Portugal. The Man’s AMAs performance led to some hilarious tweets

November 19, 2017
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[Photo by: ABC]

Leave it to Portugal. The Man to basically troll the American Music Awards during their performance of “Feel It Still.”

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The Portland, Oregon-based band made the bold, hilarious move, using their backdrop to make a statement: “No computer here, just live instruments.”

Portugal The Man AMAs performance
[Photo by: ABC]

Portugal. The Man have had an insane year. Not only did the band hit No. 1 on the Alternative chart for 17 weeks with “Feel It Still,” off their latest album, Woodstock; but they're also just one week away from adding “Most Weeks at No. 1 on Alternative Songs” to its already impressive list of accolades. 

As successful as they've been this year, most people watching the AMAs either a) didn't even know who they were or b) had many questions about frontman and vocalist, John Gourley.

Despite that, the band did get the kudos they deserved:

And to top it all off, they invited the entire AMAs audience to drink with them:

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Amazing. Watch their performance here:


Written by Alternative Press Magazine