Review of the Glorious Sons in Royal Oak: We Have Seen the Glory!

Live Review

Glorious Sons. Photo by Jason Hoffman.

By Jason Hoffman, Rock At Night Detroit

Live Review: The Glorious Sons at Royal Oak Music Theatre, Royal Oak, Michigan-September 21, 2023

Velveteers. Photo by Jason Hoffman.

The Glorious Sons are out on tour in support of their latest album Glory, which is the fourth album released since the band was formed in 2011. The Sons have been going non-stop since then–whether out as a headliner or as support for such acts as Greta Van Fleet and even The Rolling Stones.

Glorious Sons. Photo by Jason Hoffman.

Opening up for the Glorious Sons was the Velveteers, a band out of Boulder, Colorado. This heavy- hitting trio blend a mix of garage punk with vintage hard rock. Their set was full of songs off of their album Nightmare Daydream, which was released in 2021.

The Glorious Sons took the stage at around 9:30 p.m. Lead singer Brett Emmons was soaking up the admiration from the crowd before the band broke into “My Poor Heart” off of their 2017 release Young Beauties & Fools. Emmons worked the entire stage, which made for a very entertaining night.  Near the end of their set the crowd erupted when drummer Adam Paquette began the intro of their smash hit “S.O.S (Sawed Off Shotgun)” also off their album Young Beauties & Fools.  
The tour wraps up in the US on Oct. 15th. in St. Louis, so you may still be able to catch them near you.





9/6 – Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE

9/7 – Newport, KY – MegaCorp Pavilion

9/8 – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade Hall

9/9 – Charleston, SC – The Riviera Theater

9/11 – Nashville, TN – Basement East

9/13 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club

9/14 – Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club

9/15 – New York, NY – Gramercy Theatre

9/16 – Burlington, VT – Higher Ground

9/18 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer

9/20 – Cleveland, OH – House of Blues

9/21 – Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre

9/22 – Peoria, IL – Crusen’s

9/23 – Milwaukee, WI – The Rave

9/25 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues

9/26 – Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s

9/27 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue

9/29 – Tulsa, OK – Vanguard

10/1 – Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom

10/2 – West Hollywood, CA – Troubadour

10/3 – San Francisco, CA – August Hall

10/5 – Seattle, WA – Showbox SODO

10/6 – Bend, OR – Domino Room

10/7 – Crystal Bay, NV – The Bay Club

10/9 – Bozeman, MT – The ELM

10/10 – Salt Lake City, UT – Metro Music Hall

10/12 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theater

10/13 – Kansas City, MO – Madrid Theatre

10/14 – St. Louis, MO – Red Flag





Jason Hoffman

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