July 4th Music

johnl

Senior Member
Joined
Oct 23, 2010
Messages
456
Reaction score
275
Location
SoCal/Oregon
Country
llUnited States
Went to a concert in Irvine CA. Attendance 12,000.

It was a Queen tribute band backed up by the 80+ members of the Pacific Symphony orchestra.

The first half was the orchestra playing patriotic songs with the audience singing along. As they played each of the Services themes, they had service members and vets stand. There was even one person representing the Coast Guard! It was quite the tribute.
.
As for the Queen tribute band, they were VERY good even though the ersatz Freddie Mercury could have used a little work on his teeth, and despite the fact that the bass player wasn't an astrophysicist. "We Will Rock You" was pretty awesome with an orchestra backup.

The evening ended with fireworks.

I think I'll go back next year.

I think I'
 
Top