A Place To Bury Strangers On Ludlow St.

Written by Jonny-Leather on . Posted in Music, Posts.

If you ever wondered what it’d be like to see the city’s loudest band
play out in the street, you had your chance on Sunday. Participating in
the first ever Ludfest, Pichfork’s new favorite band, A Place To Bury
Strangers is finally getting the attention they deserve, After a very
positive album review
from the kings of indie music criticism, the local band has started to
see their name pop up in more and more places. With open space around
them, the band cranked up the amps far beyond 11, surely terrifying
those unfamiliar with their music. The crowd, which filled up a good
portion of Ludlow St. between Stanton and Rivington, was a mix of fans,
locals, town drunks, and other interesting characters. Some older women
watched with disgust from windows in the buildings nearby, and not
surprisingly the concert was shut down not long into APTBS’ chaotic
set. With the concert shut down on the street, headliner Secret
Machines, who had their gear set up next to the stage, had to find
another place to launch their kraut-rock attack. Luckily, nearby venue
Pianos took them in, and the band carried their gear down the street to
their savior venue, where the fans from the street packed in tight.

Acting as a fundraiser for the 7th Precinct Community Council, a bunch
of local vendors participated along with all of the bands (Secret
Machines, A Place to Bury Strangers, Dub Trio, Other Passengers, The
Sugar Report, Emok and Ruthless Thomas). While the turnout wasn’t as
strong as one would expect for a free concert on a beautiful, it was a
fun time nonetheless, especially watching one particular drunkard sip
his beer through a straw when not yelling at the bands and hitting on
female spectators.

A Place To Bury Strangers

Dub Trio

Other Passengers

Photos courtesy of Jonny-Leather