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    Thu, 09 Apr 2009 10:10:28

    Akron/Family Announces World Tour - In support of their Dead Oceans debut [an error occurred while processing this directive]

    Akron/Family has made "River," one of the songs from their Dead Oceans debut (Set 'Em Wild, Set 'Em Free), available for a free download here. The album itself will be available on May 5, with record release shows happening in Cambridge (May 5), New York (May 6), Burlington (May 7) and Bennington (May 8). Once those are wrapped up, the band will take a one-week break before heading overseas for a tour that runs between a May 16 gig in Brussels and a June 12 show in the Shindaita area of Tokyo.

    Here's the full breakdown, including a handful of festival appearances that happen later this summer:

    5/5 Cambridge, MA - Middle East
    5/6 New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom
    5/7 Burlington, VT - Metronome
    5/8 Bennington, VT - Bennington College
    5/16 Brussels, Belgium Orangerie 'Nuits Botanique'
    5/17 Amsterdam, Holland - Melkweg Old Room
    5/18 Nijmegen, Holland - Doornroosje
    5/19 Paris, France - Nouveau Casino 'Custom'
    5/20 London, UK - ICA
    5/22 Glasgow, UK - Captains Rest
    5/23 Machester, UK - Ruby Lounge
    5/24 Bristol, UK - Fiddlers (with Omar Souleyman and Group Doueh)
    5/25 Malaga, Spain - Teatro Cervantes w/ Wilco
    5/26 Madrid, Spain - Teatro Calderon w/ Wilco
    5/27 Granada, Spain - Congress Palace w/ Wilco
    5/29 Seville, Spain - La Cartuja Monastery w/ Wilco (Territorios Fest)
    5/31 Bologna, Italy - Locomotiv
    6/1 Ravenna, Italy - Hana-bi
    6/2 Verona, Italy - Interzona
    6/3 Milan, Italy - Casa 139
    6/4 Torino, Italy - Spazio 211
    6/5 Rome, Italy - Init
    6/8 Shibuya, Tokyo - O-West w/ Deerhunter
    6/9 Osaka, Jyuso - Fandango w/ Deerhunter
    6/10 Nagoya, Aichi - Apollo Theater
    6/11 Kyoto, Kyoto - Metro
    6/12 Shindaita, Tokyo - Fever
    7/23 Detroit Lakes, MN - 10,000 Lakes Music Festival
    7/25-7/26 Calgary, AB - Calgary Folk Festival
    8/2 Liberty State Park, NJ - All Points West Festival
    9/12 Monticello, NY - All Tomorrow's Parties Festival

    —The ARTISTdirect Staff
    04.09.09



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