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What was your first concert?

wahday

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The Cure, 1986 in Philadelphia. I was a high school senior. To be honest, I don't remember much. The second (and third, fourth and fifth) was the Grateful Dead, on that same tour with Thomas Dolby that Masswich mentioned.
 

JNA

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I am :-$ that I never went to concert in
growing up in NJ - Madison Square Garden or Garden State Arts Center, or CBGB.
living in Colorado - McNichols Arena
Don't remember any big venue in Utah.

Haven't been to many concerts - just not that interested or didn't have the money.
 

illinoisplanner

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Aerosmith (with Fuel as the opening act) at Alpine Valley Music Theater in East Troy, WI in July 2001.

I also saw folk artist Leo Kottke at the Woodstock Opera House sometime before then, but I consider Aerosmith to be my first true concert, as it was a large venue and a rock show.

I have been to probably 60-75 concerts or festivals since then, including seeing many of my favorite bands (several more than once), with Aerosmith far ahead in the lead with 10 shows. I consider myself pretty fortunate to have seen so many great acts and great live performances.
 

Mud Princess

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Pete Seeger and Arlo Guthrie. It was a benefit for the Farm Workers Union - I went with my older sister. I was only 11.
 
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