Black Jacket Symphony (Pink Floyd), Tacoma WA - 3.4.2020

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Caught the Black Jacket Symphony show last night in Tacoma, doing the entire Dark Side of the Moon album, start to finish, followed by an intermission and then a set of PF's "greatest hits." An EXCELLENT show. Below is a shot of their stage. All Fender electric guitars except for an unidentified electric lap steel on a tall table, some acoustics (a Seagull, surprisingly, and an unidentified jumbo (I'm uessing a Gibson) and one other, plus an unidentified bass played only on the very last song, Comfortably Numb. I noticed that the Marshall cabinet identified by the yellow arrow, on the left, had no speakers in it -- you could often see light coming through from behind. They introduced the band at intermission; all got nice ovations but the female singer and keyboardist/synth player easily got the most rousing applause, as she had absolutely nailed the female vocal on The Great Gig in the Sky.
Great players and a great show, folks, and their tour continues. BJS does these "tributes" to lots of other bands too, always doing a full album and then more of the bands' hits, as I understand. They're coming back to the area in the fall, doing Led Zepplin and featuring the entire Led Zepplin IV album. Google 'em if you're interested.... Great stuff!

 

estrago1

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I saw them in Phoenix last Saturday; definitely a spectacular show. I don't think my wife or I had ever heard a more spot-on rendition of Great Gig in the Sky. I would definitely see them again if I had the chance. 10/10 experience!
 




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