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The Head and the Heart

"Call The Head and the Heart the poster child of indie rock. Not only has the band opened up for The Decemberists, Iron & Wine and The Walkmen, but it's also on the cover of Billboard's new independent music issue. The sextet got its start playing in coffee shops. All of the bandmates but violinist Charity Rose Thielen have a fondness for facial hair. And the group is based in Seattle. "So many bands that we like come from here," says frontman Josiah Johnson, 26, a California transplant who found his way to Seattle by way of grad school. "This area has a strong independent spirit."" [USA Today]

As mentioned, The Head and the Heart are heading out on tour with Thao with the Get Down Stay Down and that tour hits NYC on September 26 at MHOW and September 27 at Bowery Ballroom. They've since added a third NYC show on September 28 at Bowery Ballroom. TIckets are still on sale for the MHOW show, sold out for the 9/27 Bowery show, and go on sale Friday (7/22) at noon for the 9/28 Bowery show with an AmEx pre-sale starting Wednesday (7/20) at noon.

Updated tour dates below...

The Head & The Heart -- 2011 Tour Dates
Jul 12 Harley (UK), Sheffield , United Kingdom
Jul 13 Thekla Social, Bristol, United Kingdom
Jul 14 Prince Albert, Brighton, United Kingdom
Jul 17 Somerset House, London, United Kingdom
Jul 22 Capitol Hill Block Party, Seattle, WA
Jul 23 Calgary Folk Music Festival, Calgary, Canada
Jul 24 Calgary Folk Music Festival, Calgary, Canada
Jul 25 Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL
Jul 26 Jacobs Pavilion, Cleveland, OH
Jul 27 Interlochen Center for the Arts, Interlochen, MI
Jul 30 Bearsville Theater, Woodstock, NY
Jul 31 Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Aug 01 Artpark, Lewiston, NY
Aug 03 N Telos Wireless Pavilion, Charlottesville, VA
Aug 04 PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music, Cincinnati, OH
Aug 05 Lawn at White River State, Indianapolis, IN
Aug 07 Varsity, Minneapolis, MNAug 12 Doe Bay Fest, Olga, WA
Aug 13 Doe Bay Fest, Olga, WA
Sep 03 F Yeah Fest, Los Angeles, CA
Sep 18 Austin City Limits, Austin, TX
Tue 09/20/11 NEW ORLEANS, LA One Eyed Jacks
Wed 09/21/11 ATLANTA, GA The Variety Playhouse
Thu 09/22/11 CHAPEL HILL, NC Lincoln Theatre
Fri 09/23/11 WASHINGTON, DC 9:30 Club
Mon 09/26/11 BROOKLYN, NY Hall of Williamsburg
Tue 09/27/11 NEW YORK, NY Bowery Ballroom
Wed 09/28/11 NEW YORK, NY Bowery Ballroom
Mon 10/03/11 GRAND RAPIDS, MI Calvin College
Thu 10/06/11 MILWAUKEE, WI Turner Hall
Fri 10/07/11 MADISON, WI The Majestic
Sun 10/09/11 OMAHA, NE The Waiting Room
Mon 10/10/11 DENVER, CO The Gothic
Tue 10/18/11 EUGENE, OR WOW Hall
Wed 10/19/11 PORTLAND, OR Crystal Ballroom
Thu 10/20/11 VANCOUVER BC The Commodore Ballroom

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