Black Crowes return twice as hard, set to play First Ave.
Upon their debut in 1990, The Black Crowes took a lot of flack for their overtly classic rock sound. Young upstarts who dared to take their own stab at a music utterly codified and calcified by an older generation who thought they new better. Fast forward nearly two decades, and the brothers Robinson have succeeded in becoming that which they adored--a classic rock act, with all the fabled and folied life-story that goes with it. Drugs, booze, break-ups and break downs (with a high profile marriage to a Hollywood actress for good measure) Chris and Rich Robinson are the two constants in what has become a rotating cast of musicians, forever committed to the keeping American blues rock tradition alive...
See the Black Crowes at First Avenue for a hefty $40 on Wednesday; with Vetiver. 18+