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Tim O Neill
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I'm not planning on attending any concerts until well into 2021, or whenever
that can be done safely. I'm just glad I got see some great concerts before
everything shut down.

What was your last concert, and what did you think?

Mine was October 11, 2019 - The Who with Liam Gallagher opening for them at
The Hollywood Bowl. It's top of mind today as The Hollywood Bowl has just
canceled their entire season.







I am a longtime fan of The Who, and I try to make each stop to town. This one
was special - they were appearing with an orchestra, and the Hollywood Bowl
is perfect for orchestra and rock, and the hybrid sounded beautiful for a brisk
night.

The first part had the orchestra joining them for a six songs from "Tommy"
followed by some of their hits. Then the orchestra left for just the band doing
five of the harder songs. Then the orchestra came back for a new song and a
five song set from "Quadrophenia"

The rock opera material was wonderful with orchestra - and "Quadrophenia" is
my favorite album, so it was great to have that at the end. It was such a great
night - I took the Expo Line and Red Line Metro to get there, so I didn't have to
deal with parking.


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Fleetwood Mac, some time in the mid Seventies.

I’m just a party animal!

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Peter Martin
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I saw Matt Mays in Halifax, NS last November. 

Had tickets booked to Alessia Cara this summer, but it's been cancelled.
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James Johnson
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Fitz and The Tantrums last year in Boston, Mass. during RedHat 2019 conference.
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Paul Gibney
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Considering all that’s going on right now, perhaps a better title would be
your most recent concert?
That said I think my most recent, perhaps even my only concert, would
be ABBA. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, on September 13, 1979
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Bob Simko
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Midge Ure...City Winery here in Chicago just a few weeks before it all started
to hit the fan.

It was a neat show...stories, Q & A, and requests. Had the chance to chat with
him after for a bit.
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Brian Miller
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Steely Dan, the Beacon Theatre, 10/2018. Last year was the first in a
LONG time I didn’t go to any shows.

I had tickets to two Pearl Jam shows in April but they’ve been
“postponed”. As long at they’re still listed as that and not cancelled,
Ticketmaster gets to keep my money.
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Adam Schulman
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The mighty Chic, aka Nile Rodgers and friends, a couple of years ago in Queens. Loved it. Funky as hell.
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David Miller
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Ha! The Who at Hollywood Bowl was my last concert, too. But on the 24th.
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Joe Hollon
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I saw DWIGHT YOAKAM at the Lerner Theater in Elkhart,
Indiana back in January. Fantastic show! All the hits.
He's a great entertainer.
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Byron Graham
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I took my son to see Rush on the Clockwork Angels tour. My last concert and his first. The band was on fire that night. When they played Headlong Flight, I actually said "Holy shit" because of how they just tore it up (in a good way). Seats sucked (World Music Theater or whatever it's called this week, in Tinley Park, IL) but the music was outstanding.
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Michael Penn
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The Ramones, one of their final New York shows, back in
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