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Slash & the Conspirators at Ribfest in Naperville

Slash - Toronto

Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators

July 5
Knoch Park, 724 S. West, Naperville
Tickets, $15
(630) 259-1129; Ribfest.net

“It’s a very high-energy, stripped-down, straight-ahead rock ‘n’ roll show,” he said. “Every day is different and every crowd is different. We change the set every day. We don’t have a choreographed show. That can get really old really quick. I’m maintaining my roots — rock ‘n’ roll is not supposed to feel like that. That’s why we can stay out for so long and have a good time, because it has that magic, in-the-moment feel to it.”

read more at the Chicago Sun-Times

Calgary Sun: Concert Review

But as exciting as that debut solo album (featuring a list of guest singers as diverse as Lemmy, Fergie, Ozzy Osbourne, Iggy Pop, Chris Cornell and Kid Rock, among others) turned out to be, the band continuity and chemistry of Apocalyptic Love is as easy to hear onstage as it was in the grooves of the new album.

The tight-as-a-drum band chops, Kennedy’s lead and Kern’s powerful backing vocals during Standing In The Sun displayed a gang of musicians in the pocket, at ease and brimming with confidence.

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