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SCORPIONS Concert Review – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena – 7/10/2010 (BLOG)

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    Written By Mike Arnold

    On Saturday July 10th, 2010, Concert Blast accepted the invitation to cover the Scorpions farewell concert from their current “Get Your Sting and Blackout Tour,” as the tour stopped in Nashville, TN.

    With Tom Thompson on vacation and James Downing attending another show in Memphis, Concert Blast photographer Brian Hasbrook and I attended the show. Here’s the Concert Review.

    Scorpions - Bridgestone Arena - Nashville, TN

    Scorpions - Bridgestone Arena - Nashville, TN

    It’s been decades since I had the opportunity to witness a Scorpions concert.  In fact I had never seen them as a headliner!  I always thought that the Scorpions was a good (not great) opening act, but on this night my mind was definitely changed as the Scorpions made believers out of the estimated 6,000 hard rock fans in attendance!

    The house lights flickered as a warning for people to get to their seats, an AC/DC song blasted over the house PA system to get the fans ready for a night of excitement.  As soon as the song ended, the house lights went down, the stage lights came up and the rockers in the crowd screamed as they anticipated the Scorpions to take the stage for the last time in Nashville, TN (if this is actually a Farewell Tour). Continue Reading…

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