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WATCH // The Tallest Man On Earth Returns to KEXP for a Live Session, Covers David Bazan

The Tallest Man On Earth first played KEXP back in 2009 when their video series had just launched. Perhaps you remember his performance of “Where Do My Bluebird Fly,” a video that now holds almost two million views. KEXP recently beckoned Kristian back for a second performance and he obliged, giving us a four-song set. His return includes three songs off his new album, There’s No Leaving Now, and a wonderful cover of David Bazan’s “Lost My Shape.” Watch above!

Mt St Helens Vietnam Band Kick Off National Tour

Next week Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band kick off a six week national tour in support of their new album Where The Messengers Meet. During the tour Mt St Helens will perform alongside David Bazan, Dead Confederate, and Portugal, The Man. Last week the band celebrated the release of their new album with a free show at the Mural Ampitheatre in Seattle. The show wrapped up KEXP’s summer concert series at the mural and boasted the largest crowd of the season. The fine folks at KEXP captured the show on video and you can check out Mt St Helens performing “En Fuego” from their self-titled debut above. You can find more photos from the Mural concert HERE. You can also stream a recording of the performance at the KEXP website HERE. Check out the tour dates below and find out when Mt St Helens Vietnam Band will be in your neck of the woods.

09/08/10 Spokane, WA -- Empyrean Coffee House w/ David Bazan
09/10/10 Boise, ID -- Neurolux w/ David Bazan
09/11/10 Salt Lake City, UT -- Urban Lounge w/ David Bazan
09/12/10 Denver, CO -- Larimer Lounge w/ David Bazan
09/14/10 Omaha, NE -- The Waiting Room w/ David Bazan
09/15/10 Columbia, MO -- Mojo’s w/ David Bazan
09/16/10 Chicago, IL -- Empty Bottle
09/17/10 Toledo, OH -- Mickey Finns Pubb
09/18/10 Toronto, ON -- The Drake Hotel
09/21/10 Philadelpia, PA -- Johnny Brenda’s
09/23/10 Akron, OH -- Musica w/ Dead Confederate
09/24/10 Pittsburgh, PA -- Rex Theatre w/ Dead Confederate
09/28/10 Brooklyn, NY -- Music Hall of Williamsburg w/ Dead Confederate
09/29/10 Washington, DC -- Rock and Roll Hotel w/ Dead Confederate
09/30/10 Carrboro, NC -- Cat’s Cradle w/ Dead Confederate
10/01/10 Charlotte, NC -- Snug Harbor w/ Dead Confederate
10/05/10 Urbana, IL -- Canopy Club w/ Portugal. The Man
10/07/10 Fayetville, AR -- George’s Majestic Lounge w/ Portugal. The Man
10/08/10 Fort Worth, TX -- Aaardvark
10/09/10 Austin, TX -- The Mohawk
10/11/10 Houston, TX -- Fitzgerald’s
10/14/10 Birmingham, AL -- WorkPlay Soundstage w/ Portugal. The Man
10/15/10 Athens, GA -- 40 Watt Club w/ Portugal. The Man
10/16/10 Asheville, NC -- Orange Peel w/ Portugal. The Man
10/17/10 Nashville, TN -- Mercy Lounge w/ Portugal. The Man
10/20/10 Lawrence, KS -- Bottleneck
10/22/10 Iowa City, IA- The Blue Moose Tap House
10/26/10 Missoula, MT- Top Hat




Mt St Helens Vietnam Band Tour w/ David Bazan. Vote for them on Magnet’s Most Anticipated Releases Poll

photo courtesy of Ice Cream Man

photo courtesy of Ice Cream Man

As we near the release of Mt St Helens Vietnam Band’s new album Where The Messengers Meet on Tuesday, things are heating up. Besides their free CD release show in Seattle at the Space Needle Mural on August 27, MSHVB will be touring with David Bazan on five dates in September. Where The Messengers Meet is also currently the front-runner in Magnet Magazine’s poll of “Most Anticipated Releases” next week. Lets keep them in the lead! You can go and vote for them RIGHT HERE. Check out the tour dates below and stay tuned for more dates this fall and other MSHVB news shortly!

Mt St Helens Vietnam Band On Tour:

08/27 Seattle, WA- Space Needle Mural- Free CD Release show sponsored by KEXP

09/10 Boise, ID-  Nuerolux w/ David Bazan

09/11 Salt Lake City, UT- Urban Lounge w/ David Bazan

09/12 Denver, CO- Larimer Lounge w/ David Bazan

09/14 Omaha, NE- The Waiting Room w/ David Bazan

09/15 Columbia, MO- Mojo’s w/ David Bazan

09/16 Chicago, IL- Empty Bottle

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