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1. The Rolling Stones, live onstage @ SBC Park, San Francisco, November 15, 2005

As I walked into SBC Park and saw thousands of cheering fans I realized the The Rolling Stones were about to take the stage. The lights dimmed, the heat from the pyrotechnics singed my back and the roar of the crowd deafened my ears. To hear them play "Start Me Up" and being no more than 10 feet away is definitely a once in a lifetime thing. The boys still rock as loud as ever, performing classics and some of the new stuff off their new album A Bigger Bang. To say that this was one of the most amazing stage productions I have ever seen is an understatement; from a backdrop that looked like a high rise building to an amazing light show and a stage that rolled out into the audience halfway through the show.

2. The Sounds, backstage @ Popscene, San Francisco, November 10, 2005

If you never got to see Blondie live here was your chance...When I got to 330 Ritch that night I saw a line that spanned an entire 2 blocks, with kids waiting for 2 hours to see these guys. This is
The Sounds with a hot female lead and some amazing musicians to back her up. Once they hit the stage it was on, with fans singing along
with every word and dancing to every note.

3.Damian Marley, live onstage @ The Independent, San Francisco, November 14, 2005

Damian Marley is the son of Bob Marley and in his own right a great performer. He's taken on his father's legacy and created his own with songs that reach into your heart and make you think. The show this past monday at The Independent was completely sold out. The tickets were going for over $100 on craigslist. The energy of the show would have made a deaf man dance.