i love concerts! there's nothing like them at all, except maybe when you're the one on the stage instead of in the crowd. whether it's general admission or seats, unknown or huge band, front row or balcony, swaying or mosh pit, i love concerts.

the facts:

  • farthest i've ever traveled for a concert: 2,194.6 miles from vicksburg, ms to san francisco ca for lilith fair 1998
  • most seen artist: indigo girls & tori amos tying at 4 times each
  • artists i've seen twice:
    patty griffin
    k's choice (my g/f sara has actually seen them 3 times, once without me!)
    ani difranco
    lotus land (tori amos' opening band)

  • artists i've met
    tori amos
    audio adrenaline
    carolyn arends
    patty griffin
    k's choice (2wice)
    billie meyers
    rockapella (long story)
    placebo (2wice)
    stabbing westward
    twila paris
    indigo girls

    concerts i've seen & reviews
    not all links work yet!

    Tori Amos: Cincinnati OH; Riverbend Music Center; 9/14/99

    Tori Amos: Detroit MI; Pine Knob Amphitheatre; 9/12/99

    Tori Amos: Columbus Ohio; Polaris Amphitheatre; 9/4/99

    Lilith Fair: Chicago IL; The World Amphitheatre; 8/19/99 [k's choice, dixie chicks, indigo girls]

    Lucinda Williams/Patty Griffin: Pontiac MI; Clutch Cargos; 6/99

    Lucinda Williams/Patty Griffin: Cleveland OH; The Odeon; 6/99

    Jammin On Main: GooGoo Dolls/Fastball/Frogpond; Cincinnati, OH 5/8/99

    Hole/Let's Crash: Cincinnati, OH; Taft Theatre; 4/30/99

    Placebo/Caelum Bliss: Detriot, MI; Saint Andrew's Hall; 4/11/99

    Placebo/Stabbing Westward/Flick: Cincinnati, OH; Bogart's; 3/17/99

    Garbage/Alanis Morisette: Cincinatti, OH; 2/16/99

    Cry Cry Cry/Buddy & Julie Miller: Columbus, OH; Southern Theatre; 1/6/99

    Tori Amos/The Devlins: Birmingham, AL; BJCC Concert Hall; 8/14/98

    Lilith Fair: San Francisco, CA; Shoreline Amphitheatre; 6/24/98 [billie meyers, k's choice, erykah badu, natalie merchan, indigo girls, sheryl crow, sarah mclachlan]

    Jubilee Jam: Better Than Ezra/Johnny Lang/Patrick Harkins Band; Jackson, MS; 5/13/98

    New Orleans Jazzfest: Ani DiFranco: New Orleans, LA; 5/3/98

    Indigo Girls: Starkville, MS; MSU; 4/19/98

    Indigo Girls: Memphis, TN; Mud Island Amphitheatre; 10/16/97

    other artists i've seen:

    Audio Adrenaline
    Burlap To Cashmere
    Carolyn Arends
    Clay Crosse
    Jars of Clay
    Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
    Lotus Land
    New Orleans Jazzfest
    Steven Curtis Chapman
    Terri Binion
    Twila Paris