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The People's Key

1/11/11 | | | Live Show Preview
As noted previously in this space, Bright Eyes' seventh studio album, The People's Key, is out February 15th on Saddle Creek, and the band will be touring extensively - its first in three years. Keep your eyes peeled at BLURT for an in-depth review of the album. Writes our reviewer, "The band's past output demands that this be the crescendo of all crescendos: some kind of frenetic, schizophrenic, glory-dripping crown of an album, replete with barrelling snares, funereal horns, and vocal cracks deeper than the San Andreas Fault. An absolute superlative." The first leg of the tour has now confirmed label mates Cursive (March 3rd - March 10th excluding Radio City Music Hall shows) and Mynabirds (March 11th - March 17th) as support. The core Bright Eyes group - Conor Oberst, Mike Mogis, Nathaniel Wolcott - will be augmented by four additional musicians and the 7-piece band will be kicking off this tour in Miami in March before taking in the South, the East Coast, the Midwest, Texas, Canada and the West Coast. Select pre-sales for newly added dates will begin Wednesday, January 12, with public on-sales beginning Friday, January 14 - go to for full details. Tour Dates: 3/2 Miami, FL Fillmore Miami Beach At Jackie Gleason Theater * 3/3 Lake Buena Vista, FL House of Blues * 3/4 Atlanta, GA The Tabernacle * 3/5 Asheville, NC Thomas Wolfe Auditorium * 3/6 Richmond, VA The National * 3/8 New York, NY Radio City Music Hall ^ 3/9 New York, NY Radio City Music Hall ^ SOLD OUT 3/10 Boston, MA House Of Blues # SOLD OUT 3/11 Portland, ME State Theatre# 3/13 Toronto, ON Sound Academy# 3/14 Royal Oak, MI Royal Oak Music Theatre # 3/15 Chicago, IL Riviera Theatre # SOLD OUT 3/16 Champaign, IL Foellinger Auditorium # 3/17 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium # 3/19 Austin, TX SXSW Ground Control Touring Showcase Auditorium Shores** 4/3 Milwaukee, WI The Riverside Theater 4/3 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue 4/5 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue 4/8 Vancouver, BC Commodore Ballrom 4/9 Portland, OR Crystal Ballroom 4/12 Oakland, CA Fox Theater 4/13 Pomona, CA Fox Theater * w/ Cursive ^ w/ Superchunk and WILD FLAG # w/ Mynabirds **w/ The Felice Brothers, Middle Brother and Man Man
The People's Key

The People's Key

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