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Shindig delivers big festival experience to Baltimore

Shindig delivers big festival experience to Baltimore

Ahh, a festival. Just the name inspires a sense of adventure and light-heartedness.

The Shindig — held Sept. 14 at Carroll Park and produced by 24-7 Entertainment — delivered on all fronts.

Featuring heavy-hitters like the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Clutch, Gaslight Anthem, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts and the Dropkick Murphys, the Shindig came through with an eclectic mix of acts for all tastes.

In the interest of full disclosure, I will admit that I missed the first four acts: Victims of Experience, Bad Seed Rising, The Glenmont Popes and Larry and His Flask.

I regret missing those performances.

One of the first things I noticed upon entering the festival...