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News  //  May 8th 2013

Smith Westerns Release ‘Varsity’ Video, Announce String Of US Tour Dates.

Smith Westerns have released the first video from their forthcoming album “Soft Will” — the Alan Del Rio Ortiz-directed treatment for “Varsity” is basically a three-minute make-out session between up-and-coming model Marcel Castenmiller and his girlfriend Sara Powell. AND WHO WOULD COMPLAIN ABOUT WATCHING THAT?

“Soft Will” will be released via Mom+Pop on June 25.

The band have also announced a run of US dates, details for which can be found below. Tickets for most dates go on sale this Friday.

07-21 Nashville, TN – Exit In
07-23 Washington, DC – Black Cat
07-24 Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg
07-26 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
07-27 Cambridge, MA – The Sinclair
07-28 Montreal, Quebec – Cabaret Mile End
07-29 Toronto, Ontario – Lee’s Palace
08-02 Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza
08-05 Kansas City, MO – The Riot Room
08-06 Denver, CO – Bluebird Theater
08-07 Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge
08-09 San Francisco, CA – Outside Lands Festival
08-10 Los Angeles, CA – El Rey Theatre
08-11 Pomona, CA – The Glass House
08-12 San Diego, CA – Casbah
08-15 Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge
08-16 Seattle, WA – The Crocodile
08-17 Vancouver, British Columbia – Electric Owl
08-20 Minneapolis, MN – Varsity Theater
10-04 – 10-06 Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Festival
10-11 – 10-13 Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Festival