Boston Gets “Hooked” on Dylan Scott (Concert Review)
Last weekend brought the coldest weather Boston has seen this season, but that didn’t stop Dylan Scott fans from waiting outside Paradise Rock Club to see a sold-out show on his, “Nothing To Do Town” Tour.
Before the show, The Suffolk Voice had a chance to hang out with Scott and about 15-20 fans during a meet and greet in his green room. Here, he played a few songs and answered some questions. Below is a short clip of him playing an acoustic version of his hit song, “My Girl.”
After displaying his incredible voice, Scott talked casually with a few fans, many asking questions about his adorable one-year old son, Beckett. Scott responded by saying he now balances songwriting and daddy duty by writing at 3am. Scott’s interactions and laid-back attitude while meeting fans was really awesome. He’s very much just a regular guy doing big things.
One of those big things just so happens to be being nominated for iHeartRadio Music Award’s Best New Country Artist, something probably very humbling for Scott. After chatting to his fans, photo ops were grabbed and soon everyone filed out to grab a spot to catch the show, just in time for the opener.
Seth Ennis opened up for Scott to a jam-packed house. He played his popular song, “Call Your Momma” and a few other covers. Entertaining the crowd quite a bit, he even asked an audience member to buy him a beer, so he could drink along with everyone else.
Things like that are the reason why I love smaller, intimate venues. It truly allows everyone in the room to have almost a personal connection with the artist, such as drinking a beer together. This was something Ennis really took advantage of.
After Ennis, Scott took to the stage, opening up with his smash hit, “Hooked.” It was the perfect intro song that really set the tone for the rest of the show. Afterwards, he followed up with a few original songs, like his most recent release, “Nothing To Do Town.”
He also covered some very popular country hits. My personal favorite was, “Dust on the Bottle” by David Lee Murphy. Scott playing a few covers really appealed to a diverse audience that might not be too familiar with his own music.
He found a way to get everyone involved and enjoying the show. Scott’s talent was very apparent while on stage. He fed off of the audience and was in his own world. His voice and range were incredible.
Scott closed the show with his hit “My Girl,” which was awesome to hear with the band behind him this time. The whole crowd was singing along. Before playing however, Dylan spoke to the audience about what it was like to be doing what he loves for a living.
This was just another reminder tonight of how down to earth and laid-back Scott is. He truly loves what he is doing and appreciates all of the support he has been receiving from his fan base. It’s clear that Scott is having a huge year with his recent nomination and judging by his sold-out show and the vibe of the audience, it is only the beginning for him.
To see Dylan Scott on his “Nothing To Do Town” tour, head to https://dylanscottcountry.com for tickets. Also, make sure to catch the iHeartRadio Music Awards on March 14th to see if Dylan brings home the award!