Pat Benatar in Concert in the ’80’s on #FLASHBACK FRIDAY
Pat Benatar...a little lady with a BIG beautiful voice. I saw her in concert in the 80's and after the show, I got to meet her!
It's hard to pick a favorite Pat Benatar song. She had "Heartbreaker" "You Better Run" and "Hit Me with Your Best Shot" in 1980 and later "Treat Me Right" and "We Belong," and more. Pat Benatar was one of my all-time favorite female artist's and she became an '80's Rock and Roll female icon. When I heard about her tour in 1986, I had to go see her show!
I was lucky to have seen her perform to a sold out crowd at Hersheypark Arena, March 10, 1986 and I can still remember how powerful her vocals were back then. After the show, I had a chance to meet Pat, but, unfortunately, I wasn't able to get a picture of our meeting because of the strict rules of no cameras. (No cell phones back then, either). She was much smaller than me and I stand at 5'4". She's a little lady with a huge, powerful, amazing voice. She greeted me with a super nice big smile and agreed to sign my backstage pass. It read, "Rock On! Pat Benatar.
Thanks Pat, for the great memories! Looking forward to seeing you in Evansville July 7th at the Victory Theatre.
I hope she'll be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the near future, don't you?