The last time my wife, Wendie, and I saw Third Day, they were playing in Merrillville, IN in 2006 during the Wherever You Are Tour. I'll say that in 5 1/2 years the band and crew have really stepped up their game! And it all started BEFORE the band hit the stage!
Trevor Morgan blew my socks off. (Wendie wants to buy his album SO bad, but we were short on time after the concert. :( ) Tenth Avenue North was (to be honest) better than I expected. Such great musicians on the stage before Third Day. Wow.
Since this was my first show since Brad parted ways with the band, I was a little cautious, but once the Blind Boys track started playing for "Lift Up Your Face" I knew that it was gonna be a great show regardless who was or wasn't playing. Jason and Scotty are great additions to the band and really bring out the Southern flavor of our boys from Georgia.
I'm so glad I could finally make it (after missing the other four Indiana shows this year). Thank you, Mac, Mark, Tai, Dave, Jason, and Scotty for the great performance. Thanks to the crew who worked so hard to get things ready. You're all very appreciated by this fan.
PS - If you're reading this Scotty, I was the dude waiting at the end of the stage. Didn't want to interrupt your conversation, man. :)