The Wave Pictures at BV SXSW 2010 (more by Tim Griffin)
The Wave Pictures released a new album called Beer in the Breakers in May via Moshi Moshi and are currently playing European shows in support of the album. A full US tour hasn't been announced yet, but the band will make a short visit to North America in August. While they're here, they'll play Mercury Lounge on August 17 and The Rock Shop in Brooklyn on August 25. Tickets for the Mercury show go on sale Friday (7/1) at noon. Rock Shop tickets are on sale now. If they have other dates scheduled in between those, we don't know about them yet.
The band released a 7" single for the album track "Blue Harbour" b/w "I Walked Past Them Sleeping" on June 13. Check out the Ben Reed-directed video for "Blue Harbour" and all known tour dates below...
The Wave Pictures - "Blue Harbour"
The Wave Pictures -- 2011 Tour Dates
July Sat 9th - London (UK) @ The Royal Albert Hall (Elgar Rooms)
July Sat 9th - London (UK) @ The Drop, 175 Stoke Newington High Street, DJ SET AT PLAYHOUSE
July Sat 16th - Cheltenham (UK) @ 2000 Trees Festival
August Sun 14th - Skipton (UK) @ Beacons Festival
August Wed 17th - New York (NY) @ Mercury Lounge
August Thu 25th - Brooklyn (NY) @ The Rock Shop
August Sun 28th - Berlin (GER) @ Indie Pop Day Festival
September Sat 3rd - Dresden (GER) @ Bronkow Festival