Posted in MP3 | music | tour dates on May 5, 2009

by Bill Pearis

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So Cow

Galway, Ireland's So Cow start an extensive U.S. tour this week with three shows in Brooklyn: Thursday (5/7) at Bruar Falls, Friday (5/8) at Silent Barn, and Saturday (5/9) at Death by Audio. Basically one guy, Brian Kelly, on record, So Cow has self-released two full albums and a few EPs and singles since 2005, the best of which has been compiled onto a new 18-track, self-titled, vinyl-only album which came out about a month ago on Tic Tac Totally. It's all super-catchy, clever pop from start to finish, with one of the better-looking album sleeves I've seen in a while. Highly recommended. A couple MP3s are at the top of this post to give you an idea. Kelly toured the U.S. this time last year with a MP3 player as his backing band (including a stop at WFMU which you can still listen to) but for this tour, So Cow will be an actual three-piece band. All dates below...

So Cow

So Cow - 2009 U.S. Tour Dates
May 7 Bruar Falls Brooklyn, New York
May 8 Silent Barn Brooklyn, New York
May 9 Death by Audio Brooklyn, New York
May 10 BAR New Haven, Connecticut
May 11 O'Brien's Bar Boston, Massachusetts
May 12 TBC Providence, Rhode Island
May 13 TBC Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
May 14 Velvet Lounge Washington DC, Washington DC
May 15 TBC Baltimore, Maryland
May 16 Brillobox Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
May 18 Rancho Relaxo w/ Tyvek Toronto, Ontario
May 20 Now That's Class Cleveland, Ohio
May 21 Cafe Bourbon Street Columbus, Ohio
May 22 TBC Kalamazoo, Michigan
May 23 The Black Sparrow Lafayette, Indiana
May 24 Ronny's Chicago, Illinois
May 25 The Dipping Station Milwaukee, Wisconsin
May 26 TBC Madison, Wisconsin
May 30 Little Mountain Studios Vancouver, British Columbia
May 31 Funhouse Seattle, Washington
Jun 1 Help needed here Olympia, Washington
Jun 2 The Know Portland, Oregon
Jun 4 Live at KDVS Davis, California
Jun 5 Luigi's Fun Garden Sacramento, Colorado
Jun 6 The Hemlock San Francisco, California
Jun 8 Help needed here Santa Cruz, California
Jun 9 Boo Boo Records San Luis Obispo, California
Jun 11 5..4..3..2..Fun! @ KCSB Santa Barbara, California
Jun 12 LKEG Gallery w/ Le Face, Shark Toys, Saturn Los Angeles, California
Jun 13 Soda Bar San Diego, California

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Comments (20)

man. if it were not for max tundra, bjork and thermals id so be going to see this guy. check him out!

Posted by sloweducation | May 5, 2009 1:14 PM

screw the Irish

Posted by Anonymous | May 5, 2009 1:14 PM

"screw the Irish"

What do you have against them?

Posted by Anonymous | May 5, 2009 1:59 PM

i find the best way to deal with trolls is to ignore them, and then they go away.

Posted by sloweducation | May 5, 2009 3:11 PM

I will not be ignored!

Posted by Troll | May 5, 2009 3:22 PM

hee. hee. creative trolls aren't so bad though. at least they are good for a laugh.

Posted by sloweducation | May 5, 2009 3:34 PM

aw i can't wait
i've been wanting to see a show since the wfmu broadcasting

Posted by Anonymous | May 5, 2009 4:39 PM

He's playing with Darlings on saturday night who just got in the L magazine issue as one of 8 brooklyn bands to watch

Posted by Anonymous | May 7, 2009 11:25 AM

^
Thus spoke a member of the Darlings.

Posted by Anonymous | May 7, 2009 11:32 AM

Why that guy is against Irish?
Any reason?

Posted by Article King | May 8, 2009 12:08 PM

maybe he ment it literally
like "yay free screws for every irish man"
whose playing at the silent show

Posted by Anonymous | May 8, 2009 4:59 PM

Go, Cow!

Posted by bobby | May 11, 2009 6:33 AM

So Cow is back in NYC on 5/15 (Baltimore didnt work out) for a free show at Cake Shop with Dinowalrus, Guilty Faces and Lame Drivers, 10pm and it's free

speaking of free, there's tons of So Cow mp3s at http://freemusicarchive.org/music/so_cow

Posted by Jason | May 12, 2009 8:08 PM

So Cow wraps up their tour 6/15 in Brooklyn at The Bell House with Diehard and Free Energy.

http://www.thebellhouseny.com/calendar.php

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