Saturday, March 16, 2013

Our Fall 2012 Concert Roundup!

Way behind on posting comments about some amazing shows we attended during fall 2012.

A Maelstrom Of Distortion - Neil Young & Crazy Horse
November 11th - “No more sad songs for a little while,” smiled Neil Young towards the end of his masterpiece of a concert at Rogers Arena. “Here’s a song about a pretty girl with castanets.” This evening was a Tour de Force 70s Rock Show of Distorted Guitars!

“Ho Hey Ho, Ho Hey Ho” – Paul McCartney at BC Place Vancouver!!!
November 25th - Kathryn and I had left side stage seats this magical, once in a lifetime, night at the Paul McCartney concert. Maybe, we’re amazed? Hell yeah, damn right we were! What a really big nostalgic show!

Set List

1. “Magical Mystery Tour”
2. “Junior's Farm”
3. “All My Loving”
4. “Jet”
5. “Drive My Car”
6. “Sing The Changes”
7. “The Night Before”
8. “Let Me Roll It”
9. “Paperback Writer”
10. “The Long & Winding Road”
11. “Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Five”
12. “My Valentine”
13. “Maybe I'm Amazed”
14. “I've Just Seen A Face”
15. “And I Love Her”
16. “Blackbird”
17. “Here Today”
18. “Dance Tonight”
19. “Mrs. Vandebilt”
20. “Eleanor Rigby”
21. “Something”
22. “Band on the Run”
23. “Ob la di ob la da”
24. “Back in the USSR”
25. “I Got A Feeling”
26. “A Day In The Life”/“Give Peace a Chance”
27. “Let It Be”
28. “Live & Let Die”
29. “Hey Jude”

Encore #1

30. “Lady Madonna”
31. “Day Tripper”
32. “Get Back”

Encore #2

34. “Yesterday”
35. "Mull of Kintyre"
36. “Helter Skelter”
37. “Golden Slumbers”/”Carry That Weight”/”The End.”
10th Avenue Freeze Out" - Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band! 

November 26th - The previous night it was Macca at BC Place, and this night it was Bruce Springsteen at Rogers Arena. Not often do you get to see two major rock legends perform on back to back nights. Springsteen’s performance was Over The Top, WOW!

Stuart McLean - The Vinyl Cafe 2012 Xmas Tour!
December 12th - Canada’s favourite storyteller, Award-winning author, journalist and humorist AND host of the popular CBC radio show, The Vinyl Café, brought his Christmas Show to Vancouver’s Orpheum theatre. A wonderful Christmas performance with uproarious laughter throughout!

“King Of The Keyboards” - Burton Cummings At The Red!
December 14th – A two hour non-stop show, Burton Cummings continues to sound as he did in the halcyon days of The Guess Who. A master showman who really appreciates his fans and the musical career he has lived. Be sure not to miss him if he comes to your town.

 shot by ShayMoyer.