It can often seem that country
music has taken a turn for the worse in recent years. As the genre edges closer and closer to nothing more than Top 40 pop
, one band stands out as the antithesis to the decay: Zac Brown Band
. Like a lone blooming flower in an otherwise desolate nuclear wasteland, Brown and his band burn bright with heartfelt composition, spirited lyrics, and a radiation of musical talent. So how do all of these characteristics translate into a live show? Well, after watching the band's performance last night at Ak-Chin Pavilion
, the easy way to sum it up would be "kickass," but you, dear reader, rightfully demand more from a concert review, so let's dig a little deeper.
David • 3 minsPhotos by Melissa Fossum