Anberlin: Acoustic in the MySpace Tent

Anberlin: Acoustic at the Myspace Tent
Cricket Wireless Amphitheater – Chula Vista, CA
8/14/2008

Band Members: (not all present for acoustic show)

Stephen Christian ▪ Vocals
Joeseph Milligan ▪ Guitar
Deon Rexroat ▪ Bass Guitar
Christian McAlhaney ▪ Guitar
Nathan Young ▪ Drums

Anberlin: Acoustic at the Myspace Tent Cricket Wireless Amphitheater - Chula Vista, CA 8/14/2008

Looking like Kid Rock: Stephen Christian

I walked up to the Anberlin tent at Warped Tour and saw the sign for their acoustic performance at the Myspace tent. Curious to hear them acoustic (I have a weakness for acoustic performances) I wanted to head over to hear it. I asked the guy who worked at the tent where the Myspace tent was. He said he didn’t know. He continued, “It’s a big tent you can’t miss it!”  We walked down the next aisle, and there it was, in a huge tent like the guy had said.

Anberlin: Acoustic at the Myspace Tent Cricket Wireless Amphitheater - Chula Vista, CA 8/14/2008Christian, Stephen & Joey

We waited and waited in the tent for Anberlin to come out. Granted we arrived at the tent early because we found it fast. The DJ in the Myspace tent had the PA attached to his iPod. Unfortunately for some in the audience, he broke out into Celine Dion, Vanessa Carlton, Jesse McCarthy, and of course he topped it off with N’Sync. The most surprising thing is that there were many girls in the tent singing at the top of their lungs to the songs. Finally Anberlin arrived. We only stayed for a few songs because the tent was packed and it was very, very hot in there with no air movement.

Anberlin: Acoustic at the Myspace Tent Cricket Wireless Amphitheater - Chula Vista, CA 8/14/2008

Anberlin is supporting their new album “New Surrender”. Missed them on Warped Tour?  They are heading out for a US/ Europe Headlining tour in October. Visit their Myspace for more details.

Read Jennifer’s full review with pictures from the Chicago stop of the Warped Tour with Anberlin here.

Tour Dates:

2 Oct 2008 Warehouse Live Houston, Texas
3 Oct 2008 White Rabbit San Antonio, Texas
4 Oct 2008 The Door Dallas, Texas
5 Oct 2008 Diamond Ballroom Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
7 Oct 2008 Ogden Theatre Denver, Colorado
8 Oct 2008 The Great Salt Air Magna, Utah
10 Oct 2008 The Knitting Factory Spokane, Washington
18 Oct 2008 Marquee Theatre Tempe, Arizona
20 Oct 2008 The Beaumont Club Kansas City, Missouri
21 Oct 2008 House of Blues Chicago, Illinois
22 Oct 2008 Bogart’s Cincinnati, Ohio
23 Oct 2008 House of Blues Cleveland, Ohio
24 Oct 2008 Clutch Cargo’s Pontiac, Michigan
25 Oct 2008 Club Infinity Williamsville, New York
27 Oct 2008 Phoenix Concert Theatre Toronto, Ontario
28 Oct 2008 Mr Smalls Millvale, Pennsylvania
29 Oct 2008 Webster Hall New York, New York
31 Oct 2008 Palladium Worcester, Massachusetts
1 Nov 2008 Trocadero Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 Nov 2008 9:30 Club Washington DC, Washington DC
3 Nov 2008 The Norva Norfolk, Virginia
5 Nov 2008 Amos’ Southend Charlotte, North Carolina
6 Nov 2008 The Masquerade Atlanta, Georgia
7 Nov 2008 House of Blues Orlando, Florida
11 Nov 2008 Spring and Airbrake Belfast, Northern Ireland
12 Nov 2008 The Academy w/ Elliot Minor Dublin, Dublin
13 Nov 2008 University Student Union w/ Elliot Minor Cardiff, Wales
14 Nov 2008 Anson Rooms w/ Elliot Minor Bristol, Southwest
15 Nov 2008 Loughborough University w/ Elliot Minor Loughborough, Midlands
16 Nov 2008 Academy w/ Elliot Minor Oxford, London and South East
18 Nov 2008 The Engine Shed w/ Elliot Minor Lincoln, Midlands
19 Nov 2008 UEA w/ Elliot Minor Norwich, East
21 Nov 2008 The Forum w/ Elliot Minor London, London and South East
22 Nov 2008 The Barfly Birmingham, Midlands
23 Nov 2008 Club Academy Manchester, Northwest
24 Nov 2008 The Duchess York, Northeast
25 Nov 2008 King Tut’s Glasgow, Scotland

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