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Ticket Stub: Moments of Love — Celebrating Valentine’s Day

With Cupid watching closely, Matt Wardlaw spent some time dissecting the Valentine's Day playlist for lovers from Wolfgang's Vault. Inside,...

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Ticket Stub: Bonnie Raitt in Massachusetts, August ’73

She’s become sort of a rock artist emeritus for the chablis-sipping set, but once upon a time, Bonnie Raitt’s music was raw and...

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Ticket Stub: Ry Cooder in Sausalito, July ’74

I love Ry Cooder’s music in almost all of its many guises, as you may already know, so I was thrilled to find this terrific in-studio...

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Ticket Stub: Sonny Rollins in New York, May ’76

It’s the first Hump Day of the new year, and we’re guessing that means you’re feeling a mite sluggish and worn down, so...

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Ticket Stub: Alabama in Alabama, February ’82

I’m not gonna lie, I was shocked to find out that Alabama actually played concerts outside of Alabama….that is, at least one...

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Ticket Stub: The Neville Brothers in San Francisco, February ’89

In our last Ticket Stub, I pointed you at a killer Dr. John concert from 1978. Two weeks later, I’m still stuck in New Orleans...

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Ticket Stub: Dr. John in New York, November 1978

Malcolm John “Mac” Rebennack has gone by many names over the course of his long career — Dr. John, the Night Tripper,...

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Ticket Stub: Billy Squier in Santa Monica, November ’81

I am still living with your ghost … *interrupted thought* Oh, hi there. You’ll have to excuse me, because when I hear any...

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Ticket Stub: Bachman-Turner Overdrive in Chicago, March ’74

They say that all work and no play makes Jack Matt a very dull boy indeed.  I can confirm that recently, this has definitely been the...

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Ticket Stub: Dio in Philadelphia, August ’84

For this week's Ticket Stub, Matt Wardlaw looks back on a face-melting Dio gig from the summer of 1984....

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Ticket Stub: .38 Special in Long Island, January ’85

Featuring a bunch of facial hair, a stack of hits, and at least one unnecessary drummer, .38 Special rocked Long Island in January of 1985....

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Ticket Stub: Rush in Montreal, September ’84

That sound you heard last week was the sound of an orgasm, shared in unison worldwide by the dedicated legion of Rush fans.  Make no...

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Ticket Stub: Emerson, Lake & Palmer in Wheeling, November ’77

For those of you that read my Ticket Stub piece last week regarding Michael Bolton, I should tell you that good portions of that were...

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Ticket Stub: Michael Bolton in Dallas, May ’83

There are some oddities in the Concert Vault.  Oddities like a 1983 Michael Bolton gig from Dallas, TX, when Bolton was hanging on the...

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Ticket Stub: Genesis in Los Angeles, January ’75

A week ago this past Monday, prog kids around the world got their wish when Genesis was finally inducted into The Rock & Roll Hall of...

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Ticket Stub: Dave Brubeck at the Newport Jazz Festival, June ’60

I’ll freely admit that the first time that I saw Dave Brubeck, I really had no idea what a treat I was in for.  Out of all of the...

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Ticket Stub: Sammy Hagar in San Francisco, May ’79

Walking through the mobile home that functioned as the broadcast headquarters for the West Texas radio station KWES-FM, we made a stop in...

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Ticket Stub: Steve Miller Band in New York City, May ’76

What’s in a name? When Norton Buffalo is the name in question, the answer is, quite a lot. While the name might not be immediately...

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Ticket Stub: Chilliwack in Bermuda, March ’83

Alright, let me get something off my chest right away:  I’m lying when I tell you that this show took place in Bermuda. The truth...

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Ticket Stub: Foreigner in Atlanta, November ’79

Some times you have to give in to nostalgia, which is why I found myself at a St. Louis area casino a few weeks ago to see Foreigner. A...

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Ticket Stub: Michael McDonald in Los Angeles, December ’85

This week's Ticket Stub finds Michael McDonald and James Ingram on the run from Kenny Loggins and Jeff "Skunk" Baxter. Plus, we wish McD a...

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Ticket Stub: The Beach Boys in Uniondale, May ’79

The Beach Boys were old(er) and struggling to remain relevant in the late '70s. Luckily (or not) for them, the tape was rolling to capture...

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Ticket Stub: Elton John in Cleveland, November ’70

As music fans, I think we all remember the first time that we came across certain albums. On one particular day at the local Goodwill...

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Ticket Stub: Please Take Your Seats, The Program Is About to Begin

In the beginning of a new Popdose series, Matt Wardlaw pays a visit to Wolfgang's Vault and gets more than he bargained for....