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Your First Concert
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8 December 2012
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GeorgeTSimpson said
Iwas at donauinselfest, an open_air festival in vienna with about 36,000 attenders on the biggest stage, the last 4 years. 8so the first time when I was 8 or 9) I never was at a concert for on single person but I'm possibly going to see peter gabreiel and pink floyd (or someone of pink floy who plays the wall) next year

You´re going to see Roger Waters!!?? (I take it that´s who you mean?)

How unfair!! :(

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8 December 2012
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The Jacksons Victory Tour, 1984, in Chicago. Still one of my fondest concert memories.

 

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26 January 2013
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Beatles in the Blood
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Mine was Big Time Rush (reminder I'm only 10) and it was in 2010. They played I Want To Hold Your Hand and that's how I got into THe Beatles

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26 January 2013
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The Jam. 3 December 1982, Wembley Arena. It was their farewell tour and I think tickets were about £5. I was 15.

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26 January 2013
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Davy Jones of The Monkees in 1999 I was 9.

If you don't who they are...they were basically a tv show/music band based off The Beatles in 1960s.

Lets just say after that concert I stopped liking The Monkees and a few years later when I became a Beatles fan I despised them (The Monkees) because they didn't play their own instruments at first. Now I look back on the show/music as nostalgia of my childhood. My mom took me because I like the music and thought Davy cute, not knowing he was about 50 something then. What is funny, I got grossed about it then, but now I think Paul McCartney was cute when he was younger even though now I know he is 70. a-hard-days-night-paul-3

Edit: The first concert I enjoyed was 3 Door Down in Nov. 2003.

26 January 2013
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sky090909 said
Davy Jones of The Monkees in 1999 I was 9.

You do like your 9s, Sky!

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26 January 2013
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mja6758 said

sky090909 said
Davy Jones of The Monkees in 1999 I was 9.

You do like your 9s, Sky!

yup lola-hard-days-night-george-10

 

27 January 2013
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My first concert was Matthew Good Band in 1999, I was 16.  They are a Canadian Band who is no longer together.  It was a really good show, they played quite well!  The girls that I went with were pretty lame though, that was a bit of a downer.  People that were more into the music would have made it more enjoyable.  The tickets were pretty cheap, probably about $25.00.

 

 

"Please don't bring your banjo back, I know where it's been..  I wasn't hardly gone a day, when it became the scene..  Banjos!  Banjos!  All the time, I can't forget that tune..  and if I ever see another banjo, I'm going out and buy a big balloon!"

 

27 January 2013
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Trying to convince my parents to let me go to Roger Waters:The Wall in September. The main problem they have is that it´s during term-time and at the Wembley Stadium in London, plus the price (65 quid per person, I think). They understand how important music is to me tho, and particularly Roger (or rather his lyrics), so I might be able to go, I think - I hope.

All my favourite musicians are older than 60 so I want to see them while I have the chance, who knows, they might decide to retire soon and then I´ll never see them. I can´t stand the thought of that.

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21 April 2013
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I don't remember the year but it was The Caverners, a Beatles tribute band from Ontario, Canada. That concert inspired me to take music lessons.

My favourite song is 'Stairway to Heaven' by Motley Crue on their 1876 album 'Yellow Submarine'.
21 April 2013
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My first concert was the Beach Boys in 1980, but it was an outdoor show with my parents.  It was crowded, hot and uncomfortable, so they packed my sister and myself up early and we went home.

My first concert paid for with my own money was Cheap Trick with Eddie Money in 1988.  CT were enjoying their resurgence from the 'Lap Of Luxury' album.  I was in the 5th row and caught a pick from Rick Neilson.  No big deal, considering the number of picks he chucks out.  Still though...

E is for 'Ergent'.
27 May 2013
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I'm deciding I'm going to pull Rain off as my first concert, because they're much cooler. But I must say, they did very well portraying the Beatles, it was stinking awesome.

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27 May 2013
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parlance said
The Jacksons Victory Tour, 1984, in Chicago. Still one of my fondest concert memories.

 

parlance

I am ridiculously jealous of you at the moment! I've only seen awful bootlegs of The Victory Tour :( I've never been to a proper ermagherdbigmegastar concert thingamabob but I've been to a couple of Irish-band gigs but my first concert would be Mo Hat, Mo Gheansaí (my hat, my jumper) a duo who sing in Irish and they are possibly the soundest lads I've ever met (and they do a savage cover of Hey Jude)

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28 May 2013
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My first concert was Billy Joel, when I was 13.  It was ok...he's not one of my fav's or anything...but my sister and bro-in-law offered to take me..so why not?!

You don't even want to know what I just paid for my Paul tix for August/13!!!  Mind you...we have seats on the floor, VERY close to the stage!!!  heartheartheartMore than anyone else, me thinks! a-hard-days-night-george-10

"....take a sad song & make it Meilleur"....

28 May 2013
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^^^^Now I'm curious, how much????? Nosy me a-hard-days-night-george-10

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28 May 2013
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You arn't nosy, AppleScruffJunior! a-hard-days-night-george-10  I paid $275.00 CDN, which according to the money converter online is approximately $176 British Pounds.  I don't care!  I paid $165 to see him back in November and THAT was a bargain!  It's money well spent!! a-hard-days-night-george-10

"....take a sad song & make it Meilleur"....

28 May 2013
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€205 :O JAYSUS! Hope you enjoy the show and it doesn't get cancelled a-hard-days-night-george-10

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