Artist: The Smithereens
Venue: B.B. King Blues Club (New York, NY)
Label: E1 Entertainment
Technically speaking, I started my own 2010 music review year off in a very different fashion from the last one by seeing legendary Blues guitarist Johnny Winter. It was nothing less than inspiring but I would quickly get into the Metal vibe with the rousing show held by Korpiklaani and Tyr who had just played the other night over at the Gramercy Theatre. The season of Winter show made me realize how I still craved a little bit of difference because I felt that something else along these lines would best arm me for the Metal battles to come. They do say that variety is the spice of life year after all and that in the end would lead me to B.B. King Blues Club once again for an appearance by The Smithereens. To be brutally honest I have always been more of the casual fan of the band but really do count a healthy number of their tunes as favorites and with the band celebrating a thirty year career then it was about time that I rocked out with them. There was no opening band on the bill which originally bothered me but my buddy said that we should count on a very long set so I was game. Here is how the evening went for this very, very fun night.
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