Thursday, January 15, 2009

January Goes Pop

The New Pornographers frontman Carl Newman aka A.C. Newman is set to return with his second solo album Get Guilty. The album's release is set for this Tuesday, Inauguration Day via Matador. Get Guilty was recorded last summer at Brooklyn's Seaside Lounge with Phil Palazzolo. Some notable guests show up on the new album including Jon Wurster (Superchunk), Nicole Adkins and Mates of State. Newman is streaming two of the albums tracks, Submarines of Stockholm andThere are Maybe Ten or Twelve over at his Myspace page.

On February 20th A.C. Newman will kick off a tour in support of Get Guilty in Vancouver before playing two Boston area shows in March.

A.C. Newman Tour Dates
* 2/20 Vancouver, BC The Biltmore*
* 2/21 Seattle, WA Neumos*
* 2/22 Portland, OR Doug Fir Lounge*
* 2/24 Sacramento, CA Harlow’s*
* 2/25 San Diego, CA Casbah*
* 2/26 Los Angeles, CA Troubadour*
* 2/27 Santa Barbara, CA Club Mercy*
* 2/28 San Francisco, CA The Independent*
* 3/1 Eugene, OR John Henry’s*
* 3/10 Ithaca, NY Castaways*
* 3/11 Toronto, ON Lee’s Palace*
* 3/12 Montreal, QC Il Motore*
* 3/13 Providence, RI Club Hell*
* 3/14 Boston, MA Paradise*
* 3/15 New York, NY Bowery Ballroom*
* 3/17 Philadelphia, PA Johnny Brenda’s**
* 3/18 Washington, DC Black Cat **
* 3/19 Chapel Hill, NC Cat’s Cradle**
* 3/20 Atlanta, GA The Earl**
* 3/21 Nashville, TN Mercy Lounge**
* 3/22 St. Louis, MO Blueberry Hill**
* 3/24 Minneapolis, MN 400 Bar**
* 3/25 Chicago, IL Logan Square Auditorium**
* 3/26 Pontiac, MI The Pike Room at The Crofoot**
* 3/27 Cleveland, OH Grog Shop**
* 3/28 Pittsburgh, PA Andy Warhol Museum**

* with Dent May & His Magnificent Ukulele
** with The Broken West

A.C. Newman performing Like a Hitman, Like a Dancer from Get Guilty on Pitchforktv

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