Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Jazz Singer Sparkles

Date: August 7, 2012 City: San Jose, CA Venue: HP Pavilion Artist: Neil Diamond Opening Act(s): N/A Back in the days before cable was widely available, there were very few channels to watch. I recall that “The Jazz Singer” staring … Continue reading

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Strangelove IS The Ultimate Tribute to Depeche Mode

Date: January 17, 2015 City: San Francisco, CA Venue: Great American Music Hall Artist: Strangelove Opening Act(s): Temptation, Luv’n Rockets, Sanity Assassins I won tickets to this amazing night of live music from TixieSF. I’ve seen cover bands before but … Continue reading

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Beautiful Machines at Neck of the Woods

Date: January 9, 2015 City: San Francisco, CA Venue: Neck of the Woods Artist: Dream Machines Opening Act(s): Kiwi Time, Analog Dream, Bangus Tron Thanks to Tixie SF my first concert of 2015 was free. I won tickets to this … Continue reading

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2014 Stats

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,000 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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2014 Concert Wrap Up

I attended 59 shows in 2014, one less than 2013. However, I attended 5 festivals in 2014 compared to 2 in 2013. This means I watched 208 acts, at 33 venues in 9 cities and 3 states over 68 days. … Continue reading

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Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings at The Fillmore

Date: December 30, 2014 City: San Francisco, CA Venue: The Fillmore Artist: Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings Opening Act(s): James Hunter Sharon Jones returned to The Fillmore for two nights to close out 2014. I had first discovered Sharon … Continue reading

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Local Boys Finish Ticket Headline The Fillmore

Date: December 22, 2014 City: San Francisco, CA Venue: The Fillmore Artist: Finish Ticket Opening Act(s): Forrest Day, Panic Is Perfect The first time I saw Alameda’s own Finish Ticket was earlier in the year at Live 105’s BFD Local … Continue reading

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