Antony And The Johnsons In Concert

Hear And See The Band, Recorded Live In Washington, D.C., On Feb. 3

Antony and the Johnsons, performing live at the Sixth and I Synagogue in Washington, D.C.

Antony and the Johnsons, performing live at the Sixth and I Synagogue in Washington, D.C. Joel Didriksen/kingpinphoto.com hide caption

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Set List

"Where Is My Power"

"Her Eyes Are Underneath the Ground"

"Epilepsy Is Dancing"

"One Dove"

"For Today I Am a Boy"

"Kiss My Name"

"Everglade"

"Another World"

"Shake That Devil"

"Crazy in Love"

"Fistful of Love"

"You Are My Sister"

"Twilight"

"Aeon"

 

Encore

"Cripple and the Starfish"

"Hope There's Someone"

It turned out to be the perfect venue for my very first Antony and the Johnsons concert: The Sixth and I Synagogue in Washington, D.C., is a breathtaking space with a gorgeous domed structure and attention to detail — detail that includes terra cotta carvings and a stained-glass Star of David. It all made for a glorious atmosphere to hear a great band of musicians led by the angelic quiver of Antony Hegarty.

Hegarty's unique tenor has graced the songs of Lou Reed, Bjork, Bryan Ferry, Rufus Wainwright and Hercules and Love Affair. On this night, however, he focused on music from his new CD, The Crying Light, as well as his 2005 breakthrough (I Am a Bird Now) and a few surprises.

In addition to presenting the entire Feb. 3 concert here — and on the All Songs Considered Live Concerts podcast — we've also just begun a partnership with Pitchfork.tv. So now you can see Hegarty and his talented band of musicians by clicking here.

Here are the musicians, and if you look to your left, you'll also find a photo gallery and set list. Enjoy, and let us know what you thought of the show by putting your comments below.

Antony: piano, vocals

Rob Moose: violin, acoustic guitar, backing vocals

Maxim Mostin: violin

Julia Kent: cello

Jeffrey Langston: bass

Doug Wieselman: electric guitar, sax, clarinet

Parker Kindred: drums, backing vocals

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Released
2009

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