Posted in music | tour dates on April 24, 2012

Blitzen Trapper at Webster Hall in 2011 (more by Kurt Christensen)
Blitzen Trapper

Portland folk rockers Blitzen Trapper, who just celebrated their 12th anniversary as a band, have added dates surrounding their run with Wilco, who they also play a pre-Newport Folk Festival show with. The new dates include a free'Concerts on the Oval' show at NYC's Stuyvesant Town Oval on July 14 and a not-free, Brooklyn show at Music Hall of Williamsburg on July 15. Tickets for the MHOW go on sale Friday (4/27) at noon with an AmEx presale starting Wednesday (4/25) at noon. All dates are listed below.

The band just made a video for "Stranger in a Strange Land" off their 2011 LP, American Goldwing. The video was created by filmmaker Luke Norby and Blitzen Trapper drummer Brian Adrian Koch. You can watch it below.

They also released a Record Store Day 7" with a cover of "Hey Joe" and the previously unreleased Blitzen Trapper song, "Skirts on Fire." Sub Pop pressed a limited 1,800 copies of the 7" on yellow vinyl. It's currently going for pretty cheap on eBay and you can try your luck with some of the downloads that are out there. Stream "Skirts on Fire" here.

All dates and video below...

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Blitzen Trapper - "Stranger in a Strange Land" Official Video

Blitzen Trapper -- 2012 Tour Dates
Apr 28 Oregon Garden Brewfest Silverton, OR
May 25 - 28 Sasquatch! George, WA
May 29 Bluebird Theater Denver, CO
May 30 Bourbon Theatre Lincoln, NE
May 31 Riot Room Kansas City, MO
Jun 01 Wakarusa Ozark, AR
Jun 02 ACM@UCO Performance Lab Oklahoma City, OK
Jun 04 Sol Santa Fe Santa Fe, NM
Jun 05 The Green Room Flagstaff, AZ
Jun 06 Pappy & Harriets Pioneertown Pioneertown, CA
Jun 09 Mystic Theatre Petaluma, CA
Jun 25 Red Butte Garden Salt Lake City, UT*
Jun 26 Idaho Botanical Gardens Boise, ID*
Jun 28 Big Sky Brewery Missoula, MT*
Jul 01 Bayfront Festival Park Duluth, MN*
Jul 02 Mayo Civic Center Auditorium Rochester, MN*
Jul 05 Victor City Park Victor, ID
Jul 07 Winnipeg Folk Festival Winnipeg, MB
Jul 08 First Avenue Minneapolis, MN
Jul 09 Lincoln Hall Chicago, IL
Jul 13 Higher Ground Burlington, VT
Jul 14 Stuyvesant Town Oval New York, NY
Jul 15 Music Hall of Williamsburg Brooklyn, NY
Jul 17 The Birchmere Alexandria, VA
Jul 27 Newport Folk Festival Newport, RI*^
Aug 03 - 05 Pickathon Happy Valley, OR
* - w/ Wilco
^ - w/ Megafaun

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Comments (7)

they are also playing the friday of the Newport Folk Fest with Wilco

Posted by Anonymous | April 24, 2012 1:49 PM

which is in the article, missed that.

the Oval is going to be packed!

Posted by Anonymous | April 24, 2012 1:50 PM

Nice - Stuyvesant Town - I have friends who live there - going to picnic with them on July 14th

Posted by Morgan | April 24, 2012 2:23 PM

slow clap 2:23

Posted by Anonymous | April 24, 2012 2:56 PM

Be sure to bring some extra white sheets, 2:23!

Posted by Anonymous | April 24, 2012 3:11 PM

what food will you have for your picnic?

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Posted by Work from Home | July 9, 2012 12:26 AM

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