Watch Out!: 2007
As 2006 draws to a close, the upcoming tours and album releases of 2007 come ever closer. Here's a look at what's coming up next year.

Midlake's US Tour (with 2 Canadian dates)
(Brad and I have seen them live; they're good.)

Feb. 2 The Republic New Orleans, LA
Feb. 3
Bottle Tree Cafe Birmingham, AL
Feb. 4
The Earl Atlanta, GA
Feb. 6
Local 506 Chapel Hill, NC
Feb. 7
Rock & Roll Hotel Washington, DC
Feb. 8
North Star Bar Philadelphia, PA
Feb. 9
Bowery Ballroom New York, NY
Feb. 10
Middle East (Upstairs) Boston, MA
Feb. 11
Mile End Cultural Centre (Main) Montreal, PQ

Feb. 12 Lee's Palace Toronto, ON
Feb. 13
Magic Stick Detroit, MI
Feb. 14
Schubas Chicago, IL
Feb. 15
7th Street Entry Minneapolis, MN
Feb. 22
Walter's On Washington Houston, TX
Feb. 23
The Parish Austin, TX
Feb. 24
Granada Theater Dallas, TX
Feb. 28
Rhythm Room Phoenix, AZ
Mar. 1
Casbah San Diego, CA
Mar. 3
Troubador Los Angeles, CA
Mar. 4
Bottom of the Hill San Francisco, CA

Mar. 6 Doug Fir Portland, OR
Mar. 7
Crocodile Cafe Seattle, WA
Mar. 8
Urban Lounge Salt Lake City, UT
Mar. 10
Hi-Dive Denver, CO

mp3 We Gathered in Spring

Damien Rice's European/Australian Tour

(There are more dates on the tour than are listed below. However, I'm purposely leaving out shows that are sold out.)

Feb. 15 Fremantle Theatre Perth, Australia
Feb. 17
Thebarton Theatre Adelaide, Australia
Feb. 20
Palais Theatre Melbourne, Australia
Feb. 23
Senmore Theatre Sydney, Australia
Mar. 5
L'Aeronef Lille, France

Mar. 6 Le Transbordeur Lyon, France
Mar. 7 Rock School Barbey Bordeaux, France
Mar. 10 La Laiterie Strasbourg, France
Mar. 12 Markthalle Hamburg, Germany
Mar. 15
Columbiahalle Berlin, Germany
Mar. 16
Herkulesaal Munich, Germany
Mar. 18
Sala Conservatorio Verdi Milan, Italy
Mar. 19
Le Grand Rex Paris, France
Mar. 22
Vega Copenhagen, Denmark
Mar. 23
Scentrum Scene Oslo, Norway

m4a Elephant

Explosion in the Sky's International Tour
(There are more tour dates on their schedule, but a couple are sold out and not included below.)

Feb. 19 Warsaw Brooklyn, NY
Feb. 23 Gebaude 9 Cologne, Denmark
Feb. 25
Paradiso Amsterdam, Netherlands
Feb. 26
AB Box Brussels, Belgium
Feb. 27
La Maroquinerie Paris, France
Mar. 5 Emo's (Outside) Austin, TX
Mar. 7
Numbers Houston, TX
Mar. 8
The Republic New Orleans, LA
Mar. 10
Crowbar Ybor City, FL
Mar. 11
Markham Park Sunrise, FL
Mar. 12
The Alcazar St. Augustine, FL
Mar. 13
Lenny's Bar Atlanta, GA
Mar. 14
Grey Eagle Asheville, NC
Mar. 15
Cat's Cradle Carrboro, NC
Mar. 16
Starr Hill Music Hall Charlottesville, VA
Mar. 17
9:30 Club Washington, DC
Mar. 18
Starlight Ballroom Philadelphia, PA
Mar. 20
Webster Hall New York, NY
Mar. 21
Middle East (Downstairs) Cambridge, MA
Mar. 23
Ukrainian Federation Montreal, QUE
Mar. 24
Opera House Toronto, ON
Mar. 26
St. Andrews Hall Detroit, MI
Mar. 28
Metro Chicago, IL
Mar. 29
First Avenue Minneapolis, MN
Mar. 30
Sokol Underground Omaha, NE
Mar. 31
The Bottleneck Lawrence, KS
Apr. 2
Granada Theatre Dallas, TX
Apr. 19
Astoria London, UK

mp3 A Song For Our Fathers

South by Southwest Music Festival

Brad and I will be there. You be there, too! The list of bands coming out has not been released yet, but, for sure, Pete Townshend will be the keynote speaker along with additional speakers, Rickie Lee Jones, Joe Boyd, and Booker T. A list of the Australian/New Zealand acts has been released and can be found here. The list includes such bands as Architecture in Helsinki, Hoodoo Gurus, and Bic Runga.

mp3 Architecture in Helsinki- Owls Go

Tv On the Radio's Spring Tour

Mar. 1 Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel Providence, RI
Mar. 3
Olympia Theatre Montreal, QC, Canada
Mar. 4
Kool Haus Toronto, ON, Canada
Mar. 6
Agora Theatre & Ballroom Cleveland, OH
Mar. 8
Vogue Theater Indianapolis, IN
Mar. 12
Metro Chicago, IL
Mar. 13
Metro Chicago, IL
Mar. 19
Ogden Theatre Denver, CO
Mar. 23
Roseland Theatre Portland, OR
Mar. 28
The Fillmore San Francisco, CA
Mar. 29
The Fillmore San Francisco, CA
Mar. 30
Henry Fonda Theatre Los Angeles, CA
Mar. 31
Henry Fonda Theatre Los Angeles, CA
Apr. 1
Gypsy Tea Ballrom Dallas, TX
Apr. 5
La Zona Rosa Austin, TX
Apr. 6
Meridian Houston, TX
Apr. 9
The Club at Firestone Orlando, FL
Apr. 10
Culture Room Fort Lauderdale, FL
Apr. 12
40 Watt Club Athens, GA
Apr. 13
Variety Playhouse Atlanta, GA
Apr. 17
Norva Theatre Norfolk, VA
Apr. 18
9:30 Club Washington, DC
Apr. 19
9:30 Club Washington, DC
Apr. 21
Vassar College Poughkeepsie, NY

mp3 Wolf Like Me

Album Releases
(Those without a specific date are tentative.)

Jan. 29
The Shins- Wincing the Night Away
Feb. 6 Bloc Party- A Weekend in the City
Mar. 6 Bright Eyes- Four Winds EP
March Aqualung- Memory Man
April Arcade Fire- Neon Bible
June Interpol- Moderation
October Coldplay- Untitled
- Three 6 Mafia- Da Last 2 Walk
- The White Stripes
- Dinosaur Jr.
- Franz Ferdinand
- Oasis
- Pixies
- Radiohead
- Spoon


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Soyea Happy New Years from us here at Both Sides.