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DOWNLOAD: Times New Viking - Drop-Out (MP3)

Perfect From Now On

In addition to opening tonight (Feb 24) and tomorrow's Super Furry Animals shows at Bowery Ballroom, Times New Viking are playing a book release show in Brooklyn on March 1st. Check out the flyer above. Check out more tour dates, and more book parties, below....

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Times New Viking - 2008 Tour Dates
Feb 24 - bowery ballroom nyc, New York w/ Super Furry Animals
Feb 25 - bowery ballroom new york, New York w/ Super Furry Animals
Feb 27 - danger danger philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Mar 1 - Don Pedros, Brooklyn, NY (Perfect From Now On paperback release party) *
Mar 8 - mr city chicago, Illinois
Mar 9 - the picador iowa city
Mar 10 - the waiting room omaha, Nebraska
Mar 12 - SXSW austin, Texas
Mar 13 - SXSW/siltbreeze showcase austin, Texas
Mar 14 - SXSW austin, Texas
Mar 15 - SXSW austin, Texas
Mar 16 - the mink houston, Texas
Mar 17 - tba new orleans, Louisiana
Mar 18 - peacock room orlando, Florida
Mar 19 - four winds@ new college sarasota, Florida
Mar 20 - eyedrum atlanta, Georgia
Mar 21 - tba lexington, Kentucky
Mar 22 - cafe bourbon street columbus, Ohio

* Paperback release party with live performances by Times New Viking, Doug Gillard, Matthew Friedberger and GBV tribute band The Textbook Committee

Other upcoming Perfect From Now On: How Indie Rock Saved My Life parties...

March 1
8pm-late; $10
Brooklyn, NY -- Don Pedro's
Paperback release party with live performances by Times New Viking, Doug Gillard, Matthew Friedberger and GBV tribute band The Textbook Committee

March 3
7pm; reading
Grand Rapids, MI -- Schuler Books 28th Street
Followed by afterparty at HopCat

March 5
7pm; reading
Kalamazoo, MI -- Kalamazoo Public Library Central Branch

March 6
6pm; $5 suggested donation for charity
Chicago, IL -- Funny Ha-Ha reading series @ The Hideout
Hosted by Claire Zulkey, with Tribune columnist Eric Zorn, RedEye columnist Mark Bazer, sketch group Schadenfreude, and filmmaker Steve Delahoyde

March 8
8pm; $5
Minneapolis, MN -- 7th Street Entry
Paperback release party with live performances by The Textbook Committee, The Girl Guides, Cortez the Killer, and The Cans

March 16
8pm; free
Los Angeles, CA -- Vermin on the Mount reading series @ The Mountain bar
St. Patrick's day edition, with Joe O'Brien and Owen Dara

March 26
7pm
Brooklyn, NY -- Book Court
With Dean Wareham (of Galaxie 500, Luna, and Dean & Britta), author of the forthcoming memoir Black Postcards: A Rock & Roll Romance -- plus free beer!

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Comments (10)

I guess they are Built to Spill fans.

Posted by nyctaper | February 24, 2008 3:48 PM

that could be why they named the book after a built to spill album hehe
but seriously 21+ is lame

Posted by Anonymous | February 24, 2008 4:04 PM

agreed 21+ is bs.
is the venue serious with fakes

Posted by Anonymous | February 24, 2008 5:55 PM

why cant the underagers just stay in their dorms??

the rest of new york does not want to socialize with you. unless your hot of course.

Posted by Anonymous | February 24, 2008 5:59 PM

A GBV hoot night? What a novel idea....for 2003.

Posted by Anonymous | February 24, 2008 6:47 PM

The book is a pretty good read. I'd say it's more obsessive w/ GBV than any other band but seriously, why can't you name an indie rock book after a perfectly good record?

Posted by Eric | February 24, 2008 7:40 PM

Are people really into Times New Viking? I've been listening, but haven't really been struck by them yet, and was wondering what other people thought. Is anybody really excited, or they just the next Serena Maneesh of p4k's Best New Music?

Posted by F | February 25, 2008 12:30 AM

Don Pedro's used to be a pretty cool place. seedy dark Ecuadorian restaurante with a debaucherous basement and a really cheap bar. because they had a kitchen, they got away with all ages shows without any legal problems.

then the NY Times mentioned them and they got a bunch of hot air up their asses.

They raised the drink prices and started being big dicks to people at the shows. they started ripping off people who tried to put on shows there and eventually went 21+ just because underagers don't buy booze.

place sucks a lot now

Posted by Anonymous | February 25, 2008 8:23 PM

Times New Viking site shows 'em from Columbus, OH - that's certified GBV country....
http://www.myspace.com/timesnewviking

Posted by Anonymous | February 26, 2008 11:54 AM

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