Show Reviews

    Lez Zeppelin at Gramercy Theatre

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    Performing live in New York City on 4.13.19

    Review & Photos by Mark Ashe

    Check out the full gallery of photos from this night here.

    Lez Zeppelin, the all-girl quartet, Led Zeppelin tribute band just killed it at The Gramercy Theater this past Saturday night.  Led by founder and lead guitarist Steph Paynes, Lez Zeppelin wowed the sold out crowd with  blistering note-for-note renditions of Led Zeppelin’s signature songs.

    Lez Zeppelin, is the aforementioned Paynes on lead guitar, Marlain Angelides on lead vocals, Leesa Harrington Squyres on drums and Joan Chew on bass and keys.  The show started off with a bang, with a knock-your-socks off version of Communication Breakdown.  Having never seen Lez Zeppelin live before, it was a revelation.  They sounded very much like the real thing with a women’s spin to the music and the fans wanted more.  Angelides vocals are not Robert Plant’s, but there’s only one Robert Plant.  Yet she brings a sexiness to her singing, instantly winning over the crowd.  The crowd for its part thought the band was the second coming of Led Zeppelin.  Being into every song and totally immersed into the performance.

    The band played for about two hours with three encores.  Lez Zeppelin performed nineteen Led Zeppelin songs and the crowd just ate it up.  The band was founded in 2004 and by the scene at The Gramercy; they’ll be around for a long time.  They’ll be on tour again starting on May 3rd & 4th in Jackson, California.  If you’re a Led Zeppelin fan and Lez Zeppelin playing in your town, be sure to see these amazing ladies rock and honor Led Zeppelin.

    Set list:

    Communication Breakdown

    Good Times Bad Times

    The Ocean

    Ramble On

    Baby Come On Home

    Bron-Y-Aur Stomp /Winter Sun (S. Paynes)

    Going To California

    Hey, Hey, What Can I Do

    Friends

    Black Mountain Side

    Kashmir

    Heartbreaker

    Living Loving Maid (She’s Just a Woman)

    Immigrant Song

    Black Dog

    Rock ‘n’ Roll

    Encores

    How Many More Times/Foxy/Whole Lotta Love

    What Is and Should Never Be

    Misty Mountain Hop

    Upcoming Tour Dates

    May 3 Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort Jackson, CA

    May 4 Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort Jackson, CA

    May 5 Virginia Street Brewhouse Reno, NV

    May 17 Wally’s Pub Hampton, NH

    May 18 Spire Center for the Performing Arts Plymouth, MA

    June 8 The Stephen Talkhouse Amagansett, NY

    June 13 The Brass Monkey Ottawa, Canada

    June 14 Rockpile West Toronto, Canada

    June 15 Magic Bag Ferndale, MI

    July 20 Hawks and Reed Performing Arts Center Greenfield, MA

    July 26 Billy Joel Tailgate Party at Camden Yards, Baltimore, MD

    Facebook: @LezZep

    Instagram: @ lezzeppelin

    Check out the full gallery of photos from this night here.

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