The Long Winters (Roderick second from left)
The Long Winters

The Long Winters frontman John Roderick will play a few shows with Aimee Mann in January followed by a headlining show at Mercury Lounge on 1/28/12. Tickets for the NYC show are on sale. All dates are listed below.

1/28 is the same date that Aimee plays a NYC show at Zankel Hall which is one day after she plays Music Hall of Williamsburg (both shows are without John and now sold out or close to sold out). Aimee has also announced a NJ show in Red Bank and other dates since we last spoke. They are all listed below.

Back to John Roderick for a second. You can buy his guitar on eBay...

Do you want to play guitar like John Roderick? Sorry, can't be done. But, you can play his guitar as much as you'd like! Just win his solid body Hohner EX Artist electric guitar, whose unique sound has appeared in The Long Winter's recordings. Small Print: Guitar has been used. It's got a few scrapes (nothing that's visible from a stadium seat - see photos), needs a set-up (easy!), but has been lovingly modified - with embellished pick-ups (blood red nail polish, an 80's classic). Comes with a Gibson Explorer Guitar case (some use on outside, but like new on inside with instructions for programming the unused combo lock). Don't let THIS ONE get away. Donated by John to benefit Suz, all proceeds help her recover from severe illness. Thanks for lookin'!

John has also been keeping busy collaborating with Jonathan Coulton. John appear's on Jon's new album Artificial Heart, as do Sara Quin of Tegan and Sara and John Flansburgh of They Might Be Giants who Jonathan is opening for at Terminal 5 in NYC on March 10th. Tickets are still on sale. TMBG have also announced more dates since we last spoke, They're all listed below.

Roderick also appears in Coulton's new video for "Nemeses" which came out before the even newer Coulton video for "Sticking it to Myself", both of which can be watched, with all the tour dates below...

Jonathan Coulton - "Nemeses" Official Video

Jonathan Coulton w/ Phil Hernandez - Sticking It to Myself

John Roderick - 2012 Tour Dates
Mon Jan 23 '12 (TBD) Annapolis, MD Rams Head On Stage *
Wed Jan 25 '12 (7:30pm) Alexandria, VA Birchmere *
Thu Jan 26 '12 (8:00pm) Philadelphia, PA World Cafe Live Downstairs *
Sat Jan 28 '12 (8:30pm) New York, NY The Mercury Lounge
* w/ Aimee Mann

Aimee Mann -- 2012 Tour Dates
10 DECEMBER 2011 The Aimee Mann Christmas Show The Wiltern, Los Angeles, CA
An annual holiday tradition with music by Aimee Mann and special guests Paul F Tompkins, Michael Penn, Tim Heidecker, and many more!
13 JANUARY 2012 Red Bank, NJ Two River Theater
14 JANUARY 2012 Port Washington, NY Landmark on Main Street
15 JANUARY 2012 Mamaroneck, NY Emelin Theatre
17 JANUARY 2012 Northampton, MA The Iron Horse Music Hall
18 JANUARY 2012 Brownfield, ME Stone Mountain Arts Center
19 JANUARY 2012 Somerville, MA Somerville Theatre
20 JANUARY 2012 Ridgefield, CT Ridgefield Playhouse
21 JANUARY 2012 Woodstock, NY Bearsville Theatre
23 JANUARY 2012 Annapolis, MD Rams Head On Stage
25 JANUARY 2012 Alexandria, VA, The Birchmere
26 JANUARY 2012 Philadelphia, PA World Cafe Live
27 JANUARY 2012 Brooklyn, NY Music Hall of Williamsburg
28 JANUARY 2012 New York, NY Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall

They Might Be Giants -- 2012 Tour Dates
Jan 27: Santa Cruz, CA - The Rio Theatre (14+)
Jan 28: Los Angeles, CA - Special Family Show - Royce Hall UCLA
Jan 28: Los Angeles, CA - 30th Anniversary Show - Royce Hall UCLA
Jan 29: Tempe, AZ - Marquee Theatre (14+)
Jan 30: Tucson, AZ - The Rialto Theatre (14+)
Feb 1: Tulsa, OK (Rescheduled from Sept.) - Cain's Ballroom (14+)
Feb 2: Dallas, TX - The Granada Theatre (14+)
Feb 3: Austin, TX - La Zona Rosa (14+)
Feb 4: New Orleans, LA - Tipitina's (18+)
Feb 7: Tampa, FL - The Ritz Ybor (14+)
Feb 8: Orlando, FL - Hard Rock Live (14+)
Feb 9: Ponte Vedra Beach, FL - Ponte Vedra Concert Hall (14+)
Feb 10: Atlanta, GA - Variety Playhouse (14+)
Feb 11: Atlanta, GA - Variety Playhouse (14+)
Feb 12: Chattanooga, TN - Track 29 (14+)
Feb 14: Charlotte, NC - McGlohan Theater at Spirit Square (14+)
Feb 15: Raleigh, NC - Lincoln Theatre
Feb 16: Charlottesville, VA - Jefferson Theatre (14+)
Feb 17: Baltimore, MD - Ram's Head Live (14+)
Mar 8: Northampton, MA - Calvin Theater (14+)
Mar 9: Providence, RI - Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel (14+)
Mar 10: New York, NY - Terminal 5 (14+)

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