Coming off an impressive series of performances at CMJ Festival, Shilpa Ray And Her Happy Hookers have announced a slew of upcoming fall tour dates with the beloved indie band Cornershop. The band says the shows will feature songs from their recently released Venus Shaver 7″ and their forthcoming full-length album Teenage And Torture, out January 18th 2011 on Knitting Factory Records.
Additionally, Shilpa Ray will share the stage with legends Patti Smith and Lenny Kaye, and peers Outernational, at a benefit for the FortnightJournal.com, to be held at Southpaw in Brooklyn on Thursday, November 11th. And, on January 21st, the band will celebrate the release of their album at the Brooklyn Bowl.
03 – New York, NY – Piano’s NYC (Hoooray For Earth Residency)
11 – Brooklyn, NY – Southpaw (Patti Smith + Lenny Kaye – Fortnight Journal Benefit)
17 – Cambridge, MA – Middle East Downstairs*
18 – Philadelphia, PA – Trocadero*
20 – Washington, DC – 930 Club*
21 – Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle*
21 – Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Bowl
(Teenage and Torture Release Show w/ Hooray For Earth, Soft Black)