Posted in music | pictures on July 14, 2014

photos by Amanda Hatfield; words by Bill Pearis

Protomartyr / Alvvays @ Seaport Music Fest 7/11/2014
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Back up to a robust eight weeks of live music, the 2014 Seaport Music Festival kicked off this past Friday (7/11) with a strong, if disparate, double bill of Canadian guitar poppers Alvvays and Detroit's fiery Protomartyr as headliners. With Pier 17 under heavy renovation (along with half of that area -- the mall has been razed) the action now happens on Fulton St where they lay astroturf over the pavement, making for a relaxed environment. Seeing Protomartyr -- who have strong, funny opinions on a variety of things, lyrically -- play against the backdrop of the financial center seemed right. It was a great night.

This Friday (7/18) is Canada's Calvin Love and locals Las Rosas. More pics of Protomartyr and Alvvays below...

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Comments (4)

Alvvays is the worst ugh

Posted by Anonymous | July 14, 2014 5:34 PM

5:34 I completely disagree with you.

Posted by Anonymous | July 14, 2014 9:50 PM

Astroturf over cobblestones is a GOOD thing?
We Lower Manhattanies dissagree.
BV likes all that extra plastic in the waste stream too?

And was about 15 too many pix - life's too short - how about 6 well exposed or at least well corrected ones.

Posted by mightyhudson | July 15, 2014 2:36 PM

Thank you, my ego is through the roof right now, you have no idea.

Posted by Marley | November 21, 2014 5:38 AM

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