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Check out Steve Kolowich’s post for the lowdown on this show… here are some images.

As for my take, Cloud Cult is a band that I like better in theory than in practice. I love how they combine visual art and music (Craig Minowa was careful to introduce painter Scott West as “a full-time member of the band”), I love their arrangements and their instrumentation. But the execution leaves something to be desired for me. That said, their live show definitely comes across better than their recordings, and Saturday’s set was certainly entertaining.

More photos here and after the jump.

And here’s the finished painting that was auctioned off for hundreds of dollars after the show: