Richard's Gigs List

 

 

  • 47 concerts & umpteen pub gigs omitted, done.
  • Support acts, not done, too difficult.
  • Ranked, you bet.

Ranking criteria, = OVERALL EXPERIENCE resulting from factors such as, desire to see the artist, setlist, intensity, atmosphere, circumstance, authenticity, fun, personal involvement, audience, etc, etc.

Top Gigs:

  1. Black Sabbath - 7 Jan 1973, Ngaruawahia.
  2. Bruce Springsteen - 21 Feb 2017, AMI Stadium, Christchurch.
  3. Bruce Springsteen - 28 Mar 2003, Western Springs, Auckland.
  4. Lynyrd Skynyrd - 5 Nov 1975, Hammersmith Odeon, London.
  5. David Bowie  - 29 Nov 1978, QE2 Park, Christchurch.
  6. Bruce Springsteen - 2 Mar 2014, Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland.
  7. Bruce Springsteen - 25 Feb 2017, Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland.
  8. Bruce Springsteen - 1 Mar 2014, Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland.
  9. Mahavishnu Orchestra - 21 Nov 1974, Town Hall, Christchurch.
  10. Black Sabbath - 22 Oct 1975, Hammersmith Odeon, London.
  11. Rory Gallagher - 18 Jun 1980, Concert Hall, Perth.
  12. U2 - 24 Sept 1984, Entertainment Centre, Perth.
  13. Pink Floyd - 24 Feb 1988, East Fremantle Oval, Fremantle.
  14. The Cure - 28 Aug 1992, Entertainment Centre, Perth.
  15. Bruce Springsteen - 25 May 2016, Etihad Stadium, Manchester.
  16. U2 - 22 Sep 1989, Entertainment Centre, Perth.
  17. John Mellencamp - 10 May 1988, Entertainment Centre Perth.
  18. Jeff Beck, Santana, & Various - 5 Jun 1976, Alameda County Coliseum, Oakland.
  19. Blackberry Smoke - 19 Oct 2014, Empire, Shepherds Bush, London.
  20. Black Sabbath - 28 Apr 2016, Vector Arena, Auckland.

Most disappointing gig.

  • Joe Cocker - ?? ?? 1977, Wellington.

Loudest gig.

  • The Kevin Borich Express - ?? Feb 1982, An unknown pub, Dunedin.