Dennis DeYoung and the music of Styx with Rock Symphony at the Broward Center in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Wicked at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
The Computer History Museum in San Jose, California
Owl City at the House of Blues in Orlando
U2 “360” Tour, with Florence and the Machine opening, at the Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL
Rondell Sheridan at the South Point in Las Vegas. This was during The Amazing Meeting (TAM 9 from Outer Space)
Museen der Stadt Regensburg- a historical museum in Regensburg, Bavaria. I wandered into this museum the day after I moved to Germany.
VNV Nation in Kempten, Germany! 5th time seeing VNV Nation, and first concert outside of the United States!
Fluch der Karibik (Pirates of the Caribbean), Disney Live in Concert (movie with orchestra) at Philharmonie im Gasteig in Munich, Germany
Glasperlenspiel at GLORIA Kulturtheater in Regensburg, Germany
Thomas Dolby at Zoom in Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Flamenco dancing in Barcelona
Wicked, at the Apollo Victoria Theatre in London
Ghost: The Musical, at Piccadilly Theatre in London
HHG Live at the Edinburgh Playhouse in Edinburgh, Scotland. Neil Gaiman was the voice of The Book.
Rock Meets Classic at Thon Dittmer Palais in Regensburg, Germany
Owl City at Die Werkstatt in Cologne, Germany
Starlight Express in Bochum, Germany. Starlight Express has been running continually in a custom-built theater in Bochum since 1988.
De/Vision in Erfurt, Germany
Project Pitchfork at Hirsch in Nuremberg, Germany
Mika at Theaterfabrik in Munich, Germany
And One’s “S.T.O.P. Fulltimeshow” tour, with Welle:Erdball and Melotron, at Alte Seilere in Mannheim, Germany
New Year’s Eve in Munich. Jamaram was one of the bands I saw that night.
Dinosaurier – Im Reich Der Giganten is a show with giant animatronic dinosaurs. Entirely auf Deutsch, in Olympiahalle München in Munich, Germany
Peter Cincotti at Jazz Club in Minden, Germany. This was one of the best concerts I’ve ever attended.
Depeche Mode at Olympiastadion München in Munich, Germany
Think of Traumfabrik as a sort of low-rent Cirque. Regensburg, Germany
Tegan and Sara at Capitol Offenbach in Offenbach am Main, Germany
Lindsey Stirling at Stadtpark Freilichtbühne in Hamburg, Germany
Leonard Cohen at the SAP Arena in Mannheim, Germany. This was Leonard’s final tour before he passed away. I’m still sad he’s gone.
Ford RallyCross at the X-Games Munich in Munich, Germany
The 199th season of the BBC Proms present the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Celebration at the Royal Albert Hall in London
The Rocky Horror Show, at Thurn und Taxis Schlossfestspiele in Regensburg, Germany. The show was performed entirely in German.
Star Wars Celebration Europe, in time for the 30th Anniversary of Jedi. This was held in Messe Essen, Germany.
The Doctor Who Experience, in Cardiff Bay, Wales
The Book of Mormon at Prince of Wales Theatre in Coventry, London
Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton, at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Danny Elfman was on hand and performed the Jack Skellington and Oogie Boogie vocals. Helena Bonham-Carter voiced Sally. The conductor voiced Santa.
West Side Story at Velodrome in Regensburg, Germany. The songs were in English, but the spoken parts were auf Deutsch.
Cyndi Lauper’s “She’s So Unusual 30th Anniversary” tour at the Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, FL.
Little Shop of Horrors, entirely in German. Stadthalle Erding in Erding, Germany
Ellie Goulding at Kesselhaus in Munich, Germany
Gary Numan’s “Splinter” tour at Das Bett in Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Baskery’s “Little Wild Live” tour at Milla in Munich, Germany
Art of the Brick is amazing, and tours to many cities. This one was in Brussels.
Peter Gabriel’s “Back to Front- SO Live” tour at Olympiahalle München in Munich, Germany
Hayseed Dixie at Crystal Club in Berlin, Germany
The Oslo Filharmonien at Oslo Konserthus in Oslo, Norway
A church organ concert in Budapest? Don’t mind if I do!
Eels at the Wiener Konzerthaus in Vienna, Austria
The Alan Parsons Live Project meets Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson at Olympiapark Süd in Munich, Germany
Drachenstich at Furth im Wald, Germany. This is a festival with a life sized robot dragon. It’s amazing.
Air Supply at the Mardi Gras Casino in Miami FL
The Book of Mormon at the Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami, FL
Lewis Black, “The Rant Is Due” tour at the Kravis Center, WPB FL