Shearwater to preview Rook in May

Shearwater will be accompanied by a string quartet, woodwinds, trumpets and a harpist, when they take the stage for two special shows: one in NYC on May 5th, and one in Austin at The Parish on May 29th. Shearwater will premiere their new record Rook in it’s entirety and there will be a limited edition 7″, “Rooks” b/w “The Rainbow” (unreleased Talk Talk cover) sold at both shows. Michael Gira is opening the NYC event and Kahn & Selesnick,who did the cover art, will be doing projections. Rook is out on Matador Records June 3rd, while the “Rooks” single is out May 6th.

NYC show (May 5th):
Florence Gould Hall
55 East 59th Street
Between Park & Madison avenues
New York, NY 10022
Doors at 7pm. Show begins promptly at 7:30pm.

Shearwater tour dates:
MAY
monday 5 New York, NY Florence Gould Hall/ French Institute with 8-piece orchestra/
wednesday 7 Northampton, MA Iron Horse Music Hall w/Jennifer O’Connor
friday 9 Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club w/Clinic
saturday 10 Montreal, QC La Sala Rosa w/Clinic
sunday 11 Toronto, ON Lee’s w/Clinic
monday 12 Chicago, IL Empty Bottle w/Clinic
tuesday 13 Minneapolis, MN 7th St. Entry w/Clinic
friday 16 Seattle, WA Neumo’s
saturday 17 Vancouver, BV Richards on Richards w/Clinic
monday 19 San Francisco, CA The Independent w/Clinic
tuesday 20 West Hollywood, CA Troubadour w/Clinic
thursday 29 Austin TX The Parish with 8-piece orchestra

video:
Palo Santo

http://www.myspace.com/shearwater
http://www.shearwatermusic.com/
http://www.matadorrecords.com/


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