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Headliners Electric Six had the place literally bouncing along to the beat as soon as the first note rang out. I took a few photos (including the mannequin bust with the strobe light above), but the crowd was so enthusiastic and thick that I had a really tough time getting close enough to get much of anything good. The band tore through their hits and other quickly familiar numbers blending dancetacular disco beats with heavier rock, always boiling over with silly humor. Their charisma and the musical intricacies saved them from being too jokey.
Bang Camaro stuck pretty closely to their famed anthemic hard rock. There’s not a lot of diversity in a Bang Camaro set, but the gaggle of singers manage to keep the attention steady with their headbanging, hair-whipping antics while the dual guitar attackers rip leads, sometimes in harmony. The excellecent rhythm section keeps a tight and pounding framework in place. All-in-all, a grand time. We’ve got some photos and video for you: