The always fun and brilliantly flamboyant Chicago son Ezra Furman soared high in his Free At Noon set this Friday. The crowd embraced the quirkiness and sometimes listless personality that has defined Ezra throughout his career.
Successful as both a solo artist and a member of both Ezra Furman and the Harpoons (as well as his current group, Ezra Furman and The Boy-Friends), he continues to prove his relevance in the alt-pop/rock genre in just about every which-way possible. Smearing the sleep from his eyes and peering up to see the crowd, Ezra’s outlook seemed to be of someone ready for bed rather than a live radio show – but then he began to sing and all sense of doubt (even if it was for a second) was quickly thrown out the window. Continue reading →