Live Review & Photos: of Montreal & Janelle Monae @ ROMT
So every once in a while you think you’ve seen almost everything. But I can honestly say that before last night, I had never seen a crossdressing man dry hump and molest a woman in a pig mask while paper-mache fire-headed guards hold back her pig husband. So. Yea. Cross that shit off the bucket list after of Montreal last night at The Royal Oak Music Theater.
In addition to the quasi beastiality weirdness and overally theatricality of the two acts, it’s clear that Janelle Monae is firing on all cylinders from her fiery hour long opening set. If you haven’t heard Ms. Monae yet, get on it, this is a young singer in her prime. of Montreal’s roughly two-hour set showcased much of the material from their most recent False Priest, and a crowd sing-a-long encore of a Michael Jackson medley of “Thriller>Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’>Pretty Young Thing” as Monae and her band joined as well. Hit after the jump for pictures and a video from a steady concert goer on the youtubes. We here at MT had a chance to talk with frontman Kevin Barnes about growing up outside Detroit and the record last week check it here.
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