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Post Wed Nov 08, 2006 1:22 am

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Post Wed Nov 08, 2006 1:57 am

Couple of simulcast concert stints with around a million i guess, then over 175,000 in Dallas at a one day festival on the "Dallas" tv show ranch...its the largest one day fest in the nation i believe...other than that, 70,000 and more regularly, 2-3000 a night...doesnt matter, room full of 20 people is like a million if you love what you do and appreciate the one who is there to support/enjoy your passion!

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Post Wed Nov 08, 2006 4:15 am

Some festival in Daytona Fl around 2001, opening for SevenDust and a bunch of other bands like The Hunger, Addict etc... We were just signed to MCA and thrown into some very large shows early in our career. Our band wasnt very good at the time but people liked it enough I suppose.

I think they're were around 8-10,000 people.

That was a fun show for sure, nothing like looking out at a sea of people and hearing your drums out of the massive PA, like cannons.
We played many shows after this one but this was the first big show so it was memorable.
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2006 5:17 am

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Couldn't count them all, but played the main stage of Fuji rock festival in Tokyo in 98 with my band Midget
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2006 5:26 am

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Couldn't count them all, but played the main stage of Fuji rock festival in Tokyo in 98 with my band Midget
:shock: what! thats my dream festival to play! how you manage that! well done!
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2006 6:17 am

Several thousand playing Stuck Mojo some years back....
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2006 8:27 am

1,600 - 2,000?
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2006 3:45 pm

650 people
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2006 4:13 pm

About 3,000 opening for Jason Boland and the Stragglers at a festival last year. Also about 4,000 opening for Jack Ingram at the same festival the year before. And about 6,000 opening for Pat Green at the SAME festival the year before that! Kevin Fowler (Don't touch my Willie) headlined it this year and there were about 2,500.
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2006 9:08 pm

5000-7000 in College bands on campus wide parties. 3000 at a Greek Week Fest, only one instrument allowed on stage per performance per the rules. Until I came around it was always a lame casio keyboard thingy or maybe a guitar. I had a massive kit hidden behind a fake phone booth that exploded. I saw the first 15-20 rows of people jump backwards with shock. I was also lucky enough to have had a Quint solo in front of 34,000 for our marching band in college. I will always remember those shows.
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Post Thu Nov 09, 2006 7:18 am

grimey mike wrote:
lee wrote:Image
Couldn't count them all, but played the main stage of Fuji rock festival in Tokyo in 98 with my band Midget
:shock: what! thats my dream festival to play! how you manage that! well done!


Thanks, it was a great gig! Really, really hot and humid though. My band (Midget) was signed to Warners at the time and we had a bit of success over in Japan, and were invited to play the festival.