Live - The Gossip @ Metro | CHI




The Gossip rolled through Chicago over the weekend. Unfortunately, I was out of town so I was unable to witness the greatness of their live show first hand, but our good friend Ari @ Something Glorious was, and he wrote up a great review. You can read the first couple of paragraphs below, then click "more" to head over to his site and check out the full review.

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Last night, the Gossip stormed into Chicago. With screaming fans coaxing them out, the trio that makes up the Olympia, Wash., dance punk band hit the stage hard with a searing "Keeping You Alive." The floor was jammed with rabid fans pushing up close to get a taste of Beth Ditto, the band's Rubenesque powerhouse frontwoman.

Watching the hourlong show, which many fans complained was too short (more the venue's curfew than the band's desire to play a truncated set), one thing came to mind: you know the music is going to be great but what really makes the show hot is Ditto.

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Live - The Gossip @ Metro | CHI