Aside from one unwelcome special effect, Kings of Leon's concert thoroughly gratified an audience of about 8,000 at the Sprint Center on Wednesday.
A light dusting of artificial snow was dropped on fans near the stage during the icy song "Cold Desert." The stunt did not amuse Kansas City rock fans tormented by a long, harsh winter.
The Nashville-based band needn't have resorted to such trickery. Kings of Leon's straightforward renditions of over two dozen songs reaffirmed its status as one of the world's most stalwart mainstream rock bands.
BY BILL BROWNLEE. yesterday