3. Towards the end of the show ( 3 hrs, with no break!),
they were really rocking out. Stranger next to me was trying to figure out who they sounded like. I replied, "Neil Young, in his prime". Everyone around us nodded in agreement.
Friend of mine from Philly went with me. He hadn't ever heard of them, was completely blown away. Wilco gets the pop music fans, Son Volt gets the serious music affectionados.