All Time Low Concert Review

The kids in the dark come out of the shadows as they play to a near sold out Dallas crowd at the South Side Ballroom. In support of their latest release, Future Hearts, All Time Low plays a massive 21 song setlist, including tracks from their latest release and also playing homage to other bands like Lit and Green Day by playing their hits.

Fans gathered outside the venue since early morning hours to be the first to get that front row action to what was gonna be an awesome concert. Their set started with Satellite, the intro track for their Future Hearts album. Being a slow track I thought it was fitting to start of this way since everyone knew the pace was gonna pick up, and it did. Lost in Stereo and Stella were performed following Satellite, making it a nice and fast way to start the show.

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Damned If I Do Ya (Damned If I Don’t) was one among the crowd favorites. During this song and Weightless there were a lot of fans crowd surfing, giving an atmosphere that a only a good Rock’n Roll show can give. After a fast pace run it was time to make the show a little bit slow with a mellow track, Remembering Sunday. This track is one of the favorites to any All Time Low fan, causing everyone to sing a long to an acoustic version if the song.

My favorite song from the band is The Reckless and the Brave, and I was stoked to see them play this song. The band hit the ball out of the park during this song. The fans were into it, the band was very into it as well, making it probably the best song played so far. A cool moment was during the song A Love Love Like War when the singer of the Australian band, Tonight Alive collaborated with All Time Low singing the female part of this track.

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Just when people thought the concert was gonna end with Something’s Gotta Give, the band came back with an encore that put the icing on the cake. The first song on the encore was their hit single Kids in the Dark from Future Hearts, everyone loved this track, but it got better when they played American Idiot by Green Day. The crowd went nuts and started singing the chorus as loud as they can, making this one of the highlights of the concert. The concert ended with the song that probably put them on the map, Dear Maria, Count Me In. This song takes everyone to the early years of the band and also making everyone feel nostalgic since I’m sure everyone remembers what they were doing when they first heard this song.

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This was my first All Time Low concert and I was very pleased. There were songs that I like that didn’t make the setlist like For Baltimore, Heroes, or even Poppin Champagne, but you can overlook it with the face that it was an awesome show. With every hit from their catalog played to paying homage to other bands, this concert was really worth every penny people spent.

Setlist

  1. Satellite
  2. The Irony of Choking on a Lifesaver
  3. Lost in Stereo
  4. Stella
  5. Six Feet Under the Stars
  6. Damned If I Do Ya ( Damned If I Don’t)
  7. Runaways
  8. Weightless
  9. Remembering Sunday
  10. The Reckless and the Brave
  11. A Love Like War
  12. Backseat Serenade
  13. Time-Bomb
  14. Something’s Gotta Give

Encore

  1. Kids In the Dark
  2. Jasey Rae
  3. American Idiot (Green Day cover)
  4. My Own Worst Enemy (Lit cover)
  5. Teenage Dirtbag (Wheatus cover)
  6. Dear Maria, Count Me In