Sweetheart of the Rodeo. Also Wednesday, July 25.
Sure, there’s no David Crosby, but still, what we have here is an opportunity to hear two key members of The Byrds perform a string of classic tunes by that iconic L.A. ’60s band. For longtime fans, that means an opportunity to wallow in nostalgia for a night. For the curious younger attendees, it’s a chance to get a taste of that Laurel Canyon sound they’ve heard so much about, in the live environment. Yes, it’s fair to point out that the best Byrds songs were written by other people, including “Mr. Tambourine Man” and “The Times They Are A-Changin’?” (Bob Dylan) and “Turn Turn Turn” (Pete Seeger), but it was all about the harmonies and that gorgeous folk-rock sound with these guys. Let’s see if they’ve still got it. Along with Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, they’ll celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Byrds’