The Moody Blues in Concert
In June 1998 the Moodies  played at the Nissan Pavilion at Stone Ridge, a venue about 45 miles west of Washington, D.C.  This go around the group did not use a symphony orchestra to back them up, instead relying totally on their own considerable talents.  Although I have seen them play with symphonies, and it is a true delight, I also enjoyed the rawness, and intimacy that the smaller production seemed to generate.  The lighting and special effects were first rate, with a lot of blues, pastels, and psychedelic art forms that really took the audience back to the 1960's when the group began.  One fact cannot be argued, after more than 30 years the group still looks and sounds great!
Waving (l-r), Ray Thomas, Graeme Edge, Justin Hayward, John Lodge. (l-r) Edge, Hayward, Thomas, Lodge
Justin plays acoustic guitar alongside bass player and vocalist John Lodge. Drummer great Graeme Edge Ray Thomas, belting out a tune, likely either "For My Lady" or "Legend of A Mind," on which he always plays a great flute solo
Just a singer in a rock and roll band.  Moody Blues lead guitar and vocalist--Justin Hayward
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