Concert review of the Drive-By Truckers, April 7, Lee's Palace, Toronto, and a mini review of their new album The Big To-Do.
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I got out of work late on Wednesday night. I missed the Drive-By Truckers in-store at Sonic Boom. I missed the opening act, Langhorne Slim, but I heard that he and his band were fantastic. It was pouring rain and super humid, and when I walked into Lee's Palace at 10:05 pm, the place stunk like a mens' locker room. Nasty. Just what you would expect from hard-rocking Drive-By Truckers fans.
The Truckers were on tour in support of their latest album, The Big To-Do, which was released three weeks prior to this show. I admit to being initially underwhelmed by The Big To-Do. The Truckers are usually master storytellers…