Concerts

I love live music. I love all music, really, but live music is especially fun for me.

In the summer of 2012, I wrote a blog post about concerts and live music, and talked about how many of my trips to new places started with a concert in that place.  In the post, I listed every band I had seen up until that point.  In the four years since, I have been regularly updating that post whenever I see a new band.   It’s long past the point that this should have been converted from a blog post to a page.

What follows is a list of every concert I’ve seen (that I can recall), including some well known comedians. I’m not including musicals, broadway or otherwise, but that would add another dozen or so names to the list. An asterisk (*) means I’ve seen them more than once.

I’ve always thought you can tell a lot about a person by the music they listen to. Judging by this list, I either have really good taste or a deep and fulfilling psychosis.

  1. Air Supply
  2. The Alan Parsons Live Project
  3. Tori Amos*
  4. And One
  5. Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull
  6. Apoptygma Berzerk
  7. Fiona Apple
  8. Augustana
  9. Bad Company
  10. Barenaked Ladies
  11. Baskery
  12. Bauhaus
  13. Ben Folds Five
  14. Big Electric Cat
  15. Lewis Black*
  16. Black Tape For A Blue Girl
  17. The Blue Man Group*
  18. Jimmy Buffett
  19. Capitol Steps*
  20. George Carlin*
  21. Carrot Top
  22. Peter Cetera
  23. Eagle-Eye Cherry
  24. Chicago
  25. Christian Death
  26. Peter Cincotti
  27. John Cleese and Eric Idle
  28. George Clinton and the P-Funk All-Stars
  29. David Copperfield
  30. Counting Crows
  31. The Cranberries
  32. Sheryl Crow
  33. The Cure
  34. The Dandy Warhols
  35. Das Ich
  36. Depeche Mode*
  37. De/Vision*
  38. Dennis Deyoung
  39. Thomas Dolby
  40. Eels
  41. Erasure*
  42. Faith & The Muse
  43. Florence + The Machine*
  44. Freezepop
  45. Front 242
  46. Funker Vogt
  47. Gin Blossoms
  48. Glasperlenspiel
  49. Dana Gould
  50. Ellie Goulding*
  51. Buddy Guy*
  52. Colin Hay
  53. Hayseed Dixie
  54. Ichor
  55. Imperative Reaction
  56. Indigo Girls
  57. Information Society*
  58. Inhouse*
  59. Eddie Izzard*
  60. Jars Of Clay
  61. Jesus and Mary Chain
  62. Eric Johnson
  63. Howard Jones
  64. Kansas
  65. BB King
  66. Elle King
  1. Kraftwerk
  2. Chantal Kreviaczuk
  3. Cyndi Lauper*
  4. Legendary Pink Dots
  5. Lisa Loeb*
  6. Lonestar
  7. Bill Maher
  8. Malign
  9. Barry Manilow
  10. Marilyn Manson
  11. Sarah McLachlan
  12. Andrew McMahon
  13. Meat Loaf
  14. Melotron
  15. Idina Menzel
  16. Mesh
  17. The Mighty, Mighty Bosstones
  18. Mika
  19. The Mission UK
  20. Alanis Morissette*
  21. My Morning Jacket
  22. New Edition
  23. Nine Inch Nails
  24. Gary Numan*
  25. The Nylons
  26. Billy Ocean
  27. Patton Oswalt
  28. Owl City*
  29. Panic! at the Disco
  30. Paramore
  31. Luciano Pavarotti
  32. Pet Shop Boys*
  33. Bernadette Peters
  34. Emo Phillips
  35. Pixies
  36. Postmodern Jukebox
  37. Primitive Radio Gods
  38. Prince (as “The Artist”)
  39. Project Pitchfork*
  40. The Psychedelic Furs
  41. Rasputina
  42. REO Speedwagon
  43. Bob Saget
  44. Jerry Seinfeld
  45. Vonda Shepard
  46. Sia
  47. Ashlee Simpson
  48. Sisters Of Mercy
  49. Slip and the Spinouts
  50. Lindsey Stirling*
  51. Stomp*
  52. Styx*
  53. Sunshine Blind
  54. Switchblade Symphony*
  55. Tegan & Sara
  56. They Might Be Giants
  57. KT Tunstall
  58. U2
  59. The Village People*
  60. Violent Femmes
  61. VNV Nation*
  62. Voltaire
  63. Wallflowers
  64. Weezer
  65. Welle:Erdball
  66. Winger
  67. Weird Al Yankovic*

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