A stupid music game

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A stupid music game

Postby BlueChair » Fri Aug 25, 2006 2:53 pm

1. What was the last concert you attended?

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young at Air Canada Centre, Toronto

2. How many people were there?
10,000+

3. What bands have you seen in concert the most, and how many times?

I've seen local singer-songwriter David Celia at least five times, but the most I've seen any established artist is three and I've seen Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and Elvis Costello that many times.

4. Do you have any physical setlists? from what bands?

I don't have any.

5. Are there any cd’s in close proximity to you? which ones?

Just my iPod

6. What band are you in the mood to see live right this second?

The Little Willies

7. Have you ever been on a tour bus?

No.

8. Have you ever partied with a band?

No.

9. How many states/provinces have you been to concerts in?

Two: Ontario and Michigan. But I've also been to a show in England. Does that count?

10. What bands did you see live the month of August?

I didn't see any this month, but in July I saw CSNY and Solomon Burke.

11. What CD are you addicted to at the moment?

The Little Willies

12. Who is one band that you used to like, but now you can’t stand?

Ugly Kid Joe

13. Have you ever been on anyone’s guest list? whose?

The Complements
Jolie Holland
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

14. Last band person that you got a picture with?

The only band person I've ever posed for a photo with is Elvis Costello, but the most recent picture of a band person that I happen to be in is Colin Blunstone of The Zombies.

15. Do you consider yourself a groupie?

Nope.

16. How old were you when you went to your first concert?

16.

17. Who was it?

ZZ Top and Cheap Trick!

18. Which artists haven’t you seen yet that you want to see?

A bunch; Tom Waits, Aimee Mann, Gillian Welch and Van Morrison come to mind immediately.

19. Are you wearing a band shirt right now?

Nope.

20. What band do you own the most merch of?

The Beatles

21. Do you ever do anything crazy at shows?

I'm incapable of at-show craziness I'm afraid.

22. What are your favourite venues to go to shows at?

Massey Hall is my absolute favorite. Nothing else comes close.

23. What band do you have the most performance pictures of?

Elvis Costello & The Imposters

24. Would you ever get a tattoo representing a band?

No.

25. How many concerts do you average a year?

As few as five and as many as fifteen.

26. Upcoming shows?

M. Ward and Randy Newman

27. List every band you’ve EVER seen live, no matter how obscure

This couldn't possibly be definitive but I'll try:

Beck, Andrew Bird's Bowl of Fire, Belle & Sebastian, Blue Rodeo, David Bowie, The Brown Hornets, Solomon Burke, John Cale, David Celia, Cheap Trick, Eric Clapton, Leonard Cohen (kind of sort of), Elvis Costello (with Steve Nieve and with The Imposters), Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Ray Davies, Deep Purple, Bob Dylan, Jason Falkner, The Flaming Lips, Jolie Holland, The Jayhawks, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, King Khan & His Shrine, B.B. King, Bettye LaVette, Phil Lesh, Love, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Paul McCartney, Joni Mitchell, The New Pornographers, Ted Nugent, Jimmy Page & Robert Plant, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, The Pretenders, R.E.M., Lou Reed, The Rolling Stones, Ron Sexsmith, Shivaree, Bruce Springsteen (solo and with the E-Street Band), Glenn Tilbrook, Jeff Tweedy, U2, The Who, Wilco, Lucinda Williams, Victoria Williams, Brian Wilson, Neil Young, The Zombies, and ZZ Top.
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Re: A stupid music game

Postby Who Shot Sam? » Fri Aug 25, 2006 4:01 pm

1. What was the last concert you attended?

Rufus Wainwright w/OK Go at the Bardavon Opera House in scenic Poughkeepsie, New York.

2. How many people were there?

1000 or so.

3. What bands have you seen in concert the most, and how many times?

Elvis Costello 7-8 times, David Bowie, Bob Dylan, Squeeze twice each.

4. Do you have any physical setlists? from what bands?

No.

5. Are there any cd’s in close proximity to you? which ones?

Left of my desk: Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - The Boatman's Call, Howard Fishman Quartet - I Like You A Lot, Don Byron - Bug Music (all of these borrowed from my buddy Tom and I need to make sure I give them back when he comes up for Labor Day weekend); Right of my desk: Devotchka - Curse Your Little Heart EP, The Pale Fountains - Pacific Street, Wilco - Summerteeth (stuff I've been listening to and/or importing into iTunes)

6. What band are you in the mood to see live right this second?

Shack - just been looking at photos of them from the V Festival. Unfortunately, they haven't played North America in ages.

7. Have you ever been on a tour bus?

No.

8. Have you ever partied with a band?

No.

9. How many states/provinces have you been to concerts in?

Seven: California, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Washington. Also been to shows in Ireland, the UK and France.

10. What bands did you see live the month of August?

None.

11. What CD are you addicted to at the moment?

Shack - The Corner of Miles & Gil

12. Who is one band that you used to like, but now you can’t stand?

Oingo Boingo

13. Have you ever been on anyone’s guest list? whose?

My college roommate Josh Redman, who is a professional jazz musician - been on his list a few times.

14. Last band person that you got a picture with?

Never had my photo taken with a band - at least not that I can recall.

15. Do you consider yourself a groupie?

No.

16. How old were you when you went to your first concert?

13 or 14.

17. Who was it?

The English Beat at the Hollywood Palladium.

18. Which artists haven’t you seen yet that you want to see?

Tons. Joni Mitchell, Frank Black (may see him in October), Wilco, Nick Cave, Richard Hawley, Radiohead, XTC to name a few.

19. Are you wearing a band shirt right now?

No.

20. What band do you own the most merch of?

Pernice Brothers - a couple of stickers, a tee-shirt and lyrics book. I also have a fair amount of XTC stuff - freebies included with box sets and the like.

21. Do you ever do anything crazy at shows?

Drink too much on occasion.

22. What are your favourite venues to go to shows at?

Bowery Ballroom - good eats nearby. Town Hall's kinda nice too, but the neighborhood sucks food-wise. The Village Vanguard is the world's greatest jazz club, bar none.

23. What band do you have the most performance pictures of?

I only have one band photo - a signed pic of Richard Hawley - hanging on the wall in my office.

24. Would you ever get a tattoo representing a band?

No. I'm one of those people who should not get tattoos or piercings.

25. How many concerts do you average a year?

Five or so.

26. Upcoming shows?

M. Ward, Sufjan Stevens, The Decemberists and maybe Frank Black.

27. List every band you’ve EVER seen live, no matter how obscure

Let's see - by no means definitive:

The English Beat, Sparks, Firehose, Fear, Meat Puppets, Elvis Costello (in several incarnations), Missing Persons, Bob Dylan, The Grateful Dead, David Bowie, Tom Waits, U2, Keane, NRBQ, Laura Cantrell, Pernice Brothers, Royal Gun, Coco Rosie, M. Ward, Pat Metheny, Larry Coryell, Joshua Redman Quartet, Sonny Rollins, Brad Mehldau Quartet, Squeeze, The Hooters, House of Freaks, Camper Van Beethoven, Oingo Boingo, Eels, The Bangles, The Pretenders, Killing Joke, Lords of the New Church, Ultravox, Bruce Springsteen, Los Lobos, The Pogues, Joe Strummer, Rufus Wainwright, OK Go, Peter Gabriel, Christy Moore, Tony Williams, Blind Boys of Alabama, Willie Nelson, The Fringe

Lots I'm forgetting I'm sure.
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Postby King Hoarse » Fri Aug 25, 2006 6:07 pm

This would take me at least 12 hours to do with any accuracy. I'm not going there. Interesting to read though.
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Re: A stupid music game

Postby El Vez » Sat Aug 26, 2006 5:04 pm

1. What was the last concert you attended?

Chris Knight at Zydeco.



2. How many people were there?

100 people. Maybe.

3. What bands have you seen in concert the most, and how many times?

Bob Dylan - six times. I love my skinny Jewish harmonica player.



4. Do you have any physical setlists? from what bands?

No.

5. Are there any cd’s in close proximity to you? which ones?

I've got our very own Crash's cd out in the car. That's about it.

6. What band are you in the mood to see live right this second?

Jon Dee Graham

7. Have you ever been on a tour bus?

My lawyer has advised me not to answer this question.

8. Have you ever partied with a band?

See #6.

9. How many states/provinces have you been to concerts in?

Dear God, my retrievable memory is not what it used to be. Five, I think.

10. What bands did you see live the month of August?

Haven't seen one yet, but I'll probably be catching Shellac tomorrow.

11. What CD are you addicted to at the moment?

Bruce Robison, Eleven Stories.

12. Who is one band that you used to like, but now you can’t stand?

I'd answer this but I'd catch too much grief for it.

13. Have you ever been on anyone’s guest list? whose?


Steve Forbert!

14. Last band person that you got a picture with?

I've never done this.

15. Do you consider yourself a groupie?

Gillian won't return my calls.

16. How old were you when you went to your first concert?

Twelve

17. Who was it?

Aerosmith/Megadeth

18. Which artists haven’t you seen yet that you want to see?

Tom Waits

19. Are you wearing a band shirt right now?

Unless there's a band out there with a regular ass grey tee, then no.

20. What band do you own the most merch of?

Bob Motherfucking Dylan

21. Do you ever do anything crazy at shows?

I did some stuff at a Dirty Dozen Brass Band/Black Crowes concert that I ain't so proud of.

22. What are your favourite venues to go to shows at?

Workplay @ Birmingham

23. What band do you have the most performance pictures of?

Merle Haggard

24. Would you ever get a tattoo representing a band?

If Gillian would return my calls, I'd be amenable.

25. How many concerts do you average a year?

Not enough

26. Upcoming shows?

Shellac, Wolf Parade, Alejandro Escovedo and Built To Spill

27. List every band you’ve EVER seen live, no matter how obscure

Again, retrievable memory......

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Postby pophead2k » Sun Aug 27, 2006 6:26 am

1. What was the last concert you attended?

Tom Waits at the Ryman

2. How many people were there?

However many folks the Ryman holds.

3. What bands have you seen in concert the most, and how many times?

Elvis Costello, 9 times in 4 states!

4. Do you have any physical setlists? from what bands?

I have EC's hand-written setlist from the second night at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley, CA from the MLAR tour.

5. Are there any cd’s in close proximity to you? which ones?

An EC bootleg from Tokyo, 1987; Flop; The Replacement's Let it Be.

6. What band are you in the mood to see live right this second?

Bob Dylan.

7. Have you ever been on a tour bus?

No.

8. Have you ever partied with a band?

Yes, with lots of Seattle bands from back in the day- Mudhoney, Young Fresh Fellows, Flop, Screaming Trees, etc. From more recent times, The Makers, plus countless lesser-well-known bands that I have opened for or played with.

9. How many states/provinces have you been to concerts in?

At least nine, probably a couple more.

10. What bands did you see live the month of August?

Only Tom Waits.

11. What CD are you addicted to at the moment?

The Electric Six, Senor Smoke.

12. Who is one band/artist that you used to like, but now you can’t stand?

Liz Phair

13. Have you ever been on anyone’s guest list? whose?

The Makers, but they are friends, so it hardly counts. Lots of local bands' as well.

14. Last band person that you got a picture with?

Jamie Jack Frost, the Makers. Elvis Costello (but some guy's head is obscuring most of EC except for his hat!) I also took a pic of shatterproof with Davey and Pete at the HoB in New Orleans.

15. Do you consider yourself a groupie?

Nope.

16. How old were you when you went to your first concert?

14

17. Who was it?

Rush, Moving Pictures tour.

18. Which artists haven’t you seen yet that you want to see?

Chrissie Hynde, the Kinks, Leonard Cohen, Tom Petty, Beck

19. Are you wearing a band shirt right now?

Who says I'm wearing a shirt?

20. What band do you own the most merch of?

Definitely EC.

21. Do you ever do anything crazy at shows?

Only if I'm the one playing on stage.

22. What are your favourite venues to go to shows at?

For sound and proximity to the artist, the House of Blues. But there are way too many chatty assholes to enjoy certain shows there. Only Elvis and Johnny Cash have ever successfully silenced the crowd there when it was needed. Other artists have melted down (see: Ryan Adams, Lou Barlow). Otherwise the New Orleans Fairgrounds for JazzFest!!

23. What band do you have the most performance pictures of?

Elvis, although most of them are from the meet and greets after shows.

24. Would you ever get a tattoo representing a band?

Not unless I was in the band.

25. How many concerts do you average a year?

Hard to say, some years a few a month, others a little less. This has been a good year.

26. Upcoming shows?

Tom Petty (maybe); Electric 6; Camper van Beethoven

27. List every band you’ve EVER seen live, no matter how obscure

I won't even really go into the obscure because it is literally in the hundreds, but here goes: Elvis Costello and: the Attractions; the Rude 5; Steve Nieve; the Imposters; Johnny Cash; Camper van Beethoven; Rush; Judas Priest; Sammy Hagar; Night Ranger (hey, I'm not proud of all of these!); Metallica; Merle Haggard; Electrix 6; Mudhoney; Coffin Break; John Wesley Harding; Bob Dylan; Nick Cave; Brian Wilson; Johnathan Richman; Supergrass; Radiohead; Lyle Lovett; Steve Miller; Santana; Cheap Trick; Tom Waits; Ryan Adams; Cracker; Sam Phillips; Tift Merritt; Neko Case; Aerosmith; AC/DC; REO Speedwagon; the Divinyls; Queensryche; Dio; Yngwie Malmsteen; Wilco; Graham Parker; Rebirth Brass Band; Kermit Ruffins; Dirty Dozen Brass Band; the Neville Brothers; Neil Finn; Aimee Mann; Frank Black; the Pixies; U2; Iron Maiden; Saxon; Young Fresh Fellow; R.E.M.; the Replacements; Shane MacGowan; Paul Westerberg; Neil Diamond; Jazz Passengers (with Debbie Harry and Freedy Johnston); Wynton Marsalis; Sting; the Makers; Jackson Browne; David Bowie; Allen Toussaint; Fats Domino; Liz Phair; Mose Allison; Nicholas Payton; Bonnie Raitt; Walter Wolfman Washington; Anders Osborne; Flop; They Might be Giants; Weezer; Spearhead; Public Enemy; Digital Underground; Foo Fighters; Sonic Youth; the Ramones; the Decembertists; Mighty Mighty Bosstones; NRBQ; Superchunk; Bobby 'Blue' Bland; Crash Test Dummies; Rufus Thomas; Mickey Gilley; Willie Nelson; Dave Wakeling; Sebadoh; Nirvana; Irma Thomas; Ani DiFranco; Ernie K. Doe; Susan Cowsill; the Preservation Hall Jazz Band; Matthew Sweet; Afghan Whigs; Alex Chilton; the Lemonheads; Soul Asylum; Urge Overkill; I'm sure there are lots more, but now I'm tired.....


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