Wavves Play East River Park SummerStage [8/25/11]

Posted on: August 29th, 2011 at 12:21 pm by and

Crazed teens and droves of hipsters made the trek across the Williamsburg Bridge last Thursday to watch San Diego surf rock band Wavves perform at the downtown issue of SummerStage.  The free show was held at the East River amphitheater.

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After an opening set by Dee Dee from The Dum Dum Girls, Wavves hit the stage to much nonchalant hipster fanfare in the seats, and a huge mosh pit up front. One of the more high-profile bands to play the East River Amphitheater, Wavves made their presence felt with loud catchy guitar riffs and screaming yet harmonized vocals. Singer Nathan Williams and bassist Stephen Pope took turns barking into the microphone in between songs.

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The crowd sang along to catchy hits “King of The Beach” and “Post Acid,” and were rather welcoming of the new songs off of Wavves’ upcoming EP, I wanna meet Dave Grohl. Scheduled release date for the EP is September 20. And really, who doesn’t want to meet Dave Grohl?

Random hipster couple donning shades:

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-Review and photos by Benjamin Tocker

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