Lady Midnight shines at Best New Bands at First Avenue

Lady Midnight

If you’d seen the soulful Lady Midnight before, you knew what commanding presence the former Malamanya singer brings to the stage — but you might not have been ready for the entrancing stage show she brought to Best New Bands. With white balloons floating on strings as a backdrop, Lady Midnight began her set with her back to the crowd, and all eyes were on her midwinter-night’s-dream headpiece, an earthy halo. With DJ Keezy holding it down on the beats, Lady Midnight was the first (though not the last) artist in the lineup to give the Mainroom woofers a workout.