Posted in Contests | music | tour dates on January 4, 2011

by Bill Pearis

DOWNLOAD: Suuns - Arena (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Suuns - Nursery (MP3)

Suuns

Montreal's Suuns are making good use of their visas and heading back to NYC for three shows this month: Jan. 25 at The Rock Shop, then Jan. 26 for an early show at Mercury Lounge and Jan. 27 at Shea Stadium. We're giving away a pair of tickets to the Rock Shop show -- just send an email to BVCONTESTS@HOTMAIL.COM with the subject line "SUUNS" and we'll pick a winner at random.

You can download two tracks from Suuns swell debut, Zeros QC, which came out last year on Secretly Canadian. If you've seen them already -- and in NYC you've had plenty of chances, including the Brooklyn Vegan CMJ showcase  -- you know they're good live. And if you haven't yet experienced their kraut-y, showgazy miasma in person, you should remedy that. They also recently did a Daytrotter session that's worth checking out.

In addition to the NYC dates, they're also playing Burlington, VT on the way down here, plus a couple Canadian dates with fellow Montrealers Besnard Lakes. (BL's Jace Lacek produced Zeroes QC.) The band will also be playing SXSW this year, so expect a tour around that as well. All 2011 North American tour dates are below...

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Suuns - Up Past the Nursery

Suuns - 2011 North American Tour Dates
1/15 Montreal, QC- Cabaret Mile End w/ The Besnard Lakes
1/20 Quebec City, QC- Grand Salon de l'Universite Laval w/ Random Recipe, Millimetrik, Alaclair Emsemble
1/23 Burlington, VT- Higher Ground
1/25 Brooklyn, NY- The Rock Shop
1/26 Brooklyn, NY- Shea Stadium
1/27 New York, NY- Mercury Lounge
1/29 Toronto, ON- Lee's Palace w/ The Besnard Lakes

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Comments (5)

the rock shop is such a great little venue. I hope it continues to do well.

Posted by Anonymous | January 4, 2011 4:08 PM

I could not agree more. Great bookings. They continue to get stuff that the other places ignore. Great sound. Old Mercury Lounge set-up for a smaller room and the right soundproofing for good acoustics. Great bar selection. That Brooklyn IPA is amazing.
The only thing it could use there is a separation of the two rooms. Sometime the yappers from the bar can be heard over the music.
And no, this is not Skippy posting anonymously. Just a satisfied customer of this venue.

Posted by Anonymous | January 4, 2011 4:14 PM

their food upstairs is amazing too

Posted by Anonymous | January 4, 2011 4:25 PM

the food is indeed pretty good upstairs.

Posted by bill p | January 4, 2011 5:55 PM

um... isn't this BV? where are all the negative comments?

Posted by Anonymous | January 5, 2011 8:52 AM

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