What was the first concert you ever attended?

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What was the first concert you ever attended?

Post by Jack O. Hartz » Sat Sep 04, 2021 11:41 am

Joni Mitchell's was Ray Charles (which is not too shabby)

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Post by hoffmanmr » Sat Sep 04, 2021 12:03 pm

The Guess Who in either 1970 or 71. Shreveport, Louisiana. I was like 12. I wore bell-bottoms and white patent leather shoes. I thought I was dressed so cool, but I probably looked like Donny Osmond.

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Post by Dad » Sat Sep 04, 2021 12:33 pm

Allman Brothers summer of 71

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Post by Jack O. Hartz » Sat Sep 04, 2021 12:43 pm

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Allman Brothers summer of 71
Roosevelt Stadium ?
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Post by berry_good » Sat Sep 04, 2021 12:47 pm

A triple bill: Def Leppard, The Scorpions & Ted Nugent at the Checkerdome in St. Louis June 1980

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Post by pmcall1 » Sat Sep 04, 2021 1:17 pm

Electric Light Orchestra - Capital Center Landover,MD. 1979 I think.


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Post by mahfouz » Sat Sep 04, 2021 1:19 pm

Pantera and White Zombie at the State Theater in Detroit (1991)

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Post by KEZHEAD » Sat Sep 04, 2021 2:15 pm

Grateful Dead at the Spectrum fall of 77
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Post by danM » Sat Sep 04, 2021 2:22 pm

Blue Sparks from Hell 1978.
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Post by Jack O. Hartz » Sat Sep 04, 2021 3:12 pm

danM wrote:
Sat Sep 04, 2021 2:22 pm

Blue Sparks from Hell 1978.
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Post by zimmy jr » Sat Sep 04, 2021 3:25 pm

The Who opening for Herman's Hermits in 1967. Even at 7 I knew it was an odd pairing. They pretty much freaked out all the kids & parents smashing their instruments at the end. Keith threw his snare into the crowd. Have not looked back since ✌😍
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Post by Rabbit » Sat Sep 04, 2021 3:46 pm

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Post by Jack O. Hartz » Sat Sep 04, 2021 4:24 pm

zimmy jr wrote:
Sat Sep 04, 2021 3:25 pm

The Who opening for Herman's Hermits in 1967.
Pretty cool 8)
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Post by Dad » Sat Sep 04, 2021 4:25 pm

ABB wasn’t at Roosevelt it was like a fairgrounds in Trenton I think (?)

And I friggin loved Blue Sparks from Hell

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Post by richblueyes » Sat Sep 04, 2021 4:29 pm

Wayne Newton, a circular theater down Disneyland way. Mom took me and my bro with her. Can't remember the date.
The closest I can come to my age is. Opening Comedian told a joke. "It wasn't the apple in the tree that caused trouble back when. It was the pear on the ground." I busted out laughing. Mom asked what I was laughing at? :shrug What do you tell Mom you know about sex? Told my Aunt who was with us, see he doesn't know. Aunt who was with us was laughin. Said, wouldn't be so sure.
So whatever age your parents assume you still don't know about sex. Maybe 3. :D
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Post by stellablue72 » Sat Sep 04, 2021 4:46 pm

Elvis impersonator with my parents
Earth Wind and Fire / Kool and the Gang with my parents

Quiet Riot (with a friend)
David Lee Roth - eat em and smile tour

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Post by ocmd » Sat Sep 04, 2021 4:51 pm

Guns and Roses opening for Aerosmith, summer 1988 at Merriweather
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Post by cumberland jimmy » Sat Sep 04, 2021 5:09 pm

Yes
8/16/1977
Capitol Centre
the day Elvis Died

The Firebird Suite
Parallels
I've Seen All Good People
Close to the Edge
Wonderous Stories
Turn of the Century
And You and I
Flight Jam
(Jon Anderson song)
Awaken
Starship Trooper

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Re: What was the first concert you ever attended?

Post by rdiberna » Sat Sep 04, 2021 5:11 pm

Peter, Paul and Mary Central Park 70`ish

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