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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Fathom Events presents Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day

Posted By on Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 12:00 PM

photo by Soren Starbird
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Oct. 17-18 – Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day

7:30 p.m.

various theaters

visit for theater listings and to buy tickets


There are some among our readers whose only idea of Led Zep is the pale imitation enacted in Cameron Crowe’s Almost Famous – a movie that got the scene right, got the groupies right, got everything but the music right. (Jason Lee? Gimme a break.) Led Zeppelin in their day were unbearably sexy, bristling with a (blatantly ripped-off) aura of swamp voodoo, Delta blues and Crowley-esque British occult. Not that I was around to see any of it myself, but I have seen The Song Remains the Same, the 1976 concert film that made me understand why they’re a big deal – until then, I just thought of them as the band of choice for high-school stoners. Celebration Day is a fitting bookend to Song Remains the Same, a filmed version of Led Zep’s 2007 one-night-only reunion concert at London’s O2 Arena. I’m afraid that Robert Plant’s looks no longer put a bustle in my hedgerow, but “Black Dog” is still one of the greatest rock songs of all time. The tracklist for the film (viewable at is a hit parade of their best-known songs – no deep cuts, just crowd-pleasers. It’s all happening! – Jessica Bryce Young

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