DTE Music Center (Pine Knob) – Detroit, Michigan
The music rocked. The whole of Shake Your Moneymaker followed by a smattering of hits. Chris Robinson dancing like a chicken, Rich Robinson aloof and seemingly above it all – the Black Crowes we have come to know and love. It was good time music – to remind ourselves of better times – but it was merely a backdrop to something else. 15,000 happy to be in the same space, celebrating familiar loud music and chicken moves. I am sure for a lot of folks this was the first gig in a long time. Large venue – semi covered – considered “outside” – but still intimate enough to feel the connection. Over priced beer, over sized heads and hats in your view, under sized-over priced seats that you cant see more than half the stage from. Pot everywhere. $40 t shirts and $50 posters. Lines so long to get through security that you miss the support band (Dirty Honey – think Guns N Roses lite), car parking in a field that the line to get out that means you get home in the middle of night. Ears ringing » Continue Reading.