Best Of 2018

Best uninvited audience participation: CONCERTGOERS TALKING OVER FLEET FOXES AT THE RITZ

We get it. It was a highly anticipated, sold-out club show that found one of modern folk’s brightest young acts, Fleet Foxes, kicking off the spring leg of a world tour right here in Tampa (the band’s area debut, mind you). Who wouldn’t wanna talk over the band’s quiet, ornate arrangements and pristine vocals from frontman Robin Pecknold? Hey, sometimes you just wanna hear yourself instead. We get it. Now get your ass into the lobby, asshole. —RR