DOWNLOAD: Yeasayer - 2080 (MP3)
Hello Everyone.Last night's show at Bowery Ballroom (Feb 13, 2008) confirmed what I already thought: I don't like MGMT, but Yeasayer are amazing/awesome/insert-one-word-that-means-I-think-they-are-really-great-live-here. The synced-up, psychedelic visuals Yeasayer were projecting on to the wall behind them were done really well too. Overall you could tell the band had just been playing every night for a month. They were better/tighter than ever, there was a lot to look at, and Bowery Ballroom was a great fit for their big sound.
YEASAYER's first US tour w/ MGMT is finally winding down with one last sold out show in NYC and another sold out show in Philly. Thanks for all the support across the land and expect to see Yeasayer possibly in your area in April/May when they head out w/ Man Man. Promises to be a ball of thunder!
We do have another exciting announcement. YEASAYER will be performing on CONAN O'BRIEN this Friday,
MarchFebruary 15th! So make sure you are tuned in at around 1am for the one song set!
Again, thank you so much for the support and love. It fuels our mission.
Sir James Winnie
Violens (playing their 7th-ever live show....as "Violens" anyway) were good too - especially a few of the songs. MGMT & Yeasayer do it again at Music Hall of Williamsburg tonight (except tonight Yeasayer play last). Man Man and Yeasayer dates, and a fan made video for "2080" (the song they'll be playing on Conan), below...
Man Man & Yeasayer - 2008 Tour Dates
April 12 - Boston, Mass. @ Paradise Rock Club
April 15 - Columbus, Ohio @ Wexner Center for the Arts
April 16 - Chicago, Ill. @ Logan Square Auditorium
April 17 - Madison, Wis. @ The Annex
April 18 - Minneapolis, Minn. @ Varsity Theater
April 19 - Omaha, Neb. @ Slowdown
April 20 - Denver, Colo. @ Bluebird Theater
April 21 - Salt Lake City, Utah @ In the Venue
April 23 - San Francisco, Calif. @ Great American Music Hall
April 24 - Santa Barbara, Calif. @ SOhO Restaurant and Music
April 27 - Phoenix, Ariz. @ Brickhouse
April 29 - Dallas, Texas @ The Loft at the Palladium
April 30 - Austin, Texas @ Emo's - Outside
May 2 - Birmingham, Ala. @ Workplay Theater
May 3 - Atlanta, Ga. @ Lenny's Bar
May 4 - Carrboro, N.C. @ Cat's Cradle