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Gardens & Villa touring w/ Craft Spells, releasing an LP on Secretly Canadian (dates, MP3, video)

DOWNLOAD: Gardens & Villa – “Black Hills” (MP3)

Craft Spells at Culture Shock – photo by Hannah Tashkovich
Craft Spells

Craft Spells are heading out on tour with Secretly Canadian signees Gardens & Villa in July. The tour stops by Mercury Lounge on July 30 with support from Selebrities. Tickets are on sale now. Craft Spells will immediately follow the July dates with a short August run supporting The Pains of Being Pure at Heart. In April they were here as part of a tour with Beach Fossils. They also played Purchase festival “Culture Shock” during that trip. A few photos from the school show are in this post.

Gardens & Villa…
Gardens and Villas

Santa Barbara’s Gardens & Villa are releasing their self titled debut July 5 via Secretly Canadian. Watch the video for the track “Black Hills” below and download the MP3 above. The dates with Craft Spells are part of a longer summer tour the band is going on in support of the album, including a run with Foster the People that hits at Music Hall of Williamsburg on June 20 (sold out). They also play Glasslands on June 24 with The Beets, Tony Castles, and Moon King (not to be confused with Moonface). Tickets for the Glasslands show are still available.

All dates, more pictures of Craft Spells at Culture Shock, a video, and the Gardens & Villa album artwork and tracklist are below…

Craft Spells @ Culture Shock….

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Culture Shock

Culture Shock

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Culture Shock

Gardens & Villa – “Black Hills”

Black Hills by Gardens & Villa from Secretly Jag on Vimeo.

Gardens & Villa
Gardens & Villa

Gardens & Villa Tracklist:
1. Black Hills
2. Cruise Ship
3. Thorn Castles
4. Orange Blossom
5. Spacetime
6. Chemtrails
7. Star Fire Power
8. Sunday Morning
9. Carrizo Plain
10. Neon Drive

Gardens & Villa 2011 Tour dates
Jun 8 Denver CO – Bluebird Theater ^
Jun 10 Lawrence KS – The Bottleneck ^
Jun 11 Minneapolis MN – Fine Line Music ^
Jun 12 Chicago IL – Lincoln Hall ^
Jun 13 Cleveland Heights OH – Grog Shop ^
Jun 14 Columbus OH – Newport Music Hall ^
Jun 17 Montreal QC – Club Lambi ^
Jun 18 Toronto ON – The Mod Club ^
Jun 20 Brooklyn NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg ^
Jun 22 Washington DC – 9:30 Club ^
Jun 24 Brooklyn NY – Glasslands
Jun 28 Philadelphia PA – Theatre of Living Arts ^
Jun 30 Atlanta GA – Masquerade: Hell Stage ^
Jul 1 Houston TX – Warehouse Live ^
Jul 2 Austin TX – Emo’s ^
Jul 3 Dallas TX – The Loft ^
Jul 5 Tucson AZ – Club Congress ^
Jul 6 San Diego CA – House of Blues ^
Jul 7 Los Angeles CA – El Rey ^
Jul 8 Tempe AZ – The Sail Inn *
Jul 9 Tucson AZ – Club Congress *
Jul 10 San Diego CA – Casbah *
Jul 14 Los Angeles CA – The Echo *
Jul 15 San Francisco CA – Cafe Du Nord *
Jul 16 Davis CA – Sophia’s *
Jul 17 Portland OR – Mississippi Studios *
Jul 19 Seattle WA – Tractor Tavern *
Jul 20 Boise ID – Neurolux *
Jul 21 Salt Lake City UT – Kilby Court *
Jul 23 Santa Fe NM – Corazon *
Jul 24 Oklahoma City OK – The Conservatory *
Jul 26 Chicago IL – The Empty Bottle #
Jul 27 Cleveland OH – Happy Dog #
Jul 28 Washington DC – Black Cat Backstage #
Jul 29 Philadelphia PA – Kung Fu Necktie #
Jul 30 New York NY – Mercury Lounge #
Jul 31 Allston MA – Great Scott #
Aug 1 Montreal QC – Casa del Popolo *
Aug 3 Pontiac MI – Vernors Room at the Crofoot
Aug 8 Wichita KS – Rock Island Live
Aug 9 Fort Worth TX – Lola’s Saloon Sixth
Aug 10 Austin TX – The Mohawk
^ w/ Foster the People
* w/ Generationals
# w/ Craft Spells

Craft Spells 2011 Tour Dates
07/26 Chicago IL – The Empty Bottle *
07/27 Cleveland OH – Happy Dog *
07/28 Washington DC – Black Cat Backstage *
07/29 Philadelphia PA – Kung Fu Necktie *
07/30 New York NY – Mercury Lounge *
07/31 Allston MA – Great Scott *
08/02 Toronto, ONT The Opera House #
08/03 Pontiac, MI The Crofoot Ballroom #
08/04 Newport, KY Southgate House #
08/05 St. Louis, MO Off Broadway #
* – w/ Gardens & Villa
# – w/ The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

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