Sunday night at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater was the perfect date night for guitar players, geeks and dorks. The double bill of Jeff Beck and ZZ Top gave guitar players and their significant others, the best of both worlds. The musical wet dreams from Beck's fingers were for the six-stringed daydreamers, while the "Tube Snake Boogie" of ZZ Top gave everyone a reason to shake their booties.
Kings of Leon had a lot to prove to St. Louis and proved that, as always with our heroes, we value most those that have fallen and lift themselves back up.
Wednesday was a perfect day for an all-day music festival at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater.
As airborne travelers jetted through the cloudless summer sky, white contrails draped the sunset and slowly faded to pink, as if ripened by the graceful presence of Sweet Baby James.
This is why we go to concerts. We want to put our hands in the air, sing along to our favorite songs and be astounded by the extended jam sessions that embellish those familiar tunes. Brandi Carlile and the Dave Matthews Band owned the night and validated why we gather by the thousands to move and sway in one giant, collective groove.
The non-stop touring group Dave Matthews Band came to town Wednesday night and put on an unforgettable show, giving both die-hard fans and newcomers fond memories to go home with.