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Another week, another show...

 

It is an unexpected reunion tomorrow in Philly - The Smashing Pumpkins (3 of 4 original members in the band too)! I'm looking forward to it! B)

 

(This is the finale of the 10 shows I will have seen in June and July...a breather for a few weeks now.)

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Not sure that I'd class this is as concert as such but tickets for the annual Krishna Das November NYC kirtan went on sale and that's all that I have lined up right now.

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15 hours ago, CorkVegan said:

Not sure that I'd class this is as concert as such but tickets for the annual Krishna Das November NYC kirtan went on sale and that's all that I have lined up right now.

Works for me! :)

 

On 7/27/2018 at 11:00 PM, dmway said:

Another week, another show...

 

It is an unexpected reunion tomorrow in Philly - The Smashing Pumpkins (3 of 4 original members in the band too)! I'm looking forward to it! B)

 

(This is the finale of the 10 shows I will have seen in June and July...a breather for a few weeks now.)

 

Wow...the Pumpkins can still play! :o That was an amazing show! They played for almost 3 hours (and after 11 to boot)! They even covered "Stairway to Heaven" - yes, really! Here's the setlist:

https://www.setlist.fm/setlist/the-smashing-pumpkins/2018/wells-fargo-center-philadelphia-pa-6beb2ae6.html

A great selection from over their entire career - with a new song as well ("Solara"). I still can't make up my mind if this tour is a "wave bye-bye" to the fans for sticking with them for so long or if it's an announcement with authority that they are back. I guess I'll have to wait until next year and beyond to find out.

Still, what a show! B)

Now I have just under a month for the next one - announcement soon-ish...

 

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On 7/29/2018 at 12:52 AM, dmway said:

Works for me! :)

 

 

Wow...the Pumpkins can still play! :o That was an amazing show! They played for almost 3 hours (and after 11 to boot)! They even covered "Stairway to Heaven" - yes, really! Here's the setlist:

https://www.setlist.fm/setlist/the-smashing-pumpkins/2018/wells-fargo-center-philadelphia-pa-6beb2ae6.html

A great selection from over their entire career - with a new song as well ("Solara"). I still can't make up my mind if this tour is a "wave bye-bye" to the fans for sticking with them for so long or if it's an announcement with authority that they are back. I guess I'll have to wait until next year and beyond to find out.

Still, what a show! B)

Now I have just under a month for the next one - announcement soon-ish...

 

He plays a lot of gigs in Chicago.  It will be very interesting to see what they do.  I saw them on the Melon Collie and the Infinite Sadness tour.  I waited until the day of the show and we got front row.  They were amazing.  I hope they stay together.  Today is one of my favorite songs.  Yet again, I am envious but very happy you enjoyed the show and had so much fun.  You do realize you are Steelers territory and soon we shall be rivals, yes?  Enjoy my grace while you can!   😒   J/K but I did live part of my childhood in the shadow of Lambeau Field so it's on, dmway.   😉

Much to my surprise, my next show is Dawes this coming Wednesday.  They are playing in a local record store.  It is a stripped down acoustic set. Earlier today,  I made sure I'm getting into it.  After the set, they are sitting at a table and signing Cds/Albums.  I'm beyond excited.  I already met the bassist when he was having a smoke backstage and he said hello. They know me and others because we are at so many of their shows and stand to be right up front. Meeting them in an official capacity is going to be weird.but I am psyched.  They are also opening for Jeff Lynne's ELO at the United Center later that evening.  I put out feelers for a cheap, cheap ticket to that show.  I'm going to go broke but I don't care.  It's music and I've never seen ELO.  Two Dawes shows in one day?  That is as good as it gets for me with music.   I cannot believe I'm going to see them play in a record store.  I shall have my fix sooner than I thought.  I cannot sleep!

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As of right now, not until October! Marmozets at the O2 Forum Kentish Town, in London.

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Up next, Pearl Jam home shows! Jack White next week! 

August is concert month. I have a few others coming up. Looking forward to them.

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22 hours ago, Manohlive said:

He plays a lot of gigs in Chicago.  It will be very interesting to see what they do.  I saw them on the Melon Collie and the Infinite Sadness tour.  I waited until the day of the show and we got front row.  They were amazing.  I hope they stay together.  Today is one of my favorite songs.  Yet again, I am envious but very happy you enjoyed the show and had so much fun.  You do realize you are Steelers territory and soon we shall be rivals, yes?  Enjoy my grace while you can!   😒   J/K but I did live part of my childhood in the shadow of Lambeau Field so it's on, dmway.   😉

Much to my surprise, my next show is Dawes this coming Wednesday.  They are playing in a local record store.  It is a stripped down acoustic set. Earlier today,  I made sure I'm getting into it.  After the set, they are sitting at a table and signing Cds/Albums.  I'm beyond excited.  I already met the bassist when he was having a smoke backstage and he said hello. They know me and others because we are at so many of their shows and stand to be right up front. Meeting them in an official capacity is going to be weird.but I am psyched.  They are also opening for Jeff Lynne's ELO at the United Center later that evening.  I put out feelers for a cheap, cheap ticket to that show.  I'm going to go broke but I don't care.  It's music and I've never seen ELO.  Two Dawes shows in one day?  That is as good as it gets for me with music.   I cannot believe I'm going to see them play in a record store.  I shall have my fix sooner than I thought.  I cannot sleep!

I saw the Pumpkins on the same tour (unfortunately, after the accidental OD incident in NYC - so, Matt Walker on drums instead of Jimmy Chamberlin) - this was the first time I have been able to see them since then. Yes, I hope they stay together too. I was reminded how much I missed them seeing them again...

While many of my relatives are Steelers fans, I am not. In fact, I was overjoyed when the Packers beat the Steelers in Super Bowl XLV. I grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia (but I'm not an Eagles fan either; however, I was very happy that the Eagles won the most recent SB). 

Enjoy your double Dawes! B)

 

Back on topic: my next show is Interpol in a tiny club in Philly. I can't wait! (Stay tuned - I just got a ticket to a bonus show for August today... :D)

 

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1 hour ago, dmway said:

Enjoy your double Dawes! B)

Thanks.  My next show will be single Dawes.  As much as I'd love to hear electric Dawes and Jeff Lynne's ELO-the lowest ticket price is $106.   Seeing them as an opening band in a huge venue after seeing them in a record store might well diminish the stripped down free for fans show.  I'm popping in and out of Chicago and not spending a penny to keep it completely free.  It is a very cool thing to do for die hard fans..  I will buy something Dawes. Technically, my next show is the An Evening with Dawes 2018 Tour on Sept 8 at Codfish Hollow. 

Respect to Jeff Lynne and ELO I'd love to see them too..The show is completely sold out but for those resale buggers.  So many shows these days.  It's a great time to love music.

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10 hours ago, Shannon387 said:

Up next, Pearl Jam home shows! Jack White next week! 

Whoa.  Again, what a love music. I'm doubly envious.  Enjoy!

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After Interpol next week, I have two shows in one week - unfortunately, both involve long drives (especially, the first one), but both are worth it.

I'm seeing New Order in Washington, D.C. on the 28th; then, later in the week, for the first time in 15 years, I'm seeing The Fixx at a small theater in the Hudson Valley in New York. I can't wait for both! B)

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Ziggy Marley with Steel Pulse at the end of the month in Asbury Park.

A local reggae band (Brother Jerome) is part of the bill and are playing inside the Stone Pony, I know their lead singer from yoga class. Should be fun.

 

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11 hours ago, CorkVegan said:

Ziggy Marley with Steel Pulse at the end of the month in Asbury Park.

A local reggae band (Brother Jerome) is part of the bill and are playing inside the Stone Pony, I know their lead singer from yoga class. Should be fun.

 

Is the whole show in The Stone Pony? If so, that a great show in a very small venue!

I saw Robby Kreiger there about 12 years ago - it was the best Doors cover band ever! :D

I saw Lou Reed in another theater there not far away - is it called the Paramount Theater in Asbury Park?

 

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1 hour ago, dmway said:

Is the whole show in The Stone Pony? If so, that a great show in a very small venue!

I saw Robby Kreiger there about 12 years ago - it was the best Doors cover band ever! :D

I saw Lou Reed in another theater there not far away - is it called the Paramount Theater in Asbury Park?

 

Brother Jerome in the Pony then the others outdoors. The Paramount is right there in Asbury Park too.

That Robby Kreiger gig must have been outstanding in such a small venue. I went through a huge Doors phase in my younger years so I can only imagine how wild it was. 

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