After recording the latest Mr. Big album, “The Stories We Could Tell“, Mr. Big drummer Pat Torpey was replaced by Matt Starron this tour as a result of his diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease. Torpey and Starr worked together in rehearsals to get the drum parts correct for the shows. Starr is a very accomplished drummer and, given the situation, is a very suitable replacement for Pat.
Opening with Daddy Lover, Brother, Little Boy (The Electric Drill Song), the band proceeded to rock through hits of their catalog and were essentially a 5 piece band for the evening with the inclusion of Torpey during the show (“MR. BIGGER”?).
The general overall vibe of the entire venue was fantastic and it…
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