The Court Of The Crimson King
Written by Aleksandra Craine
Just Crimson and you
Possibly my last Crimson show, Rose Music Center, nowhere in particular. What a strange venue that suddenly arises like an island out of the sea of Ohio suburbs. As I arrived to the hotel, I heard KC rehearsing. I crossed the enormous empty parking lot to sneak a listen (sorry, couldn't help it!) and soaked in the beloved sounds,until a security guard suggested that I can "walk and listen" at the same time. It was a surreal moment that made me forget about the whole world outside that parking lo...
Written by Walter Dabney Tunis
"I Wonder If That's Really It"
King Crimson Rose Music Center in Huber Heights, Ohio September 2, 2021 As the last reverberations of “21st Century Schizoid Man” settled, triggering a merry, mutual photo session between King Crimson and its audience at the Rose Music Center, a bittersweet sentiment sifted through the crowd. It was reflected very matter-of-factly by a patron sitting next to me. “I wonder if that’s really it.” The remark reflected widely circulated (meaning rumored) scuttlebutt that the mi...
Written by Paul Graham
It was indeed epic!
I traveled about 70 miles for this show (I really like this venue anyway). I had seen two earlier versions of KC (Larks/Starless Band and the Discipline Band) - both of which were amazing shows. The musicianship in those bands was incredible. But this band now, this show was stunning to me. I have never seen a band do anything like what this band does. I really hope this wasn't my last KC show - but it it was - it was stellar! Thanks lads!
Written by Duke
I traveled a little over an hour to come to this show. I made the trip with some good friends who were less familiar with the band, but nevertheless hold KC in high regard. My friends were blown away! I was so happy that they could see what I had been telling them about. I came in with high expectations and I was well satisfied! What an incredible group of musicians. Unbelievably disciplined and creative at the same time. Myself and my friends are all under 30, so we were not able to see earlier...