Candlebox Play Their Last Headlining Show In Tulsa

Kevin Martin – Candlebox

September 7, 2023 River Spirit Casino Tulsa Oklahoma

Last Thursday night music lovers gathered at the River Spirit Casino to witness a remarkable concert by the  rock band Candlebox. With their electrifying performance and undeniable stage presence, Candlebox delivered a night to remember. From their timeless hits to their powerful new tracks, the band mesmerized the audience with their raw energy and soul-stirring lyrics.

Candlebox released their final studio album titled “The Long Goodbye” on August 25, 2023.Along  with the album release, Candlebox is out doing  a farewell tour before calling it a day. Vocalist Kevin Martin announced his retirement from music following the tour. This show was their last as a headlining band but they have more shows with 3 Doors Down.

As the crowd filed into the theater, a palpable buzz of excitement filled the air. Conversations hummed with anticipation, as concertgoers eagerly discussed their favorite Candlebox songs and recalled memorable performances. The sea of faces reflected a diverse mix of ages and backgrounds, united by a shared love for this iconic rock band.

Island Styles – Candlebox

From the very first note, it was clear that the band was here to deliver an unforgettable performance. The energy in the room skyrocketed as the familiar chords  songs reverberated through the venue. Lead singer Kevin Martin’s powerful vocals cut through the air, captivating the audience from the start. The band’s charisma was undeniable. They moved effortlessly across the stage, engaging with fans in every corner of the room. Their passion for their music shone through in every note and movement, creating a connection that made the concert feel even more intimate.

Brian Quinn – Candlebox

Candlebox’s setlist was a thoughtful mix of their greatest hits and lesser-known gems. Each song flowed seamlessly into the next, building momentum and keeping the crowd on their feet throughout the night. The band demonstrated their versatility, effortlessly shifting from high-energy rock anthems to soulful ballads that tugged at the heartstrings. The interaction between the band members was a sight to behold. Their camaraderie was evident, as they fed off each other’s energy and chemistry on stage. The guitar solos were electrifying, the drumming was thunderous, and the bass lines anchored the entire performance.

BJ Kerwin – Candlebox

Lead guitarist Brian Quinn, drummer BJ Kerwin, guitarist Island Styles and bassist Adam Kury all came to play. But it wasn’t just the musicianship that made Candlebox’s performance exceptional. Kevin Martin’s stage presence was magnetic, drawing the audience in with his captivating storytelling between songs. He shared personal anecdotes, giving fans a glimpse into the inspiration behind their music. It was as if the band invited everyone into their world, making the concert feel like a heartfelt conversation.

Adam Kury – Candlebox

The night came to an end all too soon. As the final notes echoed through the venue, the crowd erupted into thunderous applause, unwilling to let the magic fade away. Candlebox had delivered a performance that transcended the boundaries of a typical concert, creating an immersive experience that would be etched in the memories of those in attendance for years to come.

For more about Candlebox visit their website here

See our photo gallery from the show here

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