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General Category => General Music Chat => Topic started by: DR1029 on October 06, 2016, 09:50:14 am

Title: DT North American Tour- 2nd Leg
Post by: DR1029 on October 06, 2016, 09:50:14 am
Well, I attended the show last night at the Sands Casino in Bethlehem, PA and just a couple observations.
1- The venue is a great spot to see a show.  New, clean, great setup.  Overall small space but alot of room to move around.
2- The band was very tight.  There was only a couple issues with the video freezing and James mic cut out twice but overall a great mix and good sound.
3- James sounded great last night...no doubt about it. It was an absolute pleasure sitting in the front row watching the man at work.  So good!
4- Attendance- I have been going to DT shows religiously since Sept. of 1992.  The 1st time I saw them was at the Chestnut Cabaret in Philly.  I may have seen them live well over 50 times. The show last night seemed to only have about 300-400 people there tops and I think I am being generous.  Maybe having 3 shows in the same demographic area in 4 nights hurts them....who knows.  With that being said, it brought me back to all the times I got to see them (and enjoy them) in smaller venues with less people.  A perfect way to experience the Astonishing.
Overall a great show.  Well worth the $$ and time spent.  I look forward to seeing them again Saturday in Hershey, PA.

Title: Re: DT North American Tour- 2nd Leg
Post by: DR1029 on October 10, 2016, 08:00:08 am
I got the opportunity to see the guys again on Saturday in Hershey, PA.  Overall the show was great, everything was tight and the sound was spectacular.  The Hershey Theater was very beautiful and a great place to see a show.

In summary, I saw the band on the Astonishing Tour 4 different times (Philly, NYC, Bethlehem and Hershey).  Each was better then the last and seeing this show live truly brings the album and story to life.