Concert Reviews

Aerosmith at the Pepsi Center, with Cheap Trick, 8/1/12


See Also: - Aerosmith fans in the Pepsi Center parking lot - Q&A with Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer

From the beginning, they promised a spectacle. "We're gonna go all Aerosmith mojo on your ass tonight," lead screecher Steven Tyler promised vaguely but aggressively less than a minute after appearing center stage in a cloud of smoke. And later: "I feel like Wild Bill Hickok over here with this shit." Outfitted like a gay pirate with a strut like a zoo peacock, Tyler made good on his promise across an occasionally disjointed, frequently bloated show of living legendary proportions.

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