Friday, September 26, 2008

Recap + Pictorial: Santogold

Having been impressed upon seeing Santogold at Osheaga in Montreal [see our pictures here and here] one year ago, we were *very* much looking forward to seeing her again. While we didn't want to have unrealistic expectations, we were fairly certain we'd have a damn good time. . .

Okay, so not only did she deliver but she just flat out blew us away. This girl is talented -- GO SEE HER! By far, this was our favorite show of 2008. The energy of the crowd was just electric and totally infectious, as was Santogold's performance -- each feeding off one another. While Santogold didn't play Kelly's favorite song ("I'm a Lady"), she did play just about everything else off her self titled debut. And, when she finally got around to playing "Creator" the place just went BANANAS.

We always love the vibe down on E 4th at night, especially when it's warm
We had been wanting to try Zocalo and due to Kelly's suggestion (aka nagging) we finally did. These margaritas below were as delicious as they look -- we didn't sample any of the food fare, however the warm tortilla chips and salsa really hit the spot. As a result of our positive experience, we plan on making it a ritual to hit up Zocalo prior to any show we go to at The House of Blues.
We love Santogold's backup dancer's statuesque presense and 90's hip hop flare
Santogold rockin' the mic
Someone who was standing very near to us kindly posted this footage on youtube for us to share with you:

1 comment:

Alexa said...

wow! looks like so much fun! i much check her out next time she is in town : )