Monday, July 8, 2013
5 fierce moments at the Beyonce concert in Dallas
Her all-girl band was on fire.
DALLAS Beyonce Knowles' Dallas show was a spectacle. Ask the fans, and she gave an explosive, screech-worthy performance. Ask Dallas Morning News critic Mario Tarradell, and it was all a little self-indulgent. Ask me? Fierce.
Here are Sasha Fierce's five most fierce moments of the show:
Smooth moves: Mrs. Carter flew a Mozambican dance group in to teach her dance some of the dance routine for her “Run the World (Girls)" music video, which she used, move by move, during her live performance of the song Saturday night. Some dedicated fans knew the routines and weren’t afraid to show it, even getting Beyonce to take notice.
She whips her hair back and forth: Distracting, yes, but her hair is part of the whole performance. What would Beyonce be without her flowing locks, flying about as she writhes on top of a glittering piano in a sparkling blue catsuit? Beyonce is her hair. And the bigger -- the fiercer? -- the better.
A cold wind blows: The wind was Beyonce's coolest tool. She glistened as she worked the stage at the slightly hot American Airlines Center, so she used mechanical fans -- lots of them -- to keep her cool. Girl knows how to work it in the wind.
She’s so fly: She danced, she sang, she practically flew around the arena -- and with purpose, not with silly little flips and twirls. The fans ate up her attitude.
The girls were on fire: Queen Bey has an all-girl backing band, and girls, they are good. Music is oftentimes a man’s business, but Beyonce has broken into the industry handily. In the case of Saturday night’s show, her backing band was on fire, literally. Her guitarist had sparks coming out of both ends of her guitar.
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