This weirdly addictive video of Future Islands‘ recent appearance on David Letterman has now been viewed over 220,000 times:
A few days after that performance, lead singer Samuel Herring and the rest of the band reprised that crazy energy at Club One on the 1st night of the 2014 Savannah Stopover. Herring kept asking for more and more of the lights to be turned off, so the dance floor ended up pretty dark and crazy. I was late to the show because I was listening to J Roddy Walston and The Business at Congress Street Social Club and I left a little early to catch some of Kylesa at The Jinx, but I was thrilled to see that Future Islands’ live act is as compelling as I dreamed.
For photo nerds: I used my 50/1.4 for these shots and most of the rest that I took during Stopover. Being able to go that low is indispensable for shooting in lighting like this. If you know what your speed settings need to be, it’s pretty easy to get a few good shots. A few here with more after the jump: