Florence + the Machine - BB&T Center, Sunrise - September 26
|Photo by Marta Xochilt Perez|
with the Maccabees
BB&T Center, Sunrise
September 26, 2012
Better than: Casting spells in a graveyard.
"Turn to everyone around you. Kiss them. Hug them. Shake their hands. Get to know them. Make friends. Now you don't have to be shy with them," Florence Welch said halfway through Wednesday night's electrifying performance. Like the good musical devotees that they were, the fans at the packed BB&T Center followed their queen's directions, embracing fellow crowd members as the fiery songstress belted out some of her most powerful hits.
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The stage went dark, illuminated only by a crystalline structure at the back of the stage. A feminine silhouette appeared against the glass. And the audience screamed as though the apocalypse were upon us.
|Marta Xochilt Perez|
"Good evening. I'm gonna need you to stand up and get higher. We wanna see people on shoulders. Up. Up. Get higher. One, two, three... I see more. Seven, eight, nine. Higher. Higher."