Breakthrough Australian Rockers AUGIE MARCH Touring with Andrew Bird & The Aliens
Australian rock band Augie March are about to embark on an 18-city tour of the U.S. and Canada. They begin their trek with Andrew Bird on September 10th in Knoxville, TN, and then pick up on tour with The Aliens beginning September 17th in Philadelphia, PA. The trip wraps up with an appearance at LA Weekly's Detour Festival in downtown Los Angeles October 6th.
Earlier this month, Augie March's debut album, Moo, You Bloody Choir was released in the U.S. receiving outstanding reviews. Entertainment Weekly says, "As far as current Australian bands go, Melbourne's Augie March is that country's great pop-rock hope," while Filter adds, "Just about every track is thick with lyrical poignancy, humor and heart-breaking imagery."
The band recently performed their first single "One Crowded Hour" on the Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson and were guests on NPR's World Cafe performing several other tracks from the album.
Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4hGHkfDwruA NPR's World Cafe - http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=12820347 Yahoo! Music Critical Eye - http://music.yahoo.com/promo-29644410-160-20070822 Tour dates are: 9/10 Knoxville, TN The Bijou* 9/11 Asheville, NC Orange Peel* 9/12 Durham, NC Carolina Theatre* 9/13 Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse* 9/17 Philadelphia, PA Johnny Brenda's + 9/18 New York, NY Highline Ballroom + 9/20 Boston, MA Great Scott + 9/21 Washington, DC Rock N Roll Hotel + 9/22 Toronto, ONT Lee's Place + 9/24 Detroit, MI Magic Shack + 9/25 Chicago, IL Schuba's Tavern + 9/26 Minneapolis, MN Varsity Theater + 9/28 Denver, CO Larimer Lounge + 10/1 Vancouver, BC Richards on Richards + 10/2 Seattle, WA Crocodile Cafe + 10/3 Portland, OR Fir Lounge + 10/5 San Francisco, CA Slim's + 10/6 Los Angeles, CA Detour festival + * w/ Andrew Bird + w/ The Aliens Website: www.augiemarch.com About the Zomba Label Group (ZLG):
The Zomba Label Group consists of record labels; Jive, LaFace, Volcano, Verity, GospoCentric and Fo Yo Soul. These labels represent a varied group of artists including R. Kelly, Usher, Justin Timberlake, Ciara, Chris Brown, Pink, Tool, Britney Spears, OutKast, Kirk Franklin, Three Days Grace, 311, Nick Lachey, T-Pain, Byron Cage, Buddy Guy, Living Things, Youngbloodz, Anthony Hamilton, Donnie McClurkin, and Backstreet Boys.
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