Get SF Weekly Newsletters

Friday, June 29, 2012

The Top 10 Most Ridiculous Crowd Shots from Avicii's Show at Bill Graham Civic

Posted By on Fri, Jun 29, 2012 at 10:36 AM

EDM shows, like Avicii's sold-out party last night at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium last night, invert the normal concert-visual rule: Often the most interesting thing to look at is the audience. Certainly that was true last night, when a motley crew of 8,000 -- including both candygirl ravers and respectable-looking adults -- submitted to the pulse and throb of Avicii's relentless neon house. Naturally, there was some really silly stuff going on among the sweaty throngs. Here then are the 10 funniest crowd shots grabbed by photographer Christopher Victorio.

See also:

* Live Review, 6/28/12: Avicii at Bill Graham Civic: This Is Why America Likes EDM

10. Meanwhile, at the Eighth Grade Dance...

click to enlarge CHRISTOPHER VICTORIO
  • Christopher Victorio
Or, more proof that EDM is quite literally what "the kids" are into.

9. Party? I'm tiiiired.

click to enlarge CHRISTOPHER VICTORIO
  • Christopher Victorio
Seminude women? Throbbing bass? They couldn't keep the guy in back awake.

8. Quick! Open your mouth and show us your tongue!

click to enlarge CHRISTOPHER VICTORIO
  • Christopher Victorio
Okay, now stop.

  • Pin It

Tags: ,

About The Author

SF Weekly

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Popular Stories

  1. Most Popular Stories
  2. Stories You Missed

Like us on Facebook

Slideshows

  • Phish at the Bill Graham Auditorium
    Phish is in the midst of a block of sold out shows at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium (October 27-29). The Monday night concert featured a rare first set opener of “Walfredo” with the band members switching instruments for the song. The evening’s highlights included John Fishman and his iconic vacuum cleaner solo and favorites such as Chalk Dust Torture, Slave to the Traffic Light, Axilla, Rift, 2001 Space Odyssey, and Maze. The show also featured Phish’s debut of a, seemingly impromptu, version of “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” to with roaring approval of the, singing along, crowd. With Game 6 being tonight, partying Phish fans will join Giants fans in Civic Center Plaza where there will be a World Series viewing party on a large screen set up by the City. Photography by Jamie Soja.
  • The 4th Annual Masquerotica 2014 - NSFW
    The theme this year was Carnaval Mystique for the 4th Annual Masquerotica at The Factory. Attendees were entertained by strip dance, trapeze, and live music. Photographs by Calibree Photography.