April 11, 2013

The Handsome Family: new album "Wilderness" 05/14, tour dates

Country folk duo The Handsome Family will release their new album Wilderness on May 14th. Brett and Rennie Sparks will be touring behind the new album in the UK and the USA. The CD release party will be held in their hometown Albuquerque on May 4th.

The album is released by Carrot Top Records - the Deluxe Box edition includes: the album on LP (w/ download code) and a companion book of essays & art by Rennie Sparks, 6-postcard set, & 11x17" Poster.

Listen to Spider, one of the new album's tracks.

CD release show:
  • 05/04 Albuquerque, NM @ Low Spirits
    (CD Release show w/ Pawn Drive and Next Three Miles)
UK live dates (w/ support act Snowapple)
  • 05/16 Liverpool @ The Kazimier
  • 05/17 Manchester @ The Ruby Lounge
  • 05/18 Glasgow @ The Arches
  • 05/19 Gateshead @ Gateshead Old Town Hall
  • 05/21 Sheffield @ Greystones
  • 05/22 Leeds @ Brudenell Social Club
  • 05/24 Kirkbymoorside @ The Band Room
  • 05/25 Hebbden Bridge @ The Trades Club
  • 05/26 Leicester @ The Musician
  • 05/28 Norwich @ Norwich Arts Centre
  • 05/29 London @ Islington Assembly Hall
  • 05/30 Bristol @ The Fleece
  • 05/31 Oxford @ The Bullingdon
USA live dates:
  • 06/20 Cambridge,MA @ Club Passim ^
  • 06/21 Fall River, MA @ Narrows Center for the Arts ^
  • 06/22 New Haven, CT @ Cafe Nine ^
  • 06/23 Hudson, NY @ Club Helsinki ^
  • 06/27 New York, NY @ The Slipper Room ^
  • 06/28 Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live ^
  • 06/29 Brooklyn, NY @ The Knitting Factory ^
  • 07/19 Minneapolis,MN @ The Cedar Cultural Center $
  • 07/20 Madision, WI @ @ The High Noon Saloon (early show) $
  • 07/22 Chicago, IL @ FREE SHOW @ Pritzker Pavillion
  • 07/24 St. Louis, MO @ Off Broadway *
  • 07/25 Bloomington IN @ The Bishop *
  • 07/26 Louisville, KY @ Headliners #
  • 07/27 Athens, OH @ The Union *
  • 07/28 Ann Arbor, MI @ The Ark *

^ w/ Sean Rowe
$ w/ Azita
# w/ Cathy Irwin and Danny Barnes
* w/ Danny Barnes

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