Oct 5, 2010

Pavement @ Rumsey Playfield

Just on a year ago the legendary and all together mighty Pavement announced they would be reforming. The very first shows that they announced would be 4 dates in September, 2010 in Central Park at Rumsey Playfield. Knowing that we were already planning to visit New York at that time we went ahead and purchased tickets to the last show on September 24. Fast forward a year and were there! What a night is was. Totally magical.

The masters played for nearly two hours, with two encores. Like the show earlier in the year at the Enmore Theatre they seemed to be having a truly great time. Like that show as well the set list was excellent. But that is to be expected at a Pavement show. After all their songs are nearly all classics. Such sublime melodies. It was a night we will always remember. Seeing Malk and his men underneath the stars in Central Park.

Plus we also got to meet Bill from Vague Space. What an absolute pleasure that was!

Set List
Heckler Spray/In The Mouth A Desert
Frontwards
Spit On A Stranger
Shady Lane
Date w/Ikea
Grounded
Cut Your Hair
Perfume-V
Conduit For Sale
Father To A Sister of Thought
Stereo
Starlings of the Slipstream
Gold Soundz
The Hexx
We Dance
Silence Kit
Unfair
No Life Singed Her
Trigger Cut
Stop Breathing
Elevate Me Later
Here

Rattled By The Rush
Heaven Is A Truck
Summer Babe

Kennel District
Debris Slide
Range Life

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