Concert meme

May 28, 2008 Commentary, Music 0

Because I need a break from redesigning my websites.

What was the first concert you ever went to? What was your favorite concert? And which concerts do you regret not going to?

My first, at least that I can remember, was New Kids on the Block. I won tickets off of the local pop station back when I was 11 or 12, and my mom took me. Row 27, haha!

My favorite was U2’s Popmart concert in ’97. It was flashy and over the top, but at the core of it all, the band played a hell of a show. U2 concerts aren’t just concerts; they’re religious experiences.

I really regret missing three concerts. One was the David Bowie/Nine Inch Nails tour in the mid-nineties. ARGH. Second would be Smashing Pumpkins/Garbage, again in the mid-nineties. And the third I even had tickets for. [headdesk] It was the Blockbuster RockFest in 1997, held at the Texas Motor Speedway. It was HUGE. And it was free. And I let my mother talk me out of it. This is the missed concert that makes me want to throw myself down on the floor and have a hissy fit. I missed Bush, the Wallflowers… Counting Crows, for god’s sake, singing “Daylight Fading” as the sun went down. [sob]