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The Strokes Play a Surprise Gig at New York's Bowery Ballroom

Casablancas stays 'Alone, Together' with audience member's panties

December 11, 2003
The Strokes, The Fillmore, Fabrizio Moretti, Albert Hammond Jr, Nick Valensi, Julian Casablancas and Nikolai Fraiture
Julian Casablancas of The Strokes performs at Madison Square Garden on October 30th, 2003 in New York City.
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It's probably not the first time Strokes singer Julian Casablancas has had a pair of panties on his head. On November 4th, the band played a surprise gig at New York's Bowery Ballroom. When a pair of undies flew onstage during "Alone, Together," Casablancas donned them as a hat and kept on singing. Jaunty!

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