Bush at Stir Concert Cove in Council Bluffs, Iowa on July 27th, 2019.
Bush photos courtesy of The Pit Magazine photographer, Winsel Photography in Omaha, Nebraska. ©2019.
Review by Lucy Lennon of OmahaView.com
Bush, the British band fronted by the still dreamy Gavin Rossdale, took the stage to the glaring guitars of Machinehead didn’t stop the entire time. Their debut album, Sixteen Stone is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. With the way Gavin and company were running around the stage, you would have never guessed they were old enough to have an album that old. Not only do Gavin’s vocals still sound as crisp as they did in 1994, he is as active as ever.
Between running from one end of the stage to the other during songs, he also ventured out into the crowd during Little Things. He ran up to the top of the Stir Cove Deck, standing on a plastic chair to belt a couple of lines before coming down to visit the rear fence and back down through the crowd, passing yours truly (I touched him, he’s pure muscle), along the way back to the stage. The set was jam packed with hits, including their most recent release, Bullet Holes from John Wick 3, but I was still left wanting more. If they played every song the crowd wanted, the show would have lasted into the wee hours of the morning, which would have totally been worth it. Stir Cove has the distinction of being the first Sold-Out show on the ALT-imate tour, which Gavin pointed out between songs.
The weather was warm, but not overbearing and the crowd was a lot of fun, which helped make this already amazing show that much better.
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