Posted in music | tour dates on May 10, 2011

Kathryn Calder on stage with The New Pornographers (more by Amanda Hatfield)
Kathryn Calder of New Pornographers

Kathryn Calder, possibly best known for her contributions to a certain supergroup that contains her uncle, is currently on the road with Himalayan Bear on the West Coast. The dates are in support of Are You My Mother?, her own album which dropped in August of last year. So far a full slate of dates on the Eastside have yet to be determined, but NYC has a show to call their own: Mercury Lounge on June 14th. Tickets go on AmEx presale at noon on Wed (5/11) and regular sale on Friday. All dates are listed below.

Meanwhile Neko Case is going about to embark on a dueling tour that kicks off on 5/11 in Rhode Island and makes a stop at Bearsville Theatre in Woodstock, NY one day later. If you're confused about the date of the Woodstock show, it might be because it was supposed to happen in February but was postponed due to bad weather. All current dates are listed below, Pitchfork Fest included.

The New Pornographers have upcoming dates at both the previously discussed B.O.M.B. Fest in CT on May 29, and Festival for Humanity in Vernon, NJ on May 30th. The band's video for "Sweet Talk" in support of Oxfam's Gulf relief efforts has been nominated for an Emmy. If you havent seen it, check it out below along with all tour dates.

Arrow - Kathryn Calder (Official Video)

"Slip Away" - Kathryn Calder (Official Video)

The New Pornographers - Sweet Talk, Sweet Talk - for Oxfam America's Gulf Coast Recovery Program

May 10th Moe's Alley (1535 Commercial Way) Santa Cruz, CA*
May 12th Hotel Café (1623 ½ N. Cahuenga Blvd.) Los Angeles, CA*
May 13th Tin Can Alehouse (1863 5th Ave.) San Diego, CA*
May 16th New Parish (579 18th Street) Oakland, CA*
May 18th Mission Theatre (1624 Northwest Glisan Street) Portland, OR*
May 19th Rendezvous (2322 2nd Avenue) Seattle, WA*
May 20th Biltmore Cabaret (395 Kingsway) Vancouver, BaC*
Jun 13th TT the Bear's Cambridge, MA
Jun 14th Mercury Lounge New York, NY
* w/Himalayan Bear

Neko Case -- 2011 Tour Dates
Wed May 11, 2011 Providence, RI Lupo's *
Thu May 12, 2011 Woodstock, NY Bearsville Theatre *
Fri May 13, 2011 Washington, DC Black Cat (early)
Fri May 13, 2011 Washington, DC Black Cat * (late)
Sat May 14, 2011 Roanoke, VA Reserve Avenue Complex
Sun May 15, 2011 Nelsonville, OH Nelsonville Music Festival
Mon May 16, 2011 Louisville, KY Headliners *
Tue May 17, 2011 Nashville, TN Cannery Ballroom *
Wed May 18, 2011 Athens, GA 40 Watt Club *
Thu May 19, 2011 Charlotte, NC Knight Theater *
Fri May 20, 2011 Charleston, SC Music Farm *
Sat Jun 18, 2011 Minneapolis, MN Minneapolis Sculpture Garden w/ My Morning Jacket, Booker T
Fri Jul 01, 2011 Saratoga, CA The Mountain Winery w/ Calexico
Sat Jul 02, 2011 Quincy, CA High Sierra Music Festival -
Sun Jul 03, 2011 San Francisco, CA Stern Grove Festival w/ The Dodos
Fri Jul 08, 2011 Troutdale, OR Edgefield Amphitheater w/ The Cave Singers
Sun Jul 10, 2011 Seattle, WA The Paramount Theatre -
Fri Jul 15, 2011 Chicago, IL Pitchfork Music Festival -
Sun Sep 11, 2011 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl w/ The National
* w/ Y La Bamba

May 29 - Hartford, CT @ Bomb Fest (Comcast Theatre)
May 30 - Vernon, NJ @ Festival For Humanity



Comments (7)

I wan' some Kathryn Calder skank ohn ma fingah

Posted by Anonymous | May 10, 2011 12:04 PM

Wow, first she didn't know Carl was her uncle, now her album title reveals she doesn't know who her mother is? This woman has some family issues.

Posted by DED Soundsystem | May 10, 2011 1:26 PM

I am famous because of my uncle.

Thank you.

Posted by Anonymous | May 10, 2011 4:54 PM

Calder? I don't even know her.

Posted by Anonymous | May 10, 2011 5:57 PM

OMG New Pornographers & Oxfam together? My music tastes and my fave do-good organization just collided into such a great video. This makes me want to kiss the world and make it better.

Posted by cathy | May 15, 2011 12:55 AM

do it well!

Posted by harry port | May 15, 2011 8:48 AM

right on

Posted by Jamie | March 11, 2014 7:45 PM

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