PHOTOS: Boston, the Doobie Brothers Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre show
Boston and the Doobie Brothers rolled out their classic album rock and transformed Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre into a giant, open-air karaoke bar on Wednesday. Fans — including the actor Aaron Eckhart front and center — sang along to hits from a bygone era.
Live review: John Butler Trio @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Occasionally, I'll go to a night of music that leaves me completely befuddled. So it was Friday night at Red Rocks, in an evening headlined by the John Butler Trio.
Offspring, Paramore @ Fiddler's Green
[photopress:offspring.jpg,full,pp_image] The Offspring performing May 18 in Santa Barbara, Calif. Photo from Offspring.com. As I sat, swayed, danced, and bounced through the Big Gig, one song kept bubbling to top of mind: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club's "Whatever Happened To My Rock 'n' Roll." Surrounded by the next generation of punk rock girls and boys, happily bouncing and pogo-ing to the tunes Saturday at Fiddler's Green, I tried to share the bliss they were feeling.
Boston, Styx @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
[photopress:Styx_Boxton_13July2008_MTO0089a.jpg,full,pp_image] Boston and Styx (above) tried their best to shake off the "classic rock" tag at Red Rocks on Sunday. Photos by Mark T. Osler.
Dark Star Orchestra @ the Oriental Theater
[photopress:darkstar.jpg,full,pp_image] Dark Star Orchestra makes you feel the fleeting moment, but the Grateful Dead cover band falls short of recreating entire shows. There is something inherently sad about a tribute band.
Jonathan Richman @ the Lion's Lair
[photopress:jonathan_richman.jpg,full,pp_image] Jonathan Richman: Intimate, sure, but unremarkable. Word that Jonathan Richman would be playing at the Lion's Lair provoked two immediate responses: First: It's a no-brainer.
Bang Camaro @ the Bluebird Theater
[photopress:bang0.jpg,full,pp_image] Bang Camaro brought their gigantic stage show to the Bluebird Theater on Saturday night, and it was easy to feel the Boston metal band's energy.