After months of waiting (we planned and booked our trip in April) the anticipation lived up to the hype, and the show was better than I could have imagined!
We witnessed a duet by Sammy and Kari singing All We Need is an Island!
Next up, Sammy and Aaron singing Eagles Fly!
My highlight of the night was Jerry Cantrell joining The Circle on stage to perform Man in the Box! The Cantina was rocking as Jerry played lead guitar and Sammy belted out lyrics! Awesome!
Finall, Vinny Paul filled in for JB to play Poundcake!
By far the best concert I've witnessed from The Circle.
Got in line at 7:30 am to have my booked signed. Was a great day, weather was good, food was good at Gringos across the street, and all the Redheads were having a blast!
After this last week, I am exhausted. Drove to the Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo, MI. on Wednesday for the show. Nice small venue. Sammy said it reminded him of Cabo.
Next day drove to Springfield, IL. for the show at the State Fair on Friday. Me and Sara (Dr. Cabo) got in line at 5:30 am for access to the show. 90° heat with plenty of sunshine made for a long day. After the show, drove to our hotel in St. Louis for the Saturday show.
Drove home that night back to Minooka, IL. My ass was dragging on Sunday!
Next up, Cabo!
Sammy, when the time comes, and I'm not wanting it to or suggesting it will soon; please do us Redheads a favor:
Put together a final tour that includes a larger group of the musicians you have toured with to recreate the awesome sounds of your live albums.
I love listening to the live albums such as Right Here, Right Now, and Live Hallelujah.
When I listen to these albums and hear the keyboard, harmonicas, etc... I realize how much they add to the songs, and how much they add to the experience!
My wish was granted!
Last year in another post, asked for the band to play Summerfest.
One year later, Bam! Here they are.
Great show on Friday night!
The 3rd of eight shows I will see this year.
I have been a Van Halen fan since 1978 and a Sammy Hagar fan since 1979 (Saw him open for Boston in Milwaukee, WI.) I loved Sammy’s raw energy, it was contagious.
I was floored when VH released their 1st album.
Always thought Van Halen was great.... Until they started to screw with Sammy!
To make it worse, they now screw with Mikey!
I have never seen top performers (DLR, EVH, AVH) from a great band act like such assholes!
Sammy, wish you would play at the Summerfest Grounds in Milwaukee.
Great venue for a concert.
Add it to your list please.
Not sure how many people have read Sammy's book "Red" but I can say that I have and it's a great book, with great life-lessons.
The drive and determination Hagar displayed throughout his life is very inspirational, especially for todays younger crowd, and even people going through rough times.
I have a 16 year old son who will be reading this book next.
I love that through all the BS with Van Halen, that Sammy comes out on top and continues to really show what is important to him, his music!
Finally got to Cabo to see Sammy. Have been wanting to do this trip for years. This year I finally entered the drawing and won 2 tickets for the 3rd show. Now that my luck has changed, I am going to start playing Mega Millions!! LOL
Anyway, the first time I saw Sammy was March 31, 1979 in Milwaukee, WI. Sammy opened for Boston at the Mecca Arena. Loved the show.
Since then I have seen him play with VH in Milwaukee at the Summer Fest Amphitheater and most recently in Toronto Canada and the Molson Canadian Amphitheater on August 27th. Kim Mitchell opened that show.