July 03, 2011

Elvis Costello at the Pageant

Costello and his backing band of nearly ten years, the Imposters, brought its "Spectacular Spinning Songbook" tour to the Pageant last night, and its garish, over-the-top kitsch provided an alternate entry into Costello's peerless catalogue. Rather than write a setlist the old-fashioned way, Costello has been allowing his fans to come to the stage, spin a red-and-yellow game-show wheel with song titles printed on its sections and let the hits fall where they may. Click here to continue reading Christian Schaeffer's review of Elvis Costello at the Pageant. Photos by Jon Gitchoff.
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Elvis Costello at the Pageant
Elvis Costello at the Pageant
Elvis Costello at the Pageant
Elvis Costello at the Pageant
Elvis Costello at the Pageant
Elvis Costello at the Pageant
Elvis Costello at the Pageant
Elvis Costello at the Pageant
Elvis Costello at the Pageant
Elvis Costello at the Pageant