Biggest rock concert in history?
Rod Stewart's Copacabana Beach concert in 1994 was the largest rock concert in history. Thirty-five million people showed up to hear him play at the Copacabana Beach Resort in Brazil.
It was in Moscow in 1991, it was the Monsters of Rock tour where Metallica played with bands such as Panterra, AC/DC and Black Crows. There were over 500,000 people there as it was a free concert at Tushino airfield. The BEST concert was Seattle in 1989. Played all their best songs. And did it AWESOMELY.
: The largest crowd at a rock concert in the USA happened on July 28th, a Saturday, in 1973 in Watkins Glen, NY with 600,000 in attendance. The headlining bands were The Grateful Dead, The Band, and The Allman Brothers Band. This dwarfed the concert that happened in Woodstock, NY in 1969 by 64,000 people. woodstock NY estimated at 500,000 people!