LIVE: ADELITAS WAY– July 24, 2017

Venue: Concourse at The International

City: Knoxville, TN

Date: July 24, 2017

Review and Photographs by: Rachel Craig (http://www.rachelcraigphotos.net/)

Adelitas Way announced a headlining show here in Knoxville a few weeks ago, to the surprise of fans. The show was at the Concourse at The International, which is a smaller, more intimate venue that is great for more stripped-down performances. However, Adelitas Way brought their full energy and a long setlist with plenty of their top hits, like “Ready for War (Pray for Peace),” “Notorious,” “Invincible,” and “Bad Reputation.” The crowd was much smaller than expected, but Adelitas Way made it feel like a chance for fans to really connect. Their stage setup was very simple, and I appreciated the touch of a small toy dinosaur on the drums. No fog, no fancy backdrop, and no theatrics. Just good hard rock and a crowd excited to sing along with a beer. Frontman Rick DeJesus catered to the audience throughout the show, even stopping to make jokes, hand out setlists, and recognize a birthday. Trevor Stafford was also very impressive on drums, with plenty of spinning drumsticks and energy. Overall, this was the perfect hard rock show for a night out. The band brought their best energy and made every effort to leave an impression on the audience. I feel like they had as much fun as everyone who came out to see the show.

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LIVE: ADELITAS WAY– July 24, 2017

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About the Author: ToddStar - that's me... just a rocking accountant who had dreams of being a rock star. I get to do the next best thing to rocking the globe - I get to take pictures of the lucky ones that do. I love to shoot all genres of music and different types of performers. If it is related to music, I love to photograph it. I get to shoot and hang with not only some of my friends and idols, but some of the coolest people around today.

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