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A man of few words, what Auerbach lacks in stage banter he makes up for with big gestures and album-perfect pipes to match his massive riffs, in the process making what sounds dazzling look effortless.
Closing out the festival on Saturday and delivering an enthralling performance during the late night hours, energy soared as The Black Keys blistered through the last date of their 16-month El Camino Tour.
The onstage setup seemed way different from past tours, exchanging confetti and plastic-ball crowd surfing for a baby doll connected by tubes that lead singer Wayne Coyne span around his head and several metallic spaceship spheres that sat motionless on the stage.
He ended his set with a beautiful cover of The Beatles "Let It Be," in which the entire crowd sang in unison when the chorus hit. Jim James seemed to be having as much fun as the crowd the entire time, a fitting tribute to the Forecastle spirit.
Matt & Kim come out, guns blazing, quoting Jay-Z before throwing on samples of super-danceable tracks like Salt 'n Pepa's "Push It" and "Apache (Jump On It)" and managing to meld them perfectly with your own personal brand of energetic tuneage.