Posted in music | tour dates on April 21, 2010

The Sadies...
Truck America

Truck America is a 3day festival (april 30-may 2) held up in the catskill mountains @ the full moon resort in big indian, ny. the truck family has been putting on festivals and gatherings in the UK for the past 13 years and have just made the jump to the american market. mercury rev (with a full orchestra), white rabbits, here we go magic, ida, the joy formidable and neil halstead are just a few of the confirmed live performances. in addition to lots of live music, they're also going to have handfuls of workshops, kids activities and late night campfire singalongs. weekend pass is only $120 and includes 3 nights of campsite access and parking (day tickets also available). if camping isn't your thing, accommodations are also available at the resort as well as meal packages.
The full lineup is below and tickets are on sale.

Before then there are a pair of "warm up shows" happening in NYC. The first is tonight (4/21) at The Bell House and features all bands also playing the festival: Atlantic/Pacific (ex-Texas is the Reason), Dusty & The Dreaming Spires (Robin & Joe from Goldrush/Truck), Oxygen Ponies and Cat Martino. The second happens April 26th at Matchless, with The Caulfield Sisters and the Truck Family All Stars (members of Common Prayer, Dusty & The Dreaming Spires & Hopewell).

Sixties-style rockers The Sadies will be one of the bands at Truck America. They also have a new album, Darker Circles, out May 18th at Yep Roc. Their tour dates take them across Canada and down the West Coast, where they play a few shows with Kurt Vile. Back east, Vile plays a release show for his new 12" EP Square Shells, which comes out at the end of May on Matador, at Union Pool on June 18th. Joining him will be Meg Baird and Mad Scene.

The full lineup for Truck America and other tour dates are below...

Truck America

Truck America lineup
Atlantic/Pacific
Brandon Patton
Cat Martino
Collin Rocker
Common Prayer
Dusty & the Dreaming Spires (Robin & Joe from Goldrush/Truck)
Forgetters (Blake Schwarzenbach of Jawbreaker, Jets To Brazil)
Gary Louris (of The Jayhawks)
Gazzarderie All Stars
Grand Mal
Here We Go Magic
Hopewell
Ida
Jeneric
John de Vries
John Kameel Farah
Lewis & Clarke
Linda Moody
Loop 2.4.3
Mercury Rev
Mike & Ruthy
Natureboy
Neil Halstead
Nina Violet
Oxygen Ponies
Randi Russo
Sam Isaac
Sgt Dunbar & the Hobo Banned
Spouse
Stache & The Golden Delicious
T J Kong & The Atomic Bomb
Tern Rounders
The Brixton Riot
The Caulfield Sisters
The Dig
The Joy Formidable
The Roadside Graves
The Sadies
The Shoestring Band
The Shoestring Band Folk Session
The Silent League
Tim Easton
Two Dark Birds
Wayne Robbins & The Hellsayers
White Rabbits
Wintersleep
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The Sadies - 2010 Tour Dates
May 21 Call The Office London, Ontario
May 22 Lee's Palace Toronto, Ontario
May 25 Pyramid Cabaret Winnipeg, Manitoba
May 26 Louis' Pub Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
May 27 Starlite Room Edmonton, Alberta
May 29 Dicken's Pub Calgary, Alberta
May 30 The Canmore Hotel Canmore, Alberta
May 31 The Canmore Hotel Canmore, Alberta
Jun 01 The Hume Hotel Nelson, British Columbia
Jun 04 The Biltmore Vancouver, British Columbia
Jun 05 The High Dive Seattle, Washington *
Jun 06 Wild Buffalo Bellingham, Washington *
Jun 07 Doug Fir Portland, OR *
Jun 09 Great American Hall San Francisco, California +
Jun 10 Echo Los Angeles, California +
Jun 11 The Casbah San Diego, California +
Jun 12 Pappy and Harriet's Joshua Tree, California
Jun 13 Rhythm Room Phoenix, Arizona
Jun 15 Larimer Lounge Denver, Colorado
Jun 25 Cedars Lounge Youngstown, OH
Aug 05 George Eastman House Rochester, New York
* w/ Kurt Vile
+ w/ The Loons

Square Shells EP cover
Kurt Vile

Kurt Vile - 2010 Tour Dates
Sat 06.05.10 Seattle, WA High Dive *
Sun 06.06.10 Bellingham, WA Wild Buffalo *
Mon 06.07.10 Portland, OR Doug Fir *
Fri 06.18.10 Brooklyn, NY Union Pool #
* w/ The Sadies
#w/ Mad Scene, Meg Baird

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Comments (7)

is anybody going to this...

Posted by Anonymous | April 21, 2010 11:38 AM

Theres definitely some great groups here. But up in the catskills? To repeat the first comment: is anyone actually going to go to this?

Posted by Anonymous | April 21, 2010 12:11 PM

am/pm

Posted by Anonymous | April 21, 2010 12:25 PM

That festival is like ATP's ugly little cousin..

Posted by Anonymous | April 21, 2010 1:53 PM

You people are stupid to even think of missing that lineup, plus Mercury Rev with an orchestra?

And due to laziness of all things, how American.

Posted by Anonymous | April 21, 2010 2:01 PM

I am a Neil Halstead fan and am looking forward to this festival. Also looking forward to discovering some new music. Even if the shows suck, we still get to chill out in the Catskills on a spring weekend. How bad can that be?

Posted by Anonymous | April 21, 2010 3:35 PM

Natureboy are amazing!
http://www.myspace.com/natureboysongs

Posted by Anon | April 21, 2010 10:06 PM

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