Concert Reviews

Cake at Red Rocks, 7/28/12


See Also: - Slide show: Cake at Red Rocks, 7/28/12 - The Lumineers shed light on life in Denver and their evolving sound

The capacity crowd at Red Rocks on Saturday seemed determined to defy the elements. Overcast skies, steady sheets of rain and regular gusts of wind did their best to derail the outdoor performances from the Lumineers and headliners Cake, but the rotten conditions couldn't dampen the overwhelming mood of celebration. Even as the rain fell early in the evening and the wind continued well into Cake's encore, the collective enthusiasm and zeal from the crowd was impossible to miss. It was all the more remarkable considering the fact that performances from both bands boasted a meditative and measured feel.

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