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Swans played Warsaw, add Bowery Ballroom show with Xylouris White to 2015 tour (dates, video, setlist)

Swans @ Warsaw – 12/12/14 (via Klaus Kinski)
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Experimental rock giants Swans wrapped up a killer 2014 in their hometown of NYC with a sold-out show at Warsaw on Friday (12/12). Opening was another intense (but much younger) NYC band, Liturgy, and then came Swans, eardrum-shattering as always. Like they’ve been doing on this tour, they played a solid amount of new material as well as a couple off 2014’s To Be Kind, including the half hour-plus “Bring the Sun.” You can check out a clip of that one from Friday’s show, along with the setlist, below.

Now that the Warsaw show is behind them, Swans have added a new NYC date to their 2015 tour schedule. They’ll hit their hometown once again on February 26 at Bowery Ballroom with support from Xylouris White (aka George Xylouris and Dirty Three drummer Jim White), who put out the album Goats (produced by Fugazi’s Guy Picciotto) earlier this year. Tickets for the Bowery show go on sale at noon on Friday (12/17) with an AmEx presale starting at noon on Wednesday (12/17).

Updated dates are listed, with the video/setlist from Warsaw, below…

Swans @ Warsaw – 12/12/14 Setlist: (via)
Frankie M
A Little God In My Hands
The Cloud of Unknowing
Just a Little Boy (For Chester Burnett)
I Forget
Bring the Sun / Black Hole Man

Swans — 2015 Tour Dates
Jan 17 Mofo Festival Tas, Australia
Jan 24 Sugar Mountain festival Victoria, Australia
Jan 27 Tsutaya O-East Tokyo, Japan
Jan 28 Club Quattro Umeda, Japan
Jan 30 The Vine Centre Hong Kong, Hong Kong Sar China
Jan 31 Legacy Taipei, Taiwan
Feb 03 Mao livehouse Shanghai, China
Feb 04 Yugong Yishan Beijing, China
Feb 17 Port City Music Hall Portland, ME
Feb 18 The Columbus Theatre Providence, RI
Feb 19 Theatre National Montreal, Canada
Feb 20 Phoenix Concert Theater Toronto, Canada
Feb 21 Thalia Hall Chicago, IL
Feb 23 The Pyramid Scheme Grand Rapids, MI
Feb 24 Woodward Theater Cincinnati, OH
Feb 25 Beachland Ballroom Cleveland, OH
Feb 26 Bowery Ballroom New York, NY w/ Xylouris White
Mar 01 Festival Nrmal Mexico City, Mexico
Mar 23 Union Transfer Philadelphia, PA
Mar 25 Baltimore Soundstage Baltimore, MD
Mar 26 The Broadberry Richmond, VA
Mar 27 Cat’s Cradle Carrboro, NC
Mar 28 Terminal West Atlanta, GA
Mar 29 Big Ears Festival Knoxville, TN
Mar 31 Jack Rabbit’s Jacksonville, FL
Apr 01 State Theater St Petersburg, FL
Apr 02 Vinyl Music Hall Pensacola, FL
Apr 03 One Eyed Jacks New Orleans, LA
Apr 04 Trees Dallas, TX
Apr 06 The Parish Austin, TX
Apr 09 Sunshine Theater Albuquerque, NM
May 21 Roundhouse London, United Kingdom

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