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CONCERT REVIEW: Backyard Babies; Jyväskylä, Finland 2016


PHOTOS AND REPORT BY: Samuli Keskitalo

One of the main questions lately around the music business has been ”is rock ‘n’ roll dead?”. Well, there are many answers to that one. Pure rock’n’roll and heavy rock are not very strong anymore and many kinds of new music genres are coming up all the time. While all this is true,  if you would have asked me that question after I saw Backyard Babies at Lutakko, Jyväskylä, my answer goes: rock music is alive and good all things considered. Backyard Babies from Nassjö, Sweden have awoken from a few years hibernation and have put out their seventh LP and made a tour, which has now arrived in Finland with four shows. I easily remember the year 2003 and the Stockholm Syndrome album and a couple of songs playing repeatly on a MTV channel, though I never turned into a fan at that time. Thanks to my girlfriend I went to see their comeback tour, which was easily one of the best decisions I’ve made lately. Continue reading CONCERT REVIEW: Backyard Babies; Jyväskylä, Finland 2016