Aaron Giles

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Concerts I have attended

I typically make it to 1–2 (rock) concerts each year, and occasionally want to remember what I’ve seen, so here’s a hopefully complete list for my own reference.


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When Where Whom What
22 Apr 2023 Neptune Theater
Seattle, WA
They Might Be Giants (4) 2020 Flood Anniversary Tour
COVID times. Had tickets to see Tool, Rage Against the Machine, 3TEETH, and They Might Be Giants in 2020, but all were rescheduled and eventually cancelled except for TMBG, which finally happened in 2023.
25 Sep 2019 Neumos
Seattle, WA
Nitzer Ebb (2)
2019 US tour
11 Sep 2019 El Corazon
Seattle, WA
Severed Heads
Pop Will Eat Itself*
Suffering For Kisses
Adrian H And The Wounds
*PWEI was a no-show due to visa issues
18 May 2019 The Crocodile
Seattle, WA
The Faint (2)
Choir Boy
Egowerk Tour
23 Aug 2018 Tulalip Amphitheatre
Tulalip, WA
Styx 2018 World Tour
17 Aug 2018 WaMu Theater
Seattle, WA
In This Moment
New Year’s Day
Halestorm: Vicious tour
ITM: Ritual tour
29 May 2018 Moore Theatre
Seattle, WA
“Weird” Al Yankovic
Emo Philips
The Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour
22 Apr 2018 Showbox at the Market
Seattle, WA
Front 242 (2)
Dead When I Found Her
Mechanismus DJs
2018 U.S. Tour
21 Jul 2016 Key Arena
Seattle, WA
Sting (3)
Peter Gabriel (2)
Rock Paper Scissors tour
19 Jul 2015 Key Arena
Seattle, WA
Rush (3) R40 Live tour
27 Mar 2014 Tractor
Seattle, WA
That 1 Guy Poseidon’s Deep Water Adventure Friends tour
2 Oct 2013 Paramount Theater
Seattle, WA
Pet Shop Boys (3) Electric tour
5 Feb 2013 Benaroya Hall
Seattle, WA
Suzanne Vega (2) Tales from the Queen of Pentacles tour
22 Feb 2011 HP Pavilion
San Jose, CA
The Prodigy
Linkin Park
Prodigy: Invaders Must Die tour
Linkin: A Thousand Suns tour
20 Feb 2011 Bimbo’s 365 Club
San Francisco, CA
Richard Cheese  
10 Nov 2009 Showbox SoDo
Seattle, WA
They Might Be Giants (3) Flood 20th anniversary tour
4 Nov 2009 Showbox at the Market
Seattle, WA
Skinny Puppy (2)
Vverevvolf Grehv
Mythmaker tour
5 Jul 2009 Marymoor Park
Redmond, WA
Duran Duran
Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head (2)
Red Carpet Massacre tour
21 Apr 2009 The Triple Door
Seattle, WA
Vienna Teng (featuring Ward Williams on cello)
11 Nov 2008 Showbox at the Market
Seattle, WA
The Faint
Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head
Fasciination tour
25 May 2008 El Corazon
Seattle, WA
Schoolyard Heroes
Creature Feature
Abominations tour
11 May 2008 Paramount Theater
Seattle, WA
Cake (2) Pressure Chief tour
26 Apr 2008 The Triple Door
Seattle, WA
Jonathan Coulton
Paul and Storm
20 Jul 2007 White River Amphitheatre
Auburn, WA
Rush (2) Snakes & Arrows tour
5 Nov 2006 Paramount Theater
Seattle, WA
Pet Shop Boys (2) Fundamental tour
5 Oct 2005 Key Arena
Seattle, WA
System of a Down
The Mars Volta
Mesmerize/Hypnotize tour
23 Sep 2005 Key Arena
Seattle, WA
Nine Inch Nails
Queens of the Stone Age
With Teeth tour
28? Dec 2004 Dock Street Theater
Charleston, SC
Jump, Little Children (2) 10th anniversary tour
14 Dec 2002 Oakland Arena
Oakland, CA
Peter Gabriel Us tour
8 Jun 2002 The Warfield
San Francisco, CA
Pet Shop Boys Release tour
11 Nov 2001 Paramount Theater
Oakland, CA
Tori Amos (2) Strange Little Girls tour
4 Aug 2001 Shoreline Amphitheatre
Mountain View, CA
Depeche Mode (2)
Poe (2)
DM: Exciter tour
Poe: Haunted tour
19 Sep 1999 Concord Pavilion
Concord, CA
Tori Amos
Alanis Morrisette
Tori: 5½ weeks tour
Alanis: Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie tour
21 Sep 1998 Fillmore Auditorium
San Francisco, CA
Jump, Little Children
Hootie and the Blowfish
Magazine tour
15 Dec 1996 Cow Palace
San Francisco, CA
Chemical Brothers
Fiona Apple
Mazzy Star
Live 105 Green Christmas Ball 1996
9 Mar 1994 Madison Square Garden
New York, NY
Rush Counterparts tour
23 Sep 1993 Madison Square Garden
New York, NY
Depeche Mode
The The
Songs of Faith and Devotion tour
4 Feb 1993 Vic Theater
Chicago, IL
Suzanne Vega
Kitchens of Distinction
99.9F° tour
10 Nov 1992 Cabaret Metro
Chicago, IL
They Might Be Giants (2) Apollo 18 tour
22 May 1992 Vic Theater
Chicago, IL
Skinny Puppy Last Rights tour
16 Feb 1992 Vic Theater
Chicago, IL
Nitzer Ebb Ebbhead tour
13 Apr 1991 Riviera Theatre
Chicago, IL
Front 242 Tyranny for You tour
12 Feb 1991 Arie Crown Theater
Chicago, IL
Sting (2) The Soul Cages tour
28 Apr 1990 Cabaret Metro
Chicago, IL
They Might Be Giants Flood tour
19 Feb 1988 Masonic Temple Theater
Detroit, MI
Sting ...Nothing Like the Sun tour
25 Nov 1987 Sports Arena
Toledo, OH
Dokken: Back for the Attack tour
Aerosmith: Permanent Vacation tour
9 May 1986 Joe Louis Arena
Detroit, MI
Van Halen
Bachman-Turner Overdrive
5150 tour
28 Mar 1985 Centennial Hall
Toledo, OH
Hall & Oates (2)
’Til Tuesday
Big Bam Boom tour
6 Mar 1983 Centennial Hall
Toledo, OH
Hall & Oates
Steel Breeze
H2O tour

Short List of Bands I Still Hope to See


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