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roman, I saw that tour...

December 05, 2018 09:24AM
1976 in Ft Worth with Bob Seger opening.. Artful Dodger was the third act, but dunno if they were on the bill the whole tour, or not.. Was my second rock concert - should have been my third.. Saw Ted Nugent here in town a week or two before the Kiss Destroyer tour in '76.. The night before the Kiss show, Jethro Tull was playing in Dallas.. We decided to go to that show, spend the night, then go to Kiss the next night.. On the way (about a 130 mile drive to Ft Worth) our car broke down and we ended up staying in Decatur, or Denton until the car was fixed.. Had we not gone earlier to see Tull, we would have missed Kiss..

Tickets were $7 - I got mine through snail mail from County Seat in Ft. Worth and still have the stub.. There was a 25 cent service fee.. so, $7.25 total for an 8th row seat.. Now the service charge is $20 a ticket alone.. if you're lucky.. and all you can buy are scalped seats.. When I saw Kiss in '96 on the Reunion tour, we shelled out $300 for two tickets, but when Ace walked out on the platform that swung out over the crowd, we were 3 feet away from him...



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SubjectAuthorViewsPosted

  Gonna see Kiss in February

ferragamo7956December 04, 2018 04:13PM

  Curious to see how that goes

IowaRam32December 04, 2018 04:44PM

  good news - this is the start of the tour

ferragamo7928December 04, 2018 05:26PM

  Ace Frehley coming to the area too

ferragamo7929December 04, 2018 05:33PM

  is that something separate

IowaRam28December 04, 2018 05:57PM

  I'm totally impressed, '79...

sstrams27December 05, 2018 06:57AM

  Re: I'm totally impressed, '79...

ferragamo7925December 05, 2018 10:17AM

  They were my 1st concert.....

roman1826December 05, 2018 07:48AM

  roman, I saw that tour...

sstrams24December 05, 2018 09:24AM

  Re: roman, I saw that tour...

roman1825December 05, 2018 10:23AM

  Same here.. Attachments

sstrams29December 05, 2018 12:18PM

  sorry to hear Gary Moore was so difficult

21Dog24December 06, 2018 08:45AM

  I know, right, 21?

sstrams25December 06, 2018 08:47AM

  When my Brother passed away in May 2011....

Ramgator29December 06, 2018 06:48AM

  Ace Frehley and the 76 tour..

Ramgator24December 06, 2018 06:52AM

  Lakeland Florida

ferragamo7925December 06, 2018 08:04AM

  I gotta go with..

sstrams24December 06, 2018 08:09AM

  Easy access to close to stage seating. I recall my Brother saying..

Ramgator21December 06, 2018 06:54AM

  Festival seating.. ah yes..

sstrams24December 06, 2018 07:20AM

  They still have GA floor seating

ferragamo7923December 06, 2018 08:06AM

  They still do it here, as well..

sstrams22December 06, 2018 08:10AM

  Being pushed by mobs. My Brother said..

Ramgator26December 06, 2018 08:40AM

  One more reason I looked up to the guy.

Ramgator23December 06, 2018 08:45AM

  I got a TON of GI Joe and Major Matt Mason stuff.. Attachments

sstrams27December 06, 2018 08:55AM

  I forgot all about that toy

IowaRam28December 06, 2018 09:55AM

  I remember being about 4 and....

Ramgator26December 06, 2018 10:00AM

  He was my favorite..

sstrams22December 06, 2018 10:17AM

  Yeah, its not cool..

sstrams22December 06, 2018 08:46AM