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It’s Aerosmith 1974

Sep 08, 2014 3 Comments by

from Mark Work Great show.. too bad the promoter didn’t know how to spell Aerosmith! title: It’s Aerosmith 1974

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Elvis Presley Memphis

Sep 06, 2014 No Comments by

by Bonnie Kourvelas Elvis Presley made his final appearance in his hometown of Memphis, TN, in July of 1976, about a year before he died. My boyfriend spent hours standing in line for tickets. I had a balcony seat in the Mid-South Coliseum (now facing demolition, sadly). I had my dad’s powerful binoculars so I […]

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Grateful Dead in Las Vegas

Sep 05, 2014 No Comments

Seeing the Dead in Vegas was really quite a trip. From the ticket dates it seems that I went after finishing my coursework for a BA in English from Reed College, defending my thesis and that this was right before graduation. I went with the guy I had dated my senior year in college and […]

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When “Hippies” Cross Borders

Aug 24, 2014 No Comments

On the way back from the Canadian side the 6 of us were stopped by U.S. customs,.the car was searched for who knows what and after 2 hours of being called hippies and playing with their stamps we were let back into the country

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The Grateful Dead, the LPGA and Hershey Park

Aug 19, 2014 No Comments

by Matt Peter This one doesn’t take much to effort to conjure up the memories. The set-up alone was enough to promise a memorable event, and it didn’t disappoint. This was the year that Don Henley came out with that song with the line about a “Dead-head sticker on a Cadillac” so it was a […]

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Jethro Tull Live from Toledo

Aug 13, 2014 No Comments

This was a great show and I remember the sound system was unusually good considering it was at the Sports Arena. The band was spot-on tight and the setlist was crisp including Thick As A Brick, Skating Away, Cross-Eyed Mary and Locomotive Breath (but they left out one of my fav’s Teacher). I knew a […]

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Alive at 5 Stamford, CT – Featuring the B52’s

Aug 10, 2014 1 Comment

by Cortnie R. The B-52s rocked Main St. last night. The city of Stamford, CT hosted its last outdoor concert series event, and I finally secured a babysitter so I could go out and enjoy the tunes. Some people may think that the B-52s are 80’s has-beens, but the harmonies of Cindy Wilson and Kate […]

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Grand Funk Railroad

Aug 08, 2014 No Comments

One of the last concerts at varsity stadium, toronto … gfr’s we’re an american band tour; this band was loud, even in an outdoor stadium; bought the gold wax album after the show   From: slime.o Title: Grand Funk Railroad

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Jethro Tull, Robin Trower, Rory Gallagher

Jul 29, 2014 5 Comments

Jethro Tull, Robin Trower, Rory Gallagher

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Pantera on Tour – Stepping up from the club circuit

Jul 25, 2014 No Comments

I saw Darrell Abbott later that year at a guitar shop in Dallas and he signed the stub for me. He was still going by Diamond Darrell at the time. I remember he

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