What was the first concert you ever attended?

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Post by 66slim » Sun Sep 05, 2021 11:50 am

If you don’t count the monkees or Paul revere and the raiders at six flags amusement park, then it would be kshe 95 April fools day jam in 79.
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& couple others.
It was 8th grade and my friends dad drove us and we were supposed to meet him afterwards at park war memorial across the street. We got so foggy we could not find our way back there and he sent one of st louis finest to find us on wrong side of venue. Very good time but he was unhappy with us.

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Post by danM » Sun Sep 05, 2021 12:03 pm

esfc85 wrote:
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Ozzy Osbourne and UFO at The Aud in Buffalo, NY 4/9/1982.
I saw Ozzy around this time also. It was recently after Randy Rhodes passed.
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Post by 99 FXSTC » Sun Sep 05, 2021 12:59 pm

Jethro Tull Colt Park 1976

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Post by DrivinThatTrain » Sun Sep 05, 2021 1:10 pm

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Led Zeppelin 2/7/75 MSG
Went 1 week later at Nassau - killer show!!
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Post by CumberlandTerrapin » Sun Sep 05, 2021 2:31 pm

Little River Band 8/8/1983 at the Cumberland, Maryland Fairgrounds. My high school football team was roadies for the day helping unload the trucks and such. :guitar
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Post by Brian129 » Sun Sep 05, 2021 3:59 pm

Deep Purple/Rory Gallagher at the Felt Forum NYC, 1973 I think

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Post by Hamilton Mike » Sun Sep 05, 2021 4:32 pm

Hall & Oates at Mid Hudson Civic Center in 1977.
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Post by MushroomMan » Sun Sep 05, 2021 5:02 pm

Technically it was the Up In Smoke tour with Eminem, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg ect. (where I don't think a single real instrument was played on stage) but I like to consider my next one... the Stones at Renchler Field, one of the first few dates on the Bigger Bang Tour

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Post by friki » Sun Sep 05, 2021 5:53 pm

My Dad took me to see Pete Seeger, then to see Johnny Cash.

First "rock" show was the Marshal Tucker Band.
Then Zappa.

No wonder I have screwed up taste....

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Post by Mary Poppins » Sun Sep 05, 2021 6:35 pm

1. Olivia Newton John at Merriweather. Let's Get Physical tour.
2. Duran Duran at the Capital Centre.
3. Eurythmics (Howard Jones opened) at Merriweather.
4. Eric Clapton w/ Phil Collins on drums at the Capital Centre.
5. Grateful Dead at the Capital Centre.

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Post by Jack O. Hartz » Sun Sep 05, 2021 7:14 pm

friki wrote:
Sun Sep 05, 2021 5:53 pm

First "rock" show was the Marshal Tucker Band.
Then Zappa.

No wonder I have screwed up taste.
Not at all. Saw MTB once, with The Outlaws and somebody else (A Bill Graham, Winterland triple bill)

Saw Zappa twice, late 70s/early 80s.
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Post by hoffmanmr » Sun Sep 05, 2021 7:19 pm

Jack O. Hartz wrote:
Sun Sep 05, 2021 7:14 pm
friki wrote:
Sun Sep 05, 2021 5:53 pm

First "rock" show was the Marshal Tucker Band.
Then Zappa.

No wonder I have screwed up taste.
Not at all. Saw MTB once, with The Outlaws and somebody else (A Bill Graham, Winterland triple bill)
If you saw the same tour I did, the third band was Grinderswitch. At least that's the lineup I saw in Santa Barbara.

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Post by Jack O. Hartz » Mon Sep 06, 2021 10:26 am

hoffmanmr wrote:
Sun Sep 05, 2021 7:19 pm
Jack O. Hartz wrote:
Sun Sep 05, 2021 7:14 pm
friki wrote:
Sun Sep 05, 2021 5:53 pm

First "rock" show was the Marshal Tucker Band.

Saw MTB once, with The Outlaws and somebody else (A Bill Graham, Winterland triple bill)
If you saw the same tour I did, the third band was Grinderswitch. At least that's the lineup I saw in Santa Barbara.
Pretty sure I never saw Grinderswitch. Could have been Bromberg. Could have been Commander Cody.
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Post by hoffmanmr » Mon Sep 06, 2021 10:46 am

Jack O. Hartz wrote:
Mon Sep 06, 2021 10:26 am
hoffmanmr wrote:
Sun Sep 05, 2021 7:19 pm
Jack O. Hartz wrote:
Sun Sep 05, 2021 7:14 pm


If you saw the same tour I did, the third band was Grinderswitch. At least that's the lineup I saw in Santa Barbara.
Pretty sure I never saw Grinderswitch. Could have been Bromberg. Could have been Commander Cody.
Trust me, you didn't miss much.

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Post by Jack O. Hartz » Mon Sep 06, 2021 2:38 pm

Pretty sure I never saw Grinderswitch. Could have been Bromberg. Could have been Commander Cody. [/quote]

Trust me, you didn't miss much. [/quote]

I remember the name. Not sure I ever heard any.
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Post by hoffmanmr » Mon Sep 06, 2021 3:13 pm

Jack O. Hartz wrote:
Mon Sep 06, 2021 2:38 pm
Pretty sure I never saw Grinderswitch. Could have been Bromberg. Could have been Commander Cody.
Trust me, you didn't miss much. [/quote]

I remember the name. Not sure I ever heard any.
[/quote]
The bass player was Joe Dan Petty, who was a roadie for the Allman Bros. Southern rock. They weren't horrible, but forgettable is a good way to describe them.

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Re: What was the first concert you ever attended?

Post by bones » Mon Sep 06, 2021 8:02 pm

Moody Blues in Springfield MA in Nov 78 - i think...

i prob saw local cover bands in early high school years at the Resurrection hall
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Re: What was the first concert you ever attended?

Post by filbert » Tue Sep 07, 2021 8:29 am

The Kinks, Stanley Theater Pittsburgh 1980

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Re: What was the first concert you ever attended?

Post by rugles » Tue Sep 07, 2021 9:10 am

If you don't count the rock concert in my high school gym by Max Webster.

Then Styx at the CNE. Had good seats and got super stoned. Good times!!!

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