Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile (and the Sea Lice)

Thu Oct 26 2017

7:30 PM

Rockefeller Chapel at University of Chicago

5850 South Woodlawn Chicago, IL 60637

$41 GA // $31 U of Chi Student

All Ages

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In partnership with The Empty Bottle's 25th Anniversary Series! #EB25

Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile will lead an all-star band on a once-in-a-lifetime tour of North America this fall.

The announcement comes as two of this generation’s most exciting and unique singer-songwriters reveal that they have completed a collaboration album for release later this year.

The inter-continental duo will share the stage, performing songs off their upcoming album as well as delving into their respective back catalogues and covering a bunch of classics, all backed by their band ‘The Sea Lice,’ a revolving cast of musicians including Janet Weiss (Sleater-Kinney, Wild Flag), Stella Mozgawa (Warpaint), Rob Laakso (The Violators, The Swirlies, Mice Parade) and Katie Harkin (Harkin, Sky Larkin and touring member of Sleater-Kinney and Wild Beasts). “A cookin’ band and an intercontinental country duo for the ages—minus the country,” says Vile.

Kurt and Courtney have partnered with Plus 1 so that $1 from every ticket goes to support the ACLU and their work defending and protecting our individual rights and liberties. Support for the Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile (and The Sea Lice) tour will be Australian songwriter Jen Cloher.

The album is the result of 8 days in the studio spread over almost 15 months when Courtney and Kurt’s respective touring schedules allowed for them to be in the same place at the same time. It will be released later this year jointly by Matador Records, Marathon Artists and Milk! Records.

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Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile (and the Sea Lice)

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    Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile (and the Sea Lice)

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Empty Bottle Presents

Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile (and the Sea Lice)

Thu Oct 26 2017 7:30 PM

Rockefeller Chapel at University of Chicago Chicago IL
Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile (and the Sea Lice)
  • We're sorry, there are no tickets currently available through TicketWeb. Head to the venue to grab your tix at the door.

$41 GA // $31 U of Chi Student All Ages

In partnership with The Empty Bottle's 25th Anniversary Series! #EB25

Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile will lead an all-star band on a once-in-a-lifetime tour of North America this fall.

The announcement comes as two of this generation’s most exciting and unique singer-songwriters reveal that they have completed a collaboration album for release later this year.

The inter-continental duo will share the stage, performing songs off their upcoming album as well as delving into their respective back catalogues and covering a bunch of classics, all backed by their band ‘The Sea Lice,’ a revolving cast of musicians including Janet Weiss (Sleater-Kinney, Wild Flag), Stella Mozgawa (Warpaint), Rob Laakso (The Violators, The Swirlies, Mice Parade) and Katie Harkin (Harkin, Sky Larkin and touring member of Sleater-Kinney and Wild Beasts). “A cookin’ band and an intercontinental country duo for the ages—minus the country,” says Vile.

Kurt and Courtney have partnered with Plus 1 so that $1 from every ticket goes to support the ACLU and their work defending and protecting our individual rights and liberties. Support for the Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile (and The Sea Lice) tour will be Australian songwriter Jen Cloher.

The album is the result of 8 days in the studio spread over almost 15 months when Courtney and Kurt’s respective touring schedules allowed for them to be in the same place at the same time. It will be released later this year jointly by Matador Records, Marathon Artists and Milk! Records.

Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile (and the Sea Lice)

Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile (and the Sea Lice)

Indie Rock