Posted in music | tour dates on January 15, 2009

The Sadies @ the Big Apple BBQ 2008 (more by Chris La Putt)
The Sadies

The band consists of Dallas Good (also of Phono-Comb), Travis Good, Sean Dean and Mike Belitsky. Dallas and Travis Good are the sons of Bruce Good, a member of the Canadian country group The Good Brothers.

In addition to their own recordings, the Sadies often collaborate with other country-rock artists, such as Blue Rodeo, Jon Langford, The Tragically Hip, Andre Williams (on the 1999 country-influenced Red Dirt), and are [occasionaly the] live backing band of singer Neko Case. The Sadies are also featured in Adult Swim's 12 oz. mouse. An instrumental performed by the band can be heard during the scene in which Rhoda the bartender is murdered. [Wikipedia]

The Sadies are going on a short West Coast tour with Black Mountain in March, but first the Toronto band is going to come visit NYC in February for a one-off show (for now anyway) at the intimate Mercury Lounge. Tickets are on sale.

The Sadies are one of the many contributors to Neko Case's new album. Grab the first officially released track from that record HERE. All Sadies dates below...

The Sadies - 2009 Tour Dates
01.30 - ColdSnap Festival - Coast Inn of the North Prince George, British Columbia
02.20 - New York, NY Mercury Lounge
03.20 - San Francisco, CA The Rickshaw Stop **
03.21 - Los Angeles, CA The EchoPlex **
03.22 - San Diego, CA The Casbah **
03.23 - Santa Cruz, CA The Crepe Place **
03.25 - Portland, OR Hawthorne Theatre **
03.26 - Bellingham, WA The Wild Buffalo House of Music **
03.27 - Seattle, WA Neumo's **
07.02 - Bukta Open Air Festival Tromso, Troms
07.03 - Bukta Open Air Festival Tromso, Troms
07.04 - Bukta Open Air Festival Tromso, Trom
07.24 - Floyd, VA Floyd Fest 8
07.25 - Floyd, VA Floyd Fest 8

** w/ Black Mountain

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Comments (2)

"[T]he Sadies... are the preferred live backing band of singer[/songwriter] Neko Case."

While they have backed her in concert in the past (and on "Late Night" the last time she appeared on that show), she has a band of her own, so they are not currently her "preferred" live backing band.

Posted by [citation needed] | January 16, 2009 10:06 PM

The Sadies have never collaborated with The Deep Dark Woods. DDW once opened for the Sadies.

Posted by Anonymous | January 19, 2009 2:21 AM

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