Archive | March, 2011

Anberlin w/ Circa Survive & Foxy Shazam – 1.24.11, Bogarts

3 Mar

Foxy Shazam
Circa Survive
24 January 2011
Bogarts, Cincinnati, Ohio

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It’s always fun when a band comes home to do a home town show (I know I’ve said it before, and it’s still true.). They’ve got friends and family around and the mood is generally pretty high. I’ve never had a bad experience at a band where they were playing at home in front of their own crowd, and Foxy Shazam was no exception. Foxy are one of those bands that you can’t help but have one of two reactions: one: this is the best thing EVER or two: WTF is this? Admittedly, most people were there to see Circa Survive, a topic that we will delve into at a later point, so most people fell into the latter category. They’re one of those bands that you can’t help but abandon all inhibitions and dance the night away. After all, that’s exactly what they did. Walking out in gold lamé, brocade, jacquard, fringe, and top hats, they looked like a Victorian era group of wandering minstrels that got caught in the 1970s. Continue reading