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Carbon Leaf – it took 2 pair of tickets

Jun 28, 2011 No Comments by

by Dawn Shaw I felt like part of a drug deal, standing on a street corner waiting for the drop, arms crossed impatiently, constantly glancing at my watch, trying to suppress my worrying mind which kept shouting at me “what if she doesn’t show?” I discovered Carbon Leaf via their song “The Boxer,” which was […]

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My quest for a team to root for (continued)

Jun 26, 2011 No Comments by

by John Santos Getting quite the deal on eBay for a pair of tickets, I headed down to the stadium.  Arriving was a sad sight to see.  As the match kicked off, there couldn’t have been more than 9,000 people in the stadium. “If only 1/3 of the people who were at the Coliseum the […]

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Pat Metheny – Kean College 1980

Jun 25, 2011 No Comments

by Gary Spilatro This was the first time I saw the Pat Metheny Group in concert. It was after their second album American Garage reached #1 on the Billboard Jazz chart and crossing over onto the pop charts as well. The track Heartland has become one of the signature songs for the band. I seen […]

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Woodstock – 1999

Jun 24, 2011 No Comments

By Kelli S. I remember it like it was yesterday, even though it was 12 years ago. My best friend and I were two 19 year old girls from New Jersey..who packed the car and headed 8 hours up northern New York, to Rome, for three days of loud rock and roll, 102 degree weather, […]

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The Yanni Passion Continues……

Jun 17, 2011 3 Comments

By Linda aka Roadrunnerforyanni/Yannitude Director Although I have been familiar with Yanni’s beautiful music well before his Live at the Acropolis concert, I have only been to 3 live concerts…2005 in St. Paul, Minnesota, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada, & the most recent & last one so far, Seattle, Washington.  Each one was a unique […]

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Yanks slip out of 1st place (and to the Sox!)

Jun 15, 2011 No Comments

by Gary Spilatro It was a bad night all around, the weather was as miserable as were the Yankees. The Yankees lose to the Red Sox 11 to 6 in a 90 + degree evening. Nothing was good about this night as the Yankees dropped into 2nd place behind the hated Red Sox. Red Sox […]

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The Police at Shea – 1983

Jun 09, 2011 2 Comments

by Andrew Goldberg It was 1983 and Synchronicity was the best record out – at the moment. I was in summer camp and I was going to leave 2 days early because my parents were taking me to see The Police at Shea Stadium on August 18, 1983. We were all going courtesy of our […]

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2010 FIFA World Cup

Jun 08, 2011 No Comments

by John Santos This ticket is from a 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifier.  It was the first time I had ever traveled out of state to watch the national team.  You’d think with a place like Utah, it would be a very pro US environment.  Wrong. Just as easily as I was able to get […]

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Finally some decent weather in NY

Jun 03, 2011 No Comments

by Donald M It was the first game of the year that I have been at that weather was prefect and the Yankees play a game to fit the night. A pie in the face is the custom of Yankees if you get the walk of hit. This night it was Teixeira’s turn to receive […]

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The Chieftains Live – Courtesy of PBS

Jun 02, 2011 No Comments

by Mickey M We were listening local PBS Radio station that was interviewing a group called the Chieftains and they had some free tickets to give away. So we called up and received two free tickets for their concert. The Chieftains are an Irish folk band that was formed in 1962 by Paddy Maloney, from […]

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