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JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound released ‘Howl,’ made a video starring Aubrey Plaza, playing NYC after Firefly fest (dates)

JC Brooks at BV Chicago SXSW 2013 (more by Sara Pieper)
JC Brooks

Chicago’s self-described “post-punk soul” band JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound released their third full-length, Howl, last month via Bloodshot Records. The LP was tracked at Montreal’s famed Hotel2Tango Studios by producer Howard Bilerman (Arcade Fire, Wolf Parade, Godspeed You! Black Emperor). You can stream the whole album via Spotify or Rdio. The band, who played BV Chicago’s SXSW 2013 day party, also just made a video for “Rouse Yourself” that stars Jake Johnson (The New Girl) and Aubrey Plaza (Parks & Recreation) which you can watch over at Entertainment Weekly.

This weekend, JC Brooks and The Uptown Sound will be on the East Coast for the Firefly Music Festival, and will then hit NYC for a show at Mercury Lounge on Saturday (6/22) with The Bottom Dollars. Tickets for that show are still available. All upcoming dates are listed below…

JC Brooks and The Uptown Sound – 2013 Tour Dates
Jun 19, 2013 9:00 PM Smiling Moose Pittsburgh, PA
Jun 21, 2013 1:30 PM firefly music festival Dover, DE
Jun 22, 2013 7:30 PM Mercury Lounge New York, NY,
Jun 23, 2013 8:00 PM Rock and Roll Hotel Washington, DC
Jun 28, 2013 9:30 PM Ann Arbor Summer Festival – Top of the Park Ann Arbor, MI
Jun 29, 2013 6:30 PM Northside Opti Park Indianapolis, IN
Jun 30, 2013 8:00 PM Summerfest Milwaukee, USA,
Jul 4, 2013 7:00 PM Waterfront Park – Louisville Louisville, KY,
Jul 6, 2013 7:00 PM Firecracker 500 Festival Iowa City, IA
Jul 11, 2013 8:00 PM Pyramid Scheme Bar Grand Rapids, MI
Jul 12, 2013 9:00 PM Horseshoe Tavern Toronto, ON
Jul 13, 2013 6:30 PM Highland Bowl Amphitheater Rochester, NY,
Jul 20, 2013 8:00 PM Sheffield Garden Walk Chicago, IL
Aug 9, 2013 7:30 PM Off Broadway Saint Louis, MO,
Aug 11, 2013 3:00 PM Mile of Music Appleton, WI
Aug 14, 2013 7:00 PM The Triple Door Seattle, WA
Aug 15, 2013 TBA Crystal Ballroom / Lola’s Room Portland, OR
Oct 6, 2013 TBA Austin City Limits Music Festival Austin, TX
Oct 13, 2013 TBA Austin City Limits Music Festival Austin, TX
Oct 20, 2013 8:00 PM Het Depot Leuven, Belgium

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