October 10, 2011

Beirut at the Pageant

The Santa Fe-based band Beirut brought it's indie-pop take on Balkan folk music to the Pageant in St. Louis Sunday, April 9, 2011. Laetitia Sadler opened. Photos by Jason Stoff.
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Beirut’s less-handmade tour poster.
Jason Stoff
Beirut’s less-handmade tour poster.
In addition to the usual assortment of CDs, records and T-shirts, Beirut’s merch area featured a wind-up music box.
Jason Stoff
In addition to the usual assortment of CDs, records and T-shirts, Beirut’s merch area featured a wind-up music box.
Kevin was nice enough to share his winnings with the camera - a signed Beirut tour poster.
Jason Stoff
Kevin was nice enough to share his winnings with the camera - a signed Beirut tour poster.
Laetitia Sadier was greeted with intense concentration from fans.
Jason Stoff
Laetitia Sadier was greeted with intense concentration from fans.
Beirut attracted fans from far and wide, including this trio from Springfield, Illinois.
Jason Stoff
Beirut attracted fans from far and wide, including this trio from Springfield, Illinois.
Beirut fans, minutes from the band taking the stage.
Jason Stoff
Beirut fans, minutes from the band taking the stage.
Laetitia Sadier, opening for Beirut at The Pageant.
Jason Stoff
Laetitia Sadier, opening for Beirut at The Pageant.
Laetitia Sadier, opening for Beirut at The Pageant.
Jason Stoff
Laetitia Sadier, opening for Beirut at The Pageant.
Laetitia Sadier, opening for Beirut at The Pageant.
Jason Stoff
Laetitia Sadier, opening for Beirut at The Pageant.
Laetitia Sadier, opening for Beirut at The Pageant.
Jason Stoff
Laetitia Sadier, opening for Beirut at The Pageant.