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Hanni El Khatib released new LP, touring w/ Bass Drum of Death (who are opening for UMO at the Seaport)

by Bill Pearis

Hanni El Khatib

About a month ago San Francisco’s Hanni El Khatib released his second album, Head in the Dirt, on Innovative Leisure. The record was produced by the Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach and puts an enjoyably pop spin on garage-soul. You can check out the video for new single “Penny” below.

Hanni El Khatib will be touring this fall with Innovative Leisure labelmates Bass Drum of Death, including two stops in NYC: Bowery Ballroom on October 11 and Knitting Factory on October 12. Tickets for Bowery Ballroom on on AmEx presale on Wednesday (6/12) at noon with the general sale on Friday (6/14) at noon. Tickets for Knitting Factory go on sale Friday at 10 AM. All dates are listed below.

Bass Drum of Death, meanwhile, are about to head out on tour with Unknown Mortal Orchestra. When we first mentioned that tour, BDoD weren’t billed to open UMO’s free NYC show at Seaport Music Festival on June 28, but they’ve since been added to that. Their tour also includes two headlining NYC shows in July which happen on July 8 at Shea Stadium (tickets) and July 9 at Glasslands (tickets). BDoD’s new self-titled sophomore album will be out June 25. You can stream a track from that and check out their updated tour schedule below.

Hanni El Khatib – Penny

Hanni El Khatib – 2013 Tour Dates
08.08.2013 Santa Monica, CA @ Santa Monica Pier
09.18.2013 San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall
09.20.2013 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
09.21.2013 Seattle, WA @ Barboza
09.22.2013 Vancouver, BC @ Electric Owl
09.24.2013 Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
09.25.2013 Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge
09.27.2013 Kansas City, MO @ Berkley Riverfront Park
09.28.2013 St. Louis, MO @ Plush
09.29.2013 Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock
09.30.2013 Madison, WI @ The High Noon Saloon
10.02.2013 Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall Ballroom
10.03.2013 Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
10.04.2013 Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick
10.05.2013 Columbus, OH @ The Basement
10.06.2013 Toronto, ON @ The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern
10.07.2013 Montreal, QC @ La Sala Rossa
10.09.2013 Cambridge, MA @ Middle East
10.10.2013 Philadelphia, PA @ The Barbary
10.11.2013 New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
10.12.2013 Brooklyn, NY @ Knitting Factory
10.13.2013 Washington, D.C. @ The Rock and Roll Hotel
10.15.2013 Nashville, TN @ Mercy Lounge
10.16.2013 Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
10.18.2013 Austin, TX @ The Parish
10.20.2013 Dallas, TX @ House Of Blues – Cambridge Room
10.22.2013 Phoenix, AZ @ Rhythm Room
10.23.2013 San Diego, CA @ The Casbah
10.24.2013 Pomona, CA @ Glasshouse
All dates w/ Bass Drum of Death except 8.8 and 9.27.

Bass Drum of Death – 2013 Tour Dates
06/22/13 Fargo, ND The Aquarium *
06/23/13 Minneapolis, MN The Cedar *
06/24/13 Des Moines, IA Vaudeville Mews *
06/26/13 Akron, OH Musica *
06/28/13 New York, NY Seaport Music Festival *
06/29/13 Hamden, CT The Space *
MON Jul 08 2013 Shea Stadium, Brooklyn, NY, US
TUE Jul 09 2013 Glasslands Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, US
SUN Sep 22 – The Electric Owl, Vancouver, BC, Canada ^
MON Sep 30 – High Noon Saloon, Madison, WI, US ^
SAT Oct 05 – The Basement, Columbus, OH, US ^
MON Oct 07 – La Sala Rossa, Montreal, QC, Canada ^
WED Oct 09 – The Middle East Downstairs, Cambridge, MA, US ^
THU Oct 10 – The Barbary, Philadelphia, PA, US ^
FRI Oct 11 – The Bowery Ballroom, New York, NY, US ^
SAT Oct 12 – Knitting Factory, Brooklyn, NY, US ^
TUE Oct 15 – Mercy Lounge, Nashville, TN, US ^
WED Oct 16 – The Earl, East Atlanta, GA, US ^
FRI Oct 18 – The Parish, Austin, TX, US ^
TUE Oct 22 – Rhythm Room, Phoenix, AZ, US ^
THU Oct 24 – The Glass House, Pomona, CA, US ^
* – w/ Unknown Mortal Orchestra
^ – w/ Hanni El Khatib

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