First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Tinley Park, IL
July 11, 2009
Having never heard of Bedouin Soundclash before discovering the lineup for the No Doubt reunion tour, I was eager to hear the band for the first time live in concert. I knew I’d like what I was about to hear last night as soon as I saw the trumpet and alto saxophone players standing next to bassist Eon Sinclair. To be honest, I am biased toward any band with a trumpet player. I played the trumpet for all four years of high school in jazz band, marching band, symphonic band, wind ensemble, etc. The use of a mini brass section to enhance the sound of a band’s live show is all it takes to turn me into a fan. Did you know that Bedouin Soundclash has been around the music scene since 2001? I did not. Eight years later and I am just finding out about the duo of Eon Sinclair and Jay Malinowski. The sound of Bedouin Soundclash blends reggae, ska, dub, soul, and alternative music – making this band the perfect choice for an opener on No Doubt’s summer comeback tour. If you have also not checked out BSC yet, make sure to catch them on tour with No Doubt before the summer is over!
More photos of Bedouin Soundclash after the jump…
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