My Brightest Diamond played Bowery Ballroom w/ Doe Paoro, DM Stith, Batala & Hungry March Band (pics)
photos by Amanda Hatfield
My Brightest Diamond / Batala @ Bowery Ballroom - 9/25/14
My Brightest Diamond released her fifth album, This Is My Hand, last week (9/16) via Asthmatic Kitty and brought her tour in support of it to NYC for a Bowery Ballroom show last night (9/25). For these shows, Shara Worden's joined by longtime bassist Nathan Lithgow and drummer Tim Mulvenna, and she also brought out past collaborator DM Stith for vocals on a bunch of songs, and started the show with The Hungry March Band on horns, and Batala, an "all women Afrobrazillian Samba Reggae Drum Band," playing in the crowd. (They also drummed in the crowd between sets.) The sort-of-Bon-Iver-related Doe Paoro opened the show.
More pictures of the whole show below...
My Brightest Diamond