Category: They Might Be Giants (1)
Brooklyn-based They Might Be Giants played two shows at Montclair’s Kasser Theater on Saturday. The afternoon kids’ show featured songs from their Grammy-winning Here Come the 123s, as well as No! and Here Come the ABCs. At night, though, John Linnell and John Flansburgh went from G to PG, giving a classic TMBG show for the out-of-diapers set.
I first saw TMBG in 1998 in Atlantic City and have been to seven or eight shows since, but this is the first of the venues that had real, classy-like seating and no bar. Any self-respecting band knows that a great show can’t be hindered by the audience’s desire to sit down and rest. The Giants, I assume, have self respect, because they promptly got the audience out of their seats and to the front of the stage, turning down the classiness while pumping up the rock, if you will. Read more »