Posted in music | tour dates on November 14, 2008

Clogs @ Tonic - November 7, 2005 (more)
Clogs @ Tonic

Bell Orchestre @ Tonic - November 7, 2005 (more)
Bell Orchestre

Clogs (featuring members of The National) and Bell Orchestre (featuring members of Arcade Fire) went on a short tour together back in 2005. Since then there hasn't been a ton going on with the two higher-art indie-rock side projects, which makes sense, since both the Arcade Fire and The National have been keeping more than busy. That should change a bit in 2009 though, when not only are both groups releasing new albums, but they will also both share a NYC stage once again - this time with the added bonus of Michael Christie and the Brooklyn Philharmonic.

Shuffle Mode
Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 8pm

Michael Christie, conductor

Shuffle Mode will bring a critically acclaimed independent artist to the mainstage in an exiting new concert format. Using seeming contradictory musical languages to create a dialogue, Michael Christie and the orchestra will team up with a sensational guest artist in a concert accessing a broad variety of sounds and styles. The guest artist is currently TBA.

BAM Howard Gilman Opera House
Tickets: $15, 30, 40, $50

Tickets are on sale. Grizzly Bear and Final Fantasy play with the Brooklyn Philharmonic two days later. All dates below...

Clogs - 2008/09 Tour Dates
Nov 14 - Middlebury College Middlebury, Vermont
Feb 26 - BAM Opera House Brooklyn, New York

Bell Orchestre - 2009 Tour Dates
Feb 7 - Hillside Festival - Sleeman Centre Gielph, Ontario
Feb 26 - BAM Opera House Brooklyn, New York

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Comments (6)

Which dudes from the National are in this Clogs band?

Posted by Anonymous | November 14, 2008 2:54 PM

Bryce Dessner, who is one of the guitarists in The National. Padma Newsome, the guy in the above photograph, has toured extensively with the band as a multi-instrumentalist.

Posted by Anonymous | November 14, 2008 3:19 PM

Padme?! from Star Wars?!

Posted by Anonymous | November 14, 2008 4:23 PM

The song with Clogs and Sufjan Stevens was so beautiful... does anyone remember what the singer's name was who sang this and a couple of other songs with the orchestra?

Posted by anonymous | February 27, 2009 10:10 AM

That was Shara Worden aka My Brightest Diamond. It was great!

Posted by Anonymous | February 27, 2009 10:24 AM

Thanks a lot for sharing the article.

Posted by Music | February 13, 2010 3:42 PM

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