10 May 2008
Last month we went to see The New Pornographers in concert, who are amazing musicians that put on an outstanding show. Although, I'm rarely disappointed seeing any talented group of performers, I'm normally not one to go see anyone in a venue that seats over, say 500.
Last night, I give you The Avett Brothers. Hole. E. Crap. You may think you are enjoying a concert sitting 200 yards away from a band with 3000 of your closest friends singing along, drowning out the actually talent, but the only point you are making is you know all the words to Layla. The thought of paying hundreds of dollars to see someone the size of a eraser head, mystifies me. Why not just buy a bigger tv and wait for their MTV special. (Or whatever "the kids" are watching these days.)
The Avett Brothers were absolutely astounding, and I'll acknowledge this with the fact that they were sold out, and attendees were not drunk. A show where people came to hear, not to be seen. Not to say it was a church service, by any means. Although, I've never attended a southern Baptist revival, last night I may have witnessed a few folks finding their religion.
That said, I've already purchased my tickets to see Langhorne Slim on the 26th. See you there, fellow believers.
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