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Everclear electrifies The Odeum!

Everclear

By Mike McKenney, Rock At Night New England

Venue: Greenwich Odeum, East Greenwich, Rhode Island–January 16, 2020-Everclear with Chapell

Everclear

‘Who knew Rhode Island rocks out this hard on a Thursday night?’, Everclear’s lead singer, Art Alexakis prodded the crowd that packed the Odeum. The response from the audience was loud and clear. they came out to party.

Chapell

Beginning the night was one of live music’s best kept secrets, opener Alan Chapell. Although he has played to audiences around the world, Chapell is now being recognized here in the U.S. by fans of his unique, sometimes quirky style. “Ride” a song from his “Penultimate” LP is a perfect display of the depth and maturity of his songwriting skills, being both dark and optimistic, his meaningful lyrics are coupled with rich vocals. “The Radio” stands out as a fun and upbeat with inviting lyrics that make everyone sing along. Hearing Chapell for the first time is like uncovering a treasure you didn’t even know existed. He is must see for 2020!

Everclear

From the moment Everclear took the stage, the crowd was on their feet, dancing in the aisles, and singing along with every word. The energy Everclear brings is still stratospheric. Alexakis (vocals, guitar) along with shredder Davey French (guitar, vocals), bassist Freddy Herrera, and drummer Brian Nolan hit the mark with a great performance of fan favorites, “Father Of Mine”, “Volvo Driving Soccer Mom”, and “Everything To Everyone”.

By the time they got to their biggest hit “Santa Monica”, the band and the crowd had become one. While there were times during Everclear’s history when touring seemed to overwhelm the music, At The Odeum, Everclear was having a great time onstage and their loud and enthusiastic style was well received by their insatiable audience.

Everclear is fun, high energy, great music, any night of the week!

Everclear Setlist:

So Much for the Afterglow
Everything to Everyone
Heroin Girl
Strawberry
Father of Mine
The Swing
Normal Like You
The Twistinside
White Men in Black Suits
Wonderful
Song from an American Movie, Part 1
Brown Eyed Girl (Van Morrison cover)
AM Radio
Local God
I Will Buy You a New Life
Encore:
Electra Made Me Blind
Molly’s Lips (The Vaselines cover)
Santa Monica

Chapell Setlist:
Ride
Gold
God is Great
The Radio
Waiting
Shout
Amor

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Mike McKenney
About Mike McKenney (96 Articles)
Senior Journalist/Photographer Mike McKenney is an award winning professional photographer and current New England Correspondent for Rock At Night magazine. With his years of experience and passion for Concert Photography, Mike has photographed many of the famous acts in the world today. Rock Icons such as Sting, Peter Gabriel, Dave Matthews, and Fleetwood Mac along with Country artist Blake Shelton, Kenny Chesney, and Jason Aldean have all appeared before Mike’s camera. "My goal is always to present the experience truthfully so fans can feel the energy and emotions the Artists convey. It’s a tremendous honor and responsibility to be allowed to create art while blending my two passions, music and photography”