Phoenix at the Fillmore Miami Beach, October 27

Photo by Ian Witlen
Phoenix frontman Thomas Mars.
As we wrap up 2010, Crossfade looks back at the best live performances of the year. View the full list of Miami's Best Concerts of 2010.

October 27, 2010
Fillmore Miami Beach

Thanks to last January's merger between music industry monoliths Ticketmaster and Live Nation (not to mention a couple of other iceberg-sized shifts in the touring climate), October 2010 might've been the best 31 days of live music in Miami's history.

You had Slayer, Massive Attack, MGMT ... And ending that month-long blitz of amazing shows was French foursome Phoenix at the Fillmore.

Photo by Ian Witlen

What we said:
And since this was Phoenix's last North American show, the band wanted to end on a high note. Mars sang part of their last song, "1901," from the back of the floor and crowd surfed back to the stage. Before reaching it, he tossed his microphone into the audience, and then invited everyone on stage. We were nearly trampled in the moment, but it was worth the high price of admission.

Photo by Ian Witlen

Read Crossfade's full review of Phoenix at the Fillmore Miami Beach and see the 30-photo slideshow.

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Location Info


The Fillmore Miami Beach

1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, FL

Category: Music

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