Last night, The Weeknd took to the stage at the Music Hall of Williamsburg for his first New York City performance ever. After three mixtapes, he’s still managed to stay pretty far from the public eye. He hasn’t done interviews, TV appearances, or touring. You can barely find more than 20 candid pictures of him on the whole internet. But his mysterious nature just made demand go up. Within seconds of putting tickets for the NYC shows up for sale, they were sold out. But is Abel ready for the stage? The Coachella performance got mixed reactions. Watch some footage from the MHOW show below.

(Brilliantly Blunt)