Posted on 2/18/2012
Concert Blast began the 2012 concert review podcasts in style with the annual party that Rick Springfield puts on in Nashville, TN every year around Valentine’s Day weekend. This year was no different than the others. Another explosive party provided by the rocker who refuses to allow his age prevent him from thrilling Rock and Roll audiences all over the world.
Concert Blast produced a podcast with Mike Arnold, Tom Thompson, James Downing, and many Rick Springfield fans in attendance who were more than happy to join in for this show!
Rick Springfield performed most all of his rock hits from the 70s and 80s, a few songs from his latest album, and a few surprise cover songs (McCartney’s Jet, Hendrix’s Red House, and The Beatles’ We can Work It Out).
As usual Rick traveled through the audience getting people to sing along and picking on certain individuals in the audience. He pulled kids on stage to sing, signed a few autographs from the stage, and destoyed dozens of roses donated from the fans in the crowd as he strummed his guitar with the roses in a Pete Townsend fashion while rose petals flew everywhere presenting a vivid unforgetable visual. Rick also mentioned new music will be coming out soon as well as more appearances on General Hospital.
Rick Springfield loves his fans and his fans definitely love him as he continues to provide the most energy his 62 year young body can muster. Fans travel from all over the country to follow his tour and if you’ve seen him perform in concert before, you’ll understand why. Not only is Rick Springfield an excellent guitarist, singer, and performer, he cares for his fans and wants to give them their money’s worth.
Take a listen to this podcast as Mike, Tom, James, and other Rick Springfield fans describe the night’s concert by walking through the setlist with many live clips and conversations with fans… ENJOY!