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Where were you? Obama’s win in concert, and other, videos

Michael Stipe in Santiago, Chile – Nov 4, 2008 (Loretín)
Michael Stipe

Girl Talk announces a new president in Milwaukee – Nov 4, 2008 (leslie!!)
Girl Talk

Where were you when Obama was announced the winner last night? After spending some time in Rockefeller Center with thousands of people and NBC, I was actually at (le) poisson rouge in the West Village when CNN made their announcement (on two large screens). Everyone went nuts and started dancing while music like “We are the Champions” was blasting through the soundsystem (I guess McCain supporters knew to stay away from events like these?). Kyle was at The Bell House with a similar experience. Oprah was in Chicago’s Grant Park (home of Lollapalooza). Ryan was wondering if Clues were ever going to go on. Others were at other concerts…

Girl Talk played Milwaukee. R.E.M. was in Santiago while Madonna performed in San Diego. Smashing Pumpkins were up in Toronto and Bad Brains had a hometown show in DC. Videos from those shows and more below…

Fort Greene, NYC

Obama Won – Madonna concert in San Diego

REM announces the winner in Santiago

East Village, NYC

Billy Corgan announces @ Smashing Pumpkins in Toronto

post-Bob Dylan show in Minnesota

After the Bad Brains show in DC

Times Square, NYC

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