At Moogfest 2014, Keith Emerson performed last night, giving a powerful performance with his band and sharing anecdotes about meeting Robert Moog and trying to get a Moog modular for free (and failing).
As a sign of his enduring popularity, Emerson and his band played to a standing room only audience, though his performance was scheduled at the same time as Krafwerk’s.
Emerson delivered what the audience came for, shaking the Diana Wortham Theater with the monster modular sounds of Lucky Man and Fanfare For The Common Man.
No instruments were harmed in the performance. But, if attendees expected just a little bit of synth wankery, Emerson left them satisfied:
Here is a collection of photos from the performance: