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The Concretes kicking off tour w/ Hooray For Earth (Acrylics playing the NYC show too) — dates, MP3s & stuff

DONWLOAD: The Concretes – “All Day” (MP3)
DONWLOAD: The Concretes – “Good Evening” (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Acrylics – “Nightwatch” (MP3)

The Concretes

It’s been almost four years since singer-songwrtier Victoria Bergstrom (aka Taken By Trees) left the Swedish band she helped found. But The Concretes are still a band and still making new albums with former drummer Lisa Milberg now in the lead slot. Their new album, WYWH, was released in November. Two MP3s from that album are above. A video is below.

The Concretes kick off a North American tour in support of that album, this week in Minneapolis. It hits Bowery Ballroom in NYC on January 22nd. Tickets are still on sale. All dates are listed below.

Hooray For Earth are opening most dates on the tour, including Bowery Ballroom, and have another Brooklyn show coming up at Glasslands on March 8th with Zambri, Rewards, and Lemonade DJs. Hooray For Earth are releasing their debut LP, True Loves, via Dovecote Records on on 5/3. You can grab a song HERE.

Acrylics, who share the label Friendly Fire Recordings with the Concretes, are also opening at the Bowery Show, and you can catch them in Brooklyn at Union Pool on February 5th with Rewards and Blood Orange (aka Lightspeed Champion). Their debut full-length Lives and Treasure is coming out on March 1st. Download “Nightwatch” (which we’ve posted before) from that LP above.

All dates and stuff below…

The Concretes – All Day

Fri 01/14/11 Triple Rock Social Club Minneapolis MN *
Sat 01/15/11 Schubas Tavern Chicago IL Tomorrow Never Knows Festival
Sun 01/16/11 Magic Stick Detroit MI *
Mon 01/17/11 Legendary Horseshoe Tavern Toronto ON *
Tue 01/18/11 Mavericks Ottawa ON * , TBD
Wed 01/19/11 La Sala Rossa Montreal PQ *
Thu 01/20/11 Great Scott Allston MA *
Sat 01/22/11 Bowery Ballroom New York NY *
Mon 01/24/11 Johnny Brendas Philadelphia PA *
Tue 01/25/11 Rock and Roll Hotel Washington DC *
Fri 02/25/11 Rickshaw Stop San Francisco CA
Sat 02/26/11 Doug Fir Lounge Portland OR
Mon 02/28/11 Neumos Seattle WA
Tue 03/01/11 Biltmore Cabaret Vancouver BC
Thu 03/03/11 Blue Lamp Sacramento CA
Fri 03/04/11 Troubadour Los Angeles CA w/ You Say Party!
* w/ Hooray for Earth

Hooray For Earth – 2011 Tour Dates
1/14/2011 | The Triple Rock (w/ The Concretes) | Minneapolis, MN
1/15/2011 | The Empty Bottle (FREE SHOW) | Chicago, IL
1/16/2011 | Magic Stick (w/ The Concretes) | Detroit, MI
1/17/2011 | Horseshoe Tavern (w/ The Concretes) | Toronto, ON
1/18/2011 | Maverick’s (w/ The Concretes) | Ottowa, ON
1/19/2011 | La Salla Rossa (w/ The Concretes) | Montreal, QC
1/20/2011 | Great Scott (w/ The Concretes) | Allston, MA
1/22/2011 | Bowery Ballroom (w/ The Concretes) | New York, NY
1/24/2011 | Johnny Brenda’s (w/ The Concretes) | Philadelphia, PA
1/25/2011 | Rock & Roll Hotel (w/ The Concretes) | Washington, DC
3/8/2011 | Glasslands (w/ Zambri, Rewards, Lemonade DJs) | Brooklyn, NY

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