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American Football played Terminal 5 with Joan of Arc & Mothers (pics, setlist)

Last year, influential emo vets American Football returned with their first album in 17 years, American Football (LP2), which we named one of the best albums of the year. They’e been playing some shows in support of it, including one at NYC’s Terminal 5 on Saturday (1/28). They played the entire new album in full, and then came back for an encore of classics like “Honestly?,” “Never Meant,” “I’ll See You When We’re Both Not So Emotional,” and more. Full setlist below.

Opening the show was American Football frontman Mike Kinsella’s brother/frequent collaborator Tim’s band Joan of Arc, who just released their enjoyable new album He’s Got The Whole This Land Is Your Land In His Hands. Athens, GA indie folk newcomers Mothers opened too. Pictures of all three bands are in the gallery above.

American Football have more dates coming up, including Sasquatch! Festival. Updated tour schedule below.

Did anyone else make it to the Terminal 5 show from the protest at JFK’s Terminal 4?

Setlist (via)
Where Are We Now?
My Instincts Are the Enemy
Home Is Where the Haunt Is
Born to Lose
I’ve Been So Lost for So Long
Give Me the Gun
I Need a Drink (or Two or Three)
Desire Gets in the Way
Everyone Is Dressed Up

Encore:
The One With the Tambourine
Stay Home
Honestly?
For Sure
I’ll See You When We’re Both Not So Emotional
Never Meant

American Football — 2017 Tour Dates
Feb 11 O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire London, United Kingdom
Feb 25 The Ace Hotel Theatre Los Angeles, CA
Mar 11 VIVA PHX Festival Phoenix, AZ
Apr 01 Granada Theatre Dallas, TX
Apr 02 Houston Whatever Fest Houston, TX
Apr 29 First Avenue Minneapolis, MN
May 26-28 Sasquatch Festival George, WA
Jun 15 Magnolia Summer Milan, Italy
Jun 16 Bi Nuu Berlin, Germany

photos by Ben Stas

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