Kimbra Brings Pop to Webster Hall

The singer-songwriter from New Zealand plays the first of two sold out shows at Webster Hall as a part of CMJ's Music Marathon.

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Kimbra plays the first of two sold out Webster Hall show as a part of CMJ's Music Marathon. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Connecticut band, The Stepkids, have been opening on this tour. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The Stepkids are a "psychedelic soul" band, and their live performances have become a spectacle of their own. Photos by Michel Dussack
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While the band plays, they are covered in an array of colors and patterns that come from a projector. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Guitarist and singer Jeff Gitelman bathed in a kaleidoscope pattern of light. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Bassist Dan Edinberg shared vocal duties on several tracks as well. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Drummer Tim Walsh. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The band played a thirty minute set that included a brand new song. Photos by Michel Dussack
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New Zealand indie pop singer Kimbra came out to loud cheers from the absolutely packed venue. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The singer quickly rose to fame after being featured on Gotye's hit "Somebody That I Used To Know". Photos by Michel Dussack
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Kimbra has toured with the same band for the past couple years, including drummer Stevie McQuinn. Photos by Michel Dussack
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This is Kimbra's first headlining tour of North America. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Guitarist Timon Martin shrouded in a dim blue light. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Early on in her set, Kimbra covered the Nina Simone song "Plain Gold Ring". Photos by Michel Dussack
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Fagan Wilcox is pictured playing bass. He also dabbled on the synthesizer throughout the night. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Earlier in the year, Kimbra supported Foster the People on their tour and performed "Warrior" live with them. This time around, she performed the song on her own with help from her talented band. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Kimbra sings while playing the tambourine. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Ben Davey played keyboards and also contributed backing vocals during the performance. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Unlike most pop singers, Kimbra wasn't lit up with bright lights for most of the set. Instead, her set relied heavily on atmospheric lighting. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Stevie McQuinn crashes a cymbal during the performance. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The concert was a fantastic showing for Kimbra and we can only imagine what she has up her sleeves for the second night. Photos by Michel Dussack
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