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Smith Westerns share video for “Varsity”, announce summer tour dates

on May 08, 2013, 12:35pm

SmithWesterns_Varsity

In the video for Smith Westerns’ “Varsity”, the sweeping pop single soundtracks a dreamy and colorful snapshot of young love and its mesmerizing vibrancy. Director Alan Del Rio Ortiz brings out this liveliness with afternoon rooftop hangouts that look timeless and late-night make out sessions that feel epic. Watch it below.

“Varsity” is off Smith Westerns’ new album, Soft Will, due out June 25th via Mom + Pop (two weeks later than initially reported).

The Chicago outfit will support the album with a North American tour this summer.

Smith Westerns 2013 Tour Dates:
07/21 – Nashville, TN @ Exit In
07/23 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat
07/24 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
07/26 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
07/27 – Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair
07/28 – Montreal, QC @ Cabaret Mile End
07/29 – Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace
08/02 – Chicago, IL @ Lollapalooza
08/05 – Kansas City, MO @ The Riot Room
08/06 – Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater
08/07 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
08/09 – San Francisco, CA @ Outside Lands Festival
08/10 – Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre
08/11 – Pomona, CA @ The Glass House
08/12 – San Diego, CA @ Casbah
08/15 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge
08/16 – Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile
08/17 – Vancouver, BC @ Electric Owl
08/20 – Minneapolis, MN @ Varsity Theater
10/04-06 – Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits Festival
10/11-13 – Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits Festival

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