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Ampitheaters originated > 2500+ years in ancient Greece. These ancient theaters were constructed below ground level in such
a unique fashion, that the sound echo from the center of the stage, could be heard loud & clear from all over the Ampitheater,
without any modern sound devices. These 'natural' ampitheaters ruins, still exist today, outside Athens & other Greek Isles.
One of the finest & largest Amphitheater that I have visited is The BankAtlantic Center; in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, home
to the Florida 'Panthers', hockey team. The amphitheater is a large, modern, indoor structure with seating capacity of
The 2nd largest Music Ampitheater that I have visited is The Assembly Hall, in Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, home to the
University of Illinoi's basketball team,"The Fighting Illini". The ampitheater is a huge,dome-shaped modern indoor stadium,
completely enclosed. It has an advanced electronic acoustic system and seating capacity of about 17,000+
I think, I have seen approximately 50+ good Rock'n'Roll music concerts, in the United States, majority of them in my home
state of Illinois. I have always loved British Rock'n'Roll music, ever since I was a teenager in Calcutta, India. The reason
why I have emphasized the word 'British' is due to the fact that most of the music I was exposed to in India was basically
English. In fact English is the language of Rock'n'Roll. Rock'n'Roll was born in England in the early 60's and came to the
U.S. from England. ( The British Invasion! )
India was a part of the British Empire briefly, for almost 350 years and when the British left India, they left the English
language behind. English is the first language of India and approximately 300 million Indians speak the language fluently. The
English Language connects the North, South, East and West. In fact, English is the language of instruction in all the major
city Schools, Colleges and Universities in India. English is the language of Government and Commerce in India.
I was first exposed to British rock music, in the late 60's, when my late-father bought me the entire collection set of
"The Beatles". I also began listening, to Indian Classical Pop stars such as, Cliff Richards, "Englebert Humperdink", who
were Anglo-Indians (Mixed-Indians of British descent), who shot to fame in India & UK. The 'Beatles', had an Anglo-Indian
drummer, 'Pete Best', before Ringo Starr joined in. Thereafter my love for English music grew stronger year after year and
quiet soon I had a nice 'collection'. I would exchange and borrow / tape new (LP) albums and cassettes from my friends, who
had a bigger and more updated collection.
Live Concerts I have seen in the U.S.
BLUE OYSTER CULT; BOB SEGER; REO SPEEDWAGON; VAN HALEN; THE KISS; MOLLY'S HATCHET; WILLIE NELSON; KENNY ROGERS; AEROSMITH;
THE STYX; ZZ TOP; BAD COMPANY; THE POLICE; FOREIGNER; AC/DC; ALABAMA; BILLY JOEL; 38 SPECIAL; THE RUSH; PAT BENATAR; QUARTER
FLASH; BARRY MANILOW; TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS; CHICAGO; THE EURYTHMICS; LOVERBOY; THE ROLLING STONES; THE WHO; HEARTS;
ELTON JOHN; STEVIE NICK; DEF LEOPARD; DURAN DURAN; BRYAN ADAMS; PETER FRAMPTON; AMERICA; OZZY OSBORNE; STEELEY DAN; THE STING;
U2; ERIC CLAPTON; THE DEEP PURPLE; JETHRO TULL; PAUL McCARTNEY; YES; SANTANA; ROD STEWART; PAUL ANKA;
List of Concerts that I would like to see in the future
LED ZEPELIN; PINK FLOYD; URIAH HEEP; TRAFFIC; NAZARETH; SLADE; EARTH WIND & FIRE; IRON BUTTERFLY;
YES; RARE EARTH; ALICE COOPER;
PHIL COLLINS; GRAND FUNK RAILROAD; BOB DYLAN; U2; THE SUPERTRAMP; BARRY WHITE; DONNA SUMMERS; SANTANA; JUDAS PRIEST; INXS;
IRON MAIDEN; WHITE LION; CAT STEVENS; METALLICA; BON JOVI; MADONNA; INYX; R.E.M.; ROBERT PLANT; JIMMY PAGE; THE MOTEL; ABBA;
THE BEACH BOYS; KC & THE SUNSHINE BAND; PAUL ANKA; GEORGE BENSON; BACHMANN TURN OVERDRIVE; THE 4 SEASONS; DIRE STRAITS; BOSS
SCAGGS; ROD STEWART; TINA TURNER; MICHAEL JACKSON; JOHN COUGAR & MELLENCAMP; GLORIA ESTEFAN; MICHAEL GEORGE; THE DOOBIE BROTHERS;
THE GRATEFUL DEAD; KANSAS; MEATLOAF; any many more.
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