Karmin and Gavin DeGraw Play WPLJ’s Holiday Party

Karmin and Gavin DeGraw play sets at WPLJ's Holiday Party at Best Buy Theater in Times Square

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Karmin and Gavin DeGraw play sets at WPLJ's Holiday Party at Best Buy Theater in Times Square. Photos by Michel Dussack
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First on the bill were Karmin, an American pop duo. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Making up one half of the group is Nick Noonan, who provides keyboards, synths, beats and occasionally vocals. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Vocalist Amy Heidemann is the other half of the group, and an extremely engaging performer. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Amy reaches out to touch a fan's hand in the crowd. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The group initially became famous for doing covers on YouTube, however they now have a collection of original songs under their belts. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The group stuck to their original material for most of their set, but also included a cover of "Sleigh Ride" to set the holiday mood. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The band's set was about 45 minutes in length, the perfect amount of time to warm the crowd up. Photos by Michel Dussack
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For one song, Nick joined Amy on lead vocals and was free to move away from his keyboards. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Also included in the band's set was their latest single "Hello". Photos by Michel Dussack
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Karmin and Gavin DeGraw play sets at WPLJ's Holiday Party at Best Buy Theater in Times Square. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Gavin DeGraw looks out into the crowd between songs. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Gavin DeGraw's touring guitarist Billy Norris. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Gavin played a 75 minute set that encompassed all his hits as well as other material. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Gavin DeGraw's touring drummer Ian O'Neill. Photos by Michel Dussack
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While Gavin is known for his guitar work, he didn't play one during the first three songs which photographers were allowed to shoot. Photos by Michel Dussack
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He did however, play a couple of songs at a piano instead. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Gavin DeGraw's touring bassist James Cruz. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Gavin lights were colorful, however a bright white spotlight on the singer washed out a lot of the colors. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The show was a great way to get people in spirit for the holidays, especially with two artists as engaging as Karmin and Gavin DeGraw. Photos by Michel Dussack
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