Posted in music | tour dates on March 30, 2012

By Bill Pearis

Now Now

Minneapolis trio Now Now are currently on the road with The Naked & Famous, a tour which rolls into New York next week for a sold-out show on Wednesday (4/4) at Terminal 5. For those who want to see them in a less cavernous (yet still high-ceilinged) venue, Now Now play a headlining gig on Tuesday (4/3) at Cameo Gallery with Lightyear and Field Mouse. After their stint with the Naked & Famous, the band will then hook up with fun. who will be atTerminal 5 on June 15 and 16 (both sold out).

Now Now's second album, Threads, came out earlier this month on Chris Walla's Trans Records. As you might expect from a label run by a member of Death Cab for Cutie, Threads is expansive, ocean-sized, heart-on-sleeve pop. (You can fill in your own late '90s/early '00s sensitive genre names.) It's a big, ambitious record that sounds like it was built for places like Terminal 5 and, who knows, it may not be long before they are headlining there themselves.

You can stream a couple Threads tracks at the bottom of this post and watch the video for "Dead Oaks" as well. Or you can stream the whole album on Spotify. All Now Now tour dates are below too...


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Now Now - Dead Oaks

Now Now - 2012 Tour Dates
3/30 - Miami, FL - Grand Central*
3/3131 - Athens, GA - 40 Watt Club*
4/01 - Carrboro, NC - Cat's Cradle*
4/02 - Richmond, VA - The National*
4/03 - Brooklyn, NY - Cameo Gallery (21+) (HEADLINE SHOW)
4/04 - New York, NY - Terminal 5*
4/05 - Toronto, ON - Sound Academy*
4/06 - Pontiac, MI - The Crofoot*
4/07 - Grand Rapids, MI - The DAAC (HEADLINE SHOW)
4/09 - Indianapolis, IN - The Vogue*
4/10 - Nashville, TN - Mercy Lounge*
4/12 - St. Louis, MO - The Gargoyle (Wash U)*
4/13 - Milwaukee, WI - Turner Hall Ballroom*
4/14 - Madison, WI - Majestic Theatre*
4/15 - Chicago, IL - Vic Theatre*
4/17 - Kansas City, MO - The Midland Theatre*
4/18 - Denver, CO - Ogden Theatre*
4/19 - Salt Lake City, UT - The Depot*
4/21 - San Francisco, CA - The Warfield*
4/23 - Portland, OR - Crystal Ballroom*
4/24 - Seattle, WA - Showbox Sodo*
4/25 - Vancouver, BC - Commodore Ballroom*
4/26 - Vancouver, BC - Commodore Ballroom*
4/27 - Spokane, WA - A Club (HEADLINE SHOW)
5/31 - Phoenix, AZ - Mesa Arts Center#
6/05 - Flagstaff, AZ - The Orpheum#
6/06 - Santa Fe, NM - Railyard Plaza (FREE)#
6/08 - Oklahoma City, OK - Diamond Ballroom#
6/09 - St. Louis, MO - Pagaent#
6/11 - Covington, KY - The Madison Theatre#
6/14 - Cleveland, OH - House of Blues#
6/15 - Pittsburgh, PA - AE#
6/16 - New York, NY - Terminal 5#
6/17 - New York, NY - Terminal 5#
7/15 - Bunbury Music Festival (Cincinnati, OH)
* = w/ The Naked & Famous, Vacationer
# = w/ FUN.

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Comments (19)

Justin Bieber has triplet brothers?

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2012 2:31 PM

I can't believe how many bands skip both DC and Baltimore. I guess getting that Covington gig is was too important...

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2012 2:32 PM

BaltiWHAT?

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2012 2:35 PM

DC AND Balimore...LOL.

On par with Oklahoma City and Dover.

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2012 2:36 PM

The Covington gig is important to band that wants to make new fans and money. They are opening for FUN. Band is selling out T5.

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2012 2:44 PM

Plus Covington had one of the better strip clubs I've been to and these bitches look like dykes. I guess that one on the right is a bull dyke.

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2012 2:50 PM

these brats dont even have hair downstairs yet..

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2012 2:56 PM

Wow wow wow, settle with the sh*t talk.

I just saw these guys live the other day and I fell in love.

Their music deserve some respect for not being the same crap we listen every day on radio.

Seriously who the hell cares how old they are.

The lead singer is 25 years old. Youngest one is 20.
Jesus, have some respect.

Posted by Sol | March 30, 2012 4:11 PM

threads is a solid record.

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2012 4:30 PM

"Their music deserve some respect for not being the same crap we listen every day on radio."

No one here listens to the radio. You are clearly not a BV reader as these comments are basically as nice as it gets.

It's a pretty good album though

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2012 4:32 PM

Yes because they all resemble justin bieber so much. Why are people attempting to make judgements by their looks anyway? Their music is exceptional and deserves praise.

Posted by katie | March 30, 2012 4:33 PM

Any Now, Now fans finding there way over here to defend the band. Don't sweat it. Getting ripped on here is a right of passage for any successful musician.

Brooklyn Vegan is full of crusty ass no talent Bushwick bitches who can't seem to book shows for their own shitty band's anywhere but Trash Bar and Spike HIll.

They'll keep on telling themselves they're just too challenging for the indie rock masses. But in reality they're just SOL because even 120k worth of art school couldn't buy them an original idea or enough motivation to follow through on anything they start aside from the blog comments they write while dreaming of how they'll one day accomplish something more than being a shitty excuse for a barista who blacks out at Union Pool every other night while trying to hit on the 20 year old NYU students who brave the L Train for a taste of something "different" and "edgy."

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2012 5:07 PM

5:07 PM Thats pretty true and funny, but aren't they getting a place in the Burg after they get off the road with Tegan and Sara?

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2012 6:13 PM

what the fuck is this garbage?

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2012 7:13 PM

saying this is the usual for this website isn't an excuse for talking crap about an amazing band... i wonder how many of you bothered to even listen to a song?

Posted by Tom | March 30, 2012 7:31 PM

I watched two interviews and listened to two songs. They seem OK for pop.

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2012 9:25 PM

i like this

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Posted by miniclip | August 28, 2012 11:27 AM

I really Digg her hair.

Posted by jordon | August 3, 2013 7:17 PM

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