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  • Concerts of the past

    Ott 24 2009, 10:16

    1983

    First concert ever:
    March 12th Ozzy Osbourne- Speak Of The Devil Tour w/ Vandenberg, Pershing Auditorium-Lincoln, Nebraska

    October 23rd Iron Maiden-World Piece Tour w/ Coney Hatch, and Axe, same venue<

    1984

    March 10th Ozzy Osbourne-Bark At The Moon Tour w/Mötley Crüe, Omaha Civic Aud. Omaha, Nebraska

    July ? Aerosmith-The Reunion Tour w/Orion The Hunter, same venue

    September ? Twisted Sister-Stay Hungry Tour w/Y&T, same venue except this show was in the music hall

    December ? Kiss-Animalize Tour w/ Queensrÿche Pershing Aud.

    1985

    January ? Dio- Last In Line Tour w/ Dokken Omaha Civic Aud.

    April ? Krokus-Midnight Maniac Tour w/ Accept Omaha Civic MH

    June 27th Iron Maiden-World Slavery Tour w/Accept Omaha Civic Aud.

    September ? Mötley Crüe- Theater Of Pain Tour w/ Loudness Omaha Civic Aud.

    October ? AC/DC-Fly On The Wall Tour w/ Yngwie Malmsteen Omaha Civic Aud.


    1986

    January ? Kiss-?Tour w/W.A.S.P. Omaha Civic Aud.

    May ?? Aerosmith w/ Ted Nugent, Omaha Civic Aud.

    May ?? The Iowa Jam-Aerosmith w/ Ted Nugent, Dokken, Metallica and Armored Saint-State Fairgrounds, Des Moines Iowa

    June? Metallica-Master Of Puppets Tour w/ Armored Saint, The Peony Park Ballroom-Omaha Nebraska

    July ? Ozzy Osbourne The Ultimate Sin Tour w/BOC Omaha Civic Aud.

    September ? Journey-Raised On Radio Tour w/ Honeymoon Suite-Devaney Sports Center, Lincoln Nebraska

    1987

    March ? Iron Maiden-Somewhere On Tour w/ (I don't friggin remember!) Omaha Civic Aud.

    June 20th-The Texxas Jam-Boston w/Aerosmith, Whitesnake, Tesla and Poison-Cotton Bowl Stadium-Dallas Texas

    August ? Whitesnake w/ Great White Omaha Civic Aud.

    October 26th- Boston-Third Stage Tour w/ (damned if I can remember!) Devaney Sports Center

    The following day: U2 The Joshua Tree Tour w/ (yep, you guessed it!) Kemper Arena, Kansas City, Missouri

    1988

    April ? Rush-Hold Your Fire Tour w/ The Rainmakers Omaha Civic Aud

    May ? Pink Floyd-A Momentary Lapse Of Reason Tour- Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri

    July ? AC/DC-Blow Up Your Video Tour w/ White Lion Omaha Civic Aud

    Somewhere around here was a Robert Plant show!

    August
    ? The Monsters Of Rock Tour- Van Halen w/ The Scorpions, Dokken
    Metallica and Kingdom Come-Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City Missouri

    1989

    June 14th Metallica-Damaged Justice Tour w/ The Cult-Omaha Civic Aud.

    September??-The Rolling Stones-Steel Wheels Tour-w/Living Colour-Arrowhead Stadium-Kansas City, Missouri

    1990

    May ? Nirvana-Duffy's Tavern-Lincoln Nebraska (kiddos, this is my ultimate claim to fame, I walked out on Kurt Cobain and co. half way through their show!) Dave Grohl had not yet joined them

    June 20th Rush Presto Tour w/ Mr. Big-Omaha Civic Aud.

    November ? Judas Priest Painkiller Tour w/ Megadeth and Testament Omaha Civic Aud.

    1991

    March ? Queensrÿche-Empire Tour w/ Suicidal Tendencies-Omaha Civic Aud

    July ? Clash Of The Titans Tour- Alice in Chains, Anthrax, Megadeth, Slayer-Omaha Civic Aud

    November 4th-Rush Roll the Bones Tour w/ Eric Johnson-Omaha Civic Aud.

    November 27th Metallica-Omaha Civic Aud.

    1992

    May 23rd-Rush Roll The Bones Tour w/Mr. Big-Kemper Arena Kansas City Missouri

    June 13th Rush Roll The Bones Tour w/ Mr. Big-Starwood Amphitheatre, Nashville, Tennessee

    September 11th-U2-Zoo TV Tour w/ Primus and ?-Cyclone Stadium Ames Iowa

    September 29th-The Moody Blues-Lied Center-University of Nebraska Lincoln

    October 18th-U2 Zoo Tv Tour w/ The Sugarcubes-Arrowhead Stadium Kansas City Missouri

    November 2nd-Black Sabbath w/Exodus-Omaha Civic MH

    somewhere around here was an Alice in Chains show in Omaha!

    1994

    March 29th-Rush Counterparts Tour w/ Primus-The Rosemont Horizon Chicago Illinois
    March 30th-Rush-Counterparts Tour w/ Primus-The Rosemont Horizon Chicago Illinois

    April 5th-Rush Counterparts Tour w/Primus-Kemper Arena Kansas City Missouri

    April 22nd-Pantera Far Beyond Driven Tour w/Crowbar-Memorial Hall Kansas City Kansas

    October 28th-Eric Clapton-Kemper Arena Kansas City Missouri

    1995

    February 7th-Pantera w/ Type O Negative-Omaha Civic Aud.

    May 3rd-Queensrÿche-Promised Land Tour w/ Type O Negative-Omaha Civic Aud.

    May 5th-Page & Plant w/ The Tragically Hip-Kemper Arena Kansas City Missouri

    1996

    March 23rd-Tesla-The Royal Grove Lincoln, Nebraska

    October ? Ozzy Osbourne w/ Danzig-Pershing Aud. Lincoln, Nebraska

    October 23rd-KissReunion Tour-Omaha Civic Aud.

    October 28th-Rush T4E Tour-United Center- Chicago, Illinois

    October 29th-Rush-T4E -The Target Center -Minneapolis, Minnesota

    1997

    May 24th-Rush T4E-The Starplex Amphitheatre-Dallas Texas
    (this is where The Trees from Different Stages Live was recorded)

    June 7th-Rush T4E-Sandstone Amphitheatre-Bonner Springs, Kansas

    July 8th-Queensrÿche-Hear in the Now Frontier Tour-Sandstone Amphitheatre-Bonner Springs, Kansas


    September 25th Great White Royal Grove Lincoln Nebraska

    November 21st-Sammy Hagar-Pershing Aud.Lincoln Nebraska

    1998

    August 25th-Deep Purple w/ Emerson Lake and Palmer and Dream Theater-Grand Casino Hotel-Hinckley Minnesota

    2000

    February 8th-Dream Theater-SFAM Tour w/ The Dixie Dregs-Fillmore Aud Denver, Colorado

    February 11th-Dream Theater-SFAM Tour w/ The Dixie Dregs-State Theatre-Minneapolis, Minnesota

    July 1st-Yes- The Masterworks Tour w/Kansas-Sandstone Amphitheatre-Bonner Springs, Kansas

    August 12th-Dream Theater-SFAM Tour-The Quest-Minneapolis Minnesota

    2001

    May 9th-Tesla Reunion Tour w/ Doubledrive-Sokol Hall-Omaha Nebraska

    2002

    March 15th-Dream Theater-6DOIT Tour-The Vic Theatre-Chicago Illinois
    March 16th-Dream Theater-6DOIT Tour-The Vic Theatre-Chicago Illinois

    August 1st-Rush Vapor Trails Tour-Sandstone Amphitheatre-Bonner Springs, Kansas

    August 2nd-Rush Vapor Trails Tour-UMB Bank Pavillion-St. Louis Missouri

    September 5th-Tool Lateralus Tour w/ Tomahawk-Omaha Civic Aud.

    November 1st-Rush Vapor Trails Tour-Hilton Coliseum-Ames Iowa

    2003

    July 19th-Queensrÿche/Dream Theater w/ Fates Warning-Aragon Ballroom Chicago, Illinois

    November 25th-Symphony X-The Odyssey Tour w/ Devin Townsend-The Ranchbowl-Omaha, Nebraska

    December 15th-Lacuna Coil-Comalies Tour-The Royal Grove-Lincoln, Nebraska


    2004

    March 15th-Dream Theater-The Uptown Theater-Kansas City, Missouri

    March 19th-Dream Theater-The Riviera Theater-Chicago, Illinois

    June 12th-Rush-R30 Tour-UMB Bank Pavillion-Maryland Heights Missouri

    June 13th-Rush-R30 Tour-Verizon Wireless Amphitheater-Bonner Springs, Kansas

    September 5th-Dream Theater w/Beatallica-Barrymore Theatre-Madison, Wisconsin

    2005

    April 28-Tesla-Music Hall-Omaha, Nebraska

    October 15th-Porcupine Tree-Deadwing Tour w/ Marjorie Faire-Fox Theater-Boulder Colorado

    2006

    March 17-Dream Theater-Octavarium Tour-State Theatre-Minneapolis, Minnesota

    2007

    [bMay 12th-Tool-10,000 Days Tour-Mid America Center-Council Bluffs, Iowa

    May 15th-Porcupine Tree-FOABP Tour w/3-Fox Theatre-Boulder Colorado

    June 29th-Roger Waters-Quest Center-Omaha, Nebraska

    August 9th-Rush-S/A Tour-Red Rocks Amphitheatre-Morrison, Colorado

    2008

    April 29th-Rush-S/A Tour-Journal Pavilion-Albuquerque, New Mexico

    June 7th-Rush-S/A Tour-Starlight Theatre-Kansas City, Missouri

    2009

    May 5th-Opeth-Watershed Tour-Sokol Hall-Omaha Nebraska

    September 22nd-Porcupine Tree-The Incident Tour-w/King's X-The Vic Theater-Chicago, Illinois

    Due to lapses in memory this list is not complete!