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Parquet Courts Unveil Freebird II Video, Announce North American Dates

Wednesday, 01 August 2018 Written by Jon Stickler

Photo: Ebru Yildiz

Parquet Courts have released a new video and another batch of fall tour dates.

The Lynyrd Skynryd-referencing Freebird II features on the New York City quartet's latest LP, 'Wide Awake', which was released in May. The song is the fourth single from the record, following Mardi Gras Beads, Total Football and the title track.

The visual, meanwhile, was directed by Claes Nordwall, who also worked on Berlin Got Blurry from 'Human Performance'. Speaking about the video, frontman Andrew Savage said:

"Originally there was a shot of us ripping up a confederate flag in the video, but we decided it wasn’t obvious enough that the flag was getting destroyed, so we cut it. But just in case you were wondering, we are not fans of it."

The band have also lined up another run of fall tour dates, kicking off on November 30 in Pittsburgh, with tickets on general sale at 10am on August 3. The new shows will follow their current US and European shows.

Parquet Courts Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Sun September 23 2018 - SEATTLE Washington - Showbox (USA)
Mon September 24 2018 - VANCOUVER British Columbia - Imperial (Canada)
Tue September 25 2018 - PORTLAND Oregon - Wonder Ballroom (USA)
Thu September 27 2018 - SAN FRANCISCO California - Fillmore San Francisco (USA)
Fri September 28 2018 - SAN JOSE California - Ritz San Jose (USA)
Sat November 03 2018 - DUBLIN Academy 2 (Ireland)
Sun November 04 2018 - MANCHESTER O2 Ritz (United Kingdom)
Mon November 05 2018 - NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Boilershop (United Kingdom)
Tue November 06 2018 - GLASGOW SWG3 TV Studio (United Kingdom)
Wed November 07 2018 - LEEDS Church (United Kingdom)
Sat November 10 2018 - BRISTOL SWX (United Kingdom)
Mon November 12 2018 - LONDON Roundhouse (United Kingdom)
Wed November 14 2018 - AMSTERDAM Paradiso (Netherlands)
Fri November 16 2018 - PARIS Elysee Montmarte (France)
Sun November 18 2018 - COLOGNE Gebaude 9 (Germany)
Mon November 19 2018 - MUNICH Ampere (Germany)
Tue November 20 2018 - FRANKFURT Brotfabrik (Germany)
Fri November 30 2018 - PITTSBURGH Pennsylvania - Spirit (USA)
Sat December 01 2018 - COLUMBUS Ohio - Skullys Music Diner (USA)
Sun December 02 2018 - CLEVELAND Ohio - Beachland Ballroom (USA)
Mon December 03 2018 - CHICAGO Illinois - Vic Theatre - Jam Productions (USA)
Wed December 05 2018 - TORONTO Ontario - Danforth Music Hall (Canada)
Thu December 06 2018 - MONTREAL Quebec - Corona Theatre (Canada)
Sat December 08 2018 - NEW YORK New York - Hammerstein Ballroom (USA)

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