Ann Wilson Goes Solo in Clearwater
he historic Capitol Theatre in Clearwater was originally known as the Royalty Theatre when it was built in 1921. Rock royalty came on Saturday night in the form of one of the rock’s greatest voices, Ann Wilson. It was incredible be one of the 750 who got to experience this intimate show.
Ann WilsonAnn’s band Heart with her sister Nancy, started in 1975 and hit the big time in Canada before becoming a worldwide success. Ann’s powerhouse vocals instantly recognizable with 70’s hits like “Barracuda”, “Magic Man” and “Dog and Butterfly”. Then came the 80’s, MTV videos and another string of hits, “Never”, “What About Love” and “These Dreams”. Heart was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013.
Ann started a project in 2015 called “The Ann Wilson Thing” with release of an EP and a small tour of shows in-between Heart playing arenas. Now with Heart being on hiatus, Ann has picked up the solo project with a second EP and more tour dates. Don’t come to this show expecting a Heart concert, not that Ann doesn’t give the fans some Heart, she does in fresh, new arrangments. “Barracuda” and “Crazy on You” were in the opening set.