“You may ask yourself, well, how did I get here?” David Byrne ponders being my No. 1 concert in 2018. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)
Editor’s Note: This year, we asked our bloggers to name their Top 10 shows of 2018 or choose their Top 10 photos of the year. We will run them over the course of mid-December as our Best of the Year posts.
Hi, I’m Mickey, editor of Parklife DC. I’m an MTV-bred New Wave and Post-Punk kid at heart, and it will come as no surprise to you that my Top 10 concerts of 2018 mostly burst right off your television screens in 1985.
Jim Kerr fronts Simple Minds at 9:30 Club on Oct. 6, 2018. (Photos by Paivi Salonen; Words by Mickey McCarter)
Jim Kerr and Charlie Burchill swung by 9:30 Club with a new-look Simple Minds and delivered a career-spanning, stunning, and extremely satisfying show on Saturday.
Simple Minds (Photo courtesy BMG)
On Monday, Jim Kerr and Charlie Burchill take Simple Minds on a sweeping tour of the United States, starting in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The new wave outfit soon will arrive at 9:30 Club for a sold-out show on Saturday, Oct. 6!