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St. Vincent doing ‘Live on Letterman’ webcast ++ watch recent TV appearances from War on Drugs, Sylvan Esso & more

St. Vincent at Terminal 5 in February (more by Amanda Hatfield)
St. Vincent

This month, the CBS Live on Letterman concert series will be bringing in St. Vincent for a web-broadcasted live performance following her taping on the show on July 16. (The webcast series’ July lineup will also showcase David Gray on July 30.) This is one of many notable dates that St. Vincent coming up as she continues to tour in support of this year’s St. Vincent, including a free Celebrate Brooklyn set on August 9, a show with Queens of the Stone Age in Maryland, and a prime spot at Pitchfork Fest. Later in the Summer she’ll head out on overseas before heading back to the U.S., and then back to Europe again, then back to the U.S. again for some dates with The Black Keys. There’s no letup in sight.

In other noteworthy Letterman performance news, Dave brought in Angel Olsen on June 16 and Sam Smith on June 18. Olsen played “Hi-Five” from Burn Your Fire for No Witness, and Smith continued his fast rise with a rousing, large-band rendition of “Stay With Me.” Even more recently, The War on Drugs and Kiesza both played in the last week. Flanked by a dance crew and a graffiti-covered set, the Canadian pop songwriter, who will play her first US show at Santos Party House, stopping by last night (July 10) to perform “Hideaway” from her recent EP of the same name. Though she ends her set inside, part of it happens on the street. The War on Drugs were around on July 7 for a rendition of their standout “Red Eyes” from Lost in the Dream replete with ripping guitar work.

And in non-Letterman late night highlights, Sylvan Esso made their network TV debut on Fallon on Wednesday (7/9), where they were joined by Questlove himself, who just can’t resist.

All the performances can be seen below, as well as a complete list of St. Vincent’s many tour dates.


Angel Olsen on Letterman 6/16

Sam Smith on Letterman 6/18

Kiesza on Letterman 7/10

The War On Drugs on Letterman 7/7

Sylvan Esso on Fallon 7/9

St. Vincent — 2014 Tour Dates

7/16 Live at Letterman, Ed Sullivan Theater, New York, NY
7/17 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD w/Queens of the Stone Age
7/18 Pemberton Music Festival, Pemberton, BC
7/19 Pitchfork Music Festival, Chicago, IL
7/24 Muv Hall, Seoul, South Korea
7/25 Fuji Rock Festival, Tokyo, Japan
8/07 Kahbang Music Festival, Bangor, ME
8/09 Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn, NY
8/16 Pukkelpop, Hasselt, Belgium
8/19 Cambridge Junction, Cambridge, UK
8/20 Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, UK
8/21 O2 Academy Bristol, Bristol, UK
8/26 O2 ABC, Glasgow, UK
8/27 The Sage, Newcastle-On-Tyne, UK
8/28 O2 Academy Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
8/29 End of the Road Festival, North Dorset, UK
8/31 Electric Picnic, Stradbally, UK
9/05 Hopscotch Music Festival, Ralegh, NC
9/06 Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, CO
9/30 House of Blues, Cleveland, OH
10/01 Newport Music Hall, Columbus, OH
10/06 The Fillmor Miami Beach, Miami, FL
10/07 Beacham Theater, Orlando, FL
10/08 Vinyl Music Hall, Pensacola, FL
10/09 House of Blues, New Orleans, LA
10/12 Corona Capital Festival, Mexico City, Mexico
10/20 The Circus, Helsinki, Finland
10/22 Albert Hall, Manchester, UK
10/23 The Floral Hall at the Winter Garden, Eastbourne, UK
10/24 The Institute, Birmingham, UK
10/25 The Roundhouse, London, UK
10/27 Trix Club, Antwerp, Netherlands
10/29 Zakk, Dusseldorf, Germany
10/30 Doornroosje, Nijmegen, Netherlands
11/02 Voxhall, Aarhus, Denmark
11/03 Rockefeller, Oslo, Norway
11/04 Debaser Medis, Stockholm, Sweden
11/05 Vega Main Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark
11/08 Posthof Linz, Linz, Austria
11/09 Kaserine, Basel, Switzerland
11/10 Wagenhallen, Stuttgart, Germany
11/12 Mousonturn, Frankfurt, Germany
11/14 Paloma, Nimes, France
11/15 Les Docks, Lausanne, France
11/16 Auditorium Parco Della Music, Rome, Italy
11/17 Alcatraz, Milan, Italy
11/18 Arena Wien, Vienna, Austria
11/20 Le 106, Rouen, France
11/21 Sonic Visions Festival, Luxembourg
11/22 La Laiterie, Strasbourg
11/23 Le Guess Who Festival, Utrecht, Netherlands
11/25 Apolo, Barcelona, Spain
11/26 Joy Eslave, Madrid, Spain

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