by Black Bubblegum
Mogwai @ ATP (more by Zach Dilgard)
Mogwai kick off their three-night stay at Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn tonight (4/27-4/29). If you see video cameras, it's because the sold out shows are being documented for an upcoming film by independent flimmaker Vincent Moon of La Blogotheque Take Away Show fame.
If you miss the shows, you can also catch the band when they are back in the NYC-area over the summer to play All Points West. Their upcoming tour plans also include a lot more North American shows and a ton of European festival dates including T In The Park, Field Day, and the Oxegen Festival with the reunited Blur, Kings of Leon, Nine Inch Nails, Jane's Addiction, The Killers, and many many others.
Supporting the band on a large chunk of that North American trek are fellow Scots The Twilight Sad. TWS recently completed mixing of their upcoming LP (due "sometime this summer"), as evidenced by the following tweet: "lassssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssst day of mixing today, then wrestlemania." Who knew that the sensitive Scots enjoyed watching a man's head smash into a turnbuckle? In California, Mogwai also play three shows with Dead Meadow.
Stu from Mogwai has a twitter account of his own, and he plans to post setlists and "loads of pointless drivel" from the road. In addition, those interested in the culinary adventures of Mogwai can follow John Cummings's tweets here.
Dominic of Mogwai's other pastime, Crippled Black Phoenix, recently played Mercury Lounge on 4/12 while on tour with Brooklyn's Ghastly City Sleep. GCS has only one additional date on their calendar, May 10th in Philadelphia with the mighty Gods & Queens.
All Mogwai tour dates and a recent La Blogoteque live video of Mogwai from Reims is below...
Mogwai in Reims
MOGWAI - 2009 TOUR DATES
Apr 27th 2009 Music Hall Of Williamsburg Brooklyn, NY*
Apr 28th 2009 Music Hall Of Williamsburg Brooklyn, NY*
Apr 29th 2009 Music Hall Of Williamsburg Brooklyn, NY*
May 1st 2009 Wlbur Theatre Boston, MA*
May 2nd 2009 Pearl Street Northampton, MA*
May 3rd 2009 Metropolis Montreal, QC Canada*
May 4th 2009 Phoenix Concert Theatre Toronto, ON Canada*
May 5th 2009 Tralf Music Hall Buffalo, NY*
May 6th 2009 The Crofoot Pontiac, MI*
May 8th 2009 Congress Theater Chicago, IL*
May 9th 2009 Turner Hall Milwaukee, WI
May 10th 2009 First Avenue Minneapolis, MN
May 11th 2009 The Slowdown Omaha, NE
May 12th 2009 Bluebird Theatre Denver, CO
May 13th 2009 In The Venue Salt Lake City, UT
May 15th 2009 Belly Up Tavern San Diego, CA**
May 16th 2009 Orpheum Theatre Los Angeles, CA**
May 17th 2009 Grand Ballroom at the Regency Center, San Francisco, CA**
May 30th 2009 Bad Bonn Festival, Düdingen
Jun 1st 2009 Arena, Vienna
Jun 2nd 2009 Orpheum, Graz
Jun 3rd 2009 Grabenhalle, St Gallen
Jun 28th 2009 Pitka Kuuma Kesa Festival, Helsinki
Jun 30th 2009 K15 Festival, Bochum
Jul 3rd 2009 Beauregard Festival, Caen
Jul 4th 2009 Rock Werchter, Werchter
Jul 5th 2009 Furia Sound Festival, Paris
Jul 10-11th 2009 Oxegen Festival, Dublin
Jul 12th 2009 T In The Park Balado, Scotland
Aug 1st 2009 Field Day, London
Aug 2nd 2009 All Points West, Jersey City, NJ
Aug 7th 2009 Summer Sonic, Tokyo
Aug 8th 2009 Summer Sonic, Osaka
* w/ The Twilight Sad
** w/ Dead Meadow