Dancing afront a transitioning rainbow background and twirling under the disco ball light, fans watched Vacationer return to their Brooklyn roots at Music Hall of Williamsburg.
The colorful, backlit stage accentuated the musicians’ darkened bodies, outlining their silhouettes as they played their electronic and tropical set. Playing alongside an illuminated globe decorating the stage, The group exhibited hits such as Strawberry Blonde and Magnetism from their recent summer release Mindset, their first album in four years.
The first notes of Being Here yielded amplified cheers from the audience, who maintained their visible and audible excitement throughout the entire night. Through songs like “Trip”, Vacationer communicated darker messages through deceptively cheerful melodies: “I need a fix, To put me to sleep, A permanent kick, The world’s kicking me, The buzz isn’t coming on,” revealing their versatility. Between songs, lead singer Kenny Vasoli took a moment to recount their past performances in Brooklyn, expressing his appreciation that people are still coming to the shows.
In the intimate New York venue, Vacationer enthusiastically delivered a set fruitful with old and new songs.
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