Doors opened at 6:30PM and shortly after Sublime With Rome surprised the audience when they walked onstage well before their scheduled set time. A lifelong Sublime fan, I was curious to see how the crowd would react to Sublime With Rome, the reconstructed version of the California band, after the death of lead singer Bradley Nowell.
Sublime With Rome blew the doors off with Sublime song “Smoke Two Joints” to the delight of the crowd. They played a couple new songs off of their new album Yours Truly with the same reggae jams that fit the expectations. There were the same characteristics of Sublime with their style, audience and two-thirds of the band members. It was an awesome concert, but for me, Sublime was way more edgy with their lyrics in comparison to Sublime With Rome. (more…)