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Bon Iver [2012 Tour Dates]

Posted: February 8, 2012 in News
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Bon Iver will tour the United States in 2012.

Bon Iver is festivaling it up this Spring, with upcoming appearances at Coachella, Sasquatch and the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival booked on the strength of 2011’s self-titled, Grammy-nominated LP. Justin Vernon wants nothing to do with a Grammy performance, but he has scheduled his band for a string of 2012 US tour dates surrounding his festival appearances. Check ’em below.

Bon Iver 2012 tour dates (find tickets):

04-12 Las Vegas, NV – The Joint
04-14 Indio, CA – Coachella
04-17 Davis, CA – Freeborn Hall @ UC Davis
04-19 San Francisco, CA – Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
04-21 Indio, CA – Coachella
04-22 Santa Barbara, CA – Santa Barbara Bowl
04-23 Tucson, AZ – AVA Amphitheater
04-27 New Orleans, LA – New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
05-27 George, WA – Sasquatch Music Festival

He also appeared on SNL this weekend, playing “Holocene

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The Shins will tour the United States in 2012.

The Shins teased some 2012 tour dates on the heels of locking up a featured spot at Coachella 2012, and now the momentum keeps rolling. They’ve tacked on dates in May and June, and they’ll get as far as Ohio in a Midwestern stint. East Coast: no love for you guys yet, but these arena tours tend to roll out slowly so you may catch some good news regarding summer Shins concerts in the coming weeks.

The Shins also debuted “September,” a B-side to “Simple Song” with a typographic video which superimposes lyrics and drawings onto a spinning record. Watch the video and check out The Shins’ tour dates below.

The Shins 2012 tour dates (find tickets):

4/13/12 – Las Vegas, NV – Cosmopolitan Of Las Vegas – The Pool
4/22/12 – Santa Cruz, CA – Civic Auditorium
4/23/12 – Davis, CA – Robert Mondavi Center

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Jack White Tour 2012

After releasing the first single “Love Interruption” earlier this week from his upcoming album, Blunderbuss, Jack White has now confirmed his first three tour dates for 2012. First, he will appear at Hangout Music Fest in Gulf Shore, AL on May 18th, followed by Sasquatch Festival in George, WA on May 26th, and then at Radio 1’s Hackney Weekend in London on June 22nd-23rd.

Since stepping back from the spotlight with the Dead Weather, we wonder if White will want to endure a long grinding tour as the front piece. What do you think?

And if you haven’t yet heard, you can preview some of White’s new material – listen to “Love Interruption” from Blunderbuss below:

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The Darkness premiere their first song and video in 6 years, "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us"

As promised, The Darkness just released their first song in 6+ years, accompanied by a crazy technicolor animated video. It features mustache guitars, flying guitars in space, a guy with guitars for arms playing guitar, and generally any other guitar shenanigans you can think of.

Watch The Darkness – “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us”:

They’re also currently on tour in support of the new material. Tickets are available for the dates below:

2/3 – Boston, MA – Paradise
2/4 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza
2/6 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza
2/7 – Philadelphia, PA – Trocodaro
2/8 – Washington, D.C – 9:30 CLUB
2/10 – Detroit, MI – St. Andrew’s Hall
2/11 – Chicago, IL – Metro
2/12 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
2/15 – Denver,CO – Summit
2/17 – Las Vegas, NV – House of Blues
2/18 – Phoenix, AZ – Celebrity Theatre
2/19 – Los…

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Death Cab For Cutie Add 2012 tour dates

Death Cab For Cutie visited the Brooklyn Museum – “one of the more unique rooms we’ve played” – to film a Live From the Artist Den session in cooperation with SPIN magazine. Check out the performance of “You Are a Tourist” below, and stream a longer preview on Hulu, ahead of the episode’s national television premiere on February 17th, 2012.

Death Cab also expanded upon their previously announced tour dates, with extra shows added in Brooklyn and Oakland. Tickets are available for all but the Chicago date, which go on sale this Saturday.

4/10 – Denver, CO @ Ellie Caulkins Opera House ^
4/11 – Omaha, NE @ Omaha Music Hall ^
4/13 – Louisville, KY @ Louisville Palace ^
4/14 – Grand Rapids, MI @ Covenant Fine Arts Center ^
4/15 – Milwaukee, WI @ Riverside Theatre ^
4/16 – Chicago, IL @ Chicago Theatre ^
4/19 –…

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Die Antwoord release a new video for "I Fink U Freeky"

Die Antwoord just released the new video for “I Fink U Freeky,” a week ahead of the release of TEN$ION on February 7th, 2012. By now, Die Antwoord videos should come with a big neon sign that says “WARNING! Major freaky steez ahead!!,” because if you expected anything other than rats crawling around on Yolandi Visser’s body while she raps about how freeky U R, you don’t know what this group’s all about. Which is to say: this is probably NSFW, and definitely not safe for the easily squeamed.

Watch the video for “I Fink U Freeky”:

Following their album’s Feb. 7th release date, they’ll jump out on a month-long North American tour. That includes an appearance at Noise Pop 2012 in San Francisco, where we picked them as our Wednesday show of choice in our daily guide to the festival.

02/09/12 – Philadelphia, PA – Trocadero Theatre
02/10/12 – Boston, MA –…

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The Darkness: New Song + [2012 Tour Dates]

Posted: February 8, 2012 in News
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The Darkness will tour North America in 2012.

Earlier this month, The Darkness announced a run of 2012 tour dates, continuing a reunion that brought them back together in 2011. Now they’re adding to the fun: they’ve recorded their first song in over six years, “Nothin’s Gonna Stop Us,” which will be released with accompanying video tomorrow at 9am EST on and through their official website. The tour and new material support an album in the works, though no title or release date (aside from “early 2012”) have been announced as of yet.

Tomorrow marks the start of The Darkness’ 2012 tour (find tickets):

2/1 – Toronto, ON – Phoenix
2/3 – Boston, MA – Paradise
2/4 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza
2/6 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza
2/7 – Philadelphia, PA – Trocodaro
2/8 – Washington, D.C – 9:30 CLUB
2/10 – Detroit, MI – St. Andrew’s Hall

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Watch the new Nada Surf video for "When I Was Young"

This morning, Nada Surf premiered the video for “When I Was Young,” the first single from their latest LP, The Stars Are Different to Astronomy. To promote the release, which dropped last week on Barsuk Records, they’ve planned a free show at Amoeba records in Hollywood (tonight), an appearance on Jimmy Fallon (also tonight) and a Spring tour (see below).

Watch the video for “When I Was Young”:

Nada Surf have also expanded their previously announced 2012 tour. Full tour dates:

1/30 – Hollywood, CA – Amoeba Records
2/2 – Seattle, WA – The Tractor Tavern
3/20 – Los Angeles, CA – The Music Box
3/21 – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
3/23 – Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom
3/24 – Seattle, WA – Neptune
3/25 – Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw
3/27 – Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge
3/29 – Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall

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Backseat Nation

Warped Tour has announced that Mayday Parade, Make Do And Mend, Skip The Foreplay, Twin Atlantic, Vanna, Sick Of Sarah, and The Green will be playing the 2012 Festival.

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Bruce Springsteen [2012 Tour Dates]

Posted: February 7, 2012 in News
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Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will tour the United States in 2012.

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street band have announced 2012 tour dates to accompany the release of their new album, Wrecking Ball, due out March 6th. It’s their first album since 2009’s Working on a Dream (which will no doubt please our Boss-obsessed homie Geographer).

Bruce Springsteen 2012 tour dates:

03-18 Atlanta, GA – Philips Arena
03-19 Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Coliseum
03-23 Tampa, FL – Tampa Bay Times Forum
03-26 Boston, MA – TD Garden
03-28 Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center
03-29 Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center
04-01 Washington, DC – Verizon Center
04-03 East Rutherford, NJ – Izod Center
04-04 East Rutherford, NJ – Izod Center
04-06 New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
04-09 New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
04-12 Detroit, MI – The Palace of Auburn Hills
04-13 Buffalo, NY – First Niagara Center
04-16 Albany, NY – Times Union…

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