Charley Crockett Is Fuego At Palomino Fest REVIEW+PHOTOS: Charley Crockett at Palomino Fest 7/9/22
LOS ANGELES, CA-
“… I love it when a live performance exceeds expectations. I enjoy Charlie Crockett’s recordings, but to be frank, I feel like I’ve listened to tons of demos that pop into my inbox that sound kind of like Charlie’s music. Solid but vanilla. No real punch. I’ve always felts that there was a limit to his range. A musical ceiling to his mystique. But live? Hold your horses.
Charlie’s mystique explodes live. Live… in his baby blue, sequined suit with tassels, he and his music are sharp. His performance is filled with a badass swagger that is accentuated by his amazing backing band. When I say, “You gotta see him live,” just trust me. What you thought you knew will mean squat.
The climax of Charlie’s set was set during his performance of “Run Horse Run”. That song … the way that Charlie suavely amped up the velocity… was pure fire. In that moment, Charlie tapped into the kinetic potential of his talent. That’s the pocket. That’s what made me a believer…”