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    Concerts in Trice

    What happened to the stadium concerts in Trice? There was a period of good shows...U2, Pink Floyd, Rolling Stones....



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    Re: Concerts in Trice

    We got real turf.....the end.


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    Re: Concerts in Trice

    Natural grass playing surface.



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    Re: Concerts in Trice

    They're aren't going to let us ruin the field unless we're storming it!


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    Re: Concerts in Trice

    Quote Originally Posted by Cy94 View Post
    What happened to the stadium concerts in Trice? There was a period of good shows...U2, Pink Floyd, Rolling Stones....
    Turf replaced by natural grass. Also they had to remove the south end zone seating for the stage and the seats there now are permanent.

    I agree though, it was a great place to see show. I saw McCartney, Genesis and U2. Never saw Floyd there which is a huge regret of mine.



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    Re: Concerts in Trice

    Grass?


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    Re: Concerts in Trice

    It's also a cost / venue thing. Pretty much can't make money as a promoter in central Iowa off of a big act unless you use the Well. However there are student orgs that are bringing acts to Hilton, like Lupe Fiasco last fall. JTS is probably out, it's just too expensive and wouldn't be cost effective.



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    Re: Concerts in Trice

    I am certain that there was supposed to some sort of cover when the conversion to grass announcement was made...for concerts .



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    Re: Concerts in Trice

    I was wondering the same.

    Straightest was amazing.

    Arrowhead has grass.



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    Re: Concerts in Trice

    Perhaps we should have U2 show up the next time we beat the #2 ranked team in the nation.


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    Re: Concerts in Trice

    U2 sucks.



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    Re: Concerts in Trice

    Back in 2000, the George Strait Country Music Festival was in the stadium. They had quite a few of the big name acts at the time. They have a cover for the turf that's supposed to protect it. I was helping with parking and there was a crew that got called in because the turf cover started coming up. They are pretty anal about the turf.



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    Re: Concerts in Trice

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneJL View Post
    Back in 2000, the George Strait Country Music Festival was in the stadium. They had quite a few of the big name acts at the time. They have a cover for the turf that's supposed to protect it. I was helping with parking and there was a crew that got called in because the turf cover started coming up. They are pretty anal about the turf.
    Ever seen the turf at Soldier Field? I think I can understand them being anal about it.


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    Re: Concerts in Trice

    Quote Originally Posted by CyFan61 View Post
    It's also a cost / venue thing. Pretty much can't make money as a promoter in central Iowa off of a big act unless you use the Well. However there are student orgs that are bringing acts to Hilton, like Lupe Fiasco last fall. JTS is probably out, it's just too expensive and wouldn't be cost effective.
    This would say otherwise. Not completely disagreeing with you, but it made me remember this video. It is dated obviously.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7u08nsKmxg]ISU: Stadium Concerts (1994) - YouTube[/ame]


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    Re: Concerts in Trice

    I saw farm aid. The stones twice. Pinl floyd and paul mccartney, also went to u2 even though I don't like them. I uad a good run back then.


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