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post Jun 6 2015, 12:48 PM
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I'm just curious, who have you paid good money to see live or who are you going to see? Keeping it music based for now.

For me:

Girls Aloud - Tangled Up Tour (2008, Elton Hall)
Hadouken! (2010, KOKO)
Chase & Status (2011, Tokyo York)
Redlight (2012, Fibbers York)
Evolution Festival (2013, Newcastle Quayside)
South West Four Festival (2013, Clapham Common)

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post Jun 6 2015, 12:52 PM
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Tbh I've never actually been to a live concert ohmy.gif

Never really been bothered.

But I'm going to see Taylor Swift in Glasgow on the 23rd.
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post Jun 6 2015, 12:56 PM
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I keep a list on my as I've become a bit of an avid concert-goer the past couple of years heehee.gif

25/05/2005 - Girls Aloud: What Will The Neighbours Say?
21/05/2010 - The X Factor Live Tour
16/12/2011 - The Saturdays: All Fired Up! Live
08/03/2013 - Justin Bieber: Believe Tour
07/06/2013 - Paloma Faith: Fall To Grace Tour
14/11/2013 - Gabrielle Aplin: English Rain Tour
04/02/2014 - Taylor Swift: The Red Tour
08/02/2014 - Tom Odell: Long Way Down Tour
20/02/2014 - Lauren Aquilina: 2014 Tour
09/03/2014 - Ellie Goulding: Halcyon Tour
31/05/2014 - Katy Perry: Prismatic Tour
30/06/2014 - Cody Simpson: Acoustic Sessions Tour
08/07/2014 - Lewis Watson: The Morning In-Store (this is kinda different cause you just had to buy the album from HMV Oxford Street that day to get in)
19/09/2014 - The Saturdays: Greatest Hits Live
14/10/2014 - Luke Friend: Busking Tour (this was an acoustic set in a park, no tickets or anything)
14/10/2014 - The Vamps: Meet The Vamps Tour
26/10/2014 - Lady Gaga: artRAVE - The ARTPOP Ball
12/12/2014 - Lily Allen: Sheezus Tour
20/03/2015 - The X Factor Live Tour
25/03/2015 - Charli XCX: Sucker Tour
13/04/2015 - Meghan Trainor: That Bass Tour
23/04/2015 - Luke Friend: Hole In My Heart Tour
02/05/2015 - The Vamps: Meet The Vamps Arena Tour
06/05/2015 - Cody Simpson: Free Tour
17/05/2015 - S Club 7: Bring It All Back 2015
22/05/2015 - Hunter Hayes: Let's Be Crazy Tour

And future ones:

24/09/2015 - One Direction: On The Road Again Tour
30/09/2015 - Hunter Hayes: Let's Be Crazier Tour
01/10/2015 - James Bay: Chaos and the Calm Tour
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post Jun 6 2015, 01:21 PM
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quite an avid concert-goer if i do say so myself:

Sleeping With Sirens x3
The Saturdays x3
You Me At Six x2
All Time Low
Rita Ora
Jessie J
Walk the Moon
Our Last Night
Woe, Is Me
The Summer Set
Hands Like Houses
The Vamps
The Word Alive
Pierce the Veil x2
Memphis May Fire
Mallory Knox
Neon Jungle
Nicki Minaj
Rebecca Ferguson
The Wanted
McFly x2
Let Live
Mayday Parade
Kid Ink
A Day to Remember
Trey Songz
Kids in Glass Houses x2
The Early November
Miley Cyrus
Katy Perry
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post Jun 6 2015, 01:29 PM
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Not loads so this is quite easy to rank but here we go, in order from favourite to least favourite:

01 Katy Perry (after Prism)
02 Florence + the Machine (after Ceremonials)
03 Lorde (after Pure Heroine)
04 Rihanna (after Rated R)
05 Of Monsters and Men (after My Head Is An Animal)
06 Katy B (after On a Mission)

The things in brackets give an idea of the time I saw them and therefore what tunes were played. Thinking about seeing Flo again after HBHBHB because she is stunning live. Badly need to see Nicki too.
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post Jun 6 2015, 01:29 PM
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15/03/2012 Nero - Second Reality Tour
24/06/2012 Radio 1's Big Weekend in Hackney
26/08/2012 South West Four
01/09/2013 Sundown Festival
19/10/2013 Sub Focus UK Tour
21/02/2014 Avicii - True Tour
17/08/2014 V Festival - Hylands Park

probably not going to any this year as I'm in America for most of the summer
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post Jun 6 2015, 01:29 PM
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Duffy in 2008
Muse twice
Capital summertime ball 2009/2010/2011/2012
Wolf Alice
Take That twice
X-Factor Live Tour this year

That's off the top of my head
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post Jun 6 2015, 01:58 PM
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The Saturdays
Charli XCX
Paloma Faith
Ariana Grande
Against The Current
Marina And The Diamonds

Support Acts:
Beth Sherburn
Vintage Trouble
Melissa Steel

*Italics are concert that I have coming up

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post Jun 6 2015, 02:12 PM
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(Mostly rock / metal bands along with my sister and a few mates) ~ not in order!
Linkin Park - November 24th 2014 / O2 Arena London
Lordi - April 6th 2015 / Concorde 2 Brighton
Dirty DC (ACDC tribute Act laugh.gif ) - Cant remember exact dates but one in 11 & 12 / Concorde 2
Breed 77 - Concorde 2 - 2013
Fozzy - Same as above except one in 2011 and one in 2013. / Same venue
KISS/Slash/MotleyCrue/Billy Idol among others - Sunday 14th June 2015 / Download 2015 - Upcoming!

That's about it no actual artists within Pop music bounds yet!

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post Jun 6 2015, 02:16 PM
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20.03.05 · Kylie Minogue: Showgirl Tour
06.07.08 · Kylie Minogue: KylieX2008 Tour
17.10.10 · Doctor Who: Live
06.11.12 · Emeli Sandé: Our Version of Events Tour
06.05.13 · Nell Bryden: Shake the Tree Tour
18.05.14 · Katy Perry: Prismatic Tour
12.11.14 · Kylie Minogue: Kiss Me Once Tour
17.04.15 · The Vamps: Meet The Vamps Arena Tour
21.04.15 · Luke Friend: Hole In My Heart Tour
01.06.15 · 5 Seconds of Summer: Rock Out With Your Socks Out Tour


18.07.15 · The Vamps at Edinburgh Castle
22.07.15 · Jake Quickenden: Laid Bare Tour
08.10.15 · One Direction: On the Road Again Tour
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post Jun 6 2015, 02:19 PM
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18/10/2009 - Big Gig at Wembley Arena (it was a thing I went to as part of the guides kink.gif) I can't even remember much of the lineup except Pixie Lott, Scouting For Girls, JLS, The Saturdays, Alexandra Burke, Tinchy Stryder and Taio Cruz there's probably more I've forgotten though

26/06/2010 - P!NK at Hampden Park on her Funhouse tour, the only support act I can remember from that is V.V Brown

30/11/2014 - Tonight Alive at the O2 ABC on their Live On The Other Side tour, supported by The Summer Set and Chunk! No, Captain Chunk!

12/02/2015 - You Me At Six & All Time Low at the SSE Hydro on their co-headline tour, supported by Walk The Moon

20/03/2015 - Paloma Faith at the SSE Hydro supported by Vintage Trouble

27/03/2015 - Charli xcx at the Queen Margaret Union supported by Cuckoolander

I've not been to that many concerts, most of them have been this year but now that I've got a new job I'm hoping I will be able to go to a few more this year, I'm determined to see Against The Current in October wub.gif
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post Jun 6 2015, 02:20 PM
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I just bought a Years and Years ticket biggrin.gif
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post Jun 6 2015, 02:23 PM
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Lady Gaga 2009, 2010 and 2012.

Kylie Minogue 2014

Britney 2011 and 2015.
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post Jun 6 2015, 02:34 PM
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Kylie Minogue (x5)
Sophie Ellis-Bextor (x3)
Placebo (x2)
Diana Vickers (x2)
The Veronicas (x2)
Icona Pop (x2) (once in G-A-Y, once in Ibiza last year)
Alexandra Burke
Adam Lambert
Sam + The Womp (worst live act I ever saw)
Matt Cardle + Melanie C
Caro Emerald
Cage The Elephant
Jessie Ware
Jess Glynne
Carly Rae Jepsen (tonight!!!!)

(In terms of DJS - Armin Van Buuren (x2), Cosmic Gate, Krewella, Ferry Corsten, Armand Van Helden, Avicii, Paul Van Dyk)

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post Jun 6 2015, 02:41 PM
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Madonna x2
Kim Wilde, Heaven 17, Human League (Here & Now Tour)
Janet Jackson
Duran Duran (Wild Boys Tour)
Whitney Houston
Pet Shop Boys
Gloria Estefan
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Kylie Minogue x2
Paloma Faith
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post Jun 6 2015, 02:49 PM
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X Factor (2008)
Miley Cyrus (2009) - w/ Metro Station
Britain's Got Talent (2010)
Olly Murs (2011) - w/ The Kixx & Wonderland
Take That (2011) - w/ The Pet Shop Boys
Alton Towers Live (2013) [for Olly and Little Mix heart.gif]
Nicki Minaj (2015) - w/ Trey Songz & Ester Dean
Maroon 5 (2015) - w/ Nick Gardener & MAGIC!

Still heaps of artists I want to see in the future but haven't been able to afford at the time, notably Lady Gaga and Coldplay. Still gunning for an Oasis anniversary tour of some sort as well one day.

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post Jun 6 2015, 03:13 PM
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Girls Aloud: Chemistry Tour (2006)
Kylie Minogue: Aphrodite - Les Folies (2011)
Matt Cardle - Letters Tour (2012)

All with my dear ole Maw <3
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post Jun 6 2015, 03:21 PM
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Paul Weller - 2010
Marina & The Diamonds - 2010
Ellie Goulding - 2010
Marina & The Diamonds - 2012 (Support was Foxes!)
The Saturdays - 2014

Here's to hoping I can see Adele live with the next album!
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post Jun 6 2015, 03:37 PM
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Sooooo I have been to 100+ gigs so I won't list them all here (if you're really interested, I keep a record on my Songkick profile), but these are the ones that are the most special to me. It's still long cause live music <3 (my bf doesn't like live music and it is by far his worst quality sleep.gif )

05/02/09: Late of the Pier | Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton
20/09/09: Florence + the Machine, The xx | O2 Academy Birmingham
16/11/09: Rihanna, Jay-Z, Young Jeezy & Chase & Status | O2 Academy Brixton
17/02/10: Marina & the Diamonds | The Bodega Social Club, Nottingham
19/02/10: Imogen Heap | Shepherds Bush Empire, London
28/04/10: Alphabeat | Koko, London
01/07/10: Janelle Monáe | Hoxton Square Bar & iamspamspamami London
02/12/10: Arcade Fire | O2 Arena, London
07/12/10: Patrick Wolf | Bloomsbury Ballroom, London
25/11/11: Friendly Fires, SBTRKT & Chad Valley | O2 Academy Brixton
17/05/12: Scissor Sisters, Little Boots & Dominique Young Unique | Shepherds Bush Empire, London
20/05/12: Watch The Throne (Kanye West & Jay-Z) | O2 Arena, London
13/06/12: Amanda Mair | Hoxton Square Bar & iamspamspamami London
17/07/12: Madonna | Hyde Park, London
23/10/12: Scissor Sisters & Bright Light Bright Light | Roundhouse, London
20/02/13: Justin Timberlake | The Forum, London
29/03/13: Dragonette | Coalition, Brighton
30/05/13: iamamiwhoami & Rex the Dog | Electric Brixton, London
12/07/13: Wireless Festival (A*M*E, Frank Ocean, Snoop Dogg, Justin Timberlake) | Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London
13/07/13: Wireless Festival (Miguel, Kendrick Lamar, Calvin Harris, Jay-Z) | Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London
14/07/13: Wireless Festival (Jessie Ware, Rizzle Kicks, A$AP Rocky, Katy B, A Tribe Called Quest, Justin Timberlake & Jay-Z) | Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London
01/11/13: Vienna Teng | Bush Hall, London
28/11/13: Disclosure | O2 Academy Brixton, London
03/07/14: Arcade Fire & Wild Beasts | Hyde Park, London
06/07/14: McBusted & Backstreet Boys | Hyde Park, London
16/09/14: Kate Bush | Hammersmith Apollo, London
23/09/14: Kate Bush | Hammersmith Apollo, London
08/10/14: FKA twigs | Hackney Empire, London
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post Jun 6 2015, 03:45 PM
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Oh yeah support acts!! The only ones of note are Pixie Lott (iconic!!) for Rihanna and Icona Pop for Katy Perry, both also v good.
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