Tuesday, May 22, 2012

BEACH BOYS 50th Anniversary Concert at the Chicago Theatre

Monday night was the Beach Boys 50th Anniversary concert at the Chicago Theatre.The originals, Brian Wilson, Mike Love, and Al Jardine, along with Bruce Johnston and David Marks performed many of the Beach Boys top hits.





The Beach Boys opening song "Do It Again"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CGb_izup-Oc


"Surfin' Safari"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0sxfNd3rbSA


"Surfer Girl"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yREuY2WlOtA


"Then I Kissed Her"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eTr_QSLW4hA


"Cotton Fields"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tLcfoqmSfms


"Little Honda"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T57n-tA32fk


"Be True To Your School"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4rxTryOtOU


"Disney Girl"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1nVCoD9hIc


"Don't Worry Baby"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grvLAj-QxMo


"Little Deuce Coupe"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mkr8xLndpM8


"Add Some Music To Your Day"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxHvwvsiGoI


"California Dreamin' "
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GYmMZ4PtuJc


"Sloop John B" (Part 1)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fxcy0chXkqk


"Sloop John B" (Part 2)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUYzv4fk1cA


"I Just Wasn't Made For These Times"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-wR0ZGSXMNE


"Sail On Sailor"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qrn-_2A63TA


And my last youtube video of the Beach Boys 50th Anniversary concert.
Here's "Heroes And Villians"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhW0wEaS3N8


This was truely a memorable concert and it was great to see these legends, Brian Wilson, Mike Love, and Al Jardine, along with Bruce Johnston ,David Marks, and the great back-up musicians. 


Check out The Beach Boys web at www.thebeachboys.com.



Sunday, May 20, 2012

Bonnie Raitt at the Chicago Theatre Saturday 5-19-2012

Bonnie Raitt at the Chicago Theatre Saturday 5-19-2012




The Concert opened with Marc Cohn singer, songwriter and he was great!
Here is a youtube of his song "Walkin' In Memphis"(click below)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wAPaJW2hf8


And here is my youtube video of Bonnie with a little
 "Love Sneakin' Up On You"(click below)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPkuaDdCgy0

And a couple more short video's of "Love Sneakin' Up On You"
video

video

And one more of my youtube video's of Bonnie. (click below)


Great concert by Marc and Bonnie. She can still sing & crank those guitars!

Monday, May 14, 2012

CHICKENFOOT at the Chicago Theater Saturday 5-12-2012


Chickenfoot with Sammy Hager, Joe Satriani, Michael "Mad" Anthony,with Kenny Aronoff at the Chicago Theater SAturday Night Rockin' the joint!!!
First here's my friends, Mark & Lisa, really excited fans sitting in the front row!

Now a few photo's of the Chickenfoot guys.



And here are 9 of my youtube video's. (Click on each)
"Lighten Up"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1LpqG4Is-0Q


"Big Foot"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82dBArRrJfQ

"Soap On A Rope"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q081NPftlYc

"My Kinda Girl"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qllTDbYsZ-E

"Down The Drain"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R5yKWh-JDlQ

"Turnin' Left"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7bvZnNy6WSk

"Future In The Past"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nRIjefxfnoc

"Oh Yeah"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_l7gu0mDJ34

And Chickenfoot's closing number "Rock Candy"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WiqG4kUwQBQ


GREAT ROCKIN' CONCERT !!

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Eric Church "Blood Sweat & Beers" Tour at the Sears Centre

Friday Night brought Eric Church and his "Blood, Sweat, & Beers" Tour to the Sears Centre.
The party started in the parking lot with music, US99 and their Bullriding machine, food, and lots of BEER!
Now inside for the Concert. 
First here are my "Neighbors For The Night!
It's a mother, Karlene, & her son, Matt from Orland Park. Mom is a really Eric Church Fan and Matt is a Blackberry Smoke follower. Great fans and new friends!!


Then a college room-mate of Ben Smith of the Chicago Blackhawks, came by and introduced me
 to Ben. Here's Ben and his new friend and long time Hawks fan!
  Ok, on with the concert.
Opening was a Southern Country Rock group, Blackberry Smoke.
Here are 4 of my youtube video's of the dudes. (click on each below)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_d-rHov86H4



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTwVXvoymwA

Next up was Brantley Gilbert.  Here's 2 video's of Brantley's performance.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_6rkcUZAI1c


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AwNrTldUmv4


Now it's time for ERIC CHURCH!!


Eric opened with "Country Music Jesus"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkBGichYVqE


Then the following:
"Guy's Like Me"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPTJ-iC2Vf8


"Pledge Allegiance To The Hag"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3mhkNUcwOU0


"How About You"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1B3h5_mSNEs


"I'm Gettin' Stoned"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDrCNxN760s


"Creepin' "
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PHCDd_8HBw


"Sinners Like Me"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJNbi-20CGk


"Drink In My Hand"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtb_gqGMvhI


"Homeboy"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2m64JSgpIzw


"Smoke A Little Smoke"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6naUiTUuHM4


"These Boots"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMpSNC286C0


And Eric closed the concert with "Springsteen"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyaUiZYCjQ4


Great concert, great music, & great fans!!

Sunday, May 6, 2012

BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY'S at the Arcada Theater in St. Charles

Here's The BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY'S at the Arcada Theater in St.Charles Friday 5/4/2012.



Scotty Morris -Lead Vocal,Guitar,Songwrighter,Band Leader
Karl Hunter -Alto & Tenor Sax, Clarinet
Glen "The Kid" Marhevka -Trumpet
Andy Rowley - Baritone Sax
Tony Bonsera - Trumpet
Alex Henderson - Trombone
Dirk Shumaker - String Bass, Vocals
Joshua Levy - Piano, Arranger
Kurt Sodergren - Drums, Percussion
These dudes really swing with their "Jive" music inspired by Cab Calloway.

Here's my YouTube video's of the concert.

"Opening Number"

"Solo's by the boys"

"Calloway Boogie"

"You and Me and The Bottle Makes Three"

"Minnie The Moocher "

"Old Man Of The Mountain"

"Jumpin' Jive"

"Jumpin' Jack"

"So Long Farewell Goodbye" (some great dancin')

And visit the Big Bad Voodoo Daddy's web site at
If you never been to these dudes concert you better go 'cause they are Great!