On Friday, February 15, Baauer and Just Blaze came to Webster Hall. Nick Murray writes:
Arriving shortly after midnight, I had never seen Webster Hall so crowded. NYU students and alumni–far too many of them shirtless–pushed out past the bar at the back of the main room. I tried upstairs and that was even worse, so I went back down and found some room in the usually closed side bar off to stage right. Meanwhile, Just Blaze was playing what I faithfully recorded in my phone’s notepad as “what happened to that boy remix into a crew love remix into a swimmin pools remix maybe just blend,” and it dawned on me why fistpumping has become so popular: because these clubs are so oversold you can barely do anything else … But yes, I’ll stop cracking my knuckles and just confirm for you that Friday’s setlist did include “Harlem Shake.” It wasn’t anti-climactic, exactly, but everybody had been dancing so much in the first place that the crowd couldn’t replicate the off/on jump cut of the viral videos. Oh well, those are overrated anyways.
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