CARAS One of Canada's biggest bands won three Junos at this year's awards on…
- Posted on Nov 11th 2010 12:20PM by Ginny Yang
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The performance drew an A-list crowd that included Arcade Fire's Win Butler, as well as event co-chairs Ralph Fiennes, Harrison Ford and Jodie Foster. Honoree Bigelow, looking striking in a knee-length dress, introduced Metric on the first floor of the museum, and a curtain was pulled back to reveal the band decked in all black. Haines pulled double duty during the four-song set, playing both the piano and the tambourine for 'Help, I'm Alive,' which inspired an impromptu sing-along with the audience. For the final song, 'Gimme Sympathy,' the singer got up from the piano and joined Shaw to deliver a dreamy version of the tune.
Nick Zinner from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, who played a benefit at the MoMA in May, served as the DJ earlier in the evening. Meanwhile, visual artist Nate Lowman closed the night by spinning an old-school set that included songs by Notorious B.I.G., Jay-Z and Aaliyah.