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Grizzly Bear @ MHOW in May (more by Tim Griffin)
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Grizzly Bear will head out on a month-long North American tour in September and October. Before and after, the group will play a series of overseas/European shows (including one with the London Symphony Orchestra). This summer will also find Grizzly Bear at Pitchfork Music Fest on July 19th, and the final Williamsburg Waterfront Pool Party with Beach House on August 30th.

The Late Show with David Letterman will host Grizzly Bear on Thursday, July 16th (two nights after Grizzly Bear's friend Feist plays the show with Wilco). If you remember, the band was scheduled to play the show in May, but got bumped.

Trent Reznor, who's playing a series of final NIN shows at the end of August, commented on his Grizzly Bear love in June.

Newsweek: What music do you listen to that might shock your fans?

Trent Reznor: ...The band Grizzly Bear, I think they're excellent. There's a beauty and a musicality there that I wish would have been in vogue in the late '80s, when I was forming bands. The aesthetic I was tuned into was a more dumbed-down kind of thing. Sometimes listening to stuff like they're doing makes me feel irrelevant. That's a nice, healthy kick in the ass. And it's interesting to see there's room for that in what's considered hip these days.

All GB tour dates below...

Grizzly Bear - 2009 Tour Dates
07/19/09 Chicago, IL @ Pitchfork Music Festival
08/30/09 Brooklyn, NY @ JELLY Pool Parties #
09/26/09 Ann Arbor, MI @ Michigan Theater #
09/27/09 Chicago, IL @ The Metro #
09/28/09 Chicago, IL @ The Metro #
09/30/09 Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue #
10/01/09 Columbus, MO @ Blue Note #
10/03/09 Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits Festival
10/05/09 Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse #
10/06/09 Norfolk, VA @ The NorVA #
10/07/09 Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory #
10/08/09 Boston, MA @ Orpheum Theatre #
10/14/09 Vancouver, BC @ Vogue Theatre
10/15/09 Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
10/16/09 Seattle, WA @ Moore Theatre
10/18/09 San Francisco, CA @ Treasure Island Music Festival
10/20/09 Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Palladium #
10/21/09 Solana Beach, CA @ Belly Up Tavern #
# w/ Beach House

Grizzly Bear - 2009 non-North American Tour Dates
Aug 7 Summer Sonic Osaka
Aug 9 Summer Sonic Tokyo
Aug 13 Øya Festival Oslo
Aug 14 Way Out West Festival Göteborg
Aug 15 Haldern Pop Festival Rees-Haldern
Aug 16 a Route du RockFestival St. Malo
Aug 18 SOLD OUT: Koko London
Aug 20 Pukkelpop Hasselt
Aug 21 Lowlands Paradise Biddinghuizen
Aug 22 Green Man Festival Glanusk
Oct 31 Barbican Hall (with the LSO) London
Nov 1 Vicar Street Dublin
Nov 2 ABC Glasgow
Nov 4 Cathedral Manchester
Nov 5 Leeds Metropolitan University Leeds
Nov 6 Anson Rooms Bristol
Nov 8 Cirque Royal Brussels
Nov 9 Melkweg Amsterdam
Nov 10 Grunspan Hamburg
Nov 11 Postbahnhof Berlin
Nov 12 Theaterfabrik München
Nov 15 Fri-Son Fribourg
Nov 16 WuK Wien
Nov 17 Volkshaus Basel
Nov 19 Kulturkirche Köln
Nov 20 Crossing Border Festival (Royal Theatre) The Hague
Nov 21 La Cigale Paris
Nov 24 Lille Vega Copenhagen

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Comments (14)

Their live shows were taken to another level this summer. If you get a chance, definitely check them out.

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 3:14 PM

yeah. another level of "precious"

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 3:17 PM

it's so cool that you're reading new york times.

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 3:23 PM

trent's the shit

Posted by Slob | July 13, 2009 3:25 PM

Worst band going right now.

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 3:27 PM

Do we really have to go to the pool party to see them in NY this fall?
How was the sound/crowd at this last one?

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 3:28 PM

i skip the times and go straight to nico muhlys "precious" blog.

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 3:29 PM

@ ANON 3:27

i didn't know you commented on here geologist.

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 3:33 PM

their show at the wiltern was one of the best this year in LA, but the palladium kinda sucks. hopefully they can make that beast sound good.

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 3:35 PM

3:14 and 3:27 might be in disagreement

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 3:36 PM

i think 3:27 is just another failed musician in brooklyn trying desperately to get a cashier job at a new whole foods. sad story that happens all too much.

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 3:42 PM

i thought that was a picture of eugene mirman

Posted by anon | July 13, 2009 3:45 PM

Yeah, Ed is looking very portly these days.

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 4:24 PM

God, Ed is such a catch.

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 8:11 PM

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