GOGOL POWERS, ACTIVATE!
The only gypsy-rock band to inspire consistent audience nudityor the only one on this island, anywayGogol Bordello are almost a decade past their debut Voi-La Intruder and no less invigorating live; theyre simply best experienced this way. Sure, Eugene Hutzs garrulous huff and that snazzy Ukrainian accordion sounds fine by headphones, but the live show is rightfully the stuff of downtown legend: howling, dancing, stage-diving, clothes-ripping, slam-dancing, euphoric commotion, and ya never fully anticipate how boldly it strikes every single time.
Dec. 27-29, 7 p.m., 2009
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