Dave's Rock Star Encounters

Dave's Rock Star Encounters
& Concert List

Bruce Hornsby

At a special appearance at Spec's Music in Ft. Lauderdale

The Outfield

After a show at The University of Miami

The Hooters

A special appearance at Hooter's in Sunrise, FL

Jimmy Buffett

After a show outside of Miami Arena
August 1989

Lenny- lead singer of Motorhead

At the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas
January 2002

Kevin Dubrow- lead singer of Quiet Riot

At The Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas
January 2002

Brett Micheals- lead singer of Poison

After a show in Boise, Idaho
July 2003

William Hung- of American Idol fame

Promotional appearance in Austin
Early 2005

Gene Simmons - guitarist from KISS

At the Texas Motor Speedway
June 2005

Concerts I've been to

"Golden Boys of Bandstand"- Fabian, Frankie Avalon, & Bobby Rydell
Sunrise Musical Teatre, 7/13/86

Sunrise Musical Theater, 7/31/86

The Outfield
Six Flags Atlantis, 8/2/86

.38 Special
Ted Nugent
Hollywood Sportatorium, 8/21/86

Belinda Carlisle
Six Flags, '86

Sunrise Musical Theater, 9/14/86

Florida Atlantic University, 11/9/86

David Lee Roth
Hollywood, 11/15/86

Hollywood, 11/23/86

Bruce Hornsby & the Range
Sunrise, 1/16/87

Huey Lewis & The News
The Robert Cray Band
Hollywood, 2/2/87

Bon Jovi
Hollywood, 2/14/87

Billy Joel
Hollywood, 2/23/87

Orange Bowl, 3/1/87

Wang Chung
Til Tuesday
Six Flags Atlantis, '87

Sunrise Musical Theater, 4/26/87

Glass Tiger [at the 9th annual Coconut Grove Bed Race]
Peacock Park, '87

Bryan Adams
Patty Smyth
Hollywood, 5/23/87

Night Ranger
The Outfield
Sunrise Musical Theater, 6/25/87

Miami Beach [for Ronnie Desillers Foundation], 7/4/87

Hollywood, 10/3/87, sold out

The Outfield
Jimmy Davis
University of Miami, 11/1/87

Los Lobos
Buchwheat Zydeco
Orange Bowl, 12/3/87

Def Leppard
Hollywood, 12/29/87
Miami Knight Center, 1/21/88, sold out

Company B
West Palm Beach Auditorium, 2/14/87

David Lee Roth
Faster Pussycat
Hollywood, 3/6/88

Dan Reed Network
Knight Center, 9/20/88

Miami Arena, 10/15/88

Sunrise Musical Theater, 12/6/88

Jimmy Buffett [part of Caribe Musical II]
Bayfront Park Amphitheater, 3/25/89

Stevie Nicks
Miami Arena, 9/30/89

Jimmy Buffett- Jump Up Tour
O'Connell Center (Gainesville), 1/24/91

Living Colour
UF Bandshell, 3/1/91

Pauli Shore
The Spindoctors
O Dome- Gainesville, FL, 4/13/91

Jimmy Buffett- Fruitcakes Tour
Tallahassee, FL 4/15/94

Jimmy Buffett- Havana Daydreamin' Tour
Charlotte, NC 2/14/98

Jimmy Buffett- Don't Stop the Carnival Tour
Jones Beach, NY 8/6/98

Jimmy Buffett- Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays Tour
Houston, TX 2/15/01

Aloha Stadium- Honolulu, 11/7/06


The crowd at ACL- I'm there to see Crowded House and The Killers

Jimmy Buffett- Bama Breeze Tour
Waikiki Shell- Honolulu, 10/4/07

Johnette Napalatano
Cactus Cafe (university of Texas), 11/2/07

The Police AT&T Center in San Antonio on the November 20th


Saw Van Halen AT&T center in San Antonio January 24th

The Bangles at La Zona Rosa January 31st

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Saw Kool & the Gang- Austin Music Hall February 12th

Saw Duke play in Miami February 20th

Saw The Moody Blues- March 21st at Austin Music Hall

Jimmy Buffett, April 26th in Dallas

Kenny Chesney and LeAnn Rimes- May 1st, Erwin Center, Austin

Steve Miller Band and Joe Cocker- June 1st, The Backyard, Austin

Saw Heart (because of traffic we missed Cheap Trick) and
Journey in San Antonio, July 25th

America August 23rd in San Antonio

Tom Petty, Steve Winwood- August 26th in San Antonio

The Eagles September 8th in San Antonio

Santana September 19th in San Antonio

#11 Missouri vs #1 Texas, Oct 18th

Baylor vs #4 Texas, Nov 8th


Trans-Siberian Orchestra, January 4th in Austin

America, February 20th in Austin

The Pretenders, March 1st in Austin

Bruce Springsteen, April 5th in Austin

Jimmy Buffett, April 18th in Dallas

Coldplay, June 10th in San Antonio, with Snow Patrol

Counting Crows, August 3rd at Austin Music Hall

Plain White T's, Snow Patrol, October 6th in Austin

U2, October 14th in Houston

Jimmy Buffett, November 7th in St. Barth

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Toad the Wet Sprocket in Austin
May 16th

Cyndi Lauper
The Paramount Theater, Austin, August 10th

The Paramount Theater, Austin, August 22nd

UF vs Vanderbilt 11/6

#10 Oklahoma State vs Texas 11/13

Houston Rockets vs Oklahoma City Thunder 12/15

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