Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Surfer Blood Announce New EP and Pixies Tour

We still have a Lollapalooza/Kidzapalooza Sunday recap and loads more band interviews, video and stills coming.    And we have a lot of great music announcements.    So check in with ChiIL Mama like we vote in Chi, IL...early and often.


Surfer Blood Announce New EP 
Tarot Classics Out October 25 On Kanine Records
Fall Tour Dates With The Pixies

“Surfer Blood know from a good hook, but perhaps what's more promising is how most of their compositions build to their rewards.” Pitchfork
“The star of the show here is ultimately the group’s tuneful popcraft and its subtly gloomy underbelly” Filter
“Not that you need notice all the angst for all the crunchy riffs, sunny harmonies, inscrutable humor, occasional strings, and Afropop touches” Spin
"Velvet Underground and punk riffs, reverberating textures, African-style guitar filigrees, grunge crescendos, power-pop choruses headed for anthems and, yes, some surf-rock twang" NY Times
"Giant-sized choruses, festooned in glitter and lit up with neon" Rolling Stone

Tour Dates
8/27 LOUfest Music Festival -  St Louis, MO
8/31 Neumo’s – Seattle, WA
9/3 Roseland Theater – Portland, OR
9/10 Firestone Fest - Orlando, FL

9/16 Echoplex - Los Angeles, CA
9/21 Crowbar -  Tampa, FL

9/22 Double Down Live  - Gainesville, FL

10/27 The Wellmont Theatre - Montclair, NJ *

10/28 Asbury Park Convention Hall -  Asbury Park, NJ *
10/29 Palace Theatre -  Waterbury, CT *

10/30 Hampton Beach Ballroom - Hampton Beach, NH *

11/1 State Theatre -  Portland, ME *

11/2 The Armory -  Rochester, NY *

11/3 State Theatre Center for the Arts -  Easton, PA *

11/5 Paramount Theatre -  Huntington, NY *

Grand Opera House -  Wilmington, DE*
11/8 War Memorial Auditorium -  Greensboro, NC*
11/9 Louisville Palace Theatre -  Louisville, KY *

11/10 Tennessee Theatre -  Knoxville, TN *

11/11 North Charleston Performing Arts Center -  North Charleston,SC*
12/9 ATP  - Somerset, UK
* w/ The Pixies

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