NXNE 2011: Dum Dum Girls @ Lee's Palace by Stephanie Cloutier

FRIDAY - The immensely popular Dum Dum Girls played to a very packed audience at Lee's Palace last night. Hopefully, some of you readers weren't stuck in the insane line-up that stretched a few blocks outside. But a visit from the Los Angeles-based group will always garner attention, especially when they're sharing the bill with new music favourites, Cults. It made it one of the must-see shows at the NXNE festival.

It's easy to admire how cool as cucumber these ladies are on stage. We, the audience, couldn't contain ourselves: We danced, we screamed, we jumped to songs like "It Only Takes One Night" and "Bhang Bhang, I'm A Burnout".

Just like their throttling, high-energy sound, their set ended far too quickly. Chances are we won't be without our girls for very long - they announced a new album to be released this September so expect a tour out of it.

Photos by Stephanie "Slash" Cloutier

More of our coverage of NXNE 2011 here.

Stephanie Cloutier is a photographer, writer, and a wannabe lady of leisure. Her work has appeared in NOW Magazine, blogTO and SoundProof Magazine. You can find her posts here, find more of her work on her website here, follow her on Twitter (@stephcloutier) and e-mail her at steph@littleredumbrella.com


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