Imagine Dragons - U.S. Airways Center - 2/17/14 (VIDEO)
U.S. Airways Center
Alternative rock hitmakers Imagine Dragons came to US Airways Center in Phoenix last night and were greeted by a lively Arizona crowd. The concert opened with "Fallen" as a faux moon rose above the stage.
Lead singer Dan Reynolds told the near-sellout US Airways Center crowd to forget their school or work responsibilities before launching into "Hear Me" and "It's Time."
During "It's Time," Reynolds let the crowd take hold of the reins and sing the words for him as he soaked it all in and kept the audience fully engaged in the show.
Reynolds did a great job keeping everyone involved in the performance and he had a lot of help from his bandmates.
Guitarist Wayne Sermon, bassist Ben McKee, and drummer Daniel Platzman were right there with Reynolds with guitar solos, drum solos, and drum duos, all of which left the audience in awe and cheering wildly. Needless to say, these guys have a knack for incorporating percussive elements into their show. Everyone in the group can drum and they took advantage of this every chance they had.
Jim Louvau Imagine Dragons' lead singer Dan Reynolds opens the show with "Fallen."
After showing off their vocal talent with some solid harmonies and gracing the crowd with a drum duo, Reynolds took the time to thank the fans for being so supportive of their music saying, "We never -- in our entire lives -- thought we'd be playing in arenas like this. This is incredible."
Reynolds then turned the spotlight over to Sermon, who stepped up for a guitar solo, during which a flowerlike image was displayed on the large circular screen and moved in time to his chord strokes before slowly fading into train tracks as the band began to play "Amsterdam."