Who were the first band you saw live?

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Re: Who were the first band you saw live?

Post by Ida-Malena » Sun Jan 15, 2012 10:32 pm

My first real gig was Alice Cooper, must´ve been in 1990 or 1991. Awesome!
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Re: Who were the first band you saw live?

Post by Baudelaire » Sun Jan 15, 2012 10:40 pm

Bowling For Soup supported by Bloodhound Gang, Zebrahead and Army of Freshman back when I was 12.

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Re: Who were the first band you saw live?

Post by Skuzafan » Mon Jan 16, 2012 5:36 am

Rick Springfield, some time in 1984, Shreveport, LA, with Corey Hart.
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Post by Bren_D » Wed Jan 18, 2012 12:52 am

Evan wrote:
jimmyd wrote:Rootjoose
Jesus. I had managed to wipe the memory of that band clean out of my mind
Oi! Rootjoose were amazing!
Baudelaire wrote:Bowling For Soup supported by Bloodhound Gang, Zebrahead and Army of Freshman back when I was 12.
I used to work behind the bar at a venue that tour turned up at and got to watch the show, Bowling For Soup were brilliant.

I'm going to stop quoting now. My first gig? It was either Clannad touring Sirius or Suzanne Vega touring Solitude Standing. Both were sometime around '88 in Poole or Bournemouth I guess Suzanne Vega would be the cooler of the two. I'd have better memories of the gigs had I not been 5-6 at the time :D

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Re: Who were the first band you saw live?

Post by js2 » Thu Jan 19, 2012 7:33 pm

My Chemical Romance.
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Re: Who were the first band you saw live?

Post by General Specific » Fri Jan 20, 2012 2:02 am

Better Than Ezra

They put on a pretty good show and if you were a teen in the 90's like I was, you'll recognize a ton of their songs.

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Re: Who were the first band you saw live?

Post by inca » Tue Jan 24, 2012 4:41 pm

Hmm, ok, really sad when I was about 10 my sister loved Jason Donivan and I got draged along to the NEC Birmingham to see him as my sisters birthday treat does that count? I really hope not the place was half empty and our mum was there and my sisters best friends mum

First one I went to by choice

Bon Jovi, Have a nice day tour @ Richo arena Coventry, packed, brillient loved every second. I was a late commer to live music

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Re: Who were the first band you saw live?

Post by Shawna » Mon Mar 05, 2012 3:13 pm

Duran Duran with Erasure as an opening act.
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Re: Who were the first band you saw live?

Post by Hels147 » Sun Apr 15, 2012 10:42 am

Probably either terrorvision or the wild hearts in either Wakefield or Bradford back in the early 90s. I only have vague memories of that time, but they all seem to be good ones!

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Re: Who were the first band you saw live?

Post by CharlotteTheHarlot28 » Sun Apr 15, 2012 11:22 am

Avril Lavigne supported by Simple Plan in 2004 (I think) at what's now known as the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff.
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Re: Who were the first band you saw live?

Post by ness w » Sun Apr 15, 2012 1:25 pm

Showaddywaddy. In about 1977. They can still be caught on the Butlins/Pontins circuit I believe. (First musician I saw live was Acker Bilk and individual performer was David Essex - I guess my age will be coming apparent by now.)

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Re: Who were the first band you saw live?

Post by drinkthesunshinezine » Sun Apr 15, 2012 3:14 pm

Mine was Symposium at the Axiom in Cheltenham in 1999. Brilliant band. Tiny venue.
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Re: Who were the first band you saw live?

Post by Iwillnotgrowup » Sun Apr 15, 2012 3:51 pm

Guns N Roses
Milton Keynes National Bowl
May 1993
Supported by Blind Melon, Soul Asylum and the Cult

It was pissing down with rain and they were late but it was amazing!!

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Re: Who were the first band you saw live?

Post by Maddy » Sun Apr 15, 2012 8:54 pm

First real gig was The Zutons with Noah and the Whale and Mysteryjets in 2008, but I think the first real band I saw live was somebody like The Bandit Beatles(Bootleg Beatles?) at the Millenium Dome in 2000.

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Re: Who were the first band you saw live?

Post by JLT_CFC » Mon Apr 16, 2012 4:02 am

Monte Montgomery, don't remember the exact date, but I would want to say 2000-2002. Really surprised he's never hit it big, best acoustic guitar player I've ever seen.

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