Slavic and Eurasian Studies

"Please the Trees" at SXSW

Wed, March 12, 2014 | Austin, Texas

The Czech band "Please the Trees" will be performing in Austin during the week of SXSW as part of their Spring 2014 US tour! Please The Trees (Czech Republic) toured US in the past in 2010, 2011, and 2012, playing with (among others) Akron/Family, Warpaint and Vetiver. The band received the Czech Grammy award for the best alternative record of 2012, for their third record called A Forest Affair, which was recorded in California with producer Jonathan Burnside.

Their spring tour consists of the following performances (Austin performances listed in bold):

FEB 26  Chicago,IL @ Empty Bottle (Vaclav Havelka III solo gig)

MARCH 1   Chicago, IL @ Klass restaurant with choir

MARCH 2   Chicago, IL @ Junior's

MARCH 3   Arlington, VA @ Galaxy Hut w/Schwervon!

MARCH 6   Raleigh, NC @ Slim's

MARCH 7   Asheville, NC @ Emerald Lounge

MARCH 8   Carrollton, GA @ Alley Cat 

MARCH 9   New Orleans, LA @ Circle bar

MARCH 11 Dallas, TX @ Crown & Harp w/Wrekmeister Harmonies&Ryley Walker

MARCH 12 Austin, TX@ Psychedelic Pig Roast-The Yellow House (12PM)

MARCH 13 Austin, TX @ Heart Of Texas ROCKFEST-Shiners Saloon (8PM)

MARCH 15 Austin, TX @ Threadgills opening for Roky Erickson's Ice Cream Social (11AM)

MARCH 15 Austin, TX @ Kid Congo Power's birthday party (afternoon)

MARCH 15 Austin, TX @ Austin's Pizza (upstairs) (10PM)

MARCH 16 Houston, TX @ TBA

MARCH 18 Memphis, TN @ Court House Co-op w/Ugly Girls

MARCH 20 Athens, GA @ Green Room w/Cheap Time

MARCH 21 Wilmington, NC @ Orton's Bar w/Cheap Time

MARCH 22 New York, NYC @ Czech House

MARCH 23 New York, NYC @ Piano’s with special guest Steve Dalachinsky

MARCH 24 Cambridge, MA @ ZUZU

MARCH 25 Hudson,New York @ The Half Moon

MARCH 27 New York,NYC @ The Sidewalk Cafe(Vaclav Havelka III solo gig)


More information on the band and their Spring 2014 US tour can be found at

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