Wednesday, February 28, 2007

HOT TIP: Ben Gibbard Solo Tour

Death Cab for Cutie at the Theater at MSG, Night 2   Death Cab for Cutie at the Theater at MSG, Night 2

Who knew?! I certainly didn't. But now you and I both do.

Ben Gibbard, adorable frontman of Death Cab for Cutie, with an equally adorable habit of swaying left to right the entire time he plays onstage, is having himself a little solo shindig. The thought of him without Chris Walla and the boys is both completely unexpected and perplexing. Meanwhile, I find it terribly tantalizing. Here's the deets, courtesy of Death Cab's fan club newsletter:

show dates venue & city
5-3-07 First Avenue
Minneapolis, MN
5-4-07 Metro
Chicago, IL
5-7-07 Somerville Theatre
Sommerville, MA
5-8-07 Town Hall
New York, NY
5-9-07 Theatre Of Living Arts
Philadelphia, PA
5-10-07 9:30 Club
Washington, DC
5-11-07 Cat's Cradle
Carboro, NC
5-12-07 Center Stage
Atlanta, GA
5-14-07 Granada Theater
Dallas, TX
5-15-07 Emo's (Outside Stage)
Austin, TX
5-17-07 Royce Hall
Los Angeles, CA
5-18-07 The Fillmore
San Francisco, CA
5-19-07 Roseland Theater
Portland, OR
5-20-07 Showbox
Seattle, WA

Joining him as openers are friends, David Bazan (of Pedro the Lion) and Johnathan Rice.

Tickets for most dates go on sale March 2nd and 3rd, so find your town and...

Death Cab for Cutie at the Theater at MSG, Night 2

For a little taste of what it's like to see Been sans mates, check out this awesome clip of him performing one of my all-time fave Death Cab tunes at the Theater at Madison Square Garden:

I Will Follow You Into The Dark

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1 comment:

iloveboys2897 said...

Mn i can't see that ben guy close up, but he looks pretty dang cute!