2010

10/14/2010 Benefit for Guernica Magazine, powerHouse Arena w/ ”genius” award-winner Adrian Nicole Leblanc and DJ Gutman (Brazilian Girls) , Brooklyn, NY 7 pm

7/6/2010 Madame Claude / Fourtrack on Stage Berlin, Germany

7/7/2010: Schokoladen, Berlin, Germany

5/16/2010: Silent Barn, Queens, NY

4/10/2010: Southpaw, Brooklyn, NY cd release party for The Shondes

4/6/2010: Highline Ballroom, NY, NY.  Night of Mayhem w/Sam Lipsyte, Colson Whitehead, Michael Showalter, “This American Life’s” Starlee Kine, Jeffrey Lewis, and more.

3/24/2010: WORD bookstore in Brooklyn, NY.  “Russian Night” with Museyon Guides and Jauntsetter with the amazing Moscow-based band Gulag Tunes

3/20/2010: SXSW Large Hearted Lit at Bookpeople

3/17/2010: SXSW Official Showcase at The Ale House on Wednesday, March 17 at 11:00 p.m.

1/22/10 @ Book Court, Brooklyn, NY for Nick Flynn’s book release party (The Ticking is the Bomb)

1/21/10 @ Crash Mansion, NY, NY for The Rumpus Anniversary Party with readings by Rivka Galchen, Stephen Elliott, Tao Lin and more…

1/07/10 @ Union Hall, Brooklyn, NY w/ The Duchess and the Duke, 8:30 PM

2009

12/13/09 @ Fort Useless, Brooklyn, NY

10/21/2009 College Music Journal (CMJ) Festival, NY, NY: Whitesmith Entertainment showcase at The Living Room

8/20/2009 Piano’s. New York, NY

7/19/2009  Monkeytown, Brooklyn, NY w/ video artist Ben Coonley

6/20/2009 Private Party, Catskill, NY

6/24/2009 Duke Gardens Summer Series, Duke University, Durham, NC

6/5/2009 Montague Bookmill, Montague, Ma

6/14/2009 NORTHSIDE FESTIVAL Spike Hill , Brooklyn, NY, curated by Producer Martin Bisi

5/21/2009 LIVE ON WNYC (NPR) “SOUNDCHECK”

5/21/2009 Union Hall /Brooklyn, NY

5/14/2009 Upstairs at the Square/Barnes and Noble, Union Square, NYC, with “genius” award-winning author Aleksandr Hemon

5/6/2009 Private party in Williamsburg

3/20/2009 (South by Southwest Festival) SXSW: Cabinet of Wonders with John Wesley Harding, Eugene Mirman, Todd Barry and others

3/19/ 2009 SXSW Showcase: live.create.lounge at 10:00 p.m/ Austin, Tx

1/24/2009 The Arts Center/ Carrboro, NC

1/23/2009 Live Set on NPR North Carolina’s “The State of Things”

1/13/2009 Farrar, Strauss and Giroux Reading Series at the Russian Samovar with Sam Lipsyte

2008

12/12/2008 The Bell House Brooklyn, NY w/Takka Takka and Lonely Dear

11/20/2008 Club Sochi, St. Petersburg, Russia

10/28/2008 LIVE performance and interview on BBC/PRI’s “The World: Global Hit” with Marco Werman

10/24/2008 Pianos as part of Planetary Group’s CMJ Party/ NYC, NY

10/22/2008 Knitting Factory Old Office as part of After the Jump Festival/ Brooklyn, NY

10/7/2008 Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY, OBAMA BENEFIT w/ Fiery Furnaces, Franz Ferdinand, Guster, Les Savy Fav

9/26/2008 The Living Room @ 11pm. NYC, NY

9/19/2008 Museum of Fine Arts Boston (Remis Auditorium) w/WHY? (Anticon)

9/17/2008 The Bell House opening party, Brooklyn, NY

9/14/2008 Sunset Tavern/ Seattle, WA

9/13/2008 Funky Church/ Portland, OR

9/12/2008 The Hotel Utah Saloon, San Francisco, CA

8/10/2008 Middle East/Cambridge, MA w/Eugene Mirman

8/9/2008 Space Gallery/ Portland, ME

8/8/2008 Union Hall/ Brooklyn, NY w/Shannon McCardle

8/7/2008 World Cafe Live/ Philadelphia, PA

8/6/2008 The Red and The Black/ Washington D.C.

8/5/2008 Local 506/ Chapel Hill, N.C.

8/4/2008 Live on WKNC (Raleigh, N.C.)

8/3/2008 Pura Vida/ Charlotte, N.C.

8/2/2008 Kaverna/ Decatur, GA

7/31/2008 Southgate House/ Newport, KY

7/30/2008 The Record Bar/ Kansas City, MO

7/29/2008 Lucas School House/ St. Louis, MO

7/28/2008 The Waiting Room/ Omaha, NE

7/26/2008 The Frequency/ Madison, WI

7/25/2008 Schubas/ Chicago, Il

7/24/2008 Waldron Arts Center/ Bloomington, Il

7/23/2008 Surly Girl Saloon/ Columbus, OH

7/8/2008 Union Hall/ Brooklyn, NY (Experimental Philosophy Book Release Party)

6/8/2008 Vilette Sonique Music Festival/ Paris, Fr

6/7/2008 Private Party/ Capelle aan den IJssel, Netherlands

6/4/2008 Live on Planet Claire/ Paris, Fr

5/31/2008 Jazztage/ Idar-Oberstein, Germany w/Poems for Laila

5/30/2008 Movie/ Bielefeld, Germany w/Kat Frankie

5/30/2008 Radio HERTZ 87.9/ Bielefeld, Germany

5/29/2008 Polyester Klub/ Oldenburg, Germany

5/28/2008 Cafe Brazil/ Luebeck, Germany

5/27/2008 KulturHuset/ Holstebro, Denmark

5/26/2008 Botanisk have/ Aarhus, Denmark

5/25/2008 Global/ Copenhagen, Denmark

5/23/2008 Mobile Blues Club/ Hamburg, Germany

5/23/2008 balconyTV/ Hamburg, Germany

5/22/2008 Shokoladen/ Berlin, Germany w/Castanets

5/21/2008 AE/ Berlin, Germany

5/20/2008 Cafe Mule/ Leipzig, Germany

5/19/2008 Snuggles/ Wiesbaden, Germany

5/18/2008 Dreikoenigskeller/ Frankfurt, Germany w/Kat Frankie

5/17/2008 La Chenille Bleue/ Metz, France

5/16/2008 Le Chiendent/ Orleans, France

5/14/2008 La Java/ Paris, France

5/11/2008 La Centrale/ Bordeaux, France

5/10/2008 Les Musicophages/ Toulouse, France

5/6/2008 Kantine/ Konstanz, Germany

5/4/2008 Cicco Simonetta/ Milan, Italy

5/3/2008 CSO Bruno/ Trento, Italy

5/2/2008 Spazio Musica/ Pavia, Italy

5/1/2008 Biko Club/ Milan, Italy

4/30/2008 Saxa Rubra/ Legnano, Italy

4/29/2008 Highlander Pub/ Como, Italy

4/28/2008 Birreria Tnt/ Morbegno, Italy

4/4/2008 Joe’s Pub/ NYC, NY

3/21/2008 World Cafe Live/ Philadelphia, PA w/AUKTYON

3/14/2008 Vortex Theater: Topple Records Party/ Austin, TX

3/12/2008 SXSW Showcase: Hilton 18th Floor/ Austin, TX

1/12/2008 Das Bett/ Frankfurt, Germany

1/11/2008 Vortex/ Siegen, Germany w/Poems for Laila

1/10/2008 Schokoladen/ Berlin, Germany

1/9/2008 Noch Besser Leben/ Leipzig, Germany

2007

12/02/2007 Record Bar/ Kansas City,

12/01/2007 Jackpot Saloon/ Lawrence, KS

11/30/2007 The Waiting Room/ Omaha,

11/29/2007 The Note/ Chicago, IL

11/28/2007 Waldron Arts Center Firebay/ Bloomington, IN

11/27/2007 Southgate House/ Newport, KY

11/09/2007 The Art Revolution Club/ St Petersburg, Russia

11/07/2007 Koleco/ Arkhangelsk, Russia

11/05/2007 Ikra Club/ Moscow, Russia

09/27/2007 Nightlight/ Chapel Hill, NC

09/24/2007 The Dame/ Lexington, KY

09/22/2007 Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center

09/21/2007 AggieFest/ Manhattan, KS

09/20/2007 The Waiting Room/ Omaha, NE

09/19/2007 The Conservatory/ Oklahoma City, OK

09/17/2007 Casablanca Nightclub and Lounge/ Phoenix, AZ

09/16/2007 Spaceland/ Los Angeles, CA

09/15/2007 The Gypsy Lounge/ Lake Forest, CA

09/14/2007 The Wire Music and Art Venue/ Upland, CA

09/12/2007 Shady Pines House/ Eugene, OR

09/10/2007 Brainstain’s/ Portland, OR

09/09/2007 Mars Bar/ Seattle, WA

09/08/2007 The Neurolux/ Boise, ID

09/06/2007 Hi-Dive/ Denver, CO

09/05/2007 Jackpot Music Hall/ Lawrence, KS

09/04/2007 The Note, Chicago, IL

09/03/2007 Private Party, Ypsilanti, MI

09/02/2007 The Casbah/ Hamilton, ON, CA

09/01/2007 Rancho Relaxo/ Toronto, ON, CA

08/31/2007 Le Cagibi/ Montreal, QC, CA

08/30/2007 Valentine’s/ Albany, NY

08/29/2007 PAs Lounge/ Somerville, MA

08/28/2007 Cakeshop/ New York, NY, US

08/28/2007 WXPN Live at Noon/ Philadelphia, PA

08/27/2007 Siren Records/ Doylestown, PA

08/15/2007 The Boot/ Norfolk, VA

08/09/2007 MarVell Event Center/ Durham, NC

07/31/2007 Cat’s Cradle/ Carrboro, NCw/Stan Ridgway

07/27/2007 Caledonia Lounge/ Athens, GA, TEAM CLERMONT PROM

07/23/2007 Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center/ St. Louis, MO

07/21/2007 The Waiting Room/ Omaha, NE, US w/ALELA DIANE

07/20/2007 Mars Cafe/ Des Moines, IA, US

07/19/2007 The Triple Rock Social Club/ Minneapolis, MN w/Kid Dakota

07/18/2007 Otto’s Nite Club/ Dekalb, IL w/These United States

07/17/2007 South Union Arts/ Chicago, IL

07/16/2007 Copper Press Haus/ Williamsburg, MI

07/14/2007 The Firehouse/ North Manchester, IN

07/09/2007 Siren Records/ Doylestown, PA

07/08/2007 Union Hall/ Brooklyn, NY

07/07/2007 Rudy’s/ Connecticut, CT

6/29/2007 Vintage Porter/ Salisbury, NC

06/30/2007 The Comet Grill/ Charlotte, NC, US

07/03/2007 The Red and the Black/ Washington DC

4/06/2007 Rennes, Frances: Le Sablier

4/05/2007 Rennes, Frances: Le Sablier w/JULIE DOIRON

4/02/2007 Ferrara, Italy: Zuni

4/01/2007 Castelfranco Veneto (TV), Italy: Basemental

3/30/2007 Parma, Italy: Veronika

3/29/2007 Empoli, Italy: Ponterotto

3/24/2007 Castelfidardo (AN), Italy: Onstage

3/17/2007 Topple Records Party @ Shady Tree Studios

3/17/2007 Flipnotics, Austin, Tx

3/15/2007 The Hole in the Wall, Austin, Tx

3/14/2007 The Hilton, 18th floor, SXSW Official Showcase, Austin, Tx

3/10/2007 Broad Street Café, Durham, NC

2/25/2007 Pianos, NY, NY

2/24/2007 Private Party, Cambridge, Massachusetts

2/23/2007 Strange Maine, Portland, Maine

2/21/2007 Radio Bean, Burlington, Vermont

2/19/2007 Java Hut Café, Worchester, Massachusetts

2/18/2007 Private Party, Boston Massachusetts

2/11/2007 The Milestone Club, Charlotte, North Carolina

2/08/2007 The Cave w/Elevado, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

1/14/2007 ISP, Atlanta, GA

2006

2/11/06 Pianos (NYC)

2/13/06 Sin-e (NYC) (as the lead singer for Dead Radar)

3/03/06 Calvin College (Grand Rapids, MI)

3/05/06 Studeo 315 (Mishawaka, IN)

3/06/06 The Empty Bottle (Chicago, IL)

3/08/06 Club Bart (Ferndale, MI)

3/09/06 The Pint (Milwaukee, WI)

3/10/06 BC Sound Venue (Battle Creek, MI)

3/31/06 Café du Nord (San Francisco, CA) NOISE POP 2006 w/Jason Collett

4/09/06 Javas Café (Rochester, NY)

4/10/06 Goodbye Blue Monday (Brooklyn, NY)

4/15/06 Sparky and Clark’s (York, PA)

4/19/06 College Perk (College Park, MD)

4/20/06 Luigi’s Pizza (Harrisburg, VA)

5/07/06 The Wetlands Dance Hall (Chapel Hill, NC)

7/06/06 Lunchbox Records (Charlotte, NC)

7/08/06 Open Eye Cafe (Carrboro, NC)

7/11/06 Relative Theory Records (Norfolk, VA)

7/13/06 Twisted Branch Tea Bazarre (Charlottesville, VA)

7/21/06 Hospital (Bloomington, IN) w/ Dead Meadow (Matador)

8/05/06 Galaxy Hut (Arlington, VA)

8/11/06 Wetlands Dance Hall (Chapel Hill, NC)

8/18/06 Ringside (Durham, NC) w/Sarah White and Emily Easterly

8/24/06 MVP’s Entertainment and Sports Bar (Raleigh, NC)

8/25/06 Poe’s Pub (Richmond, VA)

8/26/06 The Milestone (Charlotte, NC) w/Final Fantasy

9/9/06 Mustang Club (Modesto, Ca)

9/10/06 23 Club (San Francisco, Ca)

9/12/06 Live on KAOS Olympia Community Radio, (Olympia, Wa)

9/12/06 9th Ave. Public House (Portland, Or)

9/13/06 The Gadfly (La Grande, Or)

9/14/06 Fantasia (Bellingham, Wa)

9/15/06 Le Voyeur (Olympia, Wa)

9/16/06 Empyrean (Spokane, Wa)

9/17/06 Rendezvous Jewelbox Theater (Seattle, Wa)

9/18/06 The Knitting Factory (Los Angeles, Ca)

9/23/06 Eastern Carolina University (Greenville, NC)

9/24/06 Open Eye (Carrboro, NC) Carrboro Music Festival

10/18/06 Apelsin (Moscow, RU) Territoria Festival

10/23/06 Cat’s Cradle (Carrboro, NC) w/Bettie Seveert

10/31/06 Underground Café (Narbonne, France)

11/1/06 Cleo (Toulouse, France) w/ The Wedding Present

11/2/06 Fairfield Café (Toulouse, France)

11/3/06 El Inca (Bordeaux, France)

11/5/06 Le Chiendent (Orleans, France)

11/6/06 Kitch’Up (Paris, France)

11/7/06 Pop In (Paris, France)

11/8/06 Le Grand Wazoo (Amiens, France)

11/9/06 L’Escalier (Liege, Belgium)

11/10/06 L’appart (Reims, France)

11/11/06 Dqliq (Luxembourg City, Luxembourg)

11/14/06 The Betsy Trotwood (London, England)

11/21/06 The Milestone (Charlotte, NC)

2005

12/18/05 Nanci Raygun (Richmond, VA) Ris Paul Ric (ex- Q & Not U)

11/30/05 DC 9 (Washington D.C)

11/20/05 WUAG 103.1 FM UNC Greensboro, NC Interview and on-air performance

11/13/05 Mac’s Bar (Lansing, MI)

11/11/05 The Berkley Front (Berkley, MI)

11/11/05 Record Time (Ferndale, MI)

11/09/05 Western Michigan State University (Kalamazoo, MI)

10/24/05 The Wetlands (Chapel Hill, NC) w/Orenda Fink & Neva Dinova

10/22/05 NC State Capital, Rally (Raleigh, NC)

10/21/05 LADYFEST NC @ Jo and Joe’s (Durham, NC)

10/19/05 The Goldhawk (Hoboken, NJ)

10/15/05 Freddy’s (Brooklyn, NY)

10/12/05 Rififi (NYC) w/ comedians Eugene Mirman, Demetri Martin

9/25/05 Offenhauer Towers, Bowling Green Univ. (Bowling Green, OH)

9/24/05 ESTROJAM Uncommon Ground (Chicago, IL)

9/12/05 Tea Bazaare (Charlottesville, VA)

9/11/05 Warehouse Next Door (Washington D.C.)

9/10/05 Kiss Café (Baltimore, MD)

9/09/05 University of Pittsburgh (Greensburg, PA)

9/08/05 The Firehouse (Manchester, IN)

9/07/05 The Hideout (Chicago, IL)

9/06/05 Howard’s Club H (Bowling Green, OH)

9/05/05 Electric Café (Kent, OH)

9/04/05 Javas Café (Rochester, NY)

9/03/05 Night Owl Records (Easthampton, MA)

9/02/05 CUTTING EDGE OF THE CAMPFIRE FESTIVAL Club Passim (Cambridge, MA)

8/25/05 TROIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL Duke Coffeehouse (Durham, NC) w/Mountain Goats

9/10/05 Revolution Records (Washington D.C.)

8/24/05 Soapbox Laundro-Lounge (Wilmington, NC)

8/08/05 The Local 506 (Chapel Hill, NC) w/Scout Niblett

7/29/05 The Local 506 (Chapel Hill, NC)

7/23/05 MIDWEST MUSIC SUMMIT Hard Rock Cafe (Indianapolis, IN)

7/22/05 MIDWEST MUSIC SUMMIT The Mariott (Indianapolis, IN)

7/22/05 MIDWEST MUSIC SUMMIT Borders Books and Music (Indianapolis, IN)

7/09/05 Velvet Lounge (Washington D.C.)

7/05/05 The Goldhawk (Hoboken, NJ)

7/02/05 Sin-é (NYC)

6/26/05 RESIDENCY AT PIANOS (NYC)

6/19/05 RESIDENCY AT PIANOS (NYC)

6/12/05 RESIDENCY AT PIANOS (NYC)

6/05/05 RESIDENCY AT PIANOS (NYC)

5/28/05 Radio Bean (Burlington, VT)

4/30/05 Café Nine (New Haven, CT)

4/17/05 Pianos (NYC) w/ Alec Ounsworth of Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

3/13/05 Southpaw (NYC) Southpaw

2/13/05 The Local 506 (Chapel Hill, NC)

2/12/05 The Nightlight (Chapel Hill, NC) w/ Jason Anderson

2/06/05 Pianos (NYC) w/Nicole Atkins

1/30/05 Mercury Lounge (NYC)

1/05/05 Rififi (NYC) w/ comedians Eugene Mirman  and Demetri Martin