Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett Team Up for Collaborative Tour
The two will play songs from an upcoming joint record
Published Jun 07, 2017Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett teased work on a collaborative record earlier this year, but before they let the details slip on the project, they'll be taking their songs on a North American tour this fall.
The duo will spend a month on the road backed by the Sea Lice, a band featuring Janet Weiss (Sleater-Kinney, Wild Flag), Rob Laakso (the Violators, the Swirlies, Mice Parade), Stella Mozgawa (Warpaint), and Katie Harkin (Sky Larkin).
Tickets for all dates go on sale this Friday (June 9), and you can find the tour itinerary below. The artists have also partnered with Plus 1 to donate $1 from every ticket sale to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).
The two released their most recent solo LPs in 2015; Barnett with Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit and Vile with b'lieve i'm goin down… As Pitchfork reports, the collaborative record will arrive later this year through Matador, Marathon Artists and Milk!.
10/11 San Diego, CA - House of Blues
10/14 Los Angeles, CA - Cathedral
10/15 Los Angeles, CA - Orpheum
10/18 Oakland, CA - Fox Theatre
10/20 Portland, OR - Arlene Schnitzer
10/21 Seattle, WA - The Moore
10/22 Seattle, WA - Showbox
10/25 St. Paul, MN - Palace Theatre
10/26 Chicago, IL - Rockefeller Chapel
10/27 Chicago, IL - Thalia Hall
10/28 Chicago, IL - Empty Bottle
10/30 Detroit, MI - Royal Oak Theatre
10/31 Toronto, ON - Massey Hall
11/01 New York, NY - Beacon Theatre
11/03 Philadelphia, PA - Tower Theatre
11/04 Boston, MA - Orpheum
11/09 Nashville, TN - The Ryman
11/10 Dallas, TX - McFarlin Memorial
11/11 Austin, TX - Moody Theatre