GALLERY: Counting Crows & Rob Thomas

Counting Crows and Rob Thomas brought the best of the '90s back to CalCoast Credit Union's Open Air Theatre at SDSU on Sept. 14.

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Counting Crows brought some of the best songs of the '90s back to SDSU's Open Air Theatre on Wednesday, Sept. 14.
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Counting Crows feeling the energy of the temperate evening.
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Co-headliner Rob Thomas warmed up the crowd with great songs of his own.
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Counting Crows' frontman, Adam Duritz, complete with his Velvet Underground & Nico shirt.
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David Immergluck busted out the mandolin.
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Duritz getting into it.
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Lead guitarist Dan Vickrey bonding with Duritz.
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Anyone else notice a little resemblance between Duritz and comedian Eric Andre?
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Whoever was doing lights that night -- on point.
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Counting Crows have sold more than 20 million album worldwide.
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The band also received an Academy Award nomination for the song "Accidentally in Love."
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The band's name is taken from a British divination nursery rhyme about counting magpies (a cousin of the crow).
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Counting Crows started when Duritz and guitarist David Bryson started playing acoustic shows together in San Francisco cafes.
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In 1994, the band toured with the Rolling Stones.
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Their album "August and Everything After" has become somewhat of a '90s songwriting masterpiece.
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Who could forget Rob Thomas?
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His former band, Matchbox Twenty, was all over the radio during the '90s.
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Once Thomas went solo, the hits just kept coming.
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Thomas received three Grammy Awards for his collaboration with Santana on "Smooth."
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He's not selfish with his abilities either -- he has written songs for tons of popular artists.
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K Phillips was lucky enough to open the show.
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It has to be a daunting feat to open for megastars like Counting Crows and Rob Thomas.
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We think he did just fine.
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And so did the crowd.
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