In Photos: Spoon makes its Greenfield Lake Amphitheater debut

Greg Stevens
Spoon performed via a 16-track set, opening with “Held,” a track by Monthly bill Callahan’s Smog, a different Texas indie act. (Photo by Tom Dorgan/MoonFrog Media)

WILMINGTON — It took 10 albums over an nearly a few-10 years occupation for Austin, Texas, indie rockers Spoon to ultimately make its way to Wilmington’s Greenfield Lake Amphitheater on Apr. 28.

“How have we never been listed here in advance of?” the band questioned the promoter of the 1,000-seat amphitheater again stage.

Thursday’s offered-out display came with a supersized seem method — the amphitheater was coming off of two days of jamband String Cheese Incident live shows. Spoon’s crystal crystal clear effectiveness resonated with supporters, in accordance to MoonFrog Media photographer Tom Dorgan.

“The band showed a whole lot of electrical power and sounded fantastic,” he explained. Dorgan was there to seize the knowledge for Port Town Daily. “It was a multigenerational viewers, for confident, with everyone getting a blast.” 

Manufactured up of Britt Daniel, Jim Eno, Alex Fischel, Gerardo Larios, and Ben Trokan, the band opened the 16-tune established with “Held,” a song by Invoice Callahan’s Smog, yet another Texas indie act. The track appears on Spoon’s most current album, “Lucifer On The Sofa” (Matador Information), introduced in February. The first single from the album, “Wild,” also manufactured its way to established. Still, there were being a good deal of throwbacks to some of the band’s before is effective — “The Beast and the Dragon, Adored” and “My Mathematical Mind” (“Gimme Fiction”), “Jonathan Fisk” (“Kill the Moonlight”), and “Don’t You Evah” (“Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga”).

Spoon setlist from Greenfield Lake Amphitheater on Apr. 28. (Photo by Tom Dorgan/MoonFrog Media)

American singer-songwriter Margaret Glaspy was intended to open the demonstrate, but a past-minute improve welcomed artist Nicole Atkins to the phase in its place. While Atkins usually performs with a full band, she executed solo — and highlighted one more of her abilities, as an illustrator. Atkins researched artwork at UNC Charlotte, in which she acquired her get started in new music, and held a slow-dance contest all through her set for the audience to win one of her artworks.

“She pulled out a drawing she did of Ted Danson,” Dorgan specific. “The picture is a caricature of Ted Danson sluggish dancing and states ‘Congratulations on wining the Ted Danson Gradual Dance Award.’”

The award went to a mom and daughter.

Under are photos from both shows, courtesy of Tom Dorgan of MoonFrog Media.


Held (Smog cover)
Really do not You Evah
Do You
The Beast and Dragon, Adored
Really do not Make Me a Goal
My Mathematical Thoughts
Do I Have to Talk You Into It
The Underdog
My Babe
I Summon You
Lucifer on the Couch
On the Radio
Within Out
I Switch My Digital camera On
Jonathon Fisk

Nicole Atkins

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