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Black Crowes Rock at Riverbend

Black Crowes

Riverbend Music Center

Cincinnati, Ohio 

August 5, 2006
 

 

The Black Crowes landed on stage at Cincinnati, Ohio’s Riverbend Music Center on August 5, 2006. The legendary Southern band brought with them a sense of purpose in their musical direction and linear improvisational approach. Taking a cue from The Grateful Dead, the Crowes loosely began the evening, jamming several minutes before "Black Moon Creeping" off of 1992’s The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion began to take shape.

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Dave Matthews Band with Gov’t Mule

Riverbend Music Center

Cincinnati, Ohio

August 1, 2006 

Warren Haynes and Gov’t Mule entertained a wilting, sold out crowd at Riverbend Music Center in Cincinnati, Ohio on August 1 while opening for the Dave Matthews Band. Combined heat and humidity levels topped out at around the 98-100 degree mark, and water became the preferred drink of choice. Haynes took the stifling weather in stride, delivering an inspiring set of Mule standards that kept the crowd engaged.

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Ryan Adams Rocks the Sonar

Ryan Adams & the Cardinals

7-21-06

The Sonar

Baltimore, MD

 

Ryan Adams doesn’t get a whole lot of time to himself once he arrives to a venue.  The singer-songwriter, self dubbed on “the edge of alt-country,” sits beneath the seat of his piano, left of center stage, legs extended, in silence.  There is a peaceful aura surrounding the often times volatile 31 year-old rocker.  

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