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An Acoustic Evening with YO LA TENGO

An Acoustic Evening with YO LA TENGO

The album to be released August 28,  Stuff Like That There may well be a 25th anniversary sequel to the idea of Fakebook but to my ears it makes a case for simply returning to what moved Yo La Tengo to make things in the first place:  embracing the people who they still hold close and making a spirited noise about it.
Does it not sound like fun to work with old friends like guitarist Dave Schramm and engineer Gene Holder? It also seems like a good way to try something "McNew," like James McNew on upright bass, an elemental contribution whose significance cannot be overstated. With Fakebook as template, Stuff Like That There is a record with ties to the past which contribute to the sound they make furthered by an affinity for the sounds they love. Somehow they compose the already composed by return. It's clear-eyed. It's clever and concealed.

Watch Yo La Tengo's 'Friday I'm in Love'

Show Time: 8pm, Doors : 7:15pm
Advanced Tickets: $21
Available at: Ticketweb and Tomboy store next to Rio: Call Tomboy for availability

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