Posted in music | tour dates on December 8, 2011

Craig Finn at Cabinet of Wonders in October (more by Chris Graham)
Craig Finn

The Hold Steady frontman Craig Finn is releasing his debut solo LP, Cleart Heart Full Eyes, on January 24 via Vagrant. You can stream the single, "Honolulu Blues," below and purchase it on iTunes. The album artwork and tracklist is below too.

When we first announced his solo tour in support of the album, it didn't include any NYC-area dates. He's since added a show on March 1 at Maxwell's. Tickets go on sale Friday (12/16) at noon. Mount Mariah open most of the tour, but no opener has been announced for the Maxwell's show yet.

The Hold Steady play even sooner at Brooklyn Bazaar on December 17 with Titus Andronicus, Wakey Wakey and W/O. Tickets are still available. That's the final night of the three night event which also includes a BV-presented Fucked Up and Dom show.

Craig tweeted that he's "happy to be sharing a 1/24/12 release with John K Samson" of The Weakerthans, who kicked off their run of 4 albums in 4 nights at Bowery Ballroom last night (12/7). More on that later.

All Craig Finn dates, song stream, album art and tracklist below...

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Craig Finn - "Honolulu Blues"
Craig Finn - Honolulu Blues by Vagrant Records

Clear Heart Full Eyes

Clear Heart Full Eyes Tracklist:
1. "Apollo Bay"
2. "When No One's Watching"
3. "No Future"
4. "New Friend Jesus"
5. "Jackson"
6. "Terrified Eyes"
7. "Western Pier"
8. "Honolulu Blues
9. "Rented Room"
10. "Balcony"
11. "Not Much Left Of Us"

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Craig Finn -- 2011/2012 Tour Dates
* - w/ Mount Moriah
12/10 Austin, TX @ Frank
2/01 - Dallas, TX @ Club Dada*
2/02 - Oklahoma City, OK @ The Conservatory*
2/03 - Omaha, NE @ Slowdown*
2/04 - Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock Social Club*
2/06 - Iowa City, IA @ The Mill*
2/07 - Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle*
2/08 - Detroit, MI @ The Lager House*
2/09 - Columbus, OH @ The Basement*
2/10 - St Louis, MO @ Off Broadway*
2/11 - Kansas City, MO @ Record Bar*
2/13 - Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge
2/19 - San Diego, CA @ Casbah*
2/20 - Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour*
2/23 - Portland, OR @ The Doug Fir Lounge*
2/24 - Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile*
3/1 - Hoboken, NJ @ Maxwell's

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Comments (9)

Cue the Craig Finn haters.

Posted by Anonymous | December 8, 2011 12:12 PM

I don't know why, but he annoys me. I don't hate him though.

Posted by Anonymous | December 8, 2011 2:30 PM

Craig Finn is from Minneapolis, and loves The Replacements. I'll bet you didn't know that.

Posted by Anonymous | December 8, 2011 2:45 PM

Dude, it doesn't make any difference

Posted by Anonymous | December 8, 2011 4:29 PM

Oh, and he also roots for the Twins. Bet you didn't know that either.

Posted by Anonymous | December 8, 2011 4:36 PM

You hate him because now he's 40. Or something like that.

Posted by Anonymous | December 9, 2011 12:12 PM

I hate his band, his shitty overwrought lyrics and his popularity in the middle-of-the-road 9 to 5 "alternative guy in the office" set, but have nothing against him personally.

Posted by Anonymous | December 10, 2011 8:21 PM

I like his voice when he sings

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