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PostPosted: Tue Mar 24, 2015 9:01 am 
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Whoever you are or wherever you're from
We all love concert halls, so lets name some

The Fabulous Forum, Los Angeles Ca. - https://youtu.be/VVxQoNG6k4Q

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I've seen over 20 events here since 1970. Mostly concerts.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 24, 2015 12:28 pm 
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Witherspoon Hall. This is where I saw ZPZ.

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The Orpheum Theater - I saw The Everly Brothers and Manheim Steamroller here.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 24, 2015 5:33 pm 
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Los Angeles has an Orpheum Theater. It's not in the best part of LA, but there is a great pizza place on the corner. I've seen Alice Cooper, King Crimson, Primus and Steve Hackett at this venue.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 24, 2015 10:12 pm 
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The Centre For The Performing Arts (opened in 1995 and has a capacity of 1,836):

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I saw Return To Forever (front row), Spinal Tap, The Australian Pink Floyd (twice), Lindsey Buckingham, the Stanley Clarke Band, Al Di Meola & Chick Corea here between 2008-2011. The acoustics are virtually perfect. But unfortunately in 2013 it was purchased by a religious organization that doesn't permit popular concerts. So I probably won't be seeing any events here again...

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 26, 2015 8:30 am 
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The Roxy Theatre, West Hollywood Ca.

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This venue is self explanatory :mrgreen:

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90 years and still going. With mechanical floor for extra bounce! Yeah.
Motorhead really had it bouncing. And Ween was always fun at The Crystal Ballroom. That's Everyday Music across the street where there is usually much used Zappa on hand.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 28, 2015 11:40 am 
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Pacific Amphitheatre - Costa Mesa, Ca.

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I liked this place better with the lawn option. It's still is a great place to see a concert. Nowadays, it only operates for about four weeks in the summer, during the OC Fair. When it opened up in the mid-eighties, it was great to finally have a closer venue than LA or LongBeach. Aerosmith, Rush, Yes, Deep Purple and Judas Priest are just a few of the band I've seen here. The best tickets are never over $80; and it seats 8,500.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 29, 2015 12:58 pm 
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Hi,

The place in Eugene, that had "Return to Forever" showing ZpZ how it's done, is a really nice place and the accoustics were very good, even in the back. But ZPZ made the accoustics sound bad!

Other than that, of all the Pink Floyd shows, at the Hollywood Bowl were great.

Kinda ends there, although Tangerine Dream at the Greek Theater with Lazerium setting the trees on fire (pictures on Live USA album), was pretty cool!


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 13, 2015 8:05 am 
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The Greek Theatre, Griffith Park, Los Angeles

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This venue is about 100years old. It seats 5,600. You can tailgate in the lots before the show. It may be the best outdoor venue in LA. I've seen Jean-Luc Ponty, Jethro Tull, RTF/ZPZ, Dream Theatre/ZPZ, Primus and many others at 'The Greek.'

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 11:37 am 
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The Greek Theatre, Griffith Park, Los Angeles

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This venue is about 100years old. It seats 5,600. You can tailgate in the lots before the show. It may be the best outdoor venue in LA. I've seen John-Luc Ponty, Jethro Tull, RTF/ZPZ, Dream Theatre/ZPZ, Primus and many others at 'The Greek.'


Remember that Lazerium started here and at the Observatory up above. And check out the trees on fire in the back of the Greek Theater on the USA Live Tangerine Dream album ... gives this place an electric atmosphere!

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Segerstrom Hall, Costa Mesa CA
The venue opened in 1986. The architecture is like a bonus when you see a concert there. I've been there twice. Alice Cooper and then Ian Anderson. I'd love to go back, but not a lot of rock bands play there. Also, there are three other, smaller venues within the complex.

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The Fox Theater Detroit
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Lavish interior featuring a blend of Burmese, Chinese, Indian and Persian motifs.

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 12:29 pm 
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Auditorium Theater Chicago. It's been here forever. Beautiful old theater with great sight lines and fabulous acoustics. I've seen everybody there, including FZ many times.

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