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September 30, 2006 - USA / Oregon
Portland - Rose Garden


Boy in the Bubble
50 Ways to Leave your Lover
Slip Slidin’ Away
You’re the One
Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard
How can you live in the Northeast?
Mrs. Robinson
Loves Me Like a Rock
That Was Your Mother
Father and Daughter
Diamonds on the Soles of her Shoes
Diamonds on the Soles of her Shoes (Request ´Play it again´)
The Only Living Boy in New York

You Can Call Me Al
Still Crazy After All These Years
The Boxer (w/Jerry Douglas)

Wartime Prayer
Bridge over Troubled Water

Late in the Evening

The band (not all members are present at all shows)

Vincent Nguini - Guitar
Bakithi Kumalo - Bass
Steve Gadd - Drums
Mark Stewart - Guitars, Cello, Saxophone, selfmade instruments
Robin diMaggio - Drums, percussion
Tony Cedras - Accordeon, Keyboard, Guitars
Andy Snitzer - Saxophone, Synthesizer
Harper Simon - Guitar
Adrian Simon - Keyboards

Fans who attended this show


Review by:
Whimsy Anderson

The concert was amazing and I am greatful to both him and his band for giving me one of the happiest days of life!!!!

Review by:
nancy sandwick

It was the best concert I have ever attended. Paul and the band were great in New Orleans, even better in Lake Tahoe, and absolutely spectacular in Portland. The sound was superb, and we had fabulous seats. The crowd was very enegetic, and Paul seemed to be enjoying himself immensely. We got the three encores and they played part of ´Diamonds´ again after someone yelled out ´play it again´. I feel sograteful to have been able to see this man three times this year. He is still at the top of his game. The outpouring of affection for this man was almost overwhelming. It brought me to tears several times.

Review by:
Jason Moore

I echo the previous review. I see a lot of shows every year and this is one of the best of my life.
Great seats. Sat behind the second guitar players mom. Great lady with a brillant son. Never have a seen an artist respond so quickly to an audience with the play it again statement! Band in top form and a joy to see Steve Gadd again (saw him with Clapton a couple of years ago).
Excellent arrangements from a legendary songwriter. Thank you Paul for all the love and joy you´ve brought to the world all these years!!

Review by:

Well, Paul and company were fabulous. I´m a longtime fan, though this was the first time I saw him live. He played such a nice mix of old favorites as well as new ones from Surprise. When someone yelled to ´play it again´ (after Diamonds), Paul kind of smiled and the band on stage started laughing. He ushered them to continue and we were treated to another 5 minutes of a Diamonds, only with some awesome solo drumming with Steve Gadd. The last encore of Late in the Evening was full of so much energy, especially when ´He blew that room away.´ Jerry Douglas is a talent too. Would like to see the two of them work together in the future. Awesome show :)

Review by:
Jeremy Barrett

This was the first concert I have ever attended and it will remain with me for the rest of my life. It certainly is a story to tell the kids. I have seen many performances of Mr. Simon on various websites and DVD´s, but nothing beats it live! Thank you for the experience.