Daryl Hall and John Oates will bring their thick mustaches and heavy blue-eyed soul to he former Pine Knob on July 18. Tickets go on sale this Friday, February 12 at 10 a.m.
Not only will you get to hear many of your favorite hits by one of the best pop-soul bands of the '70s/'80s, but they're bringing with them terrific openers: both Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings and Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue.
This is seriously well beyond your average nostalgia show, and kudos to these dudes for putting together such a great touring package which gives more exposure to lesser-known artists in the retro soul and New Orleans jazz traditions.
Metro Times music editor Mike McGonigal has written about music since 1984, when he started the fanzine Chemical Imbalance at age sixteen with money saved from mowing lawns in Florida. He's since written for Spin, Pitchfork, the Village VOICE and Artforum. He's been a museum guard, a financial reporter, a bicycle...