Those Darlins @ Mercury Lounge (more by Tim Griffin)
Those Darlins

"Flowered, lace and opaque tights paired with Converse chucks and cowboy boots trampled onto the stage of the Red Room. Those Darlins, a trio of rude-but-brilliant girls, started off what seemed like a calm, collected night; crowd members sat in a semi-circle around the stairs of the dance floor waiting for the evening to begin.

Within moments, Jessi Darlin on guitar, Kelley Darlin on bass and lead vocals, and Nikki Darlin on baritone ukulele tore the composed mood to shreds. "It's our first day in Canada ever," shouted Kelley to a rowdy crowd, ready and willing to dance the night away with drinks in hand." [guttersnipe]

That's a piece of a review from Those Darlins' November 23rd show in Vancouver with King Kahn & BBQ who finally joined the girls on tour again in San Francisco on November 18th after taking some days off due to trouble with the law (KK & BBQ had planned to play LA on the 17th, but cancelled that one too last minute).

Those Darlins have a few shows left this year, and then kick of a new tour in January of next year with three new NYC & NJ shows scheduled: February 2nd @ the Wonder Bar in Asbury Park, February 3rd @ Maxwell's (tickets on sale now), and February 5th at Bowery Ballroom (tickets on sale now). All dates below...

Those Darlins - 2009/2010 Tour Dates
SAT 12/5 Oxford, MS @ The Lyric w/ Lucero
FRI 12/11 Birmingham, AL @ Zydeco w/ Lucero
SAT 12/12 Murfreesboro, TN @ YEAH! Benefit
THU 1/7 Asheville, NC @ The Grey Eagle
FRI 1/8 Charlotte, NC @ The Evening Muse
SAT 1/9 Columbia, SC @ The Art Bar
THU 1/14 Huntsville, AL @ Crossroads w/The Pine Hill Haints
FRI 1/15 Atlanta, GA @ The Earl w/The Pine Hill Haints
THU 1/28 Johnson City, TN @ The Down Home
FRI 1/29 Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506
SAT 1/30 Charlottesville, VA @ The Southern
SUN 1/31 Washington, DC @ Black Cat Backstage
TUE 2/2 Asbury Park, NJ @ the Wonder Bar
WED 2/3 Hoboken, NJ @ Maxwell's
THU 2/4 Cambridge, MA @ TT The Bears
FRI 2/5 New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
Sat 2/6 Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Neck Tie
TUE 2/9 Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern
WED 2/10 Pontiac, MI @ The Pike Room
THU 2/11 Chicago, IL @ Schuba's
FRI 2/12 Springfield, IL @ Bedrock 66
SAT 2/13 Grinnell, IA @ Grinnell College Gardner Lounge

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