despite the storm, Cake played Summerstage (pics)
photos by Andrew St. Clair
After a tumultuous early evening (I’m sure you heard or experienced it), Cake took to the stage at Rumsey Playfield (Summerstage) in Central Park to play a round of jams last night (9/16) to a wet crowd. Raincoats were not an uncommon site. Though the heaviest of the precipitation had long since passed by the time the band had launched into their set, Summerstage did get its share of rain during the band’s performance though reportedly it did not disrupt Cake’s set which kicked off at 8pm (no opening band) (it was “an evening with Cake”). The played “The Distance”, “Frank Sinatra”, “Comfort Eagle” and other songs before eventually shuffling off stage after 10PM, with a 15 minute intermission in between.