For most of us, concerts are the thread that connect us to the artists that we love to hear. If we're lucky enough to see those artists, it makes for great memories.

I've been going to concerts since the early 70's. In fact, I think the first concert I went to was back in Albuquerque, New Mexico. I was either in 7th or 8th grade and we had a concert at my school, Jackson Jr. High. I can't remember if it was during school, or later in the evening. Heck, I'm a little fuzzy on who band was but, if I remember correctly, it was Blood, Sweat, and Tears. Like I said the memory is fuzzy.

In later years two of the best concerts I've seen were at Guitars & Cadillacs in Westport in Kansas City. Garth Brooks played while I worked there. The other concert which I would actually say was better than Garth was Chris LeDoux. I saw him at least 3 or 4 times. What an artist and performer. Such high energy! (I don't think Garth will be disappointed with me picking Ch

I know I've seen other great acts through the years but those two shows were my favorites. What about you?

rrvachov