The Specials Play at Pier 26

English 2 Tone band The Specials played one of the first concerts at Pier 26, The Bowery Presents' newest venue.

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English 2 Tone band The Specials played one of the first concerts at Pier 26, The Bowery Presents' newest venue on the Hudson River. Photos by Michel Dussack
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San Diego-based rock duo Little Hurricane opened the show with the sun shining bright behind them. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Little Hurricane's guitarist and vocalist Anthony "Tone" Catalano. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Little Hurricane's drummer Celeste "CC" Spina. Photos by Michel Dussack
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A highlight of the band's 45-minute was a cover of Pink Floyd's "Money." Photos by Michel Dussack
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The Specials came on stage at around 8:30 p.m. for a 21-song set that spanned their entire discography. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The Specials' rhythm guitarist and backing vocalist Lynval Golding. Photos by Michel Dussack
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John Bradbury plays drums for The Specials. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Nik Torp, who plays keyboards, is one of the group's newer members. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The Specials' lead guitarist Roddy Radiation. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Horace Panter plays bass for The Specials. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The Specials' lead vocalist Terry Hall. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The Specials formed nearly 30 years ago and have honed their stage presence. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The set's several covers included "Do the Dog" by Rufus Thomas and "You're Wondering Now" by The Skatalites. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The crowd, mostly dressed in black and white, was enthusiastic about every song. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The show also marked the opening of Pier 26's concert schedule, and the 6,000-capacity venue seems off to a great start. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The group ended their main set with the one-two punch of "Too Much Too Young" and "Enjoy Yourself." Photos by Michel Dussack
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When the group returned for their two-song encore, they opened it with one of their biggest hits, "Ghost Town." Photos by Michel Dussack
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It's difficult to imagine that any fan of The Specials went away from the show disappointed. Photos by Michel Dussack
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