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Grizzly Bear playing Governors Island w/ the Walkmen & Gang Gang Dance & other tour dates

Grizzly Bear @ Coachella 2010 (more by Rachel Carr)
Grizzly Bear

Luke Benge: Has it been a wild ride? Since Veckatimest came out things been going pretty ape shit right?

Chris Taylor: Ha. It’s been such a positive feeling apeshit, there have been constantly surprises coming about but I feel really lucky and I’m really excited so I can’t really say that I’m feeling weathered by it. I’ve been recording a lot. So that’s kind of been my life when I’m not on tour. Straight back to the studio every time I get off tour, it’s literally like I was in the studio the entire time I was off from this last tour to this one. I’m producing Jamie Lidell’s record now.

It was kind of weird to hear that Grizzly Bear was opening for Band of Horses (at Williamsburg Waterfront on June 20th), and I guess it’s also kind of weird that the Walkmen are opening for Grizzly Bear at Governors Island on August 12th. Gang Gang Dance are also on the bill. $38 tickets (which is itemized as $33 + $5 for the round trip ferry ticket) go on sale Friday at noon.

The show is one of many happening at Governors Island this summer, some that cost money, and some that are free. Many more also still TBA. All GB dates, and a video of Chiddy Bang freestyling over “Two Weeks” and other songs, below…

Chiddy Bang – Translation Freestyle from Kibber Films/Jackpot in the West on Vimeo.

Grizzly Bear – 2010 Tour Dates
May 26 – Coliseu dos Recreios Lisbon, PT
May 27 – Coliseu do Porto Porto, PT
May 29 – Primavera Sound (Parc del Fòrum) Barcelona, ES
Jun 20 – Williamsburg Waterfront @ East River State Park Brooklyn, New York , US
Jun 25 – Live at the Marquee Cork, IE
Jun 27 – Glastonbury Festival Pilton, UK
Jun 28 – Serpentine Sessions @ Hyde Park London, GB
Jun 29 – L’Olympia Paris, Ile-de-Fra, FRANCE
Jul 2 – The Oxford Fairgrounds Oxford, ME Find Tickets
Jul 18 – Latitude Festival Southwold, Suffolk, East, UK
Jul 25 – Enmore Theatre Newyorn, NSW, AUSTRALIA Find Tickets
Jul 27 – Palais Theatre St Kilda, VIC, AUSTRALIA Find Tickets
Jul 30 – Splendour in the Grass Woodford, Queensland, AU
Aug 6 – Lollapalooza 2010 Chicago, US
Aug 12 – The Beach @ Governors Island, Brooklyn, NY w/ Walkmen, Gang Gang Dance
Sep 18 – Hollywood Bowl Los Angeles, California, US

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