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Deer Tick covers The Beatles and Lou Reed with Sharon Van Etten, Tommy Stinson, Dawes, and more — watch

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    Photo via Kurt Christensen’s Instagram

    Deer Tick is in the midst of a rather unique celebration of the Rhode Island outfit’s 10th anniversary: a six-night residency in which the band covers a different classic album each night.

    After kicking things off on Friday by performing NRBQ’s Tiddlywinks, Deer Tick used Saturday to dive deep into Lou Reed’s seminal Transformer with the help of fellow Reed disciples Sharon Van Etten and Titus Andronicus frontman Patrick Stickles, who guested on lively renditions of “Perfect Day” and “I’m So Free”, respectively. Sunday night was dedicated to The Beatles’ second US album, Meet the Beatles!, and featured a handful of guest appearances from The Replacements’ Tommy Stinson, Dawes’ Taylor Goldsmith, Robert Ellis, and The Felice Brothers’ James Felice.

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    Watch fan-shot footage of the some performances below.

    Deer Tick w/ Sharon Van Etten – Lou Reed’s “Perfect Day”:

    Deer Tick w/ Taylor Goldsmith – The Beatles’ “Don’t Bother Me”:

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    Deer Tick w/ Tommy Stinson, Taylor Goldsmith, James Felice, Robert Ellis – Deer Tick’s “Goodnight Irene”:

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    Deer Tick – The Beatles’ “It Won’t Be Long”:

    Deer Tick – The Beatles’ “Till There Was You”:

    Deer Tick’s residency runs through New Year’s Eve and includes performances of Devo‘s Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! and Elvis Costello’s My Aim Is True. Consult the full schedule below.

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    Deer Tick 2014 Tour Dates:
    12/29 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (performing Devo’s Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! and Deer Tick songs with special guests)
    12/30 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (performing Elvis Costello’s My Aim Is True and Deer Tick songs with special guests)
    12/31 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (performing an all fan-chosen Deer Tick set with special guests)

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