Isobel Campbell used to be in Belle & Sebastian. She's about to go on her first ever tour of the US as a solo artist. On March 7th, she's releasing “Ballad of the Broken Seas” - a collaboration with the Screaming Trees and Queens of the Stone Age howler Mark Lanegan.

NOTE: tickets still on sale for her show at Joe's Pub show. (and the Southpaw one).

Isobel Campbell

Joining her on tour will be: Eugene Kelly - member of the legendary Vaselines, Eugenius and Captain America, on vocals and guitar, Jim McCulloch of The Groovy Little Numbers and Soup Dragons on guitar and vocals, along with sometime Teenage Fanclub member Dave McGowan (on everything from bass and keyboards to lap steel) and Dave Gormley on drums. In addition to songs from her back catalog, and a few covers, she'll be playing songs from her forthcoming album with Mark. Mark won't be there though (at least not announced).

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TOUR DATES
Sun. 3/5 Chicago, IL - Schuba’s
Tues. 3/7 W. Hollywood - The Troubadour
Wed. 3/8 San Francisco, CA - Café Du Nord
Thurs. 3/9 Seattle, WA - The Triple Door
Wed 3/12 Boston, MA - Remis Auditorium
Thurs 3/13 NY, NY - Joe’s Pub
Tue. 3/14 Phila, PA - World Café Live
Wed 3/15 Brooklyn, NY - Southpaw
(...and probably off to SXSW from there)

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