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The Seaport Six: Two Door Cinema Club & Cake
Price $27.50-$35
Age Suitability None Specified
Category Alternative
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The Seaport Six: Two Door Cinema Club & Cake

Thursday, Jun 14, 2012 5:00p

What was supposed to be simply a killer bill of six indie-rock bands has tunred into a bittersweet moment to mourn WFNX's demise. Clear Channel bought the alternative rock station last month, and the Seaport Six - feauturing Cake, Grouplove, Delta Spirit, Two Door Cinema Club, Reptar, and Stephie Coplan & the Pedestrians - is among 'FNX's final special event before it goes off the air in July. - James Reed, Globe Staff

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Cake
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Best-known for their ubiquitous hit "The Distance," Cake epitomized the postmodern, irony-drenched aesthetic of ‘90s geek rock. Their sound freely mixed and matched pastiches of widely varying genres -- white-boy funk, hip-hop, country, new wave pop, jazz, college rock, and guitar rock -- with a particular delight in the clashes that resulted....
Two Door Cinema Club
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Mixing electronic polish with guitar-driven hooks à la Phoenix and the Postal Service, Bangor and Donaghadee, Northern Ireland's Two Door Cinema Club feature singer/guitarist/programmer Alex Trimble, guitarist/singer Sam Halliday, and bassist/singer Kevin Baird....
Grouplove
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Since forming in 2009, LA-based indie band Grouplove has quickly become one of music's most exhilarating young acts. By the time they released their 2011 debut full length, Never Trust A Happy Song (Canvasback Music/Atlantic), Grouplove was already a standout at music festivals around the world, including Lollapalooza, Outside Lands, Reading & Leeds Festivals, and Glastonbury....
Reptar
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With a sound that's as exuberant as it is infectious, Athens, Georgia dance-pop quartet Reptar have been scuffing up dancefloors since they formed in 2008. Featuring the talents of Andrew McFarland, Ryan Engelberger, Graham Ulicny, and William Kennedy, the band brings danceable electronic rock into the modern era with a sound that evokes the classic synth-drenched funk of Prince and densely layered dance-pop of bands like Passion Pit....
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Bank of America Pavilion
290 Northern Ave.
Boston, MA 02206
(617) 728-1600
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Reviews & Comments
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2 reviews
(no rating) May 24, 2008 - chrissyface on Cake
Cake.... yummmmy

Even if you don't love Cake they put on an amusing show.

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May 25, 2007 - pobrien on Cake
Sorry, I never caught on

Everything seems slow
The Distance
I Will Survive - nice attempt but...

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