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Your 1st rock concert and when

Your 1st rock concert and when




The 1st big act I saw was Led Zeppelin at the Capital Center in May, 1977. Incredible show !


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The Doobie Brothers in 1974 in Charleston, WV. I was 16 at the time and had to sneak out of the house.. Theeth smiley Parents never knew.


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Peter Tork at the Beachland Ballroom in Cleveland OH in 2002. I was always a fan of the Monkees despite being born in 82. It was actually an awesome show.

My first "big" show was Metallica at the Gaylord Entertainment Center (now the Bridgestone Center) in Nashville in 2004.


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The Who. St. Louis Checkerdome. 1982 or 83


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George Thorogood, 1988, Madison Wisconsin, front row center stage.


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Ozzy, 1986 in Indianapolis. I was 15, my mother had no idea.


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IT was the Fillmore East in 69 but I'll be damned if I can remember who I saw first. I went there quite a bit. Maybe Mountain. That time in my life was a blur. LOL


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Guess Who in Cleveland somewhere around 1972


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Kiss, July 4, 1976 in Richmond, Va. Bob Seger was the opening act. Found the ticket stub recently.... 8 whole dollars.


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1967 The Honolulu shell in Waikiki area. on Oahu. Not sure who it was, But the cops shut it down at midnight because the old folks in the hotels were complaining of the noise .

Might have been Canned Heat .


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Good question.

Saw Sha Na Na in probably 1977 at the long-gone Bridgeport, Ct jai-alai fronton.

Saw the Beach Boys at Radio City (NYC) in, I think, 1979. Still have the baseball jersey shirt from that concert in the basement, so I can easily check the date. Theeth smiley


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First big show was the Beach Boys at the Cincinnati Gardens in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1965. If the BB don't qualify as "rock" then it would be the Rolling Stones at the Academy of Music in New York City also in 1965.


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Rolling Stones, Three Rivers Stadium, 1989. It was very last minute as seats opened up after the stage was erected.


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Sha Na Na, Lovin' Spoonful, Tiny Tim in Richmond. Late 60's, early 70's.


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Elton John and Foghat, Farm Show Arena in Harrisburg, Pa, early 70's, imagine Sir Elton John playing in the Farm Show building!


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The Who. St. Louis Checkerdome. 1982 or 83

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My favorite band! But I didn't get to see them until 2012 and by then it was just Pete and Roger. I'm guessing that was the Face Dances tour?


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Kinks 1978 - Sunrise Musical Theater - Fort Lauderdale, Fl


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Grassroots in 1971...Huntington, WV

Now the whole world knows I'm nearly old as dirt.


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Emerson, Lake and Palmer. 1977 at the Spectrum in Philly.


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Elton John 1976 at the Spectrum in Philly. Louder Than The Concord But Not Quite As Pretty tour.
I was 14 and still remember all of it. A life changing event.

BTW my LAST concert was in April 2017 to see Beer For Dolphins featuring Mike Keneally, Brian Beller and Joe Travers at The Kennett Flash in Kennett Square PA. Another show I will never forget. All of those players were on my musical bucket list and I was able to tick them all off in one night!

Future ticket purchased are Steven Wilson at the Keswick Theater in Glenside PA April 25 2018 and
P!nk (for my wife) at the Wells Fargo Center in Philly April 13 2018.

The journey continues...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louder_Than_Concorde_Tour


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Emerson, Lake and Palmer. 1977 at the Spectrum in Philly.

Hllywud
ELP was my 2nd concert in 77.


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The Who. St. Louis Checkerdome. 1982 or 83

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Saw the in 82 or 83. My ears rang for 3 days.


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First big show was the Beach Boys at the Cincinnati Gardens in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1965. If the BB don't qualify as "rock" then it would be the Rolling Stones at the Academy of Music in New York City also in 1965.

Robert
Robert, I'd say the Beach Boys qualify. Wow the Stones in 65. That had to be awesome. How big of a venue is the Academy?


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Chicago at a small college in Greenville, PA, around 1973.


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Alan Freed's Moondog Coronation Ball. Cleveland Public Hall. Long time ago. Early 50's. Yes really.