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Deerhoof and Xiu Xiu and the Art Pop Tour
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By: Eric Steingold
July 06, 2010

Art-rock/obscure pop fiends, take note. Deerhoof and Xiu Xiu (both on the Kill Rock Stars record label), will share the bill this Fall for ten dates in the Eastern half of the US, as well as a few Canadian dates.

2010 has been a busy year for both bands: Deerhoof is currently at work on a new album, due for release early next year; Xiu Xiu has been touring extensively throughout the year in support of their February release Dear God, I Hate Myself.

Deerhoof and Xiu Xiu have joined forces in the past, when they played Joy Division's 1979 debut Unknown Pleasures in it's entirety at Austria's Donaufestival earlier this year. Plus, Deerhoof drummer Greg Saunier is pretty much an unofficial member of Xiu Xiu, so hopefully on this tour we'll get more Joy Division collaboration between the two groups.




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06-25 - Omaha, NB - Waiting Room (w/ Southeast Engine, Broken Spindles)
06-26 - Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue (w/ WHY?, Southeast Engine)
06-27 - Fargo, ND - The Aquarium (w/ Southeast Engine, Sleepy Sun)
06-28 - Winnipeg, MB - Jazzfest at Pyramid Cabaret (w/ Mahogany Frog)
06-30 - Calgary, AB - Central United Churst, Sled Island Festival
07-01 - Calgary, AB - Republik for Sled Island Festival
07-03 - Vancouver, BC - Jazzfest at Commodore Ballroom
07-04 - Olympia, WA - The Capitol Theatre (w/ AU, Parenthetical Girls)
07-05 - Seattle, WA - The Vera Project (w/ The Donkeys)
07-06 - Portland, OR - Berbatti's (w/ The Donkeys, Southeast Engine)
07-08 - San Francisco, CA - Bottom of the Hill (w/ The Donkeys)
09-30 - Ottawa, ON - Capital Music Hall (w/ Xiu Xiu, Father Murphy)
10-01 - Montreal, QC - Le Tulipe (Pop Montreal Fest w/ Danielson)
10-03 - Toronto, ON - Lee's Palace (w/ Xiu Xiu, Father Murphy)
10-05 - Bloomington, IN - Rhino's (w/ Xiu Xiu, Father Murphy)
10-06 - Cincinnati, OH - The Northside Tavern (w/ Xiu Xiu, Father Murphy)
10-07 - Cleveland Heights, OH - Grog Shop (w/ Xiu Xiu, Father Murphy)
10-08 - Buffalo, NY - Mohawk Place (w/ Xiu Xiu, Father Murphy)
10-09 - Northampton, MA - Pearl Street (w/ Xiu Xiu, Father Murphy)
10-10 - Boston, MA - Paramount (w/ Xiu Xiu, Father Murphy)
10-11 - Portland, ME - Space Gallery (w/ Xiu Xiu, Father Murphy)
10-12 - Milford, CT - Daniel Street (w/ Xiu Xiu, Father Murphy)


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