Shows / Arists I’ve Seen

This is just a rough list skimming the surface… but here are a few rough estimates of artists I’ve gotten to see live over the years (since my time at Universal Music Group):

2001
Alien Ant Farm @ The State Theater (Detroit, MI — now The Fillmore Theater)
Ashanti @ The State (Detroit, MI)

2002
Ludacris @ EMU Convocation Center (Ypsilanti, MI)
Jason Mraz @ Michigan State Student Union (East Lansing, MI)
Talib Kweli @ Michigan State Student Union (East Lansing, MI)
Rufus Wainwright @ Michigan Theater (Ann Arbor, MI)
John Mayer @ Michigan Theater (Ann Arbor, MI)
Outkast, Lauryn Hill, The Roots – Smokin’ Grooves Tour 2002 @ Pine Knob / DTE Energy Music Theater (Clarkston, MI)
Usher, NAS @ DTE Energy Music Theater (Clarkston, MI)
Eminem @ Ford Field (Detroit, MI)
Jimmy Eat World @ St Andrews Hall (Detroit, MI)

2003
India.Arie @ Wharton Center (East Lansing, MI)
Ludacris, Papa Roach, etc @ The Palace of Auburn Hills (Detroit, MI)
Raphael Saadiq, Black Eyed Peas @ St Andrews Hall (Detroit, MI)
Bone Thugs & Harmony @ Central Michigan Finch Field House (Mt Pleasant, MI)

2004
50 Cent / G-Unit, Eminem / D12, etc @ The State (Detroit, MI)
Kanye West @ The State (Detroit, MI)
All-American Rejects @ St Andrews (Detroit, MI)

2005
Common @ St Andrews Hall (Detroit, MI)
Tyrone Wells acoustic set @ UMRG offices – (New York, NY)
Hush @ Mt Clemens Music Theater (Mt Clemens, MI)
Weezer @ DTE Energy Music Theater (Detroit, MI)

2006
NAS @ The Shelter (Detroit, MI)
Busta Rhymes @ Royal Oak Music Theater (Royal Oak, MI)
Snoop Dogg, The Game, etc @ The Palace of Auburn Hills (Detroit, MI)

2007
Beastie Boys @ The Fillmore Theater (Detroit, MI)
Shiny Toy Guns @ Magic Stick (Detroit, MI)
Ice Cube @ St Andrews Hall (Detroit, MI)
Straylight Run @ St Andrew Hall (Detroit, MI)
Amy Winehouse @ The Aragon (Chicago, IL)

2008
The Who @ The Palace of Auburn Hills (Detroit, MI)
MGMT @ SXSW (Austin, TX)
N.E.R.D @ SXSW (Austin, TX)
M.I.A. @ The Fillmore (Detroit, MI)
Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco @ The Palace of Auburn Hills (Detroit, MI)
Forever The Sickest Kids @ St Andrews Hall (Detroit, MI)
Steel Panther @ Key Club (Los Angeles, CA)
Kid Rock @ Gibston Amphitheatre (Studio City, CA)
Anberlin @ Henry Fonda Theatre (Los Angeles, CA)
Kaiser Chiefs @ El Rey Theatre (Hollywood, CA)
Rogue Wave @ Hotel Cafe (Hollywood, CA)
Paul Oakenfold @ Palms Casino (Las Vegas, NV)
Q-Tip @ House of Blues (Hollywood, CA)
Colin Munroe @ The Viper Room (Hollywood, CA)
Jack Johnson @ Brushfire Records studios (Los Angeles, CA)
Trick Trick, Royce Da 5’9″, Black Milk, Guilty Simpson, Fat Killahz, etc @ St Andrew Hall (Detroit, MI)

2009
Gabriella Cilmi @ Hotel Cafe (Hollywood, CA)
Curumin @ The Echo (Los Angeles, CA)
Tyrone Wells @ Troubador (Los Angeles, CA)
Iglu & Hartly @ Viper Room (Hollywood, CA)
Mayer Hawthorne & The County @ The Continental Room (Fullerton, CA)
Busta Rhymes (wsg Raekwon, Xzibit) @ Club Nokia (Los Angeles, CA)
Estelle, The Knux, Hal Linton, Suai @ House of Blues (Anaheim, CA)
Rocco DeLuca & The Burden, HoneyHoney @ The Troubadour (West Hollywood, CA)
Von Bondies, DJ Class, Shwayze, Kid Cudi @ SXSW (Austin, TX)
Kid Sister, Data Rock @ SXSW (Austin, TX)
Idle Warship [Talib Kweli’s group] @ SXSW (Austin, TX)
Black Joe Lewis & The Honey Bears @ SXSW (Austin, TX)
Blue Scholars, Tanya Morgan, Blu & Exile @ SXSW (Austin, TX)
Solange Knowles @ SXSW (Austin, TX)
Blue October @ Hot Topic (Hollywood, CA)

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