Rewards Going On Tour

pfenningBreaking out on his own and showing off his musical solo prowess is Aaron Pfenning.

Known for co-founding Chairlift, Aaron Pfenning is performing under the moniker Rewards and will be going on tour, opening for Brandon Flowers this fall.

Pfenning’s new music takes a dark tone for listeners as he experiments with different inspiratins and plays every instrument. Pfenning will be debuting some of his new material for his upcoming album during his fall tour.

He will be teaming up with Flowers in Europe and We Are Scientists back in the States for a full tour.

Tour Dates:

Sep 28 – Paradiso – Amsterdam, Netherlands   *
Sep 29 – Cabaret Sauvage – Paris, France    *
Oct 1 – Huxley’s – Berlin, Germany    *
Oct 3 – Kaufleuten – Zurich, Switzerland    *
Oct 4 – Alcatraz – Milano, Italy    *
Oct 5 – Circolo degli Artisti – Rome, Italy    *
Oct 8 – SALA APOLO – Barcelona, Spain  *
Oct 9 – La Riviera – Madrid, Spain   *
Oct 11 – Metronome – Burlington, VT  #
Oct 12 – Jerky’s – Providence, RI    #
Oct 13 – Valentine’s – Albany, NY   #
Oct 15 – Metro Gallery – Baltimore, MD  #
Oct 17 – Cat’s Cradle – Carrboro, NC    #
Oct 18 – 40 Watt – Athens, GA    #
Oct 19 – Masquerade – Atlanta, GA   #
Oct 26 – The Loft – Dallas, TX    #
Oct 28 – Emo’s – Austin, TX    #
Oct 29 – Korova – San Antonio, TX   #
Nov 15 – Pyramids – Portsmouth, UK    #
Nov 16 – HMV Institute – Birmingham, UK  #
Nov 19 – UEA – Norwich, UK    #
Nov 20 – Academy – Manchester, UK    #
Nov 21 – Shepherds Bush Empire – London, UK  #
Nov 22 – O2 Academy – Liverpool, UK     #
Nov 24 – Metropolitan University – Leeds, UK      #
Nov 25 – ABC – Glasgow, UK   #
Nov 26 – O2 Academy – Newcastle, UK    #
Nov 27 – Rock City – Nottingham, UK   #

* w/  Brandon Flowers
# w/  We Are Scientists

The Dandy Warhols To Tour This Fall

t.d.wThe Dandy Warhols have just spent the summer supporting their latest album, the compilation called The Capitol Years: 1995-2007 and they have no plans to stop just yet.

The band will be heading to the land down under for a tour before coming back to the States. The tour will take the band all over the country, even taking them back to Portland’s Satyricon, the club where the band got their start back in 1994.

The compilation album was released back in July and features the best 14-tracks from when the band was on Capitol Records and even features a brand new exclusive song.

Make sure that you catch this awesome performance as they come through your town.

Tour Dates:
Australian Dates

10/02 – Melbourne – Parklife Festival
10/03 – Sydney – Parklife Festival
10/04 – Adelaide – Parklife Festival

US Dates

10/16 – Portland, OR – Satyricon
10/28 – Minneapolis, MN – Fine Line Cafe
10/29 – Madison, WI – Majestic Theatre
10/30 – Chicago, IL – Vic Theatre
11/01 – Toronto, ON – Phoenix Concert Theatre
11/02 – Montreal, QB – Le National
11/03 – Boston, MA – Royale Nightclub
11/05 – Brooklyn, NY – Bell House
11/06 – New York, NY – Webster Hall
11/09 – Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live
11/10 – Asheville, NC – Orange Peel
11/11 – Atlanta, GA – Center Stage
11/13 – Dallas, TX – Granada Theater
11/14 – Austin, TX – La Zona Rosa
12/01 – Victoria, BC – Sugar
12/02 – Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
12/03 – Seattle, WA – Showbox Market
12/07 – Solana Beach, CA – Belly Up
12/08 – Las Vegas, NV – Hard Rock Cafe
12/10 – Los Angeles, CA – CLub Nokia
12/11 – San Francisco, CA – Regency Ballroom
12/12 – Portand, OR – Crsytal Ballroom

K-OS Brings Anchorman Mixtape On The Road

Canadian hip-hop artist K-OS has just announced a fall North American tour, and it stars Ron Burgundy.

The tour comes fresh off of the release of K-OS’s newest album Anchorman Mixtape, which is exactly as awesome as it sounds. Besides featuring fellow Canadian Drake, Anchorman Mixtape injects clips from the Will Farrell movie into the songs. As if you needed another reason to hear Anchorman quotes.

As of yet, Will Farrell is not announced as joining the 19-stop tour, but be satisfied in knowing that the Anchorman Mixtape will definitely be there.

You can see K-OS…

10/07 – Vancouver, BC – The Venue
10/08 – Seattle, WA – Nectar Lounge
10/09 – Boise, ID – Promenade Music Festival
10/11 – Portland, OR – Berbati’s Pan
10/13 – San Francisco, CA – Slim’s
10/14 – Los Angeles, CA – El Ray Theater
10/15 – Solana Beach, CA – Belly Up Tavern
10/16 – Scottsdale, AZ – Chasers
10/18 – Denver, CO – Bluebird Theater
10/19 – Fort Collins, CO – Aggie Theater
10/21 – St. Paul, MN – Turf Club
10/22 – Madison, WI – High Noon Saloon
10/23 – Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall
10/24 – Detroit, MI – Magic Stick
10/25 – Columbus, OH – Skully’s Music Diner
10/26 – Baltimore, MD – Sonar Club Stage
10/28 – New York, NY – Highline Ballroom
10/29 – Philadelphia, PA – North Star Bar
10/31 – Cambridge, MA – Middle East Downstairs

Twin Tigers Join We Are Scientists On Tour

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Georgian group Twin Tigers have teamed up with We Are Scientists to give the fans what they want…more live shows!

Fresh off a very successful tour with Interpol, Twin Tigers decided to join We Are Scientists for a quick October jaunt that includes a stop in their home town of Athens, GA.

The  new tour lets Twin Tigers build on the wave of excitement that has been building since the group’s release of their debut album, Gray Waves earlier this year.

Twin Tigers was formed by two co-workers at Grit restaurant in Matthew Rain and Aimee Morris. The pair added a third piece with Forrest Hall in 2009. You can check out their killer live shows at:

Oct 17 – Carroboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
Oct 18 – Athens, GA – 40 Watt Club
Oct 19 – Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
Oct 21 – Orlando, FL – The Social
Oct 23 – Baton Rouge, LA – Spanish Moon *
Oct 26 – Dallas, TX – The Loft
Oct 28 – Austin, TX – Emo’s
Oct 29 – San Antonio, TX – The Korova
Oct 30 – Houston, TX – Fitzgerald’s *
*co-headline with Colour Revolt 

Active Child and School of Seven Bells Team Up For Split, Give Out Track

sviibActive Child and School of Seven Bells have tamed to bring their fans a unique gift.

Both bands have teamed up for a 7” split that has both bands remixing each others songs. In addition to the remixes, the bands are also having the songs made on limited edition mixed colour vinyl, of which none will alike.

A truly unique gift for fans.

Both bands are currently on tour together in the States.

The 7” split is due out October 26th via Lefse Records. But check out Active Child’s take on SVIIB’s “Heart is Strange’ below.

Tour Dates:
Sep 30 2010 – The Independent – San Francisco, CA
Oct 01 2010 – Echoplex – Los Angeles, CA
Oct 02 2010 – Detroit Bar – Costa Mesa, CA
Oct 03 2010 – The Loft (UCSD) – La Jolla, CA
Oct 05 2010 – Plush – Tucson, AZ
Oct 08 2010 – Hailey’s – Denton, TX
Oct 09 2010 – Mohawk – Austin, TX
Oct 10 2010 – The Studio @ Warehouse Live – Houston, TX
Oct 11 2010 – Spanish Moon – Baton Rouge, LA
Oct 12 2010 – Club Down Under – Tallahasse, FL
Oct 14 2010 – Crowbar – Tampa, FL
Oct 15 2010 – The Social – Orlando, FL
Oct 16 2010 – Grand Central – Miami, FL
Oct 18 2010 – The Earl – Atlanta, GA
Oct 19 2010 – Local 506 – Chapel Hill, NC
Oct 20 2010 – The Ottobar – Baltimore, MD
Oct 21 2010 – Rock and Roll Hotel – Washington, DC
Oct 22 2010 – Johnny Brenda’s – Philadelphia, PA
Oct 25 2010 – The Horn Gallery at Kenyon College – Gambier, OH

Dr. Dog Skate For New Video And Hit The Road For The Fall


Dr. Dog have had a record year. They released a new album, they’ve had two successful headlining tours and now they have a new video and another headlining tour to boot.

The indie rockers from Philly have released the video for their track “Shadow People” off the album Shame, Shame. The basic setting of the video: the laid-back track is set in a roller rink. Check it out below.

The band will also be hitting the road with the likes of Good Old War, and Here We Go Magic. Be sure to catch them as they run through your town. And for all those San Francisco fans, go here for a special two-day pass for their two-night stint at The Fillmore.

Tour Dates:
Sat October 16, 2010 Toronto, ON, Phoenix Concert Theatre
Mon October 18, 2010, Buffalo, New York, The Town Ballroom
Tue October 19, 2010, Cleveland, Ohio, Beachland Ballroom & Tavern
Wed October 20, 2010, Pontiac, Michigan, Crofoot Ballroom
Thu October 21, 2010, Chicago, IL, The Vic Theatre
Fri October 22, 2010, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Turner Hall
Sat October 23, 2010, Minneapolis, Minnesota, First Avenue Main Room
Mon October 25, 2010, Omaha, Nebraska, The Waiting Room
Tue October 26, 2010, Boulder, CO, Boulder Theater
Wed October 27, 2010, Salt Lake City, Utah, Urban Lounge
Fri October 29, 2010, Seattle, WA, Showbox SoDo
Sat October 30, 2010, Vancouver, BC, Vogue Theater
Sun October 31, 2010, Eugene, Oregon, W.O.W. Hall
Tue November 2, 2010, Crystal Bay, Nevada, Crystal Bay Club Crown Room
Wed November 3, 2010, San Francisco, CA, Fillmore
Thu November 4, 2010, San Francisco, CA, Fillmore
Fri November 5, 2010, Los Angeles, CA, Wiltern Theatre
Sat November 6, 2010, Solana Beach, CA, Belly Up Tavern
Mon November 8, 2010, Flagstaff, AZ, Orpheum Theatre
Tue November 9, 2010, Alburquerque, New Mexico, Sunshine Theatre
Wed November 10, 2010, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Academy of Contemporary Music
Thu November 11, 2010, Dallas, TX, Palladium Showroom
Fri November 12, 2010, Austin, TX, Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
Sat November 13, 2010, Houston, TX, Warehouse Live