Yo La Tengo Takes its Popular Songs Around the World

July 31, 2009  |  1:00pm
Indie stalwarts Yo La Tengo have made a boatload of albums. So many, that they've reached the stage when they can assert that a forthcoming album is full of Popular Songs before it even comes out. And if you care to object, just remember, they are not afraid of you and they will beat your ass.

Nothing like a little well-earned confidence. Catch the trio on a little Yo La Tour this fall, first sweeping the States and then heading off to Europe:


September
15 - Burlington, Vt. @ Higher Ground
16 - Boston, Mass. @ Wilbur Theater
17 - Washington, D.C. @ 9:30 Club 
18 - Durham, N.C. @ Carolina Theater 
19 - Atlanta, Ga. @ Variety Playhouse
21 - Asheville, N.C. @ Orange Peel 
25 - New York, N.Y. @ Roseland Ballroom *

October
2 - Montreal, Quebec @ Le National
3 - Toronto, Ontario @ Opera House
5 - Cleveland, Ohio @ Beachland Ballroom
6 - Chicago, Ill. @ Vic Theatre
7 - Minneapolis, Minn. @ First Ave
9 - Omaha, Neb. @ Slowdown
10 - Denver, Colo. @ Ogden
11 - Aspen, Colo. @ Belly Up
12 - Salt Lake City, Utah @ Urban Lounge
14 - Phoenix, Ariz. @ Marquee
15 - Los Angeles, Calif. @ Avalon
16 - San Diego, Calif. @ Soma
17 - Santa Cruz, Calif. @ Rio Theater
18 - San Francisco, Calif. @ Treasure Island Festival
20 - Portland, Ore. @ Crystal Ballroom
21 - Vancouver, British Columbia @ Commodore Ballroom
22 - Seattle, Wash. @ Showbox SoDo

November
5 - Dublin, Ireland @ Tripod
6 - Glasgow, Scotland @ ABC
7 - Manchester, England @ Academy 2
8 - London, England @ The Roundhouse
10 - Bielefeld, Germany @ Forum
11 - Lueven, Belgium @ Het Depot
12 - Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Melkweg
14 - Copenhagen, Denmark @ Gray Hall
15 - Oslo, Norway @ Cosmopolite
17 - Stockholm, Sweden @ Kagelbanan
18 - Lund, Sweden @ Mejeriet
19 - Hamburg, German - Markthalle
20 - Den Hague, Netherlands @ Crossing Border Festival
22 - Dusseldor, Germany @ Zakk 
23 - Berlin, Germany @ Postbahnof 
25 - Katowice, Poland @ Hipnoza Club
26 - Vienna, Austria @ Arena 
30 - Paris, France @ Bataclan

* with Black Lips 

Popular Songs drops September 8.

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