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Raconteurs at The Pageant, June 12, 2008, St. Louis 

The Raconteurs sold out the Pageant in the Delmar Loop on Thursday, June 12, 2008. Fans came from as far as Colorado, or waited in line for most of Thursday, just so they could be among the first in the doors. Todd Owyoung has these photos of the show and of the Raconteurs fans. Don't miss the photo of the guy in homemade band jacket.
In a sold-out show, the Raconteurs perform at the Pageant June 12, 2008. Read the show review by Christian Schaeffer.
Fans line up outside the Halo Bar to gain early entry to the Pageant for the Raconteurs, June 12, 2008. Read the show review by Christian Schaeffer.
A fan proudly shows his two tickets to the Raconteurs. Read the show review by Christian Schaeffer.
A Raconteurs fan stands outside the box office for the Pageant, waiting to meet someone from whom he bought tickets on eBay for the sold out show. Read the show review by Christian Schaeffer.
Three fans, two of which had driven from Colorado for the show, wait outside before heading to the Halo Bar at the Pageant.
Fans waiting outside the Pageant for the sold out Raconteurs performance, June 12, 2008. Read the show review by Christian Schaeffer.
As with any proper rock show, fans came decked out in attire representing their favorite bands, including this jacket with a fan's favorite bands. Read the show review by Christian Schaeffer.
A fan waiting in line for doors, sporting a t-shirt for the White Stripes, whose guitarist and lead vocalist Jack White is also a member of the Raconteurs. Read the show review by Christian Schaeffer.
Taking refuge from the afternoon heat, concert-goers wait in line in the shade of the Pageant on its East wall.
Concert-goers enjoy a drink while waiting for the Raconteurs' openers, the Fiery Furnaces, to take the stage. Read the show review by Christian Schaeffer.
Eleanor Friedberger of the Fiery Furnances pauses during the opener's performance. Read the show review by Christian Schaeffer.
Anticipation was high for the evening, and the sold out show packed in over 2,000 attendees into the Pageant. Anticipation was high for the evening, and the sold out show packed in over 2,000 attendees into the Pageant.
The first fans in line to get in for early entry at the Halo Bar, pictured here front and center before the Raconteurs' performance, had made the three hour drive from Lebanon, Missouri, leaving at 6am for their trip. Read the show review Christian Schaeffer.
Two concert-goers evaluate their choices for tour merch at the Pageant in Suite 100, the venue's coffee shop and retail area.
Singer and guitarist Brendan Benson of the Raconteurs during their performance June 12 at the Pageant. Read the show review by Christian Schaeffer.
The Raconteurs' drummer Patrick Keeler, who is also a member of the garage rock band the Greenhornes.
Jack White, one part of the White Stripes, performs with the Raconteurs at the Pageant, June 12, 2008.
White traded vocal duties with band member Brendan Benson while also playing guitar and keyboard during the performance.
Brendan Benson and drummer Patrick Keeler of the Raconteurs, performing in their sold out show at the Pageant in St. Louis.
Jack White, who was ranked #17 in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time."
Jack White and bassist Jack Lawrence, performing at the Pageant June 12, 2008.
Jack White, rocking the hand claps in the Raconteurs performance at the Pageant, June 12, 2008. Read the show review by Christian Schaeffer.
Brendan Benson wasted no time cranking it up to 11 as he perched atop the speaker monitors at the front of the stage.
The Raconteurs' performance was complimented by a fantastic light show, which utilized dramatic background effects and two spotlights, which were trained on Jack White and Brendan Benson for the majority of the performance.
Jack White brought plenty of the searing Guitar Hero love to the Pageant, rocking his Gretsch.
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In a sold-out show, the Raconteurs perform at the Pageant June 12, 2008. Read the show review by Christian Schaeffer.
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