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concerts

Discussion in 'Entertainment, Culture, and Sports' started by thekunk07, Jul 26, 2010.

  1. thekunk07

    thekunk07 Well-Known Member

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    going to see the national this thursday. I am sure conne will be attending a concert with the dead body of maynard ferguson but anyone else have any shows coming up?
     
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    going to see the national this thursday. I am sure conne will be attending a concert with the dead body of maynard ferguson but anyone else have any shows coming up?

    I hear U2 puts on a good show.
     
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    James Cotton is coming to town for a blues fest so I may go to see that. Marshall Tucker Band and Molly Hatchet too! (hello 1970s)
     
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    I hear U2 puts on a good show.
    The best. I follow them when they get to the northeast. Seen them over 15x. The Vertigo tour - I had GA seats 2 nights in a row. Got to MSG at 11am, waited until 8 to get in, saw the show, out at 12am, went back on the GA line and camped out until the next night. Just awesome. That was November too. The show at MSG just after 9/11 where Bono brought the NYFD on stage for out of control I was 2 deep in the GA pit. I brought a giant American flag, the NYFD guy grabbed it out of my hands and wrapped it around Bonos back - he sung the whole song with my flag on his back. 30k people weeping, it was insane, just 6 weeks after 9/11 - I get the goose bumps still thinking about it. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    The National are great live, way more high energy than I would have thought
     
  6. thekunk07

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    Dude tagut was kidding. U2 sucks monkey ballz
    The best. I follow them when they get to the northeast. Seen them over 15x.

    The Vertigo tour - I had GA seats 2 nights in a row. Got to MSG at 11am, waited until 8 to get in, saw the show, out at 12am, went back on the GA line and camped out until the next night. Just awesome. That was November too.

    The show at MSG just after 9/11 where Bono brought the NYFD on stage for out of control I was 2 deep in the GA pit. I brought a giant American flag, the NYFD guy grabbed it out of my hands and wrapped it around Bonos back - he sung the whole song with my flag on his back. 30k people weeping, it was insane, just 6 weeks after 9/11 - I get the goose bumps still thinking about it.

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    I miss a lot of shows(Spoon this past weekend), but am hoping to come back into Omaha for the Black Keys in September.
     
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    Just got my tix in the mail for The National today
     
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    The National are great live, way more high energy than I would have thought
    This. Though his fist-clapping tick is a bit strange. I believe Berninger was the only person at this year's Sasquatch to go out into the crowd. I. Touched. Him. [​IMG] (nohomo) They come back in September but I'm probably going to be out of town when they come. Vampire Weekend return at the end of August as well (not everyone's cup of tea, but they put on a very energetic performance and are quite easy to dance to). The XX and Broken Social Scene all come back in September/October too, would love to see them again
     
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    Dude tagut was kidding. U2 sucks monkey ballz

    Strongly disagree.
     
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    Just saw Cap'n Jazz reunion on Sunday, it was a show of a lifetime:

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    Snagged a setlist too [​IMG]
     
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    I'm seeing Tom Petty in a couple weeks. Should be a good show.

    I found out today that Hank III/Assjack will be in Atlanta soon, and I think that would be a fun show. Unfortunately, it's on a Thursday night, and I'm not feeling taking the Friday off or dealing with an hour-each-way drive on a night where I have work the next morning, so I won't be going.

    Strongly disagree.

    Your story was really cool, and I mean that sincerely. However, Kunk is right - U2 blows.
     
  14. thekunk07

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    saw social distortion last night
     
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    Concerts are overrated.
     
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    saw social distortion last night

    Nice! How were they? I'd love to seem them live.
     
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    I almost went to Rush's opening night but didn't. Other than that, I guess it's a sign of old age, but I'm not worked up about going to concerts. I'd rather go to a small venue and catch a Celtic band from the UK or something relaxing like Portishead.
     
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    really good. still sound great, ultimate bar band. place help 2k and it was shoulder to shoulder in there. played a lot of their pre-major label stuff too.

    Nice! How were they? I'd love to seem them live.
     
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    Going to see flying lotus in a month, anyone seen him live before?

    Best show I saw this year was the bass mutations night at unsound festival in brooklyn with 2562, Untold, Pole, TRG, FaltyDL.
     
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    Just got tickets for Band of Horses in October.
     

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