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photos by Zach Dilgard

Jamie Lidell @ Summerstage

Why did the free Jamie Lidell show at Summerstage have to be the same day (aka Sunday aka today aka August 3rd) as the African Festival in Prospect Park, Deerhunter and friends at McCarren Pool AND Rock the Bells at Jones Beach? Oh well. At least Jamie will be back in October to play both Highlne Ballroom and Music Hall of Williamsburg. Last time he was here he played two nights at Bowery Ballroom. All future dates, and more pictures from Jamie's Saturday (August 2, 2008) show at Lollapalooza, below...

Jamie Lidell @ Summerstage

Jamie Lidell @ Summerstage

"for one song the saxaphone player was playing 2 saxes at once, and then jamie had the chromeo style mic that effed up his voice so it sounded electronic. he has a really good voice, and halfway through the set he started making his own mix style songs with his laptop and mic.. making the beat boxing and layering his vocals. it was really impressive!!" [Leesha]
Jamie Lidell @ Summerstage

Jamie Lidell @ Summerstage

Jamie Lidell @ Summerstage

Jamie Lidell @ Summerstage

Jamie Lidell @ Summerstage

Jamie Lidell @ Summerstage

Jamie Lidell - 2008 Tour Dates
Aug 3 - Summerstage New York, New York
Aug 4 - Osheaga Montreal, Quebec
Aug 7 - Oye Festival Oslo, Norway
Aug 8 - Nuits Secretes Festival Maubeuge, France
Aug 9 - Haldern Pop Reese-Haldern, Germany
Aug 10 - Sudoeste fest Jambujeira, Portugal
Aug 14 - Kulturarena Jena, Germany
Aug 15 - Flow Festival Helsinki, Finland
Aug 16 - Pukkelpop Festival Hasselt, Belgium
Aug 17 - Lowlands Festival Biddinghuizen, Netherlands
Aug 26 - Austin City Limits Festival Austin, Texas
Aug 26 - after show at The Parish Austin, Texas
Aug 29 - Rock en Seine Paris
Sep 5 - Bestival Isle of Wight
Sep 26 - Austin City Limits Austin, Texas
Sep 29 - Avalon Los Angeles, California
Sep 30 - Filmore San Francisco, California
Oct 1 - Wonder Ballroom Portland, Oregon
Oct 3 - Showbox Seattle, Washington
Oct 4 - Plaza Vancouver
Oct 7 - Varsity Minneapolis, Minnesota
Oct 8 - Metro Chicago, Illinois
Oct 9 - Opera House Toronto
Oct 10 - National Montreal
Oct 11 - Hamilton College Clinton, New York
Oct 12 - Paradise Boston, Massachusetts
Oct 14 - Highline Ballroom New York, New York
Oct 15 - Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York
Oct 19 - BT 59 Bordeaux
Oct 20 - Club LR Toulouse
Oct 21 - Rockstore Montpellier
Nov 18 - NIA (Supporting Elton John) Birmingham
Nov 20 - De Vereeniging Nijmegen
Nov 22 - (Supporting Elton John) Munich
Nov 24 - (Supporting Elton John) Hamburg
Nov 26 - (Supporting Elton John) Cologne
Nov 27 - Le Grand Mix Lille, Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Nov 29 - (Supporting Elton John) Copenhagen
Dec 1 - (Supporting Elton John) Helsinki
Dec 4 - (Supporting Elton John) Stockholm
Dec 5 - (Supporting Elton John) Oslo
Dec 6 - Les Halles Brussels
Dec 7 - Rockhal Luxembourg
Dec 9 - Bercy Paris
Dec 10 - Laiterie Strasbourg
Dec 11 - (Supporting Elton John), O2 World Berlin
Dec 13 - O2 Arena (Supporting Elton John) London
Dec 14 - Shepherds Bush Empire (Rescheduled) London
Dec 16 - NIA (Supporting Elton John) Birmingham
Dec 17 - Echo Arena (Supporting Elton John) Liverpool
Dec 18 - Echo Arena (Supporting Elton John) Liverpool
Dec 20 - MEN Arena (Supporting Elton John) Manchester
Dec 21 - MEN Arena (Supporting Elton John) Manchester

Bonus: Jamie @ Lolla from far away (via)....

Jamie Lidell @ Summerstage

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Comments (8)

he's so freakin cheesy. maybe it's just his videos and songs he chooses for singles but WOW.

Posted by Anonymous | August 3, 2008 9:32 AM

dude is absolutely awesome live. outdoors, indoors, whatever, he totally owns. not really into him recorded but i'd go see him any time he comes around on tour.

Posted by jason | August 3, 2008 9:49 AM

"the chromeo style mic that effed up his voice so it sounded electronic"

Uh, it's an effect, not a kind of mic. And while I've never heard Chromeo, I'm sure they're far from the first to have used this effect.

Posted by Anonymous | August 3, 2008 9:51 AM

such a beautiful man... not many could pull off that outfit.. i suppose he isnt quiiiite pulling it off either. still...

Posted by Anonymous | August 3, 2008 11:12 AM

what time does he go on today?

Posted by Anonymous | August 3, 2008 12:15 PM

I thought the first picture was David Hasselhoff
that outfit is hideous
No pictures of janelle monae? weak

Posted by snag | August 4, 2008 4:18 AM

wow, he looks like morrissey. viva moz

Posted by Anonymous | August 4, 2008 10:40 AM

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