My first ever concert in NYC was a Superdrag show at Bowery Ballroom in 2000. I had recently moved to the city for college, and I went to this concert by myself, also experiencing the Bowery and its sea of homeless for the first time. It was 2000 and the Mets were in the World Series at the time. I proudly wore my old, dirty Mets hat, and a drunken bum attempted to hug me on the street, in celebration of the Mets. At the venue, that weird, scared feeling was abandoned when Superdrag totally rocked the house.
7 years later, Superdrag returned from a hiatus, with their original lineup of John Davis, Don Coffey Jr., Tom Papas, and Brandon Fisher, and this time they rocked The Fillmore New York at Irving Plaza. I was there, still wearing that grimy Mets hat, although this year wasn’t nearly as successful as in 2000.
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