Concert Reviews

The Ghouls Were Out at Ghostland Observatory's Saturday Show With Neon Indian

Ghostland Observatory brought out the ghouls, and all other creepy characters, to their Halloween show.
Ghostland Observatory brought out the ghouls, and all other creepy characters, to their Halloween show. Andrew Sherman
One of the best things about the world getting back to normal is seeing traditions make a comeback. On Saturday night, Ghostland Observatory renewed their tradition of playing one of the most outstanding laser dance shows for Halloween in North Texas.
click to enlarge Ghostland Observatory renewed their laser dance party tradition on Saturday night in Arlington. - ANDREW SHERMAN
Ghostland Observatory renewed their laser dance party tradition on Saturday night in Arlington.
Andrew Sherman
The Austin electronic pop-rock band entertained a full crowd at Arlington's Texas Live! with opener Ishi, the longstanding Dallas party god band led by JT Mudd, who kicked off the night with his usual, unusually costumed dancers and sultry vocals. The haunting bunny masks felt extra creepy.
click to enlarge It was a Texas moster bash on Saturday with Ishi, Neon Indian and Ghostland Observatory. - ANDREW SHERMAN
It was a Texas moster bash on Saturday with Ishi, Neon Indian and Ghostland Observatory.
Andrew Sherman
Denton band Neon Indian followed up with a downbeat set that was the perfect warm-up for the main event, with a just-right blend of familiar cuts that kept the audience engaged and dancing.
click to enlarge Neon Indian opened for Ghostland Observatory to a dressed-up Halloween crowd at Texas Live! - ANDREW SHERMAN
Neon Indian opened for Ghostland Observatory to a dressed-up Halloween crowd at Texas Live!
Andrew Sherman
Ghostland Observatory did not disappoint the costumed crowd in the least. They hit the stage with the energy the night demanded. Lasers accentuated the music, which had the crowd moving from the first note.
click to enlarge Ghosts of all kinds came to party with Ghostland Observatory in Arlington. - ANDREW SHERMAN
Ghosts of all kinds came to party with Ghostland Observatory in Arlington.
Andrew Sherman
Their song “Sad Sad City” was a fan favorite and “Codename: Rondo” was absolute fire. The duo, made up of singer/guitarist Aaron Behren and synth player/drummer Thomas Ross Turner, brought the magic with an energetic set, as lasers cut through a crowd dressed up as everything under the sun danced their wigs off.
click to enlarge Ishi's usual masked dancers fit right in at the Halloween laser dance party. - ANDREW SHERMAN
Ishi's usual masked dancers fit right in at the Halloween laser dance party.
Andrew Sherman
click to enlarge Ishi singer JT Mudd. - ANDREW SHERMAN
Ishi singer JT Mudd.
Andrew Sherman
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