It has been a long time since I dropped everything and drove a few hundred miles on the spur of the moment just to see a band. Okay, I'm starting with a lie: I did it three weeks ago for Brian Wilson. But when I went to see Brian Wilson, I was a serious grown-up music aficionado going to see an exclusive chi-chi VIP taping of a not-at-his-best music legend on a movie studio lot. Tonight I was a kid again in all the right ways. Tonight I saw the band that used to be the future of rock and roll. Tonight I saw Gentlemen Afterdark. Live.
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