The Best/First/All Concerts You Have Been To

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    I am interested in what groups people have seen in the categories below and how they rate the performance. My list is below.

    My first concert was Def Leppard on the Pyromania tour. Saw them again on the Hysteria tour.

    The best concert I saw was, believe it or not, Iron Maiden. I didn't even go to see them. I went to see Guns and Roses who were opening for Maiden. GnR was absolutely terrible. Maiden was so tight, clean, energetic, powerful....they completely blew me away.

    My favorite "claim to fame" concerts I have seen: Paul McCartney at the Seattle Kingdome, and Stevie Ray Vaughan in George, Washington on his final tour.

    Group I have seen the most: Kiss (14 times)

    Concert that surprised me most: Stevie Wonder (way better than I expected)

    Group I have not yet seen but am dying to: Eagles

    Other concerts of note I have been to: Rush, Fleetwood Mac, Rolling Stones (twice), Paul Simon, Bob Dylan, Disturbed, AC/DC, Judas Priest (twice), System of a Down, Scorpions (twice), Van Halen, Motley Crue, Lacuna Coil, Aerosmith, Avenged Sevenfold, Ozzy Osbourne, Billy Squier, others.
     
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    spectrumc01 I give you....the TRUTH

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    If you get a chance see Rob Zombie. great concert.
    Hank Williams Jr. was spectacular.
    Moody Blues were getting old, but good. I wish I could have seen them in their heyday. SRV opened for them.

    great list btw.
     
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    First: Moody Blues 1970.
    Best: Yes 1972.
    Most seen: Yes 30 shows +/-

    I'll have to get my stubs out to jog the memories some more.
     
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    30 times? Wow I thought I was a little crazy seeing Kiss 14. :lol:
     
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    great topic...

    I'll have to wait until later when I have more time to answer fully...

    but top ten for me includes

    Janis Joplin
    Tina Turner
    Robert Palmer
    Stevie Ray Vaughn
    Sky Cries Mary
    It's A Beautiful Day
    T. Rex
    Led Zeppelin
    Neville Brothers
    Ray Charles


    acts that sucked includes

    Bob Dylan
    Paul Simon
     
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    Best: Frank Sinatra.
     
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    Wow...Joplin, Charles, and Zeppelin are HUGE scores. I wasn't terribly impressed with Dylan, but I thought Simon was pretty solid. Maybe I just caught him on a good night.
     
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    My first was AC/DC - Fly on the Wall...my last was the Allman Brothers. I think my favorite was in 1992 back in college with Garth Brooks...we had those bleachers swaying so hard, I thought they were going to collapse.
     
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    first led zeppelin 1969

    best frank zappa 1973

    others:

    rolling stones boston, 1972 (football show)

    james gang with aerosmith opening 1973

    grateful dead 1971-1994 300 shows +/- :D

    ry cooder was amazing, diana ross was surprisingly good in 199?

    commander cody

    yes

    soft machine

    eagles opening for the allman bros

    dead/band/allman bros 1973 various venues

    the clash

    dizzy gillespie

    dr john

    the cars (saw them a bunch at $3 cover charge)

    and a bunch that i just don't remember
     
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    I am SO jealous...The Eagles are my favorite band.
     

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