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#403333 - 04/19/14 01:29 PM Best concert dvd's
JBG Offline
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Registered: 06/14/02
Posts: 405
What are you picks, looking to add some new ones

some of my picks are...

Eagles,Hell freezes over
Bee Gees
Diana Krall, Live in paris
phil Collins
chicago

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#403473 - 04/22/14 06:36 PM Re: Best concert dvd's [Re: JBG]
SBrown Offline
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Registered: 11/16/10
Posts: 812
Loc: Victoria,BC
Here are some of my favorites:

Led Zeppelin- Celebration Day
Supertramp- Live in Paris'79
Roger Hodgson- Take the Long Way Home
Bachman & Turner- LiVe At The Roseland Ballroom,NYC
Jethro Tull- Live at Montreux
Eagles- Farewell 1 Tour(Melbourne)
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#403483 - 04/22/14 10:15 PM Re: Best concert dvd's [Re: JBG]
Strider53 Offline
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Registered: 04/11/12
Posts: 68
Loc: Hockeytowne, Detroit
Couple of my favorites
Peter Gabriel - Secret World Live
The Corrs - Live in London
/Jeff
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#403488 - 04/23/14 09:24 AM Re: Best concert dvd's [Re: Strider53]
Jc Offline
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Registered: 06/27/06
Posts: 500
Loc: Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
Hi,

David Foster & Friends - Hit Man
Lionel Ritchie - Live in Paris
Roy Oberson - Black & White Nights
Andrea Bochelli - Live in Tuscany
Chris Botti - Live in Boston
Céline Dion - A New Day
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#403490 - 04/23/14 12:23 PM Re: Best concert dvd's [Re: JBG]
tomtuttle Offline
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Registered: 06/20/03
Posts: 8268
Loc: Tacoma
Here is an old thread with many suggestions that I'm sure are still valid.

http://www.axiomaudio.com/boards/ubbthreads.php/topics/205748/1
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#403492 - 04/23/14 12:51 PM Re: Best concert dvd's [Re: JBG]
exlabdriver Offline
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Registered: 09/07/11
Posts: 983
If you like my kind of music, these are all quite good. Noteworthy is the care & quality put into Eric Clapton's recordings - great sound:

* Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood - 'Live from Madison Square Garden;

* Eric Clapton - Crossroads Guitar Festival, 2004 Dallas; 2007, Chicago; 2010, Chicago; 2013. New York (all 2 disc sets);

* Eric Clapton - Live on Tour 2001 'One More Car, One More Rider' in LA;

* Eric Clapton - Live in Hyde Park (some of my favourite blues tunes here);

* Santana - Sacred Fire Live in Mexico City (great older stuff);

* Santana - Live at Montreaux 2011;

* ZZ Top - Live From Texas 2008; and

* Wynton Marsalis & Eric Clapton - Play the Blues, Live from Jazz at Lincoln Center 2011...

TAM

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#403494 - 04/23/14 01:43 PM Re: Best concert dvd's [Re: JBG]
CatBrat Offline
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Registered: 08/05/09
Posts: 5798
Loc: Some random location
My all time favorite still remains:

Dave Matthews & Tim Rynolds: Live at Radio City

Some other favs:

Celtic Woman: Songs from the Heart
Concert For George
Diana Krall: Live in Rio
Elton 60: Live at Madison Square Garden
Jethro Tull: Live at Montreux
Kings of Leon: Live at the O2 London, England.
Madonna: Sticky and Sweet Tour
Moody Blues, The: Lovely To See You
Pink: Funhouse Tour - Live in Australia
Police, The: Certifiable
Roy Orbison: Black & White Night
Taylor Swift: Speak Now World Tour Live

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#403496 - 04/23/14 03:29 PM Re: Best concert dvd's [Re: JBG]
Socketman Offline
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Registered: 07/12/09
Posts: 1162
Loc: Whitehorse YT
Metallica - Into the Never
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#403502 - 04/23/14 08:21 PM Re: Best concert dvd's [Re: JBG]
1sweetspot Offline
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Registered: 04/19/10
Posts: 172
Loc: Edmonton, Alberta
U2 Go Home - Live From Slane Castle
U2 360 - Live at the Rose Bowl

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#403522 - 04/24/14 08:30 AM Re: Best concert dvd's [Re: JBG]
Murph Offline
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Registered: 10/05/06
Posts: 6735
Loc: PEI, Canada
My go-to concerts to show off the system depending on the audience.

Already mentioned but deserve extra votes

- Dave Matthews & Tim Rynolds: Live at Radio City
Jaws drop every time as there are just the two perfectly recorded guitars to concentrate on.

- Eagles, Hell Freezes Over
- Crossroads Guitar Festival, 2004 Dallas
- Diana Krall - Live in Paris

A couple of others.

- Nine Inch Nails - Beside You in Time
In the extras, the "only" video has an awesome surround sound mix that sounds incredible and there is a ticking beat that does a slow, almost perfect 360 around the room. A great way to tell if your speakers are truly calibrated.

AIX Records - HD Demo Compilation
I forget the exact name but it's equally as impressive as the Dave Matthews & Tim Rynolds BR except you have almost every genre of music at your disposal to try. Really impressive sound staging. Sometimes the artists are just, well.., everywhere in your room.

Metallica, Français Pour une Nuit
Great sound for an outdoor concert once you get a couple of songs in. I don't rank it as highly as the others above but it's rare to get a great sounding metal concert. Also, the Arena of Nimes (the surviving Roman Colosseum in France) makes for a very cool venue. I was lucky to nab a used copy of this before they started selling for !100, $200 plus.)
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#403537 - 04/24/14 05:40 PM Re: Best concert dvd's [Re: JBG]
JBG Offline
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Registered: 06/14/02
Posts: 405
Weird but never the less .. the dvd Celine Dion A new day (for the wife) the video and sound was very good... and safe to say full immersion and also great way to tell if your speakers are truly calibrated.

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#403555 - 04/25/14 03:49 AM Re: Best concert dvd's [Re: JBG]
Lampshade Offline
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Registered: 11/08/05
Posts: 1161
Loc: Holbrook, MA
JBG, I enjoy the extra where they show the show behind the scenes from beginning to end. Sound quality is top notch on that Blu Ray.
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#403566 - 04/25/14 07:47 AM Re: Best concert dvd's [Re: JBG]
Murph Offline
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Registered: 10/05/06
Posts: 6735
Loc: PEI, Canada
Originally Posted By: JBG
Weird but never the less .. the dvd Celine Dion A new day (for the wife) the video and sound was very good... and safe to say full immersion and also great way to tell if your speakers are truly calibrated.


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#403573 - 04/25/14 10:40 AM Re: Best concert dvd's [Re: JBG]
MarkSJohnson Offline
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Registered: 09/27/04
Posts: 10832
Loc: Central NH
Oh. I've heard of Boxing Day and never knew what it was till now!
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#403575 - 04/25/14 11:20 AM Re: Best concert dvd's [Re: Murph]
BobKay Offline
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Registered: 03/23/10
Posts: 3115
Loc: Massachusetts Badlands
Originally Posted By: Murph
Originally Posted By: JBG
Weird but never the less .. the dvd Celine Dion A new day (for the wife) the video and sound was very good... and safe to say full immersion and also great way to tell if your speakers are truly calibrated.


If you speak her name, you have to keep her. We are boxing her up for you now.


For everyone's sake, please, like Helena?

And please DO forget to punch air holes in it this time.
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#403654 - 04/29/14 09:36 PM Re: Best concert dvd's [Re: JBG]
real80sman Offline
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Registered: 05/16/02
Posts: 1121
Loc: Ontario, Canada
I still stand by my selections from 6 years ago:

Fleetwood Mac - The Dance
Eagles - Hell Freezes Over & Farewell
Nirvana - Unplugged

And even though it is not a concert, I will beat a dead horse again with the movie The Commitments. (Are you sick of me mentioning this over and over?) LOL

Honourable Mention: AC/DC - Live at Donington. Audio is not quite up to snuff with the rest of this group, but it is a fun concert, regardless.
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#403667 - 04/30/14 10:10 AM Re: Best concert dvd's [Re: JBG]
Serenity_Now Offline
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Registered: 03/28/14
Posts: 145
Loc: PEI, Canada
Queen live in montreal is pretty good.
Eddie Vedder water on the road is great too.
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#404282 - 05/16/14 10:03 AM Re: Best concert dvd's [Re: JBG]
Cork Offline
old hand

Registered: 03/19/10
Posts: 76
Loc: Pennsylvania, US
My favorites are:

Little Feat - Waiting for Columbus
Allman Brothers - At Fillmore East

And I can't believe we're at post 102 and no one has mentioned them. You guys must not like good music!

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#405170 - 06/07/14 05:26 AM Re: Best concert dvd's [Re: JBG]
MichaelTrottar Offline
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Registered: 12/10/13
Posts: 84
I appreciate the extra where they display the display under the surface from starting to end. Audio quality is high quality on that Blu Ray.
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