The blog-buzzed Boston band's debut full-length is out May 19, and to celebrate its release, Passion Pit are playing a boat. This fact probably lends itself to some kind of joke about the sink-or-swim nature of Internet hype circa 2009, but for now I'll just say that, provided you're a fan of catchy electro-pop jams with yelpy little-kid vocals, Manners does not disappoint.
Mon., May 18, 8 p.m., 2009
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