The Best Concert Signs of All Time

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What better way to get noticed at your favorite performer’s concert than with a giant sign expressing your love. View some of the best concert signs of all time.

Music fans and concert-goers have been using signs and posters to get noticed and catch bands’ attention since the 1960s. Here are some of the best music fan signs of all time.  

Beatlemania 

When The Beatles first arrived to the U.S. in 1964, screaming American fans greeted the band with signs, banners and even wore buttons with their favorite band member’s names.

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Photo credit: Sydney Morning Herald and The Daily Telegraph

On-stage Proposal   

The Mirror shared a video of former Beatle Paul McCartney inviting a couple onstage after seeing their concert signs in the audience: “He won’t marry me til he meets you” and “I’ve got the ring and I’m 64.” Once onstage, the couple’s dreams finally came true in front of the music icon and the entire concert arena.

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Photo credit: The Mirror

Fan Fashion

These die-hard Bruce Springsteen fans turned their outfits into concert signs with custom t-shirts and wearables to show their support.  

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Photo credit: NJ.com

Illuminated Signs

On tours, Taylor Swift hosts after-concert parties to meet her beloved fans, but only the ultimate Swiftie fans with over-the-top costumes and the most creative fan signs are invited to the party. Check out these concert signs with LED lights fans brought to Swift’s Red Tour.

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Photo credit: The San Diego Union Tribune and taylorswift.com.

Grammar Police 

During a One Direction concert, one fan’s poster grabbed the attention of band member Harry Styles because of poor grammar. Styles asked for the sign and corrected “your” to “you’re” on-stage with a sharpie. Watch the video footage here.

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Photo credit: Metro

Larger-than-Life Cutout Sign

Here’s one way to get a selfie with your favorite music star—bring your own cutout sign of their face!  It’s a great way get noticed and makes for a fun photo op.

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Photo credit: City Pages
 

Resources:

http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2014/02/07/why-the-beatles-still-make-us-scream-50-years-later/   
http://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/watch-paul-mccartney-instigate-impromptu-3824109 
http://tasteofcountry.com/how-to-meet-taylor-swift/ 
http://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/watch-cute-moment-harry-styles-6383806

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