In their short career, Friendly Fires have done for disco what Vampire Weekend did for Afrobeat: graft it to appealing guitar pop and inspire suburban youths around the world to flail their limbs in clean-cut rapture. This isnt dance punk or some other hipster permutation, though. Its pure and reverent, more Bee Gees than DFA.
Sun., Aug. 23, 8 p.m., 2009
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