Monthly Archives: December 2014

Bastille at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Date: November 17, 2014 City: San Francisco, CA Venue: Bill Graham Civic Auditorium Artist: Bastille Opening Act(s): Ella Eyre When I first heard “Pompeii” I thought that Bastille was just another electronic band. Then a coworker sent me a link … Continue reading

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Erasure at Fox Theater

Date: November 1, 2014 City: Oakland, CA Venue: Fox Theater Artist: Erasure Opening Act(s): Superhumanoids Erasure came onto the scene in the mid 80s. I remember playing their “Pop! The First 20 Hits” CD constantly. I had wanted to see … Continue reading

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Life is Beautiful 2014 – Day 3

Date: October 26, 2014 City: Las Vegas, NV Venue: Downtown Las Vegas The final day of Life is Beautiful 2014. THE ORWELLS – I had been looking forward to seeing this Chicago band. Unfortunately, lead singer Mario Cuomo appeared to … Continue reading

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Life is Beautiful 2014 – Day 2

Date: October 25, 2014 City: Las Vegas, NV Venue: Downtown Las Vegas Day 2 started with a bit of a delay. The gates didn’t open as originally scheduled. There was quite a line to get in when I arrived. I … Continue reading

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Life is Beautiful 2014 – Day 1

Date: October 24, 2014 City: Las Vegas, NV Venue: Downtown Las Vegas 2014 was Life is Beautiful’s second year. It was again held in Downtown Las Vegas, but did not include the El Cortez Hotel and Casino or some of … Continue reading

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Hall & Oates at The Masonic

Date: October 17, 2014 City: San Francisco, CA Venue: The Masonic Artist: Hall & Oates Opening Act(s): Mutlu Hall & Oates have been on my list of bands I want to see for quite awhile now. I have heard great … Continue reading

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ABC at Mezzanine

ABC performed at Mezzanine the same night the San Francisco Giants were at home playing the Cardinals in the NLCS. I was at the ballpark when the Giants won their way into the World Series with that amazing walk off … Continue reading

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Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers at SAP Center

Date: October 5, 2014 City: San Jose, CA Venue: SAP Center Artist: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Opening Act(s): Steve Winwood I saw Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers earlier this year when they headlined Day 2 of Outside Lands. That … Continue reading

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Elton John at SAP Center

Date: October 2, 2014 City: San Jose, CA Venue: SAP Center Artist: Elton John Opening Act(s): Bright Light Bright Light I have wanted to see Elton John since he announced a Las Vegas residency in 2004. I didn’t make it … Continue reading

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Katy Perry’s Prismatic World Tour

Date: September 22, 2014 City: San Jose, CA Venue: SAP Center Artist: Katy Perry Opening Act(s): Tegan & Sara Katy Perry’s writes extremely catchy pop songs. I don’t own a single album, but do have a couple of singles that … Continue reading

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