[Watch] Smith Westerns Premiere Short Film 'Die With Your Chin Up'

Smith Westerns: Die With Your Chin Up from stereogum on Vimeo.

Following the release of Dye It Blonde in January, indie-rock band Smith Westerns have been garnering a lot of attention. Starting on April 25th, the Chicago trio will be touring across North America, with a bunch of the shows having already sold out, and are even set to perform at this years Sasquatch! Music Festival. Upon nearing the end of their recording sessions for Dye It Blonde, the band invited director Ray Concepcion, who has directed videos for bands like The National, Diamond Rings, and Panda Bear, into the studio to film the end of the recording process. The short film, titled Die With Your Chin Up, premiered over on Stereogum and can be seen in its entirety above. And, after the jump, you can check out all of the bands upcoming tour dates.

Smith Westerns Tour Dates:

04/25 New York, NY - The Bowery Ballroom *(SOLD OUT)
04/26 Philadelphia, PA - Johnny Brenda's *
04/28 Baltimore, MD - Ottobar *
04/29 Raleigh, NC - Kings Barcade *
04/30 Atlanta, GA - Masquerade *
05/02 Montgomery, AL - Montgomery Performing Arts Centre #
05/03 Mobile, AL - Saenger Theatre Mobile #
05/04 Birmingham, AL - Bottle Tree
05/05 New Orleans, LA - One Eyed Jack's
05/06 Houston, TX - Verizon Wireless Theater #
05/07 Denton, TX - University of North Texas Main Auditorium #(SOLD OUT)
05/08 Tulsa, OK - Cain's Ballroom #(SOLD OUT)
05/11 Chicago, IL - Lincoln Hall
05/21 Solana Beach, CA - Belly Up Tavern ^(SOLD OUT)
05/22 Pomona, CA - The Glass House ^
05/23 Hollywood, CA - The Music Box ^
05/24 Hollywood, CA - The Music Box ^(SOLD OUT)
05/25 San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore ^(SOLD OUT)
05/26 San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore ^
05/27 Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom ^
05/28 Vancouver, BC - Commodore Ballroom ^
05/29 Quincy, WA - Sasquatch Festival
05/31 Aspen, CO - Bell Up Aspen ^
06/01 Denver, CO - Ogden Theatre ^
06/02 Lawrence, KS - The Granda Theatre ^
06/03 Columbia, MO - The Blue Note ^
06/04 Cincinnati, OH - MOTR Pub
06/06 Detroit, MI - Majestic Theatre ^
06/07 Toronto, ON - Phoenix Concert Theatre ^
06/08 Montreal, QC - Club Soda ^
06/09 Boston, MA - Royale ^
06/10 Pittsburgh, PA - Mr. Smalls Theatre
06/12 Manchester, TN - Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival
06/16 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club ^
06/18 New York, NY - Terminal 5 ^ 

 

# = w/ Wilco
^ = w/ Yeasayer  
* = w/ Unknown Mortal Orchestra