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003. This Year’s Model: Elvis Costello and the Attractions with the Battered Wives, November 6, 1978

A $7 concert.  That amount doesn’t even usually cover service fees these days.  According to my collection, tickets then were overall smaller than they are now and were vertical as often as they were horizontal.  Vertical tickets like this one seemed to have died out at some point in the ’90s, at least around these parts. 

003. This Year’s Model: Elvis Costello and the Attractions with the Battered Wives, Alumni Hall, University of Western Ontario (UWO), London, Ontario, Canada, Monday November 6, 1978, $7.

This show took place just six months after the Bob Seger gig and, at this point, the idea of going to see Seger would have been unthinkable for me.   Ah, the difference a few months can make when you’re young. Continue reading