Posted in Contests | music | tour dates | video on May 31, 2007

Voxtrot (featuring Tosca String Quartet), Au Revoir Simone & Favourite Sons play Webster Hall in NYC on June 15th. Tickets are still on sale, and I've got two pairs to give away to two lucky winners who e-mail BVCONTESTS@HOTMAIL.COM (subject: Voxtrot) by June 5, 2007 @ noon, and tell me the name of at least one Voxtrot member's side project. Include your first and last name. Winners will be picked and notified via email.

Ramesh @ Prospect Park - performing "Steven" for the first time (MORE)
Voxtrot's Ramesh

Thank God for Largehearted Boy because otherwise I would have went the entire Voxtot release week (the OTHER release last week) without pointing out that Voxtrot's brand new self-titled Playlouder (Beggars) debut came out. But I'm glad I waited because now not only am I mentioning it, but I get to premiere this here brand new nifty video for the song "Steven".....

The footage for the 'Steven' video was shot during the band's fall 2006 tour, with the live shots from a show at the Bowery Ballroom in early November. The footage was shot by the band and Elizabeth Skadden (who filmed the Reaching For The Lasers documentary). The video was edited by John Carlucci.

This is the first video from the band's debut on PlayLouderecordings. They just finished shooting their second video in Austin with Martin Wallace (Pulp, Tindersticks, Nick Cave) for the second single called, "Firecracker".

I also like this video because - for whatever reason - I remember perfectly Ramesh & Co. playing the new song ('Steven') for the very first time - live right here in Brooklyn at Prospect Park. It was the first time I saw the change in direction the band was taking - another side of Ramesh?. The song has been vividly in my memory ever since. What does this all mean? I don't know.

Voxtrot is on tour as we speak.

May
Thu 31 - Davis, CA @ UC Davis Campus Quad [12pm FREE] AA

JUNE
Fri 1- Portland, OR @ Doug Fir #$ 21+
Sat 2 - Seattle, WA @ Sonic Boom [4pm Ballard store FREE] AA
Sat 2 - Seattle, WA @ Crocodile #$ 21+
Tue 5 - Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock #$ AA [5pm early show]
Wed 6 - Grand Rapids, MI @ Intersection #£ AA
Thu 7 - Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick #£ AA
Fri 8 - Toronto, ON @ Sneaky Dees #£ AA EARLY SHOW ADDED
Fri 8 - Toronto, ON @ Sneaky Dees #£ 19+ SOLD OUT
Sat 9 - Montreal, QC @ Main Hall #£
Sun 10 - Buffalo, NY @ Mohawk Place #£ AA
Mon 11 - Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Ballroom #£ AA
Tue 12 - Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar #£ AA
Wed 13 - Washington, DC @ Black Cat #£ AA
Thu 14 - Boston, MA @ Middle East #£ 18+
Fri 15 - New York, NY @ Webster Hall #£* 18+
Sat 16 - Philadelphia, PA @ Pure [Making Time] 21+
Mon 18 - Newport, KY @ Southgate House 18+
Thu 21 - Gainesville, FL @ Common Grounds 18+
Fri 22 - Miami, FL @ Studio A 18+
Sat 23 - Tampa, FL @ Crowbar 18+
Sun 24 - Orlando, FL @ Backbooth AA
Tue 26 - Tallahassee, FL @ Beta Bar AA
Wed 27 - Atlanta, GA @ Drunken Unicorn AA
Thu 28 - Birmingham, AL @ Bottle Tree Cafe 18+
Fri 29 - Baton Rouge, LA @ Spanish Moon 18+
Sat 30 - Houston, TX @ Proletariat AA

JULY
Sat 14 - Chicago, IL @ Pitchfork Festival

AA - All Ages
* - featuring Tosca String Quartet
$ - w/ Sound Team
£ - w/ Favourite Sons
# - w/ Au Revoir Simone

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the latest episode of Reaching For the Lasers....

Previously
* Voxtrot stuff

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Tags: Voxtrot

Comments (4)

i was at that show, webster hall should be good.

Posted by Ben Shapiro | May 31, 2007 11:27 PM

Ryspace has a recording of the Prospect Park show - I just saw them play in LA and the show was fantastic. The crowds are changing (and expanding) but the band is playing better than ever... thanks for the video!

Posted by Anonymous | June 1, 2007 2:07 AM

hello, I know that you're busy but thought I'd ask anyway...


I'm a regular reader of this blog and am going to Buenos Aires for a holiday (from Perth, Australia) but can't find any blogs or sites that tell me who might be touring there in the next month. Do you have any ideas on where I can go?

Posted by panda | June 1, 2007 7:07 AM

holy crap brooklyn vegan, whoever you are- YOU HAVE THE BEST MUSIC TASTE EVER. (mine of course is great too)

Posted by Anonymous | July 20, 2007 1:57 PM

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