Last Night: The Raconteurs at WaMu Theater


Photo by Chris Kornelis.

The Raconteurs

When: Friday, Sept. 19

Where: WaMu Theater

The Raconteurs' neutralized the soulless concrete cave that is the WaMu Theater with a stunning performance, all the more impressive after a well-dressed roadie told me after the show that the band's performances are completely off-the-cuff, with no set list. The quintet transitions seamlessly between blues jams, hard rock, and delicate piano-driven hymns communicating almost exclusively through their instruments. Consummate professionals, Jack White (the obvious frontman of the group) and company impressed not with any flamboyant trickery from the glad-rock handbook, but through mastery of their instruments, improvisation, and an unquestionable love of their trade.




Quenching my thirst at Elysian Fields after the show.

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