con·​cert·​go·​er ˈkän(t)-sərt-ˌgō(-ə)r How to pronounce concertgoer (audio)
: one who often attends concerts
ˈkän(t)-sərt-ˌgō-iŋ How to pronounce concertgoer (audio)
noun or adjective

Example Sentences

a large crowd of concertgoers
Recent Examples on the Web The arena dimmed the lights, leading some concertgoers to speculate the power had been cut. Maureen Lee Lenker,, 25 May 2023 The TendedBar and Rotender allow concertgoers to skip long lines and have drinks ready in less than a minute. Brian Mccollum, Detroit Free Press, 11 May 2023 The 1975's lead vocalist was spotted at all three of Swift's Nashville tour dates, having been snapped by concertgoers watching Swift perform at Nissan Stadium as early as Friday's opening night in the city. Brenton Blanchet, Peoplemag, 8 May 2023 On Friday, April 28, The Los Angeles Philharmonic was performing Tchaikovsky’s fifth symphony when several members of the audience reported that a fellow concertgoer was loudly moaning in a balcony. Justin Ray, Robb Report, 1 May 2023 Brian Kinnes, who did not attend Coachella, stitched together about 150 videos uploaded by concertgoers to YouTube, TikTok and Twitter to make an unofficial, multi-cut film that accounts for the entirety of Ocean’s set, which spanned about one hour and 20 minutes. Ethan Shanfeld, Variety, 29 Apr. 2023 These sections were performed seamlessly, with no breaks for applause, and in a different order than churchgoers (or liturgical concertgoers) may have expected. Globe Staff,, 28 Apr. 2023 The news was first reported earlier on Saturday (April 22) via ET, who said a concertgoer at Hunt’s Friday night Las Vegas show at Resorts World Theatre heard the country singer make the announcement on stage. Ashley Iasimone, Billboard, 22 Apr. 2023 In October 2017, Paddock opened fire on a massive crowd of concertgoers from a window of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, killing 58 people in the initial shooting and injuring about 500 others. Taylor Romine, CNN, 7 Apr. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1828, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of concertgoer was in 1828

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“Concertgoer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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