Nick Zinner Joins Jack White On Stage With The Raconteurs in NYC

June 2, 2008 2:15 PM ET

On Saturday night, New York's Terminal Five was filled to capacity for the second of the Raconteurs three shows at the former nightclub. After an explosive set, the band returned to the stage with the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Nick Zinner (who watched Friday's set from the crowd) for "Broken Boy Soldier." Zinner's cameo prompted the already frenzied crowd, which was doing its best to ignore the venue's lack of air conditioning, to keep on sweating, and they had no problem with a little more six-string heat.

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