga Casino, San Diego, 2000
Moby, Cox Arena, San Diego, 2000 (backstage snoozer of a party)
Poison, Coors Amphitheater, Chula Vista, CA 2001
Goo Goo Dolls, San Diego Embarcadero (Super Bowl XXXVII pre-party), 2003
Motley Crue, Coors Amphitheater, Chula Vista, CA, 2003
Scorpions & Whitesnake, Cox Arena, San Diego, 2003
Foo Fighters & Social Distortion, San Diego Street Scene, 2004
Pearl Jam, Cox Arena, 2006
Van Halen (David Lee Roth, EVH, Alex VH, & Wolfgang VH), Cox Arena, 2007
Ambrosia, Anthology San Diego, 2008
Ambrosia, Weins Winery, Temecula, CA, 2009
Crosby, Stills, Nash, Humphrey’s, San Diego, 2009
Huey Lewis and the News, Humphrey’s, San Diego, 2009
Air Supply & Christopher Cross, Humphrey’s, San Diego, 2009
Crosby, Stills, Nash, Humphrey’s, San Diego, 2010
ZZ Top, Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2010
Pure Prairie League, Anthology San Diego, 2011
Colin Hay, Sycuan Casino, 2011
Van Halen, Viejas Arena (SDSU), June 2012
Hall & Oates, Harrah’s Rincon Outdoor Amphitheater, September 2012
Jackson Browne, Copley Symphony Hall San Diego, Jan 2013
Bonnie Raitt, Copley Symphony Hall San Diego, Feb 2013 (incredible!)
Huey Lewis & the News, Humphrey’s San Diego, July 2013
Kenny Loggins, Belly Up Tavern, Solana Beach, August 2013
James Taylor, Hollywood Bowl, CA, June 7, 2014
Atlanta Rhythm Section, Scituate Heritage Days, August 2015
Heart, South Shore Music Circus, Cohasset, MA, June 24, 2016
Tedeschi Trucks Band, Levitate Music Festival, Marshfield, MA, July 9, 2016
Huey Lewis & the News, Cape Cod Melody Tent, Cape Cod, MA, July 30, 2016
Tedeschi Trucks Band, Orpheum Theater, Boston, MA, Dec 3, 2016

Some of the details, years, and venues are a little cloudy.  I’ll update as I find ticket stubs, photos, and details.

Bottom line for me is that I’ve seen so many great shows over the years.  I still have a nice list of acts I’d like to see – just waiting for the right opportunity.  What were your favorite concerts?

Me and John Oates, 2012


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