Head Over Heels. Any chance to hear The Go-Go’s’ timelessly summery pop-punk anthems is always welcome, as the group usually sound fully energetic in concert despite not having released any new material since 2001’s underrated album God Bless the Go-Go’s. While it’s a shame that the quintet have yet to reunite with their often-forgotten original bassist, Margot Olavarria, who basically formed the band, the current lineup mix their occasional early punk blasts with their more poppy and better-known later material. Also Tuesday-Wednesday, July 3-4.
Just two years ago, The Go-Go’s announced that they were performing their final tour, which culminated in two shows in Southern California. Since then, however, the band have reconciled with longtime bassist Kathy Valentine and appear revitalized now that their songs are being turned into a new Broadway musical,