Devo, Ra Ra Riot
Ohio State Fair I Columbus, OH
August 4, 2010
Words by Adriana Mundy
Devo? At the fair? That was my first reaction a few months back when I first got the news. Second reaction: Definitely going. (No. Matter. What!) The Ohio State Fair is always quite a spectacle between the people watching, fried everything and of course the butter cow, but last Wednesday it was definitely the unofficial Columbus rockers night at the fair. I can’t recall who I didn’t see at some point in the evening googly-eyed with anticipation to see the first idols of Akron. Continue reading →
This summer, Weezer has taken the festival/state fair route rather than a full-blown arena tour as one might expect they would have undertaken. Perhaps it’s the state of the touring economy, where tour after tour is either being scaled back or flat out canceled. No doubt, there will be a healthy-sized crowd tonight – present company included – at the Celeste Center on the Ohio State Fairgrounds, all of whom will have paid in the neighborhood of $36 per ticket. Motion City Soundtrack opens the show which is scheduled to start around 7pm.
Perhaps the biggest Weezer fan in attendance tonight will be my 5-year-old Piper who, if given the opportunity, would probably hop on stage to lend her vocals to “(If You’re Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To”.