Takka Takka has three NYC shows coming up at the moment. The first is the previously-mentioned Guilt By Association party this Saturday night at Music Hall of Williamsburg that Jukebox the Ghost, Lowry, and Robbers on High Street are also playing. It's a "Guilt by Association" party because that's the name of the new album that all the artists on the bill contribute a cover track to. Tickets are still on sale.

Almost a month later Takka plays a show at Mercury Lounge. It's February 27th with the Swirlies. And the third show is March 15th at Cake Shop. That one is also the first night of a tour they're going on with Sister Suvi that will bring both bands from NY to SXSW (and then also other places).

Sister Suvi is Patrick Gregoire of Islands' other band. Here's a live review...

Montreal/Toronto three-piece Sister Suvi blessed the hundred-plus patrons at the expansive Hart House performance hall with a relentless display of innovative, energetic (and alternating) instrumentation, so much so that lead singer Merrill was tinged crimson by the second song. Her comedic character carried the songs with impressive gusto, and her ukulele skills were not to be scoffed at, especially when she pulled out her violin bow and went to town with an even more animated display of performance power. [NOW Toronto]

All dates below...

Takka Takka - 2009 Tour Dates
1/31 - Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg Guilt by Association show w/ Jukebox The Ghost, Lowry, Robbers On High Street
2/27 - NY, NY - Mercury Lounge w/ the Swirlies, Gregory and the Hawk, Autodrone

Takka Takka & Sister Suvi - 2009 Tour Dates
3/15 - New York, NY - Cakeshop
3/16 - Philadelphia, PA - Kung Fu Necktie
3/17 - Chapel Hill, NC - Local 506
3/18 - Athens, GA - Caledonia Lounge
3/19 - Austin, TX - SXSW
3/20 - Austin, TX - SXSW
3/21 - Austin, TX - SXSW
3/22 - Dallas, TX - Mountain House
3/24 - Bloomington, IN - Rachel's Cafet
3/26 - Chicago, IL - Av-Aerie
3/27 - Pontiac, MI - AC Rich
3/28 - Toronto - TDB
3/29 - Montreal, QC - Il Motore

Sister Suvi & Shapes and Sizes - 2009 Tour Dates
3/12 - Burlington, VT - 5th Element
3/13 - Portland, ME - Space

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