ACDC Black Ice Tour, 2009 Concert, Moncton
Friday, 7th August:
What a concert, what a night!
Thank you The Answer , Anvil and AC/DC for performing live in Moncton - we loved every minute!
and thank you everyone involved in bringing the anticipation, the energy and the excitement to Moncton.
(The Answer are tweeting their way across the Black Ice Tour)
Times & Transcript article by Brent Mazerolle: reviewing AC/DC's Moncton concert
Times & Transcript article by Eric Lewis AC/DC shakes Moncton all night long
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Follow the AC/DC story and music on C103 today, Thursday, 6th August - live from the Hill.
Tickets will be for sale at the gate up until 10:00 p.m. ACDC are on at 9:00 p.m.
Tickets will be available at the Coliseum until 8:00 p.m. - Box Office: 506-857-4100 or 888-720-5600
Collect pre-purchased tickets at the Concert: gate 1 - on Mountain Road (where you enter for Magic Mountain and Magnetic Hill)
Park and ride: Back of the coliseum
Ready for 80,000 rockers right now!
AC/DC begin their tour of Canada at Magnetic Hill Music Festival Site, Moncton, New Brunswick
When: Thursday, August 6th, 2009
Time: Gates are open at 3:00 p.m. and AC/DC play from 9:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m.
Rock Legend AC/DC play Magnetic Hill Music Festival, Moncton for the first stop in Canada of the 2009 Black Ice World Tour North America.
Irish rock band The Answer will be the first performance AT 6:15 P.M. followed by Canadian rock band Anvil AND THEN- AC/DC play 9:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m.
Heavy metal rockers Anvil started out in Toronto in 1973 and the movie Anvil! The Story of Anvil documents their rise to fame.
General admission tickets: $99.50 (+ tax & service charges) - STILL SELLING!
Standing Area Only
NO chairs allowed
Reserved Grandstand Seats: $99.50 (+ tax & service charges) - SOLD OUT
Raised Bleacher Seating
Wheelchair Platform Seating: $99.50 (plus tax and service)
Wheelchair Guest and one attendant
Limited amount – wheelchair ticket must be presented in order to access platform
Available: ONLINE AT tickets Moncton - Moncton Coliseum Box Office: 506-857-4100 or 888-720-5600
AND: all NEEDS Convenience stores across Atlantic Canada
Coliseum Box Office Hours:
Monday to Friday 10am-6pm - Saturday: 10m - 2pm
Getting To the AC/DC Concert
There will be no official on-site parking for the
Magnetic Hill Music Festival. As in previous years, private
entrepreneurs will be offering paid parking around the vicinity of the
There are newly installed bike lock-ups. In order to use these lock-ups, cyclists can access the concert grounds by entering the main gate to the Magnetic Hill attraction (located on Mountain Road). From there, cyclists will proceed through the attraction grounds, and bike lock-ups are located before the GATE 1 entrance.
Codiac Transit will be offering transit services to the Magnetic Hill Music Festival on June 27. Simply get on any regular public transit bus on the day of the concert, identify your destination to the driver, and the driver will ensure connections are made to get to the concert site. Codiac Transit Routes
The bus drop off zone will be at the entrance to the Magnetic Hill attraction on Mountain Road, and will allow concert-goers to walk through the park, directly to GATE 1.
The pick up zone at the end of the concert will also be at the entrance to the Magnetic Hill attraction, across the street on Mountain Road. The road will be closed to thru traffic, and RCMP officers and medical officials will be on hand to ensure public safety.
Round-trip Ticket: $10. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the following Shoppers Drug Mart locations in Greater Moncton: Riverview, 1663 Mountain Road, 681 Mountain Road, Elmwood Drive, Champlain Place, 18 Champlain Street, 140 Champlain Street, St. George Street and Vaughan Harvey Boulevard.
Access the concert grounds by entering the main gate to the Magnetic Hill attraction (located on Mountain Road). From there, pedestrians will walk through the attraction grounds and have direct access to GATE 1 of the concert site.
Magnetic Hill Music Festival is partnering with Moncton’s Taxi Association to provide better taxi services to and from the concert. There will be a designated taxi drop-off and pick-up zone located adjacent to GATE 1 of the Magnetic Hill Concert Site. Ask any of Moncton’s taxi companies for this service.
1. No cameras or recording devices
2. No cans or glass bottles
3. No chairs, strollers or umbrellas
4. No fireworks
5. No alcoholic beverages
6. No narcotics unless prescribed and in the container marked with the item and name of the holder
7. No camping equipment, barbeques, hibachis or open fires
8. No knives (including pocket knives), chains or weapons of any nature
9. No food products unless for medical reasons
10. No coolers
11. No bicycles, skateboards, roller blades or scooters
12. No laser pointers, glow sticks
13. No inflatables, balloons, beach balls
One 1L bottle of water allowed per patron. Water will be available on site.
PLEASE BRING PHOTO IDENTIFICATION WITH YOU TO THE CONCERT SITE AS IT WILL BE REQUIRED IN ORDER TO GAIN ACCESS TO THE LICENSED AREAS. FAILURE TO DO SO WILL RESULT IN NOT BEING PERMITTED TO ENTER TO THESE AREAS. PHOTO IDENTIFICATION WILL ALSO BE REQUIRED TO PURCHASE ANY ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AS WELL.
"More than three decades into a career that shows no signs of slowing down or letting up, AC/DC, like electricity itself, provides the world with an essential source of power and energy. Since forming in 1973, AC/DC's high voltage rock 'n' roll has flowed out into the world via consistently sold-out concert tours and global sales totaling more than 150 million albums and counting. Sony BMG Music Entertainment's #1 best-selling catalog act worldwide, AC/DC has sold nearly 70 million albums in the U.S. alone, making AC/DC one of the five top-selling bands in American music history. One of the group's best-loved works, the enormously successful and influential "Back In Black," has achieved RIAA "Double Diamond" status, for sales in excess of 22 million copies in the United States, and is the U.S.'s fifth largest-selling album ever.
"But the roots of AC/DC lie back in Australia, and before that Glasgow, Scotland, where Angus and Malcolm Young, the musical core of the band (and still the most formidable guitar team in rock history), were born (in 1958 and 1953, respectively). In 1963, the Young family migrated to Sydney, Australia, where music would make its mark on the brothers. (As a member of the Easybeats, Angus and Malcolm's older sibling, George Young, was responsible for one of Australia's first international hits, "Friday On My Mind," in 1966. From 1974 through 2000, George and musical collaborator, Harry Vanda, produced a number of AC/DC albums including "High Voltage,," "T.N.T.," "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap," "Let There Be Rock," "If You Want Blood You've Got It," "Powerage," "'74 Jailbreak," "Who Made Who," "Blow Up Your Video," and "Stiff Upper Lip.")
"Taking a cue and encouragement from their older brother's musical success, Angus and Malcolm Young formed their own rock 'n' roll combo and premiered their inimitable interlocking guitar sound on December 31, 1973 at a New Year's Eve gig at Sydney's Chequers Club.
"Calling their new rock band "AC/DC" (from the back of a sewing machine owned by their sister, Margaret), Angus and Malcolm moved from Sydney to Melbourne and began plowing through numerous line-ups searching for a solid rhythm section and a lead singer whose voice could match the manic assault of the Young brothers' guitars. The newly-christened AC/DC found its spiritual sparkplug in Bon Scott, a hard-living, hard-loving, hard-playing wild-eyed rabble-rousing singer who'd once "auditioned" for the band when he'd worked for them as a roadie and driver back in Sydney. With Bon Scott, another born Scotsman who'd relocated to Australia as a lad, in place as co-frontman to Angus's trademark raffish schoolboy-in-knickers, AC/DC was ready to electrify the world.""
- Tim Holmes -
More at ACDC official web site
Concert presented by Donald K Donald Events and AEG LIVE
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Times & Transcript articles on the concert
Another great AC/DC article by Alan Cochrane
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How To Find: ACDC Live at Magnetic Hill Music Festival
Exit 450 from the Trans Canada Highway (Route 2). Located in Magnetic Hill Park at the north end of the City of Moncton, off Mountain Road (between Mountain, Front Mountain and Gorge Roads).
The Magnetic Hill Festival Grounds are just 15 minutes from downtown Moncton, 45 minutes from Hopewell Rocks, 75 minutes from PEI, and 90 minutes from Saint John, NB.
Parking is assigned and you will find road blocks around the festival grounds; Just follow the signs!
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