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Top 10 Largest Concerts in the World

POSTED BY ON 16 May 2012

Largest Concerts in the World

Have you ever attended a populated gathering? If last time when you attended a party, concert, musical show or gathering which was too huge that you wondered how crowded it is? Then we must tell you that it is not all an element of amusement because such gatherings are supposed to be massive and large. Moreover you still don’t know that there have been gatherings far great and larger than the ones you attended.

Here is a list of the top ten largest concerts in the world to give you some idea about how small your gatherings have been:

 

Number 1

Rod Stewart New Year party 1994

A New Year’s party was given to the Rod Stewart with the largest concert crowd ever in 1994. The beautiful, eye-catching and magnificent Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro in Brazil was fully loaded with a crowd of more than 3,500,000 people singing, dancing and rejoicing.

 

Number 2

commemoration of Statue Liberty 1986

The commemoration of Statue Liberty in 1986 was celebrated through a biggest ever concert party at New York Philharmonic in Central park. The crowd population was about 800,000.

 

Number 3

Central Park Concerts

Garth Brooks in Central Park was a concert of 750,000 people that was excited  through a cowboy touch in the country.

 

Number 4

Steve Wozniak cultural festival

Steve Wozniak’s was a cultural festival in 1983 which invited the performers David Bowie, Motley Crue and U2 for the concert festival. The sponsorship to this concert was contributed by Apple Computer’s Co-founder and about 670,000 people attended this concert.

 

Number 5

Summer Jam concert

Summer Jam is a famous leading musical group’s song. The Alman Brothers and The Grateful dead performed Summer Jam at Watkins Glen in a hippy concert with a crowd of more than 600,000.

 

Number 6

Isle of Wight Festival Concert

Isle of Wight Festival was a concert consisting of The Doors, The Who and Leonard Cohen. They out performed in this concert and there was a big audience of about more than 600,000 people.

 

Number 7

Simon & Garfunkel concert

Simon & Garfunkel was a reunion concert that displayed a reunion of the two great artists Simon and Garfunkel in central Park in 1981 with about 500,000 people attending this festival. It was also telecasted on HBO later.

 

Number 8

Toronto SARS Benefit Concert

Toronto SARS Benefit was a concert for a cause to fight against the SARS disease that engulfed many lives in Canada and Asia. Rolling Stines, AC/DC and Justin Timberlake were some of the names who performed in this concert. There were over 450,000 listeners and viewers attending this show.

 

Number 9

Woodstock concert

Woodstock was a pop concert that revolutionized the American music industry for the first time in 1969. Legendary artists like Janis Joplin, Santana, the Who and Jimi Hendrix performed in it. The audience that comprised of mostly hippies (400,000) conveyed a message to the world that everyone could get together to celebrate peace and enjoy music.

 

Number 10

RockFest concert

Blockbuster RockFest was a music show arranged and held at Texas Motor Speedway in 1997. It had artists like Matchbox Twenty, Counting Crows and No Doubt. The theme of the event was to celebrate capital punishment and about 385,000 people attended it.

 

Why Did so Many People Attend These Concerts?

Some these musical events were totally for entertainment and rejoice while others were meant to deliver a cause. The huge numbers of peoples thus attending these gatherings and making them biggest possible gatherings on the globe ever had a notion behind that says that people actually did not gather for the music. But the reason for attending the concert has been the cause for which that specific event was organized.



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