Concert Reviews

La Luz's Debut Dallas Performance Was Also a Farewell

It's always memorable to see a band during a transitional phase, as was the case last night at Three Links in Deep Ellum, where La Luz played their first Dallas show. Incidentally, it will also be the last time we see the current incarnation of the band, what we will later refer to as their original lineup. Just this Tuesday, bassist Abbey Blackwell took to the Seattle-based, all girl, surf rock quartet's Facebook page to announce that after this brief stretch of tour dates, she will be leaving the band. Blackwell cited a distaste for tour life, as well as a desire to return to her orchestral background as her reasoning for moving on. Though a certain amount of tension between Blackwell and her band mates was palpable, it by no means put a damper on an otherwise incredibly fun live music experience.

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Vanessa Quilantan