February 20, 2024

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The Eagles choose Nashville to ‘Hotel California’ with marathon concert

A be aware wasn’t played Thursday night time inside Bridgestone Arena till the album commenced spinning — pretty much. 

Right before one cymbal splash or the strum of a guitar, a silent, stoic figure donning head-to-toe black stepped on phase in downtown Nashville and pulled out an LP from below his arm. Holding up an album sleeve sunlight-soaked artwork accented by blue neon phrases, he slipped out a vinyl document to roaring applause. He laid the album on a turntable positioned to one aspect of the phase and dropped the needle. 

A several spins just after finishing this nostalgic ritual and The Eagles appeared from at the rear of a curtain to engage in the opening notes to the band’s best contribution to rock new music canon: “Resort California.” 

As if the grooves on the 45-yr-outdated album popped to life within Bridgestone Arena, the band — showcasing longtime members Don Henley, Timothy B. Schmit, Joe Walsh and adopted country wonderful Vince Gill — proceeded to complete “Lodge California” in its entirety.