Posted in music | tour dates on November 16, 2011

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Thurston Moore

As mentioned, Thurston Moore is playing an acoustic set for Lincoln Center's American Songbook 2012 Season on February 2. Tickets for the show are on sale now.

Thurston has since scheduled a tour around the Lincoln Center show which hits Hoboken, NJ the next night at Maxwell's on February 3. Tickets for the NJ show go on sale Friday (11/18) at noon. He also plays New Hope Winery on February 4. All shows will be Thurston with his Demolished Thoughts ensemble (Keith Wood, Mary Lattimore, John Moloney, Samara Lubelski). All dates are listed below.

Meanwhile, you can catch Thurston's Sonic Youth bandmates Lee Ranaldo and Steve Shelley at the previously announced Glasslands show on 12/16 (tickets), where they'll be playing material off Lee's upcoming solo album Between The Times & The Tides, which comes out March 20 via Matador.

You can see Steve Shelley even sooner when his other band Spectre Folk play the new Brooklyn venue Big Snow Buffalo Lodge on November 19 and an older Brooklyn venue two days later, Death by Audio on November 21.

Sonic Youth, despite recent troubles, just played a show in San Paulo, Brazil on November 14th. Many on the Internet are asking if it could be their last show ever. We hope not. Regardless, you can watch video of the whole thing, along with all tour dates, below...

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Sonic Youth's last show ever?


Setlist: Sao Paulo, Brazil, 11/14/11:
01 Brave Men Run
02 Death Valley '69
03 Sacred Trickster
04 Calming the Snake
05 Mote
06 Cross the Breeze
07 Schizophrenia
08 Drunken Butterfly
09 Starfield Rd.
10 Flower
11 Sugar Kane
12 Teen Age Riot

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Thurston Moore - "Circulation" (Official Video)

Thurston Moore -- 2011/2012 Tour Dates
November 27 Dublin, Ireland - Button Factory
November 28 Glasgow, Scotland - Arches
November 29 Leeds, UK - Brudnell
November 30 Manchester, UK - The Ritz
December 2 London, UK - Union Chapel
December 3 London, UK - Electric Ballroom - performing the Psychic Hearts LP
December 4 Cologne, Germany - Week-End film and music festival Alter UFA Filmpalast
December 5 Berlin, Germany - Volksbuhne
December 6 Munich, Germany - Kammerspiele
December 7 Ferrara, Italy - Teatro Comunale
December 8 Roma, Italy - Parco della Musica
December 9 Milano, Italy - Teatro Dal Verme here
December 10 Zurich, Switzerland - Moods/Kilbi Im Exil
December 11 Paris, France - La Gaite' Lyrique
December 12 Amsterdam Netherlands - De Duif
January 28 Hartford, CT - Aetna Theatre @ Wadsworth Museum of Art
January 29 Burlington, VT - First Unitarian Church
January 30 Portland, ME - SPACE Gallery
January 31 Somerville, MA - Somerville Theatre w/ KURT VILE and the VIOLATORS
February 2 New York, NY - Lincoln Center - American Songbook Series
February 3 Hoboken, NJ - Maxwell's
February 4 New Hope, PA - New Hope Winery
February 5 Washington, DC - Black Cat w/ KURT VILE and the VIOLATORS
February 7 Durham, NC - Duke Performances @ Reynolds Industries Theater
February 8 Atlanta, GA - The Goat Farm
February 10 Dallas, TX - Texas Theatre
February- 11 Austin, TX St. Davids Church

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Comments (16)

30 years is a good run for anyone. Sonic no more? I hope not. But if their hearts aren't in it I'd be content if they move on to something that moves them.

Posted by Mack Daddy (!) | November 16, 2011 8:36 PM

Well if their last NYC show was at Williamsburg Waterfront. I'm happy. That setlist was unbelievable:)

Posted by Takk | November 16, 2011 8:39 PM

that is one angry lesbian in that picture

Posted by Anonymous | November 16, 2011 10:12 PM

This is okay. I respect anyone who can retire gracefully before the many embarrassments of old age set in.

Posted by Anonymous | November 16, 2011 10:17 PM

kim g needs to start her own band

Posted by Anonymous | November 16, 2011 11:48 PM

kim g needs to start her own band....with frohawk!

Posted by Anonymous | November 17, 2011 12:55 AM

>>kim g needs to start her own band

Um ... you mean beyond Free Kitten and the trio she has with DJ Olive and Ikue Mori?

PAY ATTENTION!!!!

Posted by Anonymous | November 17, 2011 1:00 AM

kim g needs to start her own band

Hello! She was in the Marc Jacobs Army after Free Kitten.

Posted by Anonymous | November 17, 2011 3:14 AM

Thurston Moore is your grandfather now.

Posted by Anonymous | November 17, 2011 9:16 AM

sonic youth=overrated

Posted by Anonymous | November 17, 2011 11:38 AM

Why the Anna Wintour picture on top?

Posted by Smack | November 17, 2011 12:11 PM

thurston cheat or what?

Posted by Anonymous | November 17, 2011 12:53 PM

^ always assumed they were swingers (based on their lyrics)

Posted by Anonymous | November 17, 2011 1:01 PM

sonic youth MSG last show ever.. I bet.

Posted by Anonymous | November 17, 2011 1:25 PM

'Why the Anna Wintour picture on top?'

i was wondering the SAME thing!

Posted by Anonymous | November 17, 2011 1:32 PM

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