Photos: Passion Pit and Matt & Kim rock Matt Knight Arena

Posted by Michael Arellano and Nate Barrett on Tuesday, Mar. 5 at 12:30 am.

Passion Pit rocked an estimated crowd of 3,000 at Matt Knight Arena on Monday evening, with opening acts Matt & Kim and Swedish group Icona Pop. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Terra Zicklin and her boyfriend Kyle Holmberg share a kiss shortly before Passion Pit takes to the stage. Junior computer sciences major Holmberg has seen Passion Pit perform once previously at Coachella. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Passion Pit lead singer Michael Angelakos thrusts his microphone into the crowd during the band’s second song. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Lead singer Michael Angelakos holds a long note near the end of Passion Pit’s third song as the electro-pop band lit up Matthew Knight Arena. (Nate Barrett/Emerald)

Michael Angelakos, lead singer of Passion Pit, kicks off their first song onstage. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Passion Pit takes to the stage to begin their set at Matt Knight Arena. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Kim Schifino of Matt & Kim stands up from her drum set to embrace the crowd. This image was created using an in-camera double-exposure. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Matt & Kim play their final song before relinquishing the stage to head liners Passion Pit. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Kim Schifino and Matt Johnson, better known as Matt & Kim, enjoy their final moments onstage before introducing Passion Pit to the enthusiastic crowd. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

The ground-level pit of students and fans were an impermeable cluster as they celebrated Passion Pit’s entrance on stage. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Passion Pit rocked an estimated crowd of 3,000 at Matt Knight Arena on Monday evening, with opening acts Matt & Kim and Swedish group Icona Pop. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Kim Schifino of Matt & Kim rocks out on her drum set at the beginning of the group’s performance. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Freshman Brittany Morrelli browses her Instagram feed shortly before Passion Pit takes to the stage. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Senior student Shelby Hawkinson hoists a sign celebrating her previous concerts with Matt & Kim, whom Hawkinson has seen perform in three previous venues. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

A student makes her way into the floor pit as Matt & Kim prepare to begin their opening set. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Senior Teshara Taylor steadies her camera for a photo of Matt & Kim as the concert kicks off. Passion Pit rocked an estimated crowd of 3,000 at Matt Knight Arena on Monday evening, with opening acts Matt & Kim and Swedish group Icona Pop. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Concert-goers wait in the glow of the stage lights before the opening set, Icona Pop, takes the stage. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Lead singer Michael Angelakos holds a long note during Passion Pit’s opening performance. (Nate Barrett/Emerald)



  • http://twitter.com/JessicaFrink Jessica Frink

    Hey, look, I can see me in the tenth photo. Nice. These are some pretty sweet images. Love the backlit one of Matt and Kim. Did anyone get a good photo of Kim walking on the crowd?