Personal Narrative- Concert Essay

972 Words Dec 7th, 2008 4 Pages
As the dark stadium filled with people, with the sounds of music and people exploding everywhere, the crazed fans yelled at the top of their lungs. The enormous stage was rumbling with the sound of a single guitar as the band slowly started their next encore performance. I thought to my self, "Is this real, am I actually here right now?" I had a weird feeling the entire time because I had worked hard all week to simply listen to music with a bunch of strangers. The day started off pretty normal, well, besides the fact that we had all stayed in the house with nothing but this concert on our minds. We went to breakfast at Denny's, after which we made our way towards The Great Saltaire, the site of the day's big event. On our way to my …show more content…
As we entered through the graffiti covered doors, we walked into the building with a bar level up top, food, and the most popular souvenir stand. This was the first realization of how amazingly awesome this concert would be. We then proceeded to the front of the thick, sweaty, smelly crowd. We were a little late after getting our T shirts so the concert had already begun. It kind of sucked because it was harder to make our way to the front since the fans were all crazed and pumped because the music was loud and blaring. The concert went on with anticipation of the main event, Chiodos. The crowd was not what I expected it to be. The crowd did not consist of just young kids that loved screamo/rock music, but also older people that still acted as young as immature teenagers.. To myself I thought, " Why would older people want to come and listen to music with a bunch of crazed young kids that were jumping and yelling." This I didn't understand until I realized that Chiodos was an amazing band to watch perform and listen to live. This gave me a good feeling that I can't describe, but I wasn’t too excited to see the older people get insanely crazy with us young kids. The moment had finally come; Chiodos was about to enter the stage. While the vast crowd waited in anticipation, I was still trying to take in the raging crowd, the stage, and the event that was about to take place. Everyone had general admission

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