Get off your Blackberry and rock out! Concertgoer habits that need to be stopped.
Congratulations, people who talk throughout entire movies, you have company! Ittook hard work and determination, but the folks who spend 80% of a concert ontheir Blackberrys telling the world via Twitter, Facebook and/or email just how awesome the concert theyare at (but not actually paying attention to) is!
OK, so they don’t exactly ruinthe experience the way a movie chatter can, but it sure is aggravating. Mylatest brush with this trend reached its peak of annoyance when a concertthat most hardcore fans would have walked to the ends of the Earth for, wasinfiltrated by gaggles of showgoers who spent the majority of the set with theirheads down, tap, tap, tapping away at their beloved technology.
All I wanted to do was askthem why they were there in the first place. Doesn’t it defeat the purpose of aconcert altogether to ignore the music and do something you do all day,every day? Same goes for you, girls who pose for pictures the whole time!Facebook does not need more photographic evidence that you were at the JohnMayer concert and had “soOoOo many Jell-O shots!”
Am I totallyoff-base here, Music Mixers or does this annoy the bejeezus out of you, too?What’s your biggest concert annoyance? Is it the guy who still, without fail,thinks it’s funny to shout “Free Bird,” or the girl next to you tryingto sing along to a song she clearly doesn’t know the words to?