Anyone been to a Maroon 5 concert? - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 3 Old 06-09-2011, 01:32 PM - Thread Starter
 
blessedwithboys's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 3,581
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 8 Post(s)

I just got 2 free tickets to a Maroon 5 concert and I am trying to work out the details to decide if it's practical for me to go.  I'm embarrassed to say that I am in my mid-30's and have never been to any kind of real concert.  LOL

 

The venue is 500 miles from home, which is no problem bc I love road trips, but I can't leave my 9yo behind with anyone and I'm not sure if the show will be all-ages WRT to the band's language and the mood of the crowd.  My 16yo doesn't really like the band (9yo does however!) so I'm thinking of getting a hotel room in a good part of town and leaving them there and going to the show alone. 

 

Ds1 is almost 17 and I feel comfortable leaving him to babysit.  My main issue is not wanting to go to the show alone.  And ds2 will be seriously pissed to be left in the hotel room while I go see one of our favorite bands.  But I'm afraid to take a 9yo to a concert...I generally skip over the songs with the F-bombs and overly sexual lyrics...

 

This isn't so much a request for parenting advice as it is a shout out to anyone who's been to a Maroon 5 show and can speak to the amount of profanity that can be expected.  TIA!


Bring back the old MDC
blessedwithboys is online now  
#2 of 3 Old 06-09-2011, 05:43 PM
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Cover letter he!!
Posts: 6,548
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I went to one when I was in college (5 or so years ago?).

 

It was awesome.  I would take a 9yo.  I haven't listened to any of their music lately, but as long as the lyrics aren't super explicit (which they probably aren't b/c you let him listen to it), it should be fine.  They were a pretty PC band when I saw them live, hopefully someone else has seen them more recently.

Super~Single~Mama is offline  
#3 of 3 Old 06-10-2011, 08:38 AM - Thread Starter
 
blessedwithboys's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 3,581
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 8 Post(s)

The thing about Maroon 5 is that alot of their lyrics are subtley sexy so it goes way over his head.  If it's something I don't want him repeating I just skip that track (ie, struggle to memorize the way it felt between your thighs) while he's in the car.  My fear is that a concert setting may not be a good environment for him, but it's Maroon 5 and Gavin DeGraw and I desperately want to go!  LOL

 

Thanks!


Bring back the old MDC
blessedwithboys is online now  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off