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  • Who here has seen Vai?

    I've never seen him but am thinking of going to the St. Louis show in Sept. I like him and my son has become a bit of a fan also. I think my son would really dig it.

    Is it worth it?
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  • #2
    I saw him almost 2 years ago as part of the Experience Hendrix tour. I would say he is worth seeing if you haven't seen him...
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    • #3
      I've seen him 3-4 times over the years. He puts on a good show, and his guitar playing is every bit as impressive live as it is on records. The guy can play. Expect him to have a smoking support band as well. Of course, the venue will be all guitar geeks, but most of them seem pretty friendly.

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      • #4
        Good to hear. My son will be excited when I tell him.
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        • #5
          Yes, very much worth it, it will be a great show. I've seen him several times over the years, he never disappoints.
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          • #6
            I've seen him 3 or 4 times with the G3 tours and if you like his music, he puts on a hell of a show.



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            • #7
              The guy can play.


              Gigantic understatement
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              • #8
                Saw him in 88 on the DLR Skyscraper tour. Was like watching a guitar magician.
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                • #9
                  I saw him with Satriani and Malmsteen on the one G3 tour they did together. Was a great show and fun night of stunt guitar from the 3 of them.
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                  • #10
                    Seen him twice. On the very first G3 with Satch and EJ and in the very first US Zappa plays Zappa run...stellar both times...

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                    • #11
                      Yeah, Vai is great live.

                      I did almost mistake him for a 60 year old Lesbian, but no mistaking his playing.

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                      • #12
                        I saw him with Satriani and Malmsteen on the one G3 tour they did together. Was a great show and fun night of stunt guitar from the 3 of them.


                        oh yeah, saw him on that ZPZ tour as well....silly me!
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                        • #13
                          i have. With Billy Shehan on bass. Win.
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                          • #14
                            Saw him in St. Louis back when Billy Sheehan was in the band and he didn't have the violinists. It was fantastic. I would definitely be interested in seeing his new lineup.

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                            • #15
                              Buying my tickets for Orlando the minute they go on sale this Friday. Never seen him live in concert per se, but I did attend his "Alien Guitar Secrets" class and it was awesome. He did a couple of tunes live to a backing track (Building the Church was one, can't remember the others), and jammed with a dozen or so people in the class at the end. One of my favorite players.
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