Catfish & the Bottlemen rocked the House of Blues in Anaheim this week, and left their sold-out audience wanting more.
Playing songs from their first and second albums, along with the energy the band naturally exerts, Catfish & the Bottlemen may be the best band to see live in our generation. Why? The band’s live show is built off of pure adrenaline, passion, and a genuine sense of purpose.
And it’s not the only thing that’s amazing about this band. These guys ooze with a complete set of talents and personal intrigue and charisma that attracts fans worldwide. You can see it in their performance, in interviews, and hear it in their albums. Their genuine nature carries throughout, attracting true music fans everywhere.
What’s so different about this band?
What intrigues me about the band is their ability to transform the energy in a venue through crowd interaction and an irrefutable, unchallenged stage presence. You can see their dedication and passion in every song they play on every single members’s face.
With Van McCann’s lead vocals and spirit, Johnny Bond’s unparalleled guitar technique and backing vocals, Benji Blakeway’s killer bass and additional vocals, and Bob Hall’s unmatched drumming abilities, Catfish & the Bottlemen are strong in overall stage performances. Together, they give their fans and first-time audiences a show to remember.
As for myself, I could only just stand and sing along in awe of what I was witnessing from the boy. There was no question why their shows have been selling out arenas worldwide. With relatable lyrics, raw talent and technique, and songs to sway your hips to, this band is a must-see live.
The only thing I can say now is you NEED to put Catfish & the Bottlemen on your live show bucket lists. Trust me, you won’t regret it. To see if they are playing live near you, you can check out their upcoming tour dates here.