Yeasayer at Virgin Festival are great

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One of my favorite albums this year, “Odd Blood”,  comes from the Brooklyn band Yeasayer. They were at the Virgin Festival, Baltimore version, at Merriweather  Post Pavilion along with LCD Soundsystem, Pavement, MIA, The Temper Trap and a bunch more.

They were a huge highlight for me,and will be on tour in the states through October. Definitely catch them if you can. One funny moment during the show was when Chris Keating, on of the vocalists for the band told the crowd he was from Baltimore and that he was planning on going to the Ravens game the next day. This statement got a mixed reaction with cheers from Ravens fans and boos from Redskins fans. Keating seemed like he didn’t want to offend anyone and said “I was just stating a fact, I’m gong to a Ravens game, it’s just sports, really…. chill out.”

Check out this clip  of them doing “One” from the Festival.

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Pat Ferrise grew up loving ”the punk rock” and “new wave.” His years at one of the nation’s top college radio stations ultimately led him to a 15-year run as music director of alternative music icon WHFS Washington/Baltimore. Rolling Stone magazine named him of the most influential programmers of the 90s. He’s recorded two albums under the moniker Trampoline for the now defunct SpinArt label. He lives in Baltimore and takes no credit for writing this bio.