Posted in music | tour dates on April 26, 2013

Waxahatchee at 285 Kent earlier this month (more by Amanda Hatfield)
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As you may know, Waxahatchee will be playing two shows in NYC this Saturday (4/27). One of those is at Glasslands with The Babies and Harlem-related band Las Rosas, which is now sold out.

Before that she also plays the free, all ages WBAR-B-Q at Barnard College in Morningside Heights. In addition to Waxahatchee, the lineup includes some great bands like Twin Sister, Speedy Ortiz, Roomrunner, Scott & Charlene's Wedding, Krill (who just replaced Swearin'), and others. It runs from noon to 8 PM, and as the flyer points out, is open to the public:

WBAR-B-Q

You can also catch Waxahatchee for free in NYC again this summer. She was added to the previously announced Generationals/Sallie Ford show happening on July 11 on Pier 84 as part of the free, all ages RIver Rocks series.

River Rocks

In related news, we recently mentioned it in a What's Going On? post, but in case you missed it, Waxahatchee's Katie Crutchfield and Swearin's Keith Spencer released a new EP for their Great Thunder project. It's called Strange Kicks and you can stream it in full below.

Waxahatchee isn't the only band playing WBAR-B-Q who also plays a NYC show that night. Speedy Ortiz, who just signed to Carpark for their debut album, are playing a previously discussed release show for their new 7" at Shea Stadium (4/27) with Aye Nako, Butter the Children, and Advaeta. Admission is $8 at the door. You've already heard the a-side from Speedy Ortiz's new 7", and you can now stream the b-side, "Hexxy," below. They have other upcoming shows too.

All Waxahatchee dates are listed, along with all song streams, below...

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Great Thunder - Strange Kicks EP

Speedy Ortiz - "Hexxy"

Waxahatchee -- 2013 Tour Dates
04/27 Brooklyn, NY Glasslands w/ The Babies, Las Rosas
04/27 New York, NY WBAR-B-Q w/ Twin Sister, Roomrunner, Swearin', Speedy Ortiz, more
06/02 Austin, TX ND at 501 Studios
06/08 Manchester, England Ritz *
06/09 Glasgow, England ABC *
06/11 London, England The Troxy *
06/12 Birmingham, England The Institute *
06/13 London, England Shacklewell Arms
06/17 Offenbach, Germany Capitol *
06/18 Berlin, Germany Huxleys *
06/20 Cologne, Germany E/Werk *
06/25 Paris, France Le Trianon Hall *
06/26 Amsterdam, Netherlands Paradiso *
06/27 Brussels, Belgium AB Club *
07/11 New York, NY River Rocks on Pier 85 ^
07/19 Chicago, IL Pitchfork Music Festival
* with Tegan and Sara
^ with Generationals, Sallie Ford & the Sound Outside

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Comments (4)

Whoever designed the river rocks poster has never heard music.

Posted by Anonymous | April 26, 2013 12:49 PM

Woah, Andronicus is opening for Titus???? Gonna be great!!

Posted by Anonymous | April 26, 2013 1:01 PM

This music remembers me from my best friend , he has fell from the 38th floor .

Posted by Sullivan | April 27, 2013 12:14 PM

I think you've described the overall sound well, but your frustration with the 'surf-rock' reverb - and hell, just the bevy of effects that permeate modern rock is tied more to overuse than poor song-writing. This probably hits such endearing notes because of both how bare-bones it is,but also because it's sonically divergent from the mass of "textured" artists. Which is interesting since this is almost a strict, early 90's alternative guitar´╗┐ sound - not jangly like the college rock of the day.

Posted by Dianna | May 14, 2013 5:41 AM

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