By Joseph Bloss

Brownout | photo by Wendy McCardle for WXPN

It would have been easy for everyone to just mail it in for Brownout‘s performance, which closed out Wiggins Park Friday evening. Just a few hundred yards away, Angel Olsen was wowing BB&T Pavilion. The crowd at the Marina Stage had thinned. Just don’t tell those who were smart enough to stick around. Brownout seemed to take them to another land.

Throughout the nine-piece’s set (nine!), the dancing was at a maximum. Brownout churned out some irresistible vibes for 40 minutes, and the crowd took to them well. They mixed the set with originals …read more