The Obsessive Joy Of Collecting

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Al Horner  Credit: NME Usually, admitting to obsessively hoarding tiny, grotty pieces of paper, lager-splattered and moth-ridden from sitting in a box in your wardrobe for 15 years, would have alarm bells ringing among your friends and loved ones. Not so for music fans, for whom hanging on to gig tickets is a hallowed ritual. Every ticket stub tells a story. The sweaty pilgrimage to the venue. The greasy post-gig […]

Do You Save Your Concert Ticket Stubs Anymore?

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Alan Cross Published on June 19th, 2013 | by Alan Cross When I first started going to concerts, I saved every single ticket stub and proudly taped them to my bedroom wall in chronological order.  Even after I moved out, I kept saving stubs as a record of who I’d seen and when. I can’t remember when I stopped doing that, but I wish I hadn’t.   It would be […]