Thinking Fellers Union Local 282 plays Asbury Lanes on Friday night.

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Thinking Fellers Union Local 282 plays Asbury Lanes on Friday night.

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All Tomorrow's Parties

Thinking Fellers Union Local 282 In Concert: ATP Festival 2011

Thinking Fellers Union Local 282 In Concert: ATP Festival 2011

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Thinking Fellers Union Local 282 is the sound of spongy pop music hitting a brick wall. Playfully weird and fuzzy, this group of pop deviants has annoyed and delighted since 1986. Even though the band hasn't released any new music in ten years, Thinking Fellers fit right in at Asbury Lanes (yes, a bowling alley) on opening day of the All Tomorrow's Parties festival, inciting the weekend's rowdiest crowd.

Set List

"2x4s"
"Out in the Kitchen"
"Hurricane"
"Tell Me"
"Sno Cone"
"Guillotine"
"Cup of Dreams"
"Elgin Miller"
"Million Dollars"
"Socket"
"Hornet's Heart"
"Four O'Clocker 2"

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