2018 Eric Johnson "Ah Via Musicom" Tour

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  1. flux

    flux 594 & CU24

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    via Guitar World:

    Huzzah! Best news I've heard in a while. Pretty extensive dates, too (for EJ standards).
     
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    toothace At least I'm good at dentistry

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    PRSAK I am only an egg

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    With original EJ Band members Kyle Brock and Roscoe Taylor!! Awesome. That Ah Via Musicom tour changed my musical life!
     
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  4. Lee B.

    Lee B. I stitch my wings and pull the strings.

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    Yep, buying a ticket tomorrow.
     
  5. goat-n-gitter

    goat-n-gitter Dismembered

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    Thanks for the heads up! Tickets for the Atlanta show go on sale this morning. I saw the original Ah Via Musicom tour, in fact I first saw Eric at a club in Dallas in 1982.
    Always a great show!

    Edit: Scored 7th row floor seats! I'll be there!
     
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    garrett Not a New Member

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    I bought Floor Right, Row E seats 9-10. See ya there!
     
  7. flux

    flux 594 & CU24

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    We snagged great seats for the Seattle date, super stoked!
     
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  8. flux

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    Sweet!

    First time I caught EJ was on the original G3 show in Auburn Hills, MI (Halloween 1996), and was just floored. I spent the following 20 years in Austin, so I was able to catch lots of shows... they're always fantastic. (The Alien Love Child lineup was especially good, sheesh.)
     
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    Does anyone remember hearing Cliffs of Dover on a soundpage record from the 86 guitarplayer magazine....damn!I was 15 back then and had never heard anything like it .The biggest wtf moment in my life :)
     
  10. sirus1987

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    Im definitely going to these shows! I actually went to the Musicians Institute with his opening act Arielle. Shes an incredible singer and guitarist, check her out!
     
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  11. flux

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    Very cool, welcome aboard! I attended in '91, when the frequent blocks of Megadeth covers during LPWs elicited many a vile phrase from Tim Bogert. Good times.

    Looking forward to Arielle and EJ fur sure!
     
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    Ha yeah for some reason Megadeth is VERY tied into that school. The first big solo I ever ripped was "Tornado of Souls" and Nick Menza was there playing drums with us. But yeah Chris Broderick was a teacher there, Jeff Young currently is a teacher there, Chris Poland came and hung out, Kiko came and played for us, so did Marty.
     
  13. flux

    flux 594 & CU24

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    Sweet! Man I'm jealous, that must've been a blast.
     
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    flux 594 & CU24

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    Quick bump: it's been busy around here and I completely forgot that EJ's new Collage has been released.



    I'm ordering a copy directly but just discovered it's also available to stream for Amazon Prime members.
     
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    I've listened to it a couple times on Google Play. A few good originals and a few covers that miss the mark for me.
     
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  16. flux

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    Released today...

     
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    What a show!

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    Well, I guess I took a few pics. :oops:

    Image gallery



    Really fantastic performances all around. (I've seen EJ quite a bit, this one was a cut above.)

    Arielle was a delight, really amazing talent, very warm & funny. She and Eric had great chemistry together. Eric was in marvelous form, Kyle & Tommy were rock solid and wonderful. (Tommy, especially, looked like he was having the time of his life. Really killed it behind the kit, whew!)

    A couple of short clips:





    Can't recommend this one enough if you have the chance.
     
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  19. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Too bad you didn't have good seats!
     
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  20. flux

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    Operation: Camp The Website was a complete success. :D

    They were about ideal... I think that's how I ended up with so many pics, I'd probably never get another chance. Great hall too, it was hard to go wrong.
     
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