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Kurt Vile and The Violators: Solid Sound 2017

Kurt Vile at Solid Sound 2017

Kurt Vile at Solid Sound 2017. [Photo by Laura Fedele/WFUV]



Kurt Vile made his Solid Sound debut this year, in an album-spanning set that showcased his range as both a rocker and a sensitive, thoughtful songwriter. A one-time member of the Philly band The War On Drugs, Kurt Vile has become a beloved solo artist, with six albums to his name, and an exciting new collaborative debut with Courtney Barnett coming soon.

Listen to the full set from Kurt and his band The Violators below, and stay tuned for more Summer of FUV concert broadcasts — including My Morning Jacket with special guest Gary Clark Jr. from Forest Hills Stadium on Saturday, July 15. Full schedule here.


  • Dust Bunnies
  • Jesus Fever
  • Goldtone
  • Wakin on a Pretty Day
  • Girl Called Alex
  • Pretty Pimpin
  • KV Crimes
  • Freak Train
  • Wild Imagination
  • Baby's Arms

[recorded: 6/24/17]