|View from my seat on the third base line|
This was my first time seeing anything other than Red Sox baseball at Fenway Park, and I thought it worked very well as a concert venue. The stage was set up in dead center field, to the immediate right of the Green Monster as you can see above. The sound was better than I expected, and the crowd was fantastic. There were many moments that would raise the hair on just about anyone's arms, just hearing tens of thousands of people all singing in unison outside on a nice summer evening is quite an experience.
We were treated to a solid three hours of music with a setlist that was full of the band's classics, more obscure songs that their dedicated fan base loves hearing, and even covers of songs by Bob Dylan, Aerosmith, Pink Floyd and The Beatles.
On the way out, while heading to meet up with some friends, I had to do a double take after walking by one of the merchandise tables on Lansdowne Street. I couldn't believe my eyes:
I had no idea what to expect when I finally sat down this afternoon to tear in...
|Citgo sign left, stage right, and Green Monster in between (click for larger image)|