March 29 – Bruce Springsteen & E Street Band
Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA
My first Bruce show. Such a life-altering evening seeing the legendary E Street Band and one of the greatest song writers in rock n’ roll history. Bruce rocked the house, and the E Street Band gave me an experience I will never forget.
June 15 – Phish
Bader Field, Atlantic City, NJ
My second Phish show (Camden 2010 was my first). It was a very groovy night. Atmosphere was so fun, and the amount of good beer consumed by me was great. The first set was very spontaneous and weird, but the second set was possibly the highlight of the weekend. A sick Twist > Piper as well as a memorable David Bowie with all the teases made the second set one of the best 90 minutes of music I ever witnessed.
Neil Young and Crazy Horse on Nov. 28 in New York City. (Photo by Gretchen Robinette/Brooklyn Vegan)
The past month has seen numerous artists taking the stage to do what they do best to raise money for the victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Last night, it was Neil Young’s turn to join the cause and he brought his band Crazy Horse along with him. They were in Atlantic City’s Borgata Casino, taking up shop in the 5,000-capacity Event Center that was filled to the brim.
But before the Canadian rocker and his band of misfits took the stage, Young had a pair of opening acts that set the evening up right.
Everest started the show out, playing a bunch of songs from their latest album “On Approach.”
Following up the young-and-upcomers was the legendary Trey Anastasio from Phish. Anastasio played an all-acoustic set featuring Phish staples “Wolfman’s Brother,” “Back On the Train” and “Chalkdust Torture.”