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September 12, 2016

Concert Review: Culture Club @ Electric Factory

Review and photos from Friday's show

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Culture Club Erika Reinsel/for PhillyVoice

Culture Club plays the Electric Factory on Friday, Sept. 9.

Friday night was a welcome nostalgia trip as Culture Club entertained a packed Electric Factory. The backing band walked on stage one-by-one to cheers but a giant roar filled the venue when Boy George finally appeared. From there they blasted right into a catalog of hits from the ’80s.

Boy George spent some time reflecting on the old times himself in between songs, recalling a time when he could look out on the crowd and not see a sea of cell phones. He asked if we could all hold up our Rubik’s cubes instead.

Though Boy George has previously faced vocal issues, he sounded just like old times.

NoneErika Reinsel/for PhillyVoice

Culture Club plays the Electric Factory on Friday, Sept. 9.


NoneErika Reinsel/for PhillyVoice

Culture Club plays the Electric Factory on Friday, Sept. 9.


NoneErika Reinsel/for PhillyVoice

Culture Club plays the Electric Factory on Friday, Sept. 9.


NoneErika Reinsel/for PhillyVoice

Culture Club plays the Electric Factory on Friday, Sept. 9.


NoneErika Reinsel/for PhillyVoice

Culture Club plays the Electric Factory on Friday, Sept. 9.


NoneErika Reinsel/for PhillyVoice

Culture Club plays the Electric Factory on Friday, Sept. 9.


NoneErika Reinsel/for PhillyVoice

Culture Club plays the Electric Factory on Friday, Sept. 9.


NoneErika Reinsel/for PhillyVoice

Culture Club plays the Electric Factory on Friday, Sept. 9.


NoneErika Reinsel/for PhillyVoice

Culture Club plays the Electric Factory on Friday, Sept. 9.


NoneErika Reinsel/for PhillyVoice

Culture Club plays the Electric Factory on Friday, Sept. 9.


NoneErika Reinsel/for PhillyVoice

Culture Club plays the Electric Factory on Friday, Sept. 9.


NoneErika Reinsel/for PhillyVoice

Culture Club plays the Electric Factory on Friday, Sept. 9.


NoneErika Reinsel/for PhillyVoice

Culture Club plays the Electric Factory on Friday, Sept. 9.


NoneErika Reinsel/for PhillyVoice

Culture Club plays the Electric Factory on Friday, Sept. 9.


NoneErika Reinsel/for PhillyVoice

Culture Club plays the Electric Factory on Friday, Sept. 9.


NoneErika Reinsel/for PhillyVoice

Culture Club plays the Electric Factory on Friday, Sept. 9.


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