Jared Corder shouts to the crowd at Bonnaroo's Who Stage on Sunday, June 10, 2018.
Andrew Wigdor | MTSU Seigenthaler News Service
Nashville band *repeat repeat brought its infectiously fun blend of garage rock and ‘60s pop to Bonnaroo’s Who Stage late Sunday afternoon.
The band is fronted by Jared and Kristyn Corder, a married couple who describes the band as a family business. Jared performs lead vocals, while Kristyn serves as a sweet, melodic harmony singer.
Both brought an undeniable energy to the Stage and had the crowd shouting and shaking in minutes.
“I know it’s Sunday, but we’re ready to squeeze every last drop of energy you have in you,” Jared said.
The band’s raw energy and jolting vocals created an aggressively rockin’ atmosphere. Throughout almost every song, Jared kept the momentum going by headbanging, conducting rapid guitar riffs and leaping across the stage.
“I never thought I’d see this many (expletive) faces out here,” Jared shouted to the crowd.
There was also a playful nature that *repeat repeat instilled into its show. At one point, Jared wiped his sweat with a black cloth and repeatedly sang into his mic, “It’s a wipe-down break.” Later, he demanded a beer to sip from the audience, leading a few fans to raise their cups to Jared. He then leaped down off stage and took swigs of several beers.
In the latter portion of the show, the band introduced one of their most popular songs, “Everybody’s Falling In Love” by Jared explaining that the band’s first album, “Floral Canyon,” was all about love songs written when Jared and Kristyn were dating.
After their final song, Jared announced to the crowd, “(Kristyn) hates it when I do this in a show, but she worked really hard to get here.”
“I’m really proud of you,” Jared said to Kristyn before planting a kiss on her lips.