The Posies, who are celebrating 30 years of chiming power pop and gorgeous harmonies, are currently on an acoustic tour which hit NYC's City Winery on January 25. Jon Auer and Ken Stringfellow treated the crowd to the many Posies favorites, including "Flavor of the Month," "Apology," "Solar Sister," and more. They also threw in a cover of The Rutles' "Let's Be Natural," and two from Big Star (who they played as part of), before closing the night with their song "Grant Hart" in tribute to the Husker Du drummer who died last year. Pictures from the City Winery show are in the gallery above and setlist is below.

The band are reissuing their three '90s Geffen albums on vinyl and CD this year, and Jon and Ken told the crowd that they were planning a Frosting on the Beater 25th Anniversary tour for later this year. Stay tuned for details on that.


SETLIST: The Posies @ City Winery 1/25/2018
Flavor of the Month
Any Other Way
I May Hate You Sometimes
You're The Beautiful One
Love Comes
Coming Right Along
My Big Mouth
You Avoid Parties
Suddenly Mary
Love Letter Boxes
Definite Door
Earlier Than Expected
What Little Remains
Let's Be Natural (The Rutles cover)
Licenses to Hide (with Lola Johnson)
The Glitter Prize (with Lola Johnson)
Solar Sister

Precious Moments (with Darling Cait)
September Gurls (Big Star cover)
Thirteen (Big Star cover)
Grant Hart


photos by P Squared