Phoenix + Vancouver = <3 (that's a heart for those of you who don't speak emoticon)

My very favourite band in the whole wide world played the Orpheum as part of the Cultural Olympiad on Friday. And I’d like to think it was their most memorable show.

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Not because I was there sending them creepy superfan vibes, but because during the encore some 200 people stormed the stage, dancing and singing while the few security guards looked on, dumbfounded.

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And, good sports that they are, Phoenix kept on playing. It blew my mind.

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Where was I during this Phoenix love fest? Do you see that tiny little blur in the top left corner of the balcony? That’s me ):  (that’s a sad face).

The first photo is Phoenix’s, the second two are my sister’s.

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9 Comments

  • Reply Teresa January 24, 2010 at 9:57 pm

    Wish I went to it. Seemed like half of Vancouver was there

  • Reply janis January 25, 2010 at 6:09 am

    o i would love love love to see them. you know, i think i heard about them first on your blog. so thank you for that!

  • Reply Kelsey January 25, 2010 at 10:31 am

    Teresa — It was amazing. I was so worried about the whole sit down venue thing, but the sound was incredible.

    Janis — Hooray! So happy to be spreading the Phoenix gospel.

  • Reply Risti January 25, 2010 at 11:10 am

    I can actually see myself in the third photo… one of the little people in the back. How jealous am I of your sister?

  • Reply K-L January 25, 2010 at 7:28 pm

    Ohhhh so jealous. The pics look soooo amazing.

  • Reply erin January 25, 2010 at 8:19 pm

    phoenix’s show is definitely in my top 5 and may even be #1. but it was definitely the most fun concert i’ve been to.

  • Reply quelle January 27, 2010 at 5:02 am

    i still wish i wasn’t stuck in the balcony for this :(

  • Reply Hermione January 28, 2010 at 7:54 am

    Oh, wow, that looks amazing! What a night! I love concerts like those, they stick around forever. Sorry for those who were stuck on the balcony :D

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