Akron/Family's three March NYC shows were previously sold out, but now tickets are back on sale for the March 29th one with Larkin Grimm at Union Pool. That venue is much smaller than Bowery Ballroom where their NYC show after that will take place. The May 6th date was just announced and tickets go on sale Friday at noon.
Also just announced: Akron/Family are playing ATP NY on September 12 with Animal Collective, Panda Bear, Melvins and many more.
Their new album, Set 'Em Wild, Set 'Em Free, will be released by Dead Oceans one day before the Bowery show...
"Everyone is Guilty" is the first single from AKRON/FAMILY'S upcoming May 5th full-length release, Set 'Em Wild, Set 'Em Free. Featuring album opener "Everyone is Guilty" along with non-album b-side "Total Destruction," this single is available as a limited edition 7" and digital release. The vinyl will be available at Akron/Family shows and via record stores participating in Record Store Day 2009.Akron/Family are also playing a bunch of shows in Austin for SXSW. All dates below...
Akron Family - 2009 Tour Dates
Mar 11 - Arthur Magazine, Aquarium Drunkard & KUCI Present at Steve Allen Theater w/ Charlyne Yi ALL AGES Los Angeles, California
Mar 12 - Arthur Magazine, Aquarium Drunkard & KUCI Present at Steve Allen Theater w/ Harper Simon ALL AGES Los Angeles, California
Mar 13 - Neon Reverb Fest at The Aruba Las Vegas, Nevada
Mar 17 - Oriental Theater Denver, Colorado
Mar 18 - Austinist/Gothamist SXSW Parteh at The Mohawk Austin
Mar 19 - Dead Oceans SXSW Jam at The Mohawk Austin, Texas
Mar 20 - Everloving SXSW Day Parteh at Design Within Reach (Set 'Em Free set) Austin, Texas
Mar 21 - Mess With Texas 3 at Waterloo Park Austin, Texas
Mar 22 - The Casbah w/ Rock Plaza Central Hamilton, Ontario
Mar 23 - Sneaky Dees w/ Born Ruffians - SOLD OUT!!! Toronto, Ontario
Mar 24 - Sneaky Dees w/ Born Ruffians - SOLD OUT!!! Toronto, Ontario
Mar 25 - Il Motore w/ Born Ruffians Montreal, Quebec
Mar 26 - Il Motore w/ Born Ruffians Montreal, Quebec
Mar 27 - The New Museum w/ Lexie Mountain Boys - SOLD OUT!!! New York City, New York
Mar 28 - Union Pool w/ Gold Sparkle Band Brooklyn, New York
Mar 29 - Union Pool w/ Larkin Grimm Brooklyn, New York
May 06 - Bowery Ballroom, NY,NY
May 20 - ICA London
May 25 - Teatro Cervantes w/ Wilco Malaga, Málaga
May 26 - Teatro Calderon w/ Wilco Madrid
May 27 - Auditorio Y Centro De Congresos Victor Vellegas w/ Wilco Murcia
May 29 - La Curtuja w/ Wilco Seville
Sep 12 - ATP NY @ Kutscher's