these are the concerts i can recall right now ... quantities approximate.

Lee Aaron, A Foot In Cold Water, Age of Electric, Tori Amos, Fiona Apple (2), Attack in Black, Melissa Auf Der Maur, Band of Horses, Barenaked Ladies, Base is Bass (2), Battlefield Band, Be Good Tanyas, Melissa Bel (2), Biffy Clyro, Black Dub, Black Lungs, Blondie, Blind Boys of Alabama, Blue Peter, Blue Rodeo, Marika Bournaki, Boys Brigade, The Box, Michelle Branch, Bran Van 3000 (2), James Brown, The Buzzcocks, Jonathan Byrd, Melanie C, Vanessa Carlton, Neko Case, Chalk Circle, City and Colour (2), Kelly Clarkson (2), Bruce Cockburn (2), Leonard Cohen (2), Coldplay, Shawn Colvin, The Corrs (2), Amy Correia, Elvis Costello, The Cottars, Cowboy Junkies, Debra Cox, Crash Test Dummies, Crash Vegas (2), Sheryl Crow (3), Alex Cuba, The Cure (3), Dakota, Dala, Lisa Dalbello, Karen David, Depeche Mode (2), Colin Devlin, Dido (2), Dixie Chicks, Holly Doane, Melanie Doane (3), Thomas Dolby, Luke Doucet (2), Damhnait Doyle (2), Bob Dylan (3), Echo & The Bunnymen, Esthero, 54-40 (9), Face to Face, Neil Finn, Jeremy Fisher, Fleetwood Mac (2), FM, Peter Gabriel (4), Genesis (3), Nick Gilder, Githead, Glass Tiger, Gob, Goddo, Gorillaz, Gowan, Emm Gryner (4), Bruce Guthro, Hall and Oates, Sarah Harmer (4), Emmylou Harris, Julianna Hatfield (3), Heart (5), Peter Hook (The Light/Joy Division), I Mother Earth, Images In Vouge, Indigo Girls, Interpol, Invisible College, It's Patrick (6), The Jesus and Mary Chain, Jewel (2), Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Billy Joel (2), Elton John (3), Molly Johnson, Jorane (2), Marc Jordan, Sass Jordan (4), JP Chrissie & The Fairground Boys, Mark Knopfler, Kraftwerk, Lenny Kravitz, Chantal Kreviazuk (10), Mary Jane Lamond (3), Wendy Lands, Jake Langley Trio, Daniel Lanois (2), Daniel Lanois (Nuit Blanche), Lava Hay, Avril Lavigne (2), Gordon Lightfoot (3), Lisa Loeb, Kenny Loggins, Love and Rockets, The Lovemongers, Nathalie MacMaster, Aimee Mann, Dayna Manning (2), Max Webster (2), Tara Maclean (6), Catherine MacLellan, Madonna, Raine Maida (2), Amanda Marshall (6), Michelle Mcadorey (2), Paul McCartney (3), Sarah Mclachlan (5), Holly McNarland (3), Sue Medley (6), John Cougar Mellencamp, Metric (3), Danny Michel, Bruce Miller, Alanis Morissette (8), Bob Mould, Jason Mraz (2), Shawn Mullins, Muse, N.E.R.D., New Order, Not By Choice, Sinead O'Connor (2), Oh Susannah, OMD (3), Our Lady Peace, The Payolas, The Pixies, Robert Plant, The Police, Iggy Pop, Pretenders (8), Primitives, Psychedelic Furs, Quarterflash, Radiohead, R.E.M., Renaissance (3), The Rolling Stones, Linda Ronstadt (3), Rough Trade, Mikel Rouse, Roxette (2), Brian Rudy and the Architects, Rusty, Rush, Serena Ryder (3), Sadoceanspacebear, Boz Scaggs, Bob Segarini, Ron Sexsmith (3), Simple Minds, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Sarah Slean (2), Sleepercar, Sly and Robbie, Patti Smith, Shaye (2), Spoons (5), Bruce Springsteen, Squeeze, Andy Stochansky, Kim Stockwood (6), Carleton Stone, The Strawbs, Supertramp (2), Swollen Members, Syrinx, Technotronic, Toronto, The Pursuit of Happiness, The Tragically Hip, Translove Airways (2), Transvision Vamp, Trent Severn (3), KT Tunstall, U2 (3), The Undesireables, Rosie Vela, The Watchmen, Roger Waters (Dark Side of the Moon), Roger Waters (The Wall), West End Girls, Weeping Tile (2), The White Stripes, Wide Mouth Mason, Wild Strawberries, Tom Wilson (Junkhouse), Holly Woods (Toronto), Nikki Yanofsky, Neil Young (4), Neil Young and Crazy Horse, Dan Zanes, Warren Zevon...and others, including many opening acts, not all recalled at this time...and Kevin Fox who played in more of the canadian bands above than you would believe.

and some of the special ones were...

Pretenders - CNE Colliseum. The original band. Raw, powerful and LOUD.
Elton John - The O'Keefe Centre (at the time). Solo with his piano. All the early hits in their pure form.
Tara Maclean - HMV Bloor Street. In-store performance. Enchanting and charming.
Paul McCartney - Air Canada Centre 2002. Beatles songs you thought you would never hear live.
Alanis Morissette - The Phoenix club. An intimate club warm-up show before a big tour.
Crash Vegas - Lee's Palace and the Horseshoe 1995. When Aurora came out. Mesmerizing.
The Cure - CNE Stadium. During the Disintegration tour. Totally engrossing. The obsession begins.
Julianna Hatfield - Sam The Record Man. An acoustic set. Casual, relaxed, laid back. Also of note, the many Lee's Palace shows.
Peter Gabriel - Air Canada Centre - In the round. On another level.
The Cottars - Hamilton Place - Traditional, modern, innovative.
Chantal Kreviazuk - Massey Hall February 2007. Mature, confident, personal. Highlight - fully acoustic Far Away from the edge of the stage.
Roger Waters - Rogers Centre (Skydome). Dark Side of the Moon right through and almost all of Wish You Were Here made us comfortably numb.
Radiohead - Molson Amphitheatre. Even at a poor venue in the rain and mud it was an epic display.
Daniel Lanois - Massey Hall. Confirming that his own work is on par with those he produces. The black and white video of the live action on a screen behind the band added another dimension to the performance.
U2 - Rogers Centre (Skydome) - 360 Tour. An event. Solid in every way. Sound, video, spectacle. Politics. "The world needs more Canadas." Bono.
Metric - Massey Hall. Fantasies Tour. Great sound, white lights, video cams, Emily in her fringed dress was the focus.
Neil Young - Cenntenial Concert Hall, Winnipeg 2010. Solo, not acoustic! New and old songs. Virtuoso.
Paul McCartney - Air Canada Centre 2010. Three hours of Beatles, Wings and solo classics. Maybe even better than in 2002.
Roger Waters - Rogers Centre 2010. The Wall start to finish. Not only the music but stunning visuals before the wall came down.
Leonard Cohen - Air Canada Centre 2012. His spoken words bring silence to the arena.
Neil Young - Massey Hall 2104. Solo, mostly acoustic. CanŐt get much better.

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