The faithful flock to Sage Francis

Sage Francis / First Avenue / July 5, 2007 Text by Steve McPherson | Photos by Daniel Corrigan

As he takes the stage clad in black and sporting circular sunglasses, Sage Francis looks not unlike Dr. Robotnik from Sonic the Hedgehog. His "live band" consists of a guitarist (bearded, gangly, and entirely unlikely), opener Alias running some beatmaking machines in the back, and a woman named Dilly Dilly playing keys, bass, and—incredibly—a saw.

Read the rest of Steve McPherson's review, and check out Daniel Corrigan's photos, in our gallery section!

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