Free concerts at GAdv.

Friday, July 1, 2005 10:55 AM
ApolloAndy's avatar I'm thinking about dropping by on GAdv. for some of the free concerts this summer (I won't go into detail for fear of being laughed at) but I've never done it before. Do I need to get tickets somewhere around the park or do I just show up at show time and find a seat? How early should I show up to get a decent seat?

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Friday, July 1, 2005 11:16 AM
Show up and find a seat. The shows are in the North Star Arena back by Medusa. Free for anyone who wants to go who has paid park admission of course. Have fun!

Thanks,
DMC

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Friday, July 1, 2005 11:22 AM
Just be sure to check the sixflags site because there are a few shows that require tickets. I'm just not sure which shows you might be interested in ;)

http://www.sixflags.com/parks/greatadventure/ShowsAndEvents/index.html#concerts

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Friday, July 1, 2005 11:23 AM
Back Street Boys concert eh? ;)
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Friday, July 1, 2005 11:27 AM
The only shows this season that I think require a ticket are the concerts by LeAnn Rimes and Kool and the Gang. All others if my memory serves me right are admission is free with paid park admisson (season pass works well).

Go ahead and laugh but I am going tonight hopefully for the concert. Something about possible hail in the forecast that worries me. So anyone who's going to be at Gadv look for someone in a Hard Rock Cafe Honolulu shirt wandering around solo taking pics and power riding medusa during the concert. No I don't need to see the concert I just want to hear it.

Don't laugh but I may be at the park doing the power ride medusa thing for some of the same concerts later in the year. *** Edited 7/1/2005 3:30:17 PM UTC by dragonoffrost***


Watch the tram car please....
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Friday, July 1, 2005 11:48 AM
http://www.gadv.com/Aerial/52905

nice recent pics of the park, including North Star Arena and KK *** Edited 7/1/2005 3:49:21 PM UTC by JDB***

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Friday, July 1, 2005 12:26 PM
The one I went to was free. The show started late, I think they said Bowling For Soup was supposed to be on at like 6 and they didn't start until 6:30. But, it was absolutely pouring through the whole show, even had a couple of cracks of thunder and they just kept playing! One of the best shows I've ever been to, especially since it wasn't planned ahead, just plain old dumb luck I caught 'em there!

Just watch where the line forms. I was originally told it was at the "front gate", but it turns out they let us in through the back, near Medusa. I waited all the way from the giant teepee, and still there weren't too many people on the floor.

Seat? Who needs seats ... wuss ;)


Brett, Resident Launch Whore Anti-Enthusiast (the undiplomatic one)
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Friday, July 1, 2005 12:37 PM
Mamoosh's avatar So...which one of these are you going to, Andy? ;)

Gin Blossoms - July 1; Vanessa Carlton - July 3; Endless Summer Band featuring Al Jardine - July 4; WABC Hannity Freedom Concert starring LeAnn Rimes, Aaron Tipton, and more - July 8; Gospel Jamboree featuring Israel & New Breed and Detrick Haddon - July 9; Tyler Hilton - July 22; Kansas - July 24; Lifehouse - Aug 5; Kool & The Gang - Aug 7; KC & the Sunshine Band - Aug 14; Steven Curtis Champman - Aug 21; Coca-Cola Back-to-School Concert - Aug 26; Travis Tritt - Aug 27; Tracie Adkins - Sept 3.

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Friday, July 1, 2005 12:44 PM
rollergator's avatar LOL @ Moosh....Trace Adkins, not Tracie. It's a guy....one whose fans chew tobacco...;)

bill, obviously NOT the biggest fan of the genre... :)

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Friday, July 1, 2005 12:49 PM
Hannity is a douche! Freedom concert? Whatever


Yeah is Good!
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Friday, July 1, 2005 1:02 PM
Trace Atkins for fans of "both kinds of music..... Country and Western....."
Watch the tram car please....
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Friday, July 1, 2005 1:39 PM
It's always a good day when you can catch a Blues Brothers reference on c-buzz.

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Friday, July 1, 2005 3:17 PM
rollergator's avatar ROFL, Inci...

But Colmes is *such* an outspoken liberal he makes up for it...;)

bill, watches enough Fox News to keep an eye on the other guys....keep your friends close and your enemas closer...;)

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