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Re: Pittsburgh Symphony does Zep with special guest....



Wow, that sounds like a fantastic evening. Zep and the Steelers - 70's
greatness in microcosm!


On Jul 18, 2013 10:52 PM, "Jennifer Blake" <jenapples2@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> So tonight I had the GREAT fortune of attending the Pittsburgh Symphony
> Orchestra perform the music of Led Zeppelin.  They totally rocked it
> out...to hear a complete symphony orchestra perform GTBT, TSRTS, Going to
> California, etc.....I think my heart was actually skipping beats?!
> Vocals performed by a guy named Brody Dolyniuk, who just really nailed it!
>
> Got to the show a bit early, seats were in the Grand Tier level of Heinz
> Hall...nice and cool up on the upper level.  Sitting their minding our
> business when the box door opens and a giant man steps through....I mean
> GIANT...block out the light of the sun...huge.  Turns out to be Brett
> Keisel, defensive end of the Pittsburgh Steelers.  Heinz Hall seating
> capacity of over 2,400 and Brett Keisel sits down in front of me.  So
> awesome!  The guy is a Zep fan...he was rocking out big time!  Mid show the
> vocalist announces that the show is a sell out and that they are going to
> try something different and ask for an audience member to participate.
> Well, don't you just know that my buddy Brett Keisel waves his hand, stands
> up and makes his way to the stage in front of a crowd of screaming Zep and
> Steeler fans....gets up on the conductor box and proceeds to conduct (more
> like jam) the symphony to "Dancing Days".  Oh my freakin' lord?!  Talk
> about awesome!
>
> I went with my mom, who totally rocks out.  She took one for the team and
> tapped on his (very large) shoulder and got him to sign autographs for all
> the ladies in the section.
>
> Such an awesome night and just had to share.....
> Jen
>