The Rocket Summer
The Rocket Summer is the one man rock band created by Bryce Avary. He writes and produces every song on his records, as well as plays every instrument on them.
Very rarely is there a band that is able to put out an album where I can truly say that I love every single song! The Rocket Summer is definitely one of them! It's the type of music that cheers me up the instant it pops up on my iPod, and it's the type of music that makes me dance around like a crazy loon, and sing at the top of my lungs until I lose my voice.
I've been a huge fan of The Rocket Summer for a long time! But I had never had the chance to see him in concert until just a few weeks ago. On March 31st he came to Iowa City on his headlining tour! He booked the gig less than 2 weeks prior to the show, but I managed to pull some strings so that I could drive the 3 hours to Iowa City to see him! I didn't care that I had to go alone, and I didn't care that I didn't get home until 2am when I had to be awake super early the next morning (The show was on a Wednesday night), it was completely worth it! I had so much fun that I wanted nothing more than to hop in my car and instead of driving home, I wanted to drive to Chicago for the next show, so that I could do it all over again!
My pictures from the show! (Click to Enlarge)
My videos didn't turn out too well, but I liked this short clip:
And also, My favorite music video from The Rocket Summer: