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5 things I typed into my iPhone at Mumford & Sons

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Marcus Mumford of Mumford & Sons plays at the Boulevard Pool at the Cosmopolitan April 15.
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Mumford & Sons at the Cosmopolitan

1. The line to get wristbands for entrance is unbelievable. A chaotic mass would be far more efficient. I’ll go first.

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Mumford & Sons
The Boulevard Pool at the Cosmopolitan, April 15

2. The boys are doing work on “Roll Away Your Stone.” This is foot-stomping music. Pure hootenanny.

3. Frontman Marcus Mumford to people watching from their hotel room balconies: “You owe us money. Are you having a nice time up there? Get off your fuckin’ high horse and come party with us!”

4. I know they’re playing “Little Lion Man,” but stop clapping, people. Did you not hear this is a foot-stomping band?

5. The encore starts with Old Crow Medicine Show’s “Wagon Wheel” complete with accordion and mandolin. Mumford experiments with accordion tongue-playing, before moving into “The Cave.” Okay, folks. Now you can clap.

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