Largest crowd you have ever played for??

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Post Mon Oct 02, 2006 10:16 am

Largest one i played Drums at was probably at a Rentokill convention at wembley arena, i was asked to do a stand in gig. there was about 15.000 at that one. i have sang in front of 15 million tv viewers though. :D
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Post Mon Oct 02, 2006 10:28 am

Maybe in Mexico City, on the Monumento a la Revolcion, there were like 1000 or 1500 maybe....I dont know, but it was amazing.....yeah!!!!.......
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Post Mon Oct 02, 2006 4:34 pm

I don't know for sure, it's always too dark to see...
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Post Mon Oct 02, 2006 5:12 pm

About 2600 people when my old(RIP)band opened up for Clutch and Monster Magnet @ The Showcase in San Antonio Texas
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Post Tue Oct 03, 2006 11:04 am

Largest crowd. Several thousand. Largest audience. About 3 million.
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Post Fri Oct 06, 2006 2:06 pm

Largest was 2500 when my last band goddess is HUMAN opened up for FOREIGNER in 2003 ata large local club. Looking forward to much bigger numbers someday. Oh and to the dude who played Wembley! DUDE that is my DREAM gig!!!

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Post Fri Oct 06, 2006 5:27 pm

Opening for Kim Mitchell, Sass Jordan and Alannah Myles - 8,000

Opening for April Wine - 9,000

Ride for sight - 3,000

A 6 night gig during Fiesta Week in my hometown - 1,200 per night. And they turned away hundreds more
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Post Sat Oct 07, 2006 12:18 pm

Largest crowd ever played in front of....I'd have to say around 6000 at a state band competition with the drum corps. As far as with MY band I would say around 2000 at a local fest.
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Post Thu Nov 02, 2006 10:12 am

most ive played to was about 300 people supporting a band called the Mama's Boys in east London - Warthamstow Royal Standard

We also did a gig at the Marquee in London, Legendary venue - had 2 busses of people comming, but the busses were delayed a bit. the first band on drove down from Yorkshire to make their London Debut, and unfortunately they played to my band, ,the bar staff and the sound guys - they were great though, and played as if their life depended on it - 9 hour drive to play to about 9 people. Just as they were finishing, our busses of people turned up - we tried to get the venue to let them play a bit longer, but they were having non of it

We also did a gig at a local pub - showed up and there was a table of 3 guys, barman and the manager - The manager went up to them and kicked them out for being under age

still played and got paid
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Post Thu Nov 02, 2006 10:50 am

Dunno how many were there, but it was opening for Pantera.

As a headline act about 3,000 is the most.

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Post Thu Nov 02, 2006 7:25 pm

Opened for the "Who" in august 1968 bout 10,000 people was a fun time it was Kith Moons B-day and we gave him a cake which he promptly threw all over the crowd...:)
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Post Tue Nov 07, 2006 5:11 pm

500 people

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Post Wed Nov 08, 2006 12:58 am

The biggest show i ever played for was probably when my band played with mushroomhead, either that, or it was when we played with chimaira, behemoth, himsa and the agony scene. it was awsome. there were a good 300 people there
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2006 1:06 am

May 2003...we opened for Shinedown,Lacuna Coil,Tantric,and numerous other bands ...40,0000 strong with pics to prove it...

Feb. 2006 ...we opened for Staind @ The State Theatre in Portland ,ME....sold out

June 2006....we opened for Tesla @ The Csino Ballroom in Hampton Beach,NH.....2500 people...more pics....


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Post Wed Nov 08, 2006 1:20 am

The largest crowd I have ever played for was 12,000 at the PUNK SHOW '95 in devore, ca.

We opened for Sublime, Pennywise etc.. good times.