Concert Sutra: Arrested Development in 2006

Concert Sutra:      Arrested Development in 2006

Written by terri sapp

Photographed by Leah Yetter

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After an extreme roller coaster of a year like 2005, and having gotten into a New Years rut, we needed a major way to bid adieu this year.  When we found out that Arrested Development was headlining one of the largest New Year’s Eve events in Atlanta, Downtown Countdown, we knew that was the one.  Downtown Countdown not only happens in Atlanta, but also in Baltimore, Washington D.C., as well as other choice cities over the years.  This year, I believe that Atlanta brought the party with “Life Music” specialists, Arrested Development.  The Downtown Countdown at Hyatt Regency in Atlanta, Georgia was definitely THE place to be this New Year’s Eve, with Arrested Development ringing in 2006 with a spiritual vengeance!

Downtown Countdown in Baltimore consisted of many main event bands, including SR-71, Jimmie’s Chicken Shack, Kelly Bell Band, Fools & Horses, Plunge, Jah Works, Crushing Day, Right Foot Red, Dickinson (acoustic), Kim Hall & Jodi Harman (acoustic), And Doug Segree (acoustic). Baltimore offered DJs Kode Bleuu, Retro, & DJ VIP.  In addition, the NFL Baltimore Raven’s Cheerleaders joined the party at Big Night Baltimore!  Baltimore had eleven themed party areas set up for party goers enjoyment, as well as five dance floors!  Balloons dropped around midnight. Continue reading