King Khan/Shrines For Spring Tour

 

Deep fried ass shakin’ soul comin’ to yer
town to help you party down…

 

By Blurt Staff

 

 

With latest album
What Is?! finally getting a proper
domestic release (Vice, April 21st), King Khan and The Shrines are once again
set to shock and awe, bringing their frantic brand of psychedelic soul insanity
to the youth of America. The kicks off next week and will take them through the
heart of the south en route to shows in Austin SXSW, then after taking most of
April off the band will resume operations at the end of April for another
month-long track across North America, including a stop at the Sasquatch!
festival in the heart of Washington
state.

 

As we are advised
by their label, “The band left many folks scratching their heads, picking their
jaws up off the floor, and tearing up dollar bills as a sign of unity after
their first tour of the US last year after mindblowers at the Pitchfork
festival and dates all across the country. Most didn’t even know what hit them.
King Khan and The Shrines are doing it all over again, and everyone will be
thankful they did.”

 

BLURT review of
last year’s The Supreme Genius Of HERE.

 

King Khan at the
BLURT video blog HERE.

 

 

Tour dates:

3/06/2009 Harvest of Hope – Elkton, FL
3/07/2009 The Vagabond – Miami, FL
3/08/2009 Wills Pub – Orlando, FL
3/10/2009 Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
3/12/2009 Orange Peel – Asheville, NC
3/13/2009 Exit In – Nashville, TN
3/14/2009 Hi-Tone Café – Memphis, TN
3/15/2009 One Eyed Jacks – New Orleans, LA
3/16/2009 Palladium Loft – Dallas, TX
3/17/2009 The Warhol – San Antonio, TX
3/20/2009 Emo’s – Austin, TX (VICE RECORDS SXSW SHOWCASE)
4/29/2009 9:30 Club – Washington, DC
4/30/2009 First Unitarian Church – Philadelphia, PA
5/01/2009 Music Hall of Willamsburg – Brooklyn, NY
5/02/2009 Maxwell’s – Hoboken, NJ
5/03/3009 Santos Partyhouse – NYC
5/07/2009 Paradise – Boston, Mass
5/08/2009 Babylon – Ottawa, ON
5/09/2009 La Sasa Rossa – Montreal, PQ
5/12/2009 Phoenix Theatre – Toronto, ON
5/13/2009 Magic Stick – Detroit, MI
5/14/2009 Wexner Center – Columbus, OH
5/15/2009 Bottom Lounge – Chicago, IL
5/16/2009 Triple Rock – Minneapolis, MN
5/19/2009 The Warehouse – Calgary, AB
5/20/2009 The Starlite Room – Edmonton, AB
5/22/2009 Commodore Ballroom – Vancouver, BC
5/23/2009 – Sasquatch Festival – Quincy, WA
5/25/2009 Dante’s – Portland, OR
5/28/2009 Great American Music Hall – San Francisco, CA
5/29/2009 Echo – Los Angeles, CA
5/30/2009 Echo – Los Angeles, CA

 

 

 

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