Augustines, Formerly We Are Augustines, Soar on Indie-Rock Anthem 'Cruel City'

Seattle trio's self-titled follow-up to 'Rise Ye Sunken Ships' arrives in January

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The band members formerly known as We Are Augustines moved from Brooklyn to Seattle since their 2011 debut Rise Ye Sunken Ships. "Cruel City," the first track from the now-just Augustines' upcoming self-titled album, bears traces of both hometowns. The scrappy vitality of the Pacific Northwest indie-rock scene meets the type of gruff yet sophisticated rafter-raising you might expect from the National. The group, formed out of the breakup of Brooklyn's Pela, will release its sophomore LP on January 21, 2014, via Votiv/Oxcart. In the meantime, catch them on tour supporting likeminded Scottish wordsmiths Frightened Rabbit.

Augustines' tour dates with Frightened Rabbit:

September 24 - Edmonton, AB @ Union Hall
September 25 - Calgary, AB @ MacEwan Ballroom
September 26 - Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory
September 27 - Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory
September 28 - Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades
September 30 - San Francisco, CA @ Warfield Theatre
October 1 - Hollywood, CA @ Avalon
October 3 - Pomona, CA @ The Glass House
October 4 - Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre
October 6 - Tulsa, OK @ Guthrie Green
October 7 - Dallas, TX @ Prophet Bar
October 9 - Athens, GA @ 40 Watt Club
October 10 - Jacksonville, FL @ Free Bird Café
October 11 - Ft. Lauderdale @ Culture Room
October 12 - Orlando, FL @ Beacham Theater
October 14 - Charlottesville, VA @ Jefferson Theater
October 15 - Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
October 17 - Toronto, ON @ Kool Haus
October 18 - London, ON @ London Music Hall
October 19 - Rochester, NY @ Water Street Music Hall
October 21 - Boston, MA @ Paradise
October 24 - New York, NY @ Webster Hall
October 26 - Asbury Park, NJ @ Stone Pony
October 27 - Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory
October 29 - Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club

 

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