Live Review: Lord Huron @ MECU Pavilion — 9/13/21

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Lord Huron performs at MECU Pavilion on Sept. 13, 2021. (Photo by David LaMason)

I have to admit that until a good friend of mine turned me onto them a few years ago, Lord Huron wasn’t on my radar. But one spin of Strange Tails and I was hooked. I hadn’t been able to catch them on stage however — that is until Monday night at the MECU Pavilion in Baltimore.

There’s something to the music of Lord Huron that flows from aesthetics of great fiction, whether it be pulp novels of the turn of the last century in Strange Trails; idealized visions of the future in Vide Noir; or the imagined world of early variety television that inhabits Long Lost, the most recent release from this LA-by-way-of-Lansing quartet. There’s a mystic quality that takes the listener along for a ride and keeps them coming back. So, on a hot afternoon overlooking the Baltimore Harbor, I had the great fortune to witness Lord Huron as they took the stage on their first tour since music touring stopped due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Snapshots: Lord Huron @ The Chrysalis at Merriweather Park — 7/23/19

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Lord Huron performs at The Chrysalis at Merriweather Post Pavilion on July 23, 2019. (Photo by Jules McNamara)

Indie folk band Lord Huron performed at The Chrysalis at Merriweather Post Pavilion recently, and the band’s music truly complemented the mysticism of the new stage-within-a-pavilion in Columbia, Maryland. Jules McNamara took some pix!

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Preview: Lord Huron @ The Chrysalis at Merriweather Park, 7/23/19

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Lord Huron (Photo by Pamela Littky)

Lord Huron continues to take their lauded live show on the road with the band’s acclaimed new album, Vide Noir, released last year on Whispering Pines and Republic Records. Lord Huron takes the show to The Chrysalis at Merriweather Park on Tuesday, July 23!

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