Posted in music | tour dates on August 19, 2011

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Holy Sons, aka Emil Amos of Om/Grails, will support Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks on part of their upcoming jaunt across the East Coast/Mid-West, including at Terminal 5 on 9/26. Tickets for the NYC show are still available. All dates are below.

Holy Sons have a spankin' new website, "including extensive archives (audio, video, artwork)" available for stream/download. Check it out.

Meawhile, Amos is also preparing for a tour with Grails in early September, including a date at the awesome MusicFestNW with bands varying from Archers of Loaf to Neurosis. Tickets are still available.

Malkmus will play two acoustic in-stores on 8/25, at Academy Records in Brooklyn at 6 PM, and at Other Music in Manhattan at 9 PM.

In related news (if you want to call it that),

Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks' new album (out August 23) is called Mirror Traffic, but, according to a recently posted e-mail exchange, it was originally going to be called L.A. Guns (at the suggestion of former Silver Jews front man David Berman). However, Malkmus's lawyers nixed the title when they learned of the existence of a band with the same name. After reviewing the case of Pump, Inc. v. Collins Management, Inc., in which "an obscure group called Pump unsuccessfully sued Aerosmith for putting out their album Pump"... [NY Mag]
The full email exchange is at David Berman's website.

And remember how Fred Armisen is a fan of Holy Sons? Fred further confirms that fact in a video you can watch, with all tour dates, below...

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Fred Armisen loves Holy Sons

A Chapter Must Be Closed >> Holy Sons from The Fact Facer on Vimeo.

GRAILS - 2011 TOUR DATES
Sat-Sep-03 San Francisco, CA Rickshaw Stop
Sun-Sep-04 Costa Mesa, CA Detroit Bar
Mon-Sep-05 San Diego, CA Soda Bar
Thu-Sep-08 Vancouver, BC Media Club
Fri-Sep-09 Seattle, WA The Crocodile
Sat-Sep-10 Portland, OR Roseland Theatre / MusicFestNW

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STEPHEN MALKMUS & THE JICKS, HOLY SONS - 2011 TOUR DATES
Tue-Sep-20 Detroit, MI Majestic Theatre
Wed-Sep-21 Toronto, ON Phoenix Concert Theatre
Thu-Sep-22 Ottawa, ON Ritual
Fri-Sep-23 Montreal, QC Corona Theatre
Sat-Sep-24 Boston, MA Royale
Mon-Sep-26 New York, NY Terminal 5
Wed-Sep-28 Philadelphia, PA Theatre of Living Arts
Thu-Sep-29 Baltimore, MD Ram's Head Live
Fri-Sep-30 Charlottesville, VA Jefferson Theater
Sat-Oct-01 Saxapahaw, NC The Haw River Ballroom
Sun-Oct-02 Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse
Tue-Oct-04 Nashville, TN Mercy Lounge
Wed-Oct-05 Indianapolis, IN Earth House
Thu-Oct-06 Chicago, IL Vic Theatre
Fri-Oct-07 Milwaukee, WI Turner Hall
Sat-Oct-08 Minneapolis, MN Pantages Theatre

Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks -- all 2011 Tour Dates
8/25 - Brooklyn, NY, Academy Records^ (early show)
8/25 - New Yorok, NY, Other Music^ (late show)
9/20 - Detroit, MI, Majestic Theater
9/21 - Toronto, ON, Phoenix Concert Theatre
9/22 - Ottowa, ON, Ritual
9/23 - Montreal, QC, Corona Theatre
9/24 - Boston, MA, Royale
9/26 - New York, NY, Terminal 5
9/28 - Philadelphia, PA , Theatre of Living Arts
9/29 - Baltimore, MD, Ram's Head Live
9/30 - Charlottesville, VA, Jefferson Theater
10/2 - Atlanta, GA, Variety Playhouse
10/4 - Nashville, TN, Mercy Lounge
10/5 - Indianapolis, IN, Earth House
10/6 - Chicago, IL, Vic Theatre
10/7 - Milwaukee WI, Turner Hall
10/8 - Minneapolis, MN, Pantages Theatre
10/11- Seattle, WA, Neptune Theatre*
10/12 - Vancouver, BC, The Biltmore Cabaret*
10/13 - Portland, OR, Crystal Ballroom*
10/16 - San Francisco, CA, Treasure Island Music Festival
10/19 - Los Angeles, CA, The Music Box*
10/20 - Solana Beach, CA, Belly Up Tavern*
* - w/ Ty Segall
^ - Stephen Malkmus solo acoustic in-store

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Comments (11)

Come on, Malkmus, add a MHOW. Plenty of open days.

Posted by Anonymous | August 19, 2011 1:05 AM

I hope the Terminal 5 show of Malk will be good, never been to the venue but heard good things.

MHOW kicks ass though, love that place ;D

Posted by Sam | August 19, 2011 1:07 AM

Oh your gonna love Terminal 5. Excellent sound, great pizza, and nice staff.

Posted by Anonymous | August 19, 2011 2:26 AM

love Emil!

Posted by Anonymous | August 19, 2011 8:22 AM

Don't forget the Negativeland/U2 case.

Posted by Anonymous | August 19, 2011 9:07 AM

Terminal 5's Happy Hour specials are the best, you get beer for $7 instead of $8.

Don't worry about getting there early either, you can see the stage no matter where you are. Not a bad spot in the venue.

Posted by Anonymous | August 19, 2011 9:13 AM

I find it hard to believe that Stephen Malkmus was unaware of the band LA Guns. That guy seems like he knows every unimportant fact on God's green earth.

Posted by Anonymous | August 19, 2011 10:27 AM

^nice reading comprehension! Where, in all of that, did you get the idea that Malkmus was unaware of the band LA Guns?

Posted by Anonymous | August 19, 2011 10:43 AM

Re-read, and realize I was wrong. Thanks, 10:43.

-10:27

Posted by Anonymous | August 19, 2011 10:48 AM

Is that Dave Matthews playing a Telecaster?

Posted by Anonymous | August 19, 2011 2:46 PM

^^^ good eye, your knowledge of the underground is staggering.

Posted by Anonymous | August 19, 2011 6:04 PM

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