Bishop Allen Screen New Film at MoMA, Announce Tour



Bishop Allen have proved a few times over that they can float quite successfully between the mediums of music and film. This began with their friendship with mumblecore master Andrew Bujalski (Funny Ha Ha, Mutual Appreciation). The results have presumably been aided by the band members remaining within a certain comfort zone (i.e. playing young aspiring musicians relocating to New York City- weird huh?), and they continue in this vein with Bob Byington's Harmony and Me. Singer Justin Rice will play a recently dumped downer whose complaints have become too much even for his close friends, causing him to turn to songwriting. The film debuted at NYC's Museum of Modern Art Friday and will be showing until this Thursday September 24.

The band also announced their fall tour, which is structured as a sort of loose autobiographical journey, beginning in Cambridge and ending in Brooklyn.

10.27 Cambridge, MA. @ The Middle East Downstairs
10.29 Montreal, Quebec @ Il Motore
10.30  Toronto, Ontario @ El Mocambo
11.01 Pontiac, MI. @ The Pike Room at Crofoot Ballroom
11.02  Madison, Wisc. @ High Noon Saloon
11.03  Omaha, NE @ Slowdown
11.06 Vancouver, B.C. @ The Media Club
11.07  Seattle, WA @ Chop Suey
11.08  Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge
11.09 San Francisco, Calif. - The Rickshaw Stop
11.10 Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre
11.13 Austin, TX @ Mohawk
11.14 Fort Worth, TX @ Lola's Saloon
11.15 Little Rock, AZ @ Sticky Fingerz Rock 'N' Roll Chicken Shack
11.21 Brooklyn, NY @ The Bell House

(Via: Paste)

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Bishop Allen Screen New Film at MoMA, Announce Tour