Concerts

Friday Night: Sublime at Discovery Green

Sublime Discovery Green April 1, 2011

Check out our slideshows from this weekend's Big Dance Concert Series: the bands and the fans.

Aftermath has been listening to Sublime as long as we can remember.

They helped define our childhood, but we never thought we would get the chance to see them live, because vocalist Bradley Nowell died long before we even began attending concerts. At the time of his death, we were only eight and, to our recollection, had never even heard Sublime's music.

Unaware of his untimely death, we grew up and began discovering music, eventually stumbling on a few tracks by the Long Beach natives that made us smile. So much so that we ran to our local CD store (remember those?) and bought the group's entire discography.

Two years ago, when we caught wind that Sublime would once again be performing but with a new lead singer, we were skeptical. Nowell's voice sparked in us a love for music we couldn't find in anywhere else at the time.

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Matt is a regular contributor to the Houston Press’ music section. He graduated from the University of Houston with a degree in print journalism and global business. Matt first began writing for the Press as an intern, having accidentally sent his resume to the publication's music editor instead of the news chief. After half a decade of attending concerts and interviewing musicians, he has credited this fortuitous mistake to divine intervention.
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