In defense of Cincy '06...

alabamaalabama Posts: 95
edited November 2013 in The Porch
I know everyone bitches about this show...shitty setlist, too short, etc, etc... I just want to say that it was one of the best shows I've been to... I hadn't seen the band since that '03 Birmingham show, and to me, it was spot on. No, they didn't play any "rarities", but they seemed "on" to me. Maybe it was just where I was in life, I don't know. My (now ex) husband promised to go with me, since the show was the day before my birthday. And, of course, he bailed. Two hours later, my friend Jess said she would go because she knew how much it meant to me. To this day, I think she may still only know Jeremy and Betterman, but she went and it made my year. So yeah, maybe Cincy wasn't one to go down in the "instant classic" status, but some of us take what we can get, right?! Just throwing my thoughts out there...
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  • Roll Tide! :D
    1998 - Birmingham
    2000 - Atlanta
    2003 - Atlanta
    2012 - Atlanta
    2013 - Chicago/Charlottesville/Charlotte
  • Jeremys SpokenJeremys Spoken Posts: 7,360
    doesnt seem like a shitty setlist to me...
    6/24/08
    6/25/08
    5/18/10
    5/21/10
    9/3/11
    9/4/11
    9/2/12
    7/19/13
    10/18/13
    10/19/13
    10/22/13
  • Just checked out the set list. Looks kick ass to me. You can't go wrong with the Long Road.
    1998 - Birmingham
    2000 - Atlanta
    2003 - Atlanta
    2012 - Atlanta
    2013 - Chicago/Charlottesville/Charlotte
  • dimitrispearljamdimitrispearljam NINUNINOPROPosts: 122,853
    Best thread of 2013!!!
    "....I'd rather be at Chicago Fishing Forum .."
  • That show was amazing. Don't let a few loudmouths around here tarnish our memories of thiat killer show. They were playing in the building where The Who tragedy had occurred. It struck a raw nerve. Hence the Long Road open, LBC in the set, and Baba in the encore. One of the best versions of Crazy Mary the band has ever played.
    I don't give a rats ass about what others say about Cincy 06. To me it was a very strong showing of emotion from the band and I will cherish the bootleg for the rest of my days.
  • I have always wondered what happened in Cincy since I have read so many negative comments about that show.
  • EvenstevenEvensteven Posts: 857
    Check out the Birmingham AL 2003 set list then come talk to me.
    Not to mention it was 40 degrees outside.
    The show also ended with the "only funny to the band encore" One Note.
    "Mark it 20, Dude."
  • pjradiopjradio Posts: 6,080
    PRE-OPENER
    The Kids Are Alright

    SET 1
    Long Road
    Save You
    Hail, Hail
    World Wide Suicide
    Severed Hand
    Corduroy
    Unemployable
    Even Flow
    Love Boat Captain
    Gone
    Green Disease
    Not For You
    Modern Girl
    Present Tense
    Lukin
    Whipping
    Do The Evolution
    Life Wasted


    ENCORE 1
    Wishlist
    Love is Stronger than Witchcraft
    Better Man
    Save it for Later
    Inside Job
    Crazy Mary
    Rearviewmirror


    ENCORE 2
    Comatose
    Leash
    Alive
    Baba O'Riley
    image
  • MG79478MG79478 Posts: 1,411
    I'm sorry, but this is one of my least favorite shows I have been to. It might as well have been played in Camden. I could probably list at least 40 PJ shows that I thought were better. Just my opinion, but I'd guess that most anyone else who has seen a large number of shows to compare with would agree.
  • shepshep HoustonPosts: 5,119
    dimitrispearljam" said:
    Best thread of 2013!!!
    Calling speedy....

    It's gonna be a fun friday on the forums... i can see it now... :D
    Houston, Texas... Believe it or not, there are 7 million people here... must be a couple of fans who'd love to see you play.

    image
  • YLed2YLed2 Springfield, MOPosts: 4,688
    SPEEDY to chime in and expound his thoughts in 3...2....1....
    Bristow, VA - 5.13.10
    East Troy, WI - 9.3.11
    East Troy, WI - 9.4.11
    Atlanta, GA - 9.22.12
    Las Vegas, NV - 10.31.12 (EV)
    Las Vegas, NV - 11.1.12 (EV)
    Chicago, IL - 7.19.13
    Dallas, TX - 11.15.13
    Oklahoma City, OK - 11.16.13
    Seattle, WA - 12.6.13

    Bootleg Reviews: http://pjbootlegreviews.blogspot.com/
  • cincybearcatcincybearcat Posts: 7,826
    alabama" said:
    I know everyone bitches about this show...shitty setlist, too short, etc, etc... I just want to say that it was one of the best shows I've been to...

    I actually agree. Thought it was a fun show with great energy.

    Oh and Speedy sucks. ;)
    hippiemom = goodness
  • cincybearcatcincybearcat Posts: 7,826
    MG79478" said:
    I'm sorry, but this is one of my least favorite shows I have been to. It might as well have been played in Camden. I could probably list at least 40 PJ shows that I thought were better. Just my opinion, but I'd guess that most anyone else who has seen a large number of shows to compare with would agree.
    Not really because everyone has different opinions on what is good and what is not.

    I've like all PJ shows, but plenty I would rank below this one.
    hippiemom = goodness
  • SPEEDY MCCREADYSPEEDY MCCREADY Posts: 20,000
    lol
    four or five virgins.....and a pelican.
  • bootlegger10bootlegger10 Posts: 4,535
    pjradio" said:
    PRE-OPENER
    The Kids Are Alright

    ENCORE 1
    Wishlist
    Love is Stronger than Witchcraft
    Better Man
    Save it for Later
    Inside Job
    Crazy Mary
    Rearviewmirror

    I thought the opening set was awesome. I was really, really into the show. The first encore is where I started to lose interest as you had 5 really longer drawn out songs in a row and I was looking for more of the punch, short rocking songs (or at least not five of their longest songs in a row).

    A really good show though.
    First Show: Chicago 1998
    Last Show: Seattle 2013
    Next Shows: Vienna 2014, Oslo 2014
  • shepshep HoustonPosts: 5,119
    SPEEDY MCCREADY" said:
    lol
    that's it?

    I expected more out of you speedy...

    :P
    Houston, Texas... Believe it or not, there are 7 million people here... must be a couple of fans who'd love to see you play.

    image
  • SPEEDY MCCREADYSPEEDY MCCREADY Posts: 20,000
    shep" said:
    [quote="SPEEDY MCCREADY"]lol
    that's it?

    I expected more out of you speedy...

    :P[/quote]
    I have not had my coffee yet.
    Give me a little time.

    :P
    four or five virgins.....and a pelican.
  • KC138045KC138045 Posts: 300
    i was there and thought the show was great. Sing a long to better man and present tense were the highlight for me. I still listen to this boot regularly.
    Columbus-2000
    Columbus-2003
    Cincinnati-2006
    Columbus-2010
    Wrigley-2013
  • pandorapandora Posts: 21,855
    We had fun! We were just glad to be there after I screwed up the flight out of Atl :oops:
    Cincy is a great town too!
    There's really no such thing as a bad PJ show unless you are feeling under the weather...
    ie... hangover :(

    "Judge yourself if you feel the need
    Just let me known to be
    In search of the truth myself
    There is a drop of blood on the ground
    And it seems to me that it's not my kind
    And I can't be sure if its yours or mine."
  • SVRDhand13SVRDhand13 Posts: 16,524
    Cincy '06 has become an inside joke. Its really not that bad.
    06: 7/23
    08: 6/27 7/1
    09: 10/30 10/31
    10: 5/18 5/20 5/21
    11: 9/3 9/4
    12: 9/2
    13: 10/18 10/19 10/21 10/22 10/25

    image

    EV: 8/4-5/2008, 6/21-22/2011
  • rick1zoo2rick1zoo2 Posts: 12,511
    image


    "Oh, the humanity! The turkeys are hitting the ground like sacks of wet cement!"
  • Spoony CSpoony C Posts: 209
    I asked about this not long ago, and my understanding is that most of the negativity comes from the fact that the Cincy 2003 show (at Riverbend) had been cancelled and couldn't be rescheduled, so people were keyed up, expecting a huge make-up show since the local fans had waited six years to see the band at that point. (I'm not local to Cincinnati; I'm from Louisville, and got to see PJ in Lexington in 03, though I drove up to Cincy for that 2003 show before finding out it was cancelled.) On its own, the Cincy 2006 show was a lot of fun for me. I wound up with great 10C seats (my seniority was just bad enough to put me in the lower bowl seats instead of the floor, but we got the first row of the lower bowl, right on the hockey boards on Mike's side, the closest section to the stage), my best friend and I got our first live "Leash" ever, and the set was mostly uptempo rockers, which is generally where I have more fun at PJ shows.

    Dayton's own Bob Pollard was the opening act, which seemed to excite Eddie a bit. The band referenced the Who tragedy of 1979, and the part Roger and Pete played in getting PJ through Roskilde's aftermath (which I heard echoed five years later at PJ20 when Glen Hansard told the story of how he got to know Eddie after his own band's brush with tragedy). They sent out well-wishes (and "Wishlist") to Brian Shaffer, the missing fan from Columbus, and later in the show, Ed augmented a line in "Alive" to "Brian! All of us! We're all still alive!" And Ed wiped his ass with the Rolling Stone magazine he'd just been on the cover of (since he was pissed the band went against his wishes and didn't do a total-band cover photo). What more can you ask for?

    Also, if I recall, some of the eagle-eyed forum denizens of the time noticed the road crew seemed to be setting up for a final encore (with Jeff's upright bass, hinting it would probably include an "Indifference" closer) before putting the kibosh on it, probably due to city curfew on the arena's shows. So complaints about it not being long enough don't really bother me overall.

    I'm still a single-digit PJ concertgoer (Wrigley will be my 9th PJ show, though I've been a dedicated fan since 1992), so I'm not terribly jaded about setlists or anything, but I still count that as a great show.
  • Indifference71Indifference71 Posts: 7,972
    Hard2IMAGINE2007VIC" said:
    I have always wondered what happened in Cincy since I have read so many negative comments about that show.

    Same here. The setlist doesn't look too bad.
    6/18/03, 5/17/06, 6/30/06, 8/5/07, 6/22/08, 8/23/09, 8/24/09, 5/7/10, 9/3/11, 9/4/11, 7/19/13, 11/21/13, 11/23/13, 11/24/13
  • SPEEDY MCCREADYSPEEDY MCCREADY Posts: 20,000
    Save You
    Hail, Hail
    World Wide Suicide
    Severed Hand
    Corduroy
    Unemployable
    Even Flow
    Love Boat Captain
    Gone
    Green Disease

    10 in a row.
    :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
    four or five virgins.....and a pelican.
  • alabamaalabama Posts: 95
    Wow, I love that some others had great experiences too! Thanks for getting my back! :D
  • alabamaalabama Posts: 95
    Choccoloccotide" said:
    Roll Tide! :D
    Another Bammer?!? :mrgreen: Roll Tide! :D
  • shepshep HoustonPosts: 5,119
    SPEEDY MCCREADY" said:
    Save You
    Hail, Hail
    World Wide Suicide
    Severed Hand
    Corduroy
    Unemployable
    Even Flow
    Love Boat Captain
    Gone
    Green Disease

    10 in a row.
    :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

    there we go.... :lol:
    Houston, Texas... Believe it or not, there are 7 million people here... must be a couple of fans who'd love to see you play.

    image
  • SPEEDY MCCREADYSPEEDY MCCREADY Posts: 20,000
    shep" said:
    [quote="SPEEDY MCCREADY"]Save You
    Hail, Hail
    World Wide Suicide
    Severed Hand
    Corduroy
    Unemployable
    Even Flow
    Love Boat Captain
    Gone
    Green Disease

    10 in a row.
    :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

    there we go.... :lol:[/quote]
    You find me one show, ANY show, that can match that 10 song run?

    YIKES!!
    four or five virgins.....and a pelican.
  • AtPeacewithMyLustAtPeacewithMyLust Louisville,KY to TorontoPosts: 114
    These Cincy threads are always amusing, heh ;)

    The crowd at this show was LOUD! I had great, Mike side seats, and I remember feeling the floor beneath me shaking!

    Any show with Long Road,Present Tense, and Inside Job is pretty awesome to me :D
    1st show-1995 Soldier Field
    10th show-2005 Thunder Bay,ON
    40th show-2012 Berlin II
    48th show-2013 Oklahoma City
  • SPEEDY MCCREADYSPEEDY MCCREADY Posts: 20,000
    AtPeacewithMyLust" said:
    These Cincy threads are always amusing, heh ;)
    :P
    four or five virgins.....and a pelican.
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