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BEASTIE BOYS ADD DATES TO SOLD OUT TOUR!

$1 FROM EVERY TICKET TO GO DIRECTLY TO ECOFUND VIA ARIA
Fans And Media Encouraged To Bring Old Phones, PDAs For Recycling
www.reverbrock.org/beastieboys/

Having sold virtually every ticket for their recently announced tour dates in support of the all-new all-instrumental The Mix-Up, Beastie Boys have announced additional full-scale shows and Gala Event Exclusive Instrumental Shows in a number of cities (See full itinerary below).

In other news, in an effort to lessen the tour’s impact on the environment, Beastie Boys will make a $1.00 charitable donation from every ticket to an EcoFund through the non-profit organization ARIA (Artists Resources in Action) which supports Reverb, the outreach program to educate and engage musicians and their fans to promote environmental sustainability and fund local nonprofit organizations in the cities the tour visits. This will include offsetting CO2 emissions from band, crew and gear travel as well as the powering of the concerts; coordinating BioDiesel to be used in touring vehicles; arranging for voter registration at all shows; coordinating local and national non-profit organizations to conduct environmental and social justice education and outreach at shows; and the funding of non-profit organizations working to achieve environmental sustainability.

Beastie Boys encourage fans-as well as media attending the on-site media roundtable/press conferences currently being scheduled in select markets–to bring old mobile phones, PDAs and related accessories to the shows, where they can be collected at on-site recycling booths. For more info on Beastie Boys cellular recycling efforts, visit www.reverbrock.org/beastieboys or on cellular recycling in general, visit collectivegood.com.

The updated itinerary is now as follows:

August 1st – Philadelphia, PA – Festival Pier
August 2nd – Atlantic City, NJ – The Borgata – A Gala Event – Exclusive Instrumental Show
August 4th – Baltimore, MD – Virgin Festival_
August 5th- Boston, MA – Boston Opera House – A Gala Event – Exclusive Instrumental Show – Appropriate Dress
August 6th – Boston, MA – Bank of America Pavilion
August 8th – New York, NY – Central Park Summerstage
August 9th – Brooklyn, NY – McCarren Pool
August 10th- NYC – Hammerstein Ballroom – A Gala Event – Exclusive Instrumental Show
August 16th – Denver, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheater
August 17th – Denver, CO – Fillmore – A Gala Event – Exclusive Instrumental Show
August 19th – Los Angeles, CA- Greek Theater
August 20th – Los Angeles, CA- Greek Theater
August 21st – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern – A Gala Event – Exclusive Instrumental Show
August 23rd – Santa Barbara, CA – Santa Barbara County Bowl
August 24th – San Francisco, CA – Warfield – A Gala Event – Exclusive Instrumental Show
August 25th – Berkeley, CA – Greek Theater

ARCADE FIRE ANNOUNCES NEW YORK CITY DATE!

SATURDAY OCTOBER 6 AT RANDALL’S ISLAND
ONLINE PRE-SALE TO BEGIN JULY 24

Arcade Fire continues to flesh out its fall tour itinerary with a headlining date at New York City’s Randall’s Island being the latest in a new batch of U.S. dates accompanying the previously announced shows at Red Rocks, the Hollywood Bowl in LA, St. Paul MN, Louisville KY and Columbus OH. LCD Soundsystem will support on all dates, listed below, and additional shows will be announced soon.
Arcade Fire is currently in the midst of a UK/Europe festival tour that concludes with the Reading and Leeds Festivals on Aug. 25 & 26. Prior to the U.S. headline dates, they will appear at the Austin City Limits festival on Sept. 15, and will tape an appearance that weekend for an episode of Austin City Limits to air in December (exact date TBD).

In order to make the headline dgfev online casino shows more accessible and to keep service charges low, Arcade Fire will make a limited number of tickets available for purchase prior directly through http://www.arcadefire.tickets.musictoday.com prior to tickets going on sale to the general public. Ticket pre-sale and general on-sale dates are listed below where applicable.

September 15 – Austin TX – Austin City Limits festival
September 17 – Morrison CO – Red Rocks
September 20 – Los Angeles CA – Hollywood Bowl

September 30 – St. Paul, MN – Roy Wilkins Auditorium at RiverCent
(online presale 7/25-7/27, general on-sale 7/28)

October 3 – Louisville KY – Waterfront Park
(online presale 7/23 – 7/27, general on-sale 7/28)

October 5 – Columbus OH – LC Pavilion
(online presale 7/31 – 8/3, general on-sale 8/4)

October 6 – New York NY – Randall’s Island
(online presale 7/24-26. general onsale 7/27)
For more information, contact Steve Martin or Eliot Wadsworth at nasty little man
phone: 212 343 0740 email: eliot@nastylittleman.com

SPOON UPDATE!

On behalf of Spoon, we’d like to thank you all for all the really great coverage! As you all know, Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga hit stores yesterday, and we couldn’t be happier with the way everything has come together. Here’s what’s happening this week in the world of Spoon:
Also this week, they will be playing San Francisco’s Cafe Du Nord on Saturday, July 14th.

The rest of the tour is as follows (please note NEW dates!)
07/11/07 – New York, NY – River to River Festival
07/14/07 – San Francisco, CA – Cafe Du Nord
07/28/07 – Seattle, WA – Capitol Hill Block Party
08/04/07 – Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza
08/05/07 – Baltimore, MD – Virgin Festival
08/10/07 – Oslo, Norway – Oyafestivalen
08/11/07 – Gothenburg, Sweden – Way Out West Festival
08/12/07 – Leicester, UK – Summer Sundae Weekender
08/14/07 – Paredes De Coura, Portugal – Paredes De Coura
08/16/07 – London, UK – Cargo
08/18/07 – Hasselt, Belgium – Pukkelpop Festival
09/06/07 – Portland, OR – MusicFest NW
09/07/07 – Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
09/08/07 – Victoria, BC – Sugar
09/10/07 – Los Angeles, CA – Henry Fonda Theater
09/11/07 – Los Angeles, CA – Henry Fonda Theater
09/14/07 – Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Festival
09/15/07 – Morrison, CO – Monolith Festival
09/16/07 – San Francisco, CA – Treasure Island Festival
10/10/07 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
10/11/07 – Mineeapolis, MN – First Avenue
10/13/07 – Detroit, MI – Majestic
10/15/07 – Toronto, ON – Phoenix
10/16/07 – Montreal, QC – Le National
10/17/07 – Boston, MA – Roxy
10/19/07 – Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
10/20/07 – New York, NY – Roseland Ballroom
10/24/07 – Asheville, NC – The Orange Peel
10/26/07 – Nasvhille, TN – Cannery Ballroom
10/27/07 – New Orleans, LA – Voodoo Festival
11/01/07 – Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
11/02/07 – Dallas, TX – House of Blues

JIMMY EAT WORLD ANNOUNCES SUMMER TOUR DATES!

Jimmy Eat World has announced a run of summer tour dates to road test some new material and shake off the studio cobwebs. The Arizona quartet is currently completing work on its follow up to the gold-certified Futures, which has sold over 600,000 copies in the U.S. since its Oct. 2004 release and landed on ROLLING STONE, BLENDER and SPIN’s Best of 2004 lists. Futures itself came in the wake of the band’s 2001 breakthrough album Jimmy Eat World (originally titled Bleed American).
After the US tour the band ventures to South Africa, where they have three festival shows scheduled. Finally they’ll continue on to a run of European and UK festivals that culminates with appearances at Reading and Leeds in late August.
Confirmed tour dates listed below, all shows are all ages except as noted.
July 18 – Albuquerque NM – Sunshine Theatre
July 19 – Denver CO – Gothic Theatre (16+)
July 20 – Lawrence KS – Granada Theatre
July 21 – Omaha NB – Slowdown
July 23 – Minneapolis MN – Fineline Music Café
July 24 – Milwaukee WI – Pabst Theatre
July 25 – Chicago IL – Park West
July 27 – Newport KY – Southgate House (Light Bright Festival, 18+)
July 28 – Knoxville TN – Bijou Theatre
July 30 – Austin TX – Emo’s Alternative
July 31 – Dallas TX – Granada Theatre
August 3 – Mesa AZ – Mesa Arts Center
August 9 – Northam, South Africa
August 10 – Johannesburg, South Africa
August 11 – Cape Town, South Africa
August 16 – Frequency Festival, Austria
August 17 – Gampel Festival, Switzerland
August 18 – Lowlands Festival, Holland
August 19 – Highfield Festival, Germany
August 21 – Stollwerk – Cologne, Germany
August 24 – Reading Festival, UK
August 25 – Leeds Festival, UK
For further information, contact Steve Martin or Eliot Wadsworth at nasty little man

Phone: 212 343 0740    email: eliot@nastylittleman.com

FOO FIGHTERS ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM!

ECHOES, SILENCE, PATIENCE AND GRACE SLATED FOR SEPT. 25th RELEASE
UK FESTIVAL DATES CONFIRMED

The Colour And The Shape 10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition In Stores July 10

Foo Fighters have announced the title and track listing for their forthcoming new album, which will be released September 25th on Roswell/RCA. Echoes, Silence, Patience And Grace is the band’s sixth studio release and marks the first time the band has worked with producer Gil Norton since 1997’s double platinum The Colour And The Shape, which is reissued this week as a remastered 10th anniversary deluxe edition featuring six bonus tracks.

The band has kept busy since its previous studio effort, the platinum-plus double disc In Your Honor, which was released in June 2005. Following a record release/Foo Fighters 10th Anniversary blowout at Roswell, NM’s Area 51, the band spent the remainder of 2005 headlining arenas the world over on their biggest-selling tour to date. 2006 included an intimate theater tour showcasing material from In Your Honor’s quieter second disc alongside unique acoustic-based arrangements of favorites from the entire Foo Fighters canon, as documented on the live CD and DVD releases Skin And Bones. They also found time to play to the largest British concert audience of 2006, when they headlined London’s Hyde Park for a crowd of 85,000 people.

As previously announced, the Foos appeared at London’s Live Earth concert July 7 at Wembley Stadium, and are also confirmed to headline a select batch UK festivals in August (see dates below).
The track list for Echoes, Silence, Patience And Grace is below, sequence remains TBD:

The Pretender
Let It Die
Erase/Replace
Long Road To Ruin
Come Alive
Stranger Things Have Happened
Cheer Up, Boys (Your Make-Up Is Running)
Summers End
Ballad Of The Beaconsfield Miners
Statues
But, Honestly
Home
Confirmed headlining tour dates:
Aug 18 – Chelmsford, UK – Virgin Festival 2007
Aug 19 – Stafford, UK – Virgin Festival 2007
Aug 21 – Edinburgh, Scotland – T On The Fringe
Aug 22 – Dublin, Ireland – Marlay Park

For more information on Echoes, Silence, Patience And Grace, please
contact Steve Martin or Eliot Wadsworth at nasty little man
Email: eliot@nastylittleman.com  Phone: 212.343.0740

RYAN ADAMS TOUR EXTENDED, EASY TIGER #7 DEBUT

RYAN ADAMS SUMMER TOUR EXPANDED THROUGH AUGUST
ADDITIONAL DATES ADDED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND
NEW ALBUM EASY TIGER POSTS BEST SALES WEEK, HIGHEST CHART DEBUT TO DATE

In the wake of universal critical praise, Ryan Adams’ new album Easy Tiger debuted at #7 on SoundScan’s Top 200 Current Albums chart with over 61,000 sales in its first week on shelves. This is Adams’ largest single week sales figure, and highest chart position, to date. Adams is currently on tour with the Cardinals and has announced additional dates running into early August.

Easy Tiger has been hailed as a new high-water mark for Adams; Q gave the album four stars and wrote “the bad boy is back, and he’s really, really good.” On our shores Rolling Stone weighed in, noting that “perhaps thanks to maturity, sobriety or both, Adams’ voice sounds better than ever.” The Associated Press called Easy Tiger “the most cohesive and intricately arranged album he’s ever made” and Time proclaimed it “a career breakthrough.”

See announced tour dates below and stay tuned to www.ryan-adams.com for further confirmations and info on ticket sales.

July 10 – Charlottesville VA – Paramount Theatre (SOLD OUT)
July 11 – Louisville KY – Brown Theater
July 12 – Germantown TN – Germantown Performing Arts Ctr (SOLD OUT)
July 14 – Austin TX – Paramount Theatre (SOLD OUT)
July 19 – Los Angeles CA – Wilshire Theater (SOLD OUT)
July 21 – Santa Cruz CA – Catalyst
July 23 – San Francisco CA – Herbst Theater (SOLD OUT)
July 24 – Berkeley CA – Berkeley Community Theater
July 26 – Portland OR – Aladdin Theater (SOLD OUT)
July 27 – Seattle WA – Moore Theater (SOLD OUT)
July 28 – Vancouver BC – Orpheum Theater
July 30 – Boise ID – Big Easy
July 31 – Salt Lake City UT – Red Butte Garden
August 2 – Boulder CO – Fox Theater (AAA Convention)
August 3 – Morrison CO – Red Rocks
Sept 1 – Turin NY – moe.down

The Cardinals are:

Neal Casal – guitar
Brad Pemberton – drums
Chris Feinstein – bass
Jon Graboff – pedal steel
Jamie Candiloro – piano

For more information on these tour dates and Easy Tiger contact Steve Martin or Eliot Wadsworth at nasty little man.
Email: eliot@nastylittleman.com
Phone: 212.343.0740

BEASTIE BOYS ANNOUNCE ADDITIONAL U.S. DATES!

The Mix-Up Instrumental Album OUT NOW

Having sold virtually every ticket for their recently announced tour dates, Beastie Boys have now confirmed a series of additional Gala Event Exclusive Instrumental Shows in smaller, more intimate venues–as well as a full on extravaganza Aug. 20 at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles.

The first of the Gala Event shows will be held Sunday August 5th to celebrate Adam Yauch”s 43rd birthday at the Boston Opera House. The band expects this to be a truly special celebratory evening, i.e. velvet seats, velvet ropes champagne and strawberries. The band specifies that attendees must “Dress to impress and take a a photograph with casino online that special someone in a wicker chair, oh what?” Needless to say, proper dress is mandatory.

The full itinerary is now as follows:

August 1st – Philadelphia, PA – Festival Pier
August 5th- Boston, MA – Boston Opera House – A Gala Event – Exclusive Instrumental Show
August 6th – Boston, MA – Bank of America Pavilion – SOLD OUT
August 8th – New York, NY – Central Park Summerstage – SOLD OUT
August 9th – Brooklyn, NY – McCarren Pool – SOLD OUT
August 10th- NYC – Hammerstein Ballroom – A Gala Event – Exclusive Instrumental Show
August 16th – Denver, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheater – SOLD OUT
August 17th – Denver, CO – Fillmore – A Gala Event – Exclusive Instrumental Show
August 20th – Los Angeles, CA- Greek Theater
August 23rd – Santa Barbara, CA – Santa Barbara County Bowl – SOLD OUT
August 24th – San Francisco, CA – Warfield – A Gala Event – Exclusive Instrumental Show
August 25th – Berkeley, CA – Greek Theater – SOLD OUT

The Gala Event dates and the Los Angeles Greek Theater show go on sale this Friday June 29 and Saturday June 30. For more details, visit beastieboys.com.

ARCADE FIRE U.S. FALL TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED

LCD SOUNDSYSTEM CONFIRMED TO SUPPORT
ONLINE PRE-SALES TO BEGIN WEDS. JUNE 20

The first few dates of Arcade Fire’s next leg of North American dates has been announced: Sept. 17 at Red Rocks in Denver CO (on sale June 23) and Sept. 20 at the Hollywood Bowl (on sale June 30). LCD Soundsystem will support on all dates.

The band is currently in the midst of a UK/Europe festival tour that concludes with the Reading and Leeds Festivals on Aug. 25 & 26. Prior to the U.S. headline dates, they will appear at the Austin City Limits festival on Sept. 15, and will tape an appearance that weekend for an episode of Austin City Limits to air in December (exact date TBD).

The tour is scheduled to run through early October. More dates will be announced shortly.

In order to make the headline shows more accessible and to keep service charges low, Arcade Fire will make a limited number of tickets available for purchase directly through www.arcadefire.com prior to going on sale to the general public. Ticket pre-sales will start on Wednesday, June 20 at 10am Mountain via http://www.arcadefire.tickets.musictoday.com and ending on Friday, June 22 at 3PM Mountain.

For further information, contact Steve Martin or Eliot Wadsworth at nasty little man tel 212 343 0740 e eliot@nastylittleman.com

BEASTIE BOYS U.S. DATES ANNOUNCED

The Mix-Up Instrumental Album Out June 26

“The Boys owned this festival. Between the instrumental performance, headlining the main stage on Sunday…the best of the fest.”-PITCHFORK review of Beastie Boys at Sasquatch
Following the triumphant unveiling of Beastie Boys’ Gala Event doubleheader live experience at the 2007 Sasquatch festival, a first set of U.S. dates has been announced:

8/1  Philadelphia – Festival Pier
8/6  Boston – Bank of America Pavilion
8/8  New York – Summerstage
8/9  Brooklyn – McCarren Pool
8/16 Denver – Red Rocks
8/23 Santa Barbara – County Bowl
8/25 Berkeley – Greek Theater

The above dates will feature Beastie Boys in all their traditional hip hop glory. Additional, more intimate dates showcasing the band configuration featured on The Mix-Up (due out June 26 on Capitol) will be announced shortly.
Pre-sales for the above dates begin Thursday June 14th, with on-sales following Friday June 15th and Saturday June 16th.  For more details, visit beastieboys.com.

BLAQK AUDIO CEXCELLS DAVEY HAVOK/JADE PUGET PROJECT CONFIRMED FOR AUGUST 7 RELEASE

Davey Havok/Jade Puget Project Confirmed for August 7 Release

BLAQK AUDIO, the electronic side endeavor of AFI’s Jade Puget and Davey Havok, will finally see the light of day August 7 in the form of the debut album CexCells.

Recorded entirely by Havok and Puget and mixed by Dave Bascombe (Depeche Mode, Tears For Fears, Suede), CexCells expands upon and fully indulges the dark electronic textures that have influenced and pervaded the duo’s work for years. The results range from evocation of prime era Depeche Mode and early Ministry (“Stiff Kittens,” “Where Would You,” “Bitter For Sweet”) to four on the floor club-friendly
fare (“On A Friday,” “Snuff On Digital”) to vulnerable balladry (“Wake Up,” “The Fear”).

The common thread running through all of BLAQK AUDIO’s material-Havok’s signature dark vocal and lyrical stylings and Puget’s epic, emotional arrangements-will be instantly identifiable to AFI fans, despite the synthetic washes, keyboard flourishes and robotic beats supplanting the traditional guitar/bass/drum AFI framework.

There will be a BLAQK AUDIO tour in support of CexCells. Dates will be announced once confirmed.

For further information, please contact Steve Martin or Amy Grote at nasty little man tel 212 343 0740 e-mail amy@nastylittleman.com