Gorillaz and N.E.R.D. Animatedly Rock Comerica Theatre

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People couldn't help but leave the Comerica Theatre last night with giant smiles on their faces. That's because it's pretty difficult not to have fun at a concert where the "band" is animated, and their antics are displayed on-stage above a live performing orchestra. Thank the Gorillaz for that. The alternative group, which blends hip-hop with pop and rock, brought out strings and a Syrian ensemble to complement singer Damon Albarn and his extensive guest list, including Bobby Womack and De La Soul. An energetic N.E.R.D. got the crowd warmed up for Gorillaz' nearly 2-hour set, and it was an eclectic, memorable night. Here is what some fans had to say about the show. (And read our review here.)

@BruceStJames- Damon Albarn is freakin brilliant. Rumor has Lou Reed on stage in LA 2morrow!

- So I wasn't a huge fan of N.E.R.D. before tonight but I have to admit they are great live.

@Mrs_Otacon- Best concert EVER!!! #GORILLAZ

@que_sarahsarah- ohmygod. gorillaz. !!! best concert ever.

@tonythebull- Just saw Gorillaz Phoenix show... great concert...


@erictorres- Thank you @gorillazband for a great Phoenix show/party last night! So rad sonically & visually. (Yea, us Gorillaz fans are a bit different.)

@BromeoH- Best. Live. Show. Ever. Nothing will ever compare to the Gorillaz live. Goodnight world.

@Ashkiiloco- "Welcome to the world of the plastic beach" good show. #Gorillaz Good night

@JermShirley- Oh man, what a show! Epic setlist. Little Dragon. De La Soul. Bobby Womack. Even got to witness the premier of a new song...GORILLAZ

@TwiztedWhisperz- THEY CHANGED THE LYRICS TO CLINT EASTWOOD!!! WTF?!?! Good show, though. Very interesting. Gotta love Gorillaz.

@legooooooo- The Gorillaz put on an amazing show.

@dougiebranson- FUCKING DOPE! Bobby Womack and De La Sol played their part!

@ScottKirchhofer- Wow! Gorillaz were super amazing! Life is wonderful!

@tfetting- Gorillaz set was unreal, such an awesome night, time for some sleep!

@DjRingmasterTMC- wow, what a night :) N.E.R.D. was SICK! And Gorillaz changed my life. Time for sleep. Good night world

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