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    Default 07.24.13: Van Halen @ California Mid-State Fair - Paso Robles, CA

    Wife and I plan on leaving for our 4 1/2 hour journey down at around 8 am, try to check into motel early, relax for a few and head over to the fair to check it out a bit and then it's the MIGHTY VH @ 7:30 people!!
    Should be able to hear sound check pretty well too by looking at the layout of the place.

    For others that are going we kind of got lucky as it not going to be really hot, only 90* there today and down to 60* by late tonight.
    Last edited by Eddymon; 07.24.13 at 05:22 AM.
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    Wish I could go, but it would probably be about (at least) a 16 hour drive

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bluto View Post
    Wish I could go, but it would probably be about (at least) a 16 hour drive
    Hope Ed's cut is ok.
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    Band with Dave just took the stage for sound check
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eddymon View Post
    Band with Dave just took the stage for sound check
    Tell us more...
    WHAT IS UNDERSTOOD NEED NOT BE DISCUSSED

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    3 of them ripped opening 3 songs, then Dave just joined them and sang Tattoo
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    Playing Jump now, all 4 of them. Ladies and gentleman, this is a BAND again. Not just going through the motions.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eddymon View Post
    Playing Jump now, all 4 of them. Ladies and gentleman, this is a BAND again. Not just going through the motions.
    Been that way for a year and a half. Nothing about the 2012 tour was "going through the motions".
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    Didn't catch them last year.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eddymon View Post
    Didn't catch them last year.

    have a damn blast. all details will be appreciated. such as: how did you get into soundcheck? or can you just hear it from outside the venue? either way, awesome.
    ...AND ON THE SEVENTH DAY, GOD CREATED VAN HALEN

    VAN HALEN IS A LIFESTYLE

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    Show outdoors at a fair so just sat outside a beer stand with a cold beer or three
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    Rock USA was great, let us know how this one goes!

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    Heard a staff person say they were playing "a long time"
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    Any updates yet?

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    Great show! Wolfie had wireless issues early on and played using a cord. Band and Dave were dynomite! Dave almost fell as he lost his balance sliding on hos mat. Eddie was amazing and had a fantastic solo that was pointed out a couple of times by Dave. Same set list as Osh Kosh.

    Dave also said during breakdown on ATBL that this is their last show for a while in the U.S. The way he said it though made me believe more overseas shows may be in the offering.

    Better review later or tomorrow.
    Last edited by Eddymon; 07.24.13 at 10:08 PM.
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