Posted in music | tour dates on June 30, 2009

Cass McCombs

Cass McCombs doesn't know how many more winters he may be able to spend in Chicago. He told me that he just can't stomach the icy cold temperatures during the cruelest and most drawn out season that the Midwest always buckles under, no matter how prepared we all are for its impending beat down. We all become either become ninnies and turn hermitic come late January/early February or we get aggressively perturbed and grouchy, grumbling about it all - the weather from Siberian hell. It all seems so strange because McCombs - one of America's finest songwriting talents, who deserves many more dollars to his name - does icy and desolate so well. [Daytrotter]
Cass McCombs is opening up five dates of the Walkmen's summer tour, though none of the band's NYC shows. Both bands will instead play NYC on their own.

The Walkmen perform at the Guggenheim on Friday, August 14th with High Places, and then at a free Central Park Summerstage show two days later (August 16th) with Dinosaur Jr.

Cass McCombs plays a show at Joe's Pub on Monday, July 27th with Mike Bones. Tickets to that are on sale. Then he performs at Brooklyn's Union Hall on Saturday, August 1st with Jennifer O'Connor. Tickets are on sale.

McCombs's new album, Catacombs, comes out July 7th (in North America) on Domino Records. The video for its first single, "Dreams Come True Girl," which features Karen Black (Nashville, The Great Gatsby, more), is posted below. Album art and track list, with all tour dates, are also below...

Cass McCombs - Dreams Come True Girl (feat. Karen Black)

Cass McCombs
Catacombs track list
01. Dreams Come True Girl
02. Prima Donna
03. You Saved My Life
04. Don't Vote
05. Executioner's Song
06. Harmonia
07. My Sister, My Spouse
08. Lionkiller Got Married
09. Eaves Dropping On The Conversation
10. Jonesy Boy
11. One Way To Go

Cass McCombs - 2009 Tour Dates
MON 7/20 - The Hide Out - Chicago, IL
TUE 7/21 - Turner Hall - Milwaukee, WI #
WED 7/22 - The Mad Hatter - Covington, KY #
THU 7/23 - Beachland Ballroom - Cleveland, OH #
FRI 7/24 - Lee's Palace - Toronto, ON #
SAT 7/25 - Mr. Small's Theater - Millvale, PA #
MON 7/27 - Joe's Pub - New York, NY !
TUE 7/28 - T. T. The Bear's - Cambridge, MA
THU 7/30 - IOTA Club & Cafe - Arlington, VA
SAT 8/01 - Brooklyn, NY - Union Hall %
WED 8/05 - Headliners - Louisville, KY $
# w/ The Walkmen
! w/ Mike Bones
% w/ Jennifer O'Connor
$ w/ Band of Horses

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Comments (8)

sooooooooooooooo dreamy :)

Posted by Anonymous | June 30, 2009 5:19 PM

rock me joseph alberto santiago

Posted by Anonymous | June 30, 2009 5:22 PM

You taste like a burger. I don't like you anymore.

Posted by Anonymous | June 30, 2009 5:24 PM

love Cass McCombs

Posted by Anonymous | June 30, 2009 6:11 PM

Cass McCombs "Catacombs" album comes out JULY 7th -- not June 7th...it;s not available yet.

Posted by Anonymous | June 30, 2009 7:23 PM

Cass McCombs is great!

Posted by Anonymous | June 30, 2009 7:34 PM

he should play more shows on this tour. can't wait for the new album on JULY 7th.

Posted by Anonymous | June 30, 2009 9:34 PM

Sein neuer rekord ist der bombe dilly.

Posted by Franck Drebbinst | July 10, 2009 11:28 PM

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