“The Hydrant. The Pompadour Four. The slickest, baddest boogie bruisers.”
These four lads from Bali, Indonesia, may not speak much English, but rock & roll transcends language, and they had more fun than anyone else at Viva Las Vegas.
Heather and I stumbled across the Hydrant for the first time at Viva Las Vegas 2016 and their enthusiasm wowed us. They had so much fun on stage that no one in the room could resist having fun with them. That first time, I was unprepared: the only camera I was carrying was my phone, so I walked away with one video and no photos.
Not so this time. I arrived with camera in hand, and hope you enjoy the results!
Photos were shot with a Nikon D750 and Nikon 24-70mm lens.
Here’s that phone video from 2016 I mentioned: