Kurt Vile: un-notwatchable Yours Truly/MTV Hive session, new tour dates

Kurt Vile recorded an excellent session recently with Yours Truly and MTV Hive. We overlooked it initially, but don’t make the same mistake we did. Both songs appear on Smoke Ring For My Halo (buy the album).

“Baby’s Arms”

“Jesus Fever”

Kurt’s on the road, with some dates just announced (newbies in bold):

May
20th: Kazimier, Liverpool (Sound City)
21st: Captain’s Rest, Glasgow (Stag and Dagger Festival)
22nd: The Hope, Brighton SOLD OUT
23rd: La Maroquinerie, Paris
24th: L’Abordage, Evreux
25th: Place Saint Michel, Bordeaux
26th: Top of the Folk @ L’antipode, Rennes
28th: Primavera Sound Festival, Barcelona
29th: Ghetto, Istanbul

June
11th: Bowery Ballroom, New York, NY (with Meg Baird and Purling Hiss) SOLD OUT
12th: First Unitarian Church, Philadelphia, PA (with Meg Baird and Pissed Jeans) Tickets
24th: Sled Island Fest, Calgary, AB Tickets
25th: Sled Island Fest, Calgary, AB Tickets
29th: Vega, Groningen
30th: Uebel & Gefährlich, Hamburg

July
11th: Brighton Music Hall, Boston, MA (with Woods) Tickets
12th: La Sala Rossa, Montreal, QUE (with Woods) Tickets
13th: Lee’s Palace, Toronto, ONT (with Woods) Tickets
14th: Grog Shop, Cleveland, OH (with Woods) Tickets Tickets
15th: Russian Recording, Bloomington, IN (with Woods) Tickets
17th: Pitchfork Fest, Chicago, IL Tickets
18th: Varsity Theatre, Minneapolis, MN (with Thurston Moore) Tickets
21st: Rickshaw Theatre, Vancouver, BC (with Thurston Moore) Tickets
22nd: Capitol Hill Block Party, Seattle, WA Tickets
23rd: Aladdin Theater, Portland, OR (with Thurston Moore) Tickets
26th: Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA (with Thurston Moore) Tickets
28th: Troubadour, Los Angeles, CA (with Thurston Moore) Tickets
29th: Troubadour, Los Angeles, CA (with Thurston Moore) Tickets
30th: Casbah, San Diego, CA (with Thurston Moore) Tickets
31st: Rhythm Room, Tempe, AZ

August
11th: Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ (with M. Ward) Tickets
12th: Williamsburg Waterfront, Brooklyn, NY (with Sonic Youth and Wild Flag) Tickets

September
16th: Austin City Limits Festival, Zilker Park, Austin, TX