FatCat Records are presenting their official CMJ showcase at Mercury Lounge on October 19. The showcase includes NYC singer/songwriter Nina Nastasia, recent FatCat signees Forest Fire, an acoustic set by Mice Parade (who Wolf Parade are sort of named after), and "special guests" (TBA?). Tickets go on sale Thursday (9/1) at noon with an AmEx presale starting Wednesday (8/31) at noon.
Mercury Lounge also announced their 10/21 CMJ showcase which has Purity Ring and others on the bill.
You can also catch Forest Fire in NYC this week at Shea Stadium on Thursday (9/1) with Caged Animals and Dive.
Not on the Mercury Lounge bill, but signed to FatCat is LA band Foot Village who can be found on the bill of the upcoming ATP I'll BE Your Mirror in Asbury Park (on 10/1), and who will stay on the east coast for a nine day tour that ends at Death By Audio in Brooklyn on October 9th. All dates are listed below..
Some videos and song streams below too...
Nina Nastasia - Cry, Cry, Baby
Mice Parade - "Focus on the Rollercoaster"
Foot Village October US dates
01 Oct - All Tomorrows Parties / I'll Be Your Mirror, Asbury Park NJ
03 Oct - Floristree, Baltimore MD (w/ Dustin Wong)
04 Oct - CFBG, Greensboro NC (w/ Ear Pwr)
05 Oct - Now That's Class, Cleveland OH (w/ Cloud Nothings)
06 Oct - Skylab, Columbus OH
07 Oct - Pi Lam, Philadelphia PA
08 Oct - AS220, Providence RI
09 Oct - Death By Audio, Brooklyn NY