Kurt Vile to open for Dinosaur Jr.

Though you’d be inclined to say we’re biased, we certainly cannot argue with J. Mascis’ listing Kurt Vile’s Childish Prodigy in his top picks for 2009. Following the kind plug, Dinosaur Jr. will be taking Kurt Vile & The Violators on tour this month:

  • Fri-Jan-15 Milford, CT Daniel Street
  • Sat-Jan-16 New York, NY Bowery Ballroom
  • Sun-Jan-17 Brooklyn, NY Music Hall of Williamsburg
  • Tue-Jan-19 Ithaca, NY Castaways

And don’t forget that Kurt is poised to hit the road with Fucked Up in February:

  • Fri-Feb-12 Oberlin, OH The ‘Sco (Dionysus Disco) / Oberlin College
  • Sat-Feb-13 Chicago, IL Empty Bottle
  • Sun-Feb-14 Bloomington, IN The Video Saloon
  • Mon-Feb-15 Cincinnati, OH Southgate House
  • Tue-Feb-16 Baltimore, MD Otto Bar
  • Wed-Feb-17 Philadelphia, PA The Barbary
  • Thu-Feb-18 Hoboken, NJ Maxwell’s
  • Fri-Feb-19 Brooklyn, NY Europa
  • Sat-Feb-20 Boston, MA Middle East
  • Sun-Feb-21 Montreal, QUE La Sala Rossa
  • Fri-Feb-26 Toronto, ONT Opera House

Finally, Kurt will be appearing in Philadelphia tomorrow, with the awesomely-returned Strapping Fieldhands

  • Fri-Jan-08 Philadelphia, PA¬† Johnny Brenda’s

**photo culled from michael allen goldberg‘s flickr