Monthly Archives: April 2020

A to Z Challenge – 2020 – Zoo

We come to our final letter of the alphabet today!  “Z” is for “Zoo” sung by the Scorpions.  We saw the Scorps for the first time in 1982 at Day on the Green.  When we started going to concerts more … Continue reading

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A to Z Challenge – 2020 – Your Smiling Face

James Taylor is the artist I am using for the letter “Y” as in “Your Smiling Face.”  We were able to see Mr. Taylor along with Bonnie Raitt at AT&T Park, home of our San Francisco Giants.  Gosh I miss … Continue reading

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A to Z Challenge – 2020 – We Belong

I am surprised by some of the things I am realizing about our concert experiences by scrapbooking them for this A to Z.  For instance, we have seen Pat Benatar and her husband, Neil Giraldo, a total of six times!  … Continue reading

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A to Z Challenge – 2020 – VIP

While we are in the Loyalty Club at the Mountain Winery and can get advanced tickets which leads to closer seats, we’ve never actually paid extra to get VIP seating until Lindsey Buckingham came to the Palace of Fine Arts … Continue reading

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A to Z Challenge – 2020 – Up Where We Belong

Very short post today because I only have one set of pictures that were taken a long time ago.  “U” is for “Up Where We Belong” sung by Joe Cocker.  Joe was the opening act for Tom Petty the first … Continue reading

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A to Z Challenge – 2020 – Toto

Toto was the first band we saw at the Mountain Winery!  We went to see them and Three Dog Night, who were actually the headliners, in June 2007.  My best friend, Margie, and her husband met us there and we … Continue reading

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A to Z Challenge – 2020 – Santana

San Francisco Fest in September 2016 was supposed to be like the old Day on the Green concerts they used to do in Oakland back when Bill Graham was alive.  It was almost an all day affair, starting at three … Continue reading

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A to Z Challenge – 2020 – Richie

Lionel Richie has been one of my favorites for a long time.  As he says in his act, he’s got a song for just about every emotion you can have.  I’ve listened to him when I was happy and when … Continue reading

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A to Z Challenge – 2020 – Queen

We are 3/4 of the way through the A to Z Challenge.  I’m hanging on by a thread…or in my case a glue stick.  “Q” is for Queen and I’m sorry I didn’t get to see them when Freddie Mercury … Continue reading

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A to Z Challenge – 2020 – Petty

“P” is for Petty, Tom Petty.  I am not sure why but of all of the musicians we have lost in the last few years, his death really hit me.  I cried, which is something I hardly ever do.  I … Continue reading

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