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Explosions in the Sky playing Valentine’s Day benefit @ NYU; Grouper & Tiny Vipers form ‘Mirroring’

Explosions In The Sky at Wellmont Theater (more by Toby Tenenbaum)
Explosions In The Sky

NYU students get a treat this Valentine’s Day, a show from Explosions In The Sky! The Texas post-rock quartet will join Grouper and Ducky for a Feb 14th NYU-students-only show (though it’s “2 tickets per NYU ID”). The show will be seated on a first come, first serve basis and is a benefit for the Burton CHILL Foundation. Full details, including ticket information, below.

EITS so far has announced a few US festival appearances, but no additional dates. Catch them at Coachella and Sasquatch this year.

In other news, Grouper will team with Tiny Vipers for a collaborative LP entitled Foreign Body. Mirroring, the name for the duo, will release the record on March 19th via Kranky.

So far Liz Harris (Grouper) has a European tour mapped out for March, but no additional US dates to speak of. Full tour schedule is below.

Be Comfortable, Creature by Explosions in the Sky


NYU Program Board and Ski and Snowboard Club present the annual Valentine’s Day benefit concert for the Burton CHILL Foundation, featuring:


Also featuring light projections by Drippy Eye Projections

Doors at 6:30pm / $8 / NYU students only / 2 tickets per NYU ID

Tickets are available at the Ticket Central box office and online through NYU Home by clicking the “NYU Life” tab and scrolling down to the “ticket central” box. If you are having problems getting tickets and are using chrome, try switching to a different browser temporarily.

This is a general admission, seated event. Show up early for preferred seating.

The mission of the Chill Foundation is to provide opportunities for at-risk and underserved youth to build self-esteem and life skills through boardsports.

Proceeds go towards the Ski and Snowboard club’s initiative with Burton to help get kids on the slopes.

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