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Autumn weather rolls into the outdoor setting of the Edgefield amphitheater, preluding the last show of the summer. Ben Howard closes out the summer with a chilling performance at the Edgefield in Troutdale, Ore. on Sept. 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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Ben Howard focuses on his intricate finger picking guitar style. Ben Howard closes out the summer with a chilling performance at the Edgefield in Troutdale, Ore. on Sept. 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 
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English singer-songwriter Ben Howard begins his set with “Boat to an Island.” Ben Howard closes out the summer with a chilling performance at the Edgefield in Troutdale, Ore. on Sept. 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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Ben Howard moves through his performance, playing an untitled song. Ben Howard closes out the summer with a chilling performance at the Edgefield in Troutdale, Ore. on Sept. 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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Crowd members watch intently as Ben Howard’s eerie melodies reverb through the amphitheater. Ben Howard closes out the summer with a chilling performance at the Edgefield in Troutdale, Ore. on Sept. 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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Ben Howard closes out the summer with a chilling performance at the Edgefield in Troutdale, Ore. on Sept. 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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Ben Howard focuses on his playing. Ben Howard closes out the summer with a chilling performance at the Edgefield in Troutdale, Ore. on Sept. 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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Along with several other band members, Ben Howard’s touring violinist contributes to the music’s dreamy sound. Ben Howard closes out the summer with a chilling performance at the Edgefield in Troutdale, Ore. on Sept. 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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Eight band members accompany Ben Howard on stage, including two drummers, violin, bass and guitar. Ben Howard closes out the summer with a chilling performance at the Edgefield in Troutdale, Ore. on Sept. 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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Ben Howard’s touring keyboard player performs in bare feet. Ben Howard closes out the summer with a chilling performance at the Edgefield in Troutdale, Ore. on Sept. 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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Ben Howard focuses on his playing. Ben Howard closes out the summer with a chilling performance at the Edgefield in Troutdale, Ore. on Sept. 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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Ben Howard moves from his seated position and walks out to the edges of the stage. Ben Howard closes out the summer with a chilling performance at the Edgefield in Troutdale, Ore. on Sept. 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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Ben Howard swaps his signature acoustic style for an electric guitar. Ben Howard closes out the summer with a chilling performance at the Edgefield in Troutdale, Ore. on Sept. 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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Ben Howard plays “The Defeat” from his newest album, ‘Noonday Dream.’ Ben Howard closes out the summer with a chilling performance at the Edgefield in Troutdale, Ore. on Sept. 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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Crowd members watch in awe as bubbles blow in the wind and the trippy stage visuals change in color. Ben Howard closes out the summer with a chilling performance at the Edgefield in Troutdale, Ore. on Sept. 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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Ben Howard moves toward the crowd. Ben Howard closes out the summer with a chilling performance at the Edgefield in Troutdale, Ore. on Sept. 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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Ben Howard closes out the summer with a chilling performance at the Edgefield in Troutdale, Ore. on Sept. 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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Ben Howard moves his hands up and down the neck of his guitar. Ben Howard closes out the summer with a chilling performance at the Edgefield in Troutdale, Ore. on Sept. 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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Ben Howard’s stage graphics contribute to the dreamy feeling of the evening. Ben Howard closes out the summer with a chilling performance at the Edgefield in Troutdale, Ore. on Sept. 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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While the crowd at the lower part of the amphitheater consisted of fans standing tightly together, the upper part of the lawn hosts a more laid back feel to the crowd. Ben Howard closes out the summer with a chilling performance at the Edgefield in Troutdale, Ore. on Sept. 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

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Sarah is the photo editor of the Daily Emerald. She is well-versed in photography, feature writing and all things visual tempo. Sarah shoots almost every type of subject and specializes in concert photography and photojournalism.


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