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David Byrne – 2008 Tour Dates (no NYC), free download today

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David Byrne will embark on a six-month world tour starting September 16. The tour, titled “David Byrne, Songs of David Byrne and Brian Eno,” will feature Byrne performing songs from his numerous collaborations with Brian Eno, including tracks from several Talking Heads albums produced by Eno, the pair’s 1981 collaboration My Life in the Bush of Ghosts and their newest collaborative effort, Everything That Happens Will Happen Today. “The live shows will…try to draw a line linking this new material with what we did 30 years ago,” explains Byrne. He will tour throughout the U.S. from the fall of ’08 through early ’09, Australasia in early ’09 and Europe in March ’09.

For the release of Everything That Happens Will Happen Today, will offer listeners a free download to preview the album beginning today, August 4. On August 18 the entire record will be made available for sale as a digital download, exclusively from the site. Other formats available for pre order via the site will include an enhanced CD with download and a deluxe package CD with download featuring artwork by Stefan Sagmeister.

Byrne’s current projects include music from season two of HBO’s series Big Love; the upcoming Here Lies Love, a song cycle with Fatboy Slim based on the life of Imelda Marcos and the visual art project Playing the Building, an audience-interactive installation presented by Creative Time and currently on view at the Battery Maritime Building in New York City through August 24.

NYC will likely happen in 2009. All 2008 tour dates (including two in NJ) below…

David Byrne – 2008 Tour Dates
September 16 Bethlehem, PA Zoellner Arts Center
September 17 Baltimore, MD Lyric
September 18 Newport News, VA Ferguson Center for the Arts
September 20 Atlanta, GA Chastain Park Amphitheater
September 21 Asheville, NC Thomas Wolfe Auditorium
September 22 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium
September 23 Memphis, TN Orpheum Theatre
September 25 Austin, TX Paramount
September 26 Austin, TX Austin City Limits
September 28 Albuquerque, NM Kiva Auditorium
September 30 Phoenix, AZ Orpheum
October 2 San Diego, CA Humphreys
October 3 Los Angeles, CA Greek Theatre
October 4 Santa Barbara, CA Arlington Theater
October 6 San Francisco, CA Davies Symphony Hall
October 8 Santa Rosa, CA Wells Fargo Center for the Arts
October 11 Park City, UT Eccles Center for the Performing Arts
October 12 Denver, CO Buell Theater
October 14 Minneapolis, MN State Theater
October 15 Milwaukee, WI Pabst Theater
October 17 Omaha, NE Kiewit Concert Hall
October 18 St. Louis, MO Fox Theatre
October 19 Kansas City, MO Uptown Theatre
October 21 Louisville, KY Louisville Palace Theater
October 23 Cleveland, OH Allen Theatre
October 24 Ann Arbor, MI Michigan Theater
October 25 Indianapolis, IN Clowes Memorial Hall
October 26 Chicago, IL Chicago Opera House
October 29 Toronto, ONT Massey Hall
October 30 Montreal, QC Metropolis
October 31 Boston, MA Wang Center
November 1 Atlantic City, NJ Borgata
November 3 Red Bank, NJ Count Basie Theatre
November 5 Albany, NY Empire State Plaza
November 7 Pittsburgh, PA Carnegie Music Hall
November 8 Philadelphia, PA Tower Theatre

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