Concerts

Saturday Afternoon: Kings Of Leon At Discovery Green

Kings of Leon, Panic! at the Disco Discovery Green April 2, 2011

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

About halfway through Saturday's Kings Of Leon show at Discovery Green, part of the corporate Big Dance Concert Series in conjunction with the Final Four in Houston this weekend, we met up with a music industry friend and got to talking about the Kings and what they mean now to the music world as a sea of thousands crowded around us.

"They are truly one of the only young rock bands that can tour and make a profit," he said, remarking on the glut of older rock artists who each summer can still pack big venues like the shed in the Woodlands and Toyota Center a few blocks from Disco Green, but still remain notably older than the target KOL audience, and the band themselves. KOL is a safe bet.

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Craig Hlavaty
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