Janelle Monae, Obama For America Rally, ArtsCenter, Carrboro NC, 08/04/12, originally uploaded by Ash Crowe.
Saturday’s Obama For America Rally offered a unique opportunity to see Janelle Monae perform in a 400-ish person room. Her next non-festival show is a 3000+ person room.
So it was completely striking and amazing to get the opportunity to see that huge of a show in such a small space.
A completely stunning live show. Not only was it really fun for the audience to see her in such a small space, it also seemed as if she and her band really enjoy playing to the room.
To end the show, she commanded us to all sit/kneel to the music. And the whole room was in the palm of her hand, so kneel and then rise we did.
Amazing performer, great show.
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