Agreed - most annoying. I had to endure the same thing during a Deep Purple gig in the 70s. Some bloke coughed at least eight times during Highway Star. I think it's selfish. Why couldn't he have taken the trouble to make a purchase of a packet of Hacks on the way to the concert?
Hard to tell sometimes, Beefy old boy, if you're taking the Panjandrum or not...
"The isle is full of noises... Sounds, and sweet airs, that give delight and hurt not"
The Tempest, Act III scene 2 ll 148-9