PICTURE THIS: Pandora Holiday 2016 @ Pier 36, NYC 12/6/16
Every year since 2012, Pandora Holiday presents a spectacular lineup that spans different hits on the radio. While last year’s lineup featured all American musicians, this year Pandora brings together artists from across the globe—more specifically from the UK. Despite the winter rain, it didn’t seem to deter anyone from coming out for a free show to see Bishop Briggs, Bastille, and The 1975.
Bishop Briggs opened up the night to an incredibly upbeat vibe. Dancing around the stage to every beat, her stage presence lit up the night with her hit song, “Wild Horses” and “River.”
Bastille followed up by stepping it up a level. Coming from their intimate show at the Bowery Ballroom the night before, they performed a great mix from their newest album as well as their old hits, closing off with non other than “Pompeii.” Even Dan, lead singer, ran into the crowd to sing “Flaws” for their second song.
Closing off the night, The 1975 brought their upbeat groove by performing songs from their sophomore album. Hardcore fans were inevitably singing along, reaching out for Matt Healy as he walked back and forth throughout the stage.