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Cat Power Band Profiles #4 – Nico

September 28th, 2012 at 3:00 pm by Gabe

Before Cat Power hits the road this fall with her new band in support of Sun, we wanted you to meetherband, and with the final introduction of Nico, now you have. Get psyched for this fiery feline fivesome (sorrysorrysorrysorry) to hit your town soon (tour dates below!).

FULL NAME and ANY ALIASES:
Nico Turner

INSTRUMENT:
Percussion
Keys
Electronics
Bass
Vocals

HOMETOWN/HOMEBASE:
Los Angeles, California

PREVIOUS ROCK ‘N ROLL EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:
VOICEsVOICEs
(work with) Prefuse 73
Brightblack Morning Light
RRIICCEE (Vincent Gallo)

FIRST EXPOSURE TO CAT POWER/FAVORITE CAT POWER SONG:
My first exposure to Cat Power was at age fifteen or sixteen, watching MTV2, the Cross Bones Style video came on and I immediately stopped everything I was doing to watch. Favorite Cat Power song is “Maybe Not”

“DON’T LEAVE HOME WITHOUT IT” ALBUM FOR THE ROAD:
Aaliyah – Aaliyah
Sister Crayon – Bellow
Fever Ray
Rio En Medio – Frontier

Say it with me, one last time with feeling: Cat Power and her new band hit the road soon!

October
Thursday 11 – Miami, FL – Grand Central
Saturday 13 – Mexico City, MX – Corona Capital Music Festival
Thursday 18 – Ithaca, NY – The State Theater
Friday 19 – Montreal, QC – The Metropolis
Saturday 20 – Toronto, ON – Kool Haus
Monday 22 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
Tuesday 23 – New York, NY – Hammerstein Ballroom
Wednesday 24 – San Boston, MA – House Of Blues
Thursday 25 – Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
Saturday 27 – Detroit, MI Royal – Oak Music Theater
Sunday 28 – Chicago, IL – Riviera Theater
Monday 29 – Milwaukee, WI – Pabst Theater
Tuesday 30 – Minneapolis, MN – Mill City Nights

November
Friday 02 – Vancouver, BC – Vogue Theater
Saturday 03 – Seattle, WA – Showbox Sodo
Sunday 04 – Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom
Tuesday 06 – Oakland, CA – Fox Theater
Thursday 08 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium

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2 Responses to “Cat Power Band Profiles #4 – Nico”

  1. john svoboda Says:

    Nico is a fine addition to any artistic endeavor. Her mind is worthy of museum display.

  2. Peggye Turner Says:

    So proud of you Nico!