hippieguy1954 wrote:Awesome photo! I was there for the first show of that '85 run. Used to fly out there every year just for it. Was always well worth it.
Did you use a tripod? That's really good if you were holding the camera.
hippieguy1954 wrote:Very cool! Ya had a great camera and got lucky/skills considering the peripherals involved.
jeffm725 wrote:no one but a logger stirs his coffee with his thumb.....
I was there too. 18 years old, first red rocks shows for me.
gmchart wrote:Hey Smolder, any chance you know a local band called Faux Pas? Headed up by a husband and wife team named Denis and Ann Johnson. Denny is a scary good guitar player. Our brother Tom has been playin' keys with them for a while.
Smolder wrote:Cool shot for sure.
While my initiation was via several spring/summer/fall '77 shows in the midwest, I followed that with making the drive to red rocks (and McNichols) for many years. After a few years off I made my way out again in '87... and spent a tragic night in Chief Hosa. The overdose of a camper (I did not know him) convinced me to go home rather than continue to follow the trail for what turned out to be an epic show in Telluride.
Those early trips are how I discovered Morrison, Evergreen, Kittredge, and other surrounding mountain towns west of Denver. I live here now. I wanted my son to have the colorado rockies out-of-doors experience growing up.
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