AEROSMITH IN THE 'PINK' AT BOWL.
Byline: Gerry Gittelson Staff Writer
Aerosmith's rock concert Sunday at the Hollywood Bowl The Hollywood Bowl is a modern amphitheatre at 2301 North Highland Avenue in Hollywood, California, USA, that is used primarily for music performances. The "bowl" in this context is the natural cavity in the earth into which the amphitheater is built, rather than the shape of the felt like a celebration - and it some ways it was.
This year marks the Boston band's 30th anniversary, and the energetic, 50-ish fivesome used the Bowl appearance to prove they can still rock with the best of them - the Rolling Stones Rolling Stones, English rock music group that rose to prominence in the mid-1960s and continues to exert great influence. Members have included singer
Mick Jagger (Michael Phillip Jagger), 1943–; guitarists
Brian Jones included.
Singer Steven Tyler was particularly effective. His vocals were on key, he never stopped moving and carousing ca·rouse
intr.v. ca·roused, ca·rous·ing, ca·rous·es
1. To engage in boisterous, drunken merrymaking.
2. To drink excessively.
Carousal. , and he seemed to feed off the overflow crowd's energy and enthusiasm.
Early selections ``Same Old Song and Dance'' and ``Dream On'' found Aerosmith in fine form. With a few exceptions, the band played most of its early classics first before sliding into the newer - and actually more popular - material such as ``Cryin' '' and ``Pink.''
Guitarist Joe Perry Joe Perry may refer to:
Aerosmith (rounded out by co-guitarist Brad Whitford This article is about the musician. For the actor, see Bradley Whitford.
Brad Whitford (born Bradley Ernest Whitford, 23 February 1952, in Winchester, Massachusetts,) is a musician and guitarist for the rock and roll band Aerosmith. , bassist Tom Hamilton and drummer Joey Kramer) showed a keen knack for pacing - which is easy to do when another hit song is always right around the corner. By the time the group got around to ``Walk This Way'' as the grand finale - complete with confetti streaming onto the crowd - the 1-hour, 40-minute performance seemed to have breezed by in no time.
Kid Rock opened with a surprisingly musical set of party rap rock, highlighted by ``Cowboy'' and the new ``Picture,'' during which Sheryl Crow joined him on stage for a duet.
The Detroit phenomenon used plenty of pyro and loud blasts to punctuate punc·tu·ate
v. punc·tu·at·ed, punc·tu·at·ing, punc·tu·ates
1. To provide (a text) with punctuation marks.
2. his performance, but he didn't really need to; he's sold more than 10 million records, and at this point his material speaks for itself.
PERRY, left, and TYLER