SummerStage and Lights Celebrate Canada Day

Candian electropop musician Lights headlines a special Canada Day celebration at SummerStage

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Candian electropop musician Lights headlines a special Canada Day celebration at SummerStage. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Canadian folk rock band Spirit of the West opened the show with a 40 minute set. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Despite being from Canada, the group also have quite an Irish influence in their music. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Next up was Canadian indie rocker Joel Plaskett and his backing band The Emergency. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Tim Brennan plays bass in the band and provides backing vocals. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Dave Marsh plays drums and sings backing vocals for The Emergency. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Despite some technical problems early in the set, and a young crowd unfamiliar with the band, the group entertained throughout their set. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Lights hit the stage at 8:30 for a twelve song set that spanned just over an hour. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Lights is currently in the midst of an acoustic tour, however this show wasn't stripped down at all. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Lights tours with three other musicians including a drummer. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The set heavily favored her 2011 album "Siberia" while also working in a couple tracks from her debut album "The Listening." Photos by Michel Dussack
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Despite being relegated to a keyboard or a synthesizer throughout much of the set, Lights still finds a way to move around and interact with the crowd as much as possible. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Another touring musician either plays guitar or keyboards depending on the song being played. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Lights takes a seat at her piano for a moment during "Timing is Everything." Photos by Michel Dussack
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Towards the middle of the set, Lights performed a cover of Blondie's "Heart of Glass." Photos by Michel Dussack
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The last of Light's touring musicians plays a variety of synthesizers, keyboards and other electronic instruments. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Lights ended her set with one of her bigger singles "Toes," though it wasn't long before she was back for an encore. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Said encore was a brief, consisting of just "Banner," but energetic. And with that, SummerStage's Canada Day was through. Photos by Michel Dussack
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