There are millions of rock music fans on earth. If you love rock, you might be looking for newest rock concerts to attend. As you do your search, discover our top 5 rock concerts of all times.
Date: March 1st, 1969 Venue: Miami
The Doors Concert was held by Jim Morrison. Unlike other concerts where Jim swallowed anything offered to him by fans, and still performed, the March 1, 1969, concert turned chaotic. After drinking too much alcohol, the singer started to yell at the audience and attacking the policemen. Hence, the concert became messy and performance substandard. The late singer also did the unthinkable on stage when he flaunted his male organ. He passed on, though, when his case was still on appeal.
2. Bangladesh Concert by George Harrison
Date: August 1st 1971 Venue: Madison Square Garden, NYC.
The hype was all about how George Harrisons’ rock concert became one of the largest rock fundraisers in the seventies. The event was organized as a small political fundraiser for assisting refugees in Bangladesh. The concert attracted about forty thousand fans who witnessed incredible performances from George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton (collapsed onstage), Billy Preston and Ravi Shankar, an Indian.
3.The Freddie Mercury Concert
Date: April 20th, 1992 Venue: Wembley Stadium, London.
After the death of Freddie Mercury, on November 24, 1991, as a result of AIDS, a big commemoration concert was held at Wembley Stadium. It was a huge, unforgettable concert that ended up benefiting AIDS research. His surviving Queen members were joined by the likes U2, Guns N’ Roses, Metallica and Def Leppard.
4. Metallica concert
Date: September 28th, 1991 Venue: Tushino Airfield, Moscow
This concert was part of Metallica’s world tour in support of their Black Album of 1990’s. They rocked on stage accompanied by the Monsters of Rock ’91. The free concert attracted over a million fans that came to celebrate the global rock stars. It became of their most attended show in their history.
5. The Rolling Stones Concert
Date: September 13th to 15th 2003 Venue: Wembley Arena, England
The Rolling Stones Concert was a celebration of the group’s four decades of amazing rock music. The best moment of the concert happened on September 14th when the band played the song “Jumping Jack Flash” on stage.