Parquet Courts visit New Orleans in “Mardi Gras Beads” video, expand tour

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Parquet Courts Mardi Gras Beads video

Parquet Courts have just shared another new video from their upcoming album Wide Awake!, out May 18 via Rough Trade. The new clip for “Mardi Gras Beads,” directed by Brother Willis, depicts guitarist and vocalist Austin Brown doing some soul searching in black and white in New Orleans (it is titled “Mardi Gras Beads,” after all). Watch it below, and take a look at the band’s upcoming tour dates, which include some newly announced West Coast dates.

Wide Awake! follows 2016’s Human Performance.

Parquet Courts tour dates:

5/5 – Atlanta, GA – Shaky Knees Festival
5/23 – Boston, MA – Royale (G)
5/24 – Providence, RI – Fete Ballroom (G)
5/25 – Portland, ME – Port City Music Hall (G)
5/26 – Montreal, QC – Theatre Fairmount (G)
5/27 – Toronto, ON – Phoenix Theatre (G)
5/28 – Detroit, MI – El Club (G)
5/30 – Madison, WI – Majestic Theatre (G)
5/31 – Minneapolis, MN – Fine Line (G)
6/1 – Lawrence, KS – The Granada (G)
6/2 – St Louis, MO – Ready Room (G)
6/3 – Nashville, TN – Basement East (G)
6/5 – Asheville, NC – Orange Peel (G)
6/6 – Carborro, NC – Cat’s Cradle (G)
6/7 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club (G)
6/8 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer (G)
6/15 – Richmond, VA – Friday Cheers at Brown’s Island
7/4 – Berlin, DE – Festsaal Kreuzberg
7/5 – Hamburg, DE – Molotow
7/6 – Groningen, NL – Vera
7/8 – Hérouville saint Clair, FR – Festival Beauregard Festival
7/12 – Bilbao, ES – Bilbao BBK Festival
7/14 – Beccles, UK – Latitude Festival
7/15 – Kortrijk, BE – De Kreun
7/17 – Duedingen, CH – Bad Bonn
7/19 – St. Tropez, FR – Plage de Rock
7/20 – Biarritz, FR – Biarritz En Ete
7/22 – Benicassim, ES – Benicassim Festival
8/3 – Chicago, IL – Lollapolooza
8/4-5 – Missoula, MT – Travelers’ Rest Festival
9/17 – Sat. Sept. 22 – Lincoln, NE – Lincoln Calling Festival
9/23 – Seattle, WA – The Showbox
9/24 – Vancouver, BC – Imperial
9/25 – Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom
9/27 – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
9/28 – San Jose, CA – The Ritz

(G) = with Goat Girl

Parquet Courts’ Human Performance is on our list of the Top 50 Albums of 2016.

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