Lady Antebellum - Hard Rock Live, Hollywood - May 16

This year alone, there've been plenty of enjoyable concerts, from Jimmy Buffet to Jay Z to Billy Joel. And though there's no denying the power of heavy-hitters like those three, we experienced something special this past Friday night at Hard Rock Live with Lady Antebellum.

The trio tightly packed high energy, humility, and humor into a show that was less than two hours long. On a personal level, we certainly harbor some nostalgia for the band's earlier tunes that we've listened to from the start, but from the moment they kicked off with "Compass" off their new album Golden, we swooned.

See also: Lady Antebellum at Hard Rock Live, Hollywood (Slideshow)

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Natalya Jones