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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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BRIAN

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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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Best shows

Paul Simon never disappoints.

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Love the Prine

Love the Prine as well. Have seen him a number of times. His voice has deteriorated since he got cancer, but the songs are still great.

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Zappa

Among the best concerts I've ever seen and I've seen thousands, heres the short list.....

Zappa:
26-Feb 1988, Royal Oak Theater, Detroit, MI
1-Mar 1988, Frauenthal Auditorium, Muskegon, MI

John McLaughlin/Trilok Gurtu/Jonas Hellborg:
Detroit Montreaux Jazz Festival September '88

Chick Corea Electric Band:
Club Eastbrook, Grand Rapids, Michigan '88

Al Dimeola/Lyle Mays/Airto:
State Theatre, Kalamazoo, Michigan '83

Alvin Lee:
Top Of The Rock, Walker, Michigan '83

Johnny Winter/Roy Buchanan:
Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois '88

Steve Vai:
St. Andrews Hall, Detroit, '99
House Of Blues, Chicago 4/13/05

Mike Keneally:
May 17 2001 - Martyr's, Chicago, IL
September 27 2006 - Motor City Guitar, Waterford MI

....and others whos dates I don't remember off the top of my head including:
Stanley Clarke
Jean-Luc Ponty
Bela Fleck and the Flecktones
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Jeff Beck
Trio Featuring-Dimeola/Clarke/Ponty
Trio Featuring-Fleck/Clarke/Ponty
James Brown '98
Buddy Guy & Junior Wells '88

........and many many many many many many many many more........

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correction to above

Prine had a 3 piece not 4 piece band. I made up the drummer......

Do I contradict myself?
Very well then I contradict myself,
(I am large, I contain multitudes.)
Walt Whitman-Song of Myself

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John Prine

I recently saw John Prine, one of our greatest living songwriters. He played for hours and had a tight 4 piece band. Wonderful show. Don't miss this man.

Do I contradict myself?
Very well then I contradict myself,
(I am large, I contain multitudes.)
Walt Whitman-Song of Myself

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Okay, some ohters

II have also seen and met Arlo Guthrie twice. Seen and met Robbie Steinhardt of Kansas. Saw Los Lobos. Seen Alice Cooper twice. CSN twice. ELP. The Who twice (one show they did the entire Tommy then a another whole concert. Greg Allman. Robert Cray open for Clapton. Thin Lizzy open for Satriani open for Deep Purple. The Guess Who. Charlie Daniels. Jethro Tull. Chicago. Indigo Girls. Fleetwood Mac. Dave Mason, Buffalo Springfield Revisited. Lita Ford, Cheap Trick. Nitty Gritty Dirtband, REO, Edgra Winter, Bob Dylan, G.E. Smith, AC/DC, Areosmith, Beach Boys, and the list runs on. Those are just some of the big ones. Oh, and James Taylor was really good, as was Christopher Cross. Oh yeah, and Jesus Christ Superstar twice.

That's enough for now.

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