Posted in MP3 | music | tour dates on April 22, 2008

DOWNLOAD: The War on Drugs - Taking the Farm (MP3)

The AcornThe War on Drugs

The Acorn are from Canada and have a record out now on Paperbag. The War on Drugs are a Philadelphia band who have a new record coming out on Secretly Canadian ("Wagonwheel Blues" - available June 17, 2008).

These two bands are not going on tour together, BUT they are both playing the next edition of (BrooklynVegan & Klaus Kinski present) Rock n ROFL @ Pianos in NYC on May 5, 2008 (Cinco de Mayo)...

May 5th @ Pianos in NYC
Rock n ROFL
9pm - comedy hosted by Max Silvestri
10pm - The War on Drugs
11pm - The Acorn
We're working on getting an open bar again, and the rest of the comedy lineup will be announced soon. Tickets are on sale.

Both of these bands are also playing a bunch of other shows including ones in NYC with Bishop Allen, The Cave Singers, and Ola Podrida. All dates below....

The Acorn - 2008 Tour Dates
Apr 23 - Case Western Cleveland, Ohio
Apr 24 - Radio Radio Indianapolis, Indiana
Apr 25 - Empty Bottle Chicago, Illinois
Apr 26 - 7th Street Entry Minneapolis, Minnesota
Apr 27 - Cafe Montmartre Madison, Wisconsin
Apr 29 - Exit/In Nashville, Tennessee
Apr 30 - Drunken Unicorn Atlanta, Georgia
May 1 - Nightlight Chapel Hill, North Carolina
May 2 - Khyber Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
May 3 - Union Hall Brooklyn, New York
May 4 - Sound Fix Brooklyn, New York w/ Ola Podrida (tix)
May 5 - Piano's NYC, New York (ROCK N ROFL) w/ The War on Drugs (tix)
May 6 - Mercury Lounge New York, New York w/Cave Singers, Love As Laughter (tix)
May 7 - Great Scott Boston, Massachusetts

The War on Drugs - 2008 Tour Dates
May 5 - Pianos NYC (ROCK N ROFL) w/ The Acorn (tix)
May 14 - Iron Horse Northampton, Massachusetts +
May 15 - Middle East Downstairs Boston, Massachusetts + (tix)
May 16 - Music Hall of Williamsburg Brooklyn, New York + (tix)
May 18 - Black Cat washington DC, Washington DC + (tix)
May 21 - Grog Shop ** Cleveland, Ohio
May 22 - The Magic Stick ** Detroit, Michigan
May 23 - Empty Bottle ** Chicago, Illinois
Jun 7 - Johnny Brendas philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Aug 8 - Paradiso - Amsterdam Amsterdam
Aug 9 - Zommerparkfeest - Netherlands Venlo
Aug 15 - Green Man Festival - UK Glanusk

+ w/ Bishop Allen
** w/ Blood on the Wall

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Comments (10)

the acorn plus ola podrida is going to be mindblowing.

Posted by Anonymous | April 22, 2008 1:58 PM

This is a canadian band and label doing something amazing as well.....

I just have to do it. Digital DIY????? what's this? Have you ever heard of Guelph, Ontario Canada? hmmmm....it's like seattle. amazing music but everyone is so bungled up that they don't know how to get their music out there.
well, Out of Sound Records, a collective that started by releasing handmade records (literally hand crafted) invented something called Digital DIY. There is a video all about it @ www.outofsoundrecords.com. the package, not available on itunes (exclusive to canadian outfit zunior.com) comes with a poster and an interactive booklet by the lead singer of this crunchy two-piece.
Then download the record by inputting this code in the downloadcode section Out1133v.

The band Hotkid... the label Out of Sound ( being linked to many great canadian acts such as Wintersleep, elevator to hell (subpop), great lake swimmers and so many more)

Posted by The Out | April 22, 2008 1:59 PM

the acorn at mercury lounge was really kinda 'meh'.

Posted by Anonymous | April 22, 2008 2:40 PM

" acorn plus ola podrida is going to be mindblowing"

I've seen Ola Podrida and I can assure you they are not "mindblowing".

Posted by Anonymous | April 22, 2008 2:41 PM

The Acorn's new album "Glory Hope Mountain" is absolutely stunning. I'm definitely looking forward to seeing them live.

Posted by Beth | April 22, 2008 3:07 PM

I want to see The War on Drugs and The Acorn so thanks for this show!

Posted by Anonymous | April 22, 2008 4:50 PM

Agreed about the Acorn album - love it.

Posted by cd | April 22, 2008 9:14 PM

Yep, the Acorn ablum is beautiful.

If you don't like it you should check out the new Mastadon album because I don't really like it.

Posted by Rose | April 23, 2008 12:43 PM

Ola Podrida, mindblowing or not, will play with The Acorn on the 3rd at Union Hall, not the 4th.

Posted by anonymous | April 23, 2008 1:05 PM

Agreed about the Acorn album - love it.

Posted by 络龙医搜 | June 22, 2008 1:15 PM

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