World War Joy at the Tacoma Dome

Whether you be a raver, an indie-pop fan, or a boy band groupie, World War Joy tour gave enough range of music genres for everyone to be pleased. From the crazy lighting visuals to the bass drops, the Tacoma Dome was beaming Dec. 3, and could be heard from blocks away.  The first opening act was Canadian singer Lennon Stella, who offered a more indie-pop vibe to the audience. As a great opener to such a loud and chaotic concert, her songs were softer and more mellow. She sang her older hits from her 2018 “Love, me” album, such as “La Di Da,” “Fortress,” and “Bad,” where she danced at her stand and softly cooed into the microphone. She then sang her newest single, “Kissing Other People,” where true fans of her went wild. It was easy to see that she is still up-coming artist, as the Dome was barely packed, and the majority did not know her songs. Stella did a bang-up job with relaxing the anticipating crowd, and began her set right at 7 p.m., when the concert was to start.  The second opening act was Australian pop-rock band 5 Seconds of Summer, which caused fans to go wild. ...read more

by The Tacoma Ledger Dec. 5, 2019 at 1:02pm