The Spiral Theory: Tribute to The Police, U2, & REM - Pioneers of Modern Rock Live at the Linsmore!Friday, 02 August 2019 21:30 Linsmore Tavern
This is going to be an excellent night of music and a really fun night! The Linsmore Tavern is extremely excited to welcome for the very first time, The Spiral Theory: Tribute to The Police, U2, and REM - Pioneers of Modern Rock! The Spiral Theory will be performing 3 amazing acts who were on top of the world during the 80's and who are considered the Pioneers of Modern Rock, The Police, U2, and REM! Their first set for the evening will be covers that are equally energetic and crowd-pleasing from other influential modern rock acts (Foo Fighters, The Black Keys. The Strokes, etc.). The show starts at 9:30pm, so don't miss it!
THE PIONEERS OF MODERN ROCK!
In 1983, The Police is selling out stadiums across North America as the
world’s most popular rock band. Their opening act, on their first
national tour, is barely known R.E.M.. In 1985, U2 plays the Longest Day
festival in Athens, Georgia with R.E.M. on the same bill. Bono later
stated meeting Michael Stipe on that day, and their ensuing friendship,
was “one of the most important moments of my life.“ On the final show of
the 1986 Amnesty National Tour at Giants Stadium in New York, The Police
symbolically take their instruments off during “Invisible Sun” and pass
them over to U2, who then finish the song before starting their own set.
The torch is officially passed. By 1991, with the releases of "Achtung
Baby" and "Out of Time", U2 and R.E.M. have become “the most important
rock bands of a generation, setting a new standard for how arena rock
concerts could feel and how they could communicate" - The Chicago
The Spiral Theory celebrates the intertwined history of The Police, U2,
R.E.M. with 2 full sets dedicated to the amazing music they created as
the pioneers of modern rock. Our opening set gets the crowd warmed up
with covers that are equally energetic and crowd-pleasing from other
influential modern rock acts (Foo Fighters, The Black Keys. The Strokes,
Tickets are $5 in advance, $10 at the door! You can buy tickets at the bar or online at www.linsmoretavern.com