Fewer than thirty seconds into their set and the Shins already needed a do-over. Playing Red Rocks
could make any band nervous, but its grip is especially tight on one for whom U2 were gods growing up and for whom "this Red Rocks thing is really big for us." So when the drums entered awkwardly and a bit too eagerly, frontman James Mercer threw in the first towel: "Okay, let's start over. Let's do it." Continue reading Kelsey Whipple's concert review of the Shins at Red Rocks.
Photos by Eric Gruneisen