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Gigbrag thread - what great gigs where you at?

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ipanemagirl Wed 02-Apr-08 13:56:24

I hate to give anyone pain but I did see:MR BOB MARLEY in June 1980 at Brighton Centre. My dh cannot forgive me this, he never saw Mr M.

Other best gigs of my life:

1997 Radiohead the 'Zeleste' club Barcelona
1997 Radiohead Glastonbury playing OK computer in the mud

1981 U2 Brighton - Top Rank

1981 Pink Floyd The Wall Earls Court

1997 Radiohead the 'Zeleste' club Barcelona
1997 Radiohead Glastonbury playing OK computer in the mud

Ray LaMontagne, Albert Hall and Union Chapel

Can't think of any more at the moment!

brimfull Wed 02-Apr-08 14:01:07

very early 80's I saw Queen,Elton John,BB King,Bruce Springsteen.

ipanemagirl Wed 02-Apr-08 14:01:48

OOOOOO, would love to have seen Springsteen in his prime! Was it Born to Run time?

NoBiggy Wed 02-Apr-08 14:02:22

Jean Michel Jarre 30th anniversary performance of Oxygene, this Sunday just gone.

brimfull Wed 02-Apr-08 14:03:03

Baby we were born to ruuuuuuuuuuuuuuun

yes smile

Notyummy Wed 02-Apr-08 14:07:58

Seen the Boss twice, and I'm going again this summer.

can't wait.

I mentioned on the other thread that I saw INXS on the Kick tour in 1988, when Micheal Hutchence was at his prime. They were supported by Sinead O 'Conner, who noone had every heard of. What a voice! She emptied the bar, because everyone realised there was actually a decent support act on.

Scotia Wed 02-Apr-08 14:09:27

Erm, 1983 - Kajagoogoo blush

Have graduated to Bryan Adams more recently though grin

ipanemagirl Wed 02-Apr-08 14:10:35

Sinead in 1988! Would have LOVED to have seen her then!!! Jealous.

I loved Born to run so much,

"Hey Eddie, would you lend me a few bucks?"

Check this out:
Kraftwerk Autobahn

ipanemagirl Wed 02-Apr-08 14:12:42

Notyummy, this is for you

Notyummy Wed 02-Apr-08 14:17:20

Gorgeous...thanks ipanemagirl! smile

ipanemagirl Wed 02-Apr-08 14:19:13

What a great song Notyummy!!! Thanks for reminding me how much I love her voice, nothing like it.

bluefox Wed 02-Apr-08 14:31:17

Best gigs for me ever were Led Zep in 1971 (I am old!) and Muse at Wembley last year.

ipanemagirl Wed 02-Apr-08 14:34:33

wow, Led zep!

Notyummy Wed 02-Apr-08 14:34:34

Would LOVE to see Muse. I play black holes and revelations FAR too loud in the car on the way to pick up dd from nursery. Makes me drive too fast...and as I have 9 points already, i really don't need that.

<notyummy contemplates only listening to nursery rhymes in car from now on for the sake of preserving license...>

bluefox Wed 02-Apr-08 14:38:27

Muse are awesome. Must see them again but cant get to V festival this year and didnt manage to get tickets for Albert Hall.

wishfort Thu 03-Apr-08 08:39:29

Karftwerk at the ~Royal Festival Hall , 03/04.
Captain Beefheart - several times in the 70s.
Steely Dan - Manchester 74 and London 2001/2
The incomparable Lambchop - several times in 90s and 0s.

ipanemagirl Thu 03-Apr-08 09:42:17

AHHH Lambchop! I saw them at the RFHall sometime but can't remember when, amazing band.
Would love to have seen Steely Dan too. Were they great in 2001 or a pale shadow?

LindzDelirium Tue 15-Jul-08 09:33:37

Blur at Woughton Pitz Milton Keynes before they were signed - sometime in 1988.

Oasis at Knebworth in 1996.

Manic Street Preachers at Manic Millennium, Cardiff Millennium Stadium 1999-2000.

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