Sasquatch 2015, Day 3: St. Paul & the Broken Bones

Sasquatch, Live Reviews
05/24/2015
Jacob Webb
photos by Brittany Bollay

Church took place on Sunday at Sasquatch, and Paul Janeway was the officiant, worship leader, and pastor. St. Paul, as he's otherwise known, was a man possessed led by the Spirit from the second he set on stage with his equally as fiery bandmates in St. Paul & The Broken Bones. From The City, the Birmingham group's debut album, is built for sweaty rave-ups, and since the weather was already taking care of the heat, the band could focus on the latter part of that description. Janeway and company – who admirably wore their three-piece suits throughout the whole set – were impeccable in their timing and execution, lowering and rising the energy of their performance to create the most thrilling possible climaxes in "Like a Mighty River", "Don't Mean a Thing", and "I'm Torn Up". "Come on boys," said Janeway right before the final section of "Call Me". "Let's give it to them right." Needless to say, they did.

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