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Old 97’s playing ‘Too Far to Care’ on tour (dates)

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Too Far To Care was a magical moment for the 97’s. Starry-eyed and flush with confidence thanks to our brand-new deal with Elektra, we felt no fear, just giddy excitement. An adventurous producer and a world champion A&R guy shepherded us through the recording process. And when it was all over, we had captured our little bit of lightning in a bottle. I love Too Far To Care and can’t wait to play it in its entirety across the USA. – Rhett Miller

It’s the 15th anniversary of what is generally regarded as the finest work by Old 97’s and, like so many longtime musicians these days, the band are celebrating by dusting off the record and taking it out on tour, playing it front-to-back. One of the tour’s stops is in NYC at Webster Hall on October 23 with Salim Nourallah and an opening acoustic set by Old ’97s frontman Rhett Miller. Tickets for that show go on sale Friday (6/29) at noon with an AmEx presale beginning today (6/27) at noon.

In addition to the tour, Too Far to Care, is getting the deluxe reissue treatment this fall, including its first-ever vinyl pressing. Tour poster, plus all Old 97’s tour dates are listed below.

Old ’97s – 2012 Tour Dates
Too Far To Care 15th Anniversary Tour Dates:
With Those Darlins supporting:
August 24th – Dallas, TX — House Of Blues
August 25th – San Antonio, TX — Sam’s Burger Joint
August 26th – El Paso, TX — Tircky Falls
August 28th – Phoenix, AZ — The Crescent Ballroom
August 29th – Solana Beach, CA — Belly Up Tavern
August 30th – Santa Ana, CA — The Observatory
August 31st – Los Angeles, CA — El Rey Theatre
September 1st – Los Angeles, CA — El Rey Theatre
September 2nd – San Francisco, CA — The Fillmore
September 4th – Seattle, WA – The Showbox @ The Market
September 5th – Vancouver, BC – Venue
September 6th – Portland, OR – Roseland Theatre
September 7th – Boise, ID – Knitting Factory
September 8th – Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge
September 10th – Boulder, CO – Boulder Theater
September 11th – Omaha, NE – The Slowdown
September 12th – Columbia, MO — The Blue Note
October 12-14th – Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Festival
With Salim Nourallah supporting:
October 16th – St. Louis, MO – The Pageant
October 17th – Madison, WI – Capitol Theater
October 18th – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
October 19th – Chicago, IL – Vic Theatre
October 20th – Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall
October 22nd – Boston, MA – Royale Night Club
October 23rd – New York, NY – Webster Hall
October 25th – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
October 26th – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
October 27th – Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
October 29th – Nashville, TN – Cannery Ballroom

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