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So, this is an interesting story. There was a pretty bad snow storm in Denver. I was set to photograph Motley Crue at the Rainbow Music Hall one night, and Stevie Ray Vaughn and The Moody Blues at McNichols Arena the following night. The way I remember it, Motley Crue got cancelled and pushed back to the next night. So, I had to try and photograph both shows the same evening. How did I do it? I caught the entire opening act by Stevie Ray Vaughn, and then I stayed for the first three songs by the Moody Blues at Big Mac. After the 3rd song, I hopped in my car and went as fast as I could to get over to the Rainbow Music Hall, where Motley Crue had just started. I'm pretty sure I am the only person to ever see Stevie Ray Vaughn, The Moody Blues and Motley Crue all in the same evening. I like this picture a lot because it shows that despite all the wild makeup and theatrics, Vince and Nikki were really just having a good time.

TAGS: Colorado, Motley Crue, Nikki Sixx, The Rainbow Music Hall, United States, Vince Neil

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Denver, Colorado, United States of America
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Date Taken: 11.1983
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PHOTO LOCATION Denver, Colorado, United States of America