The Wiltern | Los Angeles, California
Indie rock singer-songwriter Kurt Vile comes to The Wiltern on Tuesday 11th December 2018! Performing alongside his trusty backing band, The Violators (Rob Laakso, Kyle Spence, and Jesse Trbovich), Vile will be performing songs from his prolific career, as well as brand new material from his upcoming album, Bottle It In! Vile and the Violators will be joined for the show by country-folk singer Jessica Pratt in support!
American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer Kurt Vile is known as the former lead guitarist of The War on Drugs, as well as for his solo career, which often sees him backed by his backing band The Violators. Vile formed The War on Drugs with fellow musician, songwriter and best friend Adam Granduciel in 2005, and was part of the band until 2008 when he left to pick up his solo career. Just before leaving The War on Drugs, Vile released his debut solo album, Constant Hitmaker (2008). As a solo artist, Vile has released seven albums, including a compilation of recordings dating back to as early as 2003, and a collaborative album with Courtney Barnett, Lotta See Lice (2017), which was critically acclaimed and appeared on twelve “Best Albums of 2017” lists. He has also released sixteen solo EPs throughout his career. His next studio album, Bottle It In, is due for release in 2018.