So Chewb and I had the wonderful pleasure of seeing The Chainsmokers on July 5th as a part of the Mania Festival at the Borgata’s outdoor venue. The festival itself was a brutal disappointment. I understand that the day after the 4th of July isn’t exactly the most active day of the year (I was very hungover for this show) but at the same time having 200 people seeing The Chainsmokers seems a little insane to me. But I didn’t care at all, I was 20 feet away from my favorite producers doing their damn thing on stage.
I enjoyed every second of their 90 minute set, especially the opener, Roses (see my other post for the full song). You can just tell these two guys love what they do and bring serious energy no matter if there’s 200 people or 200,000. Drew Taggart even did a couple Belvedere shots with some lucky bastards in the very front of the crowd
They even brought a girl on stage because she had bought them each a shot of fireball (the best drink ever created on God’s green earth.) On top of all their great remixes and originals, they ended their set with 2 brand new songs that haven’t been released yet, another song with Tiesto (GOAT) that hasn’t been released either, and an awesome remix of Blink 182’s “What’s My Age Again.” They all bump obviously.
All in all it didn’t matter that there wasn’t a crowd there or not, Alex Pall and Drew Taggart put on a hell of a show and if you were there you couldn’t help but start dancing. I highly recommend seeing these guys if you get the chance, I know this isn’t the last time I see them.
Last but not least, I don’t know who the hell this guy is, but I need more of him in my life. I’m all in on this jabroni. Any guy surrounded by four half naked girls is A-Ok in my book (also shout out to the dude in the Dr. J jersey)
Here’s a couple more songs by them to get you through the day. Enjoy