Broken Social Scene+the Sea & Cake


They come together, they break apart. Such is the nature of sprawling collective Broken Social Scene, whose recent forays into publishing (This Book Is Broken) and film (This Movie Is Broken) haven’t stopped them from undergoing a busy touring schedule that includes their adolescent heroes, from Pavement to the Sea and Cake (drummer John McEntire, also of Tortoise, produced the band’s latest album). Though frontman Kevin Drew’s stage antics often blur the line between Henry Rollins and Timothy Leary, the drippy cacophony of scenester laments “Forced To Love” and “Me and My Hand” will seem resplendent in Central Park, if you can figure out where BSS ends and the openers begin.

Sat., Sept. 18, 5:30 p.m., 2010