Thus Owls Nominated for Polaris Prize, Support Antlers in Austin

Montreal’s Thus Owls are having quite a summer. The band has received praise from an array of press outlets surrounding their new album Turning Rocks, available now on Secret City Records, and recent performances at NXNE. Today, news broke that the husband-and-wife duo have been nominated for a Polaris Music Prize. The group will be out on tour supporting The Antlers on a slew of dates that includes a stop in Austin at the Parish on July 20th. Below you can stream a video of a live performance of their song “How, In My Bones,” recorded at La Tulipe in Montreal, and check out the band’s full list of tour dates.

TOUR DATES:
6/30 – Montreal, QC @ Club Soda (Montreal Jazz Festival)
7/1 – Ottawa, ON @ Ottawa Jazz Festival
7/4 – Quebec City, QC @ Festival d’Ete de Quebec  &
7/10 – Sherbrooke, QC @ SherBlues & Folk Festival (Main Stage 8pm)
7/10 – Sherbrooke, QC @ SherBlues & Folk Festival (Boquebiere 11pm)
7/16 – Solana Beach, CA @ Belly Up Tavern  #
7/17 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Crescent Ballroom  #
7/19 – Dallas, TX @ Trees  #
7/20 – Austin, TX @ The Parish  #
7/21 – Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s  #
7/23 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade  #
7/24 – Raleigh, NC @ Kings  #
7/25 – Washington, DC @ DC9 (early show)     
7/26 – Philadelphia, PA @ Ortlieb’s 
7/28 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (School Night)  
7/29 – New York, NY @ Rockwood Music Hall   
8/9 – Kingston, ON @ Wolfe Island Music Festival  %
10/09 Toronto ON @ The Rivoli ^

& = w/ St Vincent, San Fermin
# = w/ The Antlers
% = w/ K-OS, Shad, Young Galaxy, Cousins, Bry Webb, Mozart’s Sister, The Luyas and more

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Bryan Parker is a writer and photographer living and working in Austin, TX. He is the founder of blog Pop Press International and print journal True Sincerity and recently released his first book, a volume on Beat Happening in the 33 1/3 series.

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