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hey me too

used to see the nighthawks in Richmond 79-81 or so, Thackery was awesome, great band...once saw them on a blues cruise aboard the Spirit Of Norfolk out of Hampton Roads Harbor....other stuff, hmmm Eagles were great, Little Feat, Outlaws at William & Mary College,
John Prine, James Taylor, ooo and Jackson Browne with Bruce Hornsby both solo at the Mosque...Can i add seeing Jerry at the Lunt-Fontaine with Sandy Rothman, Peter Rowan, & John Kahn...but last couple of years Govt. Mule is seriously KICKING

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a few favorite concerts (other than the dead)

Living Colour-1989. My cousin took me to see the Stones at the Medowlands in 1989. Living Colour opened and blew the Stones away. They really had no business even coming on the stage after the torrent of rock offered by Living Colour

(Unknown musicians) 1991-1993. Gettysburg bluegrass/music store. Every Friday night these local bluegrass musicians would gather in the small storefront in downtown Gettysburg and play the most amazing bluegrass I've ever heard. These were old-timers right off South Mountain or the farm. My friends and I made it a point to catch them most Friday nights. I wonder if this still happens?

Rush/Primus- 1992. I think I still have hearing loss after this tight and intense show! Tommy the Cat at home in La Villa Strangiato!

Pearl Jam (Lollapalooza 1992). I've seen them about a dozen times since, but this will always be my favorite.

The Meat Puppets- 1993. Psychedelic cow-punk! Husker Du meets the Grateful Dead. I was at a loss for words for like three days after seeing these guys. Whatever happened to them?

Phish- (Halloween 1994) My friends arranged this road trip to Glens Falls as my going away present (I left for the Navy three weeks later). Second set, three words: THE. WHITE. ALBUM. Insanity. Vacuums. Trey on drums. I love my friends!

Allman Brothers 1997. Right after Christmas in Jacksonville FL. The first time I'd ever seen them. Hooray for Warren!

String Cheese Incident 2002. Radio City. Burning Down The House!

Bob Dylan 2004. I know Dylan can be hit or miss, but this particular show at American U was crazy. I almost wet myself when he played Hazel. Incredible. Dylan was on fire.

My Morning Jacket (bonnaroo 2004) You know how the Dead could sometimes seemingly control the weather? Well, My Morning Jacket opened the heavens at the end of their set with a face melting 13 min Steam Engine.

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FORGOT---

one of the best shows i've EVER seen-

the ozark mountain daredevils,
sometime in 1981... princeton wv.

and... (sorry, i can't stop!)

blue oyster cult (all orig. members)
fayetteville wv

foghat (w/lonesome dave)
fayetteville wv

dixie dregs, sometime in '79
wvu tech, montgomery wv

seldom scene, 1980
wvu, morgantown wv

disco biscuits, 1999
fat daddy's roadhouse (redneck bar), daniels wv

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GOOSE

goffchile sez:
The Goose is Loose
Has anyone seen the Goosecreek Symphony? Someone recently turned me on to them but I have not seen them live. They are descibed as sounding like the Grateful Dead if they were from Kentucky rather than California or if Jimi Hendrix and Bill Monroe were in the same band. They went defunct in the 1970s and have recently reformed. I'd be interested to hear any experiences seeing this group.

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Yeah GC- I've seen 'em (1 time)... they were playing NPR's "Mountain Stage" radio show in Charleston WV a few years ago (my failing memory, w/o looking it up, thinks around '98-'99?)

I did not see the Mountain Stage show (Sun afternoon), but, saw them the night before (Sat. nite) at a local dive called the Empty Glass, which used to be operated in downtown Chas'ton by one the Mountain Stage house band's guitarists- Michael Lipton.

...Goose Creek at the Empty Glass, a lil' hole-in-the-wall which, if packed, might hold 100-150 people. Indeed, the proper setting fer the Goose.

Classic hillbilly-acid-rock. Check out their albums... I highly recommend "Words Of Earnest".

Also saw there (at the Empty Glass), in 1992- Jorma and Michael Falzarano (duo) do some classic Hot Tuna/Jorma jams. One of the best shows i've seen.

Also, have seen at Mountain Stage in Charleston-

1992- Bruce Hornsby (Bruce came out and chatted with us for 15 or 20 mins. after the show, asking how the Dead were arrangign certain songs/harmonies, etc., now that he was not touring with them... he is one first-class dude).

1991- REM. they played only two or three shows in '91... this was one of them.

Various late 80's-early 90's shows at the Music In The Mountains bluegrass fest (Summersville WV)- Bill Monroe, JD Crowe, Ralph Stanley, Jim & Jesse McReynolds, Ricky Skaggs, Osborne Brothers, Lou Reid & Carolina, Chubby Wise, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Eddie Adcock, Country Gentlemen, etc...

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Some of My Other Favorite Concerts I've Seen...

Allman Brothers Band
Johnny Cash
Bob Dylan
Neil Young and Crazy Horse
Roger Waters
Simon and Garfunkel
Nine Inch Nails
Jefferson Airplane/Starship Gallactic Reunion Tour
Hot Tuna
Merle Haggard

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dawg440 wrote: Posted: June

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Posted: June 29, 2007 - 12:14pm
ABB @ Poplar Creek
Triple bill was the Allman Bros, Littlefeat, and the Radiators at the old Poplar Creek outdoor theater in 1990, one of the last shows I saw at this fine venue.

I was at this show too. We almost did'nt make it down because the car we drove broke down. After tinkering with the car for an hour or so we got it running again. We taped this show though missed half of Thr Radiators set.

The actual date and setlist......

Aug 10, 1991 (Sat) Poplar Creek Music Theater Hoffman Estates, Illinois

1. Hot 'Lanta
2. Statesboro Blues
3. Blue Sky
4. End Of The Line
5. Kind Of Bird
6. Low Down Dirty Mean
Acoustic:
7. Melissa
8. Come On In My Kitchen
9. Midnight Rider
10. Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad
Electric:
11. Hoochie Coochie Man
12. Get On With Your Life
13. In Memory of Elizabeth Reed
14. Revival
Encore:
15. Jessica
16. Nobody Knows
Radiators, Little Feat opened

Later in the year we saw The Allman Brothers with Little Feat again at The Palace of Auburn Hills for a Toys For Tots benefit. We had second row center tickets. We also recorded Little Feats full set with Warren Haynes sitting in on the best Dixie Chicken ever. About halfway through The Allman Brothers set the security busted us for taping and confiscated our batteries. Heres the Allmans setlist...

Nov 29, 1991 (Fri) Palace Auburn Hills, Michigan

1. Statesboro Blues
2. End Of The Line
3. Blue Sky
4. Nobody Knows
5. Low Down Dirty Mean
Acoustic:
6. Melissa
7. Come On In My Kitchen
8. Seven Turns
9. Midnight Rider
10. Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad
Electric:
11. Hoochie Coochie Man
12. Kind Of Bird
13. Get On With Your Life
14. In Memory of Elizabeth Reed
15. One Way Out
16. Whipping Post
Little Feat opened

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HOT TUNA

Just saw 3piece Hot Tuna acoustic in Tucson last week. What a truly amazing experience. If you've never seen them do yourself a favor and GO SEE THEM!!!! WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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If you ever get the chance

The opening act for the second time I saw Ronnie Montrose was a band called PoDunk (sp?). They went all over the place with wonderful sounds. If you ever get the chance to catch them, expect to have you mind blown.

Another cool act you should see when possible is WireTrain. They opened for Dylan and were out of this world. .

UncleDead.

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ABB @ Poplar Creek

Triple bill was the Allman Bros, Littlefeat, and the Radiators at the old Poplar Creek outdoor theater in 1990, one of the last shows I saw at this fine venue.

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