Tedeschi Trucks Band Rages on a Stormy Sunday in Charlotte [Photos]

By Josh Brick / July 24, 2018

The Tedeschi Trucks Band (TTB) treated fans to a wet and wild rock show at Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheater in North Carolina on Sunday, July 15. The 2018 Wheels of Soul tour featuring the Drive-By Truckers (DBT) and The Marcus King Band (MKB) had stops in Raleigh and Atlanta after their midweek show at Wolftrap (article here), before making a pit stop in Charlotte to close out the week. 

Happy to be back in the Carolinas, The Marcus King Band opened the evening with a high-energy set, despite the warm temperatures. The band demonstrated their versatility with tunes including 'Ain't Nothing Wrong With That' and 'Plant Your Corn Early.' The Drive-By Truckers followed with a fine set of rock and roll to warm up the stage for TTB. Minutes before the 12-piece ensemble took the stage, a steady drizzle began and proved to be a sign of things to come. Despite a brief respite, the rain came down in bunches for a majority of the headliners' set but did not deter the crowd. Instead, Tedeschi Trucks Band upped the ante with a powerful set that included an intense 'Tell The Truth' cover by Derek and the Dominoes, a massive Idle Wind, and a fitting The Storm > Whipping Post (The Allman Brothers Band). Marcus King joined the group for the encore, a rousing take on Joe Tex's 'Show Me' to send off the wet yet grateful crowd. 

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Josh Brick is amongst the most prolific photographers in the Washington, DC area. On any given night Josh can be found literally at any venue in and around the Washington, Maryland, and Virginia landscape.