Wondaland Proves Teamwork Makes the Dream Work on The Eephus Tour
Wondaland Records’ use of the baseball term “Eephus” (meaning a game-changing pitch) in their album and tour title could not have been more prophetic of their talent, confidence and charisma as the The Eephus Tour came to a close on Aug. 31.
Their appeal lured flocks of Atlanta AfroPunkers, cubicle dwellers in pencil skirts and heels, and college students, who came to strut their stuff – which began in a line wrapped around Luckie Street to the SkyView Ferris Wheel in anticipation of Janelle Monaé and her Wondaland crew. Onlookers surely must have asked, Is this all really worth the two- or three-hour wait?
The answer proved to be a resounding “yes” as the Tabernacle burst at the seams with anxious fans rushing to find sitting or standing room. It seemed that everyone who put his or her email into the concert’s lottery pool was ultimately selected to attend Monae’s secret pop-up tour’s last show…
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