Photos: Strokes, Devendra Banhart @ MSG

Strokes fans finally got what they'd been jonesing for: The band played a sold-out Madison Square Garden show on April 1.

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In one of the buzziest events of 2011, the Strokes rocked a hometown show at MSG to kick off a huge tour in support of their new album Angles. (Pictured: Julian Casablancas.) Photo for NBC by Erica Camille.
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The show comes on the heels of the March 22 release of Angles, the band's first album in five years. It sold more than 88,000 copies in its first week of release. (Pictured: Julian Casablancas and Albert Hammond, Jr.) Photo for NBC by Erica Camille.
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A deliriously amped crowd packed the 20,000 capacity venue for the show. Photo for NBC by Erica Camille.
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Sandwiched between an opening set from Devendra Banhart and the Strokes' entrance was one of the highlights of the night: a surprise set by an unannounced Elvis Costello. (Pictured: Nick Valensi.) Photo for NBC by Erica Camille.
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It was a busy night for Costello, who’d joined The Secret Sisters earlier at their Irving Plaza gig and later played his own show at Gramercy Theatre. (Pictured: the Strokes' Nikolai Fraiture on bass.) Photo for NBC by Erica Camille.
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At the end of the Strokes' set, Julian Casablancas asked the crowd, "Wouldn't it be great if Elvis Costello sang with us? April Fools! Just kidding – he's not doing it." But he did. Costello hopped on stage with the Strokes to perform “Taken For A Fool” from Angles. (Pictured: Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond, Jr.) Photo for NBC by Erica Camille.
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Tweeted Julian Casablancas after the show: "Amazing time at the Garden. Still buzzed. Elvis was an officer and a gentleman. Thank you. Thankyouverymuch." Photo for NBC by Erica Camille.
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The evening opened with a set from Devendra Banhart & the Grogs. Photo for NBC by Erica Camille.
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Grogs guitarist (and Joanna Newsom collaborator/producer) Noah Georgeson. Photo for NBC by Erica Camille.
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The Banhart footwear. Photo for NBC by Erica Camille.
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Fabio Moretti on drums. Photo for NBC by Erica Camille.
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Banhart’s appearance dovetailed nicely with the screening of the documentary The Family Jams, about his ’04 tour with Joanna Newsom and Vetiver, at Brooklyn’s reRun Theater starting April 8. Photo for NBC by Erica Camille.
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Banhart. Photo for NBC by Erica Camille.
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