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Watch Bear Hands Perform “2AM” at Voodoo 2016

The New York-based indie outfit played the SPIN stage at the Toyota Music Den

When the boys from Bear Hands took the SPIN stage at this year’s Toyota Music Den at Voodoo Fest, there was a murmur of surprise that went through the crowd. How was this band, so defined by their eclectic mix of indie guitar rock and synth-driven rock, going to do with a semi-acoustic set? Very, very well it appears. Any questions were immediately answered when the New York-based group let their layered song structures take over the tent and curl up to the ears of the capacity crowd. There was an astounding warmth to their 30-minute set, and nowhere was that more apparent than in the anti-FOMO anthem “2 AM” off the band’s 2016 album You’ll Pay for This. Check out the performance below.