The children of the SummerStage...
David Bowie and
"The Canadian art-pop septet were a thrill just by their own exuberant selves, but when the Thin White Duke stepped up to sing his "Queen Bitch" and Arcade Fire's "Wake Up," the crowd went wild."
Here follows the complete list:
PLUGGED IN: BEST CONCERTS 2005 - By MARY HUHN
Here are the most riveting pop performances of 2005, in chronological order.
1 Luna: Bowery Ballroom, Feb. 25-28
2 Gris Gris: Kingsland Tavern, Brooklyn, April 9
3 Allen Oldies Band: Maxwell's, May 7
4 Gang of Four: Irving Plaza, May 18
5 Kaiser Chiefs: Webster Hall, July 21
6 Bettye LaVette: Joe's Pub, Sept. 8
7 The Arcade Fire with David Bowie: Central Park SummerStage, Sept. 15
8 Allen Toussaint: Joe's Pub, Sept. 25
9 Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: Irving Plaza, Sept. 26
10 Lee Ann Womack: Cipriani's, Oct. 4 & Bowery Ballroom, Nov. 11
Well done to both artists. What a winning team they make.