A quick spin-around made it clear that the crowd had doubled, if not tripled in size since [the openers], and from the moment O.A.R. began playing every single person on the lawn was dancing.

Concert Review: O.A.R. Leads A Revolution

O.A.R. @ The Lawn at White River State Park in Indianapolis — The entire set was reminiscent of the 311 and Pepper show that graced White River’s lawn in the summer of 2011. One of the highlights of the night was during “That Was A Crazy Game Of Poker,” when the sky turned from a muted blue to a stark white; nearly every member of the audience had been handed a deck of playing cards, all of which were launched into the air at the chorus of the song.

For the blow-out-near-twenty-minute climax security disappeared and the crowd rushed the stage, creating as intimate of an atmosphere as can be had at an outdoor venue.

Do You Feel Like We Do

Concert Review: Do You Feel Like Frampton Does?

Peter Frampton & Robert Cray @ The Lawn at White River State Park in Indianapolis — Frampton played favorites, such as “Baby, I Love Your Way” and “(I’ll Give You) Money, the latter of which was highlighted by a brilliant guitar solo by his young-gun second guitar player Adam Lester. Peter Frampton got all the credit until this moment we saw what his second-in-command was packing.

This is one of this author’s personal favorite tracks, and it occurred just as the sun slipped behind the horizon and the stage was thrown into a wash of dim UV and blue lighting.

Seven Devils

Concert Review: FloMac Brings It Back

Florence & The Machine @ The Lawn at White River State Park in Indianapolis — As the time approached for Florence and her machine to make their entrance, the golden hour light of sunset fell perfectly behind the stage providing a bold, heavenly glow to the band as they took their places. The sweet beginning notes of “Only If For A Night” fell on the crowd’s ears as Florence came into view. The static excitement erupted from the crowd and set the ball rolling for what would indeed be a night to remember…