Friday, 5 August 2011

Voltaire - Théâtre DB Clarke - August 5th 2011

Band : Voltaire
Venue : Théâtre DB Clarke (Fantasia)
Town (country) : Montreal, QC (Canada)
Date : August 5th 2011
Grade : 3/5

Setlist :
Death Death
Zombie Prostitute
Hate Lives In A small Town
All Women Are Crazy
Riding A Black Unicorn
The Mechanical Girl, The Dirtiest Song That Ain't
Vampire Club
When You're Evil

Comments : Once again, there is a weird organisation in Fantasia festival: people who bought their tickets in advance had to wait in line outside while people without tickets could go straight in. Go figure. Anyways I still managed to make my way up front for my goth evening of the year (I was probably the only one wearing shorts here). The evening started with a 45-minute introduction by Voltaire, followed by a projection of his animated shorts for maybe 15 minutes total (including the world premiere of Odokuro, narrated by Gary Numan). It ended with a 75-minute live performance. The animated shorts (most of them being ads for MTV and Sci-Fi Channel) did not really impress me, although I quite enjoyed the musical performance.

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