Courtney Barnett – Ellen, New Album & SXSW

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Courtney Barnett‘s highly anticipated debut Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit is out next week via Mom+Pop Music. Yesterday Barnett and her band made their Ellen debut, alongside First Lady Michelle Obama and gave a rendition of her song “Depreston.”

You can watch the video here: http://ellentube.com/videos/0_ydleorbj

The album is streaming in its entirety as an iTunes Radio First Play.

The band are currently in Austin for SXSW and Barnett will be playing the new album from start to finish at Stubbs for an NPR First Listen Live on Wednesday night, also on the schedule is a special art show of Barnett’s illustrations and live performance in partnership with Tumblr, plus stops at the Pitchfork Party, the FLOOD party and more. All details and show times can be found below.

SXSW Schedule  

March 18 (4:15PM) – Pitchfork Showcase @ The Mohawk

March 18 (9:50PM) – NPR Showcase @ Stubbs BBQ

March 19 (3:00PM) – Tumblr Showcase @ Ironwood Hall

March 19 (12:00AM) – Anthemic Showcase @ Cedar Street Courtyard

March 20 (3:30PM) – SPIN Showcase @ Stubbs BBQ

U.S Tour Dates

May 18 – The Sinclair – Boston, MA *

May 19 – Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY *

May 20 – Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY *

May 21  – Bowery Ballrom – New York, NY *

May 22  – May 25 – Sasquatch Festival – George, WA

May 27 – Red Rocks – Morrison, CO **

May 29 – May 31 – Bottle Rock Napa Valley – Napa, CA

May 30 – The Roxy Theatre – Los Angeles, CA *

May 31 – The Roxy Theatre – Los Angeles, CA *

June 02 – Casbah – San Diego, CA *

June 05 – The Mohawk – Austin, TX *

June 06 – Club Dada – Dallas, TX *

June 07 – One Eyed Jacks – New Orleans, LA *

June 09 – Vinyl – Atlanta, GA *

June 10 – Koka Booth Amphitheater – Cary, NC #

June 11 – June 14 – Bonnaroo Music Festival – Manchester, TN

June 13 – 9:30 Club – Washington, DC *

June 15 – Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA *

June 18 – Uptown Theatre – Kansas City, KC ^

June 19 – Pitchfork Music Festival – Chicago, IL

July 24 – July 25.15 – WayHome Music & Arts Festival – Oro-Medonte, ON

July 25 – Newport Folk Fest – Newport, RI

* w/ Chastity Belt & Darren Hanlon

** w/ Spoon + The Decemberists

# w/ The Alabama Shakes

^ w/ Belle & Sebastian

Australian Tour Dates

Barnett will tour Australia on her Sometimes I Sit and Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit Album Tour in May 2015.

Friday April 24 – Wrestpoint – Hobart on

Friday May 1 – Adelaide – The Gov on

Saturday May 2 – Perth – The Bakery

Friday May 8 – Sydney – The Metro

Saturday May 9 – Brisbane – The Hifi

Friday May 15 & Saturday May 16 – The Forum – Melbourne

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Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit will be released in Australia on Friday 20th of March 2015 via Milk! Records / Remote Control Records.

 

Brian Wise

Brian Wise was the Editor of Addicted To Noise‘s Australian site from 1997 – 2002. The site won two ONYA Awards as Best Online Music Magazine in 1999 & 2000. He has also been Editor since its reincarnation in 2013. He also presents the weekly music interview program Off The Record on 102.7 Triple R-FM (rrr.org.au) in Melbourne. It is networked to 45+ stations across Australia on the Community Radio Network and is a four-time winner of the Best Music Program Award from the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia. In 2012, it was nominated as a finalist in the Excellence in Music Programming category. Brian was also the Founding Editor & Publisher of Rhythms Magazine and is now its Senior Contributing Editor.

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