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Sparklehorse Announces North American Tour

Mark "Sparklehorse" Linkous is set to take Jesse Sykes & the Sweet Hereafter on the road with him.

Sparklehorse will tour behind one of this year’s dreamiest pop gems, Dreamt for Light Years in the Belly of a Mountain, when he hits the road on his first proper U.S. tour in five years. The singer will bring Jesse Sykes & the Sweet Hereafter, who are set to release Like, Love, Lust & The Open Halls of the Soul Feb. 6, with him, and together they’ll play gigs in 23 cities. The tour kicks off Feb. 2 in Austin, TX and wraps up March 4 in Atlanta.

Here are the tour dates: 2/2, Austin, TX (Antone’s)
2/3, Dallas, TX (Gypsy Tea Room)
2/5, Santa Fe, NM (Santa Fe Brewing Company)
2/6, Tempe, AZ (Clubhouse Music Venue)
2/7, Solana Beach, CA (Belly Up Tavern)
2/9, Hollywood, CA (Henry Fonda Theatre)
2/10, San Francisco, CA (The Fillmore)
2/13, Portland, OR (Wonder Ballroom)
2/14, Seattle, WA (The Showbox)
2/15, Vancouver, BC (Richard’s on Richards Cabaret)
2/17, Denver, CO (Gothic Theatre)
2/19, Minneapolis, MN (First Avenue)
2/20, Madison, WI (High Noon Saloon)
2/21, Chicago, IL (Metro)
2/22, Detroit, MI (Saint Andrews Hall)
2/23, Toronto, ON (Mod Club Theatre)
2/24, Montreal, QC (Club Soda)
2/26, Boston, MA (The Paradise)
2/27, New York (Webster Hall)
3/1, Baltimore, MD (Ram’s Head Live)
3/2, Carrboro, NC (Cat’s Cradle)
3/3, Charleston, SC (The Music Farm)
3/4, Atlanta, GA (Variety Playhouse)

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On SPIN.com:
New Streams from Sparklehorse
The 40 Best Albums of 2006
Seattle Slew

On the Web:
sparklehorse.com
jessesykes.com

>> Listen to Sparklehorse on Napster
>> Listen to Jesse Sykes & the Sweet Hereafter on Napster

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