Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band wsg J. Geils Band
Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids
Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m.
vanandelarena.com, (616) 742-6600
OK, y’all. If you have any shred of respect left for your upstanding Michigander self, you WILL be at this Bob Seger concert. Why? Why? Have you no sense of Detroit rock decency? This is the great-granddaddy of all things Motown madness, and if you haven’t managed to catch the Seeg live before, now’s perhaps one of your final chances to bask in legendary light. Sure, we could use this space to list all the earthly reasons why Seger owns Michigan rock, but you’ve heard it all before. Instead, let’s just take a moment here to appreciate the fact that the man’s been going strong for more than 50 years now. Indeed, Seger was shredding the ax long before Jeremy Bieber’s testicles had even begun to drop. Two decades into the 21st century, and we’re continuing to see a lot of Seger. Like a rock? More like an unstoppable bullet made of titanium (or silver, in this case, we assume for maximum werewolf-killing capability).