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    Mon, 18 Feb 2013 10:09:16

    The Milk Carton Kids to Tour This Spring  - We have the dates

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    The Milk Carton Kids will be embarking on an extensive tour in support of their upcoming new album The Ash & Clay, which arrives in stores this March 26 via Anti-.  

    Founded in 2011, the duo has attracted a devoted and sizable following with the deceptive minimalism of their music, touring with a host of acts (Old Crow Medicine Show, Punch Brothers, and more), charming audiences with their deadpan on-stage humor, and garnering critical acclaim uncommon to such a young collaboration.

    The Milk Carton Kids consists of Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan. While the most obvious musical reference is the classic folk revival sound of their twin acoustic guitars and close harmonies, the band both expands and contradicts that rich legacy with highly inventive guitar lines and intricately interwoven vocals, proving that folk music never needed a revival at all.

    Three songs from The Ash & Clay are currently featured in the acclaimed new Gus Van Sant/Matt Damon film Promised Land. So there's your rundown on The Milk Carton Kids.

    Tour Dates:

    4/17 - Nashville - High Watt
    4/18 - Decatur, GA - Eddie's Attic (2 shows)
    4/19 - Raleigh, NC - Casbah
    4/22 - Philly - World Cafe Downstairs
    4/23 - Alexandria VA - Birchmere
    4/25 - Boston - Brighton Music Hall
    4/26 - Montreal - Il Motore
    4/27 - Toronto - The Drake
    4/29 - Ann Arbor, MI - The Ark
    4/30 - Chicago - Lincoln Hall
    5/2 - Denver - Bluebird
    5/6 - Salt Lake City - State Room
    5/8 - Los Angeles - Largo
    5/9 - Los Angeles - Largo
    5/10 - Phoenix - Crescent Ballroom
    5/12 - San Diego - Belly Up
    5/13 - San Francisco - Great American Music Hall
    5/15 - Portland OR - Aladdin Theatre
    5/16 - Seattle - Tractor Tavern
    5/17 - Vancouver - Media Club
    5/19 - NYC - Bowery Ballroom

    Will you be taking a sip from the musical fountain of the Milk Carton Kids?

    —Carly Costello
    02.18.13



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