If everyone’s on stage, where is the audience?

Feeding The Beast — 4

What could possibly go wrong when an artist invites her fans on stage?

Nothing. Or maybe everything did go wrong when Santigold invited the audience to come dance on stage at Lightning in a Bottle, 2019.

Amidst other profound experiences that I’d like to keep to myself, this audience participation became a cathartic moment for me and a perfect analogy for our social predicament in the digital age.