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How many concerts do you go to in a year? Tour

Discussion in 'Tour Forum' started by suicidesaints, May 13, 2016.

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How many concerts do you go to in a year?

  1. 1-5

    18 vote(s)
    18.4%
  2. 5-10

    17 vote(s)
    17.3%
  3. 10-20

    22 vote(s)
    22.4%
  4. 20-30

    17 vote(s)
    17.3%
  5. 30-40

    12 vote(s)
    12.2%
  6. More than 40

    12 vote(s)
    12.2%
  1. suicidesaints

    Trusted Prestigious

    On average, how many concerts do you go to in a year? Count festivals as one.
     
  2. cwhit

    still emperor emo Prestigious

    including DIY shows and radio in studios, probably close to 100. probably fewer this year though, still averaging over once a week easily
     
  3. Lindsay M

    drunk on the radio waves

    I'd say probably 2 per month. I try to go to most things that come through here, but when tours skip STL it's hard to convince myself to drive up to Chicago or out to Kansas City area.
     
  4. kidinthebushes

    Trusted

    I think the most I did one year was over 50. Usually between 30-40. 2-4 a month.
     
  5. rodkimble

    Newbie

    Last year I went to 81. Usually between 60-80 in a year
     
  6. I'm in the 60-80 range as well. 2015 was the first year that I broke 80.
     
  7. kidinthebushes

    Trusted

    What do you guys do for a living if you don't mind me asking?
     
  8. cwhit

    still emperor emo Prestigious

    research assistant, first year back from being not in school. i've cut down since starting work just because i'm too tired, but most of my shows are 10-15 bucks at most, probably averaging below that, so i don't have to worry about the money aspect
     
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  9. rodkimble

    Newbie

    I work for a property management company. Make about 40k a year, but I live with roommates which makes housing cost low and leaves plenty of extra cash for shows.
     
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  10. kidinthebushes

    Trusted

    I am in sales so I can pretty much take off work whenever I need to.
     
  11. cwhit

    still emperor emo Prestigious

    DC shows have gotten a lot harder now that i'm in baltimore, an hour drive and a 30 minute metro after work wears me out, usually don't get home until 12:30 or 1 now and that sucks. doable, but not something i like to do regularly
     
  12. MrRobot

    Twitter/IG: @scott325

    Like 5 a year I guess. Artists I want to see rarely come here and it's a pain in the ass (and costly) to travel to Chicago/Detroit/Columbus every time and have to make a day trip at best or an overnight stay at worst just to see a show.
     
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  13. Taco-King

    Taco Enthusiast

    I would say about 20-30 a year not counting local/friends shows/worked shows. Counting those closer to 100.
     
  14. chris

    Trusted Supporter

    A lot, between locals and that my gf runs production/door for a regional promoter, a busy week is like 3-4. Prob 1 or 2 on avg.
     
  15. LuigiPeppercorn

    OldJersey doesn't know that I found his LinkedIn Prestigious

    Not many, maybe 6-7 at most. I do a lot on weeknights so if there's a show it usually has to be on a Saturday or Sunday for me
     
  16. bd007h

    chorus.fm's resident Meg Myers fan #GoSabres/Bills

    2-5.

    Western New York isn't always a prime destination for some bigger bands, but we do get some.

    Since I went to my first concert 20 years ago (The Monkees on their 30th anniversary tour in 1996 when I was 10 haha), I've been to about 35 or so concerts total (not including a friend of mine's former band).
     
  17. Fucking Dustin

    Prestigious Prestigious

    5-10 probably, counting all of SXSW as one.
     
  18. jump start

    Total ginger. Prestigious

    5-10 or so. If I lived closer to a big city, it'd definitely be more.
     
  19. popdisaster00

    I'm usually deluded Moderator

    In high school I went 2-3 times a month, now it's like I go 2-3 times a year. I'm boring.
     
  20. kidinthebushes

    Trusted

    Why so much money?
     
  21. Kristen

    Regular

    I put 10-20. Just these next few months though I'm going to 2 PVRIS shows, MCS, Blink at X-games, Blink in Houston, and letlive. I saw Foxing a month ago, PVRIS in March, Further Seems Forever in March...I'm sure there's more I'm forgetting.

    So maybe I should be in the next tier up but this year has definitely been concert heavy for me which is a good thing.
     
  22. Henry

    Moderator Moderator

    In college I was going to Philly probably twice a week for shows. Now it is about two or three a month.
     
  23. nchlsnwtn

    Regular Prestigious

    I usually go 1-5 a year. last year was only 4. this year however, I've already been to 1 and have 3 more coming up within the next two months. more than enough time for more tours that appeal to me to be announced by the end of the year
     
  24. red8ge

    Regular

    420
     
  25. Dirty Sanchez

    Prestigious Prestigious

    0
     
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