Kurt Vile touring Europe in May, named as Pitchfork’s ‘best new music’

After completing a whole load of north american dates, Kurt Vile (and the Violators) will be heading over to Europe for 3 weeks worth of shows, starting early May and taking in headline shows and festivals, including Primavera Sound, Stag & Dagger and Liverpool Sound City festivals.

Ahead of the release of the new album ‘Smoke Ring For My Halo’ Pitchfork have previewed the album track ‘Ghost Town’ naming it best new music – you can head there now to hear it for yourself.

A full list of the all important tour dates are below, you can also further familiarise yourself with the new album by listening to ‘Jesus Fever’ and then pre-ordering ‘Smoke Ring For My Halo’ with a 15% discount.


8th – King Georg, Koln – Germany

9th – Feierwerk, Munich – Germany

10th – Chelsea Club, Vienna – Austria

11th – Festsaal Kreuzberg, Berlin – Germany

12th – Vega, Copenhagen – Denmark

13th – Voxhall, Aarhus – Denmark

15th – Tivoli, Utrecht – Netherlands

16th – Bitterzoet, Amsterdam – Netherlands

17th – Les Nuits de Botanique, Brussel – Belgium

18th – Charlatan, Gent – Belgium

19th – Corsica Studios, London – UK (SEE TICKETSTICKETWEB)

20th – Sound City @ Kazimier, Liverpool – UK

21st – Stag & Dagger Festival @ Captain’s Rest, Glasgow – UK

23rd – La Maroquinerie, Paris – France

25th – Place Saint Michel, Bordeaux – France

26th – Top of the Folk @ L’antipode, Rennes – France

28th – Primavera Sound Festival, Barcelona – Spain

29th – Ghetto – Istanbul, Turkey

later in the year

June 30th – July 3rd – Roskilde Festival – Denmark

September 2nd-4th – End Of The Road Festival, Dorset – UK