March 14th, 2022

Mitski with Michelle at Mission Ballroom
Denver, CO
March 12, 2022
Photos by David A. Barber

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February 4th, 2022

Mitski’s highly anticipated new album, Laurel Hell, is out today on Dead Oceans. In conjunction, she presents the Maegan Houng-directed “Stay Soft” video, which shows Mitski as an elaborate performer – her cathartic movements on full display. Fans across the world will experience this live beginning in two weeks when Mitski kicks off her sold out North American Tour.

“This video is heavily inspired by Romanticism and paintings and artwork from the Victorian era. Like the lyrics of the song ‘Stay Soft,’ paintings from that era have a gentle quality, but they still evoke a certain feeling of unexplored darkness and danger. I want the audience to feel safe within this fabricated world and then realize that the character Mitski plays is being hunted. The violence lurking beneath the surface emerges, and yet is still transformed into something beautiful via dance. Through the dance sequence, Mitski’s character is able to conquer the violence, but not without irreparable harm to her psyche.”- Maegan Houang

  “‘Stay Soft’ was a more straightforward rock song when I wrote it on guitar, but the darkly sexual lyrics sung in that context felt too heavy and melodramatic. So we couched the depressing lyrics in an inviting dance beat, which is a trick people have used for hundreds of years. The remnants of the original grungy feeling can be heard starting at the instrumental interlude, when the distorted guitar comes in.

 “This song, frankly, is about hurt people finding each other, and using sex to make sense of their pain. This is by no means the correct way to cope with trauma, but it’s a thing people do regardless, and I always want to write songs about what we actually do, so that we don’t feel alone in them.” – Mitski

Mitski Tour Dates

Thu. Feb. 17, 2022 – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel – SOLD OUT

Fri. Feb. 18, 2022 – Raleigh, NC @ The Ritz – SOLD OUT

Sat. Feb. 19, 2022 – Atlanta, GA @ The Eastern – SOLD OUT

Mon. Feb. 21, 2022 – Birmingham, AL @ Iron City – SOLD OUT

Tue. Feb. 22, 2022 – New Orleans, LA @ Civic Theatre – SOLD OUT

Thu. Feb. 24, 2022 – Houston, TX @ The Lawn at White Oak Music Hall – SOLD OUT

Fri. Feb. 25, 2022 – Dallas, TX @ The Factory in Deep Ellum – SOLD OUT

Sat. Feb. 26, 2022 – Austin, TX @ ACL Live at the Moody Theater – SOLD OUT

Mon. Feb. 28, 2022 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Van Buren – SOLD OUT

Wed. March 2, 2022 – Los Angeles, CA @ Shrine Exposition Hall – SOLD OUT

Thu. March 3, 2022 – Los Angeles, CA @ Shrine Exposition Hall – SOLD OUT

Fri. March 4, 2022 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater – SOLD OUT

Sat. March 5,2022 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater – SOLD OUT

Mon. March 7, 2022 – Portland, OR @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – SOLD OUT

Wed. March 9, 2022 – Seattle, WA @ Moore Theatre – SOLD OUT

Thu. March 10, 2022 – Seattle, WA @ Moore Theatre – SOLD OUT

Sat. March 12, 2022 – Denver, CO @ Mission Ballroom – SOLD OUT

Mon. March 14, 2022 – St. Paul, MN @ Palace Theatre – SOLD OUT

Tue. March 15, 2022 – Milwaukee, WI @ Miller High Life Theatre – SOLD OUT

Thu. March 17, 2022 – Detroit, MI @ Masonic Temple Theatre – SOLD OUT

Fri. March 18, 2022 – Toronto, ON @ Massey Hall – SOLD OUT

Sat. March 19, 2022 – Montreal, QC @ St-Jean-Baptiste Church – SOLD OUT

Mon. March 21, 2022 – Boston, MA @ Roadrunner – SOLD OUT

Tue. March 22, 2022 – Boston, MA @ Roadrunner – SOLD OUT

Thu. March 24, 2022 – New York, NY @ Radio City Music Hall – SOLD OUT

Fri. March 25, 2022 – Philadelphia, PA @ Franklin Music Hall – SOLD OUT

Sat. March 26, 2022 – Washington, DC @ The Anthem – SOLD OUT

Sun. March 27, 2022 – Washington, DC @ The Anthem – SOLD OUT

Tue. March 29, 2022 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE – SOLD OUT

Wed. March 30, 2022 – Louisville, KY @ Old Forester’s Paristown Hall – SOLD OUT

Thu. March 31, 2022 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium – SOLD OUT

Thu. April 21, 2022 – Bristol, UK @ Marble Factory – SOLD OUT

Fri. April 22, 2022 – Leeds, UK @ University Union Refectory – SOLD OUT

Sat. April 23, 2022 – Glasgow, UK @ Barrowland Ballroom – SOLD OUT

Mon. April 25, 2022 – Dublin, IE @ Vicar Street – SOLD OUT

Tue. April 26, 2022 – Manchester, UK @ Manchester Academy – SOLD OUT

Thu. April 28, 2022 – London, UK @ The Roundhouse – SOLD OUT

Fri. April 29, 2022 – London, UK @ O2 Academy Brixton – SOLD OUT

Sat. April 30, 2022 – Brussels, BE @ Les Nuits Botanique Festival – SOLD OUT

Mon. May 2, 2022 – Tourcoing, FR @ Le Grand Mix – SOLD OUT

Tue. May 3, 2022 – Paris, FR @ L’Olympia – SOLD OUT

Wed. May 4, 2022 – Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso – SOLD OUT

Fri. May 6, 2022 – Zurich, CH @ Kaufleuten

Sat. May 7, 2022 – Lausanne, CH @ Les Docks SOLD OUT

Mon. May 9, 2022 – Berlin, DE @ Metropol – SOLD OUT

Tue. May 10, 2022 – Copenhagen, DK @ Vega – SOLD OUT

Wed. May 11, 2022 – Stockholm, SE @ Fållan SOLD OUT

Thu. May 12, 2022 – Oslo, NO @ Sentrum Scene SOLD OUT

Sat. May 14, 2022 – Hamburg, DE @ Fabrik – SOLD OUT

Sun. May 15, 2022 – Cologne, DE @ Carlswerk Victoria – SOLD OUT

Tue. May 17, 2022 – Vienna, AT @ WUK – SOLD OUT

Wed. May 18, 2022 – Prague, CZ @ Archa Theatre – SOLD OUT

Thu. May 19, 2022 – Munich, DE @ Strom – SOLD OUT

Sat. Jun. 11 – Glasgow, SC @ Ibrox Stadium * – SOLD OUT

Wed. Jun. 15 – Manchester, UK @ Emirates Old Trafford * – SOLD OUT

Thu. Jun. 16 – Manchester, UK @ Emirates Old Trafford * – SOLD OUT

Sat. Jun. 18 – London, UK @ Wembley Stadium * – SOLD OUT

Sun. Jun. 19 – London, UK @ Wembley Stadium * – SOLD OUT

Sat. July 2, 2022 – Stockholm, SE @ Lollapalooza Stockholm

Fri. Sep. 16 – Sun. Sep. 18, 2022 – Los Angeles, CA @ Primavera Sound LA

 * supporting Harry Styles

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February 3rd, 2022

SASAMI shares a visualizer for “Call Me Home,” the latest single from her anticipated new album, Squeeze, out February 25th via Domino.

Of the track, SASAMI says “’Call Me Home’ is dedicated to anyone who has blown up their life just to remember what it’s like to feel something. It’s about the darkness of feeling nothing and the creeping ache of apathy that can swallow you whole if you let it. It’s about skipping town, driving all night and knowing you’ll always have a home to come back to.”

SASAMI is hitting the road later this spring on a headline tour that also includes support for Haim in the US and Mitski in EU.

TOUR DATES:

3/4 – Brattleboro, VT @ The Stone Church

3/5 – Woodstock, NY @ The Colony

3/6 – Rochester, NY @ The Bug Jar

3/8 – Lakewood, OH @ Mahall’s

3/10 – Charlotte, NC @ Snug Harbor

3/11 – Savannah, GA @ Savannah Stopover

3/21 – Nashville, TN @ The End

3/22 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade Purgatory Stage

3/24 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat

3/25 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg

3/26 – Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s

3/27 – Cambridge, MA @ Sonia

3/30 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Club Cafe

3/31 – Columbus, OH @ Rumba Cafe

4/1 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall

4/2 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry

4/3 – Omaha, NE @ Reverb Lounge

4/5 – Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge

4/7 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The State Room

4/8 – Boise, ID @ The Shredder

4/9 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge

4/10 – Seattle, WA @ Barboza

4/12 – San Francisco, CA @ The Chapel

4/13 – Los Angeles, CA @ Teragram Ballroom

4/21 – Bristol, UK @ Marble Factory * – SOLD OUT

4/22 – Leeds, UK @ University Union Refectory *

4/23 – Glasgow, UK @ Barrowland Ballroom *

4/25 – Dublin, IE @ Vicar Street * -SOLD OUT

4/26 – Manchester, UK @ Manchester Academy *

4/28 – London, UK @ The Roundhouse * – SOLD OUT

4/29 – London, UK @ O2 Academy Brixton *

4/30 – Brussels, BE @ Les Nuits Botanique Festival *

5/2 – Tourcoing, FR @ Le Grand Mix * – SOLD OUT

5/3 – Paris, FR @ L’Olympia *

5/4 – Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso * – SOLD OUT

5/6 – Zurich, CH @ Kaufleuten *

5/7 – Lausanne, CH @ Les Docks *

5/9 – Berlin, DE @ Metropol * – SOLD OUT

5/10 – Copenhagen, DK @ Vega * – SOLD OUT

5/11 – Stockholm, SE @ Fallan

5/12 – Oslo, NO @ Sentrum Scene * – SOLD OUT

5/14 – Hamburg, DE @ Fabrik * – SOLD OUT

5/15 – Cologne, DE @ Carlswerk Victoria * – SOLD OUT

5/17 – Vienna, AT @ WUK * – SOLD OUT

5/18 – Prague, CZ @ Archa Theatre *

5/19 – Munich, DE @ Strom * – SOLD OUT

5/22 – Wilmington, NC @ Live Oak Bank Pavillion ^

5/24 – Toronto, ON @ RBC Echo Beach ^

5/25 – Rochester Hills, MI @ Meadow Brook Ampitheatre ^

5/28 – Philadelphia, PA @ TD Pavilion at the Mann ^

5/31 – Milwaukee, WI @ BMO Harris Pavilion ^

6/1 – Indianapolis, IN @ TCU Amphitheatre at White River State Park ^

6/3 – Chicago, IL @ Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island ^

6/4 – Kansas City, MO @ Starlight Theatre ^

6/6 – Minneapolis, MN @ The Armory ^

6/10 – Vancouver, BC @ Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre ^

6/11 – Portland, OR @ Theater of the Clouds ^

6/13 – Seattle, WA @ WaMu Theater ^

6/14 – Bend, OR @ Hayden Homes Amphitheatre ^

* w/ Mitski

^ w/ Haim

#sasamiashworth

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January 12th, 2022

Mitski will release Laurel Hell, one of 2022’s most-anticipated albums, on February 4th via Dead Oceans, and will then embark on a sold out North American tour. Today, Mitski presents the new single/video, “Love Me More.”

Recorded with longtime producer Patrick Hyland throughout the isolation of the pandemic, some of the songs comprising Laurel Hell “slowly took on new forms and meanings, like seed to flower” as Mitski “needed to create something that was also a pep talk.”

“As ‘Love Me More’ was written pre-pandemic, lyrics like ‘If I keep myself at home’ had different meanings than what they would now, but I kept them on the album because I found that some of the sentiments not only remained the same, but were accentuated by the lockdown.

 “‘Love Me More’ went through the most iterations out of all the songs on the album. It’s been too fast, too slow, and at some point, it was even an old style country song. Finally, I think because we had watched The Exorcist, we thought of Mike Oldfield’s ‘Tubular Bells’ and experimented with floating an ostinato over the chorus. As we steadily evolved the ostinato to fit over the chord progressions, we began to hear how the track was meant to sound.” – Mitski

Mitski Tour Dates:

Thu. Feb. 17, 2022 – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel – SOLD OUT

Fri. Feb. 18, 2022 – Raleigh, NC @ The Ritz – SOLD OUT

Sat. Feb. 19, 2022 – Atlanta, GA @ The Eastern – SOLD OUT

Mon. Feb. 21, 2022 – Birmingham, AL @ Iron City – SOLD OUT

Tue. Feb. 22, 2022 – New Orleans, LA @ Civic Theatre – SOLD OUT

Thu. Feb. 24, 2022 – Houston, TX @ The Lawn at White Oak Music Hall – SOLD OUT

Fri. Feb. 25, 2022 – Dallas, TX @ The Factory in Deep Ellum – SOLD OUT

Sat. Feb. 26, 2022 – Austin, TX @ ACL Live at the Moody Theater – SOLD OUT

Mon. Feb. 28, 2022 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Van Buren – SOLD OUT

Wed. March 2, 2022 – Los Angeles, CA @ Shrine Exposition Hall – SOLD OUT

Thu. March 3, 2022 – Los Angeles, CA @ Shrine Exposition Hall – SOLD OUT

Fri. March 4, 2022 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater – SOLD OUT

Sat. March 5,2022 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater – SOLD OUT

Mon. March 7, 2022 – Portland, OR @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – SOLD OUT

Wed. March 9, 2022 – Seattle, WA @ Moore Theatre – SOLD OUT

Thu. March 10, 2022 – Seattle, WA @ Moore Theatre – SOLD OUT

Sat. March 12, 2022 – Denver, CO @ Mission Ballroom – SOLD OUT

Mon. March 14, 2022 – St. Paul, MN @ Palace Theatre – SOLD OUT

Tue. March 15, 2022 – Milwaukee, WI @ Miller High Life Theatre – SOLD OUT

Thu. March 17, 2022 – Detroit, MI @ Masonic Temple Theatre – SOLD OUT

Fri. March 18, 2022 – Toronto, ON @ Massey Hall – SOLD OUT

Sat. March 19, 2022 – Montreal, QC @ St-Jean-Baptiste Church – SOLD OUT

Mon. March 21, 2022 – Boston, MA @ Roadrunner – SOLD OUT

Tue. March 22, 2022 – Boston, MA @ Roadrunner – SOLD OUT

Thu. March 24, 2022 – New York, NY @ Radio City Music Hall – SOLD OUT

Fri. March 25, 2022 – Philadelphia, PA @ Franklin Music Hall – SOLD OUT

Sat. March 26, 2022 – Washington, DC @ The Anthem – SOLD OUT

Sun. March 27, 2022 – Washington, DC @ The Anthem – SOLD OUT

Tue. March 29, 2022 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE – SOLD OUT

Wed. March 30, 2022 – Louisville, KY @ Old Forester’s Paristown Hall – SOLD OUT

Thu. March 31, 2022 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium – SOLD OUT

Thu. April 21, 2022 – Bristol, UK @ Marble Factory – SOLD OUT

Fri. April 22, 2022 – Leeds, UK @ University Union Refectory – SOLD OUT

Sat. April 23, 2022 – Glasgow, UK @ Barrowland Ballroom – SOLD OUT

Mon. April 25, 2022 – Dublin, IE @ Vicar Street – SOLD OUT

Tue. April 26, 2022 – Manchester, UK @ Manchester Academy – SOLD OUT

Thu. April 28, 2022 – London, UK @ The Roundhouse – SOLD OUT

Fri. April 29, 2022 – London, UK @ O2 Academy Brixton – SOLD OUT

Sat. April 30, 2022 – Brussels, BE @ Les Nuits Botanique Festival – SOLD OUT

Mon. May 2, 2022 – Tourcoing, FR @ Le Grand Mix – SOLD OUT

Tue. May 3, 2022 – Paris, FR @ L’Olympia – SOLD OUT

Wed. May 4, 2022 – Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso – SOLD OUT

Fri. May 6, 2022 – Zurich, CH @ Kaufleuten

Sat. May 7, 2022 – Lausanne, CH @ Les Docks SOLD OUT

Mon. May 9, 2022 – Berlin, DE @ Metropol – SOLD OUT

Tue. May 10, 2022 – Copenhagen, DK @ Vega – SOLD OUT

Wed. May 11, 2022 – Stockholm, SE @ Fållan SOLD OUT

Thu. May 12, 2022 – Oslo, NO @ Sentrum Scene SOLD OUT

Sat. May 14, 2022 – Hamburg, DE @ Fabrik – SOLD OUT

Sun. May 15, 2022 – Cologne, DE @ Carlswerk Victoria – SOLD OUT

Tue. May 17, 2022 – Vienna, AT @ WUK – SOLD OUT

Wed. May 18, 2022 – Prague, CZ @ Archa Theatre – SOLD OUT

Thu. May 19, 2022 – Munich, DE @ Strom – SOLD OUT

Sat. July 2, 2022 – Stockholm, SE @ Lollapalooza Stockholm

Fri. Sep. 16 – Sun. Sep. 18, 2022 – Los Angeles, CA @ Primavera Sound LA

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January 6th, 2022

SASAMI shares a visualizer for “Say It,” her new industrial-influenced single. “‘Say It’ is a rage anthem dance track about spinning out because someone isn’t communicating with you,” says Ashworth. “I feel like when I hear the song I see a hot femme with a mystical flamethrower engulfed in emotional blue flames throwing elbows alone in an industrial dance club in outer space.” SASAMI’s anticipated new album Squeeze is due February 25th via Domino.

Squeeze was produced by SASAMI, with a handful of the tracks co-produced by Ty Segall. Other notable contributors include: Hand Habits’ Meg Duffy, King Tuff’s Kyle Thomas, Christian Lee Hutson, Barishi, Moaning’s Pascal Stevenson, Jay Bellerose and No Home.

SASAMI will be touring with Mitski & Haim in 2022.

TOUR DATES:

3/4 – Brattleboro, VT @ The Stone Church

3/5 – Woodstock, NY @ The Colony

3/6 – Rochester, NY @ The Bug Jar

3/8 – Lakewood, OH @ Mahall’s

3/10 – Charlotte, NC @ Snug Harbor

3/11 – Savannah, GA @ Savannah Stopover

3/21 – Nashville, TN @ The End

3/22 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade Purgatory Stage

3/24 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat

3/25 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg

3/26 – Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s

3/27 – Cambridge, MA @ Sonia

3/30 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Club Cafe

3/31 – Columbus, OH @ Rumba Cafe

4/1 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall

4/2 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry

4/3 – Omaha, NE @ Reverb Lounge

4/5 – Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge

4/7 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The State Room

4/8 – Boise, ID @ The Shredder

4/9 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge

4/10 – Seattle, WA @ Barboza

4/12 – San Francisco, CA @ The Chapel

4/13 – Los Angeles, CA @ Teragram Ballroom

4/21 – Bristol, UK @ Marble Factory * – SOLD OUT

4/22 – Leeds, UK @ University Union Refectory *

4/23 – Glasgow, UK @ Barrowland Ballroom *

4/25 – Dublin, IE @ Vicar Street * -SOLD OUT

4/26 – Manchester, UK @ Manchester Academy *

4/28 – London, UK @ The Roundhouse * – SOLD OUT

4/29 – London, UK @ O2 Academy Brixton *

4/30 – Brussels, BE @ Les Nuits Botanique Festival *

5/2 – Tourcoing, FR @ Le Grand Mix * – SOLD OUT

5/3 – Paris, FR @ L’Olympia *

5/4 – Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso * – SOLD OUT

5/6 – Zurich, CH @ Kaufleuten *

5/7 – Lausanne, CH @ Les Docks *

5/9 – Berlin, DE @ Metropol * – SOLD OUT

5/10 – Copenhagen, DK @ Vega * – SOLD OUT

5/11 – Stockholm, SE @ Fallan

5/12 – Oslo, NO @ Sentrum Scene * – SOLD OUT

5/14 – Hamburg, DE @ Fabrik * – SOLD OUT

5/15 – Cologne, DE @ Carlswerk Victoria * – SOLD OUT

5/17 – Vienna, AT @ WUK * – SOLD OUT

5/18 – Prague, CZ @ Archa Theatre *

5/19 – Munich, DE @ Strom * – SOLD OUT

5/22 – Wilmington, NC @ Live Oak Bank Pavillion ^

5/24 – Toronto, ON @ RBC Echo Beach ^

5/25 – Rochester Hills, MI @ Meadow Brook Ampitheatre ^

5/28 – Philadelphia, PA @ TD Pavilion at the Mann ^

5/31 – Milwaukee, WI @ BMO Harris Pavilion ^

6/1 – Indianapolis, IN @ TCU Amphitheatre at White River State Park ^

6/3 – Chicago, IL @ Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island ^

6/4 – Kansas City, MO @ Starlight Theatre ^

6/6 – Minneapolis, MN @ The Armory ^

6/10 – Vancouver, BC @ Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre ^

6/11 – Portland, OR @ Theater of the Clouds ^

6/13 – Seattle, WA @ WaMu Theater ^

6/14 – Bend, OR @ Hayden Homes Amphitheatre ^

* w/ Mitski

^ w/ Haim

#sasamiashworth

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November 10th, 2021

Mitski made her bold return last month, presenting “Working for the Knife” and announcing a world tour, with all North American dates selling out instantly. Today, Mitski announces Laurel Hell, her new album, out February 4th on Dead Oceans, and unveils a new single/video, “The Only Heartbreaker.” Laurel Hell is a soundtrack for transformation, a map to the place where vulnerability and resilience, sorrow and delight, error and transcendence can all sit within our humanity, can all be seen as worthy of acknowledgment, and ultimately, love. “I accept it all,” she promises. “I forgive it all.” It cements Mitski’s reputation as an artist who possesses the power of turning our most savage and alienated experiences into the very elixir that cures them. “I wrote what I needed to hear. As I’ve always done.”

“The Only Heartbreaker” video, co-directed by Maegan Houang and Jeff Desom, presents the bewildering experience of Mitski’s first time being filmed almost entirely in front of a green screen. Houang comments, “The worst pain I’ve experienced is when I’ve fully understood the pain I’ve caused another. It’s one of the hardest parts of being human, that no matter our intentions, we’ll inevitably do something hurtful to our fellow man, if not someone we love. In this case, the harm Mitski enacts in the video is to the world. It’s unstoppable and destructive, but worst of all, she doesn’t even want it to happen. She’s a stand-in for humanity as we collectively do so little to save ourselves and our planet.”

Mitski Tour Dates

Thu. Feb. 17, 2022 – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel – SOLD OUT

Fri. Feb. 18, 2022 – Raleigh, NC @ The Ritz – SOLD OUT

Sat. Feb. 19, 2022 – Atlanta, GA @ The Eastern – SOLD OUT

Mon. Feb. 21, 2022 – Birmingham, AL @ Iron City – SOLD OUT

Tue. Feb. 22, 2022 – New Orleans, LA @ Civic Theatre – SOLD OUT

Thu. Feb. 24, 2022 – Houston, TX @ The Lawn at White Oak Music Hall – SOLD OUT

Fri. Feb. 25, 2022 – Dallas, TX @ The Factory in Deep Ellum – SOLD OUT

Sat. Feb. 26, 2022 – Austin, TX @ ACL Live at Moody Theater – SOLD OUT

Mon. Feb. 28, 2022 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Van Buren – SOLD OUT

Wed. March 2, 2022 – Los Angeles, CA @ Shrine Exposition Hall – SOLD OUT

Thu. March 3, 2022 – Los Angeles, CA @ Shrine Exposition Hall – SOLD OUT

Fri. March 4, 2022 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater – SOLD OUT

Sat. March 5,2022 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater – SOLD OUT

Mon. March 7, 2022 – Portland, OR @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – SOLD OUT

Wed. March 9, 2022 – Seattle, WA @ Moore Theatre – SOLD OUT

Thu. March 10, 2022 – Seattle, WA @ Moore Theatre – SOLD OUT

Sat. March 12, 2022 – Denver, CO @ Mission Ballroom – SOLD OUT

Mon. March 14, 2022 – St. Paul, MN @ Palace Theatre – SOLD OUT

Tue. March 15, 2022 – Milwaukee, WI @ Miller High Life Theatre – SOLD OUT

Thu. March 17, 2022 – Detroit, MI @ Masonic Temple Theatre – SOLD OUT

Fri. March 18, 2022 – Toronto, ON @ Massey Hall – SOLD OUT

Sat. March 19, 2022 – Montreal, QC @ St-Jean-Baptiste Church – SOLD OUT

Mon. March 21, 2022 – Boston, MA @ Roadrunner – SOLD OUT

Tue. March 22, 2022 – Boston, MA @ Roadrunner – SOLD OUT

Thu. March 24, 2022 – New York, NY @ Radio City Music Hall – SOLD OUT

Fri. March 25, 2022 – Philadelphia, PA @ Franklin Music Hall – SOLD OUT

Sat. March 26, 2022 – Washington, DC @ The Anthem – SOLD OUT

Sun. March 27, 2022 – Washington, DC @ The Anthem – SOLD OUT

Tue. March 29, 2022 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE – SOLD OUT

Wed. March 30, 2022 – Louisville, KY @ Old Forester’s Paristown Hall – SOLD OUT

Thu. March 31, 2022 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium – SOLD OUT

Thu. April 21, 2022 – Bristol, UK @ Marble Factory – SOLD OUT

Fri. April 22, 2022 – Leeds, UK @ University Union Refectory – SOLD OUT

Sat. April 23, 2022 – Glasgow, UK @ Barrowland Ballroom – SOLD OUT

Mon. April 25, 2022 – Dublin, IE @ Vicar Street – SOLD OUT

Tue. April 26, 2022 – Manchester, UK @ Manchester Academy – SOLD OUT

Thu. April 28, 2022 – London, UK @ The Roundhouse – SOLD OUT

Fri. April 29, 2022 – London, UK @ O2 Academy Brixton – SOLD OUT

Sat. April 30, 2022 – Brussels, BE @ Les Nuits Botanique Festival – SOLD OUT

Mon. May 2, 2022 – Tourcoing, FR @ Le Grand Mix – SOLD OUT

Tue. May 3, 2022 – Paris, FR @ L’Olympia

Wed. May 4, 2022 – Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso – SOLD OUT

Fri. May 6, 2022 – Zurich, CH @ Kaufleuten

Sat. May 7, 2022 – Lausanne, CH @ Les Docks

Mon. May 9, 2022 – Berlin, DE @ Metropol – SOLD OUT

Tue. May 10, 2022 – Copenhagen, DK @ Vega – SOLD OUT

Wed. May 11, 2022 – Stockholm, SE @ Fållan

Thu. May 12, 2022 – Oslo, NO @ Sentrum Scene

Sat. May 14, 2022 – Hamburg, DE @ Fabrik – SOLD OUT

Sun. May 15, 2022 – Cologne, DE @ Carlswerk Victoria – SOLD OUT

Tue. May 17, 2022 – Vienna, AU @ WUK – SOLD OUT

Wed. May 18, 2022 – Prague, CZ @ Archa Theatre – SOLD OUT

Thu. May 19, 2022 – Munich, DE @ Strom – SOLD OUT

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October 26th, 2021

Sasami

SASAMI announces her new album, Squeeze, with the release of videos for dual lead singles “The Greatest” and “Skin A Rat,” two tracks that perfectly encapsulate the album’s breadth and wide range.  “The Greatest” video is directed by Jennifer Juniper Stratford, and the “Skin A Rat” visualizer was created by Andrew Thomas Huang (Björk, FKA twigs), who also designed the album cover. Squeeze is available for pre-order now and due February 25th via Domino.

Of the power ballad-inspired “The Greatest” Sasami Ashworth says “this song is about how often the greatest, heaviest feelings we have for someone are in the absence of the realization or reciprocation of that love. Like power born out of a black hole. All fantasy.”

Inspired by violent fantasy, “Skin A Rat” is “a soundtrack to cathartic release of anger and frustration with oppressive systems and humans. Very nu-metal influenced. Wrote and demoed the whole song on my ipad with midi drums and hired an epic drummer to perform it live to tape.” The song features Dirk Verbeuren of Megadeth on drums and gang vocals by Vagabon’s Laetitia Tamko and actress and comedian Patti Harrison.

Both songs were produced by Ashworth and recorded at Ty Segall’s studio in Topanga, CA and Log Mansion in Mt. Washington.

SASAMI is currently on tour, dates include support in North America for Japanese Breakfast this fall, and EU/UK support for Mitski in the Spring of 2022. All dates below.

TOUR DATES:

10/29 – Dallas, TX @ Studio at the Factory ^

10/30 – Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall ^

10/31 – Austin, TX @ Stubb’s (Levitation)

11/1 – San Antonio, TX @ Paper Tiger ^

11/3 – Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress (Outdoor Plaza) ^

11/4 – Tempe, AZ @ Coca-Cola Sun Deck at Sun Devil Stadium ^

11/7 – Berkeley, CA @ UC Theatre ^

11/9 – Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades ^

11/11 – Sonoma, CA @ Gundlach Bundschu Winery ^ – SOLD OUT

11/12 – San Luis Obispo, CA @ Madonna Inn ^

11/13 – Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst ^

11/15 – Pomona, CA @ The Glass House ^ – SOLD OUT

11/16 – Pomona, CA @ The Glass House ^ – SOLD OUT

3/4 – Brattleboro, VT @ The Stone Church

3/5 – Woodstock, NY @ The Colony

3/6 – Rochester, NY @ The Bug Jar

3/8 – Lakewood, OH @ Mahall’s

3/10 – Charlotte, NC @ Snug Harbor

3/11 – Savannah, GA @ Savannah Stopover

3/21 – Nashville, TN @ The End

3/22 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade Purgatory Stage

3/24 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat

3/25 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg

3/26 – Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s

3/27 – Cambridge, MA @ Sonia

3/30 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Club Cafe

3/31 – Columbus, OH @ Rumba Cafe

4/1 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall

4/2 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry

4/3 – Omaha, NE @ Reverb Lounge

4/5 – Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge

4/7 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The State Room

4/8 – Boise, ID @ The Shredder

4/9 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge

4/10 – Seattle, WA @ Barboza

4/12 – San Francisco, CA @ The Chapel

4/13 – Los Angeles, CA @ Teragram Ballroom

4/21 – Bristol, UK @ Marble Factory * – SOLD OUT

4/22 – Leeds, UK @ University Union Refectory *

4/23 – Glasgow, UK @ Barrowland Ballroom *

4/25 – Dublin, IE @ Vicar Street * -SOLD OUT

4/26 – Manchester, UK @ Manchester Academy *

4/28 – London, UK @ The Roundhouse * – SOLD OUT

4/29 – London, UK @ O2 Academy Brixton *

4/30 – Brussels, BE @ Les Nuits Botanique Festival *

5/2 – Tourcoing, FR @ Le Grand Mix * – SOLD OUT

5/3 – Paris, FR @ L’Olympia *

5/4 – Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso * – SOLD OUT

5/6 – Zurich, CH @ Kaufleuten *

5/7 – Lausanne, CH @ Les Docks *

5/9 – Berlin, DE @ Metropol * – SOLD OUT

5/10 – Copenhagen, DK @ Vega * – SOLD OUT

5/11 – Stockholm, SE @ Fallan

5/12 – Oslo, NO @ Sentrum Scene * – SOLD OUT

5/14 – Hamburg, DE @ Fabrik * – SOLD OUT

5/15 – Cologne, DE @ Carlswerk Victoria * – SOLD OUT

5/17 – Vienna, AT @ WUK * – SOLD OUT

5/18 – Prague, CZ @ Archa Theatre *

5/19 – Munich, DE @ Strom * – SOLD OUT

^ w/ Japanese Breakfast

* w/ Mitski

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October 5th, 2021

Mitski makes a daring return with “Working for the Knife,” a new single/video and the announcement of a spring 2022 North American tour. “Working for the Knife” surges with synth and a syncopated beat, driven by Mitski’s tenor and production by longtime collaborator Patrick Hyland. “It’s about going from being a kid with a dream, to a grown up with a job, and feeling that somewhere along the way you got left behind. It’s being confronted with a world that doesn’t seem to recognize your humanity, and seeing no way out of it,” explains Mitski. The video, filmed at The Egg in Albany, NY and directed by Zia Anger with Ashley Connor directing photography, presents a performer returning to the same cruel world that gave birth to her. Mitski’s dedication to both sonic and physical presentation is on full display — every muscle is activated and purposeful, giving itself over to the story of the choreography. It’s dynamic and gritty with a new intensity we haven’t yet seen from Mitski.

Mitski will return to the stage in February 2022, playing theaters throughout the country, including Radio City Music Hall in New York, Shrine Exposition Hall in LA, Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, The Anthem in Washington, DC, and more. These are Mitski’s first live performances since her September 2019 Central Park SummerStage run in support of 2018’s Be the Cowboy, one of that year’s most praised albums. Named as Album of the Year by the likes of Pitchfork, New York Magazine, Consequence, ESQUIRE, and FLOOD, it launched Mitski from cult favorite to indie star. Tickets are on sale Fri. Oct. 8th at noon EST.

Mitski Tour Dates

Thu. Feb. 17, 2022 – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel

Fri. Feb. 18, 2022 – Raleigh, NC @ The Ritz

Sat. Feb. 19, 2022 – Atlanta, GA @ The Eastern

Mon. Feb. 21, 2022 – Birmingham, AL @ Iron City

Tue. Feb. 22, 2022 – New Orleans, LA @ Civic Theatre

Thu. Feb. 24, 2022 – Houston, TX @ The Lawn at White Oak Music Hall

Fri. Feb. 25, 2022 – Dallas, TX @ The Factory in Deep Ellum

Sat. Feb. 26, 2022 – Austin, TX @ ACL Live at Moody Theater

Mon. Feb. 28, 2022 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Van Buren

Thu. Mar. 3, 2022 – Los Angeles, CA @ Shrine Exposition Hall

Fri. Mar. 4, 2022 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater

Mon. Mar. 7, 2022 – Portland, OR @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

Wed. Mar. 9, 2022 – Seattle, WA @ Moore Theatre

Sat. Mar. 12, 2022 – Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre

Mon. Mar. 14, 2022 – St. Paul, MN @ Palace Theatre

Tue. Mar. 15, 2022 – Milwaukee, WI @ The Riverside Theater

Thu. Mar. 17, 2022 – Detroit, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theatre

Fri. Mar. 18, 2022 – Toronto, ON @ Massey Hall

Sat. Mar. 19, 2022 – Montreal, QC @ St-Jean-Baptiste Church

Mon. Mar. 21, 2022 – Boston, MA @ TBD

Thu. Mar. 24, 2022 – New York, NY @ Radio City Music Hall

Fri. Mar. 25, 2022 – Philadelphia, PA @ Franklin Music Hall

Sat. Mar. 26, 2022 – Washington, DC @ The Anthem

Tue. Mar. 29, 2022 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE

Wed. Mar. 30, 2022 – Louisville, KY @ Old Forester’s Paristown Hall

Thu. Mar. 31, 2022 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium

Thu. April 21, 2022 – Bristol, UK @ Marble Factory

Fri. April 22, 2022 – Leeds, UK @ University Stylus

Sat. April 23, 2022 – Glasgow, UK @ Queen Margaret Union

Mon. April 25, 2022 – Dublin, IE @ Vicar Street

Tue. April 26, 2022 – Manchester, UK @ O2 Ritz

Thu. April 28, 2022 – London, UK @ The Roundhouse

Sat. April 30, 2022 – Brussels, BE @ Botanique

Mon. May 2, 2022 – Tourcoing, FR @ Le Grand Mix

Tue. May 3, 2022 – Paris, FR @ Le Cabaret Sauvage

Wed. May 4, 2022 – Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso

Fri. May 6, 2022 – Zurich, CH @ Les Docks

Sat. May 7, 2022 – Lausanne, CH @ Les Docks

Mon. May 9, 2022 – Berlin, DE @ Metropol

Tue. May 10, 2022 – Copenhagen, DK @ Vega

Wed. May 11, 2022 – Stockholm, SE @ Nalen

Thu. May 12, 2022 – Oslo, NO @ Rockefeller Music Hall

Sat. May 14, 2022 – Hamburg, DE @ Fabrik

Sun. May 15, 2022 – Cologne, DE @ Stollwerck

Tue. May 17, 2022 – Vienna, AU @ WUK

Wed. May 18, 2022 – Prague, CZ @ Rock Cafe

Thu. May 19, 2022 – Munich, DE @ Strom

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July 11th, 2018

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July 20th, 2017
Mitski and Half-Waif at Bluebird Theater – Denver, CO – July 19, 2017
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July 18th, 2016
Mitski , Japanese Breakfast and Jay Som at Larimer Lounge – Denver, CO – July 16, 2016
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Jay Som at Larimer Lounge – Denver, CO – July 16, 2016 Photos by Charles Powell http://www.larimerlounge.com/ https://www.facebook.com/jaysommusic/

Japanese Breakfast at Larimer Lounge – Denver, CO – July 16, 2016 Photos by Charles Powell http://www.larimerlounge.com/ https://www.facebook.com/japanesebreakfast/

Mitski at Larimer Lounge – Denver, CO – July 16, 2016 Photos by Charles Powell http://www.larimerlounge.com/ https://www.facebook.com/MitskiLeaks/

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