Category Archives: Mountain Winery

August Adventures – 365 Pictures update

We have 5 days left in August!  This year is going by rather quickly.  Here are a few more of the 365 pictures I’ve been taking: This is the “official” picture I’m using for the 365 book but I did … Continue reading

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August Adventures – Pat Benatar and Toto

This was our last concert for the season at the Mountain Winery in Saratoga, California. The venue is so pretty, up on top of the mountain.   We were sitting close enough that Bill was able to sneak up to … Continue reading

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August Adventures – The Fab Four

We had two adventures this weekend!  Friday night we went to The Mountain Winery and saw the Fab Four, a Beatles Tribute band.  They were pretty darn good.  They were very accommodating and allowed pictures so I was able to … Continue reading

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July in Janetville – Tips for Taking Concert Photos

I am by NO means an expert in photography but after taking several thousand concert pictures over the last few years, I have come up with some of my personal ideas on the subject.  I should also say that these … Continue reading

Posted in AT&T Park, Backstreet Boys, Canon camera, Cher, concert photo tips, Heart, Journey, July in Janetville, Mountain Winery, Rod Steward, Scorpions, scrapbooking, Stevie Nicks, The Who | 4 Comments

April 2017 – #Atozchallenge – Unquestionably U

U is for “URGENT” by Foreigner! I think that Foreigner is definitely one of my top 5 bands, maybe number 1.  We certainly have seen them quite a few times at several different venues, including our very first concert together, … Continue reading

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April 2017 – #Atozchallenge – Kindly follow me to K

K is for Kihncert.  When Greg Kihn was working at a local radio station, he would put on a concert called Kihncert at Shoreline Amphitheater.  In 2009 the line-up was Greg Kihn Band, .38 Special, REO Speedwagon and Styx. Greg … Continue reading

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April 2017 – #Atozchallenge – Heaven’s it’s H

H is for Huey Lewis and the News. Huey Lewis is responsible for my concert addiction.  He doesn’t know that of course, but back in 2006 I won tickets to one of his concerts through a radio station.  I wrote … Continue reading

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