Music News & Reviews

Review: Valentine's fest

Carah Faye Charnow of Shiny Toy Guns. Photos by Susan Pfannmuller/Special to The Star Participating in a round of spin-the-bottle requires a willingness to take a risk in exchange for a chance at a desirable reward. Many members of the audience of 1,800 played the flirtatious parlor game during at the Midland on Friday. Aside from the embarrassing encounters at the spin-the-bottle tables or the possibility of contracting the flu at a kissing booth, the risks were otherwise minimal at the free Valentine’s Day-themed concert sponsored by radio station KRBZ (96.5 FM) — known as “the Buzz.” The loudest rewards...