On Wednesday November 12, the TLA on South Street played host to one artist that many people may have forgotten in recent years – Shaggy. We were unsure of whether Shaggy was still relevant or if people would come out on a Wednesday night to see him perform. Nevertheless, the idea of seeing Shaggy was so nostalgic that we decided to have some midweek fun.
When we arrived at the TLA we found ourselves surrounded by a very diversified crowd. There were families, college students, and a collection of older adults. Clearly, Shaggy’s music transcends all demographics.
Shaggy took to the stage around 9pm and the crowd was overwhelmed with a sense of awe. If anything can be said about Shaggy, it’s that he knows how to entertain a crowd. Between playful banter and him dancing around stage, he keeps you captivated throughout the entire performance. Highlights of the night included live renditions of ‘Angel’, ‘It Wasn’t Me’, and ‘Boombastic’.
What can we say? We got to hear our favorite Shaggy songs live – something we never though we’d have the opportunity to do. If Shaggy makes a pit stop in your town we highly recommend checking it out!
[Photo credit: Dan Drufovka]
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