To help you get pumped for billowing waves of sweaty nostalgia on Saturday night (assuming you’re among the half of the student body which should ostensibly have scored a ticket by now), here’s how recent Girl Talk shows went down at other schools:
- Brown students were drenched in Greg Gillis’ sweat as he swam over the swelling crowd while opening for M.I.A. at Brown’s Spring Weekend this year.
- Yale devolved into a writhing mass of disinhibition in response to Gillis’ “laptop antics and mind-blowing abs”, with double the venue’s maximum capacity crammed into the Dining Hall.
- Harvard’s Police Department had to cut the outdoor pre-game pep rally show last month short after multiple failed attempts at crowd control, because hundreds of overeager concertgoers were swarming the stage and compromised its structural integrity.
This is more likely how it’ll be at the Bacon Field House, from a September show at Bates: