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Friday, June 18, 2010

Villagers Union Hall 6/17

If you haven't heard of Villagers then do yourself a favor and check him out. On these US dates below Villagers is just frontman Conor J. O'Brien. He and his band will be back in the states later this year. His debut album Becoming A Jackal was released on Domino Records on June 8th in the US. I've seen him three times and his live shows are not to be missed. He played our SXSW showcase and our Kevchino presents showcase the night before but I still found the time to see his next show at Union Hall and I recommend you find the time to make it out to one of the dates below. He did an unplugged version of "Home," and amazing performance of his tune "Becoming A Jackal" and one of my favorite tunes not on the US LP but released prior as a single "On A Sunlit Stage (see live video below)."

Wed. Jun 16 - Brooklyn, NY @ Knitting Factory showcase w/ Marissa Nadler and more
Thu. Jun 17 - Brooklyn, NY @ Union Hall
Sat. Jun 19 - Boston, MA @ Armory Café
Mon. Jun21 - Washington, DC @ DC9
Tue. Jun 22 - Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church (side chapel)
Wed-Jun-23 - New York, NY @ Joe's Pub

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