Posts Tagged ‘East of Venus’

LIVE: “It Came from New Jersey”: Yung Wu/East of Venus/Wild Carnation @ BSP Lounge, 1/19/13

Thursday, March 7th, 2013
Dave Weckerman (l) with Ed Seifert (r) (photo by Kirsten Ferguson)

Dave Weckerman (l) with Ed Seifert (r)

Review and photographs by Kirsten Ferguson. See more of Kirsten’s photos from this show here.

On May 17, the Feelies return to the area for a much-anticipated show at Club Helsinki in Hudson – their first local appearance since their Helsinki gig last spring. But members of the cult-status band did play locally back in January, when they brought a rare “It Came from New Jersey” triple-bill of side guises and projects (previously unseen outside of Hoboken) to Kingston’s stylish BSP Lounge.

Wild Carnation, a somewhat sporadic, 21-year-old band featuring Feelies bassist Brenda Sauter and her husband, guitarist Richard Barnes, opened with a pastoral set of strummy indie-pop ditties about the Brooklyn Dodgers (“Dodger Blue”), getting lost in Germany (“The Road to Bielefeld”) and summer nostalgia (“Let’s Pretend It’s Summer”), with Sauter sounding a touch Moe-Tucker on the vocal lead.

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