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Barry Manilow, Neil Diamond, Joe Brown, 10cc, Blondie, Dire straits, corrs might be some more let you know ...

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Uriah Heep in Liverpool, Barbara Striesand (as a present to my mum) in London, Stone Roses (cos Brown can't sing live) and some dodgy goth gigs too lol
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"The Scottish Band"
Took my (then) GF's mum to see them in Portsmouth as she loved them.

Madonna in Vienna.
Wanted to see her more for the stage show than anything else & it was only a couple of hours drive from me. It p!ssed down & she sounded like someone sharpening a knife. Utter cr@p.
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Not a single one. I've seen so many shows over the decades that I've lost count; some were rubbish and others were brilliant, but each one was memorable in its own way. I held Cyndi Lauper's hand as she wailed in the gymnasium at the University of Bridgeport (Bridgeport, CT, USA) in '83; had a horrible panic attack at the front of the stage because of the heat and the density of the crowd and had to claw my way out at a Tears for Fears show at some bizarre venue back in '85; dragged my lovely mom to see Peter Murphy and NIN in NYC in '89 and ended up having to help her to the very back of the room because the crowd got so violent; saw The Cult open for Metallica at an outdoor venue that turned into a riot scene when Metallica took the stage (I really dunno how I escaped serious injury, as a swarm of hundreds climbed all over people to get to the stage) in '89 (I think?); nearly got lost in the choking fog from a glitchy smoke machine at a ridiculous London After Midnight gig in Los Angeles in '92, and the list goes on (and on, and on)...

...and then there were The Girls... :lol: :von:
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Chris De Burgh (but I was 13 and it was my friend's birthday treat)

G. Glitter It was the Rag Ball and long before what came after ....

Light a Big Fire : Another Rag Ball

Bagatelle ; local barn dance,you just went whether you liked the bands or not

Brought my mother to Brendan Bowyer, Joe Dolan and Dickie Rock :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops:
(Irish people control yourselves :lol: )
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Stryper, always Stryper

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WASP

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elamanamou wrote: Neil Diamond, !
Twice.

Once because I was six years old and once for a client.

...also, I kinda liked it both times. Shame.
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No Limit but i was tripping off my head. they were number one in the charts too. played to about 100 pissed and drugged manxies. every song sounded the same. we made our own entertainment
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Does support acts count for this? I remember a couple of times that i wanted the earth to open under my feet in support acts but not that kind of feeling for main acts.
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Bartek wrote:TSOM 2009

Really?
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Chaotican wrote:
elamanamou wrote: Neil Diamond, !
Twice.

Once because I was six years old and once for a client.

...also, I kinda liked it both times. Shame.
Now I've got "Sweet Caroline" in my head !! :lol:
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elamanamou wrote:
Bartek wrote:TSOM 2009

Really?
No, i was joking. I love to spent money and time on lousy quality gigs.
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I saw Johnny Mathis at Manchester Apollo when I was a kid for my mum's birthday present. Does that count? :lol:
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Yes I like to hear all. I lived next door to Katrina from Katrina. And the waves. So i used to hear "Walking on Sunshine' quite regular without going to a gig! Got fed up hearing it!! :roll:
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Not a band but first gig I can remember - Jim Davidson, Yarmouth Pier. Sometime during early 80s :urff:
Fortunately, I cant remember any of his material...
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Better than the "Chuckle Brothers' lol
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Dead or Alive (no, not with that guitarist, it was after his departure).
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(Not too embarrassed to mention or I wouldn't be mentioning them...)

T'Pau, Tanita Tikaram, Kylie, Madonna, Bananarama, Britney Spears, Jesus Jones, Alisha's Attic.

And the aforementioned WASP (with the socalled "flamethrower" codpiece that was more of a firework.)
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markfiend wrote:I saw Johnny Mathis at Manchester Apollo when I was a kid for my mum's birthday present. Does that count? :lol:
Only if you liked it.
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Chaotican wrote:
markfiend wrote:I saw Johnny Mathis at Manchester Apollo when I was a kid for my mum's birthday present. Does that count? :lol:
Only if you liked it.
I enjoyed the support act, Roy "Spook" Jay.
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Pista wrote:"The Scottish Band"
Took my (then) GF's mum to see them in Portsmouth as she loved them.

Madonna in Vienna.
Wanted to see her more for the stage show than anything else & it was only a couple of hours drive from me. It p!ssed down & she sounded like someone sharpening a knife. Utter cr@p.
"The Scottish Band" Must be Simple Minds? Great group! :wink:
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elamanamou wrote:
Pista wrote:"The Scottish Band"
Took my (then) GF's mum to see them in Portsmouth as she loved them.

Madonna in Vienna.
Wanted to see her more for the stage show than anything else & it was only a couple of hours drive from me. It p!ssed down & she sounded like someone sharpening a knife. Utter cr@p.
"The Scottish Band" Must be Simple Minds? Great group! :wink:
Oh is it? I was thinking something along the lines of The Macbeths. :lol:
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Dan wrote:
elamanamou wrote:
Pista wrote:"The Scottish Band"
Took my (then) GF's mum to see them in Portsmouth as she loved them.

Madonna in Vienna.
Wanted to see her more for the stage show than anything else & it was only a couple of hours drive from me. It p!ssed down & she sounded like someone sharpening a knife. Utter cr@p.
"The Scottish Band" Must be Simple Minds? Great group! :wink:
Oh is it? I was thinking something along the lines of The Macbeths. :lol:
Blaast & I had an understanding that their name never be uttered.
But it begins with R & ends in ig ;)
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