By Joseph Bloss

Arkells | photo by Wendy McCardle for WXPN

Arkells knew they were fortunate. With the adjustments made to the schedule Friday, things, of course, didn’t go as planned for everyone. So the Hamilton, Ontario-based rockers wasted no time in getting the party going. Main vocalist Max Kerman jumped into the crowd during the band’s very first song, asking them to join him on “A Little Rain (A Song For Pete)” in singing the line “When the rain starts coming down / a little rain ain’t bringing me down.”

Then, for seven more tunes, Arkells practiced what they preached in that …read more