Mountain Goats - City Parks Foundation

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Mountain Goats

Saturday, August 10, 2019

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

East River Park

FDR Dr., Manhattan, New York, NY 10009

The Mountain Goats are John Darnielle, Peter Hughes, Jon Wurster, and Matt Douglas. They have been making music together as a quartet for several years. Three of them live in North Carolina and one has moved back to Rochester. Their songs often seek out dark lairs within which terrible monsters dwell, but their mission is to retrieve the treasure from the dark lair and persuade the terrible monsters inside to seek out the path of redemption. As Axl Rose once memorably asked, in the song “Terrible Monster”: “What’s so terrible about monsters, anyway?” This is the question the Mountain Goats have been doggedly pursuing since 1991. They will never leave off this quest until every option has been exhausted.


Food: Bernadette’s Place  and Sweet Milk & Sugar Desserts Cuisines curated by Bronx Night Market

Community partners: Owl’s Head Park Volunteers, Manhattan CCC/ Manhattan Borough President’s Office. Census outreach coordinated by the Association for a Better New York.

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