Bill Callahan Releases Video for “Riding for the Feeling” Amid Extensive Tour

by PopMatters Staff

12 May 2011


Vice just premiered Bill Callahan‘s new video for “Riding for the Feeling” off the ominously titled new alnum, Apocalypse. Earlier this month, PopMatters’ Corey Beasley praised the album: “Apocalypse is a restless record, one concerned with the difficulties of staying put. In that way, it also keeps itself at arm’s length. Callahan’s stripped away a good degree of the hooks present on Eagle, and in the process he’s made a more serious (and, sure, self-serious) album. He’s a talent prodigious enough to warrant a lateral move, and Apocalypse will find its rightful place in his 20-odd-years-long canon. It’s hard to think of an album more thoroughly transportive, even if the places it takes you won’t always be pleasant.” Callahan is also on tour at present, full details below.

5/12/11 Stadt Garten / Cologne / Germany w/ Sophia Knapp
5/13/11 Brotfabrik / Frankfurt / Germany w/ Sophia Knapp
5/14/11 Café Keese /  Hamburg / Germany w/ Sophia Knapp
5/15/11 Astra Kulturhaus / Berlin / Germany w/ Sophia Knapp
5/17/11 Theatre 140 / Brussels / Belgium w/ Sophia Knapp
5/18/11 De Duif / Amsterdam / Netherlands w/ Sophia Knapp
5/19/11 Aéronef / Lille / France w/ Sophia Knapp
5/20/11 Le Café de la Danse / Paris / France w/ Sophia Knapp
5/21/11 Teatro Principal / San Sebastian / Spain w/ Sophia Knapp
5/23/11 Bikini Barcelona / Barcelona Spain w/ Sophia Knapp
5/24/11 Sala Heineken / Madrid Spain w/ Sophia Knapp
5/25/11 Sala Cosmos / Seville Spain w/ Sophia Knapp
6/14/11 Launchpad / Albuquerque. NM
6/15/11 Rhythm Room / Phoenix, AZ
6/16/11 Troubadour / Los Angeles, CA w/ Michael Chapman
6/17/11 SoHo / Santa Barbara, CA w/ Michael Chapman
6/18/11 The Independent / San Francisco, CA w/ Michael Chapman
6/19/11 Henry Miller Library / Big Sur, CA w/ Michael Chapman
6/20/11 Don Quixote’s International Music Hall / Felton, CA w/ Michael Chapman
6/22/11 Neumo’s / Seattle, WA w/ Michael Chapman
6/24/11 Neurolux /  Boise, ID
6/25/11 The State Room / Salt Lake City, UT
6/27/11 Hi Dive / Denver, CO
6/29/11 Record Bar / Kansas City, MO
6/30/11 Blue Moose / Iowa City, IA
7/1/11 Cedar Cultural Center / Minneapolis, MN
7/2/11 University of Wisconsin / Madison, WI
7/3/11 Lincoln Hall / Chicago, IL
7/5/11 White Rabbit Cabaret / Indianapolis, IN
7/7/11 Wexner Center for the Arts / Columbus, OH
7/8/11 Andy Warhol Museum / Pittsburgh, PA
7/9/11 Johnny Brenda’s / Philadelphia, PA
7/10/11 Brighton Music Hall / Boston, MA w/ Ed Askew
7/11/11 Music Hall of Williamsburg / Brooklyn, NYw/ Ed Askew
7/12/11 Bowery Ballroom / New York, NYw/ Ed Askew
7/13/11 Rock and Roll Hotel / Washington, DC w/ Ed Askew
7/15/11 Cat’s Cradle / Carrboro, NC w/ Ed Askew
7/16/11 Smith’s Olde Bar / Atlanta, GA
7/17/11 Mercy Lounge / Nashville, TN
7/19/11 The Loft / Dallas, TX
8/5/11 Pickathon / Happy Valley, OR / Woods Stage
8/6/11 Pickathon / Happy Valley, OR / Mainstage

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