Little Dragon at Fitzgerald's, 6/8/2014

Little Dragon Fitzgerald's June 8, 2014

Fans packed Fitzgerald's Sunday night as the sweltering venue hosted Little Dragon, supporting their fourth studio album, Nabuma Rubberband. The Swedish electro-pop group has been playing together for many years, which was easy to see in their cohesion and fluidity. Throughout the night, the tempo fluctuated from danceable grooves to slow and dreamy melodies, while singer Yukimi Nagano's soulful voice kept everyone entranced.

At 10 p.m. sharp, drummer Erick Bodin and red-bearded keyboardist Håkan Wirenstrand emerged from the shadows to applause and began playing an instrumental, joined shortly thereafter by Arild Werling. Dressed in a blue slate miniskirt and matching top, Nagano walked out to complete the foursome, picked up a tambourine shaped like a tennis racquet and wasted no time plunging into Little Dragon's 90-minute set.

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Jackson is a freelance photographer and writer covering a variety of music and sporting events in the Houston area. He has contributed to the Houston Press since 2013.
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