060395 Ian Anderson, Toronto, ON

On June 3rd, 1995 I went to see Ian Anderson at Massey Hall in Toronto.  It was a pretty unique setting for the Jethro Tull frontman; rather than leading one of the many lineups of his ever-morphing legendary rock band the singer/songwriter/flautist/everythingist was fronting a New Age ensemble in support of his recent album Divinities… 

032795 Page and Plant/Rusted Root, Toronto, ON

March 27th, 1995 was the closest I’ve come to seeing Led Zeppelin, and that alone makes it a day of legend in this little concert life of mine. It was the Page/Plant tour, and though John Paul Jones was inexplicably left out of the quasi-reunion (indeed, had he been included there would have been nothing “quasi” about this reunion) the huge crowd collected inside the Toronto Skydome was treated to a truly memorable experience…