Pittsburgh Event

Sleepy Sun + Vikesh Kapoor coming to Pittsburgh

San Francisco’s Sleepy Sun plays heavy, melodic psych-rock that’s been described as everything from “drony acid rock” to “sludgy ’70s stoner thunder.” They’ve released three LPs & have toured with acts like Arctic Monkeys & the Black Angels.

Sleepy Sun – 11/5 @ Stage AE, indoor stage (w/ City and Colour)

“…Sleepy Sun conjures the darkly foreboding side of garage psych…” — Stereogum
…a shape-shifting mess of psych-garage slime.” — SPIN

After releasing their new 7″ last week via Dine Alone Records, San Francisco’s Sleepy Sun has now shared the release’s second track, “The Lane.” The melodic, psych-tinged song accompanies the heavier, darker “11:32” to complete a two-track release that captures the diversity of the quintet’s sound and experimental nature of their songwriting. You can stream “The Lane” where it premiered with The Bay Bridged or via Soundcloud, and feel free to post & share!


The result of six years, three LPs, and countless tours worth of exploration and growth, Sleepy Sun’s new 7″ represents an evolved version of the band: one that has torn down walls and built up confidence. It acts as a teaser to their upcoming fourth LP, which will be released via Dine Alone Records early next year.


Having already toured with acts like Arctic Monkeys and the Black Angels, Sleepy Sun is currently on the road with City and Colour, and just announced a string of headlining dates. See below for a full list of live shows, and stay tuned for more information on the upcoming LP!


Sleepy Sun on Tour
w/ City and Colour


10/23: Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre*

10/25: Kansas City, MO @ The Midland*

10/27: St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant*

10/28: Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue

10/29: Milwaukee, WI @ The Pabst Theatre

10/30: Chicago, IL @ The Riviera Theatre*

10/31: Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen

11/1: Indianapolis, IN @ The Egyptian Room

11/2: Cincinnati, OH @ Bogart’s*  

11/3: Louisville, KY @ W.L. Lyons Brown Theater

11/5: Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE (indoor stage)*

11/7: Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues

11/8: Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore*

11/9: Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore

11/10: Hamilton, ON @ Casbah

11/12: Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern

11/13: Ottawa, ON @ Zaphod Beeblebrox

11/14: Waterloo, ON @ Starlight Club

11/15: London, ON @ Call the Office

11/16: Kingston, ON @ The Grad Club

11/17: Windsor, ON @ Phog Lounge      

11/18: Cincinnati, OH @ MOTR Pub

11/19: St Louis, MO @ Firebird

11/20: Lawrence, KS @ Replay Lounge

11/22: Denver, CO @ Moe’s

11/23: Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge


Vikesh Kapoor – 11/5 @ Brillobox (w/ Broncho & Denney & the Jets)

                               11/20 @ Garfield Artworks (w/ Saintseneca)

The Ballad Of Willy Robbins is a concept album that chronicles the journey of a working-class man who slowly loses it all– his ambition, his health, his family and his shelter. Having been compared to Bob Dylan & Woody Guthrie, Vikesh brings Willy Robbins to life with a mix of soft, sweet ballads and dark, melancholy tracks that address universal issues like domestic discord & the failures of the healthcare system.


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