October 07, 2007

Beirut: Live at Kexp October 3 2007

Photos: Striped Sweater by Susana Meza - White t shirt by Sanchez and Kitahara

After Beirut livened up Toronto last Tuesday night they moved on down the road to Chicago where they played a morning set for Seattle's KEXP radio at Engine Studios. I was at that Toronto show and now, days later, I recall the strange looking spectacle of what looks like an almost bare stage compared to most bands before they trooped out en masse and began to serenade the crowd. I can't recall the last time I saw a band playing all acoustic instruments... it was oddly thrilling, it was like you were seeing something special, and it was.

Here's the six song set the band played for KEXP along with the radio intro and outro and some talking. Enjoy!

Beirut: Live at Kexp October 3 2007
01 Intro
02 Nantes
03 (Talking)
04 A Sunday Smile
05 Cocek
06 Knives And Forks (La Fete)
07 (Talking)
08 Cherbourg
09 (Talking)
10 The Penalty
11 Outro


10-08 San Francisco, CA - Herbst Theater
10-09 San Francisco, CA - Herbst Theater
10-10 Los Angeles, CA - Avalon
10-11 Los Angeles, CA - Avalon
11-06 Manchester, England - Club Academy
11-07 Glasgow, Scotland - The Arches
11-08 Leeds, England - Irish Centre
11-09 Cardiff, Wales - The Point (Swn Festival)
11-10 London, England - The Roundhouse
11-12 Paris, France - Olympia (Inrocks Festival)
11-13 Strasbourg, France - La Laiterie (Inrocks Festiival)
11-14 Brussels, Belgium - Botanique
11-15 Amsterdam, Netherlands - Paradiso
11-16 Lille, France - Grand Mix
11-18 Copenhagen, Denmark - Vega
11-19 Hamburg, Germany - Fabrik
11-20 Cologne, Germany - Kulturkirche
11-21 Munich, Germany - Elserhalle
11-22 Schorndorf, Germany - Manufaktur
11-24 Lyon, France - Ninkashi
11-25 Zurich, Switzerland - Mascotte

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