Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Live Music Events - What I Care to Share

I've decided that I will share with my followers in a series of blog entries my own personal experiences of live music performances.

This post is just to let you know and a bit of background on the matter.

In 2008 I attended my first major event...The Big Day Out Festival in Melbourne Australia. To those that aren't familiar with this festival it's, I believe , Australia's most famous, largest and one of the longest run music festivals. As the name suggests the festival goes pretty much for a full day. From memory you can get in at around 11am and depending who's playing and what's happening the last act has been known to finish at midnight....A BIG day out indeed.

Since then I have been to a number of other events and festivals including V Festival, Soundwave Festival, Trackside, Stonefest and Coaster.

Some acts I have seen live and will talk about in future posts include:

- Rage Against the Machine
- TOOL
- Rammstein
- Iggy and the Stooges
- Muse
- LILY ALLEN
- Andrew W.K.
- The Smashing Pumpkins
- Queens of the Stone Age
- The Prodigy
- Pendulum
- Dizzee Rascal
- Karnivool (Aussie Band - Do check them out if you haven't already)
- Anti-Flag
- Bullet for my Valentine
- The Ting Tings
- Dead Letter Circus

...and more.

As you can probably tell I have a wide ranging appreciation of music, so keep your eyes on this blog for original stories, photos, perhaps a video or two of artists you love that YOU WON'T SEE ANYWHERE ELSE!


Lily Allen Ticket 2009 - Ticket #888 (Jackpot!)

20 comments:

  1. Great list, I am looking forward to when you post about them

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  2. some great bands on that list...nothing tops Nirvana for me...

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  3. I approve so hard. So so so hard.

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  4. i really like your taste in music. i have similar preferences

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  5. Tool is nice, rammstein... Some songs, but the rest is too pop-like for me. Nice views tho. Keep it up.

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  6. I saw Queens of the Stone Age years ago at a smallish radio show. They were awesome. I bought an album right there

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  7. I like the post!!!

    $upporting BRO!!

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  8. Pretty good selection, mine pales in comparison xD

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  9. Consider me totally jealous! I haven't been to a live show in YEARS!

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  10. I know its not a "cool" opinion but if you get the chance go see U2 live, they are fantastic. Nothing has come close to matching them in my experiences

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  11. Can't wait to read your Rammstein story! Followed.

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  12. THIS THREE:
    Rage Against The Machine
    Rammstein
    TOOL
    Is everything I need :D

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  13. I like the post!!!

    $upporting BRO!!

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  14. know what, it's great to live in some place where you have a constant stream of good musicians doing shows :)

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  15. Man, that's a pretty extensive list; I look forward to your reviews. I like your blog, and I can't wait to see more!

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