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Smith Westerns tour dates, another Julian Lynch show & some Ducktails & Gary War gigs too

Julian Lynch at Glasslands (more by Erez Avissar)
Julian Lynch

As previously discussed, Julian Lynch will headline Music Hall of Williamsburg on January 7th with Big Troubles and Family Portrait (and tickets are still available). But Lynch, who also just opened for Titus Andronicus on New Years Eve, has added a Brooklyn show that is happening the previous day. He plays Glasslands on Jan 6 with The Notekillers, Hank & Cupcakes, Strawberry Hands, & Paragraph. $10 gets you in, and 50% of the proceeds “will be donated to The Pantry Party“.

In related news, Julian Lynch’s label & split-mate, Ducktails (aka Matt Mondanile of Real Estate), has some shows in the near future too. This weekend Ducktails (who reports via his own website that he no longer lives with his parents, but instead in an apartment in Brooklyn) will team up with Gary War to play Union Pool on Saturday (1/8). Ten days later (1/18), Ducktails will support The Smith Westerns when the band plays Glasslands with Bass Drum Of Death and Sundelles. Tickets are on sale. Gary War also plays Shea Stadium on 1/27.

The Smith Westerns Glasslands show happens a bit over a week before they kick off a larger tour, and it will double as a record release show for their new LP Dye It Blonde, due via Fat Possum on the same day. The band was originally also scheduled to play Pianos one night earlier with Bass Drum Of Death and Capstan Shafts, but they cancelled that date (making the Glasslands show their only current NYC show scheduled, but we’ll let you know if that changes).

Much of the Smith Westerns tour is with Yuck who play their own NYC shows this month too.

The new LP features “Weekend”, which is streaming and available in a new video below with the show flyer and all tour dates for all bands…


Smith Westerns – Weekend

Smith Westerns – Weekend

Julian Lynch

JULIAN LYNCH – 2011 TOUR DATES
January 6 2011 Glasslands Brooklyn, NY
January 7 2011 Music Hall of Williamsburg Brooklyn, NY
January 8 2011 Subterranean A Washington, DC
May 25 – 29 2011 Primavera Sound Festival 2011 Barcelona, Spain


Ducktails – 2011 Tour Dates
JANUARY 8th UNION POOL w/ GARY WAR (RECORD RELEASE SHOW), THE SURPRISERS
JANUARY 15h PILAM PHILADELPHIA w/ SILK FLOWERS, SORE EROS
JANUARY 18th GLASSLANDS w/ SMITH WESTERNS, BASS DRUM OF DEATH
JANUARY 27th EAST VILLAGE RADIO SESSION
FEBRUARY TOUR w/ WOODS – EAST COAST


SMITH WESTERNS – 2011 TOUR DATES
Tue-Jan 18: Brooklyn, NY – Glasslands
Fri-Jan 28: Nashville, TN – The End*
Sat-Jan 29: Knoxville, TN – Pilot Light*
Sun-Jan 30: Chapel Hill, NC – Local 506*
Mon-Jan 31: Athens, GA – 40 Watt Club*
Tue-Feb 1: Atlanta, GA – Drunken Unicorn*
Thu-Feb 3: Orlando, FL – Backbooth*
Fri-Feb 4: Tallahassee, FL – Club Downunder*
Sun-Feb 6: Houston, TX – Fitzgeralds*
Mon-Feb 7: Austin, TX – Emos*
Tue-Feb 8: Dallas, TX – The Loft*
Thu-Feb 10: Phoenix, AZ – Rhythm Room*
Fri-Feb 11: Los Angeles, CA – Echo*
Sat-Feb 12: Costa Mesa, CA – Detroit Bar*
Sun-Feb 13: San Francisco, CA – Bottom of the Hill*
Tue-Feb 15: Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge
Wed-Feb 16: Vancouver, BC – Biltmore Cabaret
Thu-Feb 17: Seattle, WA – Crocodile Cafe
Fri-Feb 18: Boise, ID – Neurolux
Sat-Feb 19: Salt Lake City, UT – Kilby Court
Mon-Feb 21: Denver, CO – Larimer Lounge
Tue-Feb 22: Kansas City, MO – The Record Bar
Wed-Feb 23: Omaha, NE – Waiting Room
Thu-Feb 24: Minneapolis, MN – Triple Rock Social Club
Fri-Feb 25: Madison, WI – The Frequency
Sat-Feb 26: Chicago, IL – Empty Bottle
Mon-Feb 28: Toronto, ON – Legendary Horseshoe Tavern
Tue-Mar 1: Montreal, PQ – La Sala Rossa
Wed-Mar 2: Boston, MA – Great Scott
Fri-Mar 4: Washington, DC – Rock and Roll Hotel
^ = w/ MGMT
* = w/ Yuck

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