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Adrianne Lenker expands U.S. tour, adds L.A., NYC-area shows & more

Big Thief's Adrianne Lenker has expanded her fall solo tour, adding dates in Los Angeles, Pioneertown, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Eugene, and two NYC-area shows. The two NYC-area shows are at Webster Hall on November 7 and Jersey City's White Eagle Hall on November 9 (both of which are with Lutalo), and the L.A. show happens at First Congregational Church on November 11.
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This Week in Portland Event News: Adrianne Lenker, Armand Hammer, and More

After a year of mostly virtual entertainment, IRL concerts and performances slated for this summer and beyond are sure to sell out fast. To help you stay ahead of the game, we've rounded up major-venue events that are newly on sale (like Breland at Crystal Ballroom) and going on sale this week (like Sabertooth Micro Fest at Crystal Ballroom and Armand Hammer at Mississippi Studios). Read on for details.
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Watch Adrianne Lenker perform intimate cuts from 2020 album, ‘songs’

Adrianne Lenker has taken to Instagram earlier today (May 3) to casually perform a series of cuts from her third solo album, ‘songs’. Scroll down for the video. Lenker took to Instagram live unannounced to livestream a performance that ended up consisting of ‘not a lot, just forever’, ‘forwards beckon rebound’, ‘half return’ and ‘anything’. The understated artist refrained from speaking throughout the stream, instead letting the strength and vulnerability of her latest release have its moment.

Adrianne Lenker Performed ‘Songs’ Highlights On A Surprise Instagram Livestream Concert

Livestream concerts have become increasingly common since the start of the pandemic, and while getting ready to check out a virtual concert isn’t as big a deal as going to an in-person show, there’s still usually some warning that it’s happening. That wasn’t the case with Adrianne Lenker this weekend, who decided to hop on Instagram Live and play a quick set of songs without any prior announcement (as NME notes).
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Big Thief’s Adrianne Lenker Details Fall Tour 2021

Adrianne Lenker of Big Thief will embark on a solo tour this fall. Lenker will play various intimate venues between November 5 – 21. The tour begins at First Unitarian Church in Burlington, Vermont on May 5. Next comes stops in Woodstock, New York on November 6; Cambridge, Massachusetts on November 10; Wilmington, Delaware on November 12 and Washington D.C. on November 13.

Adrianne Lenker Will Finally Tour Behind Her 2020 Albums This Fall

Adrianne Lenker had a strong 2020. When the pandemic hit, she retreated to a cabin in Massachusetts and emerged with a pair of new albums, Songs and Instrumentals. The former was hailed as one of the year’s stronger releases, but due to the coronavirus, she was mostly limited to performing its songs during pre-taped late-night television appearances. Now that progress seems to be happening in terms of the pandemic and the viability of live entertainment, though, Lenker is planning the finally tour behind Songs and Instrumentals.

Big Thief’s Adrianne Lenker announces fall 2021 North American solo tour

With two excellent 2020 solo albums -- songs and instrumentals -- under her belt, Big Thief's Adrianne Lenker has plenty of new material to play live, which she'll do on a fall 2021 tour. So far dates are just East Coast and Midwest, and NYC is conspicuously missing. Dates include...
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Adrianne Lenker Sets Fall Tour Dates

Adrianne Lenker announced a brief fall tour in support of her recent albums Songs and Instrumentals. The trek kicks off on November 5th in Burlington, Vermont, making stops along the East before wrapping in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on November 21st. Tickets go on sale Friday at noon E.T. The dual solo...
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Adrianne Lenker Announces Fall 2021 Tour Dates

Prolific songwriter and founding Big Thief member Adrianne Lenker has announced a new 11-date, 12-show tour that takes place in the fall of 2021. The November trek will be her first since the release of her 2020 solo albums songs and instrumentals. As befits an artist born in Indiana, she’s skipping the megalopolises on the east and west coast, choosing instead to journey to some of the cool smaller towns in-between: Burlington, Pittsburgh, Columbus, Madison, two shows in Minneapolis, and more. Check out the full itinerary below.

Adrianne Lenker performs ‘Dragon Eyes’ for ‘Fallon’

Big Thief’s Adrianne Lenker is the latest guest to perform on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, sharing a rendition of her track ‘Dragon Eyes’. ‘Dragon Eyes’ was the second single to be released from Lenker’s album ‘Songs’, which arrived in full in October last year. Watch the performance below:

Big Thief’s Adrianne Lenker Performs “Dragon Eyes” with a Paint Brush on “Jimmy Fallon”

Last fall Big Thief‘s Adrianne Lenker released another excellent solo album—well, two actually: songs and instrumentals—that followed 2018’s abysskiss. Plainly titled, both albums continued to showcase Lenker’s visceral lyricism and warm production. Although several months have passed since the album’s release, she reminded us of the album’s poignant intimacy with her latest performance of “Dragon Eyes” on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
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Watch Adrianne Lenker Perform “dragon eyes” on Fallon

Adrianne Lenker of Big Thief was the musical guest on last night’s episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. She performed “dragon eyes” from her album songs—the solo record she released last year alongside a collection called instrumentals. Watch the performance below. Lenker recently released a new video for...
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Big Thief’s Adrianne Lenker Brings ‘Dragon Eyes’ to Late Night Ahead of Grammys

Adrianne Lenker of Big Thief hit The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon Thursday to perform “Dragon Eyes” from her recent solo album Songs. Lenker kept the performance simple, strumming an acoustic guitar alone in front of a wall of windows. Big Thief is currently up for two Grammys at Sunday’s ceremony: Best Rock Song and Best Rock Performance for “Not,” off their 2019 album Two Hands.