Eight years is a long time to be waiting for something and that’s the amount of time I’ve been waiting to see Brand New. I was 14 back then and while lots of things have changed over the years, my love for this music scene is not one of them. I’d have to say living on the Canadian prairies is the reason why it took so long, since the region is not a place many bands tour, especially bands from the United States. Brand New did play a show here back in 2007, but I was 16 and wasn’t really allowed to go to shows so all I could do was cross my fingers and hope they’d come back. Thankfully five years later they have and I knew when this tour was announced in March that there was no way I wouldn’t be there.
My expectations for this show were obviously sky high and I’m...[read more]