Courtney Barnett introduces the quite frankly ridiculously good Here And There touring festival

With Alvvays, Bartees Strange, Japanese Breakfast, Julia Jacklin, Lucy Dacus, Sleater Kinney, Snail Mail, Waxahatchee, Wet Leg and more, it's packing a killer line-up.

Courtney Barnett has announced a new touring festival, Here And There.

With a rotating line-up, it’ll head across 15 North American locations throughout August and September.

Appearing at various points across the run will be Alvvays, Arooj Aftab, Bartees Strange, Bedouine, Caroline Rose, Chicano Batman, Ethel Cain, Faye Webster, Fred Armisen, Hana Vu, Indigo De Souza, Japanese Breakfast, Julia Jacklin, Leith Ross, Lido Pimienta, Lucy Dacus, Men I Trust, Quinn Christopherson, Sleater Kinney, Snail Mail, The Beths, Waxahatchee, and Wet Leg.

“When I was a kid I would make mix-tapes and dream up my own festivals, I’d even design the t-shirts and pair up musicians for iconic collaborations,” Barnett says. “I’d listen to the mix-tape and pretend it was the live recording of a concert, all my favorite artists on stage together. 10 years ago I wrote this lyric: “I got lost somewhere between here and there, I’m not sure what the town was called”. Whether that was meant to be interpreted as a geographical, emotional or philosophical journey, I thought it was the perfect title for my roaming festival.”

The festival, she says, is “a natural culmination of energy after years of touring, and ten years of working on my label Milk! Records. It’s something I’ve been forever daydreaming about, and part of an always evolving project to share spaces and build new platforms for art and artists that I believe in.”

Pre-sale for the shows start at 10am on 29th march loal time, with the first 100 people for each date receiving an exclusive flexi disc.

You can check out the dates, and the artists appearing, in the poster below.

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