I've decided to organize some of my concert pictures, and also try to document my concert history. Here's a list of all the big concert's I've seen ...that I can remember. Those that have hyper-links have pictures and maybe even some video. I've also added a 5 star rating system...because I'm geeky like that.
September 2, 1977 the Summit - Kiss w/ Styx My 1st concert - I was blown away!
1979 (or 1980) Music Hall (next to Sam Houston Coliseum) - Molley Hatchet My 1st concert without a parent - pretty exciting!
November 5, 1981 the Summit - Journey I had a bad experience...nuff said. This show later came out on DVD.
February 17, 1982 Sam Houston Coliseum - Ozzy w/Randy Rhoads (Diary of a Madman tour) Randy Rhoads is still my guitar hero.
Sunday, June 13 1982 Astrodome (Texxas Jam) - Journey, Point Blank, Joan Jett, Sammy Hagar, Santana A fun show with high school friends.
May 10, 1983 Sam Houston Coliseum - Def Leppard I just really don't remember much about this one.
April 9, 1984 Erwin Center (Austin) - Scorpions The Scorpions put on a good show despite my bad seats.
1985/86 ?? (Austin) - The Outfield A really fun show with lots of energy - but loosing my car for the night was a bummer.
August 21, 1986 (Austin) - INXS Lambo and I really enjoyed this show.
October 20, 1987 Erwin Center (Austin) -Boston Brad Delp was on crutches....stiff performance - haha - get it?
June 7, 1988 Summit - Robert Plant Robert played some old Zep that brought the house down.
August 24, 1989 Rockefeller's - Stairway to Heaven (Zep tribute band) I had a lot of tequila - so it was fun - but nothing compares to the real deal.
August 3, 1990 Summit - Robert Plant Not quite as amazing as the 1st time
March 2, 1990 Summit - The Cult Just remember Jacqui falling down the stairs.
September 5, 1992 Lollapalooza (SugarLand) - Pearl Jam, SoundGarden, Ministry, Red Hot Chili Peppers Just look at that lineup! Danced in the pit!
September 19, 1992 Cynthia Woods Pavilion - Lynard Skynard w/Jackal A party on the lawn...Wes passed out....I ate his leftovers.
September 23, 1992 Summit - Ozzy w/ Alice n Chains Alice in Chains at their peak.
October 12, 1992 Astro Arena - Black Crowes Good show despite some speakers falling down.
Cynthia Woods Pavilion - Steve Miller
November 13, 1994 Astrodome - Rolling Stones We had box seats waaaay up there - but open bar.
March 14, 1995 Cynthia Woods Pavilion - Page/Plant I have a soft spot for Zepplin.
July 12, 1996 Summit - White Zombie Rockin' show - lots of kids jumped the rail to get on the floor.
November 18, 1996 Astro Arena - Stone Temple Pilots Floor was fun.
February 19, 1996 Liberty Lunch (Austin) - Filter Lead singer hated Austin.
November 26, 1996 International Ballroom - SoundGarden One of my top 5 ever - AWESOME show - small venue - my last experiences in the pit.
July 29, 1998 Cynthia Woods Pavilion 'Lilith Fair' - Sarah McGloughlin, Natalie Merchant, Bonnie Rait, Erykah Badu, etc Yes, Jacqui made me go - but it was fun.
August 7, 1998 Astro Arena - TOOL Tool at their peak - 'nuf said.
1998 Cynthia Woods Pavilion Buzzfest - Creed, Foo Fighters, etc. Creed was really good - got the crowd going.
May 2, 1999 Cynthia Woods Pavilion - Lenny Kravitz/Black Crowes Another fun show at the Pavilion
May 22, 2000 Compaq Center - Nine Inch Nails w/A Perfect Circle Went with Kenn Kerr - NIN was better than I expected. APC was good as well.
September 16, 2000 Aerial Theater - A Perfect Circle APC (Maynard) - at the time I really enjoyed this show. I've since soured on APC some.
October 28, 2001 Cynthia Woods Pavilion - TOOL Could have been a 5 star show if they hadn't had so much stuff between songs.
July 26, 2002 Erwin Center (Austin) - TOOL Same as above.
July 27, 2002 Summit - TOOL Maynard was sick - walked off stage for a bit.
July 30, 2002 Engine Room - Earshot OK, I did play in the pit here too - but it was teeny tiny.
November 16, 2002 Montagne Center (Beaumont) - TOOL My faith in TOOL was restored at this show - maybe it was the beer, but I thought it was great.
July 28, 2003 Granada Theater (Dallas) - A Perfect Circle Good show - met some nice people.
July 11, 2003 Engine Room - Eric Johnson - Nice intimate show with my Honey.
November 1, 2003 Reliant Arena - A Perfect Circle Pretty good show if I remember correctly.
October 22, 2005 Buzzfest 16 - Cyntha Woods Pavilion - Seether, Nickleback, Audio Slave I came for Audio Slave, was blown away by Seether and Nickelback.
January 24, 2006 Verizon (Aerial) theater - Seether & Shinedown Bouncing up and down despite knee surgery.
June 17, 2006 Cynthia Woods Pavilion Buzzfest 17 - Candlebox, Trapt, Shinedown, Hoobastank, Stained Shinedown stole the show.
August 6, 2006 Cynthia Woods Pavilion Family Values Tour - 10 years, StoneSour, Deftones, Korn Korn kicked my ass.
August 25, 2006 Toyota Center - Nickelback, Hoobastank I was so far away I could hardly see - but still a good show.
August 27, 2006 Cynthia Woods Pavilion - Godsmack, Rob Zombie, Shinedown Godsmack killed...I was blown away.
September 11, 2006 Cynthia Woods Pavilion - TOOL My worst show ever. Maynard was sick and hardly sang - sound was crap - NO BEER - NO WATER - NADA!!
October 8, 2006 Cynthia Woods Pavilion Buzzfest 18 - Alice n Chains, Breaking Benjamin, Crossfade, etc.
April 21, 2007 Cynthia Woods Pavilion Buzzfest 19 - Seether, Puddle of Mudd, 3 Days Grace, Papa Roach, Hinder, Jet, Chevelle, Blue October, Buckcherry
July 6, 2007 Verizon (Aerial) Theater - Breaking Benjamin, Skinny Puppy, Red Another top 5 show - Breaking Benjamin had SO MUCH energy - fun show!
July 17, 2007 Verizon (Aerial) Theater - Godsmack Getting to see Godsmack at Verizon was a treat!
August 16, 2007 Cynthia Woods Pavilion - Nickelback, Puddle of Mudd, Finger 11 Nickelback just CRUSHED IT!!
August 22, 2007 Verizon Theater - Shinedown & Operator Shinedown vocals were low in the mix, Operator may have stolen the show.
September 20, 2007 Reliant Arena - Hinder, Papa Roach and Buckcherry Buckcherry and Papa Roach had me ROCKIN' OUT!
October 18, 2007 Stubbs BBQ (Austin, TX) - Chevelle My 1st show at Stubbs - WooHoo!! Chevelle got the crowd going!
November 3, 2007 Verizon Theater - Blue October Jacqui wanted to go - Saturday night at Verison - was actually better than I expected.
November 13, 2007 Reliant Arena - Red, Seether, Breaking Benjamin, Three Days Grace Great lineup of bands!! ..show lived up to my high expectations.
November 16, 2007 Toyota Center - TOOL Much better than the 2006/09/11 show....but I wasn't BLOWN AWAY as I have been in the past.
November 28, 2007 Warehouse Live - Operator and Avenged Sevenfold My first show at The Warehouse - fun place!
December 9, 2007 Verizon Theater - Kid Rock The 'mystery artist' who said "Bawitdaba da bang a dang diggy diggy diggy!"
January 22, 2008 Toyoya Center - Foo Fighters 5 stars - an amazing two hours plus of solid rock-n-roll excitement.
February 15, 2008 Warehouse Live - Queensryche A fun show on a Friday night.
April 26, 2008 Cynthia Woods Pavilion Buzzfest XXI - Seether, Puddle of Mudd, Chevelle, Red, etc. A great day at Buzzfest - SEETHER from row G!!
June 28, 2008 Cynthia Woods Pavilion - Stone Temple Pilots It was a really good show - Jacqui says it was one of her best ever!
July 22, 2008 Toyota Center - Motley Crue, Buckcherry, Papa Roach, Sixx AM It was a solid four star show, and I had a five star time.
August 1, 2008 Toyota Center - Bullet for my Valentine A good old fashioned heavy metal concert - complete with mosh pit. Another five star time.
August 6, 2008 Verizon Theater - Seether Almost 5 stars, a tad too much filler between songs - but otherwise a GREAT and FUN show!
August 8, 2008 Stubb's Bar-B-Q - Seether Maybe it was just being in Austin, but I felt like there was more energy in the crowd - ROCKIN' SHOW!
August 24, 2008 Cynthia Woods Pavilion - Linkin Park and Chris Cornell This was another GREAT show - the crowd sang almost every word!
April 16, 2009 Toyota Center - Nickelback with Seether and Saving Able Meeting Seether was great, Nickelback crushed it - and HEY MAN NICE SHOT!
May 10, 2009 Cynthia Woods Pavilion Buzzfest XXII - Theory of a Deadman, Papa Roach, Shinedown, Korn Low energy crowd, Jacqui and I felt bad - bailed early.
August 7, 2009 Cynthia Woods Pavilion - Motely Crue, Godsmack and Theory of a Deadman I think Godsmack blew away everyone.
August 21, 2009 Cynthia Woods Pavilion - Incubus Great show with lots of energy between the crowd and band. Would have been 5 stars if the encoure were better.
September 12, 2009 Cynthia Woods Pavilion - Nickelback with Hinder and Papa Roach The limo ride, the show, the after party - it was AWESOME!
September 25, 2009 Cynthia Woods Pavilion - Creed with Staind I was really impressed with how good both Creed and Staind sounded - better than the CD!
October 9, 2009 Verizon Theater - Shinedown with Sick Puppies In the end, it was the crowd's energy that lifted this to a four star show.
April 18, 2010 House of Blues - Puddle of Mudd with Saliva My first show at HOB - and it was FUN!! ...Saliva ROCKED and POM brought down the house.
May 2, 2010 Cynthia Woods Pavilion Buzzfest XXIV - Limp Bizkit, Three Days Grace, Seether, Deftones Perhaps the best concert I've ever seen!
May 30, 2010 Verizon Theater - Korn A really good show....but perhaps I was a bit too drunk to fully appreciate it.
June 18, 2010 House of Blues - Sounds Of Seattle (Soundgarden and Pearl Jam tribute) A really fun show, but cover bands never really match up to the real deal.
August 6, 2010 House of Blues - TOOLogy As far as cover bands go - these guys NAILED IT.
September 4, 2010 Cynthia Woods Pavilion - Creed with Red We had a fun night - and it was a good show.
September 17, 2010 Cynthia Woods Pavilion - KISS A last minute decision to go - still lots of fun. Kiss puts on a good show.
October 15, 2010 Cynthia Woods Pavilion - Nickelback with Three Days Grace Would have been a five star show if they had played longer (no encore?).
October 23, 2010 Cynthia Woods Pavilion - BUZZFEST 25 with Godsmack, Bush, Seether, Papa Roach, etc. I was in THE PIT - Yeah Baby!
November 16, 2010 Verizon Theater - Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience They sounded great - Jacqui and I had a lot of fun.
December 7, 2010 Verizon Theater - Shinedown with 10 Years acoustic show Jacqui and I had 4th row center seats, and it seemed like they were playing just for us.
May 1, 2011 Cynthia Woods Pavilion - BUZZFEST 26 with Puddle of Mudd, Seether and Evans Blue Seether ROCKED, POM and EB were good...but the line up was lame.
July 7, 2011 L'auberge du lac Casino - Seether As always, Seether put on a great show, and we had a private cabana right next to the stage.
September 5, 2011 Cynthia Woods Pavilion - Uproar Festival with Seether, Three Days Grace and Avenged Sevenfold Seether from the 3rd row - everyone ROCKED!
October 22, 2011 Cynthia Woods Pavilion - BUZZFEST with Chevelle and STAIND Chevelle was great, and STAIND put on a five star show.
March 2, 2012 Verizon Theater - Megadeth with Volbeat We had a lot of fun, but I thought Volbeat sounded better than Megadeth.
April 5, 2012 House of Blues - Shinedown One of the best Shinedown shows I've seen, plus we just had a TON of fun!
May 18, 2012 Cynthia Woods Pavilion - Dave Matthews We had a fun time, but Dave can be a little tame compared to what I'm used to seeing.
June 2, 2012 Toyota Center - Nickelback, Bush and Seether 3.5 stars, being so far in the back takes away from the show...short Seether set - still FUN!
September 15, 2012 Cynthia Woods Pavilion - Uproar Festival with Shinedown, Godsmack, Staind Godsmack and Staind CRUSHED IT! The best show I've seen in a long time.
March 23, 2013 House of Blues - Pop Evil and Otherwise A fun show with good friends in VIP style~!
May 29, 2013 House of Blues - Limp Bizkit An awesome show - Limp Bizkit ROCKED THE HOUSE DOWN~!
April 23, 2014 Warehouse Live - Seether, Black Stone Cherry and Skindred An awesome show in VIP style! If the lighting for Seether was better this would have been a five star show.
January 30, 2015 Bayou Music Center (formally Verizon) - Seether and Papa Roach Another awesome show in VIP style!
June 8, 2017 Proof Rooftop Bar (Justin's place) - Texas Hippie Coalition My first experience at Proof - fun!
August 20, 2017 House of Blues - Seether Seether never dissapoints - another rockin' show!