, attached to 2018-07-28

Review by gingerphish

gingerphish Completely agree with Lemuria on their point about this being a three star show. For me, 5 star shows need to have a jam of the year contender as well as a two solid first set jams or at least one spectacular first set jam, and a consistent second set (take 8/12/15 as an example). While a 4 star show could still have a jam of the year contender, consistent jamming or a great flow, it may have had a weaker first set or fourth quarter (take last night as an example 7/27/18 and for clarification i'm referring to the Horn, Water in the Sky, Twenty Years Later and the mid second set Bouncing).

This show doesn't have a jam of the year contender and the flow is off at times (for me this is from KDF until NMINML and the placement of BOAF in the second set), but overall this show was a really good listen. Average great as they say. I really enjoyed KDF, Jibboo, Fuego and Soul Planet. All of these jams have relisten potential, but I would skip songs in this set to get to the meat (not a reference to Meatstick), where as a 4 or 5 star show is something you'd want to listen to all the way the way through.

This is just how i use the rating system given the limitations of not being able to choose half stars. Again, I liked this show and the jams in it, but they can't all be five star shows. You may have your own method or completely disagree with mine, but that's the beauty of subjectivity.


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