The Chris Robinson Brotherhood / 6.21.12 / The A&R Bar / Columbus, Ohio
A hot summer night made cool by the feelgood jams of The Chris Robinson Brotherhood – a great way to kick off the summer concert season. The size of the venue seemed a bit suspect (The Black Crowes sell out venues with a capacity 10 times what the A&R Bar holds), but in a brief conversation with CRB guitarist Neal Casal after the show, Casal said that while the Crowes can pack larger theaters, nobody wanted to assume Chris’s new band could pull in crowds anywhere near that size.
I think this tour is proving the band wrong and for those who have been lucky enough to snag tickets to sold-out shows, the band’s been delivering magical performances. Continue reading →
SonicItchMusic.com is reporting that the Black Crowes are no longer going to be performing at Stubb’s during SXSW. I’m not sure where they got that information (there are no links to any “official” news) but the date doesn’t appear on the band’s MySpace page (though, to be fair, I’m not sure if it ever did).