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Old January 5th 2018, 07:08 AM
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Hey,

My BF broke up with me and none of my friends are into the Foo Fighters.

I still want to go to the concert but i have seats and am not in the standing area/ mosh pit.

i'm going to feel a bit weird going by myself.

Are the Foo Fighters worth seeing live? Does anyone really care if i go by myself?

How long does the concert go for?
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Old January 5th 2018, 07:13 AM
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A couple of hours. Just turn up shortly before they come on. Iím going to travel to see them in Antwerp by myself and donít give a shit!
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Old January 5th 2018, 07:21 AM
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It says Gate Opens at 4pm however i have no idea what time the actual show starts.
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Old January 5th 2018, 07:27 AM
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It says Gate Opens at 4pm however i have no idea what time the actual show starts.
They wonít be on before 8. You will probably get show times nearer the gig.
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Old January 5th 2018, 10:27 AM
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back in the day (1990s) I'd see Foo Fighters with all my school friends. Over the years, my mates haven't bothered to go to the shows....and for a few UK shows I didn't go either.

WTF was I thinking?!?.

I'm not missing out anymore, i see most Foo Fighters shows on my own now. LOVE IT.
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Old January 5th 2018, 11:18 AM
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Hey,

My BF broke up with me and none of my friends are into the Foo Fighters.

I still want to go to the concert but i have seats and am not in the standing area/ mosh pit.

i'm going to feel a bit weird going by myself.

Are the Foo Fighters worth seeing live? Does anyone really care if i go by myself?

How long does the concert go for?
Depending on your tastes, seats should be fine. It's probably a tad easier to socialize with fellow fans in GA, but if you're not particularly picky and just there for the show, you'd enjoy yourself. No one would really care if you're there or not. I've go to shows on my own all the time (not always, but a majority) and it's never an issue.

Yes, they're worth seeing live (unless you're like some of us who've been to 10+ shows and then gets nitpicky about what they play each time - that's every fanbase though). Concert is usually 2-3 hours, depending on a few factors there.
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Old January 5th 2018, 11:23 AM
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Go by yourself, you'll have plenty of people to talk to when you get there because you're all guaranteed at least one thing in common!
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I went to all the SH shows on my own - enjoyed every one of them and met some great people who I now meet up with at the C&G shows.
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Old January 5th 2018, 01:15 PM
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Hey,

My BF broke up with me and none of my friends are into the Foo Fighters.

I still want to go to the concert but i have seats and am not in the standing area/ mosh pit.

i'm going to feel a bit weird going by myself.

Are the Foo Fighters worth seeing live? Does anyone really care if i go by myself?

How long does the concert go for?
I went to several concerts by myself last year, including 1 Foo show. At the Foo show, there were a bunch of women who had left their husbands at home or who were single. No one will notice if you're there by yourself. I think it's almost more fun by yourself, because you're not having to watch and be sure the other person is having a good time.

Absolutely worth seeing live. They've been lasting 3ish hours plus opening acts.
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Old January 5th 2018, 04:41 PM
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I might have to go to the London shows by myself but didn't even think it would be an issue or a problem
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The thing about FF shows is, even if you're going by yourself, you won't BE by yourself for very long I've gone to a couple of shows with no meet-up plans and ended up going along with huge, fun groups that I still see to this day.
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Old January 5th 2018, 09:18 PM
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You'll regret it if you don't go.

Also! Nobody is going to care, or, even notice that you're on your own because people are too fussed about themselves or will be fully engrossed in the show.
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Old January 5th 2018, 09:19 PM
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Hey,

My BF broke up with me and none of my friends are into the Foo Fighters.
Sorry for the break up.

... But you need friends with better music taste. (but you'll make those friends at the show!!)
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The most important question: Are they worth seeing live? Heck yeah! One of the best live performances I've been to over the years.

The band just seems to love touring and playing live. They put everything into it. Fans love to sing along. It's a party. Go. You'll surely enjoy it.

Rent (or buy) the Wembly Live concert DVD or Blu Ray. Or watch one of the live concerts on Youtube. I prefer their performance at the INVICTUS Games. Excellent show, and the sound & video quality is excellent.

I hope you go, and I hope you love it.

Offer the other tickets up at work. Maybe you'll enlarge your social circle a bit in the process.
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Old January 6th 2018, 07:02 AM
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Definitely worth going. If you've already got the ticket, what do you have to lose?
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Get yourself to the show!

Like everyone has said, you'll easily make friends while you're there and have a great time for sure.
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Does anyone really care if i go by myself?
I'd just think you were badass tbh
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Old January 6th 2018, 11:01 PM
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Going to shows on your own can be the best fun. Trust me.
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Old January 10th 2018, 01:10 AM
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I hope you have the best time. Going to a show solo can be hard and awkward, but if you ignore everything else around you, it's the best. You can sing and scream to anything you want.

My partner hates them. And I'm poor. So this is the first Adelaide show I'll ever miss

Never ditch going to a show for petty reasons!
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Old January 10th 2018, 09:43 AM
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I go to loads of gigs on my own! I prefer to be in the pit so I generally lose the people I'm with anyway, due to the crowd movement or folks not wanting to be down the front.
Definitely go.
At worst, you'll have an awesome time on your own. At best you might make friends with folks around you! Offer the spare ticket around on twitter or facebook, someone will want it!
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