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Joey Molland is all that's left of Badfinger. Did someone rise from the dead?

I'd probably go see something like that. Similar to Ringo's All-Star Band. Although I have no idea who Scheff is and I despise every Christopher Cross song, but recently learned he's an awesome guitarist.

There's no question in my mind that The Analogues are the best and most faithful band to recreate the post-1965 albums live, but a group of rock luminaries like that, I probably wouldn't care about them getting it accurate, it would just be fun.
Keep in mind, I went for free. My ticket was worth $125: no chance I'd pay that money for what I saw, but Ridgefield Theater caters to a bougie crowd, so their ticket prices are inflated.
 
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Trying to get tickets to McCartney in Fenway. I've always been a Beatles (and Wings) fan but more than that, my daughter has always loved the Beatles as well and with her headed off to college, I think it'd be a pretty cool thing to father/daughter together her last summer before heading away.
 

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Trying to get tickets to McCartney in Fenway. I've always been a Beatles (and Wings) fan but more than that, my daughter has always loved the Beatles as well and with her headed off to college, I think it'd be a pretty cool thing to father/daughter together her last summer before heading away.
Yes.

I've only seen McCartney twice: 1990 at Berkley Memorial Stadium and 2017 at MSG. Although the shows were 27 years apart, I remember enough to say that the arena show is definitely preferable to the stadium show as a venue.

The daughter I took to the 2017 show has said that seeing him play "Hey Jude" is the happiest moment of her life. The fact that I am getting misty just typing that tells you all you need to know about whether I think it is worth the steep price. And the show was amazing.
 

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Trying to get tickets to McCartney in Fenway. I've always been a Beatles (and Wings) fan but more than that, my daughter has always loved the Beatles as well and with her headed off to college, I think it'd be a pretty cool thing to father/daughter together her last summer before heading away.
If you told me I could have got you a couple on the pre-sale. We keep a Citi credit card solely because it gives us pre-sale ticket access to most shows.
 

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Phish tickets at the Meadows going on sale today.
 

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Saw Wilco last night at United Palace Theater in Washington Heights. Gorgeous venue and the band sounded great. They are in the middle of eight shows (five here and three in Chicago) where they are performing the Yankee Hotel Foxtrot album in its entirety, followed by an encore (eight songs last night).

They are doing two more nights at United Palace (tomorrow and Wednesday); highly recommended if you are a fan.
 
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Saw Wilco last night at United Palace Theater in Washington Heights. Gorgeous venue and the band sounded great. They are in the middle of eight shows (five here and three in Chicago) where they are performing the Yankee Hotel Foxtrot album in its entirety, followed by an encore (eight songs last night).

They are doing two more nights at United Palace (tomorrow and Wednesday); highly recommended if you are a fan.

Ha, saw them Saturday night. I got the Orchestra tickets on the cheap during the day Saturday after a lot of negative feedback from the night before about how short the show was. Jeff addressed it with the crowd Saturday night, then proclaimed he'd meet the fans half way and play more tunes. I loved the YHF bit and also really enjoyed the encore but get the frustration some fans may have had paying or traveling great distances for a show that barely lasted more than an hour and twenty minutes.

Btw, the security for the show was bizarre. The orchestra line wrapped around building but the balcony/ledge had no line. Once you got through the metal detectors you were both in the same area of the lobby. Seemed unnecessary to have separate lines.
 
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Ha, saw them Saturday night. I got the Orchestra tickets on the cheap during the day Saturday after a lot of negative feedback from the night before about how short the show was. Jeff addressed it with the crowd Saturday night, then proclaiming he'd meet the fans half way and play more tunes. I loved the YHF bit and also really enjoyed the encore but get the frustration some fans may have had paying or traveling great distances for a show that barely lasted more than an hour and twenty minutes.

Btw, the security for the show was bizarre. The orchestra line wrapped around building but the balcony/ledge had no line. Once you got through the metal detectors you were both in the same area of the lobby. Seemed unnecessary to have separate lines.
We bought loge seats a few months ago shortly after the shows were announced. Three of us had seen Wilco at Lupo's in Providence on Easter in 2010 and that was an epic, three hour-plus show so we thought we'd try to recreate that. I had seen the setlist from Friday and was surprised the encore was so short (three songs), and I was happy to see that they added five more songs on Saturday, which they did again last night. Still a bit short at around 95 minutes, but I was happy to catch the 10:18 train back home from 125th St. and thought it was a really nice show with good energy and great sound.

It was a beautiful venue but yeah that security was quirky. They were confiscating vapes and lighters and putting them in ziplock bags with names on them so you could claim them after the show. Never saw that before.
 
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We bought loge seats a few months ago shortly after the shows were announced. Three of us had seen Wilco at Lupo's in Providence on Easter in 2010 and that was an epic, three hour-plus show so we thought we'd try to recreate that. I had seen the setlist from Friday and was surprised the encore was so short (three songs), and I was happy to see that they added five more songs on Saturday, which they did again last night. Still a bit short at around 95 minutes, but I was happy to catch the 10:18 train back home from 125th St. and thought it was a really nice show with good energy and great sound.

It was a beautiful venue but yeah that security was quirky. They were confiscating vapes and lighters and putting them in ziplock bags with names on them so you could claim them after the show. Never saw that before.

I started watching the YHF documentary, "I am trying to break your heart" last night again on the making of the album (would highly recommend if you havent seen it before). There were a lot of songs off the album I hadn't heard in a while that I forgot how much I really liked, "Reservations." Really enjoyed hearing the "Mockingbird" and "Outtasight Outta Mind" tunes as their encore. I would have loved to have listened to them play longer, especially with having that band and orchestra around but cant always get what you want. Usually the highlight of seeing Wilco these days is getting an "Impossible Germany" and seeing Niels blow your mind.
 

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I started watching the YHF documentary, "I am trying to break your heart" last night again on the making of the album (would highly recommend if you havent seen it before). There were a lot of songs off the album I hadn't heard in a while that I forgot how much I really liked, "Reservations." Really enjoyed hearing the "Mockingbird" and "Outtasight Outta Mind" tunes as their encore. I would have loved to have listened to them play longer, especially with having that band and orchestra around but cant always get what you want. Usually the highlight of seeing Wilco these days is getting an "Impossible Germany" and seeing Niels blow your mind.
Yes, I have that documentary. I should watch it again.

I agree, I hadn't listened to that album all the way through in a while. When it first came out we were seeing them live often and loved how so many of the songs seemed better live, which probably made me reluctant to spin the whole CD as much soon afterwards.

I still think that A.M. is their best album and I still listen to it frequently. Always love hearing anything off that album, and of course I want to hear "California Stars" every night.
 
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Yes, I have that documentary. I should watch it again.

I agree, I hadn't listened to that album all the way through in a while. When it first came out we were seeing them live often and loved how so many of the songs seemed better live, which probably made me reluctant to spin the whole CD as much soon afterwards.

I still think that A.M. is their best album and I still listen to it frequently. Always love hearing anything off that album, and of course I want to hear "California Stars" every night.

Yeah I love their earlier stuff that's more alt country post Uncle Tupelo sounding. I actually really enjoy the Sky Blue Sky album even though its pretty divisive with fans.
 

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I still think that A.M. is their best album and I still listen to it frequently. Always love hearing anything off that album, and of course I want to hear "California Stars" every night.
Agree on A.M. and California Stars is my favorite Woody Guthrie song.
 
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Last night, I made my first visit to Bridgeport's Park City Music Hall, formerly known as The Acoustic, to see the Bill Frisell Trio.

WOW, the PCMH is a major upgrade to how it was when it was The Acoustic. Wide open bar, relaxing but nicely decorated, excellent sound system and unique lighting, super friendly staff.

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It was my fourth time seeing Frisell, one of my favorite living jazz musicians, maybe even my favorite. Each time I've seen him he played with the drummer Rudy Royston, who's incredible. Guitar/bass/drums trio with a lot of Frisell's idiosyncratic looping tricks and left-of-center jazz, however there were no hints of country/folk, something he occasionally throws in.

I got there 10 minutes before the show started and even though the show was very well attended, somehow the front of the stage was wide open, so I parked myself front and center and was lucky to be right up front for the entire show.

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Excellent show and I am very happy to finally have gone to the PCMH. It's just 20 minutes from my house, so I'll be a frequent visitor.
 
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I'm heading to Plant/Krauss tonight at Forest Hills. I've been there before (D'Angelo) but it'll be my first time driving down just to see a show. I realize parking near Forest Hills is discouraged by the staff, but any recs for nearby parking? Willing to walk.
 
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Forest Hills Gardens that surrounds the stadium are private streets and they will tow. 71st/Continental subway stop is just a few blocks away.
 
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Plant + Krauss at Forest Hills was excellent. Started the show with a lot of their best cuts from Raising Sand and overall a very-well curated set. The backing band was super talented and very tight while the sprinkling of Zeppelin covers (Rock and Roll, When the Levee Breaks, Battle of Evermore) were more like reinterpretations of the original songs that fit the Americana style of the set.

We ended up parking south of the stadium off 69th Ave about a 1/2 mile away, making for a lovely walk to and from the stadium and a super easy exit. Highly recommend that for whose interested in visiting and wanting to drive. The stadium has also had some major upgrades from when I last was there: definitely an homage to the 40s and 50s with their branding and general atmosphere and their amenities were super convenient. Tons of food options for reasonable prices ($15ish entrees) where I'd honestly just have dinner there next time I see a show (their carnitas tacos looked awesome). Honestly, the only downside of the show were that there were a lot of super wasted people, like hundreds of 50s and 60-somethings stumbling up and down the stadium steps, something I never get if you're paying good money to see an amazing show.

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Good lineup the rest of the summer: my wife and I both like Fleet Foxes and they are playing there in August. Phoebe Bridgers plays there on Thursday, but from what live footage I've seen, I don't want to pay $$$ to see someone perform just to hear a bunch of teenage girls singing along to every song.
 
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We ended up parking south of the stadium off 69th Ave about a 1/2 mile away, making for a lovely walk to and from the stadium and a super easy exit. Highly recommend that for whose interested in visiting and wanting to drive.

did you simply park on the street off 69th? in a yard?
 
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I saw Joe Jackson at The Masonic in San Francisco on Saturday night. I've seen his show a bunch of times and he always delivers. At each show he tries to do one cover tune and he changes it up by show. On Saturday he covered, Knowing Me, Knowing You by Abba.

 
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I saw Joe Jackson at The Masonic in San Francisco on Saturday night. I've seen his show a bunch of times and he always delivers. At each show he tries to do one cover tune and he changes it up by show. On Saturday he covered, Knowing Me, Knowing You by Abba.


Always loved "steppin out" by him
 
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Just got my tickets for Greta Van Fleet at the casino. My kids have gotten me into this band and I really enjoy their music.

My 22 year-old daughter and I went on a road trip to Michigan in March to see two GVF shows and they were both cancelled because one band member went into the hospital with pneumonia the day of the first show.
 
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I headed to the Beacon Theater Friday night to see Sigur Ros.

We had nosebleed seats, which I actually loved because it enhanced the cavernous sounds of the band and the vantage point made it seem like we were getting a sneak peak into their studio. The staging was really cool and the visuals were something else.

Long show. Two 75 minute sets. It was awesome to get to catch them live after being a fan for the last 20 years.
 

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Evidently, I am going to see Tears for Fears and Garbage tonight. Tears for Fears has a new album apparently. Reviews from the tour so far are that Garbage has been fantastic as an opening act. Don't really know Garbage and only the three hits from Tears for Fears. So now I'm on YouTube so I can have some idea of what to expect.

This was supposed to be my wife and daughter at this show. Daughter has a big summer school college project due tomorrow and a group meeting tonight. My wife has a sprained ankle and is in a walking boot. So this should be an adventure. Seems I will need to drive in to Boston, which always makes me crazy.
 

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