October 19, 2012 8:04

Arctic Monkeys' frontman Alex Turner shows up to see Haim at Hollywood gig

The frontman showed up to the Henry Fonda Theatre in LA last night for a homecoming show by the sister trio

Arctic Monkeys' frontman Alex Turner shows up to see Haim at Hollywood gig

Photo: Vic Frankowski/NME

Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner was spotted last night (October 18) checking out Haim at their show in Los Angeles.

Turner – who was sporting his trademark leather jacket and Teddy Boy quiff – was at Hollywood's Henry Fonda Theatre to see the up-and-coming sibling trio from California as they played their first hometown show since returning to the States after playing London's iTunes Festival last month.

Arctic Monkeys are currently in the States working on the follow up to last year's 'Suck It And See' album.

Haim played a seven song set which included an intense cover of Fleetwood Mac's 'Oh Well', which lead singer Danielle Haim introduced by saying "Shit's about to get way bluesy."

The band were in a typically bantery mood, chatting with the crowd throughout their gig, which came before a headline set from Twin Shadow.

"I know you guys paid for a rock show, but it's also, I guess, a strip show," said bass player Este Haim, as her two sisters took off their jackets. She continued: "Hi Los Angeles, we haven't been inside of you for a while and feels really good to be inside the nooks and crannies of your bodies."

By way of introduction to 'Go Slow', which features on their debut EP 'Forever', Alana Haim said the song was "baby making music" whilst Este added that it was "a boner jam".

A visibly moved Danielle later told the crowd about how much of an honour it was to play the Henry Fonda Theatre, saying: "We've been playing for a really long time in LA and this is a really big moment for us." Este later pointed out that her sister Alana had been moved to tears during their high-energy performance of 'Forever'.

The initials SKK were taped to Alana's guitar as a tribute to local singer songwriter and close friend of the band Sammi Kane Kraft, who died in a car accident last week, aged 20.

Haim played:

'Better Off'
'The Wire'
'Falling'
'Oh Well'
'Go Slow'
'Forever'
'Let Me Go'


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