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PygmyLush @ Saint Vitus 2012 (more by Fred Pessaro)
"While Pygmy Lush's pedigree wouldn't exactly scream (pun intended) soft-spoken folk, psychedelia, and post-rock, the former members of pg.99 and City of Caterpillar handle the duties well on their current LP, Old Friends. The Kurt-Ballou-produced record, which appeared via Lovitt earlier this year, is exactly as their surname implies, lush. It's also spacious, pensive, emotional and enthralling." [Fred Pessaro, 2011]Pygmy Lush, who we last caught in 2012 when they opened for Young Widows at Saint Vitus, are hitting the road for some shows including one this Sunday (June 8) back at Saint Vitus with The Body collaborators Braveyoung, Oakland hardcore band Nervous (mem. of Loma Prieta & Lewd Acts), and CT's Nerveshatter.
All of PygmyLush's dates are listed below, and include another show with "anarcho grungy noise punk" band Nervous who have a fuller tour also listed in full below (the tour we teased was coming.
For Portland post rock band Braveyoung, Sunday's Vitus show is the 2nd of two NYC shows. The first is free tonight (6/6) at Brooklyn Night Bazaar as part of a Gorilla Vs Bear presented two day event. Also on tonight's show is the often naked Ejecta, the Ninja Tune signed Joey Bada$$ affiliate Lee Bannon, and friend of Animal Collective Dent May. Saturday is Austra affiliate DIANA, Las Rosas, and a secret guest (hint: hip hop) TBA Saturday morning. Flyer below.
In 2011, Braveyoung released a collaborative album with The Body who more recently released a collaboration with Thou who they're touring with in July (two NYC shows included). All of their dates are listed with everything else and some songs, below...
Nervous -- 2014 Tour Dates
Friday, June 6th - Richmond, VA @ TBA
Saturday, June 7th - Philadelphia, PA @ No Peking Inn [E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for the address (keep it off the internet)]
Sunday, June 8th - Brooklyn, NY @ St. Vitus Bar
Monday, June 9th - Boston, MA @ Trouble Ahead [E-mail email@example.com for address|
Tuesday, June 10th - Providence, RI @ Dusk
Wednesday, June 11th - Pittsburgh, PA @ 233 Romeo St. House
Thursday, June 12th - Washington DC @ Union Arts
Friday, June 13th - Greensboro, NC @ Legitimate Business
Saturday, June 14th - Atlanta, GA @ The Mammal Gallery
PygmyLush -- 2014 Tour Dates
June 8 Brooklyn, NY @ Saint Vitus w/ Nervous, Pygmylush
June 12-District of columbia TBA /Nervous(ex loma prieta, anarcho grungy noise punk, from Oakland CA. sooo good!)
July 3rd-@The Pinch DC/Thou(one of my reasons for still playing music, second to hope sandoval and leonard cohen),The Body and Jail solidarity.
July 30th columbus ohio TBA
July 31st Detroit TBA
August 1st louisville@ Zanzibar /xerxes and young widows
August 2nd Gnarfest chicago @township /shores and more early start @3pm
August 3rd Kalamazoo mi@ Louie's /shores and more
Thou & the Body -- 2014 Tour Dates
07.01.14 - Birmingham, AL at The Forge (5505 1st Avenue) at seven pm with Holly Hunt and Lume
07.02.14 - Greensboro, NC at Legitimate Business
07.03.14 - Richmond, VA (matinee) at Empire the Bar at two pm // The Body will NOT be playing this show.
07.03.14 - Washington, DC at The Pinch (3548 14th Street NW) at seven pm with Vilkacis, Pygmy Lush, and Jail Solidarity
07.04.14 - Baltimore, MD (matinee) at Sidebar (218 E. Lexington Street) at noon with Curse // The Body will NOT be playing this show.
07.04.14 - Philadelphia, PA with Hirs, Pissgrave, and Backslider
07.05.14 - New York, NY (matinee) at ABC No Rio with Vilkacis and Mongrel
07.05.14 - New York, NY with Ghastly City Sleep
07.06.14 - New London, CT (matinee) at The Orphanage (300 State Street) at one pm with Empty Vessels and Snow Orphan // The Body will NOT be playing this show.
07.06.14 - Worcester, MA at The Firehouse at eight pm with Rozamov and Fórn
07.07.14 - Boston, MA with Curmudgeon and Sandworm
07.08.14 - Providence, RI at Machines with Magnets
07.12.14 - Syracuse, NY at Westcott Community Center (826 Euclid Avenue) at seven pm with Bleak and Blood Sun Circle
07.13.14 - Pittsburgh, PA at The Shop
07.14.14 - Detroit, MI at Trumbullplex (4230 Common Wealth) at seven pm
07.15.14 - Grand Rapids, MI at Take Hold Church
07.16.14 - Michigan City, MI at Carbon Room (9833 W 300 N) at eight pm with Angry Gods
07.17.14 - Chicago, IL (early all ages show, doing solo sets)
07.17.14 - Chicago, IL at Empty Bottle (late show, collabo set) with Ash Borer and Hell
07.18.14 - Oshkosh (collaboration set) at Masonic Center (204 Washington) at five pm with Ash Borer, Hell, Inter Arma, Protestant, and Oozing Wound // Gilead Fest
07.19.14 - Oshkosh (The Body solo) at Masonic Center (204 Washington) two pm with Bastard Sapling, Mutilation Rites, Kowloon Walled City, Geryon, False, Sea of Bones, Owlfood, Hexer // Gilead Fest
07.20.14 - Oshkosh (Thou solo) Masonic Center (204 Washington) at one pm with Barghest, Loss, Uzala, Lychgate, Seidr, Generation of Vipers, Alraune, and Northless // Gilead Fest