Raleigh's Lincoln Theater felt just a little like Manchester, Tennessee when the Bonnaroo 365 tour stopped there on the first day of November. It wasn't because of heat or odors, but high-quality music. White Denim, who proved to be one of the real festival's biggest hits this past summer, anchored the show along with fast-rising Chicago quartet Maps and Atlases and brand-new Brooklyn duo Tiny Victories.
Beware and Be Grateful manages to dodge mediocrity with its bombastic sound and clever sonic architecture, but it still slightly misses the mark by flexing muscles that may have been better served with consistency over experimentation.
A look at this week’s tour dates announcements.