In this First Concert Ever segment, the pop rock band, Honey Revenge, talks about the stories of their first experiences with live music. You can check out the story, after the break.
I have two first concert stories. My actual first concert was a Nickelback show at the Staples Center when I was 11 or 12 years old. I only knew one song but a girl I was friends with at the time was going with her mom for her birthday and I tagged along. It was wild. Lots of moms flashing their boobs to get on the mega screen. 10/10 experience
My first concert that I was bought tickets for was the summer after my freshman year. It was Warped Tour 2013 in Ventura, CA. I went with a group of my friends and it was so mind-blowing to me that there were so many people there that listened to the same music as me. All my happy chemicals were exploding, it was overwhelming. I met a majority of my favorite bands at the time and cried so many tears of joy.
I distinctly remember the first crowd of the day that I was in was Bring Me The Horizon. It was their first show back in town after releasing Sempiternal. The crowd went nuts for them and I was so tiny and inexperienced in the way of concerts. I fully thought I was gonna die once everyone started moving. It was the best day of my life up until that point for sure. All I wanted to do after that was go to as many concerts as possible.
My very first concert was when I was four or five; my dad brought me to see Elton John. He said that I wouldn’t get it but would appreciate going later and he was right!
The next big “first” I remember is my uncle brought me to my first rock show when I was thirteen. He took me to see Rob Zombie one day after marching band practice and I couldn’t believe the energy at that show – the excitement in the air was so intense, it really got me hooked on live music!