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JonlyBonly
12-07-2006, 12:42 AM
I got this idea from another thread. Thought it would be fun!

My first concert was Pat Travers (Boom, Boom Out Go The Lights) in 1978-79. I can't recall who else played, as I was only 4-5 at the time. I think the venue was the Indiana State Fairgrounds.

Who's Next? LoEv & Took the Bears 2 Hours, do you mind telling yours again?

Andrei Teteriouk
12-07-2006, 01:03 AM
I got this idea from another thread. Thought it would be fun!

My first concert was Pat Travers (Boom, Boom Out Go The Lights) in 1978-79. I can't recall who else played, as I was only 4-5 at the time. I think the venue was the Indiana State Fairgrounds.

Who's Next? LoEv & Took the Bears 2 Hours, do you mind telling yours again?

My first concert was no doubt at the wolverhampton civic in 1996

And seeing as this is th off topic page i can say how are you doing jonly bonly as i havent really been here since my pissed night when england were playing football or soccer as you might call it

Waterlily
12-07-2006, 02:05 AM
I think my first was a Chris Ledoux concert waaaaaay back in the 80's at a county fair, but I did see No Doubt before anyone knew who they were, when they were opening w/ the Goo Goo Dolls for Pearl Jam. :) (All the people with me, including me, said they were gonna be a hit when we heard them.) Still enjoy them!

Took the Bears 2 Hours
12-07-2006, 02:57 AM
Sure "Jonly" - my first concert was Black Sabbath at the Virginia Beach Dome - I just checked my ticket stub and it was 1971, not 1970. (Memory the second thing to go) I recall seeing them again only a short time later. I also have the little booklet they gave out at the door with pics of the band and advertisements - Ha! Tickets were something like $4.50. Around 1973 I started smuggling in my 35mm camera when I went to concerts - I still have some cool slides of bands from 1975-1990. The two times I was almost thrown out/camera nearly confiscated were: The Pretenders (drummer pointed at me and wagged his finger: "no pictures") and Talking Heads (an usher escorted me out of my seat but I managed to persuade her I was working for the student newspaper (U of Ky.)

LostEverything
12-07-2006, 01:23 PM
Very first: The Rascals, Shea Stadium NY.

Forgot one: Concert 10 Pocono Raceway, 9th grade around 1971 or 1972. A mini-Woodstock type thing and organized even worse. Tickets were only $10 or $20 but they had no way of checking if you had one, went with my buddy and his parents. Had to park 10 miles away and hike in.
Acts included Rod Stewart, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Edgar Winter. Was supposed to be 10 hours. We saw the first 4 no-namers and they decided to leave. Sound towers were sinking into the mud, kept getting trampled by paramedics hauling OD's away.

Next was Frank Zappa, Halloween 1974, Felt Forum, NYC. Was working with a guy that was a drummer in a small band and went to a lot following that.

Saw George Harrison that year, so I got to see a Beatle. Billy Preston rocked the house, then the Indians took the stage. Ravi Shankar was sick so we got his cousin instead. Pretty tedious stuff.

Cerberus
12-07-2006, 02:10 PM
First concert was I Mother Earth and Moist, in 1997, I believe. It was at a Toronto club then called the Warehouse. A band called Salmonblaster opened.

Dharma Ranch Dressing
12-07-2006, 02:19 PM
I went hardcore for my first one: Metallica in 93 or 92. Awesome concert. It was also the first time I ever smelled pot. Some other foolish kid I was with thought they were clove cigarettes. Ah, the simple ignorance of youth...

scocub
12-07-2006, 02:22 PM
My first concert was Power Station (Robert Palmer, John & Andy Taylor from Duran Duran and Tony Thompson) in 1985. I was 14 and my Dad took me, so my style was a little cramp, then again at 14 I didn't have much style so it was just a little cramp.

KittyLili114
12-07-2006, 02:24 PM
My first real concert was the Spice Girls.
I was in like 5th grade.:o

JonlyBonly
12-07-2006, 02:43 PM
I think my first was a Chris Ledoux concert waaaaaay back in the 80's at a county fair, but I did see No Doubt before anyone knew who they were, when they were opening w/ the Goo Goo Dolls for Pearl Jam. :) (All the people with me, including me, said they were gonna be a hit when we heard them.) Still enjoy them!

I can do you one better w/ No Doubt. I used to go see them in Anaheim before they even released their first album! Gwen was such a power-house on that stage w/ all those rough-neck boys! :D

This is a great thread! Lets have some more!!!

JonlyBonly
12-07-2006, 02:49 PM
My first concert was no doubt at the wolverhampton civic in 1996

And seeing as this is th off topic page i can say how are you doing jonly bonly as i havent really been here since my pissed night when england were playing football or soccer as you might call it

HAHA! How did you sneak in there w/o me noticing?!

Good to see you again Andrei! It has been a few weeks. Now, let me ask you... What does your siggy mean? I have no clue, but when ever I read it, I start singing "Ghee Bar, Ghee Bar, ooooo-ooooooh Take me to the Ghee Bar!!" I don't even know if it's a song, but it's kinda catchy when I hum it! :)

HaleiwaDiva
12-10-2006, 09:43 PM
My first concert was The Eagles & Jackson Browne (before they were famous) at the Troubador in Hollywood. I snuck in with a fake ID.

My most recent concert was last night...U2 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu. It was amazing!!!

Cerberus
12-11-2006, 08:54 PM
I saw Rancid last night. They rocked!

grrarrg0908
12-12-2006, 11:45 PM
Alexander O Neal, Wembley Stadium 1986.

Grizzlebees215
12-13-2006, 06:40 AM
Hot Water Music, The Anniversary and Elliott at the Troubador way back in 98 I think. It's what made me start playing the drums, and The Anniversary had a super cute girl keyboardist.

wingsbunny
12-13-2006, 11:31 PM
Stabbing Westward.... I'm wanting to say 1998?? Maybe 97? I don't know. But a darn good outside show in a big park here in Tulsa... It rained for three days before the show, so everyone was covered in mud. Too much fun! :D

REDSHIRT FOREVER
06-07-2007, 07:34 PM
The band that pretended to be Pink Floyd in 1988 for The Momentary Lapse Of Reason Tour.

GlassBallerina
06-07-2007, 07:37 PM
Ahaha... Mine was Avenged Sevenfold. I was right at front and it was wickkeedd.. :D

Jake Chambers
06-07-2007, 07:56 PM
Oh god... mine was in 1984 when I was 2. I watched the most popular singer in former Yugoslavia, Lepa Brena. Since then I was on... hundreds. The most popular singer I saw was Michael Jackson 10 years ago in Germany. The biggest concert I was on was two years ago, when a ex-Yugoslavian rock band reunited and made a tour. Almost 300 thousand people were there.

i sell seals!
06-07-2007, 08:28 PM
i saw chicago when i was in jr. high in the 80s. i had never heard of them before but my sister-in-law had an extra ticket 'cause my brother had to work that night.

Galinda
06-07-2007, 09:31 PM
I was supposed to go see New Kids on the Block when I was like, 9. But I got the chicken pox and couldn't go :( .

I think my first "real" concert was Dave Matthews Band at Walnut Creek in Raleigh, when I was a freshman in high school. :p

REDSHIRT FOREVER
06-07-2007, 09:55 PM
I was supposed to go see New Kids on the Block when I was like, 9. But I got the chicken pox and couldn't go :( .

I think my first "real" concert was Dave Matthews Band at Walnut Creek in Raleigh, when I was a freshman in high school. :p

That sound like you had your cake and ate it too.

Gai-Jin
06-08-2007, 02:53 AM
My first concert was Cypress Hill back in like 96 or 97. From what I can remember, it was a lot of fun. Thank god I got over that whole wannabe gangster phase. ;)

CurbFan
06-08-2007, 12:06 PM
That is whack.

:o Sorry.

Barney
06-08-2007, 09:04 PM
My first "real" concert was Creed, Default, and Sterefuse in Tupelo. I've always been a big fan of Mark Tremonti's guitar work so I really wanted to go.

GIGGITY,GIGGITY,GIGGITY!
06-08-2007, 09:21 PM
Candle Box in the mid 90's...I think?

Whispers16
06-09-2007, 07:16 AM
Rick Springfield in 1983 in Cleveland, Ohio.

-Carol :)

Jake Chambers
06-09-2007, 11:52 AM
I was supposed to go see New Kids on the Block when I was like, 9. But I got the chicken pox and couldn't go :( .

NKOTB? WOW! :D
I have their first album here somewhere on CD. Haha.

DaveWTS
02-11-2008, 08:22 PM
My first music concert is actually a Tori Amos concert... my mother loves Tori Amos and she had tickets to go to a concert and either people were busy that night or people did not want to go. My sisters did not want to go with her, and neither did my cousins and therefore I kinda took one for the team. The concert was actually good! She's a great performer...unfortunately her music does not fit my tastes. lol

KateKnowsAll
02-11-2008, 08:27 PM
Dave Matthews Band @ Shoreline

Stitchboy
07-12-2008, 03:28 AM
hmm....., my first concert, i think, well, i barely remember really. i think i was with my parents at some place in like reno or las vegas, and they had gone to see someone like neil diamond or something. i dont remember.

by myself, i think that first one was to see def leppard on the adrenalize tour. my seats kinda sucked, but it was a nice show.

Ceb18
07-12-2008, 04:13 AM
I saw Def Leppard in the 4th row, which may as well be the front row where we saw them :p :cool:

TakeMeToTheIsland
07-12-2008, 04:55 AM
Incubus in Manila, March 12, 2004. :D

quadrophenic
07-12-2008, 08:05 AM
My first was REO Speedwagon. My second, though, was The Who. So any cool-points lost on the first were re-gained at the second. :)

PennyHume
07-12-2008, 01:04 PM
I believe my first concert was probably a 'country-music' festival... because my mother likes country music and took us all with her.

But the first concert I ever chose to go to? I believe that was Warped Tour back in 2003? Not entirely sure of the year, but I was insanely excited and got to see some of my favorite bands of the time: The Ataris, Taking Back Sunday, and most of all, Brand New (Brand New being the only one of them who's really stood the test of time for me). It was a pretty great day, besides the fact that a crowd-surfer kicked me in the head and I passed out. I hate crowd surfers :mad:

As for New Kids on the Block... did anyone have their action figures?! I had one when I was little, and imagine my surprise when last year I found out my boyfriend had actually had one too... I guess New Kids cross gender boundaries.

eleganteros
07-12-2008, 03:47 PM
My first concert was Coldplay in January 2006. It was a 25th birthday present from my then-roommate. It was awesome.

Driveshaft108
07-12-2008, 04:02 PM
^ *is jealous*

*wants to go to coldplay concert*

noozman5
07-12-2008, 06:42 PM
When I was a kid I went to a lot of Country shows with my Mom & Dad. I saw Jerry Lee Lewis at the Whiting Auditorium in Flint, Michigan around 1967....and he ROCKED guys...seriously. I saw Merle Haggard twice....still a big fan. I saw Johnny Cash, and George Jones, Loretta Lynn, Tammy Wynette.....all these folks that they've made Movies about .:)

But, little nooz wanted to Rock too. The first big concert for me was a Triple Bill, Eddie Money, Pat Benetar, and Journey, at Atwood Stadium in Flint, Michigan in 1980.....that was a great show.

My last concert was Vince Gill....the Planet's Greatest Living Guitar Player.....at a local Ampitheatre in 2004'. That was the last show that I got to see with my Mom.....:(

Here's some music trivia for you guys......In the late 60's an uncle of mine played Lead Guitar for a Michigan Bar band called Terry Knight & the Pack. He had a falling out with Terry and walked away. Terry begged him to reconsider....he said "no thanks". 2 years later The Pack changed it's name..................to GRAND FUNK RAILROAD.........can you say DOHH !!!! :mad::mad::mad:

Ceb18
07-12-2008, 06:43 PM
^that sucks dude :p that has to be the biggest D'OH ever! lol :p :o

noozman5
07-12-2008, 06:50 PM
^that sucks dude :p that has to be the biggest D'OH ever! lol :p :o

It's Gotta be close CEB.........Let's just say my uncle knows how Pete Best feels.........:mad::(

alwayslost01
07-12-2008, 08:01 PM
My first ever gig was Trivium in Newcastle, UK. It was absaloutly awesome and we were so close to the band you could practically touch them :D:D

Jacob'sWiseOldMother
07-12-2008, 10:01 PM
The first big concert I ever went to was in the 1970's at a Charlie Daniels concert. The last concert was last June at an Alison Krauss show. She was excellent and has an amazing band!

charlies_angel
07-12-2008, 10:24 PM
oh dear, my first live concert was Kajagoogoo, 1983 at the NEC. The support band was H20.

No! I'v just remembered my Auntie took me with her to see Cliff Richard, also at Birmingham I think, but I can't remember the year, but it was before 1983 I'm, sure

PennyHume
07-12-2008, 11:52 PM
Here's some music trivia for you guys......In the late 60's an uncle of mine played Lead Guitar for a Michigan Bar band called Terry Knight & the Pack. He had a falling out with Terry and walked away. Terry begged him to reconsider....he said "no thanks". 2 years later The Pack changed it's name..................to GRAND FUNK RAILROAD.........can you say DOHH !!!! :mad::mad::mad:

That is a crazy thing, Nooz! I'm pretty sure he was kicking himself a few years later >.<

noozman5
07-13-2008, 12:56 AM
That is a crazy thing, Nooz! I'm pretty sure he was kicking himself a few years later >.<

Well....In fairness to my Uncle. I think that he was 18 or 19 when he played Bar gigs with The Pack. He played with them briefly, a few weeks or few months at the most. And, Terry had a reputation for being hard to work for. At that time there was just no indication that they would become a "Super Group" 3 or 4 years later.
If we could see into the future we would all be millionaires.....or we would be like poor Desmond. :)

PennyHume
07-13-2008, 01:05 AM
Well....In fairness to my Uncle. I think that he was 18 or 19 when he played Bar gigs with The Pack. He played with them briefly, a few weeks or few months at the most. And, Terry had a reputation for being hard to work for. At that time there was just no indication that they would become a "Super Group" 3 or 4 years later.
If we could see into the future we would all be millionaires.....or we would be like poor Desmond. :)

While seeing the future would be pretty nice for some reasons, I just don't think I'd want to have to know when my buddy was going to have an arrow to the jugular...

Cupcake
07-13-2008, 08:59 AM
East 17 :o

danhm
07-13-2008, 10:09 AM
The first concert of my choosing was in 2003ish -- I went to go see Eels with some of my friends in NYC.

nikolaiw7
07-13-2008, 10:37 AM
First concert was either The Topp Twins(10 points to you if you're not from New Zealand and know them) or Billy Bragg when I was 8 or so. It was the Mermaid Avenue tour, and it was awesome, the songs were much better live.

Kisiwa
07-13-2008, 10:49 AM
Beck. And the Cranberries opened.

I don't really like live music but he put on an AMAZING live show, and had a great hat.

EyeOfTheIsland
07-14-2008, 04:17 PM
My first concert was The Eagles & Jackson Browne (before they were famous) at the Troubador in Hollywood. I snuck in with a fake ID.

I am green with envy:p

mike010295
07-14-2008, 04:37 PM
system of a down in 2002, I was 14. My sister and her friends went out and they said I could come :)


http://youtube.com/watch?v=ZDm0jEn_DA0 - there's them playing,

GOBernardGO
07-14-2008, 05:29 PM
my first was Kid Rock :o :o :o :o :o
I don't even know why I went, I wasn't really into his music, or him for that matter :rolleyes:

my next was Santana, it was awesome :cool:

TheManBehindTheCurtain
07-14-2008, 05:43 PM
*doesn't like santana anymore*:p

cstyles206
07-14-2008, 07:21 PM
MxPx @ thew Showbox in Seattle when I was 15...I had a huge lime green mohawk! since then I've been to all sorts of shows, ranging from Styx to KRS-ONE to REO Speedwagon to Lynyrd Skynyrd to Tribe Called Quest to NoFx...

JonlyBonly
07-14-2008, 11:08 PM
My first was REO Speedwagon. My second, though, was The Who. So any cool-points lost on the first were re-gained at the second. :)Awesome! We saw REO on the Fourth of July... They sounded great too! :cool:

discohang
07-16-2008, 07:20 PM
My first concert was Bon Jovi... it was around 2001... My sister had an extra ticket cause one of her friends couldn't make it... And I didn't want to admit it, but I was Bon Jovi fan... so I went and the weird thing was that I was more into it than my sister... she just looked at me and said "You actually know all the words to all his songs?"... I was like 15yrs old and everyone around me was in their mid20s or older... It was fun...

Then I went to see Blink182 3 days later... that was awesome too...

Faradayfan4815
07-16-2008, 07:20 PM
The Monkees. Opening act: Wierd Al Yankovic

Pink Spider
07-16-2008, 07:33 PM
my first was Miyavi's "This Iz the Japanese Kabuki Rock Tour 2008" UK date on the 25th of June.....

LostLocke
07-17-2008, 04:34 AM
My "real" first concert was in 1985. My sister had me go with her to see Wham. :o

Since I refuse to admit that was my first concert, then my first four (I went to 4 different ones 4 weeks in a row, so I kinda lump them together) in the summer of 88, were...
The Cure, Duran Duran, Depeche Mode, and Front242.

GOBernardGO
07-17-2008, 05:18 PM
*doesn't like santana anymore*:p


why is that?? :confused:

political reasons?

The Good Twin
07-19-2008, 12:57 AM
*is going to first music concert tomorrow night*

:o :D

TheManBehindTheCurtain
07-19-2008, 01:03 AM
why is that?? :confused:

political reasons?

i have no idea about his politics:p

I just believe he's far too repetitive now.. all these collaborations with young artists and he just turns the melody of a verse to somekind of guitar answer tune, verse-guitar, verse-guitar.. both having very similar tunes

alwayslost01
07-19-2008, 01:05 AM
*is going to first music concert tomorrow night*

:o :D

What ever happened to calling it a 'gig'? Everyone calls it a concert now, I want gigs back :(:p

The Good Twin
07-19-2008, 01:07 AM
Gig? That makes me think of a dingy room, with a visible light technician, and a chicken. :p .

alwayslost01
07-19-2008, 01:08 AM
Gig? That makes me think of a dingy room, with a visible light technician, and a chicken. :p .

Exactly! Oh how I love my music and my gigs :p:o

The Good Twin
07-19-2008, 01:13 AM
:D . Fan of the chicken? :p .

alwayslost01
07-19-2008, 01:15 AM
:D . Fan of the chicken? :p .

You havn't lived until you've raved and headbanged with the chicken :D:D

What gig are you going to tomorrow?

*insert name of random R&B dude/dudette here*

TheManBehindTheCurtain
07-19-2008, 01:17 AM
NO please not RnB:(

:p

The Good Twin
07-19-2008, 01:17 AM
I dont even know where the chicken comes from. I just imagine a chicken in a corner at a "gig". :o .

And the Hip-Hop / Rap guy is hardly random. Ever hear of Jay-Z? :p .

TheManBehindTheCurtain
07-19-2008, 01:19 AM
jay-z

best rapper/hip hop/blabla of all time my a$$:mad:

*doesn't like his new songs*:p

alwayslost01
07-19-2008, 01:20 AM
I dont even know where the chicken comes from. I just imagine a chicken in a corner at a "gig". :o .

And the Hip-Hop / Rap guy is hardly random. Ever hear of Jay-Z? :p .

I prefer to pretend I don't :p I tend not to frequent with that time of music :p The chickens good, he likes all kinda music ;) Who do you think Jay-Z really is? :eek::D

The Good Twin
07-19-2008, 01:22 AM
jay-z

best rapper/hip hop/blabla of all time my a$$:mad:

*doesn't like his new songs*:p

Be quiet you. :p .


I prefer to pretend I don't :p I tend not to frequent with that time of music. The chickens good, he likes all kinda music ;) Who do you think Jay-Z really is? :D

:eek: . I never thought of it that way. I'm more excited now. :p .

alwayslost01
07-19-2008, 01:30 AM
:eek: . I never thought of it that way. I'm more excited now. :p .

So you should be! Chicken Jay-Z will rock your shizzle with his nizzle in the bizzle with the rizzel ;):p. (I have absaloutly no idea what I just said :D)

I still can't belive I gave up tickets to see Avenged Sevenfold at Newcastle :mad: Stupid girls :(

mike010295
07-19-2008, 01:47 AM
I thought the band playing calls it a gig :p

Bleacher Bum
07-19-2008, 02:27 AM
My first concert was the Red Hot Chili Peppers' Californication tour around '99 or '00.

Sabri_Aydin
07-22-2008, 12:52 PM
My first concert was Metallica concert in here, 99. I was about 13 or sth and i've been listening them all time (i still love). It was a great concert for me.

packerswes4
07-22-2008, 01:11 PM
Mine was George Strait.

BenWantsIcedTea
08-21-2009, 09:13 PM
And what songs did they play?

I saw Billy Idol last summer, and he did Rebel Yell, Sweet Sixteen, and Dancing with Yourself.

What about you guys?

LostHeroes
08-21-2009, 09:16 PM
I saw Britney Spears. She sang mainly her recent stuff from Circus, but slipped a few oldies in, like Baby One More Time etc.

Fried_Frogurt
08-21-2009, 09:17 PM
My first concert was the Red Hot Chili Peppers in 7th grade (like 2001). They played all the songs you'd expect them to, came back out twice for encores, and Chad did an awesome drum solo. I'll never forget it!

RiotLola_isLost
08-21-2009, 09:17 PM
Red Hot Chili Peppers, 3 years ago. :)

F_F, I swear I haven't read your post :D

Churley
08-21-2009, 09:20 PM
My first concert was either Peter, Paul, and Mary (you know, they play songs like Puff the Magic Dragon:D) or Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson (I can't remember what they played). I don't remember which one came first.

packerswes4
08-21-2009, 09:20 PM
George Strait. :)

Fried_Frogurt
08-21-2009, 09:21 PM
Red Hot Chili Peppers, 3 years ago. :)

F_F, I swear I haven't read your post :D

Nice, high five! I got a sweet shirt there, too, I wish I had a picture of it.

campari
08-21-2009, 09:23 PM
Oh boy......B.B. King.....in 1968 :o

faragay4faraday
08-21-2009, 09:35 PM
my first stadium concert was Metallica in 1999. they played a lot of newer stuff, which sucked. no ...and Justice for All at all, but a legthy and boring Nothing Else Matters. well, at least they played Seek and Destroy
I don't I ever went to a stadium gig again, didn't like it

my first club concert ... hmmmm ... dunno ... I think (extensive excursus ahead) the most famous band I've seen in my early years of club gigs was The Locust, even though I didn't know who they are back then. I just realized about 5 years later, when they were opening for Yeah Yeah Yeahs, that these were they guys I had seen and been impressed by big time back in 1999 in that shabby small town club in East Germany. wow, they had become f*cking legends in those 5 years ... I didn't get their name the first time, but there they were ... I totally fell in love with them (again) this time I knew their name and bought their albums

but I remember every first concert with a new girlfriend, does that count

-
- Explosions in the Sky
- Sigur Rs
- The Distillers
- Mouse on Mars

mike010295
08-21-2009, 09:37 PM
I saw System of a Down in 2002, I was 14 at the time, it was summer at the Tweeter Center in Camden, NJ

Fried_Frogurt
08-21-2009, 09:41 PM
I saw System of a Down in 2002, I was 14 at the time, it was summer at the Tweeter Center in Camden, NJ

Dude that's where I saw RHCP! Well, at the one near Chicago (it has a different name now)

coxie0520
08-21-2009, 09:47 PM
My first concert was either Peter, Paul, and Mary (you know, they play songs like Puff the Magic Dragon:D) or Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson (I can't remember what they played). I don't remember which one came first.

Nice! I wish my first concert was somebody decent; I saw the Backstreet Boys in 1999 :o

....and then again the next year.

My first club concert was none other than the number one dj in the world armin van buuren :D

Leah173
08-21-2009, 10:08 PM
The Gap Band and Kool and the Gang in the 80's. I was like young and begged my parents. Don't laugh! :D

mike010295
08-21-2009, 10:18 PM
Dude that's where I saw RHCP! Well, at the one near Chicago (it has a different name now)

yeah, First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, I've never been there before :(

iDREAM247
08-21-2009, 10:31 PM
Nice! I wish my first concert was somebody decent; I saw the Backstreet Boys in 1999 :o

....and then again the next year.

My first club concert was none other than the number one dj in the world armin van buuren :D
That's nothing.. I saw New Kids on the Block Dec 19, 1989 at the Oakland Coliseum when I was 10.

*is kinda embarrassed that I know the exact date*

jska108
08-21-2009, 10:36 PM
my first stadium concert was Metallica in 1999. they played a lot of newer stuff, which sucked. no ...and Justice for All at all, but a legthy and boring Nothing Else Matters. well, at least they played Seek and Destroy
I don't I ever went to a stadium gig again, didn't like it

my first club concert ... hmmmm ... dunno ... I think (extensive excursus ahead) the most famous band I've seen in my early years of club gigs was The Locust, even though I didn't know who they are back then. I just realized about 5 years later, when they were opening for Yeah Yeah Yeahs, that these were they guys I had seen and been impressed by big time back in 1999 in that shabby small town club in East Germany. wow, they had become f*cking legends in those 5 years ... I didn't get their name the first time, but there they were ... I totally fell in love with them (again) this time I knew their name and bought their albums

but I remember every first concert with a new girlfriend, does that count

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- Explosions in the Sky
- Sigur Rs
- The Distillers
- Mouse on Mars

I love Explosions in the Sky!

My first concert was Boys Like Girls (see avatar) and they played
-Thunder
-Hero/Heroine AND It WAS ACOUSTIC *melts*
-The Great Escape
-Dance Hall Drug
-On Top of the World (my personal favorite)
-Holiday
-Up Against The Wall

TomC
08-21-2009, 11:06 PM
The first concert I saw was Bob Dylan at Wembley Arena in November '03 when I was 15. As he usually does he played a pretty wide selection of his back catalogue so I was pretty happy, even though I'd only got into his music for the first time at the start of that year, so some was new to me too. But yeah it was a great first gig.

jska108
08-21-2009, 11:11 PM
That's nothing.. I saw New Kids on the Block Dec 19, 1989 at the Oakland Coliseum when I was 10.

*is kinda embarrassed that I know the exact date*

But NKotB are kind of cool. :p :D

mr_kav
08-21-2009, 11:44 PM
My first proper gig , not watching random school friends bands down the local pub, was The Shirehorses sometime in 1999 at uni.

myfourletterlie
08-22-2009, 04:01 AM
Some country person when I was really young. I don't even remember.

LoRab
08-22-2009, 04:04 AM
The Monkees. It was the "Then And Now: Best of the Monkees Tour."

i_taped_over_the_game
08-22-2009, 04:48 AM
Dave Gahan from Depeche Mode at The Avalon in Boston.

Or... no, technically Ladysmith Black Mambazo, but it was kind of a small venue so I don't really count it as a 'concert.'

Scott/Steve
08-22-2009, 05:44 AM
I don't think I've ever been to a 'real' concert. I know. I'm extremely uncool. :| :o

If I'm lucky I'll get my way into the Warped Tour in SF or maybe Hoobastank (I think that's in San Jose every once in a bit).

Eko
08-22-2009, 05:47 AM
I remember a couple of years ago, Mgo de Oz was going to have a concert here in Cancun and I was SOO excited for the new album (Gaia II) was new. Then I realized it was during a friend's birthday, so I just thought "screw him" and planned to go to the concert :o Then later I found out that they cancelled it and changed it to Mexicali :mad: I mean, are there even people in Mexicali? :|

Other than that I've been to some lame boring concerts they organize close to where I live, no one famous, though :o

scott_burke
08-22-2009, 05:49 AM
I've never been to one. I was going to go to Aerosmith, but ticket pices got to like 500 dollars a month before show. Dad wasn't having that. :(

BUT the show got cancelled because Steven Tyler fell on his head and was sick...

jska108
08-22-2009, 06:00 AM
My second concert will be Journey
And my third will be Kris Allen! :eek:

Let's Chop Cats
08-22-2009, 08:34 AM
Foo Fighters, in 2002 or 2003 I believe.

jska108
08-22-2009, 08:45 AM
^
You've seen a member of Nirvana in person
I want to have your eyes

scott_burke
08-22-2009, 09:35 AM
^
You've seen a member of Nirvana in person
I want to have your eyes

Kris Allen or Nirvana.


CHOOSE THY FATE.

LostHeroes
08-22-2009, 01:45 PM
My second concert will be Journey
And my third will be Kris Allen! :eek:

My second concert will be The Script
And my third will be Lily Allen! :eek:

No, wait, I completely forgot about Beyonce, I'll be seeing her in November, Lily isn't till December! :o

Long Con
08-22-2009, 01:50 PM
My first concert was in the mid-90's - it was Moist and I Mother Earth, and an opening band called Salmonblaster. :o It rocked. Changed my life.

FaraFox
08-22-2009, 04:09 PM
haha i am so embarrased by this but my first concert was Aaron Carter...but i was in like 3rd grade

but now i absolutely love going to concerts...mostly shows in smaller venues

Allostranger
08-22-2009, 04:18 PM
The Crystal Method back in 1999.

SeanFracture
08-22-2009, 06:25 PM
James, in 1999. Since then I've been to literally hundreds of shows. :)

blah
08-22-2009, 06:42 PM
I believe my first concert was Ozzfest 2000.

lineup: Ozzy Osbourne, Pantera, Godsmack, Static-X, Incubus, Methods of Mayhem, P.O.D., Queens of the Stone Age, Soulfly, Kittie, Disturbed, Taproot, Slaves on Dope, Reveille, Shovel, Primer 55, The Deadlights, Pitchshifter, Crazy Town, Pumpjack

was awesome :D

SeanFracture
08-22-2009, 06:45 PM
Hahahaha, the early 00's were a pretty funny time for music. Methods of Mayhem, SoD, Crazy Town were dreadful bands. Would have been fun though!

blah
08-22-2009, 06:55 PM
Haha yes, Methods of Mayhem was awful, Tommy Lee kept letting his pants fall down onstage. I dont remember the other two bands.

SeanFracture
08-22-2009, 06:57 PM
That's all Tommy Lee does!

Sadly, they've reformed. Uhohhh.

Fried_Frogurt
08-22-2009, 08:58 PM
The first concert I saw was Bob Dylan at Wembley Arena in November '03 when I was 15. As he usually does he played a pretty wide selection of his back catalogue so I was pretty happy, even though I'd only got into his music for the first time at the start of that year, so some was new to me too. But yeah it was a great first gig.

How do you feel about the way he retools his old songs for new concerts? Honestly it's hit or miss for me.

blueray
08-22-2009, 09:30 PM
the first concert i went to was avil lagvine probably like 2000 (oh when ever she was popular), i was a pre-teen.

PennyHume
08-22-2009, 09:35 PM
Some country person when I was really young. I don't even remember.

Same. My mom would have taken me.

rcknrolljunkie12
08-22-2009, 11:59 PM
ha, the first one I can remember is Britney Spears on her first tour. She was with 98 Degrees, A*Teens, BB Mak, and some other people.

Yeah...I was a gay little kid, ha.
Oh well, my elementary school girlfriend didn't mind. Dad did though.

Long Con
08-23-2009, 01:14 PM
Wow, I just realized that my first concert was the same one that banned user Cerberus went to! :eek: Coincidence or fate?

The Good Twin
08-23-2009, 01:17 PM
I think you're just stalking him. Psycho. :mad: .

Ceb18
08-23-2009, 04:40 PM
First Concert was Dave Matthews :cool:

I was onwy 6 yeaws owld :D

sophieBOYY
08-23-2009, 04:44 PM
S Club 7 anyone? ^^;;;;;
I was about 6 at most!

First music [ ;D ] concert was You Me At Six, when no one knew who the hell they were. My cousins pals is mates with them who gave me the heads up about them coming to Glesgeh =D So thankful for it.

-xx-

LostHeroes
08-23-2009, 06:13 PM
S Club 7 anyone? ^^;;;;;
I was about 6 at most!


-xx-
Ah, S Club 7! :D I never got to see them, but they were my first fave band! :D

Quinonez
08-24-2009, 05:10 PM
Saw Tool on Saturday in Pomona, CA. First & best concert. Words wouldn't explain it well enough.