Browsing Category: Music

  • My Year of Concertsā„¢: Counting Crows

    #MyYearOfConcerts (post #2 today!) continued Wednesday night when I saw Counting Crows in Spokane! šŸ„° So I was pretty exhausted after the Billy Joel show and almost a week in New York City. We got home around dinnertime on Tuesday and the Counting Crows show was 24 hours later. TBH, I think Younger Matt would’ve …

    September 14, 2023
  • My Year of Concertsā„¢: Billy Joel

    #MyYearOfConcerts continued this past Sunday night when Cari and I caught Billy Joel live at Madison Square Garden, part of his residency there that started way back in 2014. Total bucket list show for both of us. Little-known fact: 52nd Street is the first album I ever bought with my own money. My parents had …

    September 14, 2023
  • My Year of Concertsā„¢: Billy Idol

    #MyYearOfConcerts continued this past Monday night (August 28) when I saw Billy Idol ā€¦ excuse me, “Billy F**king Idol” as he introduced himself šŸ˜„ ā€¦ in Spokane! Like several of this year’s shows, he’s another ’80s act that I never saw in the ’80s, for some reason. Came home from Dallas last week with a …

    August 30, 2023
  • My Year of Concertsā„¢: Foo Fighters

    One day after seeing Bryan Adams in Seattle, #MyYearOfConcerts continued Friday night with my first Foo Fighters show — this one was across the state at the Spokane Arena! šŸ¤˜ JFC they rocked!! About 90 minutes in, my neck and back started to hurt — not from dancing/rocking at my seat, but from the constant …

    August 6, 2023
  • My Year of Concertsā„¢: Bryan Adams

    (Saw two shows in two nights in two cities, so gonna do this as two separate posts even though it was one long weekend trip!) #MyYearOfConcerts continued Thursday night when I saw Bryan Adams in Seattle with Joan Jett opening the show! Back in 1985, I took my best girl to see Bryan Adams at …

    August 6, 2023
  • My Year of Concertsā„¢: Toad the Wet Sprocket

    The whole purpose of #MyYearOfConcerts is to focus on what really matters in life and not take the good things for granted. Which made last night perfect, because Cari and I went to see Toad the Wet Sprocket in Spokane — a band that was super popular during the early years of our marriage and …

    July 12, 2023