Halsey Was My First Concert Ever

My First Concert Ever And I Couldn't Have Asked For A Better One

Nothing in the world could've ever prepared me for the wild ride I was in for.


About two years ago, I went to my first concert. Growing up, it was mostly me being on stage doing performances for school or church. I had never experienced somebody else on the stage performing for me (and the rest of the people at the concert). It was a thrilling moment, let me say, and it was more than I expected.

However, that day was more of a mess than I thought it would be.

The concert was dated to the time while I was still in summer school. I had thought about not going to class that day, but I did. Sadly, my mom wouldn't let me skip school that day just so I could go to the venue earlier. We had both said that it wasn't going to be that much of a mess over there.

So for the rest of the day at school, I spent most of my time daydreaming about the concert. What songs would she play? With what would she open? Would I get a chance to get a picture with Halsey? All these scenarios kept being built in my head, and I was getting more and more excited for 7 p.m. to come.

The hour kept getting closer and closer. Once class finished, I dashed home and got some news: the venue was packed; people had been waiting in line since the night before, and it was long.

When I was told that, my mind blanked out. I was tired from class, and I was also hungry. I could either leave at that moment before the line got even longer, or take a moment to rest and eat and get there when the line was longer. Of course, I went with the former because fuck lines.

I changed quickly and dashed for the train. Never in my life had I sped-walked as fast as I had that one time. Sonic the Hedgehog was put to shame by a crazy Halsey stan, and I've never been proud of myself.

However, I was starving and thirsty and only had like $15 in my pocket. In the end, I figured out on the train, I was meant to die either way. And I also had to find a way to make my phone's battery last until midnight. Haha, I was fucked.

I got to the place, and I didn't know where to go. The Forum began and ended everywhere, and so did the line. Eventually, I found the end of the line, and I was not very happy. The sun was scorching, and I had no hat. (By this time, I wasn't into dad hats the way I am today.)

I ended spending money on a popsicle and water and ending with only $9 in my pocket. I was livid, and by myself. But, almost three hours later, the doors opened and they started letting people in. By this moment, my soul was in my throat, and my blood in my nose.

I was going to get to see one of my favorite artists, and she would be my first concert. I was not ready for any it. And nothing in the entire world could've prepped me for the otherworldly experience that the Badlands was. Many days after the concert, I kept wishing to go back to that night. And up till today, I keep on wishing to go back to that night.

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7 Things Every Real Taylor Swift Fan Knows Will 100 Percent Happen On TS7



On April 13th, Taylor Swift posted on her Instagram a picture with the caption "4.26"... since then, every post since has had the same caption, and fans have been theorizing ever since.

1. It's going to be very different from "Reputation"


Looking at her current pastel Instagram theme, it is very, very different than dark, mysterious vibe from her "Reputation" days.

2. This will be one of Taylor's happiest albums yet


Taylor has stayed out of the media for the most part since the release of "Reputation", and I believe that she's enjoyed her time, focusing on her music, friends, family, and relationships during this downtime.

3. This album will reflect on her childhood


In 2016, in an interview with Glamour magazine, Taylor revealed that she was bullied in school, and her mom would often take her to T.J.Maxx after school to look at the opal jewelry in order to cheer her up. On April 14th, she posted a picture of jewelry, including opal. Also, one could say that her current Instagram profile picture has an opal tone to it. These could be hints to Taylor tapping into her childhood for her newest album. Oh, and she dressed up as a "childhood hero" for a New Year's Eve party...

4. ...But also focus on moving forward


From her fresh, pastel Instagram theme to the flowers, butterflies, and overall springy vibes, Taylor has an airy, happy vibe that yells fresh, new life. Perhaps the album will also focus on her rising above everything from "Reputation" and all of the new things in her life.

5. It's going to have hidden eggs placed within the lyrics


All Swift fans know that Taylor loves to play games and create puzzles for us to figure out leading up to album releases. Why does the album itself have to be any different? Hopefully TS7 will have hidden gems in it as well...

6. Jack Antonoff and Max Martin will be back


Jack and Max have been with Taylor since "1989," and I don't think they're going anywhere. If they made it through the sound shift between Swift's 5th and 6th albums, they can work with whatever new ideas Taylor comes up with.

7. If the old Taylor is dead, I think TS7 will be when the new Taylor fully emerges


There's been some butterfly emojis and imagery flying around on Taylor's Instagram, and in a way, I think TS7 will be Taylor emerging from her cocoon of sorts into a butterfly. "Reputation" showed that she was capable of change, and this new album will show a more mature version of Taylor.

Chances are all of these are 100% wrong... but hey, it's fun to theorize while we wait for her new single/album to drop on April 26th.

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