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Decemberists side project Black Prairie, whose members already included Chris Funk, Nate Query, and Jenny Conlee of Decemberists, are set to release a new album this year and it was recorded with Decemberists drummer John Moen. The new album is called A Tear in the Eye is a Wound in the Heart and it will be out on September 18. You can check out the cover art below.
Black Prairie will be supporting the new record with a tour which hits NYC on November 10 at Mercury Lounge. Tickets for that show are not on sale yet but check ticketmaster for updates.
A list of all dates and the cover art are below.
Black Prairie -- 2012 Tour Dates
Sept 20 Seattle, WA at the Triple Door
Sept 21 Portland, OR at Mississippi Studios
OCT 18 Valparaiso, IN at Front Porch Music
OCT 19 Chicago, IL at Schubas
OCT 20 Minneapolis, MN at the 400 Bar
OCT 21 Madison, WI at the Frequency
NOV 8 Philadelphia, PA at Milkboy
NOV 9 in Arlington, VA at IOTA
NOV 10 New York City, NY at the Mercury Lounge
NOV 11 Boston, MA at Great Scott