Wednesday, 4 March 2015

The Eagles Rocked Perth Arena With Sold Out Show

Quiet please ... Eagles gathered for a memorable performance.

Welcome to the Hotel California: Please save their mobile phones and dare to experience life through their own eyes rather than through a screen.

That was the simple request, sobering US rockers the Eagles as they began the Australian leg of their world tour retrospective at Perth Arena on Wednesday night in front of a sellout.

And while most of the loyal legion of fans were quite happy to do so, it seems that there were more than a few who just could not bear to be separated from their electronic devices during three hours of instrumental expertly played and heavenly harmonies.

 Top show ... the Eagles knocked down the house in Perth Arena. Photo: Bohdan Warchomij

But despite texting with whom he replaced, long conversations and strong arguments, the founders of the six times winning band Grammy Award, Glenn Frey and Don Henley, members managed to make the venue 15000 capacity feels as one of its intimate studio sessions in 1971 - the year that were formed.

History of the Eagles concert in February 18, 2015 at Perth Arena. Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B Schmit performing classics Eagle.
History of the Eagles concert in February 18, 2015 at Perth Arena, Western Australia, which sees members of Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B Schmit performing classics Eagle.

Perched on a couple of amps and guitars surrounded by the simple scenario, the pair eased the audience with acoustic Night before starting to assemble the rest of the group one by one.

Original Eagle Bernie Leadon, who resigned in 1975, walked on stage to train leaves here this morning, before Timothy B. Schmit did for Peaceful Easy Feeling and Joe Walsh for Witchy Woman with a new arrangement.

Capture sincere, deep in his documentary of the same name spirit, history of the Eagles given the best of the band's back catalog with corológica end and was dotted with stories and videos about the trip.

To Doolin-Dalton, the curtain rose, revealing the full musical cohort and giant screens carving Already Gone, Best of my love, Lyin 'Eyes, one of these nights and take the limit follow to complete the first half of the series.

Keep it classy with a brief interval, the Eagles regrouped to songs including New Kid in Town, love will keep us alive and Heartache Tonight.

Richly layered guitars (special mention goes to the additional guitarist Steuart Smith) and perfect harmonies were nothing less than stunning and a real treat for fans.

 Estrella ... Don Henley classic plays drums Eagle. Photo: Bohdan Warchomij

While Frey sent the MC duties for the most part, was peculiar Walsh, in particular, never missed a chance to shine on stage with his amazing skill and songs in the city and life has been good.

At one point, put a camera head to capture the crowd and proudly declared "I spent one week (in Perth) one night!"

Closer to life in the fast lane was generously followed by two encores - the first featuring the California Hotel and second Take It Easy, Walsh Rocky Mountain Way favorite and Desperado.

As the Eagles took their final bow at night, the crowd stood cheering and fist pumping in a show of immense satisfaction.