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Psychedelic Furs touring w/ Lemonheads & Juliana Hatfield (dates); Hatfield releasing covers album

Juliana Hatfield at The Bell House, April 2011 (more by Graeme Flegenheimer)
Juliana Hatfield

The Psychedelic Furs have been touring all year, and having already stopped in the NYC area on two separate occasions this year, they’ll be returning on their fall tour and bringing along some pretty excellent support — The Lemonheads, who will again be joined by Juliana Hatfield. Juliana and The Lemonheads (or more specifically Lemonheads frontman Evan Dando) go pretty far back. Evan played on multiple albums for Juliana’s band the Blake Babies, including 1989’s Earwig and their 2001 reunion album, God Bless the Blake Babies, in addition to her first solo album, Hey Babe. Juliana was also a member of The Lemonheads for their 1992 LP, It’s a Shame About Ray, which The Lemonheads have been touring for the past year. Evan and Juliana again teamed up in 2010 and 2011 for some duet shows together.

The Psychedelic Furs tour with Lemonheads/Juliana Hatfield kicks off in October and hits the NYC area for shows on October 20 at the Capitol Theater in Port Chester and October 21 at Best Buy Theater. Tickets for the Best Buy Theater show go on sale Friday (8/24) at noon with an AmEx presale starting Wednesday (8/22) at 10 Am and an AEG Live presale starting Thursday (8/23) at 10 AM.

In related news, Juliana Hatfield is also releasing a covers album next week (8/28) which includes covers of songs by Teenage Fanclub, Nada Surf, Liz Phair, The Who, Led Zeppelin, and others. You can help fund the record on PledgeMusic. The goal has been met and many of the pledge options are out of stock, but there are still a few options left and pledgers can stream the album ahead of its release date.

A video of Evan and Juliana playing “It’s A Shame About Ray” at the Bell House in 2011 and a list of all dates are below.

Evan & Juliana – “It’s A Shame About Ray” at The Bell House – 1/12/11

The Psychedelic Furs — 2012 Tour Dates
September 21 – Houston, TX @ House of Blues
September 23 – Austin, TX @ Emo’s East
September 25 – Sante Fe, NM @ Sol Santa Fe
September 27 – Chandler, AZ @ Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino
September 28 – Solana Beach, CA @ Belly Up
September 29 – Hollywood, CA @ Hollywood Bowl (with the Go Go’s)
September 30 – Saratoga, CA @ Mountain Winery (with the Go Go’s)
October 4 – Portland, OR @ Alladin Theater
October 5 – Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory
October 6 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox at the Market
October 8 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The State Room
October 9 – Aspen, CO @ Belly Up
October 12 – St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant *
October 14 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue *
October 17 – Royal Oak, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theatre *
October 19 – Glenside, PA @ Keswick Theatre *
October 20 – Port Chester, NY @ Capitol Theater *
October 21 – New York, NY @ Best Buy Theater *
October 22 – Washington, DC @ Howard Theater *
October 24 – Asheville, NC @ Orange Peel *
October 25 – Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse *
October 27 – St. Petersburg, FL @ State Theatre *
October 28 – Miami, FL @ Grand Central *
October 29 – Orlando, FL @ House of Blues *
October 31 – Pensacola, FL @ Vinyl Music Hall
November 2 – New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues
November 4 – Dallas, TX @ Grandta Theater
* – w/ The Lemonheads ft. Juliana Hatfield

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