Posted in music | tour dates on August 28, 2009

Edward Droste of Grizzly Bear displays his 'favorite band ever' (*Ethel)
Ed Beach House

"The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is offering a reward for information leading to the conviction of whoever illegally shot and killed what officials say was one of Montana's largest grizzly bears.

The carcass of the big grizzly, called Maximus because he stood 7 1/2 feet tall and weighed about 800 pounds, was found Aug. 12 on a ranch in northern Montana. The bear had been dead about a month.

Special Agent Brian Lakes said Friday that he didn't know what the exact size of the reward would be but it would be "substantial."

"We are following up on some leads at this time," Lakes told the Great Falls Tribune." [AP]

Grizzly Bear play with Ed's 'favorite band ever' (not his wording), Beach House, this Sunday (8/30) at the Williamsburg Waterfront. The show marks the end of the 2009 season of free Pool Parties in Brooklyn ('VIP' tickets are also available).

On Saturday you can catch Grizzly Bear at the Virgin Festival in Ontario. On September 25th, GB & BH hit the road together to play a series of shows that not only includes the Austic City Limits Festival, but an ACL Aftershow at Emo's on October 3rd as well. Updated tour dates below...

Grizzly Bear - 2009 Tour Dates
Aug 29 - Virgin Festival Ontario (Molson Amphitheatre) Toronto, Ontario
Aug 30 - Williamsburg Waterfront [free!] Brooklyn, New York
Sep 25 - Skidmore College [Sport & Rec Center] (w/ Gang Gang Dance) Saratoga Springs, New York
Sep 26 - Michigan Theater (w/ Beach House) Ann Arbor, Michigan
Sep 27 - Metro (w/ Beach House) Chicago, Illinois
Sep 28 - Metro (w/ Beach House) Chicago, Illinois
Sep 30 - First Avenue (w/ Beach House) Minneapolis, Minnesota
Oct 1 - Blue Note (w/ Beach House) Columbia, Missouri
Oct 3 - Austin City Limits Festival Austin, Texas
Oct 3 - Emo's [ACL Aftershow] Austin, Texas
Oct 5 - Variety Playhouse (w/ Beach House) Atlanta, Georgia
Oct 6 - The NorVa (w/ Beach House) Norfolk, Virginia
Oct 7 - Electric Factory (w/ Beach House) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Oct 8 - Orpheum Theatre (w/ Beach House) Boston, Massachusetts
Oct 14 - Vogue Theatre Vancouver, British Columbia
Oct 15 - Crystal Ballroom Portland, Oregon
Oct 16 - Moore Theatre Seattle, Washington
Oct 18 - Treasure Island Music Festival San Francisco, California
Oct 20 - Hollywood Palladium (w/ Beach House) Los Angeles, California
Oct 21 - Belly Up Tavern (w/ Beach House) Solana Beach, California
Oct 31 - SOLD OUT: Barbican Hall (with the LSO) London
Nov 1 - Vicar Street Dublin
Nov 2 - ABC Glasgow
Nov 4 - SOLD OUT: 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 14 - Sala Verdi del Conservatorio Milano
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 - SOLD OUT: Vega Musikkens Hus Copenhagen
Nov 25 - Rockerfeller Oslo
Nov 26 - Debaser Stockholm

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Comments (31)

What happens if it pours on Sunday? We're supposed to get the Tropical Storm/Hurricane Danny on Sunday.

Posted by Anonymous | August 28, 2009 1:30 PM

kant wait to see this show at brooklyn bowl.
why isnt it in providence?
love you suppe!
why is the room sold out?

Posted by Anonymous | August 28, 2009 1:33 PM

My sister's friend used to date one of the guy's in Grizzly Bear. Friend says he gave pretty terrific facetime so kudos to him for having mad skills on and off the stage. Really looking forward to the pool party show.

Posted by Anonymous | August 28, 2009 1:35 PM

Oh hi Denny

Posted by Anonymous | August 28, 2009 1:47 PM

please don't rain on Sunday! i've missed these guys at every NY area show since All Points West last year, come on, throw me a bone! :)

Posted by brian roach | August 28, 2009 1:53 PM

Do you understand life? Do you?

Posted by Anonymous | August 28, 2009 1:57 PM

Rain'll be spotty by Sunday, by evening it should be nice. Don't fret. Shame about that big grizzly out in Montana. Fuckin' hicks.

Posted by Anonymous | August 28, 2009 2:10 PM

would it be possible to catch Lightning Bolt and Grizzly Bear?

Posted by Anonymous | August 28, 2009 2:15 PM

weather reports says 30% chance of scattered t-storms.... if old Danny hits all indications that it will clear out by sunday.... lets hope..

Posted by Anonymous | August 28, 2009 2:18 PM

if the fish and wildlife folks want more large bears in Montana, they should head to downtown the Ramrod or the Eagle.

Posted by Anonymous | August 28, 2009 2:34 PM

woooo....grizzly bear, they're great - should be a high octane show for the non-confrontational hippies

hurricane danny...a song the fall covered?

shame that whoever shot that grizzly bear and didn't have it mounted...pointless.

Posted by Anonymous | August 28, 2009 2:37 PM

What time does Jelly usually let us know if the concert has been moved indoors?

Posted by Anonymous | August 28, 2009 2:44 PM

"he gave pretty terrific facetime"

what does that even mean ?

Posted by Anonymous | August 28, 2009 2:48 PM

2:48 if you don't know, think about it a little harder or maybe even say it aloud.

Hopefully tonight when you're giving your own facetime it will come to you. No pun intended.

Posted by anonymous2 | August 28, 2009 3:02 PM

1:47 and 1:57
are you quoting the classic "The Room" which is showing tonight at Cinema Village?!

Posted by Anonymous | August 28, 2009 3:10 PM

3:10- That's the idea!

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

it was sold out this morning and my day has been covered in weak sauce ever since.

Posted by Anonymous | August 28, 2009 3:17 PM

so who is going to lightning bolt instead of this?

Posted by Anonymous | August 29, 2009 2:53 AM

does anyone know set-time for grizzly bear/beach house?

Posted by Anonymous | August 29, 2009 10:48 AM

^^ door and set times?

Posted by Anonymous | August 29, 2009 3:03 PM


2:00 - Doors
4:00 – Vega
5:00 – Beach House
6:00 – Grizzly Bear

Posted by Anonymous | August 29, 2009 3:33 PM

by wut time will they close the doors?

Posted by Anonymous | August 30, 2009 1:15 PM

how come on their myspace page it says 8:00PM, whats the deal?

Posted by Anonymous | August 30, 2009 3:20 PM

go to Bolt at myrtle/broadway, place has phenomenal sound.

Posted by Dan K. | August 30, 2009 3:32 PM

It'd be awesome if Grizzly Bear got hit by a Lightning Bolt.

Posted by Anonymous | August 30, 2009 4:29 PM

Jay Z and Beyonce in the house tonight! They clearly love Grizzly Bear!

Posted by blackhat | August 30, 2009 9:00 PM

1st Waterfront show. Grizzly Bear was amazing, and Jay Z and Beyonce were in the house, as was Chuck Schumer. But what's up with the entrance policy? HUGE lines to get in, masses of people outside, but then once you get in, plenty of open space, room for WAY more people? I mean, my friend and I had a huge area to ourselves to watch band, so I guess i'm not complaining, but whoever organizes these things did a terrible job, they could have let a LOT more people in and still not had any kind of overcrowding!!! But Grizzly Bear rocked!

Posted by brian Roach | August 30, 2009 9:54 PM

Jay singing along to The Knife was worth the long lines and heat.

Posted by Anonymous | August 30, 2009 10:46 PM

Jay Z Beyonce and Chuck Schumer at Jelly NYC... with plenty of reported room on the inside and lines a mile long outside?!?

This smells of back door deals to show someone that the waterfront can draw masses, and remain exclusive. Someone is definitely looking to make even more coin by pushing some financiers to invest / profit / destroy the waterfront. Those crooked bastards will stop at nothing.

Posted by nachtengel | August 30, 2009 11:20 PM

@11:20pm. do you seriously believe that? jelly makes money to pay bands from beer sales. this clearly was a park regulation / occupancy issue as more people at the show = more people buying beer. thus it doesn't benefit jelly to not let people into the show.

Posted by Anonymous | August 31, 2009 12:14 AM

It always saddens me to hear that the pool partying season comes to an end. It's the most exciting time of the year with parties every day and every night. Although there wont be pool parties for a while, I hope the party spirit will remain and people will continue to have fun. It's not the same without the sun and the water but we can compensate by warming up the atmosphere our selves.

Posted by Intex filter b | March 7, 2011 10:57 PM

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