AVQ&A: Skipping Spin Doctors: Have you ever gone to a concert just for the opener?
Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d like us and the readers to answer? Email us at email@example.com.
This week’s question comes from reader Jason Gross:
“I’m biting the bullet to see two bands that I don’t really like (Mötley Crüe and Barenaked Ladies) only because I really want to see the opening bands: Alice Cooper and Violent Femmes. I’m open to the possibility that I might actually like Crüe and the Ladies but I’m also prepared to walk out on both of them pretty quickly if I’m wrong. I’m a little …