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    Default Don Henley - Austin City Limits Live @ Moody Theater in Austin, TX - January 14, 2017

    What a magnificent show. I loved every minute.

    I'm going to skip JD & The Straight Shot. Onto the show. I loved how the radios hanging above playing different music and the spotlight is on those radios playing. The audience were singing along.

    Don was in a great mood, very very talkative, and telling jokes.

    I've heard stories of Don being hoarse at the beginning and his voice would get better later on in the show. That wasn't the case tonight. His voice was strong throughout the show. He hit every high note except at the end of New York Minute. I hate he doesn't do that high note anymore. I would think he would kept that in there since he hits other high notes higher than that.

    The audience was very hype which was good. I've been to dead shows and this show was very much alive. The audience were singing alone to a lot of the songs. The audience stood up on Hotel California and Life In The Fast Lane.

    The security was watching us like a hawk. They told us we could take pictures before the show starts, but had to put our cameras and phones away when the show started. I did get a few picture at the end, but they weren't that good.

    When Don was introducing everybody, when they got to horn section, somebody was playing a certain type of music and Don was like this isn't a strip club or something like that. It was so funny.

    He sung the usual songs, but we did get Everybody Knows (which I think he hasn't sung in concert since 2013. His tribute to Leonard Cohen)and Talking to the Moon (which I would had been very surprised if he didn't do it). Since we are in Texas, I think we will hear it in Sugar Land and San Antonio. Those the only two surprises of the night. He did do Best of My Love, Wasted Time and The Last Resort.

    Overall it was an amazing show. I can't wait to see it tomorrow. He came on around 8:45 and played until 11:20. So he played 2 hours and 35 minutes.

    Will, Scott, Steuart, Michael, Chris, Milo, and Lance were amazing. Erica, Lily, and Lara were amazing and have beautiful voices. It was good to finally see the old members who been with Don (and of course the Eagles) since the Inside Job era and of course Scott being loyal to the Eagles since 1994.

    We saw Scott and Michael outside the building and they were so nice. Michael didn't seem so tall in person but he's tall. We talked to Scott for a few minutes. A very nice guy and very hot in person. Lol He still had a beard. I didn't get to talk to Michael, but that was nice of them to talk to us. Talk about luck and running to them and took the time to talk to us.

    That's all I can think of at this moment. All those things of Don is always serious and doesn't smile went out the door tonight. He was so funny.

    Here's the set list from tonight.
    Seven Bridges Road-amazing harmonies.
    Dirty Laundry
    That Old Flame
    Sunset grill
    Witchy Woman
    When I Stop Dreaming
    One Of These Nights
    New York Minute
    Shanghai-Will played the bongos or congas (I can't never tell them apart) pretty cool.
    Everybody Knows
    It Don't Matter To The Sun
    Best Of My Love
    The End Of The Innocence
    The Last Resort
    Talking To The Moon-Will did such a great job on the piano. Steuart on there too, but couldn't hear him.
    The Heart Of The Matter
    Everybody Wants To Rule The World
    The boys Of Summer
    Life In The Fast Lane
    Hotel California- Don plays the little congas or bongos. Whatever its called.
    Wasted Time
    Desperado
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    Default Re: Don Henley - Austin City Limits Live @ Moody Theater in Austin, TX - January 14,

    Great review! I enjoyed reading it, and thank you for posting the set list as well. Since this concert was at Austin City Limits, do you think it will be aired on tv at some point?

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    Default Re: Don Henley - Austin City Limits Live @ Moody Theater in Austin, TX - January 14,

    That's great, Shun! It sounds like Don was having a good time as well! Thanks for all the details. Hope you have a blast at the next show, too! Maybe you will meet some of the others in his entourage!
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    Default Re: Don Henley - Austin City Limits Live @ Moody Theater in Austin, TX - January 14,

    So glad you had a great time Shun!!! Thanks for the review too.
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    Default Re: Don Henley - Austin City Limits Live @ Moody Theater in Austin, TX - January 14,

    So happy for you, Shun !! Thanks for the review !!

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    Default Re: Don Henley - Austin City Limits Live @ Moody Theater in Austin, TX - January 14,

    Great review Shun and I'm delighted that you enjoyed your first Don concert
    Wish I had been there with you all but hopefully next time
    "The more I know, the less I understand...."

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