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Odd Opening Acts

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posted on Dec, 26 2006 @ 12:48 PM
Ever been to a concert where the opening act just didn't quite fit with the headliner? Let's hear your odd opening acts!

From personal experience:
Suicidal Tendencies opening for Queensryche

What I remember, or have heard of:
-Judas Priest opening for REO Speedwagon
-The Romantics opening for Motley Crue.

posted on Dec, 26 2006 @ 12:53 PM
I remember when I was a kid the Monkees headlining at at a state fair concert. No, I didn't go.

Opening act? Jimi Hendrix.

I couldn't make that up.

[Edit to add] Went back and looked up some stuff. The concert was at the fairgrounds, but it was in May and not during the fair. Just striving for accuracy.

[edit on 12/26/2006 by yeahright]

posted on Dec, 26 2006 @ 01:55 PM
The Fools
An obscure punkish, band, all with skinny black ties
Opening for Van Halen.

Poor Fools, played a short set, with no breaks between the songs, so they couldn't hear the booing.

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