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JamSession v2.0
11-12-2006, 10:13 PM
I don't want this to be a thread where we spill our best concert experiences, but somehow I have a feeling that it may become that.

So the question I ask is: What is the moment that gave you the most chills at a DMB concert?

Mine: This year @ Blossom when the first notes of JTR opened... "without the left, there is no right."

bsan83
11-12-2006, 10:27 PM
For recent ones, I'd say when they broke into the main riff of Shotgun at C'Ville this year. The way the rest of the band busts into it with Dave is just outstanding.

alexbunke
11-12-2006, 10:35 PM
I get chills from the 6.17.06 Warehouse.

akleiner34
11-13-2006, 10:08 AM
The opening chords of seek up on 9/11/03

JamSession v2.0
11-13-2006, 10:12 AM
The first (and only) time I heard YNK at a concert was a religious experience.

pgr17
11-13-2006, 12:24 PM
Grey St. 8/3/01 - the very last part where he sings "well it's lonely now up inside her, walk away no one will ... save me god... she begs all... "

it was one of those "had to be there" moments but it definitely gave me chills watching him sing that part. tons of emotion.

snidelywhiplash
11-15-2006, 12:44 AM
YNK debut in Boston

The full, full band #34, REALLY being played at Great Woods '05...when the band joined in the chills came....

The Louie Louie in WH at SPAC '06

6/8/97 -My first BFFT show - #41 w/ Bela and Jeff (which followed LIOG, Seek Up and Two Step).....the chills just kept comin'.....man, what a show. Knew then how special this band was....not to mention the BFFT obsession that began that night.

7/31/98 - DDTW opener....and my first BTCS show...Last Stop, and 1st AATW. (Chills really only for DDTW.....hyper-activity for LS and AATW)

8/1/98 - Stir It Up......brief chills....WAY too brief


No particular order, but those are some i can recall.....

Scott

Fan#41
11-15-2006, 08:54 AM
First time I saw DMB walk out on stage on 10/1/96.

As gay as it sounds, when Dave pointed to me and then nodded when I was front row on 7/9/00.

Watching/listening to Bela and Jeff during #41 on 6/13/97.

Looking at the stage and watching, from left to right; Tim Reynolds, Dave, and Trey. on 12/19/03.

whomhead
11-15-2006, 09:04 AM
Hearing the first few notes of Pig opening at JLA 2005.

I had been telling my friends for weeks before the show that it would be the opener. Total out-of-left field opener pwn.

pgr17
11-15-2006, 09:44 AM
The full, full band #34, REALLY being played at Great Woods '05...when the band joined in the chills came....

The Louie Louie in WH at SPAC '06
definitely two favorites for me as well... :upyours

maybe #34 could be my favorite moment considering i would have never expected to hear that song in person.

bsan83
11-15-2006, 09:54 AM
The whole band joining in on #34 was incredible, that's for sure.

Jack
11-15-2006, 10:33 AM
7-9-05 #34.

Halloween at Red Rocks.

pgr17
11-15-2006, 11:32 AM
The whole band joining in on #34 was incredible, that's for sure.

it was almost surreal. i couldn't believe it was happening...

bsan83
11-15-2006, 11:39 AM
it was almost surreal. i couldn't believe it was happening...

That whole run of, I think it was, DDTW, DIDO, #34, Say Goodbye, Time of the Season was great fun. :upyours

The year before seeing Song That Jane Likes --> Sugar Will, and closely after seeing Rhyme and Reason --> Good Good Time were pretty fantastic as well.

pgr17
11-15-2006, 11:46 AM
great woods has had an awesome run of shows indeed.

spruce
11-15-2006, 04:23 PM
So many...just a few...some earlier, some later...

Pig - 6/7/98 yeah, that was good.

5/26/99 - Watchtower is probably the best DMB concert moment I've seen.

5/29/99 - LIOG - first time I saw Boyd do the front of the stage walk...great version.

4/19/02 - DIDO. Carter Beauford; brought the entire Toronto crowd to it's knees.

#41 - 4/20/02 from 3rd row center, melted my face. Two Step the following night from the 7th row center wasn't too shabby either

4/21/02 - Grace Is Gone - Dave walking to stage-left and dancing with his daughters during the jam, was hands-down the cutest thing I've seen at a show.

5/9/05 - Hello Again - the crowd after.

7/9/05 - #34 we've said it before- but the collective gasp from the first 3 sections was an interesting moment.

8/26/06 - Jimi Thing - never been one of my favorites, don't listen to it as much as others- always at least good live. This version was insane in person and really put this show over the top to great.

raven
11-15-2006, 04:52 PM
Wish I remembered more from my earlier shows.. but from what I remember:

8.1.98 - Stir It Up

12.5.98 - Two Step w/ Bela & Tim. My friend was about to leave for the bathroom during the start of Two Step and I told him he'd want to stick around for it.

8.8.99 - Linus & Lucy

7.26.02 - Captain & Two Step

12.21.02 - Seek Up, James Brown, Halloween

6.26.03 - Last Stop

9.24.03 - Jimi & Cortez w/ Warren

12.17.03 - Being front row, Sweet Up & Down, Bathtub Gin, Fool in the Rain

7.30.05 - Jimi w/ Trey

8.5.06 - Cortez w/ Warren, #41 w/ Flecktones

8.6.06 - LIOG w/ Bela, Jimi w/ Flecktones

FishMonkeyMan
11-17-2006, 12:33 AM
I don't want this to be a thread where we spill our best concert experiences, but somehow I have a feeling that it may become that.

So the question I ask is: What is the moment that gave you the most chills at a DMB concert?

Mine: This year @ Blossom when the first notes of JTR opened... "without the left, there is no right."

Shotgun at the Hollywood Bowl, or Sugar Will at SPAC '04.

firedancer1961
11-17-2006, 12:37 AM
I get chills from the 6.17.06 Warehouse.

that entire show, actually...

kern
11-17-2006, 12:41 AM
6.3.06 deer creek campground running over to listen to them sound check dreamingtree.

Wescoast
11-17-2006, 01:18 AM
happened a couple times this year for the first time in a long time.

Last Stop bust out at Alpine made me giddy as a little girl and the jam into the reprise floored me.

Shotgun/Break Free from Irvine left me :jawdrop from a new song since ggt and hello again, but they hit me even more than the first time i heard those songs.

JUburton
11-17-2006, 01:22 AM
Confetti at MSG 12/10/05. Bela and Warren this year at Randall's.

kern
11-17-2006, 01:24 AM
Last Stop bust out at Alpine made me giddy as a little girl and the jam into the reprise floored me.


I danced so fucking hard.

VFC neil young was solid too

captainbluntmofo
11-17-2006, 01:33 AM
Halloween 05 MSG or YNK 4/12/02

ethaxton
11-17-2006, 08:26 AM
Eventhough a lot of people may not like the song, I think the AB intro-->Two Step at Raleigh was possible one of the best concert experiences I've had. I was literally in awe.

Also, before the tour started I told myself PFWYG was the one song that I wanted to hear most...sure enough at Charlotte this yea when I heard the first few chords I went crazy.

ethaxton
11-17-2006, 08:26 AM
For recent ones, I'd say when they broke into the main riff of Shotgun at C'Ville this year. The way the rest of the band busts into it with Dave is just outstanding.

:upyours

BeQuietAndDrive
11-17-2006, 08:32 AM
Yeah it's cliche but I basically died during Halloween on 12.10.05.

And finally hearing Bela on my favorite song (LIOG) was freaking sweet, especially since I was expecting The Last Stop (I had caught a little glimpse of the setlist, I thought The Last Stop was immediately after Break Free). Hearing the LIOG riff was a welcome and pleasant surprise.

Not to knock The Last Stop, however. Never gets old. That LIOG/Last Stop combo is definitely the best one-two punch of performances I've ever witnessed live.

Nova Scotia
11-17-2006, 10:17 AM
hearing watchtower solo at groundwork 2001. that was pretty cool at the time.

Strugz10
11-17-2006, 10:20 AM
Most recently, 9.4.04's DDTW intro.

snidelywhiplash
11-17-2006, 10:31 AM
YNK debut in Boston

The full, full band #34, REALLY being played at Great Woods '05...when the band joined in the chills came....

The Louie Louie in WH at SPAC '06

6/8/97 -My first BFFT show - #41 w/ Bela and Jeff (which followed LIOG, Seek Up and Two Step).....the chills just kept comin'.....man, what a show. Knew then how special this band was....not to mention the BFFT obsession that began that night.

7/31/98 - DDTW opener....and my first BTCS show...Last Stop, and 1st AATW. (Chills really only for DDTW.....hyper-activity for LS and AATW)

8/1/98 - Stir It Up......brief chills....WAY too brief


No particular order, but those are some i can recall.....

Scott

Add:

12/13/00 - MSG - Exodus w/ Warren

6/11/01 - Two Step (yes, the show was terrible...but the T-Storm approaching from behind the stage, the timing of it all, the hail, and the thunderbolt at the exact end of the song was surreal)

This actually should be at the top of my list....in the 350-plus concerts I've ever been to, this 9 minutes clearly sits atop the list of euphoric moments - as the cliche' goes "you had to be there"....such a "is this a dream?" feeling as we walked out. Too bad the show was so, so bad overall....even the ending can't pull the show into my top 10....or even top 25. But the moment, the moment of Two Step starting, building, then crashing will never be forgotten, and likely never replaced at the top of my list.

8^)

Huff
11-17-2006, 10:44 AM
For recent ones, I'd say when they broke into the main riff of Shotgun at C'Ville this year. The way the rest of the band busts into it with Dave is just outstanding.

That and the opening notes of Dreaming Tree at Deer Creek take the cake this year. Ooh...as does the moment when the band kicked in on #40 N2 Deer Creek.

PeaElAre
11-17-2006, 10:49 AM
I would have to say for me it was watching Billies w/ Béla from front and center on 5.20.98.

simbro
11-17-2006, 10:57 AM
any time seek up starts, i get chills.

firedancer1961
11-17-2006, 11:06 AM
Confetti at MSG 12/10/05. Bela and Warren this year at Randall's.

I forgot about that! That was pretty amazing - never saw them do anything unexpected like that before.

bsan83
11-17-2006, 11:07 AM
That and the opening notes of Dreaming Tree at Deer Creek take the cake this year. Ooh...as does the moment when the band kicked in on #40 N2 Deer Creek.

That encore must have been such a rush.

Strugz10
11-17-2006, 11:08 AM
That encore must have been such a rush.

The shit eating grin on Dave's face right after #40 as he started up Dreaming Tree was priceless.

sdaltons
11-17-2006, 11:14 AM
Let's see:

6.17.04 - STL, hearing the new songs debut got me pumped

7.20.05 - Nashville, the show sucked, but ABI debuted

5.30.06 - STL, first few notes of Raven debut, awesome

7.1.06 - Alpine, my first Seek Up and PFWYG, both had me floored

7.2.06 - Alpine, my first STJL and Last Stop (which was the coolest on the list)

8.16.06 - Nashville, the show sucked, but the debut of the "new and improved" Shotgun was fantastic

That's about it.

SuffolkDMB54
11-17-2006, 11:46 AM
I'd have to say...

-YNK debut 4/7/02.
-#34 at Great Woods.
-Halloween at MSG last December.
-Last Stop at Alpine this past summer.

:rawk

Babbit
11-17-2006, 12:11 PM
Best Of What's Around::8/31/05
My first song from my first show. Didn't know what to expect and this was actually a surprise.

Seek Up::10/2/96
I was still just getting into the band and didn't know they even played this. The opening riff had me freaking out. Amazing song. They could have played the crappiest set after that and I still would have been riding the energy from this.

Lie In Our Graves::6/13/97
Two of my favorite bands at the time two nights at my favorite venue the weekend of my graduation. The shows were amazing but when Bela came in on this song, it was perfect. The breeze was blowing, my sister and I were dancing and I've never felt so at peace at a show. Amazing.

The Entire Show::12/7/98
Flecktones. DMB. Linus & Lucy. Crush. Two Step. Lie In Our Graves. Halloween. There was magic in the air on this night.

#34::7/9/05
I still can't believe they started playing it.

RB3
11-17-2006, 12:18 PM
Return of Last Stop - 07.02.06

lude
11-17-2006, 01:37 PM
opening notes of Typical Gorge n3 '06
So unexpected gave me hella chills.

Zamboni Guy
11-17-2006, 01:43 PM
My first show (for DMB and Alpine) was 8.31.02 and the entire performance of Crush gave me the chills. To that point, I had always liked Crush, but until experiencing it in concert I didn't know how much it just rocked. I loved the crowd singing and the Carter outro. It will always be one of my favorite concert moments ever.