Lotus at Fillmore Auditorium, 2/8/14

Taking jazzy grooves and elevating them to frenzied funk levels through samples, synths and heavily textured percussion, Lotus played two sets of high energy dance to the younger skewed crowd Saturday night. Though no surprise MCs showed up to perform any songs off the act's latest hip hop release, Monks, a famous dance song did make its way into the night to the delight of everyone.

See also: Jesse Miller of Lotus talks about branching out into hip-hop on Monks, the act's latest album

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