Arts Desk

Photos: Dinosaur Jr. Plays Bug at 9:30 Club

Dinosaur Jr. played the whole of their 1988 album Bug at the 9:30 Club Saturday night. They had one opening act—the Keith Morris-fronted OFF!—but they also opened for themselves, sitting on stools while fellow '80s hero Henry Rollins interviewed them about Bug and the events that surrounded it. It was a powerful evening, from the size of Rollins' arms to the scream-off between bassist Lou Barlow and a kid the band flew in from Arkansas during Bug's closing track, "Don't." In the hands of less-accomplished musicians, Dinosaur Jr.'s noise would be incoherent. On Saturday, it was a stadium sound brought to club scale.

Dinosaur Jr

Dinosaur Jr. Interviewed by Henry Rollins

(Additional photos from the show can be seen here.)

Blog Widget by LinkWithin

Comments are closed.

Comments Shown. Turn Comments Off.
...