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Sunday Poll: Favorite Type of Venue For a Major Pop/Rock Concert?

August 21, 2016 Featured, Sunday Poll 2 Comments
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Fifty years ago today the Beatles played at the then-new Busch Stadium II (1966-2006):

The Beatles made their only appearance in St. Louis on Aug. 21, 1966. They performed 11 songs, including some of their biggest hits: “Yesterday,” “I Feel Fine” and “She’s a Woman.”

One song they didn’t play was “Rain.” Nature took care of that. A substantial thunderstorm competed at times with the sounds being piped from 200 speakers at Busch, which was only a few months old. (Post-Dispatch)

I wasn’t there — I was still in my mom’s womb in Oklahoma. I also wasn’t at the Paul McCartney concert on the 13th at the decade-old Busch Stadium III.

Thinking about these two concerts got me wondering about venues, which is the subject of today’s non-scientific poll:

The answers above are shown in random order, the poll closes at 8pm.

— Steve Patterson

 

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  1. David says:

    One of the best shows ever was pearl jam at the fox back in 04.

     
  2. JZ71 says:

    My preference is a smaller, dedicated music venue (like the Pageant, the Rock House or the Sheldon), not a multi-purpose theater (like the Fox), a shed (like Riverport / Verizon / Hollywood), an arena (like Scottrade) or a stadium (like Busch). That said, my favorite venue (still operating) remains Red Rocks, outside of Denver: http://redrocksonline.com/

     

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