CHAIN & THE GANG HITS THE MID WEST U.S.A.
SEPT 26 - BRILLOBOX (PITTSBURGH)
SEPT 27 - ACE OF CUPS (COLUMBUS)
SEPT 28 - CROPPED OUT FESTIVAL (LOUISVILLE)
SEPT 29 - MIDPOINT MUSIC FESTIVAL (CINCINNATI)
SEPT 30 - THE PILOT LIGHT (KNOXVILLE)
OCT 1 - THE STONE FOX (NASHVILLE)
OCT 2 - THE BISHOP (BLOOMINGTON, IN)
OCT 3- THE BURLINGTON (CHICAGO)
OCT 4 - THE LOVING TOUCH (FERNDALE, MI)
OCT 5 - HEADLINERS (TOLEDO)
OCT 6 - THE UNION (ATHENS, OH)
Mount Eerie is touring! Phil will be taking his gorgeous Pacific Northwest doom and gloom all across the country (and into Canada) this fall. Tour dates can be found on the K shows page and at P.W. Elverum & Sun. It will be amazing.
Hey cool cats! Chain & the Gang are going out on tour for the summer’s hippest release In Cool Blood [KLP240]. They’ll be all over the east coast in August before swinging up through the Pacific Northwest in September. Mark the dates:
COME SAY HEY!
The Curious Mystery are heading into Texas tomorrow, and they’ll be at SXSW on March 15th! They’re playing three official shows in the three days they’re there, at the Snack Bar, the Bat Bar, and Club 606, with a bunch of bands (Sleepy Sun, Maus Haus, Soft White Sixties, & a bunch of others). Check out all of their SXSW dates, as well as the rest of their tour dates, on our shows page.
The new Curious Mystery video for “Be Still” is a tangle of dancing, VHS static, and pop sweetness. ”Be Still” is from the Curious Mystery’s upcoming International Pop Underground 7” single, due out on June 26th. Catch them on tour: They’ll be travelling through California starting on March 8th, and heading down to the Arizona, Texas (SXSW!) and beyond, meeting up with the Hive Dwellers along the way, and ending up at a residency at the Ace Hotel in NYC! Get more info on the shows page.
Generifus has just announced a spring tour! He’s going to be taking the Greyhound bus all over the midwest. Photo above is by Amanda Jasnowski, and it was taken last summer here in Olympia. Here are the dates:
3/18 - Chicago - TBD
3/20 - Bloomington - TBD
3/21 - Dayton - Dayton Coffee Co.
3/22 - Oberlin - TBD
3/23 - Columbus - Monster House
3/24 - Cincinnati - TBD
3/25 - Asheville - Murder Basement
3/27 - Asheville - Warren Wilson College (TBD)
3/28 - Boone - Black Cat
3/30 - Birmingham - God’s Butt
Chain & the Gang have all sorts of news brewing, including a new album they recorded at Dub Narcotic Studio last December entitled In Cool Blood [KLP240]. They’re going to be heading out on a United States tour this March and April that will span the whole country. Here are a few of the dates:
- 3/23/12 - Baltimore, MD @ Floristree Space
- 4/1/12 - San Francisco, CA @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall
- 4/2/12 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Smell
- 4/3/12 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Satellite
- 4/4/12 - Tuscon, AZ @ Solar Culture
Find the rest on our shows page.
It begins: Calvin Johnson will soon embark for regions south on a two-week tour, playing shows in cities and towns along the Pacific Coast. Check the schedule:
- 11/09/11 @ 8pm - Wandering Goat (268 Madison St. Eugene, OR) w/ Stay Tuned
- 11/13/11 @ 8pm - The Smell (247 S. Main St., Los Angeles, CA) w/ Katie & the Lichen, Mansion Music, KMVP
- 11/14/11 @ 9:00 PM - Kreuzberg CA (685 Higuera St. San Luis Obispo, CA) w/ Katie & the Lichen, Mansion Music, KMVP
- 11/18/11 @ 8pm - Bows & Arrows (1815 19th St. Sacramento, CA) w/ Mom, Katie & the Lichen, Mansion Music, KMVP
- 11/19/11 @ 8pm - Rayray Gallery (530 Broadway St. Chico, CA) w/ Barbara Manning, Fera, w/ Katie & the Lichen, Mansion Music, KMVP
- 11/20/11 @ 8pm - Interzone (1563 NW Monroe Ave Corvallis, OR) w/ Katie & the Lichen, Mansion Music, KMVP
- 11/21/11 @ 8pm - House of Preblon (420 SE 10th Ave Portland, OR) w/ White Rainbow, The Memories, w/ Katie & the Lichen, Mansion Music, KMVP
OH and here’s a Selector Dub Narcotic delectable date:
- 11/15/11 at 9pm - Bar 355 (355 19th Street. Oakland, CA) w/ Katie & the Lichen, Mansion Music, KMVP
Little Wings will be playing the Fall Flood Festival in San Luis Obispo next weekend! Kyle’s got three sets - one mystery set, one solo acoustic, and one backed by Sparrow’s Gate. Check the dates below:
Sep 24, 2011 - San Luis Obispo, CA
afternoon show @ Cuesta Park (2400 Loomis Street) - FALL FLOOD FESTIVAL - The Shants, Sea Birds, The Booker Tease
Sep 24, 2011 - San Luis Obispo, CA
night show @ Kreuzberg, CA (685 Higuera Street) - FALL FLOOD FESTIVAL - Mel Russo, Bob Thayer & Joe Lewis, The Shants
Sep 25, 2011 - San Luis Obispo, CA
Linnaea’s Cafe (1110 Garden Street) - FALL FLOOD FESTIVAL - the Shants, Sea Birds, The Dead Volts, Siblings, Dedications, Sparrows Gate, West, The Marquees, Nattlesnakes, Blackstrap Molasses, Australian for Kids, Lostribe
Here’s the LP version of “Sandbar,” for those that have never be privileged to hear it.
The Curious Mystery have added some shows in the Northwest and Bay Area! Here they are:
Sep 16, 2011 - Olympia, WA
ABC House - as Shana Cleveland & the Sandcastles, Eleanor Murray, Thousands, Ora Cogan
Sep 17, 2011 - Seattle, WA
Hollow Earth Radio (all ages) - as Shana Cleveland & the Sandcastles, Case Studies
Oct 13, 2011 - Seattle, WA
The Mix - Faun Fables
Oct 27, 2011 - Seattle, WA
Chop Suey - Verse Chapter Verse with Colson Whitehead
Nov 3, 2011 - Salinas, CA
Alternative Cafe -
Nov 4, 2011 - San Francisco, CA
Cafe Du Nord - Peter Wolf Crier
Nov 5, 2011 - Oakland, CA
Vitus - Greg Ashley
The first two shows are Shana’s side project, Shana Cleveland & the Sandcastles - sounds dreamy!