‘She gives me hope’: Read Amanda Palmer’s reflection on Lorde’s performance at Boston Calling

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We’re still reeling a bit from Lorde’s captivating performance last night at Boston Calling, made all the more jubilant after a three-hour rain delay that had everyone wondering if it would even happen. As lightning crashed down on City Hall Plaza early Saturday evening and performances by Girl Talk and Volcano Choir appeared unlikely, the real question was whether headlining sets by Lorde and Childish Gambino would be re-scheduled to Sunday (we’re told that wasn’t a possibility), or cancelled outright.