Artist: Lez Zeppelin
Venue: Irving Plaza (New York, NY)
Opener: Dead Exes
Label: Redeye Label
“Comin’ out of nowhere, drivin’ like rain; Stormbringer dance on the thunder again. Dark cloud gathering, breaking the day. No point running ‘Cause it’s coming your way”….oh wait – I apologize, that’s a Deep Purple song and not a Led Zeppelin number and yet with the pending assault of Hurricane Irene that’s coming this way I could think of no better manner to start off my narrative about the Lez Zeppelin show that was taking place this past Friday evening at Irving Plaza. The gig was to be my third chance to enjoy what the ladies of Zep would bring to the table and the first true venue performance. I first saw them at J&R Music World playing acoustically and then last month on a Circle Line Cruise boat ride. It was going to be fun to catch them delivering the goods on a familiar venue stage to my reporting eyes and ears but let’s face it, I already enjoyed what they were all about. The show was going to find a band called The Dead Exes opening up but with my arriving just a little after 8:20pm found me missing almost all of their set. The songs I did hear I enjoyed so I will be hoping to catch them at some other event. Here’s what you missed out on if you passed on the show.
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