Posted in music | tour dates on April 28, 2010

by Andrew Frisicano

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Zola Jesus, singer Nika Roza Danilova who's been likened to Diamanda Galas, Siouxsie and Karin Andersson (check out for yourself above), has a few notable shows coming up this June and July. First, she's on the bill for NXNE in Toronto June 14th-20th.

After that, she comes to NYC for a show on June 19th at Glasslands.

Then later im the summer, Zola Jesus plays with Bear in Heaven at their free South Street Seaport show on July 9th. Bear in Heaven also play Terminal 5 with Metric on May 16th, and have a ton of tour dates (including some with Twin Sister), which are posted below.

Further, you can catch Zola Jesus supporting Wolf Parade at Terminal 5 on July 13th (and on a couple of their dates on the West Coast). Tickets are still on sale. That's around the same time Wolf Parade's new record, Expo 86, comes out on Sub Pop. The cover is below.

All tour dates for Zola Jesus and Bear in Heaven below...

Wolf Parade

Zola Jesus - 2010 Tour Dates
May 01 Oberlin College - Fairchild Chapel Oberlin, Ohio
Jun 17 NXNE -- Sneaky Dees Toronto, Ontario
Jun 18 NXNE -- The Garrison Toronto, Ontario
Jun 19 Glasslands NYC, New York
Jun 25 7th Street Entry Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jun 26 Project Lodge Madison, Wisconsin
Jun 27 Schubas Chicago, Illinois
Jul 09 South Street Seaport NYC, New York ^
Jul 13 Terminal 5 NYC, New York #
Jul 25 Holocene Portland, Oregon
Jul 30 Fox Theatre Oakland, California #
Jul 31 Wiltern Los Angeles, California #
Sep 06 O2 ABC Glasgow $
Sep 08 Brixton Academy London $
Sep 09 La CigaleParis $
^ w/ Bear In Heaven
# w/ Wolf Parade
$ w/ Fever Ray

Bear in Heaven - 2010 Tour Dates
04-27 Paris, France - Point FMR
04-28 Roubaix, France - Cave de Poetes
04-29 Groningen, Netherlands - Vera
04-30 Aarhus, Denmark - Pop Revo Festival
05-01 Bergen, Norway - Bergenfest
05-02 Berlin, Germany - Bang Bang Club
05-04 Hamburg, Germany - Molotow
05-05 Malmo, Sweden - Debaser
05-06 Gothenburg, Sweden - Jazz Huset
05-07 Stockholm, Sweden - Hornstull Strand
05-08 Copenhagen, Denmark - Loppen
05-10 Amsterdam, Netherlands - Paradiso
05-11 Antwerp, Belgium - Trix
05-12 Nijmegen, Netherlands - Merleyn
05-13 Brussels, Belgium - Les Nuits de Botanique
05-16 New York, NY - Terminal 5 *
05-18 Columbus, OH - Newport Music Hall *
05-19 Cleveland, OH - House of Blues *
05-20 Chicago, IL - Vic Theater *
06-24 Portland, ME - Space
06-25 Winooski, VT - The Monkey House
06-26 Buffalo, NY - Big Orbit's Soundlab
06-27 Hamden, CT - The Space
07-09 New York, NY - Pier 17 #
07-10 Ottawa, Ontario - Cisco Systems Bluesfest
07-13 Cambridge, MA - TT The Bear's Place ^
07-15 Toronto, Ontario - El Mocambo ^
07-16 Ann Arbor, MI - The Blind Pig ^
07-17 Chicago, IL - Pitchfork Music Festival
07-19 Madison, WI - High Noon Saloon ^
07-20 St. Paul, MN - Turf Club ^
07-21 Fargo, ND - The Aquarium
07-24 Vancouver, British Columbia - The Biltmore Cabaret ^
07-25 Portland, OR - Doug Fir ^
07-26 San Francisco, CA - The Rickshaw Stop ^
07-27 Los Angeles, CA - The Echo ^
07-29 Denver, CO - Hi Dive ^
07-30 Lawrence, KS - Replay Lounge ^
07-31 St. Louis, MO - The Luminary Center for the Arts ^
08-02 Cleveland, OH - Grog Shop ^
08-08 Katowice, Poland - Off Festival
08-11 Oslo, Norway - Bla
08-21 London, England - X0Y0
08-22 Powys, Wales - Green Man Festival
* with Metric
# with Zola Jesus
^ with Twin Sister

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Comments (9)

All right, I've warmed up to her new EP, but she is not even close to Diamanda or Siouxsie or Karin! If you really listen, and I mean really listen, you'll hear traces of Bonnie Tyler . . . maybe Kim Carnes, but there is not a damned similarity to any of the three that you have compared her too!

You know, why don't we stop the comparison shopping and just let Zola be Zola. Isn't that enough?

Posted by Nola Jeebus | April 28, 2010 9:30 PM

she is the fucking best

Posted by Anonymous | April 28, 2010 10:23 PM

<3 that Zola

Posted by Anonymous | April 29, 2010 4:02 AM

this shit is horrible

Posted by Anonymous | April 29, 2010 9:23 AM

she sounds like Ashlee Simpson

Posted by Anonymous | April 29, 2010 10:35 AM

^ you guys are joking Stridulum is a goth pop masterpiece.

Posted by Anonymous | April 29, 2010 11:20 AM

THIS BITCH IS NOWHERE NEAR DIAMANDA GALAS's level of artistry except for the makeup. Wake the fuck up, critics!

Posted by Anonymous | April 29, 2010 11:51 PM

First commenter is right, no one with ears who is even half informed would compare her to Diamonda Galas... She could never hope to match Diamonda's vocal range and I'll wait to see how her thematic range will develop. The comparison between the two is lazy as shit, I really can't see a reason to compare them other than the most superficial similarities that fall squarely into idiotic critical languge like being "dark" or whatever and that sometimes Diamonda will scream. But from whisper to roar they are nowhere near on the same level, at least not if you like either of them, to me it's kind of a diss to Diamonda Galas.

Posted by Rw | June 19, 2010 11:00 AM

You guys putting Zola down are morons

Posted by Anonymous | October 14, 2010 4:33 AM

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