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Animal Collective won't play much of "Merriweather" at Merriweather
Animal Collective won't play much of "Merriweather" at Merriweather

The news that Animal Collective would perform at Merriweather Post Pavilion — which inspired, at least in name, their breakout album of the same name — was greeted in some corners of Baltimore with unmitigated glee. But on Saturday, don't expect to hear much of "Merriweather" at Merriweather. The show will be 12 songs — 70 percent of them new, said founding member Dave Portner. Still, he said, fans abroad, where the band has just come back from a tour, have responded well. "I definitely think our sets divide a lot of people. Some people aren't into the fact that we do a lot of new things," he said. "The overall reaction people have...

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