It was rather shocking to see Gregg Allman in such good shape this week: He looked as fit and trim as he has in decades.
Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
Conventional wisdom says that audiences will mutiny if you don’t give ‘em all the hits, but this crowd danced all the way through Santana’s eclectic setlist.
Classic rock (which is really a radio format, not a musical genre) is a strange animal, which has spawned an audience that apparently cares more about hit songs and memories than about who’s actually onstage.
Even by Widespread Panic’s intuitive standards, this was a fairly challenging show: The setlist seemed to favor their deeper, less outgoing material.