live music: BAND OF HORSES x HAMMERSTEIN BALLROOM x 12.11.12

Band Of Horses perform at the Hammerstein Ballroom. Photo by Joe Russo.

Hammerstein Ballroom, NYC. – Seattle rockers, Band Of Horses stopped by the Hammerstein Ballroom last week to do a couple of special shows. The first being an intimate acoustic performance [to which no press was allowed] followed up by a full electric performance in the huge sold out main space. They are on tour in support of their latest album entitled “Mirage Rock”.

Band Of Horses perform at the Hammerstein Ballroom. Photo by Joe Russo.

Band Of Horses perform at the Hammerstein Ballroom. Photo by Joe Russo.

Band Of Horses perform at the Hammerstein Ballroom. Photo by Joe Russo.

Band Of Horses perform at the Hammerstein Ballroom. Photo by Joe Russo.

Band Of Horses perform at the Hammerstein Ballroom. Photo by Joe Russo.

Band Of Horses perform at the Hammerstein Ballroom. Photo by Joe Russo.

Band Of Horses perform at the Hammerstein Ballroom. Photo by Joe Russo.

Band Of Horses perform at the Hammerstein Ballroom. Photo by Joe Russo.

Band Of Horses perform at the Hammerstein Ballroom. Photo by Joe Russo.

Band Of Horses perform at the Hammerstein Ballroom. Photo by Joe Russo.

Band Of Horses perform at the Hammerstein Ballroom. Photo by Joe Russo.

Band Of Horses perform at the Hammerstein Ballroom. Photo by Joe Russo.

The last time I saw these guys, they were opening up for My Morning Jacket at Madison Square Garden last December. They’ve come a long way since then.

The lighting tonight was decent and better at other times. The band is very energetic and playful so overall it meshed well.

First Set:
For Annabelle
The First Song
Electric Music
Part One
Older
A Little Biblical
Weed Party
The Great Salt Lake
Blue Beard
Compliments
Dumpster World
Cigarettes, Wedding Bands
Factory
Knock Knock
Window Blues
Laredo
Ode to LRC
The Funeral

Second Set:
Our Swords
Everything’s Gonna Be Undone
No One’s Gonna Love You
NW Apt.
Feud
Is There a Ghost
Heartbreak on the 101
Infinite Arms
I Go to the Barn Because I Like The
Monsters
Neighbor (reprise)

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