Following his critically successful 2011 album Smoke Ring for My Halo is Wakin On A Pretty Daze, Kurt Vile's new 69-minute long double album. Set for an April 9th release, the album is available for pre-order now at Matador Records. The opening track, "Wakin On A Pretty Day," is also up for free download. The song is up on YouTube and is accompanied by an outtake footage from a documentary about the album cover mural, created by artist Steve Powers, aka ESPO.
Along with the announcement of the new album comes a list of tour dates, starting with Coachella on April 14th. The Fresh & Onlys, Steve Gunn, and Angel Olsen will also be joining him in a few performances. Tickets for all US tour dates go on sale later this week on February 15th except for LA which goes on sale on February 16th and Seattle which is available now.
Sun, Apr 14 – Indio CA – Coachella Festival
Sun, Apr 21 – Indio CA – Coachella Festival
Sun, May 4 – Atlanta GA – Shaky Knees Festival
Mon, May 5 – Atlanta GA – Shaky Knees Festival
Tue, May 7 – Los Angeles CA – Echoplex # *
Wed, May 8 – San Francisco CA – Independent *
Fri, May 10 – Portland OR – Doug Fir # *
Sat, May 11 – Vancouver BC – Biltmore # *
Sun, May 12 – Seattle WA – Neumos # *
Tue, May 14 – Chicago IL – Lincoln Hall *
Thu, May 16 – New York NY – Bowery Ballroom * !
Fri, May 17 – Boston MA – The Sinclair * !
Sat, May 18 – Philadelphia PA – Union Transfer * !
Fri, May 24 – Barcelona ES – Primavera Sound Festival
Sat, May 25 – London GB – Field Day
Sun, May 26 – Brussels BE – AB
Mon, May 27 – Amsterdam NL – Paradiso
Tue, May 28 – Hamburg DE – Knust
Wed, May 29 – Copenhagen DK – Amager Bio
# The Fresh & Onlys
* Steve Gunn
! Angel Olsen