The Killers give El Paso back-to-back memorable concerts in one night

EL PASO, Texas - They killed it.

There's no other way to put The Killers' one-two punch of two sold-out concerts in El Paso on Monday night.

The band's first gig of the night was at the Abraham Chavez Theatre, marking the third time the band has performed in El Paso and the first time in six years.

"Day and Age" was the only tour that did not make a stop here.

Fans and the band were all smiles as the band rocked the house with a setlist that filled with songs from all four studio albums.

The show opened with a lights up performance of "Mr. Brightside" in which the band come out with house lights on so they can get a feel of the audience.

They obviously liked what they saw as they all stepped it up and gave the audience a show they would never forget.

Due to the limited space on stage the pyro that is usually used had to be excluded, however Steven Douglas, the tour's lighting guru, worked his magic and created a visually appealing show.

Brandon Flowers, the bands frontman, is notorious for covering a song that has
significance to the town he is in whether it be about the town or by an artist from that town. In Albuquerque the night before he performed Neil Young's song about the Duke City.

The band of course did a minute-long cover of Marty Robbin 1959 hit "El Paso."

As if all of that was not enough, the band placed three "Golden Bolts" in the cannons that blow out "Konfetti," mylar k's and lightening bolts into the audience during "All These Things That I've Done."

Finding the Golden Bolt granted them access to an impromptu midnight show at The Lowbrow Palace. Before the band hit the Chavez Theatre stage fans were hit with a Twitter update that stated the band would be doing a $10 show at The Lowbrow Palace.

Word spread like wild fire and the band was greeted on Robinson street to a crowd of almost 1,500 trying to get a glimpse of the Las Vegas native band in the 300-person capacity venue.

There they performed a 13-song setlist which featured "Tranquilize" off their 2007 compilation album "Sawdust."

They also played the rarely played "Under The Gun" from their original demo album, along with other tracks the band dusted off for this special event. Brandon wore a "Vince" shirt similar to the one Tom Cruise character wore in the 1986 film "The Color of Money."

Patrons also were treated to a cover Tommy James and the Shondells' "I think We're Alone Now," which was first performed a week ago in San Francisco.

Before anyone knew it, the band ended their set and were whisked away.

All that remains for fans are memories and mylar confetti they stuffed in their pockets or was stuck to their clothing and skin.

Let's hope the band doesn't take too long to return and that the overwhleming response from fans will lure the band back soon.

For photos from show, click here. For videos from show, click here.

Abraham Chavez Theatre Setlist

Mr. Brightside


The Way It Was

Smile Like You Mean It

Bling (Confession of a King)

Miss Atomic Bomb


Somebody Told Me

Here With Me

For Reasons Unknown

From Here On Out

A Dustland Fairytale

El Paso (Marty Robbins cover)

Read My Mind


All These Things That I've Done


Flesh and Bone

This Is Your Life

When You Were Young

The Lowbrow Palace Setlist
The Rising Tide
The Way It Was
Read My Mind
Change Your Mind
Jenny Was a Friend of Mine
Losing Touch
I Think We're Alone Now (Tommy James & the Shondells cover)
Under the Gun
When You Were Young
Mr. Brightside
All These Things That I've Done

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