Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Saturday, September 3, 2011

Three concerts in three days

It's been a while since I've written, I changed jobs and moved back to Salt Lake, so things have been a little crazy.  A couple of weekends ago I went to three concerts in a row.  Sara Bareillis/Sugarland, Adele, and Death Cab for Cutie.  I've never attended a country concert but it was definitely a good experience.  Sara Bareillis opened for Sugarland.  We were on the third row with mostly Sugarland fans, but we all made friends quickly, and when Sara came out we knew every word.  She was great! Very talented, and the people that hadn't heard her music enjoyed it I think.  People from the Sugarland fan club were on the front row and knew how much we loved Sara, so when Sara's setlist was given to them they passed it to us.  It was amazing.  Sugarland came out and put on a great show.  I was surprised at how many songs I knew and how enjoyable it was.  The next night we went to See Adele at the Gallivan center.  This concert was postponed because Adele had laryngitis, she rescheduled and I was able to get tickets. She was as delightful as she could be. Her voice was impeccable.  Everyone knew every word and when she performed Rolling In the Deep we were all singing at the top of our lungs.  At 23 she's very successful, her album 21 has been one of the top ten albums this year. I really am so glad I was able to see her in such a relatively small venue because pretty soon she's going to be selling out at huge venues.  Death Cab for Cutie was at the Maverick Center, formerly the E center.  It wasn't very well attended which made me sad.  Death Cab has produced great albums for years so you'd think they'd have a stronger following.  They played a lot of their new album Code and Keys, which is great.  They really put on a good show.  They met when they were going to college in Seattle and have played together ever since.  Three concerts in three days was a little crazy especially since two out of the three were standing.  It was totally worth it though.  Next concerts coming up are Kenny Loggins and then Maroon 5 in Vegas.