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Tour Updates: Deerhoof, Dan Deacon

In a persistent effort to hammer tunes from the band’s new record Friend Opportunity into fans’ earlobes nationwide, choice-happy K Records outfit Deerhoof will hit the road this fall for a 12-date outing. Saddling up alongside Bloc Party for the tour’s first half, which will roll through cities like Houston, Tulsa, and Toronto, Deerhoof will then embark on a solo leg, set to commence in Pontiac, MI Sept. 30. From there, the trio will cruise along Midwestern roads leading into Madison and Minneapolis before heading south through Denver and finally wrapping in Salt Lake City Oct. 6.

Deerhoof tour dates:

9/21, Houston, TX (Warehouse Live) #^
9/22, Dallas, TX (House of Blues) #^
9/23, Tulsa, OK (Cain’s Ballroom) *#
9/25, Nashville, TN (City Hall) *#
9/26, Covington, KY (Madison Theatre) *#
9/28, Toronto, ON (Ricoh Coliseum) *#
9/29, London, ON (John Labatt Centre) *#
9/30, Pontiac, MI (Eagle Theater)
10/1, Madison, WI (Rathskeller/University of Wisconsin Memorial Union)
10/2, Minneapolis, MN (McGuire Theater at Walker Art Center)
10/4, Denver, CO (Bluebird)
10/6, Salt Lake City, UT (In the Venue)

(# w/ Bloc Party)
(^ w/ J Versus K)
(* w/ Smoosh)

Baltimore’s electro-geek extraordinaire Dan Deacon has added a handful of gigs to his previously announced outing alongside the recently out-swung mix-mash DJ Greg Gillis, a.k.a. Girl Talk, Pitchfork reports. The extra dates, featuring only two shows alongside his current partner in electro crime, includes gigs in Minneapolis, Iowa City, St. Louis, and Bennington, VT, among others.

Dan Deacon tour dates:

10/4, Oberlin, OH (Dionysus Disco)
10/5, Minneapolis, MN (First Avenue) *
10/6, Iowa City, IA (The Picador) *$
10/11, St. Louis, MO (The Billiken Club)
10/12, Grinnell, IA (Gardner Lounge/Grinnell College)
10/19, Bennington, VT (Bennington College Student Center)
10/20, Alfred, NY (Knight Club/Alfred University)

(* w/ Girl Talk)
($ w/ Old Time Relijun)

On the Web:
Deerhoof at
Dan Deacon at MySpace

Talk: Dan Deacon vs. Girl Talk: who should really be headlining?