Concerts

Blonde Redhead and Mayer Hawthorne - Mercedes-Benz Evolution Tour - Miami

Blonde Redhead and Mayer Hawthorne

As part of the Mercedes-Benz Evolution Tour

Soho Studios, Miami

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Not everyone can afford a fancy Mercedes-Benz, but when Mercedes-Benz is putting on a party to celebrate the launch of the new GLA sports utility vehicle, everyone can afford live music.

The live music at last night's Miami stop of the Mercedes-Benz Evolution Tour was actually really good, bringing us a bit of post-punk romance with Blonde Redhead and soulful R&B from Mayer Hawthorne.

And what did we learn? Despite pop music and EDM's evidence to the contrary, people still get really excited over guitar tuneage.

See also: Mayer Hawthorne: "Every Song Is Based on Real Life, Otherwise People Won't Connect to It"

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Kat Bein is a freelance writer and has been described as this publication’s "senior millennial correspondent." She has an impressive, if unhealthy, knowledge of all things pop culture.