Friday Night: Sage Francis & B. Dolan at Fitzgerald's

Sage Francis, B. Dolan, Thurogood Fitzgerald's April 27, 2012

The last time Sage Francis came through Houston, he played at the House of Blues' Bronze Peacock room. In case you aren't familiar, Sage is a heavily antiestablishment rapper with a stiff shot of anticorporatism thrown in, so needless to say the Bronze Peacock with its $9 Shiner Bocks and Citibank merchant booths was not a great fit.

Friday, he played at Fitzgerald's, and the difference was immediately palpable.

The vibe of the place was much more suitable, not just from the fact that the lighting is better and there's not as much asinine art on the walls, but from the audience. Simply put, kids who love music go to Fitzgerald's.

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