The sweet emotionality of Arizona’s Jimmy Eat World arguably set the template for Death Cab For Cutie and Panic! At The Disco. Considered the respected forebearers of the genre, the band returned in 2010 with Invented, a yearning foray into hard rock. At the Wellmont Theatre, fans will demand their biggest hit, “The Middle,” but the concert doesn’t have to be a waiting game. Singles such as “Sweetness” and “Lucky Denver Mint” capture the bruised guitar rock and weird charisma of frontman Jim Adkins just fine. With Civil Twilight.
Sat., June 4, 7 p.m., 2011
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on May 25, 2011