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Your First Concert?

Fri Jan 30, 2015 11:49 pm

The title pretty much speaks for itself...

My first concert was The Rolling Stones supporting their "Voodoo Lounge" album, at RFK stadium (Washington D.C.), in August of '94. Counting Crows opened the show. The concert ended with a nice fireworks display. What a night!
 
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Sat Jan 31, 2015 12:15 am

U2, PopMart Tour, Foxborough Stadium, 1997.

That tour had some growing pains, and Pop isn't their most well-received album, but it was an amazing show. Still one of the best I've ever been to.

Can't remember who (if anyone) opened.
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Sat Jan 31, 2015 12:22 am

Iron Maiden, Powerslave tour '84, Halifax Metro Centre, opening act was Twisted Sister. Great concert.
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Sat Jan 31, 2015 12:29 am

John Farnham's Chain Reaction at the Silverdome in Launceston (Australia). I have the DVD from that concert tour, filmed at another venue during the tour. Having been to the concert still makes watching the DVD so much better, for the memory.   

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Sat Jan 31, 2015 12:32 am

First

The Young Rascals, Hirsch Coliseum, Shreveport, LA - June 1969.

Last

The Rolling Stones (my second Stones Concert), Zilker Park, Austin, TX - Oct 2006.

Best

The Mothers of Invention - Frank Zappa, Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN - May 1974
 
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Sat Jan 31, 2015 12:34 am

Quoting vikkyvik (Reply 1):

U2, PopMart Tour, Foxborough Stadium, 1997.

That tour had some growing pains, and Pop isn't their most well-received album, but it was an amazing show. Still one of the best I've ever been to.

Can't remember who (if anyone) opened.

They would have been better of without K-mart    All jokes aside, I'm sure it was awesome anyway!
 
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Sat Jan 31, 2015 12:45 am

Quoting VapourTrails (Reply 3):

John Farnham's Chain Reaction at the Silverdome in Launceston (Australia). I have the DVD from that concert tour, filmed at another venue during the tour. Having been to the concert still makes watching the DVD so much better, for the memory.   

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Sat Jan 31, 2015 1:08 am

A little of topic, but my complete concert list so far, is as follows:

The Rolling Stones
Buddy Guy
The Ramones
Smashing Pumpkins
Cracker
Counting Crows
Primus
Soul Asylum
Seether
The Gin Blossoms
PJ Harvey
Collective Soul
Veruca Salt
Bush
Spin Doctors
Better Than Ezra
Kid Rock

So many more shows I wish I could see/could have seen...

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Sat Jan 31, 2015 1:16 am

My first concert without my parents? My first concert without my grandparents? I think going to concerts ever since I can remember!

I think Peter, Paul, and Mary were the first I saw with peers. Or perhaps it was James Taylor.

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Sat Jan 31, 2015 1:21 am

I think my first real big-name concert was Gordon Lightfoot in 2007, but part of me thinks that's much too recent (I honestly don't remember!). I was big into "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" at the time, and that song and "Sundown" were the only ones of his I knew, but I still begged my parents to take me, and it was a great show.

Since then, I've also seen the following:

Van Halen (Omaha, 2008)
Bruce Springsteen (Omaha, 2008)
INXS (Wolf Trap, 2011)
Van Halen again (Kansas City, 2012)
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Sat Jan 31, 2015 1:25 am

27th June 1987 - U2 Joshua tree tour, Croke Park dublin.
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Sat Jan 31, 2015 1:45 am

Quoting bestwestern (Reply 10):
27th June 1987 - U2 Joshua tree tour, Croke Park dublin.

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Sat Jan 31, 2015 1:49 am

Quoting UltimateDelta (Reply 9):

I think my first real big-name concert was Gordon Lightfoot in 2007, but part of me thinks that's much too recent (I honestly don't remember!). I was big into "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" at the time, and that song and "Sundown" were the only ones of his I knew, but I still begged my parents to take me, and it was a great show.

Since then, I've also seen the following:

Van Halen (Omaha, 2008)
Bruce Springsteen (Omaha, 2008)
INXS (Wolf Trap, 2011)
Van Halen again (Kansas City, 2012)
Bruce Springsteen again (Omaha, 2012)

Nicccceee. I've heard Van Halen shows are incredibly expensive, even for general admission?
 
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Sat Jan 31, 2015 1:50 am

Motley Crue, opened by Loudness in Madison Square Garden. Something like 1985 or early 86.

Quoting nitepilot79 (Reply 7):
A little of topic, but my complete concert list so far, is as follows:

I don't think I could name them all or the dates, but a couple of the notable ones:

Ozzy Osbourne, opened by a little known group with a couple of albums under their belt...Metallica. 1986, I think.
Soft White Underbelly, aka Blue Oyster Cult, in a small place in Bay Ridge Brooklyn called L'Amour.
The Who at Giants' Stadium in the early '90s

The latest concert, which was fair, at best: The Black Keys, opened by Cage the Elephant at the Yum! Center.
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Sat Jan 31, 2015 1:50 am

Aside from "children's concerts" I apparently went to, my first real concert was Rush live at the Air Canada Centre in 2007. Since then I've seen Rush live 3 additional times (twice in Toronto and once conveniently in Vancouver while there on vacation). Next Saturday I'm seeing a Canadian band called Saga (in Toronto). Saga, despite being a Canadian band has their largest fan-base in Europe (especially Germany).

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Sat Jan 31, 2015 2:32 am

Quoting nitepilot79 (Reply 12):
I've heard Van Halen shows are incredibly expensive, even for general admission?

In 1971 we were trying to get Chicago at the University of Arkansas. They wanted an incredible $25,000. Our budget for the student association was just $12,000 and we needed to put on four shows a year and not charge students over $2, or $6 for non-students.

The best group we brought in was 'The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band' - who played for four hours - encore after encore. It was a great time.
 
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Sat Jan 31, 2015 2:53 am

Quoting fr8mech (Reply 13):
Ozzy Osbourne, opened by a little known group with a couple of albums under their belt...Metallica. 1986, I think.



Holy moly! Ozzy the master! Must have been awesome!

And Metallica with Cliff Burton, wow. What an opportunity!
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Sat Jan 31, 2015 3:04 am

The Killers, Wembley 2013.

Relatively late in my life (aged 19) and Wembley Stadium is not a great venue for music, but the band themselves were brilliant.
 
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Sat Jan 31, 2015 3:14 am

Quoting nitepilot79 (Reply 16):
The Metallica billing must have been in support of "Master Of Puppets".

It was...and I later saw them headlining at the Nassau Coliseum in support of "Master of Puppets". I believe the Ozzy show was their last opening gig.

I suspect they were already headlining when they opened for Ozzy. You just didn't pass up a chance to open for Ozzy in the mid-80s...at Madison Square Garden, if you were hard-rock/heavy metal.

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Sat Jan 31, 2015 3:35 am

Oct 24, 1973 - Moody Blues at the Montreal Forum.
 
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Sat Jan 31, 2015 3:38 am

I always wish I could have seen Guns 'n' Roses/Metallica, in '92.
 
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Sat Jan 31, 2015 3:53 am

Patty Loveless and Neal McCoy. September 1997 in somewheresville North Carolina (it might have even been Hiawassee, GA). It's been so long. But it was a good show.

My next concert was two years later at Paramount's Carowinds. On the bill was the CCM group Point of Grace (it was a church summer trip--I was a sheltered child).

June 2008 -- Stevie Nicks in Atlanta. Fanbloody tastic.
November 2008 -- Tina Turner in Atlanta. Probably the best concert I've been to.
January 2009 -- The Killers at Atlanta Civic Center. Good show. But I felt like a pedophile at age 22 surrounded by 14 year-old emo hipsters.
March 2009 -- a congratulations to a buddy of mine (ostensibly straight) for getting into medical school I bought him tickets to his favorite singer...Britney Spears. He then invited me...sidenote...I'm still questioning whether that was a date and I should've gotten a kiss......
January 2014 -- saw P!nk in Milwaukee. Such a wonderful show.
 
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Sat Jan 31, 2015 4:49 am

Quoting nitepilot79 (Reply 7):
A little of topic, but my complete concert list so far, is as follows:

Certainly can't remember all the concerts I've been to, but here is a decent list:

U2 - 1997
The Who - (twice; Quadrophenia Tour, 1997 or so - thankful I got to see them before John Entwistle died; then in the 2000s)
Dave Matthews (2 or 3 times; late '90s, 2000s)
Metallica (3 or 4 times, once at the Big 4 Show)
Aerosmith (3 times; late '90s, 2002 or so, 2010 or so)
Ozzy Osbourne (Rob Zombie opening)
Motorhead (Valient Thorr and Clutch opening)
Stone Temple Pilots (twice, I think)
Incubus
Velvet Revolver and Alice In Chains (basically a dual headliner)
Alice In Chains (with Mastodon and Deftones opening)
Rush (umm, 6 times now? and they're coming back in the summer for 2 shows near LA, so that ought to be 7 and 8).
Green Day (Franz Ferdinand opening, I think)
Slayer (at the Big 4 Show)
Anthrax (at the Big 4 Show)
Megadeth (at the Big 4 Show)
ACDC (twice)
Dream Theater (3 times I think, Opeth opened one of them I believe)
Avenged Sevenfold
Tool
Godsmack
Rolling Stones
Roger Waters (The Wall tour a couple years ago.....freaking spectacular)

There are probably at least a few more, but that's all I can remember at the moment.

Quoting nitepilot79 (Reply 12):
I've heard Van Halen shows are incredibly expensive, even for general admission?

Says the guy whose first show was The Rolling Stones.

By the way, your heavily '90s-flavored concert list wins my approval.

Quoting fr8mech (Reply 18):
I believe the Ozzy show was their last opening gig.

Believe so. To quote Ozzy (or what I think he said, at least), "they gave me a run for my money every night!"
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Sat Jan 31, 2015 5:20 am

White Zombie - February 1993 The Limelight NYC.

Quoting nitepilot79 (Thread starter):
My first concert was The Rolling Stones supporting their "Voodoo Lounge" album, at RFK stadium (Washington D.C.), in August of '94. Counting Crows opened the show.

I saw them that tour at Giant's Stadium, Counting Crows opened for them there too.
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Sat Jan 31, 2015 5:26 am

Quoting vikkyvik (Reply 22):
Says the guy whose first show was The Rolling Stones.

By the way, your heavily '90s-flavored concert list wins my approval.

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Sat Jan 31, 2015 5:55 am

Dave Brubeck - '62

We actually got in free as we saw Ray Brown (Bass) unloading the drum set from a station wagon and offered to help.

All four guys were exceptionally kind to kids and high school students - talking to everyone without rushing. Finally some stage manager figured it was time to start the show so the curtains started opening and we had to run to get off the stage.

A few years later I was able to see Ella Fitzgerald sing in San Francisco - another brilliant talent. My granddaughter has now fallen in love with her because of my Ella In Berlin CD.

And for the Big Band Era I got to go to a Benny Goodman show in Tulsa. Every guy in the band except Goodman signed our program (I still have it as there were some very good musicians in the band) - except Goodman. He also left the stage without playing his theme song and had to return from his dressing room (probably after another nip) to play it. Loved the show, but was turned off of Goodman.
 
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Sat Jan 31, 2015 6:08 am

Technically, Merle Haggard Salina, Kansas 1971.

Funny story: First off, Merle was not there. He was scheduled, but he did not show up. Other acts were there, however. Here is the funny part: My mom was (is?) obsessed with Merle Haggard. One time, she made dad drive to every houseboat dock at Lake Shasta because she heard one time that he has a houseboat there.

Anyway, she was 15 months pregnant with me and had her priorities in line. So her mother and my dad and her drove from their home in Topeka to Salina, Kansas to see Merle.

I saw Tanya Tucker when I was 4 in Pendleton, Oregon and my first big "stadium" show was Amy Grant at Seattle Center Arena in December 1988.
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Sat Jan 31, 2015 6:10 am

Quoting STT757 (Reply 23):
White Zombie - February 1993 The Limelight NYC.

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Sat Jan 31, 2015 10:54 am

Quoting Ken777 (Reply 25):
Dave Brubeck - '62

Wow! That must have been amazing to see!

My first concert was Megadeth in 1997

Best concert: Black Sabbath reunion tour in 2000 in the Skydome (now the Rogers Centre), Toronto, opened by Pantera and the Deftones.
 
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Sat Jan 31, 2015 10:58 am

Thanks Internet for finding back the date : 20 Oct 2001 at the Élysée Montmartre

Stereophonics with Superbus (French band) opening. I don't listen to them anymore, too pop. I wasn't a big fan either, it was just a friend that offered to come by.

That's when I fell in love with the Élysée Montmartre venue, great place where I went for other concerts, and student parties too. Unfortunately it's closed since a fire.

Best concert, a tie between Apocalyptica at a small venue (Trabendo), Archive at a student party (Polytechnique), and Porcupine Tree at another small venue (Bataclan).

I must say I'm not interested in stadium concerts, there might be a great show but it's not about the music anymore. I quite like the concerts my suburb town is organizing, with less known artists (but not unknown), for a very small fee (10-15€) and in small venues. An example was Henry McCullough for a St Patrick's day concert.
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Sat Jan 31, 2015 11:18 am

Some gigs on here I definitely would have loved to have seen.

Went to crappy radio gigs in Dublin when I was about 12 or 13...Beat On The Street anyone?   

But me first proper gig was Pearl Jam in The Point Dublin in 2000, me friend bought me ticket, 28 pounds!
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Sat Jan 31, 2015 11:36 am

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Sat Jan 31, 2015 12:47 pm

The first I know for sure I watched was Nirvana at Roskilde Festival 1992. Mind you, I was 10 years old and standing in one of the concession stands with my parents who were volunteering. It just so happened it was facing the stage where Nirvana were playing at the time. By all accounts the concert was quite a disappointment, but Denmark had just won the European Championship in football a few hours earlier, so the mood was over the moon. One reviewer remarked that Kurt Cobain could have read out loud from the yellow pages, and people would still have been wildly excited.

The first one I can remember going to was Kraftwerk at Roskilde Festival 1998, during their fairly brief 1998 World Tour (IIRC they only played 10 concerts or so during the tour). Quite an experience entering the tent at the same time as the vocoder intro began ('Meine Damen und Herren, Ladies and Gentlemen, heute abend aus Deutschland, die Mensch-Maschine Kraftwerk'), and then watching the stage curtain part and seeing the lab-like concert setup they used at the time.
 
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Sat Jan 31, 2015 2:34 pm

First real concert as an 'aware' music fan? Cyndi Lauper, front row, Sydney Entertainment Centre, 'True Colours' tour...

She was absolutely absolutely amazing!

I was there with my then-girlfriend and it was her first concert too.

If I remember correctly, I think Waa Waa Nee opened for her.

I have been in the audience twice when concerts were filmed for commercial release. Once, the U2 live in Sydney (at the SFS) video/DVD/bluray and the second time The Eurythmics live in Sydney around the time of the 'Revenge' album. You can actually see me in the crowd during one scene...

That U2 concert is still THE single best concert I have ever been too, and made me a U2 fan for life. It was also the most emotionally charged concert of my life, as my grandfather was dying at the time from a long term terminal illness, and he in fact died 24 hours after the concert.

My most recent concert was James Reyne and Australian Crawl, whi I've now seen twice in a few months.

Next concert? Shouldve been Icehouse and Boom Crash Opera in Melbourne this Tuesday night...

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Sat Jan 31, 2015 2:39 pm

Queen at Wembley, 1986, a group of us made the trek up there and back.
 
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Sat Jan 31, 2015 2:46 pm

Embarrassed to say this, my mum dragged my sister and I along to Cliff Richard at Mt Smart Stadium in November 1994. I was 11, my sister was 8.
 
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Sat Jan 31, 2015 3:36 pm

When I was a young-un in the late 70s I simply didn't have the money nor the transportation to see many shows. I was so envious of the kids who could go and then show up the next day in school wearing the obligatory tee shirt. Many of them had no idea what the music was about, they just went because they could go and then show off the next day. Also to be honest I'd rather have been around for the stuff from the late 60s and early to mid 70s. Bands like Zepp in their prime would have been the thing.

Quoting rfields5421 (Reply 4):
Best

The Mothers of Invention - Frank Zappa, Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN - May 1974

  

First: Blue Oyster Cult (ya gotta start somewhere!)

Last: Steve Hackett, Genesis Revisited (last November)

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Sat Jan 31, 2015 3:38 pm

My first concert was a little-known band called Led Zeppelin - July 6th, 1973 at Chicago Stadium.
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Sat Jan 31, 2015 5:42 pm

Quoting ER757 (Reply 37):

I still find it hilarious that the 4th concert Led Zeppelin ever played (still under the New Yardbirds monicker), was at a small rock club in a villa I later used to pass on a daily basis. Even better, the opening act was a gimmick band, an all-female rock group. The gimmick? They played topless 
 
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Sat Jan 31, 2015 6:25 pm

Quoting ER757 (Reply 37):
My first concert was a little-known band called Led Zeppelin - July 6th, 1973 at Chicago Stadium.

I'm suitably impressed, but if they could book a stadium I don't think they could be called "little known"? By that point in time they had released Led Zepplin, Led Zepplin II, Led Zepplin III, Led Zepplin IV and Houses of the Holy... Wiki says the place held 17,000 fans...

However, as above, that's the era I would have loved to have grown up in. Zep, Who, Floyd, Cream, Crimson, Yes, Tull, Zappa, so many bands putting out such great stuff...
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Sat Jan 31, 2015 7:05 pm

Quoting Revelation (Reply 39):
Quoting ER757 (Reply 37):
My first concert was a little-known band called Led Zeppelin - July 6th, 1973 at Chicago Stadium.

I'm suitably impressed, but if they could book a stadium I don't think they could be called "little known"? By that point in time they had released Led Zepplin, Led Zepplin II, Led Zepplin III, Led Zepplin IV and Houses of the Holy... Wiki says the place held 17,000 fans...

I too am suitably impressed, but I also know sarcasm when I see it.  
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Sat Jan 31, 2015 7:14 pm

Quoting vikkyvik (Reply 40):
I too am suitably impressed, but I also know sarcasm when I see it.

Ok, you got me!

It's been one of those days...

It's 2PM and I've had been up since 8AM and have had several cups of coffee and the brain is just sooo slow today....

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Sat Jan 31, 2015 10:28 pm

Quoting nitepilot79 (Reply 12):
I've heard Van Halen shows are incredibly expensive, even for general admission?

I don't remember about the first show specifically, but I think for the second one, it came to about $100 per person...totally worth it, though.  
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Sat Jan 31, 2015 10:47 pm

Most memorable concerts I remember was Aerosmith Done with Mirrors tour in 1986

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Taylor Swift a few years ago in BOS. My cousins dragged me to it while I was visiting. My ears are still bleeding from the terrible music and the absolutely batshit crazy preteen girls.   
 
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Eddie Arnold. Country Music. Miami Florida 1953.

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Tour "On Every Street".
Great stuff! Outdoor too!

Still with my parents.......cool!

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Quoting Revelation (Reply 36):
Best: Probably it was Stevie Ray Vaughn, but other favs were/are Yes's 35th anniversary tour with classic lineup doing classic tunes, and Three Friends playing the music of Gentle Giant (three original members).

Never got to see Stevie Ray - one of the great regrets of my life.
Saw Yes a bunch of times in the 70's and 80's, probably like 8 times. The first two times Wakeman had left and Patrick Moraz was the keyboardist. Then Wakeman came back and played with them every other time I saw them.
Cool that the Gentle Giant guys came back around, a very good band in their day, never got the recognition I thought they deserved.

Among the other bands I got to see multiple times were The Who, 6 times, twice when Moon was still alive, Genesis about 7 or eight times, saw Zep two more times and had great seats for a fourth when Bonzo died and they cancelled the tour, Scorpions 4 times, Kansas and Bad Company twice each (once together on the same bill), oh and Nektar twice. For those unfamiliar with them, they were sort of a lesser known Yes, though I dare say more inventive.
 
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RE: Your First Concert?

Sun Feb 01, 2015 5:41 am

Been to three concerts... all within the last year. So grateful that I was able to see my three favorite artists before they're gone.

1. Chicago, 3/18/2014, Wenatchee WA
2. Elton John, 9/17/2014, Spokane WA
3. Fleetwood Mac, 11/22/2014, Portland OR

Also would like to see the Doobie Brothers, the Eagles (missed their tour last year), Paul McCartney, Rod Stewart, and Earth, Wind and Fire. Michael Buble as well, though I figure I still have some time to get that one crossed off the list.
 
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RE: Your First Concert?

Sun Feb 01, 2015 6:04 am

Quoting bunumuring (Reply 33):
If I remember correctly, I think Waa Waa Nee opened for her.

God, that's going way back!

The first concert I went to was a U2 concert with BB King in 1989, at the then-new Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne (back then still called the generic sounding National Tennis Centre).

Weddings, Parties, Anything opened for them, a great pub band.

The last concert I went to was Creedence Clearwater Revival a couple of years back. Very interesting crowd, a bunch of early-20's girls who had partaken of 'substances' beforehand trying to get on the stage, and a bunch of blokes in their 60's & 70's who had way too much to drink.......
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