July 10, 2010

Common at Soldiers Memorial Park, 7/9/2010

Fans piled into Soldiers Memorial Park to see Chicago rapper Common rock the mike, with DJ Needles and a host of local talent affiliated with the Force collective warming up the crowd. Continue reading Calvin Cox's review of Common's performance at Soldiers Memorial Park. Photos by Todd Owyoung.
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Fans get ready as Common is welcomed to the Budweiser Main Stage at Soldiers Memorial Park.
Fans get ready as Common is welcomed to the Budweiser Main Stage at Soldiers Memorial Park.
Fans await the start of the Common show at Soldiers Memorial Park in St. Louis.
Fans await the start of the Common show at Soldiers Memorial Park in St. Louis.
Common's drummer provides the beats at Soldiers Memorial Park in St. Louis.
Common's drummer provides the beats at Soldiers Memorial Park in St. Louis.
Common performing at Soldiers Memorial Park in St. Louis.
Common performing at Soldiers Memorial Park in St. Louis.
Common performing at Soldiers Memorial Park in St. Louis.
Common performing at Soldiers Memorial Park in St. Louis.
Common performing at Soldiers Memorial Park in St. Louis.
Common performing at Soldiers Memorial Park in St. Louis.
Common performing at Soldiers Memorial Park in St. Louis.
Common performing at Soldiers Memorial Park in St. Louis.
Common performing at Soldiers Memorial Park in St. Louis.
Common performing at Soldiers Memorial Park in St. Louis.
Common performing at Soldiers Memorial Park in St. Louis.
Common performing at Soldiers Memorial Park in St. Louis.
Common performing at Soldiers Memorial Park in St. Louis.
Common performing at Soldiers Memorial Park in St. Louis.