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    Friday OT: Best Show You've Ever Seen at an ISU-related Venue

    What is the best/several best show (not related to sports) that you’ve seen at an Iowa State-affiliated venue? Jack Trice, Stephens and Fisher, M-Shop, VEISHEA, whatever!

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    M-Shop – Tristan Prettyman was very good several years ago, as was Shannon Curfman.
    Hilton – Weezer
    Stephens – There have been several. Ryan Adams was good, but I really liked Madama Butterfly (an opera) and a version of Pride & Prejudice that was there this winter that was done as if it were an old-style radio show. The best thing I ever saw at Stephens, though, was when David Cross came for Homecoming about 11 years ago.


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    Re: Friday OT: Best Show You've Ever Seen at an ISU-related Venue

    OAR at Stephens.


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    Re: Friday OT: Best Show You've Ever Seen at an ISU-related Venue

    KISS at Hilton. U2 at Jack Trice.


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    Re: Friday OT: Best Show You've Ever Seen at an ISU-related Venue

    Easy one, since that only describes one: Rolling Stones in Jack Trice



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    Re: Friday OT: Best Show You've Ever Seen at an ISU-related Venue

    Dierks Bentley, Miranda Lambert and Lee Brice last February.



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    Re: Friday OT: Best Show You've Ever Seen at an ISU-related Venue

    Ever since I've been old enough to go to a show, they pretty much stopped doing them at Jack Trice. :(


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    Re: Friday OT: Best Show You've Ever Seen at an ISU-related Venue

    Rolling Stones, center stage on the field a few rows back.



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    Re: Friday OT: Best Show You've Ever Seen at an ISU-related Venue

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneG View Post
    OAR at Stephens.
    I actually fell asleep at that one. Circa 2004-5?

    Prince was the most impressive concert I've seen at Hilton.
    Mick Foley had a great lecture/story telling event at Stephens.



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    Re: Friday OT: Best Show You've Ever Seen at an ISU-related Venue

    Dierks Bentley. Spring 2007 I believe. Great show, and hes a solid entertainer.



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    Re: Friday OT: Best Show You've Ever Seen at an ISU-related Venue

    George Strait in 2007. These no-names Dierks Bentley and Miranda Lambert opened for The King that night.



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    Re: Friday OT: Best Show You've Ever Seen at an ISU-related Venue

    1995 Van Halen (w/ Sammy) at Hilton, or

    1998 Metallica at Hilton



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    Re: Friday OT: Best Show You've Ever Seen at an ISU-related Venue

    CAKE at the M-Shop and the lead singer grabbed my girlfriends butt too. It was AWESOME! Circa 1997 I think.


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    Re: Friday OT: Best Show You've Ever Seen at an ISU-related Venue

    Hilton: Page & Plant
    JTS: McCartney

    I have since become a huge Pink Floyd fan and wish I could have seen them at JTS. I'm guessing that would have been my favorite.



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    Re: Friday OT: Best Show You've Ever Seen at an ISU-related Venue

    I'm not a huge concert guy, but Saliva at*VEISHEA was a pretty damn good time.

    Really all of the free VEISHEA concerts were fun. (Yep, even Mike Jones. Obviously terrible performance but the atmosphere was still incredible.)



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    Re: Friday OT: Best Show You've Ever Seen at an ISU-related Venue

    Pink Floyd 1994, Cyclone Stadium


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