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    Wed, 04 Aug 2010 15:52:57

    The Constellations Heading Back Out on the Road - Band still supporting "Southern Gothic"

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    Since releasing their debut album Southern Gothic on EMI’s Virgin Records June 21, The Constellations have been no strangers to the road; in fact, they are living on it! Having previously opened for Snoop Dogg, Hockey, Greyboy Allstars and RJD2, this Atlanta based 8-piece band will continue to tour extensively adding dates with Detroit based Electric Six throughout the fall. Eight members? That is a lot of people on a tour bus, that is for sure.

    The Constellations spent two years writing and recording Southern Gothic with producer Ben H. Allen. It leads you into Atlanta stomping grounds afterhours, a spectacle rife with seedy scenes and eccentric personalities, propelled by a manic energy that hustles the audience deeper into the unexpected. Your tour guide on this madcap adventure is the magnetic frontman and vocalist Elijah Jones—the ringleader of the twisted circus that is the band. Sounds like fun and the type of aural journey I want to indulge in.

    Catch up with The Constellations on tour through November:

    Aug 6 Lollapalooza Chicago, IL
    Aug 7 Highdive Champaign, IL
    Aug 8 The Bishop Bloomington, IN
    Aug 9 Mojo’s Columbia, MO
    Aug 10 Knickerbockers Lincoln, NE
    Aug 12 Aggie Theatre Fort Collins, CO
    Aug 13 Triple Nickel Tavern Colorado Spings, CO
    Aug. 14 Mile High Music Festival Commerce City, CO
    Sept. 4 Bumbershoot Festival Seattle, WA


    Sept. 15 The Intersection Grand Rapids, MI
    Sept. 16 The Basement Columbus, OH
    Sept. 17 Double Door Chicago, IL
    Sept. 19 Frankie’s Toledo, OH
    Sept. 21 Brillobox Pittsburgh, PA
    Sept. 22 Johnny Brenda’s Philadelphia, PA
    Sept. 23 Middle East Boston, MA
    Sept. 24 Loon Mountain Lincoln, NH
    Sept. 25 Bowery Ballroom New York, NY
    Sept. 27 Sonar Baltimore, MD
    Sept. 28 Black Cat Washington DC
    Sept 29 Cat’s Craddle Carrboro, NC
    Sept 30 Mileston Charlotte, NC
    Oct. 1 New Brookland Tavern Columbia, SC
    Oct 2 The Earl Restaurant & Lounge Atlanta, GA
    Oct 4 Jack Rabbits Jacksonville, FL
    Oct. 5 Culture Room Ft. Lauderdale, FL
    Oct. 6 State Theatre Saint Petersburg, FL
    Oct, 7 The Social Orlando, FL
    Oct. 9 Exit In Nashville, TN
    Oct. 10 Austin City Limits Festival Austin, TX
    Oct 12 Opolis Production Norman, OK
    Oct 13 Walter’s On Washington Houston, TX
    Oct 14 White Rabbit San Antonio, TX
    Oct 15 Emo’s Alternative Lounging Austin, TX
    Oct. 16 The Boiler Room- Denton, TX
    Oct 18 Plush Tucson, AZ
    Oct 19 The Rhythm Room- Phoenix, AZ
    Oct 20 Casbah San Diego, CA
    Oct 21 Detroit Bar Costa Mesa, CA
    Oct 22 Key Club West Hollywood, CA
    Oct 23 The Independent San Francisco, CA
    Oct 25 Neumos Crystal Ball Reading Rm Seattle, WA
    Oct 26 Dante’s Portland, OR
    Oct 27 Neurolux Boise, ID
    Oct 28 Urban Lounge Salt Lake City, UT
    Oct 29 Larimer Lounge Denver, CO
    Oct. 30 The Riot Room Kansas City, MO
    Oct. 31 The Firebird St. Louis, MO
    Nov. 2 Vaudeville Mews Des Moines, IA
    Nov. 3 First Avenue Minneapolis, MN
    Nov. 4 Turner Hall Ballroom Milwaukee, WI
    Nov. 5 The Mad Hatter Covington, KY
    Nov. 6 Grog Shop Cleveland, OH

    Have you checked out The Constellations? Your thoughts?

    —Amy Sciarretto

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