"We're excited and honored to open for Paul McCartney in our hometown of Washington, D.C.," Thievery Corporation's Rob Garza said in a statement. "Having a chance to play to his audience is unique for us and we're really looking forward to it."
"Unique" is one way to put it. I wonder how the baby boomers are going to react to Thievery Corporation's music. I must admit -- at first, I was puzzled by the announcement.
On second thought, it does make sense: McCartney has been making experimental electronic music under his alter ego, The Fireman, since the early '90s. And according to a New York Times review, he's been performing some of The Fireman's material this tour.
I wonder if he'll join Thievery Corporation on stage, or vice versa.