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Shinedown at Carnival of Madness Aug. 24th 2013 Kansas City

Shinedown Carnival of Madness Berkley Riverfront Park Kansas City Mo August 24th 2013 Shindown is a band that is at the top of their game. With four studio albums producing hits like “Crow and the Butterfly”, “Save Me”, “Second Chance”, “If You Only Knew” it is no wonder Shindown has sold more than six million albums worldwide and fills huge venues wherever the play live. Bottom line, Shindown always delivers a quality experience! I first saw Shinedown in 2004 in Kansas City at 98.9 The Rock’s annual a Rock Fest. Shinedown was touring in support of the debut album Leave A Whisper which already had several charting songs like “Burning Bright” and the acoustic cover of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s song “Simple Man” Brent Smith had an amazing voice capable of hitting and hold notes that most singers couldn’t dream of. I remember thinking Brent wouldn’t be able to continue to strain his voice like that and continue to still sound great however this many years later he would still be proving me wrong. With supporting acts like Papa Roach, Skillet, In This Moment, We As Humans, Shindown was the perfect headlining act for Carnival of Madness 2013. With large explosions, jumbotron screens with visually stimulating imagery, odd looking people twirling globes of fire, very intense lighting and a Steampunk themed set, […]

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