Yo La Tengo covered The Cure w/ Kurt Vile in Philly (watch), add NYC boat show
Yo La Tengo, who just played a sold-out NYC show at Brooklyn Steel, played Philadelphia’s Union Transfer the next night (4/7) and brought out Kurt Vile to joint them on their cover of The Cure’s “Friday I’m in Love” (which they did for their 2015 covers album Stuff Like That There). You can watch video of that, via Stereogum, below.
Ira, Georgia and James will be back for another NYC show this summer, this time a Rocks Off Concert Cruise on June 28. The show will be aboard the The Liberty Belle which departs from Pier 36 at the Seaport. Tickets ($50) for this show will be available with no service charges at Earwax Records in Williamsburg on Friday, April 13 from 5-9 PM and are cash only. Any remaining tickets will then go on sale online on Saturday (4/14) at noon.
Yo La Tengo will play the April 17 edition of The Chris Gethard Show. Tune in at 11 PM on truTV and if you’re in the NYC area you can register for tickets to the taping. UPDATE: YLT are unable to play the 4/17 episode, but Martha will play instead.
Meanwhile, Yo La Tengo’s tour in support of new album There’s A Riot Going On wraps up this week, hitting Carrboro, NC’s long-running club Cat’s Cradle tonight, with remaining shows in Atlanta and Nashville. After that the band heads to Europe and the Rocks Off show comes after a West Coast tour this summer. Updated dates are listed below.
All dates are listed, along with video of YLT playing a Pitchfork Live show at Brooklyn’s National Sawdust, below.
Yo La Tengo – 2018 Tour Dates
Apr 10, 2018 Carrboro, NC, US Cat’s Cradle
Apr 12, 2018 Atlanta, GA, US Terminal West
Apr 13, 2018 East Nashville, TN, US The Basement East
Apr 14, 2018 East Nashville, TN, US The Basement East
Apr 28, 2018 Dublin, Ireland Olympia Theatre
Apr 29, 2018 Glasgow, UK Swg3 Tv Studio
Apr 30, 2018 Manchester, UK Manchester Academy 2
May 1, 2018 Birmingham, UK Birmingham Town Hall
May 3, 2018 Leeds, UK The Church
May 4, 2018 London, UK Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre
May 6, 2018 Amsterdam, Netherlands Paradiso
May 7, 2018 Berlin, Germany Heimathafen Neukölln
May 8, 2018 Cologne, Germany Gloria Theater
May 9, 2018 Munich, Germany Münchner Kammerspiele
May 15, 2018 Milan, Italy Fabrique
May 16, 2018 Fribourg, Switzerland Fri-Son
May 17, 2018 Schorndorf, Germany Club Manufaktur
May 19, 2018 Paris, France Cabaret Sauvage
May 31, 2018 Seattle, WA, US Neptune Theatre
Jun 1, 2018 Seattle, WA, US Neptune Theatre
Jun 2, 2018 Portland, OR, US Wonder Ballroom
Jun 3, 2018 Portland, OR, US Wonder Ballroom
Jun 5, 2018 San Francisco, CA, US The Fillmore
Jun 6, 2018 San Francisco, CA, US The Fillmore
Jun 8, 2018 Los Angeles, CA, US Teragram Ballroom
Jun 9, 2018 Los Angeles, CA, US Teragram Ballroom
Jun 10, 2018 Pioneertown, CA, US Pappy & Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace
Jun 28, 2018 NYC, Rocks Off Concert Cruise
Jul 12, 2018 Algés, Portugal Passeio Marítimo de Algés
Jul 12, 2018 Madrid, Spain Valdebebas – IFEMA
Aug 25, 2018 Albertslund, Denmark Friluftsbadet Badesøen
Aug 26, 2018 Hamburg, Germany Sommer in Altona
Aug 29, 2018 Brighton, UK Komedia Brighton
Aug 30, 2018 Salisbury, UK Larmer Tree Gardens