Contact Us

Passion Pit played Bowery Ballroom w/ Cale Parks (pics) + the Great Escape’s initial 2009 lineup + tour dates

photos by Leia Jospe

Passion Pit

The Great Escape has established itself as the leading event in Europe for showcasing new talent from around the world, aimed at ‘export ready’ bands and Industry Professionals. TGE takes place in Brighton, UK over three days and nights every May with a total attendance of over 10,000 people including 3,000 industry professionals. A variety of insightful industry talks, panel debates, targeted networking sessions and key note interviews are run alongside performances from 300 new local and international artists, themed parties and club nights in over 34 different venues.”

The initial lineup of bands announced to play this year’s festival includes Metronomy, Ben Kweller, Vivian Girls, The Soft Pack, Let’s Wrestle, and Passion Pit. Passion Pit played Bowery Ballroom in NYC with Cale Parks and Paper Route on Wednesday (2/4). More pictures from that show, the entire initial TGE lineup, and all PP tour dates, below…

Cale Parks…

Cale Parks

Cale Parks

Cale Parks

Cale Parks

Cale Parks

Cale Parks

Paper Route…

Paper Route

Paper Route

Paper Route

Paper Route

Paper Route

Paper Route

Paper Route

Passion Pit…

Passion Pit

Passion Pit

Passion Pit

Passion Pit

Passion Pit

Passion Pit

Passion Pit

Passion Pit

Passion Pit

Passion Pit

Passion Pit

We are pleased to announce the first artists for this year’s TGE:

Metronomy * Kissy Sell Out * Future of the Left * Ben Kweller * Johnny Foreigner * Esser * Passion Pit * Dananananaykroyd * The Big Pink * The Soft Pack* The Chapman Family * Micachu and the Shapes * Let’s Wrestle * Bell X1 * VV Brown * Vivian Girls * The Golden Silvers * Official Secrets Act * The Handsome Family * Your Twenties * An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump * It Hugs Back * Pulled Apart by Horses * Middle Class Rut * To The Bones * KASMs * Televised Crimewave * The Joy Formidable * Cassie and the Cassettes * Tin Can Telephone * A Grave With No Name * Yves Klein Blue * The John Steel Singers * Fanzine and many more to be announced.

Passion Pit – 2009 Tour Dates
Feb 17 – Audio Brighton
Feb 18 – Koko W/ Black Kids London
Feb 19 – Bullingdon Arms Oxford
Feb 20 – Cooler Bristol
Feb 23 – London Cargo London, London and South East
Feb 24 – Academy 3 Birmingham
Feb 25 – Ruby Lounge Manchester
Feb 26 – Captain S Rest Glasgow
Feb 27 – Brudenell Rooms Leeds
Mar 1 – Whelans Dublin, Dublin
Mar 2 – Nouveau Casino Paris
Mar 18 – The Conservatory Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Mar 24 – Cinemat Bloomington, Indiana
Mar 25 – Musica Akron, Ohio
Mar 26 – Blind Pig Ann Arbor, Michigan
Mar 27 – Water Street Music Hall Rochester, New York
Mar 28 – Westcott Theatre Syracuse, New York
Apr 1 – Divan Orange Montreal
Apr 2 – Zaphod Beeblebrox Ottawa, ON
Apr 3 – Lee’s Place Toronto
Apr 4 – Starlight Room Waterloo, Ontario
May 15 – Great Escape Festival Brighton, London and South East
Sep 11 – Bestival Isle of Wight, South

Check It Out

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://www.brooklynvegan.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for BrooklynVegan quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!