Concert Review: The Jesus and Mary Chain at House of Blues


Throughout the late ’80s and early ’90s, the Jesus and Mary Chain's concerts were characterized by the onstage feuds that would break out between singer Jim Reid and his brother, guitarist William Reid. Last night’s cohesive, straight-to-the-point performance at House of Blues suggested those days are firmly in the past, though the Reid brothers did appear to have a heated mid-show discussion regarding “technical difficulties.” Or did Reid say “technical differences”? Whatever the case might have been, it certainly didn’t derail the 17-song set.

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Jeff Niesel

Jeff has been covering the Cleveland music scene for more than 20 years now. And on a regular basis, he tries to talk to whatever big acts are coming through town, too. If you're in a band that he needs to hear, email him at [email protected].
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