dimland radio 8-21-10 show notes

No sexual innuendo on my show. Ever. (At least not so far) I was cool once Legendary Minneapolis nightclub: First Avenue It’s true! There was a time when I was hip to the cool music and the supercool Minneapolis night club, First Avenue. (If you saw the Prince movie ‘Purple Rain’, you’ve seen the nightContinue reading “dimland radio 8-21-10 show notes”

concert memoirs pt. 29 – cheap trick, cheap trick & cheap trick

Cheap Trick 11/5/98 First Avenue w/Dave Ticket Price: Unknown This was the first night of three night concert event. Cheap Trick had rereleased their first three albums: “Cheap Trick”, “In Color” & “Heaven Tonight”. To promote the rereleases the band did this three night concert event with each night focusing on each album. They wouldContinue reading “concert memoirs pt. 29 – cheap trick, cheap trick & cheap trick”

concert memoirs pt. 19 – husker du

Husker Du w/Peter Case3/30/87 First Avenue w/John & Bob Ticket Price: $8.50 This is the last time John and I would be seeing Husker Du in concert. However, it was the first (and only) time for my older brother, Bob. John and I were unimpressed. The show was in promotion of their latest release, Warehouse:Continue reading “concert memoirs pt. 19 – husker du”

concert memoirs pt. 14 – husker du & red lorry yellow lorry

Husker Du w/Man-sized Action 3/31/86 First Avenue w/John Ticket Price: $6.00 Here is the fourth time that John and I had seen Husker Du. With the exception of the first time and the last time seeing the band, the shows are all a blur of sonic assault, slam dancing & sweat. I’ve already talked aboutContinue reading “concert memoirs pt. 14 – husker du & red lorry yellow lorry”

concert memoirs pt. 11 – rem, husker du & the cure

REM 8/5/85 Roy Wilkins Auditorium w/John Ticket Price: $13.25 Hey! Here’s another legendary band! REM was just beginning to get some wider notice at the time. ‘Losing My Religion’ was still a few years away, but these guys were already one of the most influential bands of the 80’s. They were that with their firstContinue reading “concert memoirs pt. 11 – rem, husker du & the cure”