June 16, 2011 12:57 PM
The conditions at Starlight Theatre were idyllic: full moon in a clear sky on a balmy June night. It was an ideal setting for the headliner, Ray LaMontagne. Wednesday night, he and his band, the Pariah Dogs (featuring pedal steel master Greg Liesz), drew about 3,600 fans to Starlight, a sign he has graduated from the theater scene to larger venues. At times, however, this one – which holds nearly 8,000 - nearly overwhelmed him.