I APOLOGIZE ABOUT NOT POSTING THIS. I really haven’t been motivated to write it. The concert was more than 1 month ago.
Imagine Dragons is my favorite band. I’m not usually one for pop/alternative, but ID is GREAT. The concert was, in my opinion, one of their best performances. That NEVER happens.
We left at 2:30 and the concert started at 7:00, or should I say, Grace VanderWaal started at 7:00.
Just our luck that the concert was during a heat wave, when we were waiting in line for the doors to open, standing on black top pavement in 102+ degree temperature (which I assure you, is NOT normal for where I live), I almost fainted. We had to wait in line for 30 minutes and we couldn’t drink any water because they won’t allow water opened before they let us in. So I stood behind my mom and grandma and other people’s shadows so I wouldn’t faint. I dealt with it, but I was very close to passing out. So was a person my age in line behind me. They checked my purse and I didn’t have anything dangerous in it :0
I sat down next to a tree and drank like half a water bottle. I sweat(ed (is sweated a word? (well the spell check didn’t underline is so I guess it is (OOOH QUADRUPLE PARENTHESES!)))) Then a go-cart came to take me as far as it could go to the pavilion and I sat down and drank more water and walked to my assigned seating. We were in the 4th row of my section!
I Don’t Know Why was next but I only have video, no pics, no business plan. I Don’t Know Why is one of my Several Favorites, and I Don’t Know what (ha see what I did there) my favorite part of that song live was. Either the first “DAAAAAAAAAANGEROOOOOUS” or the jamming part before “tell me that you love me, tell me that you love me, tell me that you love me, etc…” or “I DON’T KNOW WHYYYYYYYY”.
I would give you links to the concert I went to on YouTube, but it might reveal near where I live and I HAVE to be safe…
Next is my FAAAAAVORITE PART! My very, very, very extremely very favorite-est (ah, my wonderful grammar) part. WHEN I WAS 4 ROWS FROM DAN REYNOLDS! I have a video of it but as I said, no business plan for wordpress, so I don’t have a picture of HIM. But I have a screenshot of a paused video of him, and a picture of some spotlights. So… drumroll…
*Duh duh duh dudududududududuh duh-dum-dun-dududududududududududeeduh*
Actually, I don’t think you care that much if you aren’t me, so yay for me! HEEEERE is the picture of DAN REYNOLDS!
I have more pictures:
They went back to the stage, and I have a video of Demons but no pictures. *Wow, that sounds weird…* He spoke his legendary (yeah, right) speech about depression and how it’s hurting the youth, and blah blah blah blah blah (you can’t expect me to remember ALL of it!) and then they continued playing Demons. Then they played THUNDER! YAAAH! That one is SO GOOD. Ah, of course I have pictures of Thunder.
Happy last picture! OH WAIT I FORGOT! I HAVE A PICTURE ON MY PHONE (after Mom’s phone died)
I had an AMAZING time, never ever ever ever better.
Setlist at my concert:
Whatever it Takes
Walking the Wire
Next to Me
Every Breath You Take (The Police cover.)
I’ll Make It Up to You (with guitar and drum solos *also my favorite song)
Start Over (with bass solo)
I Don’t Know Why (with drum solo intro)
Mouth of the River
*Acoustic set from B-Stage in the box seat area in the middle of pavilion
Born to Be Yours (Kygo and Imagine Dragons cover)
I Bet My Life (when I saw Dan Reynolds from like 6 feet away)
Demons (between first and second verses, Dan Reynolds issued a public awareness statement about depression and anxiety)
On Top of the World (they released balloons towards the end, and then I left basically at the end of the song.)
Believer (which I heard as I was walking to the car.)
I had a REALLY good time, and I am now an official Imagine Dragons fan. I, at least one more time, am going to another concert.
Christina 😀 😛