Pitchfork ‘Tribute Acts Harmless Fun’

S/B Alexandre Nart

Created for Pitchfork, Alexandre examined one of the most truly phenomenal phenomena of the music industry: Tribute Acts. From ABBA The Concert to Dread Zeppelin, cover bands and tribute acts reunite the broken up, and re-enact the great performances of yesteryear again and again with uncanny fidelity. Are these bands just good, clean fun? Or are they the eager to please equivalent of junk television?