Saturday, May 24, 2008

Photos from Earth Day Concert 2008

I went to the Earth Day concert today. Along with the beautiful weather and great music from The BoDeans, The English Beat, Cracker, and Cake, I spent much of my time taking pictures of random people around me.

No, YOU da man















Skanking to The English Beat
















The only other guy around me singing along to "Teen Angst" by Cracker, a song released in 1992.

I am currently 33 years old. This guy looks much older.

Do I really have more in common with him than with the legions of other 20 and 30-somethings at the show?








Hey, yo...yo, hey I don't know what to say. The chicks dig me.
















More unbridled dancing to The English Beat
















Does anyone know why a police officer caused Cracker to stop mid-song? There was some conversation, and then Cracker resumed with another song. Strange.

3 comments:

andy said...

It looked like the state police were trying to break up a fight at the front of the crowd.

Anonymous said...

From the Globe: ''....midway through Cracker's spirited 45-minute set, a state trooper had clambered on stage and ordered the band to cut short its song, "Teen Angst (What the World Needs Now)," due to the rambunctiousness of the crowd up front. "It's all fun until somebody breaks a hip," quipped Cracker frontman David Lowery. "Seriously, thanks for being a little bit more mellow."''
http://www.boston.com/ae/music/articles/2008/05/26/fun_loving_fans_eat_up_cake_cracker_and_others_at_earthfest/

Jason said...

Thanks for clearing that up - was very strange! I thought it had something to do with the pedestrians crossing Storrow Drive and another subsequent announcement. Then, I thought there was a remote chance it could have had something to do with the song's lyrics (I was running them through my head wondering if there was anything controversial in the words...I came up with nothing).

I read too much into it!