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Fleetwood Mac, Jones Beach Theater

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On June 28, 2013 @ 7:00 pm In Friday Night Jazz,Music,Weekend | Comments Disabled

Last weekend, on a gorgeous evening, I took the missus to see Fleetwood Mac at Jones Beach Theater.

They were never my kinda band, although I will admit to liking the album Fleetwood Mac [1]. Their breakout hit, Rumors [2], was too commercial for me, lacking much of an edge. (Bill Clinton adopted Don’t Stop (thinking about tomorrow) as his campaign theme song)

The years have treated the songs surprisingly well — they more or less hold up. My guess is because of what an interesting and brilliant guitarist Lindsey Buckingham is. (I had no idea prior). Stevie Nicks has a huge fan base who adore her, but I found her sincere but a bit ditzy, and she seemingly messed up the lyrics to Rhiannon.

They are doing a national tour, and I assume they are going to get tighter as the shows go on. If you are a fan, you are encouraged to go. Everyone else can skip it.


Photos after the jump



Fleetwood Mac, Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY
FLeetwood mac setlist [3]



Opening Song
FM 1 [4]


Moon Climbing Over Bandshell
moon climbing over bandshell [5]


Fleetwood Mac does their best Pink Floyd imitation
pink loyd [6]


Stage plus screens
stage plus screens [7]


encore [8]



Second Hand News
The Chain
Sad Angel
Not That Funny
Sisters of the Moon
Big Love
Never Going Back Again
Without You
Eyes of the World
Gold Dust Woman
I’m So Afraid
Stand Back (Stevie Nicks song)
Go Your Own Way

World Turning (Drum Solo)
Don’t Stop

Encore 2:
Silver Springs
Say Goodbye

Source: Setlist [3]

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[1] Fleetwood Mac: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00009RAJH/thebigpictu09-20

[2] Rumors: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00AGKHEUI/thebigpictu09-20

[3] Image: http://www.setlist.fm/setlist/fleetwood-mac/2013/nikon-at-jones-beach-theater-wantagh-ny-3bd92cbc.html

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[6] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/pink-loyd.png

[7] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/stage-plus-screens.png

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