Tricky Seduces the Beautiful People of the Mezzanine

Tricky played San Francisco's Mezzanine on Thursday, March 26, 2009 to an audience of beautiful people getting soothed into the mood by Tricky's seductive beats.

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Tricky played the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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Tricky gets hit with a flash from someone in the audience.
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Tricky pumps his fist into the air at the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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At times, Tricky would stand with his back to the audience while singer Francesca Belmont would sing entire songs. Here Tricky lights a cigarette and takes an on-stage smoke break.
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After the show, Tricky greeted and hugged anyone and everyone who wanted to stand in the receiving line and wait their turn. Here Tricky embraces Z McGarigle while Z tries to get his phone into camera mode.
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Singer Francesca Belmont held the stage down on her own many times, as Tricky would hang out away from the mic for entire tunes, or, like this song, he would jump down into the audience and hang with the people for the track.
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Tricky played the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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Tricky's lighting scheme was dark, with lots of somber deep red and blue spotlights scanning the room, and rarely hitting tricky directly.
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Tricky and Francesca Belmont sing together at the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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The lights shine on the audience.
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Couples in the crowd were getting into the mood, grooving to Tricky's beats like Johnthehairdresser ("That's my legal name!") and Crystal Wright seen here dancing.
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Tricky played the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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Tricky played the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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Tricky seen here posing with a fan for a photo in the after-show receiving line where you could get a few minutes of face time with the man himself.
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How many couples can you see getting it on?
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Tricky played the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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Tricky played the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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Tricky played the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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Francesca Belmont and Tricky on stage.
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Tricky played the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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Tricky takes another smoke break.
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Tricky played the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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Tricky points to the sky...
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The audience was really feelin' it!
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Tricky played the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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Tricky played the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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Chiseled Tricky performed with his shirt off for most of the night.
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Tricky shadow boxing at the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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Tricky played the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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Tricky played the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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Tricky played the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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Tricky often used both mics for his songs, singing into one or the other and sometimes both.
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Light spills onto the audience.
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Tricky played the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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This time, Tricky brought a mic with him to the back of the stage and sang from there, with his back to the audience.
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Tricky played the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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Tricky played the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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Tricky played the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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Tricky played the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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Tricky again leaves his mic behind letting singer Francesca Belmont take the reigns.
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Singer Francesca Belmont sings a song while Tricky is hanging in the audience with the people.
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Tricky played the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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Tricky played the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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If it weren't for the videographer with a light on his camera standing right in front of Tricky, many moments like this would have been completely dark.
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Tricky played the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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Tricky played the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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Tricky played the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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Tricky played the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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Tricky played the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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Tricky played the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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Tricky played the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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Tricky played the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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Tricky played the Mezzanine in San Francisco on March 26, 2009.
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