Brooklyn's Big Thief had a big weekend with the release of their much-lauded new album, Capacity, and two release shows that were part of Northside Fest in their hometown. On Friday (6/10) they played the album in full at Rough Trade to a packed house of vocal fans, and on Saturday (6/10) they performed at the more austere (yet sweatier) Park Church Co-Op. Pictures from the latter are on the gallery above.

Big Thief's next NYC show will be when their tour with Conor Oberst hits the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival on July 20 in Prospect Park with Hop Along. Tickets for the Prospect Park show are still available, and we’re also giving away a pair. Updated Big Thief tour dates are listed below.

The Park Church Co-Op was home to some of the more talked about Northside shows: Aldous Harding played BrooklynVegan's showcase there on Thursday, and Kristin Kontrol played Friday.


Big Thief - 2017 Tour Dates
Jun 22 BSP Kingston (w/ Twain) - Kingston, NY
Jun 24 Solid Sound Festival North Adams, MA
Jun 27 Bar Le Ritz PDB (w/ Twain) - Châteauguay, Canada RSVP Share
Jun 28 The Horseshoe Tavern (w/ Twain) - Toronto, Canada
Jun 29 Tralf (w/ Twain) - Buffalo, NY
Jun 30 Ottawa Tavern (w/ Twain) - Toledo, OH
Jul 01 Bell's Eccentric Cafe (w/ Twain) - Kalamazoo, MI
Jul 03 High Noon Saloon Madison, WI
Jul 05 Cedar Cultural Center (w/ Twain) - Minneapolis, MN
Jul 07 Winnipeg Folk Festival Winnipeg, Canada
Jul 10 The Aquarium (w/ Twain) - Fargo, ND
Jul 11 Vaudeville Mews (w/ Twain) - Des Moines, IA
Jul 12 Old Rock House (w/ Twain) - St Louis, MO
Jul 13 WAITING ROOM OUTDOORS - (w/ Conor Oberst) - Omaha, NE
Jul 14 Gillioz Theatre (w/ Conor Oberst) - Springfield, MO
Jul 16 Forecastle Festival - Waterfront Park Louisville, KY
Jul 17 Millennium Park Chicago, IL RSVP Share
Jul 20 BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival (w/ Conor Oberst) - Brooklyn, NY
Jul 22 FYF Fest 2017 Exposition Park, CA
Jul 28 Newport Folk Festival Newport, RI RSVP Share
Jul 29 Blue Hills Bank Pavilion (w/ The Head and the Heart) - Boston, MA
Jul 30 Thompson's Point (w/ Wilco) Portland, ME
Aug 04 Pickathon Happy Valley, OR
Aug 08 Paramount Theater (w/ Belle and Sebastian) Seattle, WA
Aug 15 Batschkapp Frankfurt Am Main, Germany
Aug 16 Kulturzentrum E-Werk Erlangen, Germany
Aug 17 Melkweg OZ Amsterdam, Netherlands
Aug 18 O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire London, United Kingdom
Aug 21 O2 Academy Liverpool Liverpool, United Kingdom
Aug 22 O2 ABC Glasgow Glasgow, United Kingdom
Sep 08 The National (w/ Lucy Dacus) - Richmond, VA
Sep 09 Black Cat (w/ Lucy Dacus) - Washington, DC
Sep 13 Gateway City Arts (w/ Lucy Dacus) - Holyoke, MA
Sep 14 The Haunt (w/ Lucy Dacus) - Ithaca, NY
Sep 15 Cityfolk Festival Ottawa, Canada
Sep 19 Mr. Small's Theater Millvale, PA
Sep 20 Mahall's Lakewood, OH
Sep 21 Ace Of Cups Columbus, OH
Sep 22 Pygmalion Music Festival Champaign, IL
Sep 23 Hope College - Park Theater Holland, MI
Sep 24 The Brass Rail Fort Wayne, IN RSVP Share
Sep 25 Mercy Lounge Nashville, TN
Sep 26 Sticky Fingerz Little Rock, AR RSVP Share
Sep 28 The Secret Group Houston, TX
Sep 29 Mohawk Austin, TX
Sep 30 Three Links Dallas, TX
Oct 02 Valley Bar (w/ Little Wings) - Phoenix, AZ
Oct 03 Bootleg Theater (w/ Little Wings) - Los Angeles, CA
Oct 07 The Chapel (w/ Little Wings) - San Francisco, CA
Oct 09 Urban Lounge (w/ Little Wings) - Salt Lake City, UT
Oct 10 Globe Hall (w/ Little Wings) - Denver, CO
Oct 12 The Bottleneck Lawrence, KS
Oct 13 The Mill Iowa City, IA RSVP Share
Oct 14 The Hi Fi Indianapolis, IN
Oct 24 Molotow Sky Bar Hamburg, Germany
Oct 25 Copenhagen Jazzhouse Indre By, Denmark
Oct 26 Privatclub Berlin, Germany
Oct 29 De Kreun Kortrijk, Belgium
Nov 01 Thekla Claverham, United Kingdom
Nov 02 Hare and Hounds Birmingham, United Kingdom
Nov 03 Deaf Institute Manchester, United Kingdom
Nov 04 Think Tank Scotswood, United Kingdom
Nov 08 Brudenell Social Club Leeds, United Kingdom
Nov 09 Patterns Brighton, United Kingdom
Nov 12 Merleyn Nijmegen, Netherlands
Nov 13 Rotown Rotterdam, Netherlands


photos by P Squared

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