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Concert DVD recommendations?

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by adouglas, Aug 15, 2005.

  1. adouglas


    Jun 23, 2003
    Bridgeport, CT
    I was just in Borders Books killing my lunch hour and browsing in the video section. There's an increasing number of DVDs of concerts out there.

    I already have a few good ones: The excellent Peter Gabriel Secret World tour, the slightly less excellent but still good Peter Gabriel Growing Up tour, the superb Bela Fleck Live at the Quick, and a very rough Dixie Dregs disc.

    Anybody have any recommendations for good concert DVDs? I'm NOT looking for instructional DVDs.

  2. Steve Vai - Live at Austoria (sp?)
    G3 - 2003 tour with Malmsteen I believe
  3. Don W

    Don W

    Jan 30, 2004
    East Bay, CA.
    I'm not sure what kind of music your looking for, but here's a few of my favorites:

    Primus - Hallucino-Genics
    Opeth - Lamentations
    Dream Theater - Metropolis 2000: Scenes From New York
    Rush - Rush in Rio
  4. David Bowie - Reality Tour
    Roger Waters - In The Flesh
    U2 - Live In Boston
    Jethro Tull - Living With The Past

    Just to name a few ...
  5. alapantera


    Mar 22, 2004
    Dave Matthews Band - The Central Park Concert
    Genesis - Live at Wembley Stadium
    King Crimson - Eyes Wide Open
    Los Lonely Boys - Texan Style: Live From Austin
    Transatlantic - Live in Europe
  6. Check out Herbie Hancock "Future 2 Future Live". Matt Garrison is on bass and tears it up!!! Lucky for me, my local library had it so I checked it out there.

    Also, check out (dont shoot me) "Yanni - Live at the Acropolis".. Ric Fierabracci is another monster.
  7. It's G3 Live In Denver. I have it, great DVD, but the one with Vai, Sat, Johnson is better IMO.

    Another great show, they are freakin awesome live.

    And I'll second this one. Another great show. Wish Les was more into the crowd, but was still good.

    I'll also throw Lamb Of God - Killadelphia into the pile here, a great DVD. Also if you need some laughter in your life, Tenacious D - The Complete Masterworks is a masterpiece.
  8. Muzique Fann

    Muzique Fann Howzit brah

    Dec 8, 2003
    Kauai, HI
    Phish "IT".
  9. Just buy it, it's well worth the money.
  10. sargebaker

    sargebaker Commercial User

    May 2, 2004
    Montreal QC CA
    owner/builder, ISLAND Instrument Mfg.
    Grateful Dead - Closing of Winterland
  11. invisiman


    Feb 22, 2004
    Dream Theater- Live At Budokan
  12. Piedro


    Jan 23, 2001
    Montréal, Qc, Canada
    Endorsing Aguilar Amp product.
    My favorite.. for the documentary and the concert

    Sting - All this time

    and i love "Sacred love" too

    and i'll say
    +1 for Prince - Rave on2 the year 2000
    and for Ben Harper, pleasure and Pain... but i don't the're good as Sting..
  13. Eric Clapton - Crossroads Guitar Festival
    Lee Ritenour - Overtime
    Eagles - Farewell Tour 1
    Eric Clapton - Live in Hyde Park
    Eric Clapton - 24 Nights
    Allman Brothers - Live at The Beacon
  14. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    Yet another DVD thread!

    Don't know about youse guys-
    I'm picking up the Dick Cavett Rock Icons set that's being released today.
    Not a "concert DVD", nevertheless I'm eager to see some of the bands/performers that were on the cusp in Rock/Funk's early daze.

    If anyone is looking for a "concert DVD" that knock yer socks off-
    Two concerts are included, one from '96 in NYC, the other from Paris '04...exact same personnel on both.

    I see I need to pick up the Tull & Prince 2000 DVDs.
  15. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    Bring On The Night is also good(& cheap) for the same reasons(Docu-concert?).
  16. Muzique Fann

    Muzique Fann Howzit brah

    Dec 8, 2003
    Kauai, HI
    The Doors Live in Europe '68.
  17. elros


    Apr 24, 2004
    Proprietor, Helland Musikk Teknologi
    Spock's Beard - Don't try this at home

    My take in it: Good production, Nice shots, Mediocre picture quality, Excellent performance!
  18. BassGod


    Jan 21, 2004
    Metallica - Live S**t (Binge & Purge)

    The Seattle concert is amazing, very expensive though, as the box set comes with three CDs, two DVDs, and some extras.

  19. gfab333


    Mar 22, 2000
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    I've been collecting live concert DVDs for a few years now and have amassed quite a collection. Your profile does not really give a clue as to your musical tastes so I'll just post of a list of a variety of DVDs where the bassplayer makes a significant contribution to the groove, or solos well.

    Marcus Miller
    Funky Meters Live (George Porter Jr)
    Prince Live at the Aladdin Las Vegas (Rhonda Smith)
    Lee Ritnour - Overtime (Anthony Jackson)
    Most Earth Wind & Fire DVDs (Verdine White)
    Doobie Brothers Rockin' Down the Highway (Skylark)
    Herbie Hancock Future2Future
    Average White Band
    Robben Ford & the Blue Line

    :D :eyebrow: :D
  20. Kazumi Watanabe "MoBop" with Richard Bona on bass.