Art Zone, The Seattle Channel’s weekly show hosted by Nancy Guppy, that focuses on “Seattle’s fabulous creative scene, with fresh highlights from local arts, entertainment, and cultural happenings” will feature a performance by Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band, featuring songs from their new album Where The Messengers Meet tonight. If you are in the Seattle viewing area you can catch the broadcast on Seattle Channel 21 at 8pm (PST) tonight. The show will also air on KCTS in Seattle on Sunday at 11pm, 5am on Monday, and 1:30pm next Thursday. If you are not in the Seattle-area you can still tune-in to Art Zone’s online stream HERE, and click on the “Watch Live” button on the upper right of the screen.
In other news, Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band’s Traci Eggelston stars in the new music video for recent tour mates Portugal, The Man for their song “Guns and Dogs.” Check it out HERE. You can catch Mt. St. Helens live at The Crocodile in Seattle November 26, and they’ll be doing a run of West Coast dates starting December 3. Full dates below.
12/03 Portland, OR- Mississippi Studios
12/04 Salem, OR- IKE BOX w/ The Globes
12/06 San Francisco, CA- Rickshaw Stop
12/08 Los Angeles, CA- The Echo w/ The Globes
12/09 San Diego, CA- Casbah
12/11 Santa Barbara, CA- Muddy Waters w/ The Globes
12/12 Santa Cruz, CA- The Crepe Place w/ The Globes
Next week Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band kick off a six week national tour in support of their new album Where The Messengers Meet. During the tour Mt St Helens will perform alongside David Bazan, Dead Confederate, and Portugal, The Man. Last week the band celebrated the release of their new album with a free show at the Mural Ampitheatre in Seattle. The show wrapped up KEXP’s summer concert series at the mural and boasted the largest crowd of the season. The fine folks at KEXP captured the show on video and you can check out Mt St Helens performing “En Fuego” from their self-titled debut above. You can find more photos from the Mural concert HERE. You can also stream a recording of the performance at the KEXP website HERE. Check out the tour dates below and find out when Mt St Helens Vietnam Band will be in your neck of the woods.
Fall tour plans are shaping up nicely for Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band. In addition to the previously reported tour dates with David Bazan, MSHVB will also be touring with both Dead Confederate and Portugal, The Man this fall. Check out the full tour dates below.
Portugal, The Man and MSHVB have been friends for some time no. MSHVB’s Traci Eggelston actually stars in Portugal, The Man’s new, soon-to-be-released music video for their song “Guns and Dogs.” You can check out a preview of the video below as well.