Concert Review of the Moment: Neil Young at Fox Theatre, Detroit, MI, May 4, 2011
The Neil Young Concert Review of the Moment is from Fox Theatre, Detroit, MI, May 4, 2011by BIGCHIEF :
Detroit 'Rock City'? Detroit IS a Rock-N-Roll Town.
More live albums have been recorded here than anywhere else on the planet. Any rock critic will tell you that Detroit audiences can be tough customers. Any Rock Star or group that passed our way will tell you that Detroit can make you or break you. Until last night.
You see, last night we were host to one Neil Young and he broke us. Maybe it was because the 'tuff crowd' chose instead to go to the 'Joe' downtown to yell at the Red Wings or maybe went across the street to cheer on the Tigers. Detroit was a busy town last night. Those of us that chose instead to go to the 'Fox' and take in a concert were moved in a different kind of way.
Actions speak louder than words and last night he spoke volumes although his words were few. As Neil slowly strolled onto the stage he was greeted to a standing ovation. Before he even picked up an instrument he walked to the edge of the stage and in a sincerely humble way he began to applaud the audience for what seemed to be an eternity. Long enough to be certain that every heart in the house was warm enough to begin an other worldly journey to a place where no other artist has ever gone.
They don't know the way.
Thanks, as always Big Chief!
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