Review & Videos: Foster the People brings pumped-up beats, Mayer Hawthorne and Kimbra to the Greek Theater, 6/29/12

About two-thirds of the way through Foster the People’s sold out show at the Greek Theater in Berkeley Friday evening, frontman-keyboardist Mark Foster noted his band is just a handful of shows away from No. 300. That’s 300 concerts since the band went from throwing “Pumped Up Kicks” at anyone who would have it, for free, online – 15 months ago – to a stage show that now includes multiple projection screens, giant blow-up album art characters, a marching band and a flame-headed emcee who oversaw the festivities through the mouth of a tribal-tattooed face projection. Anyone who’s seen Foster [...]

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