Turned down, tuned out and payed off

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From: Tom Whore (tomwhore@inetarena.com)
Date: Thu Sep 07 2000 - 13:44:58 PDT

[maybe its just me, but if i were put in an ampetheater with def lepard I
would PAY 20$ to have the voume turned down. One persons bug is another
bounty -tsh]


Updated September 5, 2000, 10:25 a.m. ET Fans get refunds after Def
Leppard concert disappoints SALEM, Ore. (AP) About 700 Def Leppard fans
got refunds after a disappointingly quiet concert by the heavy metal band
at the Oregon State Fair. The city of Salem's noise ordinance forced the
band to play at what many fans thought was an unsatisfactory level. The
ordinance had been passed to meet the concerns of neighbors. "You could
barely hear the lead guitar player playing," said 38-year-old fan Scott
Davis, 38, of Salem. He was sitting in the first row of the yellow section
the second of four sections in the L.B. Day Amphitheatre. Fans kept
yelling for the volume to be turned up. Fair spokeswoman Lin Wolfe said
Sunday that the Def Leppard musicians had not been informed of Salem's
restrictions on noise levels at the amphitheater. Band members made a
fair-authorized announcement before they started playing, stating that
guests who thought the concert was too quiet could get a refund on the $20
concert tickets. The band and the fair shared the $14,000 loss, Wolfe

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