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    Wed, 16 Jun 2010 10:00:39

    Primus Confirm Dates for Second Annual Oddity Fairre - The tour begins in September and runs through October

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    Thwap that bass! Funk rockers Primus have confirmed the dates for The Oddity Faire. This is the second annual Oddity Fairre, a multi-medium event that will play in intimate environments around the country. The musicians and performers will rotate from region to region. The tour begins in Sacramento, CA on September 14 and ends in Detroit, MI on October 3.Tickets officially go on sale on June 19, so get out your credit, debit or whatever plastic card you use to pay for shit.

    The first Oddity Faire was created in 2009 by Primus' Les Claypool as a way to perform with a group of likeminded bands that, in his words, "dwelled outside the box and broke beyond the parameters set by the safe pallett of the mainstream." Claypool noted at the time. "Having trod the stages of such events as Lollapalooza, Woodstock 94, Reading, Bonnaroo, etc. I've come to realize that there really hasn't been an event that truly represented the type of creative individual that I am kin to."

    The complete tour dates are below:

    14 Sacramento, CA Memorial Auditorium
    16 & 17 Los Angeles, CA Club Nokia
    20 Eagle, ID Eagle River Pavillion
    21 Central Point, OR Lithia Motors Amphitheater
    22 Portland, OR Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
    24 Seattle, WA Wamu Theatre at Qwest Field
    25 Vancouver, BC PNE Forum
    27 Edmonton, AB Edmonton Events Centre
    28 Calgary, AB University of Calgary
    30 Winnipeg, MB Burton Cummings Theatre

    1 Minneapolis, MN Orpheum Theatre
    2 Chicago, IL Congress Theatre
    3 Detroit, MI The Fillmore Detroit

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