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Video: Beirut brings “East Harlem” to Letterman

on October 15, 2011, 1:37am

zach condon Video: Beirut brings East Harlem to Letterman

Beirut made a Friday night appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman, where they performed “East Harlem” from their recently released LP, The Rip Tide. Check out the video replay below; if you stay tuned until the end, you’ll also learn the difference between a French and English horn, courtesy of Letterman’s post-performance smalltalk with the band.

Beirut will continue to support The Rip Tide when they embark on their next leg of U.S. tour dates later this month. Their entire upcoming itinerary, which also includes trips to Australia and Japan, is mapped out below.

Beirut 2011-2012 Tour Dates:
10/25 – Richmond, VA @ The National #
10/27 – Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse #
10/29 – Austin, TX @ Stubb’s #
10/31 – Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live #
11/01 – Dallas, TX @ Prophet Bar  #
11/04 – Mexico City, MX @ Salon Vive Cuervo
11/05 – Mexico City, MX @ Salon Vive Cuervo
11/07 – Nashville, TN @ Cannery
11/09 – Lexington, KY @ The Kentucky Theater
11/11 – Cincinnati, OH @ Bogarts
11/13 – Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory
11/26 – Providence, RI @ Lupo’s ^
11/28 – Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues ^
11/30 – Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall ^
12/02 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue ^
12/04 – Knxoville, TN @ Bijou ^
12/05 – Asheville, NC @ Orange Peel ^
12/07 – Athens, GA @ Georgia Theater ^
12/08 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle ^
12/10 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Alter Bar ^
12/13 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club ^
12/29 – Melbourne, AU @ Falls Festival
12/31 – Marion Bay, AU @ Falls Festival
01/07 – Busselton, AU @ Southbound
01/10 – Melbourne, AU @ Forum Theatre
01/12 – Brisbane, AU @ The Hi Fi
01/18 – Tokyo, JP @ Club Quattro
01/20 – Osaka, JP @ Shangri-La

# = w/ Basia Bulat
^ = w/ Perfume Genius

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Evan Lummer
October 15, 2011 at 6:18 pm

was it just me or did zack seem quite nervous?

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