Florence + the Machine at the Pageant

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Florence + the Machine performing at the Pageant.

The crowd shrieked and screamed at every move behind the black curtain as the stage was set for Florence + the Machine. The noise reached a fever pitch when the band built to a frenzy before the curtain dropped to reveal a black-lit backdrop of flowers and birds. Bird cages housed light bulbs punctuated at the base with strobe lights. It's Liberty of London meets the brown acid, and the only styling befitting Florence Welch. Click here to continue reading Robin Wheeler's review of Florence + the Machine at the Pageant. Photos by Jason Stoff.