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CONCERTS I'VE ATTENDED

This list only includes acts that have made a name for themselves. There would be countless other lesser lights if I could remember whom they all were, but there are over 200 here, ain't that enough?! When I've seen an act more than once, I put the number of concerts after the name.

For the truly obsessed, check out my Grateful Dead set lists and Bob Dylan set lists.



Abdullah Ibrahim
Al di Meola
Alanis Morissette
Albert King
Allan Toussant (3+)
Allman Brothers
Altan (2)
Andesmanta
Angelique Kidjo
Arlo Guthrie
Aswad
Baaba Maal
Bale Folklorico de Bahia
Barenaked Ladies
BB King
Beausoleil (2+)
Bela Fleck

Bheki Mseleku (with Joe Henderson)
Billy Bragg
Black Flag
Black Uhuru
Black Umfolosi
Blues Traveler
Bob Dylan (11)
Bob Weir/Bobby & the Midnites (2)
Bonnie Raitt (3)
Boogaloo Swamis
Boozoo Chavis
Boston Pops
Box Set
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Brian McNeill, Martin Hayes and Natalie MacMaster
Brian Setzer Orchestra
Bruce Cockburn

Bryan Adams
Buckwheat Zydeco
Burning Spear (2)
Burns Sisters
Catherine Wheel
Charmaine Neville (4+)
Chieftens
Chuck Berry
CJ Chenier
Clarence Gatemouth Brown
Concrete Blonde
Conjunto Folklorico Nacional de Cuba
Cowboy Junkies
Credit to the Nation
Cubanismo
Culture
Dave Alvin
David Gilmore

David Lindley (3)
de la Soul
Desmond Dekker
Dire Straits
Dirty Dozen Brass Band (4+)
Doc Watson
Donovan
Dropkick Murphys
Dr. John (6?)
Duke Robillard
Eek A Mouse
Emmylou Harris (2)
Eric Clapton
Fats Domino
Fela Kuti (2)
Filé
Fishbone
Frankie Ford
Freddie MacGregor (with Sly & Robbie)
Garaj Mahal with Leo Nocetelli
Geno Delafonse
George Clinton / Parliament/Funkadelic (2)
George Porter
Ghetto Youth Crew
Gillian Welch & David Rawlings (2)
Grateful Dead (6+?)
Gregory Isaacs (4)
Guns N Roses
Hazel Dickens
Holly Near
Hot Tuna (2)
Hugh Masekela
Iguanas
Irma Thomas
Itals
Jackson Browne
Jeff Beck
Jeff Buckley
Jimmy Dale Gilmore
John Densmore
John Hammond
John Prine
Johnny Clegg and Juluka
Jonathan Edwards
Joni Mitchell (2)
Jorma Kaukanen
Jump Little Children
Keali Riechel
Keith Richards
King Crimson
King Sunny Ade
Kingfish
Ladysmith Black Mombazo
Lee "Scratch" Perry (2)
Leftover Salmon
Les Ballets Africain
Lou Reed (2)
Luciano
Jerry Garcia Band
Lucinda Williams
Lyle Lovett (2)
Mahlathini and the Mahotella Queens
Manic Street Preachers
Marcia Ball (2)
Marshall Crenshaw
Marva Wright
Max Creek
Maxi Priest (with Sly & Robbie)
Meat Puppets
Metallica
Michael Franti & Spearhead (3)
Michael Rose (2) (1 with Sly & Robbie)
Midnight Oil
Mighty Mighty Bosstones
Miles Davis
Miracle Legion
Moxy Fruvus
Muzsikas with Marta Sebestyen
Nashville Pussy
Natalie Merchant
Neville Brothers (12?)
Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir
Ohio Players
Ondekoza
Paul Simon
Pere Ubu
Pete Seeger
Pete Townsend
Peter Gabriel
Peter, Paul and Mary
Pharoah Sanders
Phil Lesh and Friends
Phish (3?)
Pogues
Primal Scream

Radiators (8?)
Ranganiketan
Rankin Family
Ray Charles
Rebirth Brass Band (5?)
REM
Richie Havens
Rick Danko & Jorma Kaukonen
Rockin' Dopsie
Roger Waters (The Wall in Berlin)
Rolling Stones
Ron Wood
Rory Block (2)
Roy Carrier
Ry Cooder and David Lindley
Salif Keita

Santana
Simon Shaheen
Sinead O'Connor
Sly and Robbie (3)
Snooks Eaglin
Sonny Rollins
Soul Asylum (3)
Spearhead with Michael Franti (2)
Spin Doctors
Steve Earle
Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys (2)
Stevie Ray Vaughn
Sun Ra 2
Taj Mahal
The Alarm (2)
The Bobs
The Coup
The Fugs
The Meters (4?)
The Funky Meters (2?)
The Nields
The Pixies
The Police
Tom Petty
Toots and the Maytals
Toots Thielman
Tracey Bonham
Tracy Chapman
U2 (5)

UB40
Van Morrison (5)
Violent Femmes
Vukani Mawethu
Walter Wolfman Washington (6?)
Wayne Shorter
Willie Nelson
Yes
Yoko Ono
Youssou N'Dour
Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers
ZZ Top
I've also seen Nelson Mandela, Mikhail Gorbachev, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton speak. More importantly, I've heard Allen Ginsberg recite his poetry. I've also interviewed Ted Kennedy and Barney Frank. And shook hands with Gary Hart and Bill Clinton. I washed my hands shortly after each of those two!

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