June 24, 2010

Passion Pit at the Pageant, 6/23/10

Someone sprinkled fairy dust on the Pageant last night. There's no other explanation for it, and not enough superlatives exist to describe the sold-out Passion Pit/Tokyo Police Club/Brahms show last night. I did see a girl with a wand -- maybe she was responsible for generating the most vim and vigor I've seen from a St. Louis crowd in a long time. Continue reading Diana Benanti's review of last night's Passion Pit show at the Pageant. Photos by Jason Stoff.
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Passion Pit's banter-happy frontman Michael Angelakos.
Passion Pit's banter-happy frontman Michael Angelakos.
One of many literal highlights - Passion Pit performing at The Pageant.
One of many literal highlights - Passion Pit performing at The Pageant.
Tokyo Police Club performing at The Pageant.
Tokyo Police Club performing at The Pageant.
Shalyn Welch and Taylor Crocker drove in from O'Fallon, Missouri to celebrate Taylor's birthday.
Shalyn Welch and Taylor Crocker drove in from O'Fallon, Missouri to celebrate Taylor's birthday.
The Passion Pit sold out The Pageant.
The Passion Pit sold out The Pageant.
These gentlemen were awarded the honorary "Shortiest Short-Shorts" award. Or rather, they should have been.
These gentlemen were awarded the honorary "Shortiest Short-Shorts" award. Or rather, they should have been.
Passion Pit performing at The Pageant.
Passion Pit performing at The Pageant.
Jennifer Pierce and her sister Jessica, front-and-center for Passion Pit and Tokyo Police Club.
Jennifer Pierce and her sister Jessica, front-and-center for Passion Pit and Tokyo Police Club.
Passion Pit performing at The Pageant.
Passion Pit performing at The Pageant.
Passion Pit performing at The Pageant.
Passion Pit performing at The Pageant.