Monthly Archives: October 2013

My First Chicago Lollapalooza

Date: August 4 – 6, 2006 City: Chicago, IL Venue: Grant Park After missing the inaugural year of Lollapalooza as a destination festival in Chicago’s Grant Park, I stalked their website to be one of the first to purchase tickets … Continue reading

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My Lollapalooza History

Lollapalooza, the brainchild of Perry Farrell, started out as a touring show with an entire day’s line up of bands in 1991. My first Lollapalooza was on August 16, 1995. My college boyfriend and I celebrated my birthday by spending … Continue reading

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Lionel Richie Performs All The Hits All Night Long

Date: October 17, 2013 City: San Jose, CA Venue: SAP Center Artist: Lionel Richie Opening Act(s): Dumpstafunk Lionel Richie has been high on my must see legends list for a while. When I saw the announcement that he was part … Continue reading

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Bryan Adams’ Bare Bones is Spectacular

Date: October 14, 2013 City: San Francisco, CA Venue: The Warfield Artist: Bryan Adams Opening Act(s): n/a “Straight from the Heart” released in February 1983 is the song that first introduced me to Bryan Adams. His subsequent album “Reckless” released … Continue reading

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Pink Brings The Truth About Love to Oracle Arena

Date: October 10, 2013 City: Oakland, CA Venue: Oracle Arena Artist: Pink Opening Act(s): New Politics I saw Pink in 2002 at The Warfield when she toured in support of her Missundaztood album. I thought she was talented then without … Continue reading

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Book of Love Brings the 80s to DNA Lounge

Date: October 9, 2013 City: San Francisco, CA Venue: DNA Lounge Artist: Book of Love Opening Act(s): n/a As I perused the list of shows available to win on Tixie, I came across Book of Love performing at DNA Lounge. … Continue reading

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Stereophonics at The Fillmore

Date: October 8, 2013 City: San Francisco, CA Venue: The Fillmore Artist: Stereophonics Opening Act(s): The Wind + The Wave Every now and then I check The Fillmore calendar to see what bands are playing. I had seen Stereophonics on … Continue reading

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Pet Shop Boys Come West

Date: October 5, 2013 City: Oakland, CA Venue: Fox Theater Artist: Pet Shop Boys Opening Act(s): Jacques Lu Cont The first song that immediately comes to mind when I think of Pet Shop Boys is “West End Girls”. This song … Continue reading

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Annabella Lwin of Bow Wow Wow

Date: October 4, 2013 City: San Francisco, CA Venue: DNA Lounge Artist: Annabella Lwin (Bow Wow Wow) Opening Act(s): Castles in Spain, The Unfortunate Bastard Annabella Lwin Annabella Lwin was only 13 years old when she became the lead singer … Continue reading

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Maroon 5 Headline Honda Civic Tour

Date: October 2, 2013 City: Mountain View, CA Venue: Shoreline Amphitheater Artist: Maroon 5 Opening Act(s): Kelly Clarkson, Rozzi Crane Maroon 5 I saw Maroon 5 earlier this year during their arena tour. As soon as I found out they … Continue reading

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