Aesthetics are everything for a band. If you don’t have an identity it is easy for a band to lose their place in a crowded field. Vacationer do not have that problem and it’s easy to see why they had more than a few fans at Bowery Ballroom on January 12.
Vacationer are just that, a trip away from the mundane and the daily grind. Step back, step out and set your blanket down. Vactioner may be too on the nose with their set up, a lit up globe, videos of scenic destinations, but the vibe and the atmosphere that they created resonated with the crowd. With songs like “Gone,” “Trip” or “No Rules,” Vacationer are a band that feels remarkably poised and established and that credit goes to the established identity of the group and its music as well as to their frontman, Kenny Vasoli.
More of the review and full set of photos from the night after the jump.
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