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DOWNLOAD: David Thomas Broughton - Weight of My Love (MP3)

David Thomas Broughton

Talented UK experimental-folk artist and friend of Doveman/Sam Amidon, David Thomas Broughton will make a rare and brief stop in NYC before heading to SXSW next week. All in all he'll play only two shows in the US, both of which are for The Local. "The Local is an evening of fine live music hosted by Howard Monk. It's an unpretentious affair, and friendly too." More specifically, The Local is a UK EVENING of fine live music, and on March 17th they will be "in New York for a second time"...

Hosted by Howard Monk ('Later with Jools Holland meets Phoenix Nights. Result!' Time Out), The Local hosts two events in the U.S, in NYC and Austin, Texas (SXSW) and will feature live performances from the inimitable David Thomas Broughton (SXSW & NYC), last seen layering and sampling his melancholy tales with a banana in his mouth; the much celebrated Liz Green (NYC & SXSW), winner of Glastonbury Festival's Emerging Talent competition last year, and with a new album on its way, the 'flickering and hummable' stories of Shearwater (SXSW) and the much vaunted Alela Diane (SXSW).
Full lineups for both shows below...

David Thomas Broughton - 2009 Tour Dates
Mar 17 - Living Room New York, New York
Mar 20 - SXSW - Hilton Garden Hotel Austin, Texas
Apr 11 - Blank Tape Spillage Fete closing gig LONDON, London and South East
Apr 16 - Behaviour at The Arches Glasgow, Scotland
Apr 17 - Fence Homegame Anstruther, Scotland
Apr 18 - Fence Homegame Anstruther, Scotland

NYC - Tuesday, March 17
The Living Room - 54 Ludlow Street

8pm - 12am
David Thomas Broughton
Liz Green
She Keeps Bees
The Miserable Rich
Twi the Humble Feather
Denis Jones
John Matthias
Hosted by Howard Monk

SXSW - Friday, March 20
Hilton Garden Inn (18th Floor), 500 North IH 35

8pm - 2am
Shearwater
Alela Diane
David Thomas Broughton
Liz Green
Tom Brosseau
Sam Amidon
The Miserable Rich
Hosted by Howard Monk

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Comments (4)

man i was really hoping for a pretentious affair to go to. might as well skip this.

Posted by Anonymous | March 12, 2009 5:00 PM

He sings melancholy tales with a banana in his mouth! Fantastic shit right there!

Posted by Anonymous | March 12, 2009 7:02 PM

tired of beards

Posted by Anonymous | March 12, 2009 9:41 PM

is this show 21+??

Posted by Anonymous | March 12, 2009 9:47 PM

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